|Nadia Farinha receiving
her Bursary Award in 2007
Our Bursary Awards
BHS Alumni Association Toronto Chapter
|Tiffany Blair receiving her
Bursary Award in 2007
|Bursary winner Alicia
|Bursary winner Liane
BISHOPS' HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BURSARY AWARD
In recognition of the on-going support received from its members, friends and the
community at large, the Toronto Chapter has created two bursaries to be awarded to
students of Guyanese parentage residing in Canada who are starting post-secondary
education. The inaugural bursaries were awarded in September 1997.
ELIGIBILITY FOR BURSARY
Bursary No. 1: is to be awarded to a student who is the child, grandchild or legal ward
of a BHS alumnus who is in good standing in the Association.
Bursary No. 2: is to be awarded to a student of Guyanese parentage who must be
nominated by an alumnus in good standing, or by a ‘friend of BHS’.
CRITERIA FOR AWARD
1. Completed Application Form.
2. Admission and acceptance to a post-secondary institution. Include acceptance letter.
3. Achievement of academic excellence in a programme of studies in secondary school.
Include final high school transcript.
4. Evidence of leadership role in his/her high school and evidence as a volunteer in
the wider community. Include a reference letter from school and/or a reference letter
from a community organization.
5. Submit in writing (no more than 200 words), the reasons why this bursary is
important to you.
VALUE OF BURSARY
Initially each bursary will be for the sum of $1000.00 to be used for the acquisition of
education materials (or incidental fees) in support of the programme of studies
selected by applicant.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
Applications must be postmarked no later than August 31 of the year of application.
MAIL APPLICATION TO:
BURSARY AWARD COMMITTEE
Bishops’ High Alumni Association
170-6A The Donway West, Box 700
Don Mills, ON M3C 2E8