UW award honours Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Laureen Harper, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Duchess of Cambridge, Sharon Johnston and Governor General David Johnston listen to Prince William deliver remarks at the official welcome to Canada at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Thursday, June 30, 2011. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, July 26, 2011 3:40PM EDT
An award named in honour of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been established at University of Waterloo.
Governor General David Johnston and his wife Sharon made a contribution for the award to honour the recent marriage of the royal couple.
The Governor General is a former president of the university.
The award will be presented during the 2011-2012 academic year and is valued at $5,000.
It will help support a student with volunteer and-or leadership experience.