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Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3
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Davidson Scholarship Fund
Click here for application form.
Through a bequest to the Association, the Davidson Scholarship
Fund was established to assist consumers to pursue an interest in
formal study at recognized teaching institutions. It provides some
financial assistance to take a course that may ultimately prepare
someone to return to work or give them the skills and confidence
to apply for their first job.
Appropriate applicants also include individuals wanting to study
in the field of mental health. Awards are between $400 and $800,
depending on the number of eligible applicants. Money can be used
to pay for courses, as well as books and transportation.
Application forms and criteria are available after November 15th.
January 30th is the deadline for all applications. Decisions are
made annually by February 15th and by February 24th, the Board of
Directors will be advised of awards and recipients will be
Jellian was able to return to school because of the
Davidson Scholarship and is pursuing a certificate in Human
Behaviour from Humber College. To find out more about Jellian
click here to read our 2006-2007 Annual Report.
Applicant must live in the Region of Peel.
Affiliation with CMHA/Peel
Priority will be given to members and residents of CMHA/Peel
sponsored programs. Consideration will also be given to those
working or intending to work in the mental health field.
Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a recognized
educational institute. Priority to course(s) leading to a
certificate or diploma and consideration will be given to general
interest courses (conferences not eligible.)
Applicant should identify the other sources of funding and where
the financial need is required. Financial assistance towards
schooling in the form of grants should be noted. Applicant must
request monetary assistance.
Application Criteria/ Spring/Fall
Application forms and criteria will be distributed to Program
Managers of CMHA/Peel, posted on our web site and distributed to
Deadline for all applications.
Committee will have met and made a decision on the awards.
Board of Directors will be advised.
Recipients will have been notified.
In order to be considered, application forms must be completed in
full, including references. If possible, a reference letter
attesting to the likelihood of the candidate successfully
completing the program should be attached to the application.
The award is between $400 and $800, depending on the number of
eligible applicants. Awards will be payable to the bursary
recipients, after receipt of proof of registration in the course.
If applicant terminates course within the first quarter, the
bursary money must be returned to CMHA/Peel. Special consideration
will be made for medical reasons.
Upon completion of the course, bursary recipients must forward a
copy of their transcript of course results to CMHA/Peel. A file
will be kept indicating the amount of bursaries and number of
applicants who graduate.
Applicants may apply more than once, provided they have complied
with all of the criteria in the past.