1. The Regimental Association has established a Bursary Program supporting education for members of the Regimental family. Funding for the program will be provided by donations from Branches, The Trust, Members, Individuals and such other means as determined by the Association. The intent is to provide financial support for the post-secondary education of serving Regimental personnel and the children, grandchildren and other relatives of members of both serving personnel and members of the Association. Applications for the bursary from the public, particularly Cadets, are welcome but preference will be given to those with verified Regimental connections.
2. The number and amount of the bursaries may vary from year to year depending on revenue generated for the purpose. The first bursaries will be awarded during the 2010 celebrations of The Sesquicentennial Year of the Regiment. Subsequently bursaries will be awarded from funds held for that purpose by the Toronto Community Foundation, which will issue receipts to donors for income tax purposes.
3. The aim of this instruction is to outline the criteria, eligibility, application and financial requirements for The QOR of C Association Bursary Program.
4. The full name of the program shall be The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada –Princess Alexandra Bursary. The official abbreviated name shall be QOR Princess Alexandra Bursary.
5. Only applicants attending, or planning to attend, accredited institutions are eligible for consideration. These institutions are generally described as post secondary, leading to a University degree or a Community College diploma.
6. The following documents must accompany the Application Form:
Administrative and Financial Information
7. The Bursary Program will be administered through the Secretary of The Association at QOR of C Regimental Headquarters. This is a competitive program and funds are limited so it is likely that not every application will be approved. Bursaries are payable at the end of the adjudication process to the Educational Institutions by the Toronto Community Foundation on behalf of successful candidates. Applicants and donors should note the following:
8. The Bursary Program is for academic development only and applications will be judged on the following criteria:
9. Successful applicants will be contacted prior to release of their names.
10. The Board will meet at the call of the Chair. The Secretary will prepare a dossier of relevant documents for each applicant for the Board’s adjudication. Composition of the Board will be:
11. Additional members may be added at the discretion of the Chair. All sittings of the Board must have no fewer than three members present.
12. The Board has the discretion to decide the number and size of the bursaries to be awarded each year .Decisions of the Board are final and not subject to appeal.
Requests for Bursary Support
13. One copy of each of the following Forms must be submitted in applying for a Bursary:
14. Appendices when completed will be treated as CONFIDENTIAL by all recipients.
15. The complete package in 13 above, in an envelope clearly marked “BURSARY APPLICATION” will be mailed to the address below by 15 March in the year of the application:
16. This information package will be available in due course for years other than 2010 at the Website – “The Rifleman Online -- The QOR of C”.
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