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Winter 2020 Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for the Winter term (January 2020) for first and second year students of Corpus Christi College and St. Mark’s College.

The application deadline for scholarships is November 29, 2019

Archbishop J. Michael Miller Scholarship

A Year 2 student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and Catholic leadership.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

$1,000.00

APPLICATION

Interested applicants must submit the following:
(1)    An essay (not exceeding 1000 words) on Catholic leadership involvement in their high school or parish through social justice or service learning activities and what they hope to share at Corpus Christi College.

(2)    Most recent academic records. Post-secondary applicants should provide their most recent transcripts.

(3)    One reference letter from a leader in such activity/activities who can comment on your involvement. This referee must submit a confidential reference letter by mail to the College.

DEADLINE

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2019

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Dr. Gerald and Marian Sylvester Award in Social Justice

A Year 2 student who has demonstrated a commitment to Catholic social teaching in their studies and leadership in the promotion of justice.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

$2,000.00

APPLICATION

Interested applicants must submit the following:
(1)    A 250-word essay that describes your promotion of justice within the college and/or the wider community.

(2)    Two reference letters. (1) One academic referee (teacher/professor) who can comment on your academic abilities, and (2) one community referee (supervisor, parish priest, mentor, etc) who can comment on your leadership involvement. These referees must submit confidential reference letters by mail to the college.

DEADLINE

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2019

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Kristian Domingo Award

A Year 2 student demonstrating inspirational leadership and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

$1,100.00

APPLICATION

Interested applicants must submit the following:
(1)    A 250-word essay describing how they have demonstrated perseverance in adversity and how their leadership has inspired others.

(2)    One reference letter from a supervisor or community leader who can attest to your leadership qualities and perseverance in overcoming adversity. College. These referees must submit confidential reference letters by mail to the college. The college should receive this letter by the application deadline.

Points to consider in your essay:
•    Describe in your own words what the Kristian Domingo Memorial Award means to you and why you are deserving of this award.
•    How have you inspired (or been inspired by) the people around you to persevere to change an outcome or events?
•    Explain or give examples of how adversity has impacted your life and how you dealt with it or are dealing with it.
•    Describe your relationship with your own family and what activities you share in common.
•    What activities are you involved in at your school, community, and church that you feel passionate about?
•    Do you know at this time what future goals you would like to achieve upon graduation from Corpus Christi College or St. Mark's College?

DEADLINE

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2019

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Professor Georges Abi-Rached, P.Eng Award

A student who demonstrates academic excellence and service in Catholic faith life and activities. (Open to students in Year 1 and Year 2).

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

$2,500.00

APPLICATION

Interested applicants must submit the following:
(1)    500 word essay on why you meet and exceed the award criteria including an explanation of your academic achievements and your service in Catholic faith.

(2)    Most recent academic records. Post-secondary applicants should provide their most recent transcripts. Students in their first semester at Corpus Christi College should also include their Grade 12 transcripts / transcripts from their previous school.

(3)    Two reference letters. (1) One academic referee (teacher/professor) who can comment on your academic abilities, and (2) one community referee (supervisor, parish priest, mentor, etc) who can comment on your involvement in Catholic faith life and activities. These referees must submit confidential reference letters by mail to the college.

DEADLINE

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2019

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Newman Association of Vancouver Scholarship Honouring John Henry Cardinal Newman

A Year 2 student who exemplifies true Christian virtues as demonstrated through scholarship, leadership and communication.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

$1,000.00

APPLICATION

Interested applicants must submit the following:
(1)    A 300-word essay describing how they envision such values to be sustained upon their graduation from Corpus Christi College.

(2)    One reference letter from a leader who can comment on your Christian virtues. This referee must submit a confidential reference letter by mail to the College.

DEADLINE

The deadline for applications is November 29, 2019

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