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The Celine Tower Grant

VISTAS is once again funding The Celine Tower Grant in the amount of $1,000 (Cdn) to honour the memory of our long-time editor, Celine Tower. See below for the eligibility rules, application form, and instructions.

Applications are due no later than May 31, 2019.  The applicant may be contacted for an interview and, if successful, notified by June 30, 2019.  All applicants will be informed when a decision has been made.


Instructions

VISTAS has created the Celine Tower Grant in the amount of $1,000 (CAD) to honour the memory of our long-time editor, Celine Tower.

Students pursuing studies in Writing, Journalism or Communications, and who have a connection to the Alta Vista / Canterbury / Elmvale Acres community are invited to apply, using one of these application forms:

Eligibility:

  • Must be currently residing or studying in the Alta Vista/Canterbury/Elmvale Acres area.
  • Must be in senior year at High School.
  • Must be pursuing studies at University/College in Writing, Journalism or Communications.

Complete and email to grant@vistas-news.ca the following, no later than May 31st, 2019:

  • Celine Tower Grant Application
  • Essay must be typed and not hand-written – 500 to 800 words – use your imagination to write a story or a non-fiction article that would be of interest based on current VISTAS themes. Please check out our previous editions of the VISTAS at www.vistas-news.ca. The writing will be evaluated on topic, grammar, style and organization.
  • Resumé (which highlights community interests (if any), etc.)

Note: The name of a contact is requested as this person may be contacted for a reference letter

The applicant may be contacted for an interview and, if successful, notified by June 30, 2019.

All applicants will be informed when a decision has been made.

The recipient of the award may have their writing published in VISTAS, at the discretion of the Editor.  If published, a photo of the recipient will be published. Permission to publish writing and photo, if applicable, is granted by the completion of the application.

Acceptance of The Celine Tower Grant is conditional on providing VISTAS proof of enrolment by August 1st, 2019.