- 20 students will receive up to $70,000 for University or College -
TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, TD Bank Group announced its call
for applications for its annual scholarship program. Each year, 20
young community leaders in their final year of high school (or CÉGEP in
Quebec) are selected to receive the TD Scholarships for Community
Leadership, each valued at up to $70,000. TD invites applicants from
across the country to share how they have made a difference or shown
leadership in their community before the December 7, 2012 deadline.
"TD believes leaders can be found at every stage in life -- including
young Canadians. We want to help them grow and develop," said Frank
McKenna, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group. "The TD Scholarships for
Community Leadership invests in young Canadians, as well as the
communities they serve and causes they support."
Each scholarship includes full tuition at any accredited university or
college in Canada, mentorship opportunities, $7,500 a year for living
expenses and an offer of summer employment within TD Bank Group for up
to four years. The scholarship is valued at up to $70,000.
Since 1995, TD Scholarships for Community Leadership have been awarded
to over 340 recipients, as part of TD's commitment to education and
stronger communities. Recipients have come from small towns and big
cities, and everywhere in between, having been rewarded for their
leadership in a wide range of projects.
Applications are available online at www.td.com/scholarship and completed applications must be returned by registered mail and
received no later than December 7, 2012 to:
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Ref: TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
350 Albert Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1
All applicants selected as finalists will be notified at the end of
March 2013 and interviewed by a panel comprised of prominent Canadians
in early April 2013. Scholarship recipients will be notified soon after
and they will be awarded at the national ceremony in June 2013.
TD Community Giving
TD Bank Group invests in communities to make a positive impact where it
does business and where our customers, clients and employees live and
work. In 2011, TD Bank Group donated over $66 million to support
community organizations in Canada, the United States and the United
Kingdom. In Canada, we focus on Education and Financial Literacy,
Creating Opportunities for Young People, and the Environment. For more
information, visit www.td.com/corporateresponsibility.
SOURCE: TD Bank Group
For further information:
TD Bank Group