Scholarship of the Week

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Scholarship name: Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Sponsored by: Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards Program

Deadline: February 1, 2017 (see “Tips” below for important info)

Potential payout: up to $28,000 over four years

Eligibility restriction: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, have completed or will complete high school by June 30, 2017, and planning to or already studying towards their first degree or diploma at a post-secondary institution. See the full eligibility criteria.

What’s required: An online application including an essay outlining the applicant’s humanitarian work, contact info for three referees, and a PDF transcript (official or unofficial) for the past two years of study. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in person.

Tips: Submit your application well in advance of the Feb 1 deadline to allow sufficient time for your referees to respond to the information request generated automatically when you apply. Your referees? responses must be submitted by Feb 1 also. Read the FAQ section for additional information about the award and the application process.

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