Monday, July 3, 2017

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is now accepting applications to the Maria Celaje Bursary for 2017. 

The $500 bursary was created in memory of Maria Celaje, a respected long-term employee and Woekplace Facilitator in DIVERSEcity's Future Leaders Program. DIVERSEcity wishes to honour Maria's memory and acknowledge her commitment and contributions to the immigrant youth she guided in the program over the years. 

DIVERSEcity's Maria Celaje Bursary will be awared to an exceptional immigrant young adult between the ages of 19 and 30 who has demonstrated that they have:

1. Enhanced their work opportunities thorugh the development of specific skills

2. Transitioned successfully into employment

3. Enrolled in an educational upgrading program to pursue their career goal

The applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee made up of DIVERSEcity manager and representatives of other community service providers supporting immigrant youth & their economic integration. 

Important dates:

  • Applications available Monday, July 3, 2017
  • Applications accepted until Friday, August 25, 2017
  • Selection Committee meeting Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 9:300 am - 11:00 am at DIVERSEcity Community Campus
  • Announcement of Award recipient Tuesday, September 5, 2017
  • Bursary awarded Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at DIVERSEcity's Annual General Meeting

Additional information and an application form can be found on DIVERSEcity's website at www.dcrs.ca or by sending an email to vjoshi@dcrs.ca