Applications for all bursary programs will be accepted until
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

All fields are mandatory.

STEP 1: tell us about yourself

STEP 2: select the bursary

 

STEP 3: upload your answer

Accepted formats: PDF, DOC, DOCX

STEP 4: upload your resume

Accepted formats: PDF, DOC, DOCX

Inspire 2014 is specifically targeted to Canadian teenagers and young adults. You are invited to our inspiring events with notable line-ups of famous and successful Canadians.

INSPIRE BURSARIES - Fall 2013

INSPIRE now administers a number of undergraduate and graduate bursary funds thanks to the generosity of our supporters and partners. These bursaries are based primarily on financial need but may include other selection criteria such as extracurricular involvement, leadership, etc. The objective of this program is to help ease the financial burden of education, and inspire and support the development of tomorrow's leaders.

Note: Bursaries for Winter 2014 to be announced January 1, 2014.

Deadlines

The INSPIRE Committee will process bursary applications by the application date. The last date for you to submit your applications for all bursary programs is September 30, 2013. Late applications will not be accepted.

Bursary Application Guidelines

Students are welcome to apply to multiple bursaries provided that they meet the criteria, however must submit separate applications for each using a different email address, as the application process will not accept duplicate emails. If you do not have multiple email accounts, please submit your primary application online, and subsequent applications, please email to bursary@inspiretoronto.com and ensure to include all pertinent information. Incomplete bursary applications will not be considered.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be students enrolled in a full time accredited education program during the term(s) for which they are applying for bursary assistance.
  • Students attending university, college, or graduate school in Canada are all welcome to apply.
  • All bursary candidates must have a satisfactory overall academic standing, and be in good terms within their academic institution.
  • Please note that some bursary awards are limited to more specific parameters of study.

Bursary Decisions

You will find out by email whether or not you're receiving a bursary. Please give at least 30 days from the deadline date to receive your response; reply time depends on the volume of applications submitted.

All bursary decisions are final. Appeals will be considered only if there is new or exceptional information with applicable supporting documentation.

If you have difficult or exceptional circumstances, please email Inspire at bursary@inspiretoronto.com

Inspire is proudly offering the following bursaries for the 2013-2014 academic year:

1. SHINING THROUGH: $1,000

  • 4Q13 - 1 bursary for $1,000
  • Criteria: Any post-secondary student currently enrolled/ or enrolling in 2013/14 in any of the following programs:
    • Faculty of Science/Medicine
    • Faculty of Psychology
    • Faculty of Education, focus Special Needs Education
  • This bursary award is restricted to students currently pursuing or who will be pursuing a degree in Science, Psychology, or Education (focus Special Needs Education). Students must submit their resume and a 250 word or less write up on "Speak to the importance of supporting individuals in our community who are affected by developmental disorders such as Autism." The winner will have their write-up posted on the INSPIRE website in our "Bursary" section. The successful candidate will be required to show proof of enrolment in an above mentioned post-secondary program (e.g., college, university, graduate program) and apply the awarded funds toward school-related expenses, and be willing to show receipts upon request.
  • All submissions will be reviewed by Rosa Malta and other Shining Through Centre Board of Directors, who will determine the successful candidate.

2. CIBPA: $2,000 (2 bursaries of $1,000 each)

  • 4Q13 - 1 bursary for $1,000
  • 1Q14 - 1 bursary for $1,000
  • Criteria: All students must submit their resume and a 250 word or less write-up on "What leadership role(s) have you taken and what have you learned from them?" The winners will have their write-ups posted on the INSPIRE website in our "Bursary" section. Successful candidates will be required to show proof of enrolment in a post-secondary program (e.g., college, university, graduate program) and apply the awarded funds toward school-related expenses, and be willing to show receipts upon request.
  • All submissions will be reviewed directly by the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association, who will determine the successful candidate. The bursary award must be used toward school related expenses. Receipts for books and school related materials must be presented if awarded. 1 bursary for $1,000 will be awarded in the fourth quarter of 2013. A second bursary for $1,000 will be awarded in the first quarter of 2014.

3. Extreme Pita: $1,500 (3 bursaries of $500 each)

  • 4Q13 - 1 bursary for $500
  • 1Q14 - 2 bursaries for $500
  • Criteria: All students must submit their resumes and a 250 word or less write up on "What leader has inspired you in your life?" The winners will have their write-ups displayed on the INSPIRE website in our "Bursary" section. Successful candidates will be required to show proof of enrolment in a post-secondary program (e.g., college, university, graduate program) and apply the awarded funds toward school-related expenses, and be willing to show receipts upon request.
  • 1 bursary for $500 will be awarded in the fourth quarter of 2013. A second bursary for $500 will be awarded in the first quarter of 2014.

4. Z103.5: $3,000 (6 bursaries of $500 each)

  • 4Q13 - 3 bursaries for $500
  • 1Q14 - 3 bursaries for $500
  • Criteria: All students must submit their resume and a 250 word or less write up on "What does mentorship mean to you?" The winners will have their write-ups displayed on the INSPIRE website in our "Bursary" section. Successful candidates will be required to show proof of enrolment in a post-secondary program (e.g., college, university, graduate program) and apply the awarded funds toward school-related expenses, and be willing to show receipts upon request.
  • 3 bursaries for $500 will be awarded in the fourth quarter of 2013. Additional bursaries for $500 will be awarded in the first quarter of 2014.