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Scholarship Awards

2021 WIBCA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The purpose of the Scholarship Awards is to recognize students with strong determination and commitment towards higher education and to assist students who have overcome adversity.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The award is open to students of African, African- Canadian & Caribbean descent. To be eligible for these awards, the student must be a Canadian citizen and a bona fide resident of the West Island within the geographical territory of the WIBCA Community – Pierrefonds-Roxboro, L’ Île Bizard, Dollard des Ormeaux, Kirkland, Beaconsfield, Dorval/Lachine, Pointe Claire, Ste-Geneviève, Baie-d Urfé, Beaurepaire, and Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue & Vaudreuil.

Three (3) awards will be given to eligible students as follows:

  1. One student in his /her final year of High School and who has gained admission to CEGEP.
  2. One student in or newly admitted to CEGEP or gained admission to University.
  3. One student in or newly admitted Vocational or Adult Education.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate involvement with WIBCA and with the wider community.

APPLICATION FORMS

Application Forms will be made available to all prospective students at each teaching institution or on the WIBCA website.

Considerations for the awards will only be for those who have duly completed and submitted their applications within the deadline of 5:00 pm. May 28, 2021.

The awards are presented in the fall of each year.

Note     Final date for submission is May 28, 2021