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FCT Charitable Foundation Launches New Scholarship Program

The Honourable William G. Davis Scholarship offers five $1,000 scholarships to post-secondary students in Canada

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, April 28, 2015 – The FCT Charitable Foundation (FCTCF) is excited to announce the launch of The Honourable William G. Davis Scholarship. In its inaugural year, these scholarships will award five successful applicants with a $1,000 scholarship. In order to be awarded a scholarship, each applicant must be accepted or are currently enrolled at a post-secondary Canadian institution, and reside in a community in which FCT employees live and/or work.

These new scholarships have been named after The Honourable William G. Davis, the 18th Premier of Ontario, whose passion for education contributed to his work in building Ontario’s community college system. For the past decade, Mr. Davis has served as the Chair of FCT’s board of directors, and on the
First American board of directors (FCT’s parent company) from 1997-2013.

“It is my pleasure to announce The Honourable William G. Davis FCTCF Scholarship,” said Michael LeBlanc, Chair, FCTCF and Chief Executive Officer, FCT. “I am delighted to recognize Mr. Davis’ impressive dedication to FCT and to education in general with the launch of this new scholarship program. “

How to apply

Students are asked to fill out an application form, which includes their most recent transcript, their community and volunteer involvement, any extra-curricular activities, and an essay explaining to the committee why they deserve the scholarship. All applications must be submitted to the FCTCF
( by June 30, 2015. Each application will then be reviewed by a panel of teaching professionals who will advise the FCTCF on their selections by late August 2015.

To learn more about the scholarships and how to apply, visit

About FCT Charitable Foundation

The creation of the FCT Charitable Foundation (FCTCF) is built on a strong foundation of values and charitable giving. The FCT Charitable Foundation is a private charity foundation (registration #80435 3456 RR0001). With the launch of FCTCF, FCT employees are directly empowered to select and support
local charities in the region in which they work. It enables our employees to put into action, in very meaningful ways, their passion to serve. FCTCF is required under its charity registration to support charitable activities to alleviate homelessness and poverty, and to offer scholarships to individuals
attending post-secondary institutions in Canada.

About FCT

Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 800 employees across the country. The group provides industry-leading title insurance, default solutions and other realestate-related products and services to approximately 1,250 lenders, 43,000 legal professionals and 5,000 recovery professionals, as well as real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders, nationwide.

For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at

† The FCT group of companies includes FCT Insurance Company Ltd. which provides title and valuation insurance with the exception of commercial policies, which are provided jointly by FCT Insurance Company Ltd. and First American Title Insurance Company. Services by First Canadian Title Company Limited.


Wendy Rinella
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