One of Youth Transforming Society’s (YTS) goals is to promote community volunteerism among youth and to further this goal, we have created the YTS Scholarship for Community Service. These $1000 awards will recognize student’s dedication and commitment to selfless service in the community. This year, YTS will be giving out three $1000 scholarships. We hope to celebrate the achievements of a young person who has created positive change!
To be considered for this award, the applicant must be:
1. A graduating, grade 12 student attending secondary school in the Lower Mainland
2. Attending a Canadian post-secondary institution on a full time basis beginning September, 2016.
3. Actively involved in voluntary pursuits of any kind (humanitarian, environmental, etc.)
4. Minimum academic average of 70%
To apply: Please fill out the application form below and email it to email@example.com by 11:59pm on March 31st, 2017. Please attach a copy of your resume detailing all volunteer and work experience and a reference letter (Max. 1 page) to the email.
YTS would like to acknowledge and congratulate the winner of our first ever Community Service Scholarship, Lisa Guan.
Lisa is a graduate from Eric Hamber Secondary School in Vancouver. She has a genuine passion for the arts, the environment, and mental health awareness. She is actively involved with organizations such as Youth Leaders for Arts Education, Green Chair Recycling, and the Youth Mental Health Association.
On top of all this, she is also the President of the Mental Health Awareness Club at her high school, is a peer tutor, and volunteers for the school newspaper. Lisa has truly made a difference in the lives of her peers and the community.
Keep up the good work and we wish you the best of luck in the future!