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2022 Scholarship

Scholarship Guidelines

Please review these guidelines before completing the application form.

To be considered for the award, you must be

  1. A resident Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant
  2. Have significant financial needs, as demonstrated by the application and supporting documents.
  3. The Foundation office must receive applications on or before the due date. If the date falls on a weekend, the deadline is extended to the following Tuesday. Late applications cannot be considered.
  4. Applicants must be accepted and enrolled in a post-secondary institution to qualify for scholarship monies. Proof can be supplied after the application has been accepted.

Application Process:

  1. All applicants are required to complete the scholarship application online and include all the required documents as listed. Alternatively, complete an application and print the supporting documents and send or deliver to:
    Sarnia Community Foundation, 109 Durand Street Sarnia, ON N7T 5A1
    Or email: [email protected]
  2. An email acknowledging the receipt of the completed application will be sent.
  3. All applications that include the requested material and meet the guidelines outlined above are forwarded for consideration to the Scholarship Committee.
  4. The committee recommendation is sent to the SCF board, whose decision is final. Those applicants that are declined are informed by email.
  5. Successful applicants will be informed by email with payment to follow and should be available for photos, interviews or any other promotional activities as arranged by the Foundation

For more information, contact the SCF Grants and Scholarship Administrator
Phone: 519 332 2588 E-mail: [email protected]



The Sarnia Community Foundation has a privacy policy that protects personal information. Any personal information requested on this application will only be used to assist with assessing the application. A copy of the application form and supporting documents may be kept for audit purposes.

Should the application be successful, SCF will require the recipient to provide express consent to publish their name and photograph in print or on social media managed by SCF. Exceptions may be made under certain circumstances. SCF will confirm this in writing at the time of the presentation. All other information will remain confidential.

All Scholarship recipients must provide the Foundation with their full legal name and Social Insurance Number. This information is required for audit purposes, and the issuing of a T4A is required by law.

Personal Information


Information to be included

Drop files here or
Max. file size: 300 MB.
    This could be a copy of a driver’s license, lease agreement or bill. Out-of-territory residents may be considered depending on the volume of local applications
    Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 300 MB, Max. files: 2.
      These must be written on your behalf by someone other than a family member or relative. One should be from an individual qualified to speak on your situation. The second should be from someone who has knowledge of your community involvement and service.
      Drop files here or
      Max. file size: 300 MB.
        An essay of up to 1000 words or a 3-5 mins video outlining how domestic violence has affected you and how you hope to break the chain of violence in your life

        Application Information