Do you like family, friends, fun and food?
The late Dennis Stefanson did. He also loved the Icelandic Festival. It was his favourite weekend of the year. He was a President of the Icelandic Festival and throughout his life, he gave generously of his time. He spent his working years in the education system as a teacher, principal and superintendant. He understood the importance of living a balanced life which involved time with his family, time with his friends, time working as a volunteer and time doing the things that he loved in life with enthusiasm.
The family of the late Dennis Stefanson have established The Dennis N. Stefanson Memorial Scholarship in memory of Dennis. The amount of the Scholarship is $500.00. The Scholarship will be awarded in consultation with the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba at the Islendingadagurinn on the August long weekend of each year. The general criteria for the Dennis N. Stefanson Memorial Scholarship include at this time:
1. Responsible community citizenship
2. Volunteer spirit
3. Promotion of Icelandic culture
4. Educational opportunity and /or achievement
The Stefanson family has had a rich tradition of involvement, enjoyment and commitment to the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. This scholarship will enhance and continue the close connection between the Stefanson family and the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba while honoring the dedication Dennis had to the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. Submit this information on or before July 15 (to be announced on the August Long Weekend)
Please send your application to:
The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba
Attn: Dennis N. Stefanson Scholarship
107 94 First Avenue
Gimli, MB R0C 1B1