Scholarships

CFUW BARRIE & DISTRICT 2019

A) POST SECONDARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

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B) YOUTH IN CARE AWARD (scroll down for information on this award)

A) CFUW Barrie & District offers the CFUW National 100th Anniversary scholarship of $2,000, and the CFUW Barrie scholarship of $1,000 to female secondary school students who are entering a Canadian University, Ontario College or Trades School in the Fall/Winter of the current academic year. Female students who are eligible for these awards, are encouraged to submit an application. In addition, one or more Awards of Excellence may be granted at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee. The students must show:
  • Academic excellence
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Community Involvement
  • Financial need
Please read our Scholarship Terms: 2019 Terms of Reference The deadline for 2019 Scholarship applications is April 26, 2019. CFUW NATIONAL The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) has supported graduate study, literacy and creative arts through awards and fellowships since its founding in 1919 The scholarship fund is registered as a charity. Donations are receipted for tax purpose.

SOURCE OF SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUNDS

  • club members annual donations
  • celebration of life events
  • fund raising activities within the club and community
Information on Fellowship awards are available on the CFUW National site.

About CFUW Barrie & District Scholarship Trust Fund

NAME AND OBJECTIVE OF THE FUND

The fund shall be known as the “Canadian Federation of University Women/Barrie District Scholarship Trust Fund”. University scholarships of $2,000 and $1,000 may be awarded to female students from Barrie & District secondary schools. CFUW Barrie and District also has a scholarship for a female youth in care. The amount is $1,000. Please see Terms for this award on a separate page.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. The scholarships are to be presented to female students who are enrolled in a degree course at an accredited Canadian university or who are enrolled in a degree or diploma course at a community college or other accepted institute of higher learning in Ontario.
  2. The applicant must have completed the Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma program in four years or less.
  3. 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.
  4. The applicant must have demonstrated a combination of leadership qualities and community service.
  5. 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.

AWARD

  • Awards of $2,000 and $1,000 may be awarded to female students 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%

2019 APPLICATION PROCESS

Please read about CFUW Barrie & District Scholarship Trust Fund 2019 Terms of Reference before completing your application. Inquiries should be emailed to scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca Download the 4 page pdf format application form application2019 Complete the printed form, scan and, together with an official transcript and 2 letters of reference as attachments, email your submission to: scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca The application and supporting documents may be submitted any time after receiving your First Semester marks.

B) CFUW BARRIE & DISTRICT YOUTH IN CARE AWARD

One award of $1,000.00 is given annually to a student who:
  • Is a former Crown Ward of Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions
  • Is currently receiving services from Family Connexions
  • Is transitioning out of care in the coming year
CRITERIA The student must:
  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident in Canada
  • Be a resident or previously a resident of Barrie and District
  • Be a graduate of a Barrie and District High School, English or French
  • Provide proof of acceptance at a university, college, or apprenticeship program
  • Name the program of choice
  • Provide two letters of reference (one school, one non-school)
APPLICATION An application form may be accessed through this link YIC Appl Rev 2019 .  It should be completed, scanned and submitted, together with a scanned official transcript and two letters of reference to scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca by March 31st .  As part of the application, the student will provide a brief written essay of approximately 75 words describing how this award will benefit their post-secondary education and their future goals.   SELECTION A group comprised of one representative each from Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, CFUW Barrie President, CFUW Barrie Scholarship and Advocacy Committees will make the final decision based on discussions with Family Connexions and the written submissions. The successful candidate will be notified by April 30 each year. The award will be presented at the school’s commencement.  The money will be given in a single payment upon confirmation of enrolment and of the first installment of tuition fees in a Canadian University, a diploma-granting Ontario College or an approved apprenticeship program.

Scholarships

CFUW BARRIE & DISTRICT 2019

A) POST SECONDARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

&

B) YOUTH IN CARE AWARD (scroll down for information on this award)

A) CFUW Barrie & District offers the CFUW National 100th Anniversary scholarship of $2,000, and the CFUW Barrie scholarship of $1,000 to female secondary school students who are entering a Canadian University, Ontario College or Trades School in the Fall/Winter of the current academic year. Female students who are eligible for these awards, are encouraged to submit an application. In addition, one or more Awards of Excellence may be granted at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee. The students must show:
  • Academic excellence
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Community Involvement
  • Financial need
Please read our Scholarship Terms: 2019 Terms of Reference The deadline for 2019 Scholarship applications is April 26, 2019. CFUW NATIONAL The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) has supported graduate study, literacy and creative arts through awards and fellowships since its founding in 1919 The scholarship fund is registered as a charity. Donations are receipted for tax purpose.

SOURCE OF SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUNDS

  • club members annual donations
  • celebration of life events
  • fund raising activities within the club and community
Information on Fellowship awards are available on the CFUW National site.

About CFUW Barrie & District Scholarship Trust Fund

NAME AND OBJECTIVE OF THE FUND

The fund shall be known as the “Canadian Federation of University Women/Barrie District Scholarship Trust Fund”. University scholarships of $2,000 and $1,000 may be awarded to female students from Barrie & District secondary schools. CFUW Barrie and District also has a scholarship for a female youth in care. The amount is $1,000. Please see Terms for this award on a separate page.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. The scholarships are to be presented to female students who are enrolled in a degree course at an accredited Canadian university or who are enrolled in a degree or diploma course at a community college or other accepted institute of higher learning in Ontario.
  2. The applicant must have completed the Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma program in four years or less.
  3. 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.
  4. The applicant must have demonstrated a combination of leadership qualities and community service.
  5. 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.

AWARD

  • Awards of $2,000 and $1,000 may be awarded to female students 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 installment 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%

2019 APPLICATION PROCESS

Please read about CFUW Barrie & District Scholarship Trust Fund 2019 Terms of Reference before completing your application. Inquiries should be emailed to scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca Download the 4 page pdf format application form application2019 Complete the printed form, scan and, together with an official transcript and 2 letters of reference as attachments, email your submission to: scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca The application and supporting documents may be submitted any time after receiving your First Semester marks.

B) CFUW BARRIE & DISTRICT YOUTH IN CARE AWARD

One award of $1,000.00 is given annually to a student who:
  • Is a former Crown Ward of Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions
  • Is currently receiving services from Family Connexions
  • Is transitioning out of care in the coming year
CRITERIA The student must:
  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident in Canada
  • Be a resident or previously a resident of Barrie and District
  • Be a graduate of a Barrie and District High School, English or French
  • Provide proof of acceptance at a university, college, or apprenticeship program
  • Name the program of choice
  • Provide two letters of reference (one school, one non-school)
APPLICATION An application form may be accessed through this link YIC Appl Rev 2019 .  It should be completed, scanned and submitted, together with a scanned official transcript and two letters of reference to scholarship@cfuwbarrie.ca by March 31st .  As part of the application, the student will provide a brief written essay of approximately 75 words describing how this award will benefit their post-secondary education and their future goals.   SELECTION A group comprised of one representative each from Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions, CFUW Barrie President, CFUW Barrie Scholarship and Advocacy Committees will make the final decision based on discussions with Family Connexions and the written submissions. The successful candidate will be notified by April 30 each year. The award will be presented at the school’s commencement.  The money will be given in a single payment upon confirmation of enrolment and of the first installment of tuition fees in a Canadian University, a diploma-granting Ontario College or an approved apprenticeship program.