Archive for June, 2011

July Meal Calendar

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Meal calendar

Every month the Middlesex-London Health Unit publishes a list of free meals around the city.

Click here to open the July calendar PDF in a new browser window.

Click here to open the July list of free meal locations PDF in a new browser window.

Kathleen Blinkhorn Aboriginal Student Scholarship

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Kathleen Blinkhorn scholarship

If you are an Aboriginal student living in nonprofit housing, you may be eligible to apply for the Kathleen Blinkhorn Aboriginal Student Scholarship, which is awarded to Aboriginal students attending a college, university or private trade school recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Preference is given to students who are not currently in their first year of study.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association website. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 16, 2011.

Dr. Albert Rose Bursary

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Dr. Albert Rose Bursary

If you are a student living in rent-geared-to-income (RGI) social housing, you may be eligible to apply for the Dr. Albert Rose bursary, which gives a maximum of $1,500 to students enrolled in at least 60% of a full-time undergraduate course load.

Students carrying less than a 60% of a full-time course load will be eligible for up to $500 from the program.

All applicants must be enrolled in an OSAP-approved program of study that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate.

The eligible academic term, or session, for the bursary is August 1, 2011 to July 31, 2012. Applicants must:

  • Not have received a prior Dr. Albert Rose Bursary award payment
  • Be a member of an eligible rent-geared-to-income social housing household in Ontario
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Completed applications must be submitted online by Friday, June 17, 2011. Click here for more information.

Summer Folks and Facts

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

June 2011 Folks and Facts

LMHC publishes a quarterly newsletter for tenants called Folks and Facts.

Click here to open a PDF of the spring issue of Folks and Facts in a new browser window.

For previous issues of Folks and Facts, visit the Folks and Facts page.