“Creating experiential learning opportunities for all our students is a priority for Concordia. The Doggone Foundation has been bold and generous in its support of Fine Arts student learning outside of the classroom,” says Concordia President Graham Carr. (Photo: Business Wire)

 

Concordia University has received a $2M gift from the Doggone Foundation in support of internships for Fine Arts students. The funds will be used to create an additional 40 annual Elspeth McConnell Fine Arts Awards valued at $5K each, and will provide an additional $10K per year to fund the Bill McLennan Northwest Coast Travel Award to support a full-time graduate student who travels to British Columbia to learn about Northwest Coast art-making and Indigenous cultures. “Doggone is a key partner for Concordia in providing paid internships for our students who, in turn, help a variety of arts and cultural organizations thrive,” said Concordia President Graham Carr. The Montreal-based charity provided the gift through the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now..

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