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Yearly Scholarship Award Event
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.
Awards will be given yearly to one or two students in need of financial assistance. Each award will be for $1000.
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 this scholarship using Paypal below:
Thank you to The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (KWCF) for providing matching funding for the Helmut Braun Scholarship Award. KWCF's mission is, "...to improve the quality of life in Kitchener-Waterloo and area, now and for generations to come, by building community endowment, addressing needs through grant making, and providing leadership on key community issues".
Formerly Centre for Research and Education in Human Services (CREHS)