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HIP Developments welcomes a new crop of creative minds to Waterloo Region with the “What Will You Create?” Scholarship

One student from either Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo or Conestoga College will be the recipient of the $1,000 scholarship.

WATERLOO | September 19, 2019 - HIP Developments, as part of its support for the Creative Capital of Canada movement, is proud to announce its “What Will You Create?” Scholarship benefitting one ambitious student attending post-secondary school in the Region.

“A new wave of students are coming to the post secondary schools of Waterloo Region – a place with a lineage of problem solving creativity,” says Scott Higgins, President of HIP Developments. “We think it’s important that they are welcomed in a way that teaches them about our community’s past successes and encourages them to carry the lineage forward.”

Students who are currently enrolled in Wilfred Laurier University, the University of Waterloo or Conestoga College are encouraged to submit an essay discussing what drives their passion and what they want to create. The winning applicant will demonstrate drive, passion, creativity and an idea that can change the world.

“By encouraging the next generation of creative minds, we take a step closer to becoming the Creative Capital of Canada,” says Higgins.

The Creative Capital of Canada is a grassroots movement of community and business leaders seeking to help shape the identity of the Waterloo Region by celebrating and extending our lineage of problem solving creativity.

Students can apply online at Applications will be received between September 1st and November 1st of this year, with the recipient being notified on November 31st.

About HIP Developments | Passionately building more than just real estate, HIP Developments is committed to building a community that is vibrant, creative, and confident. As an innovative leader in real estate development, HIP is an early supporter of helping shape Waterloo Region into the Creative Capital of Canada.

Media Contact | Melissa Durrell, Durrell Communications,