The objective of this award is to provide financial assistance to students registered in a post-secondary program in a recognized Canadian institution whose lives or families were affected by the tainted blood tragedy between 1980 and 1989 inclusively. The amount of the bursary may vary according to the number of applicants in any given year.

Value : variable, depending on tuition fees of the post-secondary institution, to a maximum of $3,000

Eligibility criteria: 
•    Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person of protected/refugee status;
•    be a victim, spouse or child of a victim of the tainted blood tragedy in Canada occurring between 1980 and 1989 inclusively;
•    Full-time or part-time in an undergraduate or graduate program in any Canadian post-secondary institution;
•    Good academic standing and financial need.

Next deadline: April 30

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Application form