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