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September 24, 25, 26, 2021

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Each year, the Marie Dressler Foundation awards one or more bursary/Scholarships to grade 12 students at Bursaries 2015l-r Kieran Yates, Connor Dobos, Sabina LitherlandWest Northumberland High Schools (Cobourg & Port Hope). The scholarships are worth $1000 and applications are submitted via the schools in the area. The money is primarily raised from the proceeds of the Vintage Film Festival but also from sponsors, yard sales and other events.  On June 27, 2015, the three winners for 2015 were congratulated and given their awards - see photos below.

This year winners are:

  • Kieran Yates graduate of St. Mary Secondary School
  • Sabina Litherland graduate of Cobourg District Collegiate West
  • Connor Dobos graduate of Cobourg District Collegiate West

Their full bios and more details of the event are available at the Marie Dressler Web site here.


 Rick Miller & Kieran YatesRick Miller & Kieran YatesBursaries 2015Rick Miller, Connor Dobos, Kieran Yates, Sabina Litherland, Cathie Houston


Sabina LitherlandSabina Litherland Connor DobosConnor Dobos

Previous Winners

There is a full list of previous scholarship winners here. (On the Marie Dressler site).