How do you win the Terry Fox Award?
Who should apply to the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award?
- A strong academic performance.
- Canadian citizen or landed immigrant status.
- Graduating high school, finished high school, or completing your first year of CÉGEP.
How much is the Terry Fox scholarship?
The maximum value of the award is $28,000, dispersed over four (4) years. A stipend of $7,000 is issued directly to the institution each year in two installments of $3,500, one in September and one in January.
Did Terry Fox get a scholarship?
Recipients of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award may not receive more than $15,000 in total scholarships annually (including the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award). They will still be granted the distinction of being a Terry Fox Scholar.
How many Terry Fox scholarships are there?
The award disburses up to $28,000 over four years to students studying for their first post-secondary degree or diploma. Typically, the program selects 20 recipients. In 2015, there were 21 recipients, and in 2017, there were 20 recipients chosen from 617 applications.
What did Terry believe his key to success was?
Best friend Doug. What did Terry believe his key to success was? His athletic abiltiy.
Was Terry Fox a humanitarian?
In his lifetime, Terry captured the hearts of Canadians all across the expansive country. Through Sports Canada and Canadian Heritage, the Government of Canada generously laid the foundation for our scholarships through two endowments of $5 million in 1982, and another $10 million in 2006.
What is the Harrison McCain scholarship?
The Harrison McCain Scholarships/Bursaries are available annually to entering students attending university who have graduated from a high school in Canada. Each award has a program value of $16,000 payable over a four-year course of study in the amount of $4,000 per year.
How much money did Terry Fox raise on his run?
Although Terry did not complete his Marathon, his Run had raised $24.2 million for cancer research while also becoming an inspiration to millions of people worldwide.
How did Terry Fox make a difference?
After losing his right leg to cancer at age 18, Terry Fox decided to run across Canada to raise awareness and money for cancer research. The annual Terry Fox Run has raised more than $800 million for cancer research. The Marathon of Hope raised $24 million by February 1981.