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The Maturine-Romain Award

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To honour the memory and lives of Evelina Maturine and Lucie Romain, the grandmothers of Dr. Bernice McKenzie, this scholarship has been created to support and encourage students of African descent as they pursue post-secondary studies.


This award will be given annually to at least one student of African descent who is currently attending a secondary school in the Essex County area and will be commencing post-secondary studies in September 2021 on a full-time basis (students will be required to provide proof of attendance).

Application Forms

Applications can be downloaded at

Deadline to Apply

The submission deadline to apply is Friday June 18, 2021

More Information

Please contact the Amherstburg Freedom Museum at 519-736-5433 Or visit


MK WhelanThe Maturine-Romain Award

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