Centre for Community Service & Early Childhood Services Awards

Centre for Community Service & Early Childhood Services Awards

To be considered for any of the awards listed below students must apply by selecting In-Course Scholarships through STU-VIEW and be enrolled full-time in a Community service and Early Childhood Program. 

If you have any questions about individual awards or the application process, please contact us at awards@georgebrown.ca.
If you are interested in helping us expand our awards program please contact the George Brown College Foundation.

List of Available Awards for Community Service & Early Childhood Students:

Bob Luker Community Worker Scholarship  
Various donors have donated funds for the establishment of the Bob Luker Community Worker Scholarship. The Bob Luker Community Worker Scholarship is available to students in the C101 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The students must commitment to social justice and supporting other students

C300 Entrance Bursary  
The C300 Entrance Bursary is available to students in the C300 program in their first year of study.

Dorothy Bradley Memorial Award
Lon Lawson Fund for Child and Youth Counsellor Education has donated funds for the establishment of the Dorothy Bradley Memorial Award. The award is available to students in the C133 program in their third year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The students must be a member of Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counsellors
  • The student must demonstrate aptitude and interest in working with families

Douglas E. Light Scholarship - Community Worker  
Helen Light has donated funds for the establishment of the Douglas E. Light Scholarship - Community Worker. The award is available to students in the C101 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The student must demonstrate commitment to field

Douglas E. Light Scholarship – ECE
Helen Light has donated funds for the establishment of the Douglas E. Light Scholarship. The award is available to students in the C100 (ECE), C118 (ECE) program in their second year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The student must demonstrate commitment to field

Dream Office REIT Early Childhood Education Award
Dream Office REIT has donated funds for the establishment of the Dream Office REIT Early Childhood Educational award. The award is available to students in ECE C100, C105, C118, C130, C300, and C301 programs after completion of first semester.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • Student must demonstrated leadership qualities

Early Childhood Education Academic Award  
Various have donated funds for the establishment of the Early Childhood Education Academic Award. The award is available to students in the C100, C118 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • Student must exhibit commitment to children and families in the early year's sector
  • Student must display exemplary behaviour inside and outside of classroom
  • Student should be self-motivated, passionate about learning and demonstrate above average abilities in program

Harry A. Newman Memorial Scholarship  
Richard John Newman Charity Foundation has donated funds for the establishment of the Harry A. Newman Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the C119 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • Student must demonstrated leadership qualities

Josephine Amelia Walker Award
Caroline Williams has donated funds for the establishment of the Josephine Amelia Walker Award. The award is available to any fulltime student in the School of Early Childhood Education.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • Student must be from marginalized community.
  • Student must be a First Generation Student.

 

Kay Oxford Memorial Bursary
Anne McKenzie-Rivers has donated funds for the establishment of the Kay Oxford Memorial Bursary. The award is available to students in any year in a programs in the Centre for Community Service and Early Childhood.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Student must demonstrate an openness to learning from others and show a commitment to working with others.

Les Webber Scholarship  
Lon Lawson Fund for Child and Youth Counsellor Education has donated funds for the establishment of the Les Webber Scholarship. The award is available to students in the C104 program in their graduating year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be a member of Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counsellors
  • Student should demonstrate empathy for troubled children and that they have overcome their struggles.
  • Student should likely remain in Child and Youth Worker field.

Margot McGrath-Harding Memorial Scholarship
Nicholas Harding has donated funds for the establishment of the Margot McGrath-Harding Memorial Scholarship. The award is available to students in the C108 program in their first year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • Write an essay on: Describing feelings, thoughts, experiences and challenges while reflecting on your first year of Intervener Program and how you look forward to continuing your second year (1500 words maximum)

Masonic Foundation of Ontario Scholarship  
Masonic Foundation of Ontario has donated funds for the establishment of the Masonic Foundation of Ontario Scholarship. The award is available to students in the C134, C133 program in their third year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need

Noel Young Memorial Scholarship
Various donors have donated funds for the establishment of the Noel Young Memorial Scholarship. Students in any year of C300, C301, C118, C100, C130, C105 programs are able to apply for the scholarship.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The student must demonstrate a commitment to advocacy and action in the field of Early Childhood Education

P.A.C.E. Bursary  
P.A.C.E. Canada has donated funds for the establishment of the P.A.C.E. Bursary. The award is available to students in the C100, C118 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • Student must exhibits a commitment and spirit of dedication to their chosen area of professional study

Phyllis Eileen Edwards Memorial Award  
Robin Buyers has donated funds for the establishment of the Phyllis Eileen Edwards Memorial Award. The award is available to students in the C101 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • The student must display financial need
  • The student must be actively involved in the community (college and/or external)
  • The student must display values and skills of a good community worker which, reflects on their work both inside and outside the college

Rachel Langford Award 
Rachel Langford has donated funds for the establishment of the Rachel Langford Award. The award is available to students with a learning disability in the C100, C118 ECE programs in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must provide proof of learning disability

Ron Sluser Scholarship  
The Ron Sluser Scholarship is available to students in the C119, C135 program in any year of study.
The following criteria must be met by the applicant:

  • The student must display financial need
  • The students must demonstrate they have overcome obstacles and significant economic disadvantage.

Scholarships, awards, and bursaries listed are subject to change without prior notice, and are subject to conditions as may be set down by the college and/or the donor of the award.