The Communities in Bloom Foundation offers bursaries to students.
The mission of the Communities in Bloom Foundation, a Public Foundation with registered charitable status, is to fund, develop and disseminate educational material on the value, importance, improvement and sustainable development of green spaces and the natural environment in our society.
Bursaries: • Two (2) bursaries of $1,000/each will be awarded to eligible successful individuals for the 2013/2014 school year; • The bursaries will be awarded by November 30, 2013
Eligibility: • Applicants must be registered in, and successfully complete, a full-time post secondary level pertaining to ornamental and/or environmental horticulture programs in an accredited institution; • Applications must be involved in a community participating in the Communities in Bloom program (national or provincial editions); • Successful recipients must agree to have their name and education information publicized throughout the Communities in Bloom network and public (website, magazine, et cetera).
Selection: • Applicants must submit, by September 30, 2013: – Personal information (names, address, phone and e-mail) – Education information (school, program) – Letter (minimum of 300 words / maximum of 500 words) indicating the reason and interest in studies pertaining to ornamental and/or environmental horticulture. The letter will also include details of any volunteer work done in the community. • Successful recipients will be determined by the Communities in Bloom Foundation based on the applications received.
The Foundation wishes to establish a legacy for generations to come.