Vitaly Pecherskiy Entrance Award Application

One award valued at $20,000 or two awards valued at $10,000 each, will be provided to full-time undergraduate students who self-identify as Black or Indigenous and who are enrolled in Year One of Computer, Management, Mechatronics, Software, or Systems Design Engineering.

  • To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • For the purpose of this scholarship, an Indigenous person is a person who self-identifies as First Nations (Status/Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit as defined in the Canadian Constitution Act 1982. Indigenous students may self-identify on this application form or on their university application form through the Ontario University Application Centre.
  • Black students must self-identify on this form.

Selection will be based on a combination of academic excellence (minimum admission average of 80%) as well as extracurricular and leadership involvement assessed through the Admission Information Form (AIF). Recipients will be encouraged to engage in outreach activities in their community and/or high school to create pathways for future students and additional financial incentives will be provided to support these endeavours.

This award is made possible by a donation from Vitaly Pecherskiy and is being provided to increase accessibility to education and create opportunities for underrepresented groups.

Application deadline: April 15.

Questions

Contact Student Awards and Financial Aid if you have questions about specific award requirements, completing the form, or award decisions.

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Self-identity selection criteria
This award is limited to Black or Indigenous students. The following questions are voluntary and are being asked solely for the purpose of determining eligibility for this award.
Black identity * (required)
Do you identify as Black?
Indigenous identity * (required)
For the purpose of this award, an Indigenous person is a person who self-identifies as First Nations (Status/Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit as defined in the Canadian Constitution Act 1982. Do you identify as Indigenous?
Personal information
(8 digits)

These awards are limited to Indigenous and Black students. Based on your answer, you do not qualify for this award.

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