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$60,000 Awarded to Youth Through Coca-Cola 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship

Ottawa, Ontario – Sept. 2, 2020 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Coca-Cola 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship.

A total of 60 youth from across the country have been awarded $1,000 scholarships for post-secondary or graduate studies during the 2020-2021 academic year. To view the list of Coca-Cola 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship recipients, click below:

“Through the generosity of The Coca-Cola Foundation, we are thrilled to empower youth leaders in achieving their educational goals,” said Shannon Benner, Chief Executive Officer of 4-H Canada. “We congratulate the 60 recipients for 2020 and know that as 4-H members, they are resilient toward adversity and will continue to effect positive change amid the challenges of our ever-changing world.”

Eligible scholarship applicants were chosen based on selection criteria that encompassed academic achievement, 4-H and community involvement, and a 500-word essay on either the importance of post-secondary education or how young people can play an active role in community and civic initiatives.

“Education has the power to change lives,” said Helen Smith Price, president of The Coca-Cola Foundation. “We are excited to partner with 4-H Canada in helping students pursue their academic dreams and realize their full potential.”

For more information on the Coca-Cola 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship, visit 4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.

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About 4-H Canada

For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has close to 23,500 members and more than 8,500 volunteer leaders. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world. To learn more about 4-H Canada, please visit 4-h-canada.ca and follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

About the Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Foundation is the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company. Since its inception in 1984, the Foundation has awarded more than $1 billion in grants to support sustainable community initiatives around the world. For more information about The Coca-Cola Foundation, please visit www.coca-cola.com/givesback.

For more information, media may contact:

Jessie Christie
Marketing and Communications Director
4-H Canada
613-316-5422
communications@4-h-canada.ca