• ORCA Student Grant

    July 7th, 2012

    University/College Grant for Romanian/Canadian Student

     

    Sponsored by: Ontario Romanian Canadian Association (ORCA)

    Purpose: ORCA Student Grant is a fund focused on supporting Ontario resident students financially, but also to recognize and reward academic performance and extra-curricular activities.

    Audience: College/University Students, Grade 12 Students who are planning to pursue post-secondary studies full-time and they were formally accepted by the educational institution.

    Value: $3,000

    Eligibility: Applicants must be an Ontario Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident in Ontario who are enrolled  in a post-secondary program (College or University).

    Selection:

    Selection criteria will include:

    – Essay: “What does my Romanian heritage means to me” – 500 words  (5 points)

    – Students from low or middle-income families pursuing full-time post-secondary studies (4 points)

    – Having achieved an academic standing of a minimum 70% or “B” average, during the last year (4 points)

    – Employment background (1 point)

    – Volunteer/leadership roles in school/community organizations and/or sports (1 point)

    – Volunteer activities for the Romanian Community (bonus 2 points)

    How to Apply

    Students interested in being considered for this grant should submit:

    –  ORCA Student Grant Application Form

    –  Declaration and Release Form

    –  Essay: “What does my Romanian heritage means to me” – 500 words

    –  A copy of your University/College/Grade 12 transcript of marks

     

    NOTE: BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY INFORMATION TO US PLEASE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

    Please send ALL requested documents to: zara.anca@yahoo.com.

    Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

     

    Applications DeadlineJune 22nd 

    The winner will be announced on July 7th, 2012 at the ”Romanian Summer Festival”.