The ILAC Foundation
Promoting Peace through International Education
"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."
-Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist
Students from around the world were asked to write an essay on the subject of "How International Education Can Contribute to World Peace." The winners will be awarded $50,000 in scholarships to study at a Canadian university or college of their choice.
ILAC Pathway Scholarships
The ILAC Foundation offers individual scholarships of $500 CAD to international students who complete the highest level of the ILAC Pathway Program and are accepted into a Canadian university or college.
The Daughters for Life Foundation Scholarships
ILAC has donated $200,000 CAD to the Daughters for Life Foundation, a Canadian-Palestinian charity that provides educational and leadership opportunities for girls and women in the Middle East.
The scholarships include:
- 10 one-year ILAC university pathway program scholarships for female students from the Middle East
- Free accommodation in Canada for 3 female students, up to $10,000 each
- 20 one-year scholarships distributed over the next five years to female students accepted into programs across the Middle East
Students will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement and financial need. The criteria and selection process will be handled directly by The Daughters for Life Foundation. For more information, visit: www.daughtersforlife.com.
(From the left) Bernardo Riveros, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish and Jonathan Kolber at the ILAC Gala Dinner, May 2012.