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2013 Toyota Earth Day Scholarships Program for Undergraduate Students in Canada

Scholarships for Canadian Students Entering their First year of Post-secondary Studies funded by Toyota Canada and the Toyota Canada Foundation in Canada 2013

Study Subject(s): Study Subject is environmental issues.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for students who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies.
Scholarship Provider: Toyota Canada and the Toyota Canada Foundation
Award can be taken at: Canada

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Eligibility:
-The Toyota Earth Day program considers candidates who: Are currently in their graduating year or graduated in the last two years from a:
-Canadian high school; or
-Quebec Cegep.
-Are entering, for the 2013-2014 academic year, their first year of full-time studies at:
a. An accredited Canadian college or university; or
b. A Quebec accredited collegial institution.
-Are a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident (Landed Immigrant) or have Refugee status.
-Have demonstrated outstanding environmental commitment, community service and leadership during the course of their studies.
-Maintain a high level of academic achievement.
-Are not an employee or immediate family member of an employee of Toyota Canada Inc. and its Dealers, Toyota Canada Foundation, Earth Day Canada or Panasonic Canada Inc.
-Fulfill the requirements of the application package.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Canadian students can apply for this application .

Description:
Every day, in communities across Canada, young people are actively demonstrating their passion for the environment through the important work they accomplish. These dedicated young Canadians are emerging as tomorrow’s environmental leaders and advocates. Toyota Canada and the Toyota Canada Foundation in partnership with Earth Day Canada established the Toyota Earth Day program to help cultivate and nurture this environmental leadership. The Toyota Earth Day program encourages and rewards graduating Canadian high school students who have distinguished themselves through environmental community service, extracurricular and volunteer activities, and academic excellence. To date, Toyota Canada, the Toyota Canada Foundation and Earth Day Canada (EDC) have awarded 160 students with $800 000 in scholarships. The Toyota Earth Day award is Canada’s best recognized environmental entrance scholarship.

Number of awards offered: Toyota Earth Day program offers 20 awards.

Duration of award: Not known

What does it cover? $5 000 opportunities are awarded each annually.

Selection Criteria:
-Demonstrated commitment to and involvement in community environmental issues
-Academic achievement
-Record of candidate’s participation in volunteer and extracurricular activity at school and in the community
-Demonstrated capacity for leadership
-Letters of recommendation
-Evaluation of candidate’s essay and self-assessment
-Candidate’s outstanding potential as an environmental leader

How to Apply: The The studentships are to be submitted by post.

Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till February 15, 2013.

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