Queen Elizabeth High School Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program & program supporters
Queen Elizabeth High School
Field of Study
Open to students registered in grade 12 with strong academic merit and a commitment to lifelong learning.
To be considered for this award, applicants must:
- Have hearing loss and have been a student in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program at Queen Elizabeth High School.
- Provide two letters of reference showing significant participation and contribution to the school and the program through their involvement in academic, educational, extracurricular and/or co-curricular activities.
- Provide a short essay (approximately 300 words) on how this award will impact your studies.
Preference will be given to students who have been enrolled in or conditionally accepted into a recognized post-secondary institution.
Selection will be based on the essay, academic merit, participation in the DHH program and co-curricular/extra-curricular activities, staff recommendations and confirmation of pursuit of post-secondary education, with a preference for students with financial and socio-economic need and/or other special circumstances specific to that student/family.
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
Recipients are notified by September. To claim the award, within two years (24 months) of notification of award, the recipient must be registered in an eligible program of post- secondary study. Payments are made to the post-secondary institution upon confirmation of enrolment.
To download a printable PDF of the terms of reference for this award click here.