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Two (2) $500 Bursary in Honour of Maria Santissima Del Monte Eligibility Criteria



To be considered for the bursary, you must be:

  • A member of the Canadian Italian Community;

  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;

  • A Grade 12 Hamilton, Ontario Secondary Student enrolled at HWCDSB or HWDSB Secondary Schools;

  • Enrolled as a full-time student in the academic year 2024-2025 at an accredited post-secondary institution. Proof of acceptance will need to be sent to committee before award ceremony or earlier.  



The decision to grant a bursary is based on the following criteria:

  • High academic achievement,

  • Recognized contribution to the Italian community, and

  • Letter of Recommendation from a Priest, Principal, Teacher, or Community Leader

  • Provide a picture of yourself (head shot) to be included in the Festival Program in June and our on our social media outlets. 

Submit your bursary application on-time by April 26th 2024 by 4:00 pm deadline

Submitting your application by email to:

Subject Line:  Submission for Festival Bursary 2024

Submit your application by the deadline of April 26th 2024 by 4:00 pm



Good luck to all candidates!

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