Doctors of BC scholarship winners

Ms Amaris Richardson Ms Asha Singhal
Ms Amaris Richardson Ms Asha Singhal

Doctors of BC awarded its annual $1000 scholarships for 2022 to Ms Amaris Richardson and Ms Asha Singhal. The commendable recipients were chosen from an abundance of highly impressive applicants.

Ms Amaris Richardson is enrolled at the University of Alberta in the Secondary Education program and hopes to become a French immersion high school history teacher. She grew up volunteering in child care and outreach services and by working with youth was able to learn about the field of education that she is entering. Throughout high school in Kelowna, Amaris was a teacher’s assistant for a teacher who had a very positive influence on her life and made her interested in the subjects she has chosen to pursue. In her free time, Ms Richardson enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with friends and family.

Ms Asha Singhal is a graduate of J.N. Burnett Secondary School, in Richmond. She is currently in her first year of nursing school at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus. She has been teaching sexual health education with Vancouver Coastal Health’s BLUSH program for about a year and helped write parts of the workshop programs over the past summer. She has recently started teaching standard first aid to high school students and hopes to spark other students’ interest in careers in paramedicine and nursing. Ms Singhal plans to pursue a career in either nursing or medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, skating, and swimming with friends.

For more than 15 years, Doctors of BC has presented the scholarship award to children of members in good standing who are completing high school and planning to continue studies at a recognized postsecondary institution. For more information about the award, visit


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