Denise Lavigne Bursary (722200102812)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A NON-ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF NON-ENDOWED FUND
 

DENISE LAVIGNE BURSARY
 
INTRODUCTION
This scholarship fund was created by Ms. Denise Lavigne, an alumna from the Class of 1964 of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa. Its purpose is to make it easier for young Franco-Ontarians to attend the University of Ottawa and to encourage them to pursue university studies in French.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
Financially support Franco-Ontarian students registered to an undergraduate francophone program in Linguistics, French, Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, Cinema, Communication or to the General BA in Arts at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa.
 
BURSARY DETAILS
Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must:
  1. be a Canadian citizen;
  2. be a resident of Ontario, as per OSAP[1] rules;
  3. be registered as a full-time student to an undergraduate francophone program in Linguistics, French, Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, Cinema, Communication, or General BA in Arts of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa;
  4. have at least 9 course credits per term given in French;
  5. have completed their high school studies in French in Ontario;
  6. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa; and
  7. answer this question: The preservation of the French fact in Ontario has been and continues to be a cause for large-scale mobilization. Franco-Ontarian history is full of actors who have played a fundamental role in protecting a language and heritage unique to francophones.   Given your family history and your role as a student at the University of Ottawa, how are you contributing and how do you intend to contribute, as a future leader, to the community-wide efforts of Franco-Ontarians to protect and promote the French fact and heritage in Ontario?
 
Value of the award:                 $3,000
Number of awards:                  One
Frequency of the award:        Annual
Level or program of study:   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:
1.      the Financial Questionnaire;
2.      a non-official copy of the applicant’s university transcript;
3.      a copy of the applicant’s high school transcript; and
4.      a text (500 words maximum) that answers this question:  The preservation of the French fact in Ontario has been and continues to be a cause for large-scale mobilization. Franco-Ontarian history is full of actors who have played a fundamental role in protecting a language and heritage unique to francophones.   Given your family history and your role as a student at the University of Ottawa, how are you contributing and how do you intend to contribute, as a future leader, to the community-wide efforts of Franco-Ontarians to protect and promote the French fact and heritage in Ontario?
 
[1] OSAP : Ontario Student Assistance Program