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Athabasca University

Dr Tony Simmons Memorial Award for Marginalized Students

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
Canada
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

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Overview

Scholarship type

Need based

Number of scholarships to award

One

Grant

Tuition Credit

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Named in memory of AU Professor, Dr Tony Simmons, who firmly believed that education should be accessible to everyone. Tony was dedicated to supporting students in secure environments and those from marginalized communities. The Dr Tony Simmons Memorial Award for Marginalized Students will be awarded annually to two AU undergraduate students enrolled in any FHSS undergraduate degree program.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Tuition Credit towards one undergraduate 3 credit course (in or out of Province)

Eligibility

Application Criteria

  • Any undergraduate student enrolled in an FHSS degree program (BA, BGS, BHRLR, BPA)
  • Successful completion of 6 AU credits towards program of study
  • Having achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Students are eligible to receive this award one time only

Selection Criteria

  • Students from marginalized communities
  • First preference given to students from secure environments
  • Second preference given to students in Bachelor of Arts program majoring in Sociology
  • Evaluation of essay response (each essay should be 250-350 words)

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Canada

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified
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