MitoCanada believes in bright futures
Continuing our commitment to empower youth living with or who have family members living with mitochondrial disease pursue their educational goals, MitoCanada is proud to announce the 2023 MitoScholars / + program will be increasing the number of scholarships to a total of six (four MitoScholars and two MitoScholars+ awards).
Applications closed on Friday, June 30, 2023! Chosen MitoScholars will be personally contacted.
What you need to know
Applications for the MitoScholars and MitoScholars+ program does not guarantee funding for the upcoming educational year.
Employees and Board Directors of MitoCanada and their immediate family members are not eligible for this scholarship.
Selection of recipients will be at the discretion of a selection committee comprised of community leaders, health experts, and individuals who understand life with mitochondrial disease and its impact on day-to-day life.
Winners will be notified during the month of July via a personal telephone call and a confirmation letter. After a winner’s educational enrolment has been verified for the fall 2023 semester, any scholarship funds will be paid specifically to the financial office at the recipient’s/student’s institution of learning.
Individual scholarship amounts will be awarded, in the amount $5,000 CAN, and used to cover the recipient’s tuition and/or required educational materials (if a student does not have a minimum of $5,000 CAN in tuition and required educational materials, the scholarship amount will only cover the actual cost of tuition and/or required materials).
Eligible educational expenses for the MitoScholars and MitoScholars+ Program include: tuition, student fees, required educational materials and on-site residency. All other applicants will be notified by email.