The Cochrane Immigrant Services Committee has handed out its first scholarship.

Jean Emperado is the first recipient to receive funding from this new scholarship program. 

She will receive the $250 scholarship at the Newcomer Welcome Night which will be hosted at The Boys & Girls Club of Cochrane's teen space. 

The Newcomer night will be held on February 3, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The committee is accepting applications for an additional scholarship until Friday, January 24 and there will be two more available with a deadline in August.

The scholarship applications can be found here.