2017 CFUW Guelph Scholarship & Award Recipients

Conestoga Bursary Award Winners

  • Ashley Newton –Interior Decorating
  • Jennifer Burnett – Motive Power Technician – Automotive Service
  • Haley Withers – Educational Support

University of Guelph Scholarship Award Winners

Hiba Abdallah
Hiba Abdallah

Hiba Abdallah is the Winner of the Graduate Award in Fine Arts. Hiba Abdallah is a second-year MFA student at the University of Guelph’s School of Fine Art and Music. She will graduate in May of 2017 and conclude her studies with a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Guelph on the 4th of May 2017. As an artist and facilitator, Abdallah is curious about what art can do in the everyday experience of social and civic life. Her practice borrows from collaborative, bureaucratic, and pedagogical structures as tools for agitating cultural constructs. Her current body of work focuses on the Arabic language through site-specific interventions and participatory projects in Guelph, Ontario.

Elizabeth Miller
Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth Miller is the winner of the Undergraduate Award in Engineering and Physical Science. She is currently finishing her third year of the Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry program.  Elizabeth is still deciding between many different options when she graduates. She’d like to enter a medical related field and has been considering pharmacy school.

Paula Miotto
Paula Miotto

Paula Miotto is the winner of the Graduate Award in Nutrition. She says: I am a third-year PhD Candidate under the supervision of Dr. Graham Holloway at the University of Guelph (Human Health and Nutritional Sciences department). After completing my bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at Brock University, I pursued my MSc with Drs. Wendy Ward and Brian Roy, with research focused on nutrition and bone health. To date, I have conducted several research projects that highlight the effects of resveratrol, high fat, or omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on bone, muscle, and liver metabolism, with specific focus on how changes in mitochondrial bioenergetics can prevent or slow the progression of chronic diseases.”