Scholarship Trust Fund Terms of Reference

 

Submit your CFUW Scholarship Application Form and letters of reference by email, to: scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca .

 

I        Name and Objective of the Fund

 

The fund shall be known as the “Canadian Federation of University Women/Barrie District Scholarship Trust Fund”.

 

A university scholarship of $2,000.00 may be awarded to a female student from one of the Barrie District secondary schools.

 

II      Selection Criteria

 

  1. The scholarship is to be presented to a female student who is enrolled in a degree course at an accredited Canadian university or who is enrolled in a degree or diploma course at a community college or other accepted institute of higher learning in Ontario.

 

  1. The applicant must have completed the Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma programme in four years or less.

 

  1. The applicant must have obtained a minimum average of 70% in at least three of the first semester O.S.S.G.D. subjects.  All subjects must have been taken only once.

 

  1. The applicant must have demonstrated a combination of leadership qualities and community service.

 

  1. The applicant must indicate the extent of financial need.

 

III    Selection Process

 

The applicant is asked to submit:

  1. A Canadian Federation of University Women/Barrie District Application form
  2. Two letters of reference . One academic and one non-school related
  3. Official transcript of subjects and marks for first and mid-term semesters
  4. Brief summary of how education is to be financed, i.e. family, OSAP, work, RESP, etc.

 Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

IV     Award

  • One $2,000.00 may be awarded to a female student in the Barrie District secondary schools.
  • The scholarships will be awarded at the school’s commencement.  The money will be given in a single payment upon confirmation of enrolment and of the first instalment of tuition fees in a Canadian University or a degree/diploma granting Ontario College.
  • In the event that no candidate applies, or qualifies, for the scholarship in any given year, that scholarship money will remain in the fund.  The awarding of a scholarship may be delayed one year because of extenuating circumstances.
  • If the quality of the applications warrants it, and if there are sufficient funds available, an additional Award/s of Excellence may be granted at the discretion of the Committee.

 

EVALUATION SUMMARY

  •  Academic Standing     30%
  • Activities in School and the Community    30%
  • Financial Need     40%                 

Total    100%