Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship Program (IIODS)
Between the cost of tuition, books, food, and transportation, it can be tough for many students to find the money to cover the cost of postsecondary school. We can help! Apply today for the Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship (IIODS) and you could receive $4,000 to cover your tuition fees and school-related expenses for full-time postsecondary education or training.
How do I apply?
When registration is open, fill out the application form and follow the submission instructions.
Who is eligible?
Youth who are attending postsecondary school in 2023/2024
29 years old or younger (as of May 31, 2023)
Not a previous recipient of the IIOD Scholarship
TCHC tenants or a person living in the Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC)
catchment area (Lake Ontario to the south, Bloor Street to the north, Yonge St. to the east,
and Lansdowne Ave. to the west)
Entering first year of postsecondary school OR returning postsecondary student
Able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance
Canadian citizens or permanent residents
How are recipients selected?
Successful scholarship recipients are selected from among Toronto's up-and-coming diverse young leaders by the IIODS administration team.
Each recipient must have made a strong contribution to their communities in promoting diversity, equity and anti-racism dialogue.
Attend one of our info sessions
Prospective applicants can attend one info session to learn more about the benefits of the IIOD scholarships and how to make their applications stand out. There are no available information sessions right now, please check back later in the year for more dates.
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