The BBPA National Scholarship Fund is an annual scholarship setup in 1986 to support and promote the achievement of academic excellence by Black Canadian youth.
The BBPA Legacy Scholarships
BBPA Legacy Scholarships are established in the name of Black Canadians who enriched Canada with their contributions in the arts, the professions, science, business, technology, politics and other areas of endeavour.
Each scholarship is in the amount of $2,000.00, except for the scholarship in the name of Harry Jerome, which is for $5,000.00.
BBPA Legacy Scholarships are funded by general donations and investment income from the endowment fund.
Eligibility Criteria for BBPA Legacy Scholarships
To qualify for the BBPA Legacy Scholarships, the student must:
- A member of the Canadian Black community (i.e. a Black person of discernible African ancestry and you self identify as Black/African- Canadian/African-Caribbean/African-American);
- A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
- A maximum 30 years of age at the start of the 2015-16 academic year, and be
- Enrolled as a full-time student in the academic year 2015-2016 at an accredited post-secondary institution (as determined by the NSF)
The selection of successful candidates will be based on financial need and academic merit
Method of Application for the BBPA Legacy Scholarships
Please click the Link below to apply.
CONTACT INFORMATION – BBPA NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Contact by Email Address: [email protected]
Contact by post:
The Board of Trustees
The National Scholarship Fund
180 Elm Street,
By Phone : 416 504 4097