Haiti – Canada : Excellence Scholarships for the Haitian Community of Outaouais
The University of Ottawa offers an Excellence scholarship program for the Haitian community of the Outaouais. This is the “Firmin-Monestine” scholarship which aims to encourage excellence among Canadian citizens of the Haitian Community of Outaouais and among graduates of secondary schools in Mattawa (Ontario).
The objective is to provide financial assistance to Canadian students enrolled at the University of Ottawa and coming from the Haitian community of the Outaouais, or having obtained their high school diploma in Mattawa.
For more information on the “Firmin-Monestine” scholarship visit the University of Ottawa website : https://bourses.uottawa.ca/p/a/18039/
Sholarship details :
Eligibility criteria :
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
- Be registered full time at the University of Ottawa;
- Demonstrate academic excellence;
- Be a member of the Haitian Community of Outaouais
having obtained their high school diploma from Élisabeth Bruyère Catholic High School or F.J. McElligott Secondary School, in Mattawa, Ontario;
- Demonstrate active or future participation in Haitian cultural or socio-community life.
Amount of the scholarship : Variable, depending on the income generated by the fund and at the discretion of the Steering Committee
Number of scholarships : Variable, depending on the income generated by the fund and at the discretion of the Steering Committee
Frequency of the scholarship : Annual
Scholarship level : Undergraduate and graduate
Deadline : October 31, 2021
The scholarship application must be submitted through Online Scholarships, accessible once logged in at: https://bourses.uottawa.ca and must include :
- A copy of the candidate’s high school transcript;
- An essay (250 to 500 words) demonstrating the candidate’s active or future participation in Haitian cultural or socio-community life.
For more information regarding their participation in the community, candidates can if they wish, contact the Haitian Students Club of the University of Ottawa (CEHUO) at the email address : firstname.lastname@example.org