Our Scholars

Every year, we assess over 4,000 applicants and select up to 34 promising young Canadians as Loran Scholars, based on evidence of integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.

We provide Loran Scholars with opportunities to explore, develop and share their talents over four years of undergraduate study. At this time, there are 121 scholars attending 19 different universities across the country.

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Adam Guthrie
Loran Scholar - 2017
University of British Columbia
École Secondaire Notre Dame High School
Red Deer, Alberta

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Adrianna Vanos - 2017 Loran Scholar

Adrianna Vanos
Loran Scholar - 2017
University of King's College
St. James Catholic High School
Guelph, Ontario

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Allison Harrod
BMO Capital Markets Loran Scholar - 2017
University of Ottawa
Erin District High School
Hillsburgh, Ontario

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Blair Crawford
Young Fund Loran Scholar - 2017
McGill University
McKinnon Park Secondary School
Caledonia, Ontario

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Cameron Carter - 2017 Loran Scholar

Cameron Carter
Scace Loran Scholar - 2017
University of Toronto
St. John Brebeuf Regional Secondary School
Abbotsford, British Columbia

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Chedi Mbaga
Applebanks Loran Scholar - 2017
University of New Brunswick
St. Michael's College School
Toronto, Ontario

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Cheyenne Brown - 2017 Loran Scholar

Cheyenne Brown
McCall MacBain Loran Scholar - 2017
Queen's University
Kalamalka Secondary School
Vernon, British Columbia

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Dawn Avery - 2017 Loran Scholar

Dawn Avery
BMO Loran Scholar - 2017
McGill University
King George Secondary School
Vancouver, British Columbia

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Faris Mecklai

Faris Mecklai
Loran Scholar - 2017
McMaster University
Mulgrave School
North Vancouver, British Columbia

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Finley Wheeler - 2017 Loran Scholar

Finley Wheeler
McCall MacBain Loran Scholar - 2017
University of British Columbia
Morden Collegiate
Morden, Manitoba

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Our Alumni

The first three Loran Scholars graduated from university in 1994. Today, our 478 alumni are pursuing a wide variety of careers in Canada, the U.S. and other parts of the world. They include the former CEO of a global company, award-winning entrepreneurs, senior executives of large-scale institutions, six clerks at the Supreme Court of Canada, 21 Rhodes Scholars, the North Area Medical Director for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority, scientists, educators, World Bank economists and executive directors of local and national charities.

Their passions, projects and careers are strikingly diverse, but what unites them is their continued commitment to one another and to our core values of character, service and leadership.

Although the average age of our alumni is only 30, and many of them are still pursuing graduate studies, 93% have made a donation to the foundation. They also dedicate thousands of volunteer hours to selecting and supporting future scholars.

Alumni remain connected to one another through gatherings organized by regional coordinators and the Connexion reunion weekend.

alumni in Canada, the U.S. and around the world

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have made donations to the foundation

Loran Scholars chosen as Rhodes Scholars in 24 years