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Fund Management

The Robertson-Holmes Memorial Scholarship/Bursary Fund was established in September 1967 following the accidental death of teenage college bound students, David Robertson and Stephen Holmes. Founding members included Ivan Robertson, J. A. Campbell, and the Reverend Stewart Clarke. They established a committee to administer the fund which would include representation from the community, the presiding St. Andrew’s United Church minister, and educational representatives from New Richmond High School and Bonaventure Polyvalent. For almost thirty years the fund was diligently tended by Marion Pritchard in her capacity as Secretary-Treasurer. With sincere gratitude and regret, the Committee accepted Ms. Prichard’s retirement from that position in June 2011.

The duties of the committee are to:

The Robertson-Holmes was and continues to be the recipient of monies donated as memorials to loved ones. Some of these are given at the time of death, or, on the occasion of an anniversary of a death, or, of the birthday of a fondly remembered individual. All monies received as memorials is considered as capitol and is invested with a financial institution offering the best available rate and CDIC protection, only the interest from the investments is available for the annual grants to the successful applicant(s). A scholarship/bursary is available for any student who:

Ivan Robertson

Ivan Robertson

Bud Campbell

Bud Campbell

Marion Pritchard

Marion Pritchard