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How do I apply for the Scholarship?

Option A: Online via https://form.123formbuilder.com/6127718/form

Option B: A .pdf can be downloaded and printed from https://blackandmcdonaldscholarships.com/submission/. Once completed, please mail your forms to the following address:

Veritas Charity Services Inc.
ATT: Mark S. Bonham
3110-100 Wellington Street West
Toronto, ON  M5K 1E7

For printed copies, please see your regional HR Partner.

What is the application deadline?

The application deadline is May 31, 2022, by 11:59 p.m. EST.

Who is eligible?

The Black & McDonald Centennial Scholarship is open to all salaried or hourly full-time employees’ dependents. Eligible dependents include biological children, legal adoptees, step-children or children for whom the employee is the legal guardian or ward. To be eligible, the applicant must be 25 or under at the time of the application deadline. The applicant’s parent / legal guardian must be employed by B&M for at least 1 year as of April 8, 2022. The applicant’s parent / legal guardian must be an active B&M employee at the time of award. The applicant’s parent / legal guardian must also be an employee paid directly by B&M.

What kind of school programs is the scholarship for?

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited 2- or 4-year university, college or trade program.

What is the amount of the scholarship?

The awarded amount is $3,000 per successful applicant. Distributed in Canadian or U.S. funds, depending on the applicant’s region.

Does the scholarship renew each school year?

Applicants may reapply and compete annually for the scholarship—the scholarship does not renew and must be reapplied for.

When will the winners be chosen?

The applications will be reviewed in June and winners will be contacted in July.

Can multiple dependents from one family apply?

Yes, if there are multiple dependents pursuing post-secondary education within one family who fit the eligibility criteria, they are all encouraged to apply.