Jerome Henry Foundation Scholarship

Jerome Henry Foundation
May 31, 2024

The JHF committee was formed in 2011 after the passing of the late Jerome Henry. It consists of 10 family members who were inspired to carry on the legacy of a phenomenal man. The JHF committee is guided by Jerome’s core values and his belief that education is a major key to success. The JHF committee strives to enhance the educational opportunities of young people and inspire individual greatness in the next generation of leaders.

Two scholarships of $1,500 will be awarded to university applicants and two scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to college applicants.

How to Apply

Applications will be considered once the following eligibility requirements are met:

  • The applicant demonstrates a financial need for the scholarship.
  • The minimum academic requirements are met (75% for high school students applying to university, 70% for students already enrolled in a post-secondary institution, 65% for high school students applying to college).
  • The applicant resides in the GTA.
  • The applicant is a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant and permanent resident of Canada.

1. Application Form

  • Include your completed application form. Please check for accuracy of all information before submitting.

2. Academic Transcript

  • Include a transcript which shows your Grade 11-12 marks. For university applicants who are currently in high school a minimum B (75%) average is required. For students who are currently in high school and applying to college a minimum C (65%) average is required. For applicants who are currently enrolled in post secondary studies, a minimum B- 70% average is required.

3. Proof of Identification/Residence

  • Provide proof of residence. You must live in the Greater Toronto Area.

4. Resume

  • Please attach a current resume to the application. Your resume should include all summer and/or part-time jobs as well as volunteer activities and recreation/extra-curricular activities you have been involved in.

5. Letters of Recommendation

  • Attach two letters of recommendation. At least one must be completed by a: Teacher, Guidance Counsellor, Vice-Principal or Principal. Contact information must be included for verification purposes.

6. Personal Statement (Maximum 750 words)

  • Write a brief essay that will help us get to know you better. Your essay should explain how your education and career goals are aligned with the core values of Jerome Henry Foundation. It should also include non-academic attributes such as service to the community, leadership and extra- curricular activities. Also, indicate what receipt of the scholarship would mean to you.

7. Financial Statement

  • Outline your educational expenses:
    (E.g., the amount of money you need to cover tuition, books, personal living expenses, educational supplies and equipment etc.).
    Outline other sources of financial support: (E.g., how much you will be receiving from government benefits, parents and othercharitable organizationsetc.).

8. Proof of Acceptance

  • If selected, proof of acceptance to a post-secondary institution will be required before the scholarship is awarded.

Please send your completed application and supporting documents to:

Jerome Henry Foundation
2682 Eglinton Ave.
P.O. Box 42505 Medical Centre P.O.
Scarborough, ON
M1K 2S0

Email if you require further information.

The Scholarship Selection Committee consists of five members, including five education professionals, one youth outreach worker, and one accountant.