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Looking Glass Foundation scholarship opportunity

March 1 - July 6

Each year, the Looking Glass Foundation awards several thousand dollars to BC students who have received, or are currently receiving, treatment for an eating disorder. On March 1st, we will begin accepting applications for our Persevere, Rise Above, and Pursue Your Passion scholarships, to be awarded to three promising students!

This year, the Looking Glass Foundation is delighted to award the Rise Above scholarship in honour of two highly valued members of the LGF Community: Jeff and Sonia Hayes. The Hayes have been generous donors, supporters, and volunteers with Looking Glass for nearly a decade.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Applications are open to all genders and ages, in any program area;
  • Eligible scholarship recipients are Canadian students enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited BC post-secondary institution;
    OR are BC residents enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution; and
  • Students should be commencing or returning to full-time studies between September 2018 and January 2019.

Rise Above Scholarship: $1,750
The Looking Glass Foundation awards this scholarship to someone who is making a difference through community service and leadership. This year, we are delighted to award the Rise Above scholarship in honour of two highly valued members of the LGF Community: Jeff and Sonia Hayes. The Hayes have been generous donors, supporters, and volunteers with Looking Glass for nearly a decade, and we look forward to awarding the Jeff and Sonia Hayes Rise Above Scholarship to a deserving recipient this year!

Pursue Your Passion Scholarship: $1,750
The Looking Glass Foundation awards this scholarship in recognition of someone’s passion, excitement, and enthusiasm for a goal or ideal – around which they have special aspirations for higher learning.

Persevere Scholarship: $1,500
The Looking Glass Foundation awards this scholarship to someone who demonstrates a need for financial assistance in reaching their academic goals. The recipient of this scholarship will also be awarded the Elise Skoglund Bursary of $1,000.

Elise Skoglund Bursary – $1000

The Elise Skoglund Bursary is funded by Elise, her family and friends. It was created to honor and recognize Elise’s own triumphs and setbacks in her struggles with the disease; as well as her many contributions to the wellness of others through her involvement in the Eating Disorder peer support community. The bursary is linked to the Persevere Scholarship and is intended to provide additional financial support and recognition for individuals pursuing academic goals.

All application deadlines are July 6, 2018.

Learn more or apply here!

Please direct all inquiries to [email protected].

Details

Start:
March 1
End:
July 6
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