In the 1990s, The W. Garfield Weston Awards were established as the first national scholarships for college students. This program supported hundreds of talented individuals helping them to fulfil their potential.
Building on this legacy, the Foundation is responding to the skilled tradesperson deficit in Canada by supporting college students across Canada. Loyalist College exemplifies this program, providing an innovative approach in helping students gain the education, experience and qualifications they need for a successful career. A unique system of incentives encourages students to complete additional training, thereby boosting their qualifications and future employment opportunities. Standing as a model for other colleges across Canada, this successful program supports motivated students, changes lives and builds a stronger workforce.
The Weston family has supported education in museums and other cultural institutions through transformational donations.Learn More
The Foundation provides a range of university and college scholarships annually at institutions across Canada.Learn More