South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Personal Support Worker Bursary
The LHIN Personal Support Worker Bursary was created to support students interested in pursuing a career as a Personal Support Worker in the in-home and in-community care sectors within the Bruce, Elgin, Grey, Huron, Middlesex, Norfolk, Oxford and Perth county communities.
Eligible students will receive full tuition towards first and second semester costs, up to a maximum of $5,000.
Who is eligible?
All full-time students, who complete an application, are enrolling in the Personal Support Worker program at Fanshawe College, and who meet the following criteria:
- Demonstrates financial need;
- Plans on pursuing a career as a Personal Support Worker in an in-home or in-community care setting, within the Bruce, Elgin, Grey, Huron, Middlesex, Norfolk, Oxford and Perth county communities, for a minimum of 12 months, following graduation;
- Submits a brief description, answering why they have chosen Personal Support Worker as a profession, and their career plans upon graduation (include preferred work setting and location within Ontario).
How to apply:
Winter 2020 intake: September 17, 2019 to January 17, 2020.
Summer 2020 intake: January 15, 2020 to May 15, 2020.
*Apply early. Applications will considered on a first come, first served basis.
Completed applications can submitted to the Student Awards office, London Campus Room E2020, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact the Student Awards office at 519-452-4466 or by email at email@example.com.