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Simcoe County extends eligibility for instruction bursary method

Bursaries now accessible to Simcoe County students coming into any year of a article-secondary education and learning anywhere in Canada section-time learners are also now suitable

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COUNTY OF SIMCOE
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The County of Simcoe is committed to doing the job with member municipalities to aid the pursuit of larger education. As a result of the county’s prolonged-standing Education and learning Bursary Method, 21 $3,000 bursaries are available to County of Simcoe college students attending a put up-secondary establishment in Canada. One bursary is certain for a resident of every single of the County of Simcoe’s 16 member municipalities.

For the initial time, bursaries are now offered to Simcoe County pupils getting into any year of a post-secondary schooling wherever in Canada. Portion-time pupils are also now suitable for a bursary.

“The county is pleased to guidance students and family members across the county through our expanded bursary application,” mentioned Warden Basil Clarke. “Preparing our following technology for the position market is important to our long run achievements. With the assistance of all 16 of our member municipalities and Georgian College, we glimpse ahead to offering these bursaries to equally comprehensive- and element-time pupils and aiding additional people with this significant financial commitment.”

The Bursary Plan delivers citizens approved into the plan with economical support to entry put up-secondary instruction and schooling. This method is dependable with the County of Simcoe’s motivation to education, as effectively as encouraging local community involvement and civic obligation.

For the next yr running, the county is partnering with Georgian College to present regional pupils added money aid. Georgian College is supplying an more $1,500 for up to 5 pupils attending their establishment who receive a university student bursary by way of the County of Simcoe.

Qualified candidates need to reside in Simcoe County, and:
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    •    Be a resident of a collaborating Simcoe County municipality and a Canadian citizen or lasting resident
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    •    Have graduated (or be qualified for graduation in the year of software) with an Ontario Secondary College Diploma in Simcoe County*
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    •    In the 12 months of application, be enrolled and/or commencing studies in an undergraduate program at a Canadian college or university as a total-time or component-time university student
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    •    Demonstrate interest in, and contribution to, their local community by way of lively participation in extracurricular things to do at their school and/or in neighborhood companies

Eligible candidates are invited to complete an on the net software, which includes the submission of a 500-word essay on a pre-decided matter, as well as an clarification as to why they need to be awarded a bursary. Candidates ought to also supply a copy of their Quality 12 or most modern post-secondary transcript and proof of enrollment at an Ontario College or Higher education in an undergraduate software. Applicants ought to post their on line application by July 28, 2023. For far more information about the software, take a look at the site.

* Diploma should be as a result of an accredited institution. Features some household-schooling systems, this kind of as the Unbiased Understanding Centre or the Virtual Understanding Centre.

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