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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

The Villa Charities Scholarship Program provides financial support to Undergraduate and Graduate level students who believe in and help further Villa Charities’ mission to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage. Any person, regardless of heritage, that helps further this mission is encouraged to apply.

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Awards of $2,500 (to be used for tuition only) will be presented to each of four (4) full-time Undergraduate Student(s) at an accredited Canadian university or college with the following criteria:

  • Registered in an Undergraduate program and must be entering the second, third, or fourth year of the program

  • Have a GPA of 3.5+. See Terms and Conditions for additional requirements.

  • Students must be Canadian citizens or have permanent-residence status

  • Online application and supporting documentation submitted by the June 30, 2022 deadline (late applications will not be considered)

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities through various means such as volunteer community service

  • Exhibits passion in their field of study. Preference given to students who demonstrate special interest in Italian heritage and culture as part of their program of study, such as through a co-op, internship, and/or an applied research project.

  • Written essay (500 words) describing how they help further Villa Charities’ mission – to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage

Awards of $5,000 (to be used for tuition only) will be presented to each of four (4) full-time Graduate student(s) at an accredited Canadian university or college with the following criteria:

  • Registered in a Graduate program

  • Have a GPA of 3.5+. See Terms and Conditions for additional requirements.

  • Students must be Canadian citizens or have permanent-residence status

  • Online application and supporting documentation submitted by the June 30, 2022 deadline (late applications will not be considered)

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities through various means such as volunteer
    community service

  • Exhibits passion in their field of study. Preference given to students who demonstrate special interest in Italian heritage and culture as part of their program of study, such as through a co-op, internship, and/or an applied research project.

  • Written essay (500 words) describing how they help further Villa Charities’ mission – to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.

How to Apply

Thank you to our 2022 Scholarship Partners:

  • The Food Dudes – The Villa Charities Culinary Scholarship at George Brown College’s Chef School, supported in part by The Food Dudes

  • Nortown Air – The Nortown Air Scholarship

  • The Rinaldi Family – The Janet Angela Rinaldi Tribute Scholarships

If you are interested in sponsoring a scholarship, please contact Natalie Artuso at nartuso@villacharities.com or 416-789-7011 ext. 337. 

Scholarship Program Recipients

Click here to read the announcement for the recipients of the 2021/2022 2021/2022 Culinary Arts – Italian Program Scholarships at George Brown College supported in part by The Food Dudes.

 

Click here to see the full press release announcing the 2021 winners.
Click here to view the 2021 Villa Charities Scholarship Program Virtual Awards Ceremony.

2021 Villa Charities Scholarship Winners

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