This award was established by a former graduate of Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School to encourage women to study and pursue careers related to Public Health and to help in mentoring the recipient as they proceed in achieving their post-secondary objectives. The award is intended for students entering Public Health fields that focus on prevention instead of treatment.

Donor

Dahlia Khajeei

Where Tenable

Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School

Field of Study

Biological Sciences, Population and Public Health, Health Administration, Health Information Management, Clinical Informatics, Health Information Systems, Health Technology

Value

$500

Number

One

Eligibility

Open to students who identify as female pursuing one of the above mentioned field of studies.

This award also includes the opportunity for recipients to be mentored by the donor during their undergraduate studies and the offer by the donor to act as a reference for the recipient in their future educational/career pursuits. Acceptance of this mentorship is not a condition of receiving the award.

Candidates must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, registered in grade 12 at Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School and completing the requirements of a high school diploma that will qualify them for post‐secondary education.

Applicants must have achieved a minimum average of 80% in Grade 12, demonstrate strong involvement in non‐academic volunteer activities within the school and/or community, and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants are required to submit an original essay describing their aspirations and educational goals and how receiving this award and the opportunity for mentorship will help them achieve these goals. The essay must be no more than 500 words in length (one page, typed or printed).

Applicants are required to submit a letter of reference from a school official (or a community leader representing a community‐based organization who can attest to the applicant’s volunteerism and overall suitability for the award.

Selection will be based on essay, volunteerism, reference and financial need.

Apply

Online application available at www.educationmatters.ca. Applicants should check with their guidance office for more information and are encouraged to discuss their application with the Scholarship Coordinator at their high school.

Selection & Payment

Selections will be made by the donor, including a representative of EducationMatters and recipients will be notified by fall. To claim the award, beginning within six (6) months of notification of award, the recipient must be registered in an eligible program of four years duration at a Canadian degree granting institution. Payments are made to the post‐ secondary institution upon proof of enrolment and confirmation of program of study.

Deadline

May 1

To download a printable PDF of the terms of reference for this award click here.