Applications due by the Friday before March Break. Do NOT follow the deadlines listed in each award. This is our due date to the boar
The Brian Smith Memorial Scholarships funded by TD Bank (through the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa) provide awards for two students graduating from a high school in the Ottawa area to attend any university or college in the City of Ottawa. This is the 20th year for these scholarships. The 2 scholarship pay tribute to Brian Smith's work in the Ottawa Community, and is intended to fund recipients who will serve as a model for other young people in the community. These are for two high school students who are graduating this year. It goes to someone who has had to overcome a significant hardship in their life and has limited resources to attend university or college.
Process: St Mark Award Committee will select 1 name to be forwarded to the school board. The Brian Smith Scholarship committee will then interview four or five finalists.
Application: * complete the application form below - be sure to include the required attachments (see page 6 of the application)
Criteria: Ø Financial hardship is an essential qualifying criterion for all applicants. Ø Candidates must also demonstrate that they have overcome significant personal hardship. Ø Candidates should have taken an active role in school or community sports programs. Ø Candidates need to demonstrate participation as a community volunteer. Ø There are no specific academic requirements beyond those required by the post‑secondary institution, which the applicant wishes to attend. The selection committee will, however, review high school academic transcripts.
Incomplete application will not be considered.
Value: One student will receive $5,000 while a second student will receive $2,500.
Deadline:TBD - date will be adjusted once the award is confirmed
To Apply: directly to Brian Smith Foundation
Please send your completed application to: The Brian Smith Scholarship Committee C/o Gavin Simmons-Seigel, 2825 Dumaurier Ave Ottawa, ON K2B 7W3 613-232-0925 x 263 or present it, in person, to a staff member Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Awaiting confirmation of award. Application will be posted once determined. Deadline may be adjusted accordingly.