Anderson Encouragement Bursary (762200302187)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ANNUAL FUND

NAME OF ANNUAL FUND

Anderson Encouragement Bursary

INTRODUCTION

This bursary was initiated by Mr. and Mrs. Jay and Alana Anderson as a mean to provide financial assistance to single parents who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies. The inspiration for this bursary was Alana’s mom, Linda Derouard, who struggled as a single mother of three to put herself through university and, in the process, demonstrated the value of education.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial assistance to a single parent studying in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Ottawa

BURSARY DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be registered as a full-time or part-time student in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Ottawa;

2. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa; and

3. be a single parent who has custody of a child.

Value of the Award: $500

Number of Awards: Variable

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: Undergraduate or Graduate

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 https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:

1. the Financial Questionnaire; and

2. a document proving that dependant children are living full time with the applicant.