Austrian Canadian Council - Gerhard (Garry) Bonner Scholarship (722200302728)


Austrian Canadian council – Gerhard (Garry) Bonner scholarship


The Austrian Canadian Council (ACC) was established with charitable status in 1994. It acts as an umbrella organization for the more than twenty Austrian clubs and societies across Canada, and its mandate is to inform Canadians about Austrian culture and learning, giving them an appreciation of Austrian studies, Austrian graphic and performing arts and Austrian intellectual life and literature. The Council also acts as a sponsor of Austrian scholarly and cultural activities in Canada. Gerhard (Garry) Bonner became the ACC’s first President on February 14, 1995.


Provide financial assistance to a student registered to the German Language and Culture program at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures who demonstrates an interest in Austrian culture.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;

2. be registered as a full-time undergraduate student to the German Language and Culture Major or Minor program at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa;

3. be in good academic standing;

4. demonstrate an interest in Austrian culture.

Value of the award: $1,500

Number of awards: One

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application deadline: February 28


Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through, and should include a letter from the applicant detailing his/her interest in Austrian culture.