Nahom Berhane Scholarship for Leadership and Inclusion 2022

The application for Nahom Berhane Scholarship for Leadership and Inclusion 2022 is ongoing!

The Nahom Berhane Scholarship for Leadership and Inclusion provides assistance to youth with a proven track record of volunteerism, community service, and leadership in the community. In addition, the youth are in need of financial support to attend a post-secondary institution, including universities, colleges, and professional trades training. This year we are prioritizing youth of African Descent.

Nahom Berhane Scholarship for Leadership and Inclusion- Eligibility

The applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be sponsored by a Mentor who will write a letter of support and commit to supporting the applicant in their educational journey for at least one year;
  • Be enrolled in or in the process of applying to a Canadian college, university, trades school or other institution for the upcoming year on a fulltime basis (as defined by the school);
  • Have a signed MoU from the Mentor/ Mentor organization committing to act as a mentor for the applicant for the duration of the Scholarship;
  • Be 30 years old or younger on December 31, 2022;
  • Have lived in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area – see map) for at least two years;
  • Be enrolled in a course of study leading to a first degree/diploma, license and or certificate program. *Those who have graduated from overseas programs are considered to have completed a first degree diploma and thus do not qualify for this Scholarship;
  • Have a proven track record of volunteerism, community service and leadership in the community;
  • Be Canadian citizens or have permanent residence status, or be in the process of obtaining permanent residency in Canada. (Applicants who have permission from IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) that allows them to study at a post-secondary institution may apply. Proof of an application with IRCC will be required.)

Application form, guidelines, and required supporting documents

  • Application Guidelines (PDF)
  • Online Application Form
  • Please note! You cannot save and resume your work on the Online Application Form so please be sure to have everything ready to complete the application in one session.
  • Mentor Sponsorship Letter and Agreement (Appendix A)
  • Budget Template (Appendix B)

Deadline and Instructions

All applications and supporting documents must be received no later than March 31, 2022, by 5 pm, through our online submission form. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

Please direct your questions to [email protected]







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