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Diana Fowler LeBlanc

Diana Fowler LeBlanc was educated at King’s Hall, Compton, Quebec and obtained her diploma in French Civilization from the University of Paris. In 1996, she earned her Bachelor of Social Work from McGill University. She continues to be passionately committed to the advancement of social issues, and has received Honorary Doctorates from the University of Ottawa (1999) and the University of Sudbury (2000) recognizing her interest and support of Indigenous people.

Diana Fowler LeBlanc Aboriginal Social Work Scholarship

In 1999, Mrs. Diana Fowler LeBlanc created the Diana Fowler LeBlanc Aboriginal Social Work Scholarship through her own fundraising efforts to provide nearly $1.5 million for First Nation, Inuit and Métis students interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in Social Work at recognized universities and colleges across Canada. This scholarship is aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at mature students who may already be active in this field within their communities; Indigenous applicants from all Canadian provinces and territories pursuing a post-secondary education in the field of Social Work are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants must be in good academic standing to receive this scholarship.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Social Work
Level of Study: Undergraduate or graduate
Indigenous Affiliation: Any
Other: Mature students are encouraged to apply who are interested in pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degrees in Social Work at recognized universities and colleges across Canada.