Retired Teachers of Ontario (District 15) Academic Spirit Award
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
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.