MCAF Scholarship Application

Please read the whole application before beginning!

Important Guidelines

  • • Applicants must have moved to Canada as an immigrant or refugee within the past 10 years from the date of application, and normally hold permanent residency or Canadian citizenship status.
  • • International students are not eligible.
  • • Applicants must fully complete the application form and attend an interview if requested.
  • • Applicants must be registered at an approved post-secondary educational institution in New Brunswick and provide proof of
    acceptance/enrollment.
  • • Financial need is established by way of an income assessment.
  • • Applicant must live in the Greater Fredericton area.

Process

  • • Help to complete the application & information sessions on the MCAF scholarship will be held during the:
    • - December & March break
    • - On the 2nd Wednesday in May

           (exact dates, times & location will be posted on the MCAF website & FB, and Children &Youth FB)

  • Deadline for submissions is June 30th.
  • • A printed copy of the application with all attachments should be delivered to the MCAF office.
  • • Applications received after June 30th will be deferred to the next year’s scholarship.
  • • Final decisions on awards will be made before the end of July. Only successful applicants will be notified.
  • • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • • Decisions of the committee are final.

Please fill out the below application and submit the completed application or download the application, fill it out and send it to us by
Email: mcaf@mcaf.nb.ca
or
Drop/mail : Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.
28 Saunders Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1N1


Identifying Information

Name:

Date of birth:

Address:

E-mail:

Phone:


Immigration Status:
if other please specify:

Date you landed in Canada:


Education

Highest level of education achieved to date:

Enclose your transcript from your highest level of education:


If you don't have any transcript, describe why:

Academic institution you will be attending:

Name of Institution:
Address of Institution:

Program of study you have selected:

Length of time required to complete this program:

At what level are you currently in this program?


Employment History

Briefly describe your employment history in the space below or attach your C.V.:


Volunteer History

Briefly describe any volunteer work you have pursued:


Family / Domestic situation

Briefly describe if you are taking care of family members (ie. time, responsibilities etc.):


Your Interests

In 150 words or less please describe your life circumstances, your interests in sports, music, arts, your hopes and dreams for the future and why this scholarship is important to you:


Income and Expenses


INCOME

1-Your income for the previous year
(attach a copy of Revenue Canada Tax Assessment / Notice Details you received after you filed. Enter the amount from line 236)

2-Income of spouse (Attach a copy of his/her Revenue Canada Tax Assessment)

3-All income from other sources for the past year (January to December; Including student loan, social assistance, government subsidies, employment insurance benefits & any other source.)

4-Income of parents or guardians if you are living with them. Use the amount from line 236 on their Revenue Canada Tax Assessment and attach a copy of these forms


Total Income (Add up 1,2,3,4 from top):


EXPENSES

1- If you are financially responsible for children, spouse or other dependent people please give details such as number of people, level of responsibility and ages of dependents below.

2. Do you qualify for the NB free tuition? If yes, please indicate the amount If not, why?

3. Any extraordinary expenses due to health issues, transportation needs or other reasons. Explain.


CHECK LIST:

Complete this checklist to ensure that your application includes all the required documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered.



By Submitting below:

  • • I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge;
  • • I agree to allow my image to be used in published materials, presentations and web sites that promote the programs of the Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc.
  • • I agree to participate in any MCAF promotions for the Newcomer Scholarship Fund including media interviews, presentations, or speeches as requested by MCAF.

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