OSSTF/FEESO supports life-long learning

Every year OSSTF/FEESO offers fellowships and grants to members to assist them with their educational endeavours. The following are the 2017 recipients.

The recipients of the S. Hunter Henry Grant are Vanessa Iafrate, District 18, Upper Grand—ESS and Karen McCormick, District 12, Toronto—TBU. The S. Hunter Henry Grant assists members in their full-time studies at a university of their choice.

Carol Fortin, District 3, Rainbow—PSSP, is this year’s recipient of the I.M. (Brick) Robb Fellowship which assists members with doctoral studies on a full-time basis at a university of
their choice.

Heath Bennett, District 20, Halton—TBU, has been awarded the Dr. S.G.B. Robinson Travelling Grant; a grant that allows members to travel for the purpose of serving education.

The recipient of the Educational Enhancement Grant is Christal Cabral, District 12, Toronto—PSSP. The Educational Enhancement Grant assists members with their studies leading to a first undergraduate degree/diploma at a university or community college of their choice, or in gaining a secondary school diploma from a publicly-funded secondary school.

OSSTF/FEESO congratulates all of the applicants and wishes them success in their studies. Application forms and other criteria concerning these fellowships and grants, which are administered by the OSSTF/FEESO Educational Services Committee, will be available at

www.osstf.on.ca/awards in early October. The deadline for applications for 2017–2018 is April 1, 2018. Please direct your questions regarding these fellowships and grants to Rob Dubyk at the Provincial Office at: 416-751-8300 or 1-800-267-7867 or email rob.dubyk@osstf.ca.

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