Calgary, Alberta, Canada – MapleMoney is proud to announce the launch of its annual Financial Literacy Scholarship of $1,000. The announcement was made on stage during the Millennials on the Money event held at Heritage Hall on the SAIT campus, on November 20th, 2017.
Created to encourage young Canadians to improve their financial literacy, the MapleMoney scholarship opens each year in November as part of Financial Literacy Month. The scholarship is available to Canadian citizens enrolled at an accredited two or four year college or university in Canada or the United States on a full-time basis for the 2018-2019 academic year.
“We’re so proud to be able to offer this opportunity,” says Tom Drake, MapleMoney’s founder. “In keeping with Financial Literacy Month, our goal is to help young Canadians manage their personal finances successfully.”
And as the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada points out, financial literacy is not only important for the financial well-being of individuals, but also for the economy as a whole. This year’s theme is “Take charge of your finances: It pays to know!”
This year’s MapleMoney scholarship committee is an all-star list, consisting of Rob Carrick, personal finance columnist at The Globe and Mail, Jim Yih, retirement expert at Retire Happy and Tom Drake, founder of MapleMoney.
For information on how to apply, visit https://maplemoney.com/scholarship/. The scholarship committee will select one winner for the $1,000 CAD scholarship, which will be awarded in the form of a cheque. The winner will be notified by email and announced on the MapleMoney website.
Established in 2009 by Financial Analyst Tom Drake, MapleMoney’s mission is to help Canadians make money, save money, invest money and spend money with a view to creating lasting financial freedom.
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