Friday, December 2, 2011


Toronto Real Estate Board
Past President’s Scholarship 2012 Application Form

Four (4) Scholarships will be awarded annually. One first place winner from each of
the two (2) essay topics (see 3 a. below) will be awarded $5,000.00 each, and one
second place winner from each of the same two (2) essay topics (see 3 a. below) will
be awarded $2,500.00 each, for a grand total of $15,000.00 annually.

Eligibility Requirements
Applications must be submitted in person, or faxed to (416) 443-9153 or mailed to the
following address and postmarked on or before March 16, 2012:
The Toronto Real Estate Board
Attention: Sue Greensword, Corporate Offices
1400 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON M3B 3N1
2) Applicants must have a record of academic achievement and possess a range of
leadership qualities and community involvement.
3) Applicants must complete and submit this application form together with the following
a. A written essay (1000 words or less, typed and double-spaced) on one of the

following subjects:
i) What initiatives could be implemented in the GTA to solve our gridlock crisis?
(You may include, but are not limited to, worldwide initiatives and examples.)

ii) Do you think home ownership in the GTA remains attainable and/or

Please include the bibliography.
b. A detailed resume outlining their academic achievements, work experience,
volunteer work, extracurricular activities and two (2) brief letters of reference
(including current contact information for each reference.) Resumes and letters of
reference may be in paragraph, chart, bullet point, etc. format.

c. A current academic transcript from all secondary schools attended. (Photocopies
of transcripts are sufficient. Transcripts will not be returned.)

d. A photocopy of proof of acceptance to a post-secondary institution (which can be
remitted when available).

4) You may enter one essay for each topic, however, one person cannot be awarded more
than one scholarship. Duplicate and incomplete submissions will not be considered. If
you are submitting an essay for each topic, only one application is required. Application
confirmations will not be sent out.

5) All answers must be submitted in English. Answers in other languages will not be read or

6) This scholarship is applicable to students currently residing and registered with a
secondary school within the Province of Ontario.

7) Applicant submissions will be judged by an independent panel of judges.

8) Applicant and secondary school names will be removed from all documentation
presented to the panel of judges.

9) Only the four (4) scholarship award recipients will be contacted by May 15, 2012
concerning the status of their application. All other applicants will be contacted
after June 1, 2012.

10) A scholarship award of $5,000.00/not to exceed $5,000.00 will be paid to each first place
award recipient and a scholarship award of $2,500.00/not to exceed $2,500.00 will be
paid to each second place award recipient prior to the start of the first semester of postsecondary studies.

11) The decision of the panel of judges is final and is not subject to an appeal.

12) Please note that if any information provided by the applicant is determined by The
Toronto Real Estate Board to be inaccurate or misleading, The Toronto Real Estate
Board may cancel or revoke any grant, if awarded, in its sole discretion and the applicant
will be required to reimburse The Toronto Real Estate Board for the full amount of the grant, if paid.

Note: Recipients of the scholarship awards must agree to:
• Permit the use of their name/image/secondary school to be used for promotional
purposes by The Toronto Real Estate Board; and,
• Freely participate in up to six (6) hours of promotional events on behalf of The
Toronto Real Estate Board.


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