OSSTF/FEESO Financial Assistance Awards for Further Education

OSSTF/FEESO Educational Enhancement Grant · OSSTF/FEESO Educational Enhancement Grant Application Form



OSSTF/FEESO Educational Enhancement Grant Application Form

Study may be on a full-time or part-time basis at a community college,  university or other educational institution.

If you submit this application successfully, you will receive a “thank you” page.  If you do not receive this page, contact Karen Metherall:

  • Telephone         416-751-8300 x320 or 1-800-267-7867
  • Email                  karen.metherall@osstf.ca

This online application form features file upload capability. You can submit a total maximum file size of 20MB of document attachments.

If you submit your online application form with document attachments over 20MB, you will arrive at a “Page Not Found” error page. You will then be required to re-submit your online form keeping within the total file size limit of 20MB.  To avoid arriving at this error page, it is recommended each file attachment be no more than 3MB.

If you have reached the maximum file size and have not included all your attachments, email the remainder to karen.metherall@osstf.ca 

PLEASE NOTICE: If you have received any post-secondary degrees or diplomas, you do not qualify for this award. Please consider applying for the S. Hunter Henry Grant Award.

* Denotes mandatory information.

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017

PART A - Applicant Information

* First Name
* Last Name
* S.I.N. (for income tax purposes):
Work telephone:
* Home or cell telephone:
Preferred E-mail:

2. Address (where you want correspondence sent)
* Street Address:  
* City/Town:  
* Postal Code:  

3. Membership Information
* OSSTF/FEESO Membership Number:
* OSSTF/FEESO District No & Name:
* OSSTF/FEESO Bargaining Unit Name:

4. * Name of Employer:
  * Name of Work Location / School:

5. * Professional Position at Present:

6. * Indicate whether you have previously received any of the five OSSTF/FEESO Scholarships or Awards listed below:
(Failure to submit the required written report(s) will disqualify your application from being considered for any OSSTF/FEESO scholarship or awards in the future.)

7. Indicate which of the following will apply while you are involved in your study:
No Leave          
Leave of Absence without pay:   From to
Leave of Absence with pay:            
Sabbatical   From to
Self-funded Leave (x over y plan)   From to
Other:   From to
If ''other'', please specify:            

8. Specify anticipated expenses for the year of the program for which this application applies:
*   $

PART B - Plan of Study

1. * Name of institution you will be attending:

2. * Title of program in which you are / will be registered:

3. * Plan of study will be:

4. Attach a letter indicating your acceptance, or probable acceptance, to the educational institution.
  (File types allowed: .wpd / .pdf / .doc / .docx / .txt)

5. * Length of Study (give inclusive dates - years and months)
  From   to 

6. * Have you already commenced your plan of study?
    If yes, describe what you have accomplished to date. Provide a brief summary, 150 words maximum.

7. * Official Transcripts
  Attach completed transcript of marks if applicable.
  (File types allowed: .wpd / .pdf / .doc / .docx / .txt)
  (File types allowed: .wpd / .pdf / .doc / .docx / .txt)
  (File types allowed: .wpd / .pdf / .doc / .docx / .txt)

8. * Describe the relevance of your study as it relates to your present job and to education in Ontario.

9. Letters of Recommendation

(Note:It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all attachments are received at OSSTF/FEESO, 60 Mobile Drive, Toronto M4A 2P3 no later than April 1 during the school year of the application.)
 Indicate the names and positions of persons submitting letters of recommendation on your behalf:
  a) Workplace - Coleague or Supervisor
* Name
* Position
  Letter attached (File types allowed: .wpd / .pdf / .doc / .docx / .txt)
  b) Other
* Name
* Position
  Letter attached (File types allowed: .wpd / .pdf / .doc / .docx / .txt)

I hereby consent to the collection and use of the above-noted information by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation. This information shall be used exclusively for the purposes of union administration and the representation of our members.

* Name of applicant:

Check List

Have you included the following information?

  • Type of proposed study (box checked)
  • Letter of acceptance or probable acceptance to educational institution
  • Official transcripts of marks, if applicable
  • Letter of recommendation from person in education
  • Letter of recommendation from person in the community