Portuguese Community of Canada Scholarship (OSOTF) (722220101975)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF ENDOWED FUND (OSOTF[1])
 
Portuguese Community of Canada Scholarship
 
INTRODUCTION
An initiative of professors Victor Da Rosa and Carlos Gomes Da Silva, this fund was established in 2002 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Portuguese immigrants in Canada, which will have been celebrated in 2003.
 
The founders thank all donors for their generous donations and the Government of Ontario for its matching contribution.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
Provide financial assistance to deserving students registered in an undergraduate program at the University of Ottawa and who are involved in the Portuguese community.
 
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 as a full-time student in an undergraduate program at the University of Ottawa;
  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;
5.     have a strong academic record; and
6.     demonstrate his/her contribution and involvement in the Portuguese community.
 
Value of the award:                    Variable
Number of awards:                    Variable
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; and
2.     the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which must include details on the applicant’s involvement in the Portuguese community.

[1] OSOTF: Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund
[2] OSAP : Ontario Student Assistance Program