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OSSTF/FEESO Financial Assistance Awards for Further Education · S. Hunter Henry Grant



S. Hunter Henry Grant

The grant is named in honour of S. Hunter Henry, one of the 62 delegates who attended an inaugural meeting of OSSTF/FEESO on December 30, 1919. He was General Secretary from 1923 to 1945. He served as Principal of Barrie Collegiate from 1916 to 1918 and then became Head of Mathematics at Central High School of Commerce in Toronto.

  1. The purpose of the S. Hunter Henry Grant is to assist financially OSSTF/FEESO Members in good standing with studies at a publicly-funded university or college of their choice that leads to a degree, diploma, or certificate (except in Doctoral studies). A total of $7,000 is available to provide multiple awards up to a maximum of $3,500 per award.

  2. Applications are acceptable from current OSSTF/FEESO Members:
    1. in good standing
    2. who are currently involved in university or college studies and will be continuing their studies for the upcoming academic year, or will undertake university or college studies during the academic year following the receipt of the award
    3. have a proposed plan of study which is acceptable to the OSSTF/FEESO Educational Services Committee, and
    4. have not previously been a recipient of this grant.
  3. The study must be at a publicly-funded university or college of the candidate’s choice.

  4. Each candidate shall submit a completed application form provided by the Federation, which shall include:
    1. academic and professional information
    2. official transcripts as evidence of university or college preparation
    3. a summary of the proposed plan of study
    4. proof of enrolment in the university or college program for the upcoming year
    5. a statement of anticipated expenses
    6. two letters of recommendation that identify the candidate’s suitability for this award.
  5. The S. Hunter Henry Grant is for the academic year following receipt of the award NOT the current year. In order to qualify for this grant, your studies MUST take place from July 1st onward.

  6. It is a condition of the grant that grant recipients will provide a copy of any thesis or report resulting from the study to OSSTF/FEESO. OSSTF/FEESO may use all or part of the thesis or report without further payment to the author or the author’s publisher.

  7. Interpretation and administration of the terms of these grants are at the discretion of the OSSTF/FEESO Educational Services Committee subject to the approval of the Provincial Executive.

  8. Completed applications should be electronically submitted with all attachments.

    It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that any attachments that cannot be submitted electronically are sent to:

    Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation
    Educational Services Department
    49 Mobile Drive
    Toronto ON
    M4A 1H5

The application and all attachments must be received at OSSTF/FEESO provincial office no later than April 1.

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