How to Apply Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion 2023 | The Canadian Mental Health Association has open Portal For Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion 2023. BC Division’s Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion is designed to support people with experience of mental illnesses as they pursue post-secondary education. Read Through.
Since 1982, CMHA BC has been helping people with mental illness further their pursuit of post-secondary education through our scholarship and bursary programs. We are committed to lowering access barriers and would like to ensure that these scholarships and bursaries are available to anyone in British Columbia with lived experience who is pursuing higher education.
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- Applicant should be at least 20 years of age (or will be turning 20 in the upcoming semester) and a resident of British Columbia (current or once classes begin);
- Experience of mental illness or significant substance use challenge;
- Preference will be given to students facing financial hardships, especially due to COVID-19 and those who may not be eligible for other funding;
- Entering the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program or any stage of a graduate program at a designated British Columbia university or college;
- Will be enrolled at a recognized BC post-secondary institution by December 1, 2023;
- Educational and vocational goals related to mental health promotion.
Several awards are available each year to BC post-secondary students who live with mental illness or addiction.
Note: Applicants may only apply for one of the awards listed below in a given year. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
1) Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion:
Scholarships worth $1000 and $2000 are available to two post-secondary students entering the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate program, or any stage of a graduate program, whose education and career goals are related to mental health promotion
2) Lorne Fraser Educational Bursary:
Several $700 bursaries are available to students for the tuition costs of a post-secondary education at an accredited BC institution
3) Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award:
Two $1,000 bursaries available for students enrolled or accepted to a post-secondary program in the field of fine art.
4) Janice Lee Blue Wave Youth Bursary:
Several $700 bursaries are available for BC youth under the age of 20 who have experienced a significant mental health or substance use challenge.
5) Andre Courtemanche Green Ribbon Scholarship:
One $1000 scholarship is available to first or second year students who have lived or living experience with mental health challenges, who are enrolled in either post-secondary trades programs (ex. carpentry, cooking, welding) or post-secondary programs relating to fitness, nutrition and the outdoors (ex. sport management, natural sciences)
6) Indigenous Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award:
This award recognizes the efforts of individuals who can use their skills in the fine arts to support those experiencing mental illness. One $1,000 bursary provides support for an Indigenous post-secondary student with lived experience, 18 years or older, who is accepted to, or enrolled in an undergraduate fine arts program.
How To Apply:
Submissions received by mail or fax will be disqualified. Individuals who submit more than one application for the same year will be evaluated on the application submitted first only. An applicant may win a bursary or scholarship more than once, but will not be eligible to win an award two years in a row.
For More Details. Visit Canadian Mental Health Association