Grace Rumball Memorial Bursary

Established by family and friends. Mrs. Rumball contributed countless hours to this community, serving on the Public School board, Museum and arts Centre, Cambrian College Board of directors, Multi Cultural Society as well as many other organizations. She also hosted her own television talk show for many years. She had a special passion for Science North. Mrs. Rumball became a member of the Science North Board of Trustees in November of 1982. She was a member of the Official Opening Committee and was responsible for planning the Queen’s visit in October of 1984. She also served on the Fundraising and Property and Finance Committees. Having chaired the Food Services Committee during her tenure on the Board, she is credited with playing a large part in establishing excellent food service at Science North. Mrs. Rumball was Science North’s Goodwill ambassador at large having represented the Board at many important Science North Special Events. She believed strongly in the power of positive communication. The purpose of this award is to provide financial assistance to a full time student enrolled at Laurentian University, in the Science Communication program. The bursary will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, and Ontario residency as defined by OSAP to a full time student enrolled at Laurentian University. Value is variable. Application is required.