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Scholarships

CIBPA Ottawa Scholarship Program

In 2002, CIBPA Ottawa established a scholarship program. The scholarship program was created to promote and assist with access to post-secondary studies for students of Italian-Canadian heritage who reside in Ontario. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and community involvement.

Since its inception more than $50,000 has been awarded to deserving and ambitious Italian-Canadian students. An awards ceremony is held annually in November featuring a traditional Italian dinner followed by a guest speaker and the presentation of the awards to the students.

Candidate Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Academic merit
  • Community involvement
  • Pursuing post-secondary education
  • Italian decent
  • Ontario resident