Scholarship Information

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Scholarship Selection Committee

The Scholarship Selection Committee consists of five members, including two education professionals. For the 2015-2016 school year, three scholarships of $1500 will be awarded to university applicants and one scholarship of $750 will be awarded to a college applicant.

Eligibility

Applications will be considered once the following eligibility requirements are met:

a) The applicant demonstrates a financial need for the scholarship.
b) The minimum academic requirements are met (75% for high school students applying to university, 70% for students already enrolled in a post-secondary institution, 65% for high school students applying to college).
c) The applicant resides in one of Toronto’s 31 Neighbourhood Improvement Areas OR Toronto’s 13 Priority Neighbourhoods. Click Here
d) The applicant is a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant and permanent resident of Canada.
e) The applicant provides a transcript. Applicants who are currently in high school must submit a transcript which includes Grade 11-12 marks. Applicants who are already enrolled in a post-secondary institution must submit an official transcript.
f) The applicant submits a resume.
g) The applicant submits a Personal Statement (maximum 750 words).
h) The applicant is applying to attend an accredited post-secondary institution for the 2017-2018 school year.
i) The application is completed in its entirety and postmarked by the application deadline,
June 30, 2017.

Application Instructions

Please complete each part of the application according to the instructions below.

1. Application Form

Include your completed application form. Please check for accuracy of all information before submitting.

2. Academic Transcript

Include a transcript which shows your Grade 11-12 marks. For university applicants who are currently in high school a minimum B (75%) average is required. For students who are currently in high school and applying to college a minimum C (65%) average is required. For applicants who are currently enrolled in post secondary studies, a minimum B- (70%) average is required.

3. Proof of Identification/Residence

• Provide proof of residence. You must live in or go to school in a Priority Neighbourhood or Neighbourhood Improvement Areas.

• Provide proof of identification. (E.g. photo ID, school student ID card).

4. Resume

Please attach a current resume to the application. Your resume should include all summer and/or part-time jobs as well as volunteer activities and recreation/extra-curricular activities you have been involved in during high school.
5. Letters of Recommendation

Attach two letters of recommendation. At least one must be completed by a Teacher, Guidance Counsellor, Vice-Principal or Principal. Contact information must be included for verification purposes.

6. Personal Statement (Maximum 750 words)

Write a brief essay that will help us get to know you better. Your essay should explain how your education and career goals are aligned with the core values of Jerome Henry Foundation. It should also include non-academic attributes such as service to the community, leadership and extra-curricular activities. Also, indicate what receipt of the scholarship would mean to you.

7. Financial Statement

• Outline your educational expenses:
(E.g. the amount of money you need to cover tuition, books, personal living expenses, educational supplies and equipment etc.).

• Outline other sources of financial support:
(E.g. how much you will be receiving from government benefits, parents and other charitable organizations etc.).

8. Proof of Acceptance

If selected, proof of acceptance to a post-secondary institution will be required before the scholarship is awarded. Please send your completed application and supporting documents to:

Jerome Henry Foundation
2682 Eglinton Ave., P.O. Box 42505
Medical Centre P.O.
Scarborough, ON
M1K 2S0

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