The Robert K. Brown Scholarship supports those who have made a commitment to the betterment of the community at large. The scholarship is open to residents of the GTA who are between 16 and 29 and of African or Caribbean heritage. Applicants must have acceptance for or be attending a post-secondary institution and demonstrate their commitment to the social services field either through paid or volunteer experience or current field of study.
A complete application package must be submitted, which includes a 500 to 800 word essay (brief biography and explanation of the applicant’s inclination towards the social services field), signed declaration allowing the committee to verify the information provided, school transcripts, verification of outstanding achievements, 2 letters of reference from non-relatives, letter of acceptance from college or university or proof of current attendance and any other documents which may support the application.
The deadline is Monday, June 1, 2015 and the scholarship is valued at $1500. Mail the application package to:
Tropicana Community Services
Attention: Scholarship Committee
1385 Huntingwood Drive