Dependants of a member of the Canadian Forces who lost his/her life as a result of being deployed on an international operation; under the age of twenty-six; admitted to an undergraduate first-entry program
Inspired by retired General Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Colonel Kevin Reed, Project Hero is a program through which colleges and universities offer scholarships and bursaries for dependent children of Canadian Forces personnel killed while serving in an active military mission. The scholarship program provides a $4000 scholarship, renewable for 3 years of study. The eligibility for this scholarship is to be confirmed through the Children of Deceased Veterans – Education Assistance Act verification process. Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) administers this process and will provide the written confirmation for children of deceased veterans.
The recipient must be:
- a dependant of a member of the Canadian Forces who lost his/her life as a result of being deployed on an international operation.
- under the age of twenty-six
- admitted to an undergraduate first-entry program
To be considered for this scholarship, complete the Awards Profile by logging into JOIN UofT. Applicants should call Veterans Affairs Canada at 1-866-522-2122 in order to receive the required confirmation as well as information concerning additional support services for the children of deceased veterans.
Payable in September