Villa Charities Graduate Student Scholarship

monetization_onScholarship Amount: $5,000
eventDeadline: April 25, 2021
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Provided by Villa Charities
Donor Villa Charities Foundation
Renewable No
Number Available 4
Type of Award Scholarship
Automatic Consideration No


The Villa Charities Scholarship Program provides financial support to Undergraduate and Graduate level students of any heritage, who believe in and help further Villa Charities' mission to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.

In 2020, eight students were awarded scholarships independently through the Villa Charities Scholarship Program and four students in partnership with George Brown College for the Architecture Technology Program. To learn more about these students, please click here.

Awards of $5,000 (to be used for tuition only) will be presented to each of four (4) full-time Graduate student(s) at an accredited Canadian university or college with the following criteria:

  • Registered in a Graduate program
  • Have a GPA of 3.5+. See Terms and Conditions (pdf) for additional requirements.
  • Students must be Canadian citizens or have permanent-residence status
  • Online application and supporting documentation submitted by the April 25, 2021 deadline (late applications will not be considered)
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities through various means such as volunteer community service
  • Exhibits passion in their field of study. Preference given to students who demonstrate special interest in Italian heritage and culture as part of their program of study, such as through a co-op, internship, and/or an applied research project.
  • Written essay (500 words) describing how they help further Villa Charities' mission: to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.


In the subject line of your email, please include the name of the scholarship you are applying to:

The Villa Charities Graduate Student Scholarship

Eligibility Requirementskeyboard_arrow_down

Level of Study Post-diploma; Master; Doctorate; ; Co-op; Honours; Online; Distance; University Transfer;
Year of Study Entering or in second year, Entering or in third year, Entering or in fourth year
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 n/s
Course Load Full-time
Region of Study Canada
Academic Standing 85
Activities Leadership, School or Community Service, Volunteer
Financial Need No

Contact Informationkeyboard_arrow_down

Anna Stubbs Manager, Events scholarships@villacharities.com 416-789-7011 ext. 337 901 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto, ON, Canada. M6A 1C3


Villa Charities
Four students at the undergrad level, and four grad students, have taken home scholarships from Villa Charities.

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Last updated: Monday, April 05, 2021

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