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Kiwanis Foundation of Canada
P.O. Box 5034
Brantford, Ontario
N3T 6J7

T: 519.304.3038

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Matching Scholarship Programs

The Purpose of the Scholarship

Kiwanis encourages deserving students in the pursuit of education, high personal goals and community responsibility.

CLUB ELIGIBILITY:

Any Kiwanis Club in Canada, may apply and be considered for a Matching Scholarship up to a maximum amount of $1,000. Kiwanis Clubs are asked to contribute to the Foundation annually. Any Kiwanis Club which donates annually will automatically be eligible for the Foundation's Matching Scholarship Grant.

The final decision as to club eligibility shall be that of the Scholarship Committee comprised of Members of the Foundation Board of Directors. NOTE: These eligibility requirements changed in October 2009 and may not be reflected in the brochure downloaded.

CLUB SELECTION PROCESS:

Clubs will be selected from those applying on a District, geographic and rotational basis. Selection will depend, in part, on current Foundation Scholarship resources and previous Scholarship distribution. The aim of the Foundation is to encourage all Kiwanis Clubs to promote a Youth Scholarship Program in their communities.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY:

The criteria for Student eligibility shall be acceptable grades. good character, financial need. participation in student activities and community service involvement.

It is the responsibility of the Sponsoring Kiwanis Club to assess the eligibility of the Student.

Students who are considered eligible shall be:

  • Pursuing post-high school studies at a recognized institution

Or

  • Pursuing graduate studies at a recognized institution

Or

 

KIWANIS CLUBS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEND PHOTOGRAPHS OF SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATIONS WITH THE NAME OF THE RECIPIENT AND THE PRESENTER TO THE KIWANIS FOUNDATION OF CANADA APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. An eligible Kiwanis Club shall apply, in writing, to the office of the Kiwanis Foundation of Canada for inclusion in the current year Scholarship Program before March 31st of each year.
  2. Selected clubs will be notified of their inclusion in the program by the foundation not later than May 15th of the same year.
  3. Selected Clubs will provide ALL of the following to the Foundation at least two weeks prior to the presentation date:

    • application including name, address and SIN number of recipient
    • description of the student's accomplishments
    • a statement regarding the amount of the scholarship request, together with a cheque for the club's share of the matching scholarship

  4. The approved Kiwanis Clubs will receive a scholarship cheque along with a Foundation Presentation folder. The total amount of the scholarship cheque will be equal to the amount received by the Foundation plus the matching grant. The matching grant shall not exceed $1,000. All cheques are payable to the individual, organization or institution named in the scholarship and are refundable to the Foundation if not used.

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