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Investing In Our Diversity (IIOD) Scholarship

March 28, 2019


APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

The Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship Program recognizes the commitment of young people involved in community leadership, anti-racism or diversity initiatives, and in building safe and healthy communities.

Eligible applicants can receive up to $4,000 to cover tuition fees and school related expenses for postsecondary education or training.

Who is eligible? Youth who are:

  • Attending postsecondary school in September 2019/January 2020
  • 29 years of age or younger (as of May 2019)
  • Not previous recipients of IIOD Scholarship
  • Toronto Community Housing tenants or live in the Scadding Court Community Centre catchment (see application for details)
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents

WHAT DOES THIS PROGRAM OFFER ME AS A STUDENT? A scholarship recipient can receive:

  • Up to a $4,000 scholarship award towards tuition fees for the first year of a full-time postsecondary education or training (college, university, trade school, or apprenticeship)
  • Opportunity for second-year scholarships of up to $4,000 to be applied directly to tuition fees, if you attend one of the following institutions:
    • Ryerson University, University of Toronto, York University, Humber College, George Brown College, Seneca College, Centennial College or OCAD University

You can email your application to youth@torontohousing.ca or mail to/drop off your completed application package at:

Toronto Community Housing
Attn: Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship 931 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4W 2H2

Informational Session

Attend an info session to learn how to make your application stand out.

*TTC tokens and light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, Febrary 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Venue: 341 Bloor Street West, 2nd floor recreation room (Bloor West and Huron Street)

Call 416-981-6300 to RSVP. Visit torontohousing.ca/iiods for more information.


March 28, 2019
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