BURSARIES

WHAT IS A BURSARY?

A bursary is a financial grant which does not require repayment. These grants are awarded by the Cedars Leadership Team based on the personal and financial need of the potential recipient.  The only requirement to apply is that you are an alumni of Cedars at Cobble Hill.

WHAT WE PROVIDE BURSARIES FOR:

  • Education and professional development scholarships
    • Each year beginning in 2018, we will provide 5 bursaries to a maximum of $5,000.00 each for individuals to advance their education and professional development.
  • Recovery house placement following residential care
    • Each year beginning in 2018, we will provide a bursary for 5 people in need of recovery housing, lacking the resources to attend, with an opportunity to receive two full months at no cost at one of the Acorn Recovery houses.
  • Various community support bursaries including professional services such as health and wellness memberships, resume and employment supports, community engagement groups and many more
    • Each year beginning in 2018, we will provide 20 bursaries to a maximum of $1,000.00 each for individuals in need of community based supports
  • Support for families of alumni to receive care
    • Each year beginning in 2018, we will provide a bursary for 5 people in need of family support, lacking the resources needed, with an opportunity to attend the Cedars Discovery Program.
  • Bursaries for alumni to attend recovery oriented events and recovery advocacy opportunities
    • Each year beginning in 2018, we will provide 5 bursaries to a maximum of $1,000.00 each for individuals to attend recovery oriented conferences, workshops and advocacy events in order to cover to cost of travel, registration, etc.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Complete the form below to apply for a bursary
  • Should your application pass 1st committee review, you will be required to attend an interview either in person or electronically.