Recipients

2022 Selection Committee

The Board of the JD Bridges Foundation appointed a selection committee of 6 members across Canada to review the applications of each student who applied to the 2022 JD Bridges Bursary. After reading written applications, viewing a video presentation, and holding interviews, the Selection Committee was extremely impressed by the ambition of each applicant, and moved by their stories. We thank this esteemed panel for helping us build bridges for the upcoming 2023 law school admission cycle.

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Hon. Justice Marlyse Dumel

Ottawa, Ontario

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Fanta
Ly

Montreal, Quebec

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Hodson
Harding

Calgary, Alberta

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Marko Simmonds

Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Osaro
Obaseki

Vancouver, BC

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Shanice Prendergast

Toronto, Ontario

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Hon. Justice Marlyse Dumel

Ottawa, Ontario

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Fanta Ly

Montreal, Quebec

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Hodson Harding

Calgary, Alberta

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Marko Simmonds

Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Osaro Obaseki

Vancouver, British Columbia

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Shanice Prendergast

Toronto, Ontario

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2022 Recipient Map Tour

Thank you to each person who applied to the JD Bridges Bursary. As a result of the generous support from our donors and sponsors, we are proud to present the 20 recipients from our 2022 bursary program.

Hover over the bridges on the map to see the JD Bridges Bursary recipients.

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*The bridges do not represent exact locations.

Adam Lake (Ontario)

1 of 20

Ali Saleh (Ontario)

2 of 20

Anastasia Kelly (Manitoba)

3 of 20

Beyoncé Kaye (Ontario)

4 of 20

Danika Elias (British Columbia)

5 of 20

Jacqueline Kwafo (Ontario)

6 of 20

Jessica Bessem (British Columbia)

7 of 20

John Mweemba (Newfoundland and Labrador)

8 of 20

Joshua Grant (Ontario)

9 of 20

Joy Katjamana (Alberta)

10 of 20

Keren Harrison (Alberta)

11 of 20

Lila Iriburiro Happy (Ontario)

12 of 20

Mardochee Celestin (Ontario)

13 of 20

Nyarai Chidemo (Ontario)

14 of 20

Reem Elmahi (Manitoba)

15 of 20

Shenikah Newman (Ontario)

16 of 20

Shequera Powell (Ontario)

17 of 20

Velencia Scott-Ward (Ontario)

18 of 20

Whitney Igidi (Ontario)

19 of 20

Zakaria Abdulle (Ontario)

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2022 Recipients

We would like to thank all who applied to the JD Bridges Foundation Bursary Program. As a result of the generous support from our donors, we are proud to present the recipients from our 2022 bursary program!

Press the “Start Tour” button below to see the JD Bridges Bursary recipients. *The points do not represent exact locations.

Thanks again to our donors for helping us to build these bridges.

Adam Lake (Ontario)

1 of 20

Ali Saleh (Ontario)

2 of 20

Anastasia Kelly (Manitoba)

3 of 20

Beyoncé Kaye (Ontario)

4 of 20

Danika Elias (British Columbia)

5 of 20

Jacqueline Kwafo (Ontario)

6 of 20

Jessica Bessem (British Columbia)

7 of 20

John Mweemba (Newfoundland and Labrador)

8 of 20

Joshua Grant (Ontario)

9 of 20

Joy Katjamana (Alberta)

10 of 20

Keren Harrison (Alberta)

11 of 20

Lila Iriburiro Happy (Ontario)

12 of 20

Mardochee Celestin (Ontario)

13 of 20

Nyarai Chidemo (Ontario)

14 of 20

Reem Elmahi (Manitoba)

15 of 20

Shenikah Newman (Ontario)

16 of 20

Shequera Powell (Ontario)

17 of 20

Velencia Scott-Ward (Ontario)

18 of 20

Whitney Igidi (Ontario)

19 of 20

Zakaria Abdulle (Ontario)

20 of 20

2022 Recipients

We would like to thank all who applied to the JD Bridges Foundation Bursary Program. As a result of the generous support from our donors, we are proud to present the recipients from our 2022 bursary program!

Press the “Start Tour” button below to see the JD Bridges Bursary recipients. *The points do not represent exact locations.

Thanks again to our donors for helping us to build these bridges.

Adam Lake (Ontario)

1 of 20

Ali Saleh (Ontario)

2 of 20

Anastasia Kelly (Manitoba)

3 of 20

Beyoncé Kaye (Ontario)

4 of 20

Danika Elias (British Columbia)

5 of 20

Jacqueline Kwafo (Ontario)

6 of 20

Jessica Bessem (British Columbia)

7 of 20

John Mweemba (Newfoundland and Labrador)

8 of 20

Joshua Grant (Ontario)

9 of 20

Joy Katjamana (Alberta)

10 of 20

Keren Harrison (Alberta)

11 of 20

Lila Iriburiro Happy (Ontario)

12 of 20

Mardochee Celestin (Ontario)

13 of 20

Nyarai Chidemo (Ontario)

14 of 20

Reem Elmahi (Manitoba)

15 of 20

Shenikah Newman (Ontario)

16 of 20

Shequera Powell (Ontario)

17 of 20

Velencia Scott-Ward (Ontario)

18 of 20

Whitney Igidi (Ontario)

19 of 20

Zakaria Abdulle (Ontario)

20 of 20

2022 Recipient List

Congratulations to these recipients of the 2022 JD Bridges Bursary!

Email us at info@jdbridges.ca to learn more about how you can build bridges with us for our 2023 bursary cycle.

Adam Lake
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Ali Saleh
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Anastasia Kelly
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Beyoncé Kaye
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Danika Elias
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Jacqueline Kwafo
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Jessica Bessem
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John Mweemba
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Joshua Grant
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Joy Katjamana
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Keren Harrison
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Lila Iriburiro Happy
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Mardochee Celestin
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Nyarai Chidemo
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Reem Elmahi
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Shenikah Newman
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Velencia Scott-Ward
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Shequera Powell
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Whitney Igidi
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Zakaria Abdulle
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