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GLEN NEWBY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN TO SIMCOE COUNTY YOUTH


Elizabeth McKeeman, CEO of New Path Youth & Family Services and James Thomson, President and CEO of New Path Foundation pictured together at the Barrie Common Roof on Ferris Lane.
Elizabeth McKeeman and James Thomson at the Barrie Common Roof on Ferris Lane.

The Glen Newby Scholarship Fund, a collaboration between New Path Foundation and New Path Youth & Family Services, is accepting applications from Simcoe County youth who are entering into or continuing in post-secondary studies and/or apprenticeship programs. This scholarship was created to support the legacy and commitment of Glen Newby’s work in child and youth mental health.


“This scholarship fund provides additional opportunities for youth in our communities to succeed in their post-secondary or apprenticeship studies,” says James Thomson, President and CEO of New Path Foundation. “This is our commitment to continue to build on the legacy and work of Glen Newby’s work in supporting child and youth mental health.”

Scholarship applications open on January 25th, 2021 and are available to any young person up to the age of 24 years residing in Simcoe County, entering into or continuing in post-secondary studies and/or apprenticeship programs. There are 3 scholarships available, one award of $2,500 and two awards of $1,250 each. More information and the application form are available at: www.newpathfoundation.org/scholarship


“This is a wonderful opportunity for youth in our community to get some financial support for their studies,” says, Elizabeth McKeeman, CEO of New Path Youth & Family Services. “Providing support to young people in our community is vital to helping them succeed. It is our hope that this scholarship fund will help them as they transition into post-secondary.”


About New Path Foundation

New Path Foundation is a public foundation with a volunteer board of directors which serves as a link between donors, charitable interests and the vital needs of community members. New Path Foundation develops and manages philanthropic investment and mobilizes community support directed to New Path Youth and Family Services, meeting the needs of children, youth and families.


To learn more about New Path Foundation, to donate, or get involved please visit www.newpathfoundation.org, follow us on social media Twitter: @Help4The1in5 and Facebook: New Path Foundation or sign up for the TrailSigns Newsletter.


About New Path Youth & Family Services of Simcoe County

New Path Youth & Family Services of Simcoe County is a registered not for profit charitable organization. We are an accredited children’s mental health agency providing a range of innovative and timely services for children, youth and their families. We are the Lead Agency in Simcoe County working to plan for and integrate child and youth mental health services across Simcoe County.


New Path offers a range of fully-funded child and youth mental health services across Simcoe County in Alliston, Barrie, Bradford, Cookstown, Collingwood, Midland and Orillia. In order to access services, families can call 705-725-7656 to arrange an appointment. To learn more about New Path Youth and Family Services, to donate, or get involved please visit www.newpath.ca, follow us on social media Facebook: New Path Youth & Family Services Twitter: @NewPathYFS or sign up for our quarterly TrailSigns Newsletter

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Media Contact

Dominika Zapolnik, Communication Manager

New Path Youth and Family Services

New Path Foundation

Phone: 705.627.3067

Email: dzapolnik@newpath.ca

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