Villa Charities Undergraduate Student Scholarship 2023 - Apply Now

Villa Charities is a not-for-profit organization that provides cultural and educational programs, as well as social and recreational activities, to the Italian-Canadian community in Toronto. The organization offers scholarships to undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in a field related to Italian culture or heritage.

Here are the requirements and guidelines for the Villa Charities Undergraduate Student Scholarship:

  1. Eligibility: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at a recognized Canadian university or college. They must be pursuing a degree in a field related to Italian culture or heritage, such as Italian language, history, art, music, literature, or cuisine.

  2. Academic achievement: Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average) in their most recent academic year.

  3. Personal statement: Applicants must submit a personal statement explaining their interest in Italian culture and heritage, their career aspirations, and how the scholarship will help them achieve their goals.

  4. Letters of recommendation: Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to their academic ability, character, and potential.

  5. Community involvement: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to their community through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, or other forms of community involvement.

  6. Application process: Applications are accepted annually from January 1 to March 31. Applicants must complete the online application form and submit all required documents, including transcripts, personal statement, and letters of recommendation.

  7. Award amount: The Villa Charities Undergraduate Student Scholarship is valued at $2,500.

  8. Selection process: A selection committee appointed by Villa Charities will review all applications and select the scholarship recipients based on academic achievement, personal statement, letters of recommendation, community involvement, and financial need.

  9. Notification: Successful applicants will be notified by email by June 30 of each year.

  10. Conditions: Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B average) in their studies and provide a report on their academic progress to Villa Charities at the end of each academic year. They must also attend the Villa Charities Scholarship Awards Ceremony to receive their award.

Applications for the 2023 Villa Charities Scholarship Program open on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 10:00am.

The deadline to apply is Friday, June 30, 2023 at 11:59pm.

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