Scholarships & Awards

UNIVERSITY WRITING SCHOLARSHIP (UWS)
Amount: n/s
Deadline: January 31, 2005

Administrator: Elder & Leemaur Publishers

Notes: The UWS Program will provide Canadian university students with the opportunity to have their literature works published, while at the same time entering them into scholarships that will help mitigate their
university costs. There are a number of scholarships available for university students. Half of the available awards will go towards entrance scholarships, while the remainder will be given to current undergraduate students. Field of study will have no bearing on scholarship allocation. Recipients of the scholarships will be determined based on quality of work submitted. Students must submit an essay no longer than 500 words on ONE of the following topics to be eligible for the scholarships:

WINTER SEMESTER (January-April):
Award Amount: up to $10,000 available
Deadline: February 15, 2005

Topic #1: Do you think today’s athletes are overpaid?
Topic #2: Do you think NAFTA has had a negative or positive impact on our country?

SUMMER SEMESTER (May-August):
Award Amount: up to $10,000 available
Deadline: June 15, 2005

Topic #1: Do you think the privatization of the Health Care System is or will have a negative impact on the service you receive?
Topic #2: Do you think the media has an influence on the decisions you make?
http://www.elpublishers.com/content/uwsotherscholarships.php.

MENSA CANADA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
Amount: $1000
Deadline: January 31, 2005

Administrator: MENSA Canada Scholarship Programme

Notes: Awarded to students enrolled full-time in a Canadian post-secondary institution on January 31, 2005. Candidates must write a 250-word essay, in English or French, describing their career plans, goals and the means undertaken to reach them. Applications are accepted only by email. Please consult the Web site for details.
Contact Information: Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme

Web Site: http://www.mensacanada.ca

EL PUBLISHERS UNIVERSITY WRITING SCHOLARSHIP – ENTRANCE
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Febuary 15, 2005

Administrator: MENSA Canada Scholarship Programme

Notes: Up to $10,000 available. Students must submit an essay no longer than 500 words on one of the topics listed at http://www.elpublishers.com/content/uwsotherscholarships.php to be eligible for the scholarship. Please visit the Web site to determine the topics for each semester. Fall Semester (September-December) Deadline: December 20, 2004. Winter Semester (Jan-Apr) Deadline: February 15, 2005. Summer Semester (May-Aug) Deadline: June 15, 2005.
Contact Information: Address: 1124 Holdom Ave.Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada Postal Code: V5B 3V6
Web Site: http://www.elpublishers.co
Application Address: http://www.elpublishers.com/content/univsubmit.php

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