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eg: Accounting, Nursing, Computer Science
eg: University of Toronto
eg: National Union

Bill 7 Award 2SLGBTQ+ Scholarships

monetization_onScholarship Amount: $4,000
eventDeadline: August 02, 2024
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Provided by Bill 7 Award
Donor Bill 7 Award Trust
Renewable No
Number Available 20
Type of Award Scholarship
Automatic Consideration No


The Bill 7 Award is open to individuals who meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • individuals who are attending a Post-Secondary Educational Institution in the Province of Ontario;
  • who have demonstrated financial need;
  • who are attaining their FIRST post-secondary program of study;
  • and who identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, and/or queer (2SLGBTQ+).

Applicants must submit the following documents, along with their complete applications. These documents may be attached in .pdf, .doc or .txt format.

  • A copy of OSAP estimate (if applicable)
  • Proof of registration / Acceptance from the post-secondary institution
  • Reference letter
  • Reference letter from a teacher, guidance counsellor, coach, employer, community or social worker, doctor, religious leader or similar professional who can support your application.
  • A personal statement, 250 words or fewer, detailing why you should be selected as the recipient of the Bill 7 Award. You may wish to consider how your studies or future work will contribute to the improvement of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and/or provide us with any other information you feel we should know about you that will make you a good candidate, such as children, family, relationships, disabilities, experiences of discrimination, living situation, geographic context, etc.

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Eligibility Requirementskeyboard_arrow_down

Level of Study Certificate; Diploma; Associate; Bachelor; ; Co-op; Honours; Online; University Transfer;
Gender Any
Year of Study All Years
Citizenship Canada
Status in Canada Permanent Resident
Schools Attended Any School
School of Study Any School
Field of Study Any Field of Study
Region of Residence Ontario
Course Load Full-time
Region of Study Ontario
Activities n/s
Financial Need Yes
Special Need 2SLGBTQ+

Contact Informationkeyboard_arrow_down

Carol Thames Board Trustee 416-324-4100 ext. 5096 333 Sherbourne St., 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada. M5A 2S5


20 LGBTQ+ Recipients Celebrated by the 2020 Bill 7 Award
2020 marks the biggest year ever for the Bill 7 Award Trust, which honours LGBTQ+ Ontario students in financial need.
The Bill 7 Award Honours 16 LGBTQ+ Students
The Bill 7 Award supports first-time Ontario post-secondary students in financial need.

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Last updated: Monday, March 25, 2024