‘Get it’ scholarship for Maple Ridge student

Yuliya Dmitriieva of Maple Ridge to pursue an education in molecular biology and biochemistry.

Yuliya Dmitriieva of Maple Ridge has received an award from Coast Capital Savings to help her with her post-secondary education.

Coast Capital Savings has awarded $152,000 to 60 students across the province through the union’s Youth Get It Education Awards.

Awards are given to students who have faced exceptional hardships, but have managed to succeed in school nonetheless.

Dmitriieva will be using the money to pursue an education in molecular biology and biochemistry.

Since 2004 Coast Capital Savings has helped 650 students fund their post-secondary educations.

These students have had struggles with mental health and challenging family dynamics. They have faced homelessness, lived in foster care and survived cancer.

Other youth-focused initiatives by the credit union include it’s Youth Get It Interns opportunities that provide paid work experience for Grade 11 and 12 students and three regional Youth Get It Community Councils that decide the allocation of the Coast Capital community’s youth-focused investment grants.

• To learn more about the programs, go to coastcapitalsavings.com.

 

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