(1) Sponsored by Tropicana Community Services (Robert K. Brown was a founding father) which is a not-for-profit organization providing culturally appropriate social services to youth in east Toronto. This scholarship of $1,500.00 is to be awarded, with special consideration for Black males, to a student pursuing a career in the field of Social Services at the bachelorís or masterís degree level. The recipient would have demonstrated his (or her) inclination towards the social service field either through paid or volunteer experience, or current field of study
WHO SHOULD APPLY
To be considered for a scholarship, you must be:
A) A member of the Canadian Black community (i.e. a Black person of discernible African ancestry and you self identify as Black/African- Canadian/African-Caribbean/African-American);
B) A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
C) A maximum 30 years of age at the start of the 2015-16 academic year, and be
D) Enrolled as a full-time student in the academic year 2015-2016 at an accredited post-secondary institution (as determined by the NSF).
The decision to grant a scholarship is based on the following criteria:
A) High academic achievement,
B) Financial Need,
C) Recognized contribution to the Black community, and
D) Additional criteria that are established by the donor (e.g. subject being studied; attendance at a specific university; etc.)