Fall 2020 student awards

Note: only students from Grey & Bruce Counties in Ontario are eligible for these applications. Please read decriptions for eligibilty.


The deadline for application listed below is November 25, 2020

  1. The Janice Bye Memorial Award for Special Needs students of up to $1,500 was created in memory of Janice Bye who worked as a therapist with clients at Closing the Gap. Grant(s) from the fund support “occupational, physical and speech language therapy services and/or associated equipment that will help facilitate the student’s integration and inclusion, increasing productivity, and boosting confidence in their educational institution or chosen workplace” for the following: (Note: These students do not necessarily need to be clients of Closing the Gap but the applications will be reviewed by Closing the Gap staff.)
  • graduating high school students going on to post-secondary education
  • graduating high school students transitioning into a workplace setting
  • students transitioning into high school from grade 8
  • students transitioning from grade 6 into senior public school


The deadline for application listed below is December 4, 2020

The 2020 Adult Education Bursary supports financially in-need adult students (19 and older) from Grey or Bruce County who otherwise may not be able to afford further post-secondary education and it should assist the adult in reaching his/her career choice goals. The bursary is $2,500 and will be assigned to the student's account at his/her post-secondary institution.

This bursary is distributed from a grant from the Larry Bannerman Foundation through Community Foundation Grey Bruce. 

Access these applications here