Retired Teachers of Ontario (District 15) Academic Spirit Award

  • Eligibility

    This is a three to four-year award of $20,000 for a graduating female or female-identify student of a Burlington HDSB high school pursuing a STEM subject at a recognized university.

  • Criteria for Selection of Winner

    •  Be in the top 50% of STEM classes with a minimum B average
      • Accepted into a STEM program at university
      • Demonstrated work ethic
      • Financial need
  • Application Checklist

    • On a separate sheet of paper, please provide the following information about yourself:
       Your academic and career goals
       How you have provided service to others
       How you have overcome a personal obstacle in your academic career
       How this award will help you.
    • A letter of support from a guidance counsellor, student success or special ed teacher.
    • A letter of support from one other teacher (current or previous)
    • A copy of your most recent transcript.
    • Proof of acceptance to a post-secondary program or apprenticeship.

    Click here to apply online by April 30, 2020.