Catholic Charities Scholarship

- Toronto

 Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto is pleased to offer the Father Paul Lennon and Doreen Cullen Social Work Scholarship to students entering their second year of a BSW, MSW or SSW program at a post-secondary institution within the boundaries of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Catholic Charities’ member agency staff, looking to further their credentials, are also eligible to apply. For the 2017/2018 school year, up to two winners will be selected.
 The scholarship, established in 2013 to mark the centennial of Catholic Charities, pays tribute to two dynamic executive directors who made a made a major difference in our communities and in the development of Catholic Charities’ social service system.
•    Eligible applicants will have studied at a Catholic secondary school in the Archdiocese of Toronto and will be entering their second year of a BSW, MSW or SSW program. (In the case of a Catholic Charities member agency staff member, they must demonstrate that they have already put in place plans to pursue a BSW, MSW or SSW program.)
•    Awards will be based on a combination of merit and need
•    Applicants are to submit: 1) an introductory letter; 2) proof of enrolment; 3) a 500-word essay explaining how social work is an example of the Gospel in action; 4) a supporting letter from a professor, a pastor or a high school teacher. (For member agency staff, a supporting letter from a supervisor will be accepted.)
•    Deadline for submission is June 30th. Winners will be announced in mid-September.

Applications should be mailed to:

The Lennon/Cullen Scholarship
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto
1155 Yonge Street, Suite 400
Toronto, ON M4T 1W21
For further information, please contact Michael Fullan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities by e-mail only: mfullan@catholiccharitiestor.org on or before June 30, 2016.

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