The Ontario Black History Society (OBHS) is eager to work with Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) to provide an educational experience for young people. In cooperation with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, a $1000 scholarship, to be awarded to Black students in their final year of high school. Applicants must aspire to a career, or will enrole in a program, in Chartered Accountancy at a post-secondary institution.
Applicants to the scholarship would have to submit a 750 word letter detailing their GPA, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, community involvement, and reason(s) for pursuing a career in chartered accountancy. Students would also be required to submit a transcript of their grades, as well as two letters of recommendation (preferably one from a business studies teacher, addressing aptitude for business studies, although not necessary).
Rosemary Sadlier, O.Ont.
Ontario Black History Society
10 Adelaide St. E. Suite 402
Toronto, ON, M5C 1J3
Deadline: January 8, 2011
(Winner to be announced at the OBHS Brunch Jan. 24, 2011)