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Awards

Eligibility and Awards Criteria

Application forms are also available at all public and separate high schools in Oakville. The application forms for the Mature Student Award are available at the Adult Learning Centres and Sheridan College.

University Entrance Awards  (application form .doc .pdf)

Mildred G. Allworth Award – 1 award
CFUW-Oakville Award – 5 awards

  •  “A” average
  • Female Oakville resident
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent resident
  • Attend a publicly funded high school
  • Essay
  • University entrance
  • Financial Need

Community Service Awards  (application form .doc .pdf)

CFUW-Oakville Community Service Award – 1 award
Shirley Henderson Community Service Award – 1 award

  •  “A” or “B” average
  • Volunteer (unpaid and non-credit) service to your community and school
  • Female Oakville resident
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent resident
  • Attend a publicly funded high school
  • Essay
  • University or College entrance
  • Financial need

 Jean Malcolm Smith Community Service Award – 1 award

  •  “A” or “B” average
  • Volunteer (unpaid and non-credit) service to your community and school
  • Female Oakville resident
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent resident
  • Attend a publicly funded high school
  • Essay
  • University or College entrance

Access Award Inspired by Melissa Vassallo – 1 award   (application form .doc .pdf)

  •  “A” or “B” average
  • Female Oakville resident
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent resident
  • Essay
  • University or College entrance
  • Attendance at a publicly funded high school or mature student

plus

One of the following criteria:

  • student with a disability[1]
  • student volunteer with a focus on accessibility issues or disability advocacy
  • student pursuing post-secondary studies with a focus on accessibility issues or disability advocacy

CFUW Mature Student Award – 1 award   (application form .doc .pdf)

  • Female
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent resident
  • Studying full time at a post-secondary institute in order to re-enter the work force
  • High academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Preference to Oakville resident

Disability is defined as:

(A) any degree of physical disability, infirmity, malformation or disfigurement that is caused by bodily injury, both birth defect or illness and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, a brain injury, any degree of paralysis, amputation, lack of physical co-ordination, blindness or visual impediment, deafness or hearing impediment, muteness or speech impediment, or physical reliance on a guide dog or other service animal or on a wheelchair or other remedial appliance or device,

(B) a condition of mental impairment or developmental disability,

(C) a learning disability**, or a dysfunction in one of more of the processes involved in understanding or using symbols or spoken language,

(D) a mental disorder, or

(E) an injury or disability for which benefits were claimed or received under the insurance plan established under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997.

** For a learning disability, please provide the most recent date and category of your Individual Education Plan (IEP)

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