Once a year, Calum Ross Mortgage, a mortgage broker in Toronto an advocate of consumer financial literacy will awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education in the U.S. and Canada.
Calum Ross Mortgage is a mortgage brokerage, and the company seeks to make educational opportunities available to those committed to studying and school. Any student who is entering or currently attending university or college as a full-time student is eligible.
Calum Ross Mortgage hopes to help alleviate some of the financial stress for a hard working student. Calum Ross thinks this kind of encouragement goes beyond a dollar sign, and strives to support the success of inspired youth.
How to Apply
Eligibility: Canadian and U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for Fall 2014.
Application: Four components must be submitted for your entry: (A) Application form, (B) Small writing project, (C) Copy of transcript, (D) Proof of Canadian or U.S. Residence
(A) Application Form: Click to view and print: [link to application here]. All fields must be filled out.
(B) Small Writing Project: On a website, blog, or online forum, write a 800-1000 word post that expresses your ideas about the importance of financial literacy when it comes to getting a first mortgage. You can include into about your local mortgage rates, local housing market, etc.
Criteria for evaluation: the best posts will be creative, expressing your thoughts clearly and concisely, and avoid grammatical or spelling errors. The post must also reference www.calumross.com as a resource by linking to one of the pages on the site.
(C) Transcript: Include, or have sent, a current transcript (either official or an unofficial printed copy) of your high school grades, along with documentation from a university or college evidencing acceptance of the applicant into a university or college program, to the address below.
(D) Proof of Residence: Include a certified copy of documentation evidencing citizenship or permanent residence
Deadline: Scholarships will be awarded once per year. All materials must be postmarked by July 31st, 2014 for the upcoming fall scholarship, which will be awarded by August 31st, 2014.
Submit: send completed application to the address below:
c/o the Scholarship Coordinator
Calum Ross Mortgage
2115 Bloor Street West Unit 2