Guy Huot Memorial Scholarship (OSOTF) (722220101719)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS[1])
 
Guy Huot Memorial Scholarship
 
INTRODUCTION
The fund was established in memory of Guy Huot (BA’64) by friends and family. Guy Huot passed away in Paris on June 9, 2002 of a brain haemorrhage. In the 1960s, Mr. Huot worked as an organist for several Ottawa churches and was also a freelance music critic for LeDroit. From 1966 to 1973, he was head of music at the Canada Council and then spent two years as music administrator at the National Arts Centre Orchestra, responsible for the orchestra both at home and on tour. He was secretary general for the Canadian Music Council from 1976 to 1987. Mr. Huot also served on the boards of several organizations, including the Ottawa Choral Society. He moved to Paris in 1987 as executive secretary of the International Music Council and three years later was appointed secretary general. He was also the Paris correspondent for Opera Canada magazine.
 
The donors thank the Government of Ontario, which helped create this fund through its generous matching contributions.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
To provide financial assistance to deserving students registered in the Bachelor in Music (BMus) program at the School of Music, Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa.
 
SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS
Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must:
  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a person with the protected/refugee status;
  2. be registered full-time in the Bachelor of Music (BMus) program at the School of Music, Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa. Students in a BMus combined program are not eligible;
  3. be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP[2] rules;
  4. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa; and
  5. demonstrate academic and performance excellence.
 
Value of the Award:           Minimum $500
Number of Awards:           Variable
Frequency of the Award: Annual
Level of the Award:           Undergraduate
Application Contact:         Financial Aid and Awards Service
Application Deadline:       October 31
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include the Financial Questionnaire.
 
[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust Student Support
[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program