Three York Region students are contenders for a Loran Award.

More than 4,400 students applied for the $100,000 award, and Newmarket’s Clara Dunlop, Thornhill’s Max Erenberg and Markham’s Janae Knott are among the 84 finalists. Only 32 scholars will be selected to receive the award valued at $100,000 over four years of undergraduate study, including a $10,000 annual stipend, tuition waivers from one of 25 partner universities, mentorship, summer internship funding, a weeklong orientation expedition in Algonquin Park, as well as annual retreats and forums.

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