NAAC Canadian Bursaries
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The Board of Trustees of the Naparima Alumni Association of Canada (Toronto) is pleased to announce its ninth Canadian Bursary Programme. A maximum of five bursaries, each valued at a minimum of $200.00, will be awarded.

  • Applicants must be graduates of an Ontario high school and must be enrolled as full-time students in first year studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution.

  • Applicants must have been NAAC Student Members for at least the last two consecutive calendar years.

  • Applications must include:

    1. A completed application data form: See next page.
    2. Proof of graduation from an Ontario high school: Copy of graduation diploma.
    3. Official transcript of Grade 12 and/or OAC academic record: These must indicate final marks.
    4. Proof of full-time enrollment in first year studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution: Letter from the Registrar's Office.
    5. A covering letter, outlining relevant interests and accomplishments. Credit is given for participation in school, community and/or NAAC activities - please attach documentation to support such involvement, such as: letters from teachers or organisation officials, news articles, copies of awards, etc.
The following criteria will be used for evaluating applications:

  • 80% for academic performance (grades), 10% for participation in school activities and 10% for participation in community and/or NAAC activities from a leadership perspective.

  • Financial need will be considered as a further criterion if a statement of need is included in the documentation package. Marks awarded in this category will be additional to the points for academic performance and participation in school, community and NAAC activities but will be limited to a maximum of 10 points. Information submitted regarding financial need will be kept strictly confidential.

  • For applicants enrolled at university, their best 6 OAC marks will count towards the academic portion of the evaluation.

  • For applicants enrolled at a community college or equivalent, the best 6 of their OAC and Grade 12 marks will be used for the academic grading with the following proviso: all Grade 12 advanced level marks will be reduced by applying an adjustment factor of 80% to each such mark; likewise all Grade 12 general level marks will be reduced by applying an adjustment factor of 60%.
Requests for information about eligibility, criteria or other matters should be directed to the Secretary of the NAAC,
by telephone: 905-471-4066
by e-mail: NAAC Canadian Bursaries
or by postal mail:

The Secretary, NAAC Executive Committee
Bridlewood Mall Postal Outlet
P.O. Box 92175
2900 Warden Avenue
Scarborough, ON M1W 3Y9