Are you an Ontario high school student making a positive impact on your community through initiative or innovation? If so, apply for the Meridian’s Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship. You could be awarded $10,000 to help reach your educational goals!
Meridian is interested in hearing from students who are using energy, creativity and entrepreneurship to solve or address a vital problem in their community. Whether they are advocating for youth literacy or creating a solution for blue box lids, our past scholarship winners have made a demonstrated community impact.
The Scholarship is open to secondary students entering any field of study who meet the following criteria:
- The student must be an Ontario resident
- The student must be planning to enter their first year of study in the fall academic term at a recognized, publicly funded Canadian college or university
- The student must have achieved an academic average of 80 per cent or higher
- The student must have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to their community. This can be achieved through volunteerism that demonstrates leadership and/or initiating innovative community projects.
- All applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Monday, May 15, 2017
- Required documents:
- Official Transcripts (most recent)
- Letter of Recommendation from school (signed)
- Letter of Recommendation from community group (signed)
- Proof of post-secondary education acceptance
- When saving your documents, please name them using the following conventions: Last Name, First Name, Document name (e.g. Smith, John, Transcript; Smith, John, Letter of Recommendation; etc.)
The Meridian’s Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship winner will be announced in July 2017.
Application Deadline: 11:59 pm on Monday, May 15, 2017