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Armando "Army" Aiello $1000 Scholarship

Published June 06, 2018 13:31

The Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club has established a strategic alliance with Vito Maida, President, Patient Capital Management Inc. to annually provide a $1,000 Math or Science scholarship over the next 10 years. The scholarship is named in honour of the late Armando “Army” Aiello, who like Vito, was a Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club member. Vito, as Army did, feels a sense of commitment for the support and sense of friendship staff and volunteers provided while he attended the Club. Armando believed education was the cornerstone of
democracy. This scholarship is a testament to the person he was - always caring. Armando would he happy to know that as part of his legacy that started in 2016 and for 10 years, children will be empowered by a scholarship named in his honour.

The Scholarship

Annually, one scholarship will be granted to a successful Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club member, staff, or volunteer. This boy or girl must be starting or planning to start post-secondary studies in a math or science program within 12 months of the new academic year.

  1. $1,000 awarded toward year 1
  2. The selected candidate will be notified no later than July 31, 2018
  3. The scholarship is to specifically support tuition and/or other post-secondary costs
  4. Post secondary is recognized to mean a learning institution that is fully registered as such including University, College, Vocational School, and any other institution beyond high school that provides a degree or certificate
  5. The scholarship will be held in Trust by the Club in a legal banking entity until the recipient demonstrates acceptance to a recognized post-secondary institution

Criteria and Qualifications

The student (nominee) must:
  • Be nominated by a senior staff member or management
  • Complete the personal statement/contact information page
  • Attach one letter of reference from a non-family member
  • Be enrolled in Grade 11 or 12
  • Looking or has been accepted into a Math or Science program at a post-secondary institution

Interested in applying? You can view the whole package here

Deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, June 12th. Please submit your completed form by email

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