This endowment fund was established in 2018 to honour Annapurna Somanchi — mother, teacher, and lifelong learner — who believed in the power of knowledge and education to better oneself.
Value: $800 or endowment allocation
Number: One per year
Application Deadline: May 1
Students must meet the following requirements:
- Must be a mature student, one who is over the age of 25.
- Permanent resident or Canadian citizen.
- Academic merit: must have obtained a B+ or greater in one 30 hour course within one of the following certificate programs:
- Certificate in Adult Learning Specializing in Adult and Community Education
- Certificate in Adult Learning Specializing in Career and Academic Advising
- Certificate in Adult Learning Specializing in e-Learning
- Certificate in Adult Learning Specializing in Workplace Learning
- Adult and Community Education Certificate
- Career Development and Academic Advising Certificate
- e-Learning Certificate
- Workplace Learning Certificate
- Teaching Second Language Certificate Specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) - Level 1