Bhawani Anantaraman Memorial Foundation (BAMF) Fund (OSOTF) (762220101420)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS [1] )

Bhawani Anantaraman

Memorial Foundation Fund

INTRODUCTION

The fund was established in March 1999 by Anant Anantaraman, President of the Bhawani Anantaraman Memorial Foundation (BAMF). BAMF was founded in 1995 in the memory of his wife Bhawani Anantaraman who died along with their two daughters in 1985 in the Air India explosion. BAMF aims to promote education among children, particularly the disadvantaged. BAMF’s objectives are: to build a better path for a better life through education; to provide incentives for talent development in music and arts; and to provide financial support for the poor and disabled, particularly women. The donor thanks the Government of Ontario and the Alumni Association of the University of Ottawa for their generous matching contributions.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial assistance to an exceptional undergraduate or graduate string student (violin, viola, cello, bass) registered in the performance sector of the School of Music of the University of Ottawa.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must:

1. be registered as a full-time student in the performance sector at the School of Music of the University of Ottawa;

2. be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP rules [2] ;

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

4. demonstrate exceptional abilities in string performance; and

5. have a CGPA of at least B+.

Value of the Award: Minimum $500

Number of Awards: Variable

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: Undergraduate and Graduate

Application Contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application Deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarship and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/, and should include the Financial Questionnaire.

 

[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust Student Support

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program