November 15, 2013

Scholarship awards

The Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals (FPCBP) is once again recognizing the outstanding achievement of Luso-Canadian youth with scholarships ranging from $1,000.00 to $2,500.00.

To be eligible, students must be residents of Ontario and enrolled in High School, College, University Undergraduate program or University Graduate program.

Students are required to scan and submit electronically their applications and transcripts to (students will still be required to mail an official transcript).

Also new for this year is the Portuguese Studies Scholarship Award, directed at university or college students who have completed at least the equivalent of two full courses in Portuguese at the second year level or higher, or students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Portuguese Studies at a Canadian university. This scholarship is meant to recognize students who are not of Portuguese ancestry, but are interested in the Portuguese language, literature and/or culture.

All applications and official transcripts must be received on or before January 17th, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

The scholarships will be awarded at the annual Scholarship awards dinner at Pearson Convention Center on March 1, 2014.

For additional information, kindly visit or contact the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business and Professionals, at 1136 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1B6 Tel: 416-537-8874; Fax: 416-537-9706.

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