H.E.S. ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Hamilton Estonian Society offers a Scholarship opportunity for students of Estonian-Canadian heritage who are pursuing post secondary studies. Currently, it is anticipated that all scholarships awarded will be for a minimum of $300,
All applicants must be:
Canadian citizens or permanent residents
Registered at a university or college
Parent or applicant must be an active member of HES during the students graduating year of highschool and first year of university
This scholarship may be granted annually to one eligible student who is entering 1st year of undergraduate studies. There is no language proficiency requirement for this scholarship.
Submit completed application form and all accompanying documents, in English or Estonian, to any HES board member on or by June 1.
If successful, scholarship applicants agree:
To provide SIN number and proof of Canadian residence (e.g. driver’s licence)
To be contacted by HES, and to provide HES with updated address information
To ensure HES has a current email address and contact information for 5 years following receipt of the scholarship
To attend the HES Annual Members Meeting, or send a representative
To the publication of their names, photos, and any written information submitted in conjunction with their application by HES in digital or other format
EFC Board of Directors will review all applications. The number and amount of any scholarships is entirely at the discretion of the Board of Directors. . It is currently anticipated that all scholarship awards will be for a minimum of $300 and may be more depending upon the nature of the application. All decisions of the HES Scholarship Committee is final.
How to Apply
Copy and Paste the form below into the body of your email or into a MSWord document.
Complete the form and submit the following requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Parents name (Member of HES)
Date of Birth:
Post Secondary Institution:
Program and Year of Study:
Proof of Registration at a post-secondary institution
Digital photo head shot
Facebook Profile Name:
(The below information is not required but recommended)
Cover Letter/Letter of Intent, including brief bio, academic/professional goals, description of Estonian heritage and any involvement in the Estonian community
Short Essay: What does being Estonian mean to you? Why is it important? (maximum 500 words)
Short Question: Why is the Hamilton Estonian Society important to the community? (80-100 words)