FaithLife Financial Scholarship

Our FaithLife Financial Scholarship program helps enrich the lives of our members across Canada by providing funding for higher education.

The FaithLife Financial Scholarship program is now OPEN! Apply now.   

Award

$1,000 award for full-time university or college students

One-time scholarships of $1,000* will be awarded to a limited number of full members pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate university degree or college diploma at any accredited institution, in or outside of Canada.

Who Can Apply

  • You must be a full member of FaithLife Financial (i.e. an individual whose life or health is insured under a Society policy or rider, or who is an annuitant under a Society policy).
  • The program is open to FaithLife Financial members enrolled in any year of full-time university or college studies.
  • You must be a member by December 31, prior to the year of their application to be eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Before Applying

You must contact our Fraternal Department: email fraternal.development@faithlifefinancial.ca or phone 1.800.563.6237 ext. 271 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST

The Fraternal Department will:

  • Verify your eligibility
  • Confirm your FaithLife Financial policy number (required for access code)
  • Provide a FaithLife Financial access code (required for online application)

Note: Scholarship winners must agree to provide a high resolution “portrait style” photo and consent for FaithLife Financial to use, in connection with this program, for purposes of advertising in print, electronic media and website.

Scholarship Requirements

Scholarships will be awarded to students based on their community/church involvement, their recommendation form, evaluation of the content of their essay submitted during the application process and their academic achievement.

  • 60% — Community/Church involvement, recommendation form and essay
  • 40% — Academic achievement

The minimum requirements as listed above, are items that all students must submit in order to be considered for a FaithLife Financial scholarship. Meeting or exceeding these requirements, does NOT guarantee that eligible applicants will be chosen to receive a scholarship. All submitted criteria will be considered by an outside organization, who helps to regulate the scholarship decision-making process.

Community/Church Involvement

All applicants must have performed a minimum of 40 hours of community/church involvement at some point between attending high school and applying for a FaithLife Financial Scholarship.

Recommendation Form

All applicants must provide a recommendation form from a person who is not related to the applicant, but who is familiar with the applicant’s academic performance or community/church involvement.

The recommendation form must be submitted by June 8, 2020. It is the applicant’s responsibility to follow up with the person providing the recommendation, to ensure that it is completed and submitted by the deadline.

Essay 

In 500 words or less, all applicants will need to share a written essay about the question they choose to answer on the scholarship application.

Academic Achievement

A GPA of 2.8 or 70% in the student’s last academic year of study, is required, before they can apply for a scholarship. Official transcripts must be obtained through the applicant’s high school administration office, or university/college registrar’s office and must be submitted with the scholarship application.

An applicant who is considered a “Mature Student“, as defined by the institution they are attending, must meet eligibility requirements for the entrance level, based on proof of registration at the eligible institution. Proof of this registration at an eligible institution must be submitted with the application.

Apply now

Questions? Contact the Fraternal Department at:

Email: fraternal.development@faithlifefinancial.ca

Phone: 1.800.563.6237 ext. 271 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST


* FaithLife Financial’s benefits and programs are not contractual. They are subject to change and maximum funding limits.