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Peel/Halton CHF Diversity Scholarship Application

PHCHF recognizes that the strength of it’s membership is reflected in the many cultures and identities represented within it’s co-ops. PHCHF encourages applications from these diverse communities.

Our Goal

The purpose of the PHCHF Diversity Scholarship is to recognize people living in co-ops who are actively promoting diversity through work within their community. We want to help them with their post-secondary education by providing them with award money, credit counseling and employment services.

The Scholarship

We will offer scholarships to students who are just graduating from high school, or are currently enrolled in post-secondary education, or are returning to school or after a break to complete an undergraduate program.


Applicants must:

  • Live in a PHCHF member co-op and graduating from an Ontario secondary school
  • Plan to attend a recognized, publicly funded, Canadian, post-secondary education institution on a full-time basis in the 2016/2017 academic year
  • Play a significant role in diversity initiatives in their school and/or local community
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Agree to attend the PHCHF Diversity Scholarship Presentation - May 26, 2016
  • Agree to have their photograph taken if they are interviewed

Application Deadline: March 24th, 2016

2015 Peel/Halton CHF Diversity Scholarship Recipient’s Alyson Joseph from Mondragon Co-op in Brampton and Mark Henderson from Las Americas Co-op, Mississauga with their family.

The following sponsors generously contributed to the PHCHF Diversity Scholarship Fund:

Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto

Ontario Property Management Group


Prentice, Yates and Clark

CMS Building Consultants

Homestarts Inc.

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada

Jean Melbye Fund