Gaston Héon Memorial Fund in Canadian and Aboriginal Studies (762220101330)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND (OSOTF [1] )

Gaston Héon Memorial Fund in
Canadian and Aboriginal Studies

INTRODUCTION

This fund was established in 1999 as a result of the generous bequest from the late Gaston Héon. Mr. Héon (1934-1993) took up his studies anew in 1991, registering for an honours degree in history at the University of Ottawa. He was awarded the degree posthumously in October 1998. An ardent defender of a balanced, humanist education, Mr. Héon donated a considerable amount to the University through his will for the creation of scholarships designed to meet the financial needs of deserving students. Since October 1998, the building at 157 Séraphin Marion Street, which previously housed the Department of History, carries the name Gaston Héon House.

The University of Ottawa acknowledges the generosity of the Government of Ontario through its Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund initiative in matching Mr. Héon=s contribution.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial assistance to students registered in a Canadian Studies or Aboriginal Studies program at the University of Ottawa whose education would otherwise be compromised.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident;

2. be registered as a full-time student in a Canadian Studies or Aboriginal Studies program at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa;

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

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

Value of the award: Minimum $1,000

Number of awards: Variable

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: 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 the Financial Questionnaire.

 

[1] OSOTOF : Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program