Petigorsky Family Scholarship (OTSS) (762220102087)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS[1])

Petigorsky Family Scholarship

 

INTRODUCTION

This fund was established in 2006 by Cecelia Tenenbaum, Estelle Gunner, and Mel Schecter in honour of the Petigorsky family, and its role in the Ottawa Jewish Community. Members of the Petigorsky family are proud to create this scholarship that supports the study of the impact of Jewish Canadians on the development of our country.

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 students in need who demonstrate a keen interest in Jewish Canadian Studies.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:            

  1. be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident;
  2. be registered as a full-time or part-time student at the University of Ottawa, and have completed a minimum of two classes in the Vered Jewish Canadian Studies Program, with preference being given to students who have completed the Jewish Canadian Studies Option;
  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 excellence.

Value of the Award:           Minimum $2,000

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 Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:
  1. the Financial Questionnaire; and
  2. a non-official copy of the applicant’s transcript.

[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust Student Support

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program