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Leadership in Social Justice Achievement Award

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This year, 12 awards will be presented to graduating Grade 12 students in York Region who have demonstrated leadership in social justice and engagement in their school communities.

Award recipients will be recognized at the York Regional Police International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination event on April 19, 2020.


All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Candidate must be a student attending a York Region School.
  2. Candidate must be graduating high school or equivalent in June 2020 and attending an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution (college or university) in September 2020/January 2021 on a full-time basis.
  3. Candidate must have demonstrated leadership towards the goals of equity, inclusion and social justice in one of the following areas: ability, age, culture, gender, gender identity, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status through community engagement or employment.
  4. Candidate must list any significant contributions made to the community throughout their years as a secondary school student.

How to Apply

Please carefully review and complete this scholarship application package.

If you have any questions please contact

Submission Deadlines

All scholarship applications are due by March 20, 2020.

Submissions can be made online by emailing or by mail to:

Police Community Advisory Council c/o Paula Baldock

YRP Research Assistant

Executive Services

47 Don Hillock Drive

Aurora, ON L4G 0S7