Value of Scholarship: up to $3,500
Level Of Study: Bachelor

2014-15 Ontario First Generation Bursary at Ryerson university-up to $3,500

2014-15 Ontario First Generation Bursary at Ryerson

A first generation student is an individual whose parents have not attended post secondary studies in or outside Canada, at any
time or in any program.
These bursaries are open to full-time undergraduate degree students who are enrolled in first, second, third or fourth year of their
program. The value of each bursary ranges from $1,000 to $3,500. There will be over 50 bursaries awarded.
Ontario First Generation Bursary funds will be desposited directly to students’ tuition fees RAMSS accounts.
First Generation Bursary Application Criteria:
To be eligible an applicant must:
  • Be the first generation in their family to attend postsecondary studies (University of College).
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a protected person.
  • Be an Ontario resident.
  • Be officially enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program.
  • Be currently enrolled in first, second, third or fourth yer of their program.
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 60% course load per term (3 units or more in the Fall term and 3 units or more in the Winter term).
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a 1.67 CGPA or better and be in clear academic standing
Method of Application:
Attached a personal letter describing your experience in being part of the first generation in your family to participate in post secondary studies, the challenges you have encountered, the resources you have utilized, and the reason for your request for bursary
  • Complete the attached Application Form.
  • Complete the attached Budget Form.
  • Sign the attached Notice of Collection of Personal Information Form.
  • Sign the attached Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) Statement.
  • Submit the Letter, Application Form, Budget Form, Notice of Collection of Personal Information Form and FIPPA Statement to:
Student Financial Assistancec Office
Room POD-59
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
M5B 2K3
Tel: 416-979-5113
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