Villa Charities Graduate Student Scholarship

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Provided byVilla Charities
Number Available4
DeadlineApril 25, 2021
Type of AwardScholarship
DonorVilla Charities Foundation


Level of StudyPost-diploma; Master; Doctorate;
ModifierCo-op; Honours; Online; Distance; University Transfer;
Field of StudyAny Field of Study
Year of StudyEntering or in second year, Entering or in third year, Entering or in fourth year
Course LoadFull-time
School of StudyAny School
Region of StudyCanada
Schools AttendedAny School
Region of Residencen/s
Academic Standing85
ActivitiesLeadership, School or Community Service, Volunteer
Financial NeedNo
Status in CanadaPermanent Resident
Automatic ConsiderationNo


The Villa Charities Scholarship Program provides financial support to Undergraduate and Graduate level students of any heritage, who believe in and help further Villa Charities' mission to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.

In 2020, eight students were awarded scholarships independently through the Villa Charities Scholarship Program and four students in partnership with George Brown College for the Architecture Technology Program. To learn more about these students, please click here.

Awards of $5,000 (to be used for tuition only) will be presented to each of four (4) full-time Graduate student(s) at an accredited Canadian university or college with the following criteria:

  • Registered in a Graduate program
  • Have a GPA of 3.5+. See Terms and Conditions (pdf) for additional requirements.
  • Students must be Canadian citizens or have permanent-residence status
  • Online application and supporting documentation submitted by the April 25, 2021 deadline (late applications will not be considered)
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities through various means such as volunteer community service
  • Exhibits passion in their field of study. Preference given to students who demonstrate special interest in Italian heritage and culture as part of their program of study, such as through a co-op, internship, and/or an applied research project.
  • Written essay (500 words) describing how they help further Villa Charities' mission: to enrich lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.


In the subject line of your email, please include the name of the scholarship you are applying to:

The Villa Charities Graduate Student Scholarship

Contact Information

Contact NameAnna Stubbs
TitleManager, Events
Address901 Lawrence Avenue West
Toronto, ON
Postal CodeM6A 1C3
Phone416-789-7011 ext. 337
Application Address
Monday, April 05, 2021

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