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Section A: Your Personal Profile

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Section B: Your School/Program/Career Profile
14) Your University/College: Provide the name and postal address of the college/university you will be enrolled in during the academic year 2019-20

Section C: Your Academic Achievement
Note: Answer 22 or 22b, but not both.

Section D: Your Finances - Declaration of Income * (include a worksheet)

Section E: Record of Community Service and Extracurricular Activities

Section F: Donor-determined Selection Criteria

Section G: Submitting Your Application and Support Documents
a) Submitting Your Application *
Use the built-in on-line protocol for submitting your application. Immediately thereafter, submit supporting documents in a separate email to the BBPA National Scholarships as noted in Item 35. Submit your application by the deadline of Friday, May 31, 2019.

b) Electronic Submission of Supporting Documents *
Immediately after submitting your scholarship application, you must send an email to the BBPA National Scholarships ( with the following documents attached in PDF format:

i: A Letter of Recommendation from your Teacher: PDF format
ii: A Letter of Recommendation from a member of your Community: PDF format
iii: A Letter of Recommendation from a coach or director of an extracurricular activity: PDF format
iv: Your Academic Transcript: PDF format.

Should you experience a delay in obtaining your hard copy original transcripts, we will extend the receipt of your transcript to a June 30, 2019 deadline.

Note: Indicate your name (Surname, Given Name) on the subject line of all emails sent to the BBPA National Scholarships Office. (Example: Doe, John)

c) Submitting Your Hardcopy Original Transcript *
You must submit a hardcopy original of your academic transcript to the BBPA NS Office no later than Sunday, June 30, 2019. It must be received by the BBPA NS by June 30, 2019. Refer to Items 22 of this application form for details about your academic transcript. (See the National Scholarships' address in Item 38)

d) Communicating with the BBPA National Scholarships *

i: Email Address :

ii: Postal Address: The postal address of the National Scholarships is:
The Board of Trustees
The BBPA National Scholarships
180 Elm Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 3M4

iii: Phone: 416 504 4097

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The Board of Trustees

The BBPA National Scholarship Fund is managed by a group of professionals who volunteer their time and energy to ensure that qualified students in our community gain the benefits of the Fund. Members of the Board of Trustees are appointed by the Board of Directors of the Black Business and Professional Association. The Trustees are:

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  • Dr. Miriam Rossi
    Physician and Professor, University of Toronto
  • Ms. Jenny Gumbs
    Former, Consul General to Toronto, Grenada; President of Tropicana Community Services
  • Dr. George Dei
    Professor- Department of Sociology & Equity Studies in Education
  • Dr. Barnabas Emenogu (Chair, BBPA NSF Scholarship Selection Committee)
    Manager, Education Statistics and Analysis Branch, Ministry of Education, Ontario
  • Ms. Itah Sadu
    Owner of a Different Booklist, Community Advocate
  • Ms. Joy Bullen
    Former Banker: Marketing Consultant; Fundraising Consultant
  • Dr. Laura Mae Lindo
    Director, Equity and Diversity, Wilfred Laurier University , Ontario
  • Mr. Ken Thomas
    Division Director, Investors Group Former
  • Mr. Alvin Lee
    Treasurer, Black Business and Professional Association
  • Ms. Pauline Christian
    President, Black Business and Professional Association



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  • Terrie-Lynne Devonish, Chief Counsel, AON Hewitt Canada
  • Dr. Edith Mae Guntley-Lorimer, Family Physician



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  • Pamela Appelt
  • Wayne Burnett
  • Kamala-Jean Gopie
  • Hamlin Grange
  • The Late Beverley Mascoll
  • Cynthia Reyes
  • Sheila Simpson


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