Tandia Bursary

Bursary Description

The Tandia Credit Union established this bursary, which is awarded to a TCDSB secondary school graduate in order to help defray the cost of post-secondary school education. This bursary is administered through the Angel Foundation for Learning. A bursary for $1,000 is presented annually to a graduating student, who requires financial assistance in order to pursue post-secondary studies at a college or university and has made outstanding contributions to their school community.


Selection of the successful candidate will be based on the following criteria:

  • demonstration of academic proficiency – ‘B’ average or higher;
  • evidence of contribution to the school and the community;
  • description of financial need and/or personal challenges; and
  • confirmation/evidence of acceptance into a post-secondary institution.

Application Process
Application must be completed with all of the following criteria for consideration of this bursary:

  • the completed and signed application form;
  • a personal cover letter, which outlines contributions to the school and community; states the nature of the financial need; includes as much detail as appropriate;
  • two letters of recommendation from the following: the school principal or designate, employer, coach, department head, chaplain, support staff, teacher, priest, community leader; the letter should outline contributions to the school and community, and state the nature of the financial need; and
  • confirmation/evidence of acceptance into a post-secondary institution.

Selection Process
The successful candidate will be approved by the Board of Directors of The Angel Foundation for Learning, upon the recommendation of the review committee. This committee will include members of the Tandia Credit Union. The successful candidate will be notified in early June. Please note the cheque for the successful applicant will be written to the university, college or program, which the student will be attending.

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Application Due Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

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