Memory of a Nation - St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church

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Value: Up to two $2,500 scholarships

The Fred & Irene Shlapak Scholarship - Memory of a Nation referred to hereafter as “the scholarship” is available to a candidate of Ukrainian Heritage and a member of St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church who:

1. is currently enrolled in or has a Grade 12 diploma and has not attended a post-secondary institution.
2. has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited Canadian university.
3. demonstrates leadership and participation in both the Ukrainian and the local community.
4. shows above average academic skills with a minimum average of 80% or GPA equivalent.
5. has been an active member of St. Joseph’s Parish for at least two years.
6. has provided an original and signed Letter of Reference.
7. has chosen one or more of the themes which appears on the Memory of a Nation Sculpture and has written an essay or produced a personal reflection video [preferable option] stating how this theme(s) has or will impact the candidate’s future in a positive manner.

Application deadline date is September 1st

For more information on the scuplture, please download the informational booklet here

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Click here to download the scholarship application.

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