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Jewish Studies Awards

Stephen Kaganov Award

Awarded to a student enrolled in the Jewish Studies program (constituent University only) who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a student with a Jewish Studies' major, minor, or taking any course within the program. The Online Financial Assistance Application can be accessed through the Office of the Registrar's Web site and must be submitted by October 31. The recipient will be selected by the Scholarship and Awards Committee in the Department of History after the Registrar's Office assesses financial need. This award was established through the generosity of Mr. Stephen B. Kaganov, BSc '75, through Foundation Western. Mr. Kaganov's gift is eligible for inclusion in the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) program. Under the OTSS program, the Province of Ontario may provide a dollar for dollar match over time for endowed gifts directed to student bursaries or financial need based awards and scholarships. Fulfillment and timing of the provincial match are not guaranteed by the University and/or Foundation Western. Recipients must meet Ontario residency requirements. If the OTSS match is realized, the number and/or value of the award will be increased accordingly.
Award Value: $1300

Gary Segal Family Award in Jewish Studies

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student in any year of the Jewish Studies program (constituent University only) based on academic achievement and financial need. The online Financial Assistance Ap0plication can be accessed through the Office of the Registrar's Web site and must be submitted by September 30. The recipient will be selected by the Scholarship and Awards Committee in the Department of History after the Registrar's Office assesses financial need. This award was established through the generosity of Mr. Gary S. Segal, LLB '79, through Foundation Western. Mr. Segal's gift is eligible for inclusion the the Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) program. Under the OTSS program, the Province of Ontario may provide a dollar-for-dollar match over time for endowed gifts directed to student bursaries or financial need-based awards and scholarships. Fulfillment and timing of the provincial match are not guaranteed by the University and/or Foundation Western. Recipients must meet Ontario residency requirements. If the OTSS match is realized, the number and/or value of the award will be increased accordingly.
Award Value: $1,000

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Awards

Awarded annually to graduate or undergraduate students in any year of any program who wish to participate in a University sanctioned activity at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (international exchange, study-abroad, service learning or research experience), based on demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. These awards are open to students at the Affiliated University Colleges as well as at the constituent University. Application forms and details regarding the application process can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar or the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, with submissions due by April 30th. The Office of the Registrar, in cooperation with Western International and the School of Graduate Studies will select the recipients. Receipt of this award is dependent on acceptance of the student by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This generous award was established by the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University. This endowment received matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund program, requiring recipients to meet Ontario residency requirements. Awards will be granted as funds permit, and based on applications received up to a total of $50,000 annually (with amount to be reviewed on an annual basis).

Up to $10,000 for full-time undergraduate study abroad

Up to $5,000 for one term of graduate or undergraduate study abroad

Up to $3,000 for summer undergraduate study

Up to $3,000 for non-credit learning experiences ie. service learning or research

Effective 2009-2010 academic year