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Helmut Braun Memorial Award
"Helping to make post-secondary school accessible"
The Centre for Community Based Research established the Helmut
Braun Memorial Award in 2001, in memory of Helmut Braun, a local
social activist, a CCBR community researcher and an advocate for
the rights of people with mental health and other life struggles.
The fund contributes to the cost of post-secondary education for
a student pursuing social studies in a variety of disciplines.
In September 2015, Awards will be given to three or four students in need of financial assistance. Each award will be for $1000. This year's awards are funded in part by the Laurier Students' Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG).
All students interested in applying for the award should write a two to three page letter expressing their desire for the award and rationalizing their fit with the following criteria.
Application letters are accepted beginning June 1 should be
sent (by mail or e-mail) to the selection committee no later than
July 15. Include the award name in the subject line as well as
your street address, phone numbers and email address. The
award result(s) will be announced in mid-August.
Send your application to:Helmut Braun Memorial Award Selection Committee
The Centre for Community Based Research 73 King Street W., Suite 300, Kitchener ON N2G 1A7 Telephone: (519) 741-1318; Fax: (519) 741-8262
Make a donation to the 2015 Helmut Braun scholarship using Paypal below:
Click here to learn more about our other scholarship, called The Chinese Post-Secondary Education Scholarship.
Thank you to the Laurier Students' Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) for funding for the 2015 Helmut Braun Scholarship Award. LSPIRG's mission is to "empower its members to foster social justice by providing learning opportunities, access to resources, and avenues for action".
Formerly Centre for Research and Education in Human Services (CREHS)