May 20, 2024

APPLY HERE | Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2024

Scholarship Intro/Aim
The Bill 7 Award provides financial support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals pursuing their first post-secondary program of study in Ontario. This scholarship aims to assist recipients with demonstrated financial need after accessing available public financial supports.

Scholarship Requirements:
To be eligible for the Bill 7 Award scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Attend or be accepted by a Post-Secondary Educational Institution in the Province of Ontario.
  • Pursue their FIRST post-secondary program of study.
  • Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, or queer (LGBTQ).

Scholarship Amount:
Not specified.

Other Details:

Key Dates:Description:
2024-25 Application Form AvailableThursday, April 18, 2024
Application DeadlineFriday, August 2, 2024
Successful Recipients NotifiedLate September
Awards CeremonyMonday, November 4, 2024

How to Apply

In addition to your application form, we require the following documents. These may be attached in .pdf, .doc or .txt format.  (.pdf format is preferred.)

  1. A copy of OSAP estimate (if applicable).
  2. Proof of registration/acceptance from the post-secondary institution.
  3. Reference letter from a professional who can support your application.
  4. A personal statement (250 words or fewer) explaining why you should be selected for the Award.
  5. The Ontario Work Study Plan (optional).

Applicants are encouraged to explore the Ontario Work Study Program for additional support in finding part-time employment during the school year. Contact the financial services office of your school for more information.

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