The Eric Woodward Foundation (the “EWF”) Board of Directors is delighted to announce that the Fort Langley Project has started a new scholarship program for Langley teens to pursue post-secondary education. The Foundation has committed a minimum of $500,000 dollars over the next five years, starting with at least 5 to 8 scholarships to be awarded in 2022, starting for this September.
It's great to be able to give talented young people with so much potential some support. They will not have to worry about tuition, and can just focus on their studies.
I didn't have anyone helping me get through university, and it's hard, especially when you don't have perfect grades. Where we can, we want to help with that. — Eric Woodward, Chair
Within a qualifying program, each awarded scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition for up to four consecutive years, or until a first bachelor’s degree or diploma is achieved.
The Eric Woodward Foundation is committed to helping students that need a little extra help succeed in a rapidly changing world. These full-tuition scholarships are available to students based in Langley who want to help support change, nurture progress, and are preparing to ontribute to making the world a better place.
The scholarship program is administered by Universities Canada and is available to students who meet the following criteria:
A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident;
A full-time resident of the Township of Langley;
Be entering or already enrolled in full-time studies in a first bachelor degree or first diploma program in the upcoming academic year; and
Have a minimum cumulative average of 70%, or equivalent, over the last three terms of available marks. Non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.
Helping educate the next generation is one of the most important things we can do to better society as a whole. — Barry Dashner, Vice-Chair
The scholarship application page for the EWF scholarship program can be found at Universties Canada. Applications close on March 23rd, 2022. A minimum of five scholarships will be awarded in early May 2022.
About the Eric Woodward Foundation
The Eric Woodward Foundation was established in 2018 to transition the holdings of Eric Woodward in downtown Fort Langley for charitable purposes, stewarded by and for the community. More information can be found at fortlangleyproject.org/about.
We are thrilled to finally announce that we are donating $50,000 from the recent filming in downtown Fort Langley.
Filming definitely impacts our community. We want to thank everyone for their patience with the disruptions too. It's great, especially with the current situation, to be able to put some of this money back into our community.
The Board of the Fort Langley Business Improvement Association (the “FLBIA”) is delighted to announce that the Eric Woodward Foundation (the “EWF”) will be assuming the management and coordination of the annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival.
Today the super cool artists at A-Star Art Parlour from Aldergrove completed a mural on an exposed building in the heart of the village of Fort Langley.
With the ongoing restoration of the green space and removal of the derelict buildings at the corner of Glover Road and Mary Avenue, the south side of the building that hosts Coast Capital Savings become visually exposed. Public art has made addressed this.
Today, the Foundation has finally begun the process to remove four derelict buildings in the heart of Fort Langley at Glover Road and Mary Avenue.
The Foundation committed this week to donate $100,000 towards the construction of the new 15-Bed Hospice Residence for Langley.
The new residence will be located on 52nd Avenue at 219A Street in Langley. It will be a free standing Hospice Residence with its own kitchen and specialized bathing facilities, patient care and support services. It will also have a family kitchen and laundry, access to common areas. Each patient room will have its own outdoor patio, with access to a vibrant outdoor garden and courtyard designed for use by mobility devices.
The Foundation is thrilled to finally announce its commitment to donate $1,100,000 to the new Emergency Department expansion at Langley Memorial Hospital.
Langley’s Eric Woodward to transfer tens of millions in Fort Langley property holdings and development profits to charitable foundation.
Three Fort Langley pending mixed-used commercial development sites and existing holdings of Eric Woodward’s Statewood Properties Ltd. will be irrevocably transferred to the newly-formed Eric Woodward Foundation beginning in 2019. These holdings currently represent a combined value of approximately $55 million.