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Apply online today for an opportunity to receive a scholarship through the Yes2Me Scholarship Program.
The Otsuka-Lundbeck Alliance and BC Schizophrenia Society are celebrating the efforts of young people living with mental illness by providing lucky recipients up to $2,000 to pursue their educational goals and build a better self for a brighter future ahead.
The Yes2Me Scholarship Program helps students with schizophrenia in accredited programs, such as high school equivalency, trade and vocational certifications, and bachelor and graduate degrees.
Eligible applicants must be residents of BC, be diagnosed with schizophrenia, and submit a completed Scholarship Application package. The Yes2Me Scholarships are helping those who live with schizophrenia and are working hard to build their futures.
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Yes2Me Scholarship Package includes:
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:
The Scholarship offers financial assistance for a wide range of educational opportunities in which students work to attain a certificate, diploma or degree from
an accredited institution, such as:
Non-credit, online or home study courses are not eligible.
The application package can be accessed:
The amount awarded would be assessed based on each individual application.
The award will be paid directly to the accredited institution for the Eligible Program in the name of the award winner.
All information submitted in the Scholarship Application Package is for the selection committee only and will be kept confidential. If you want to keep your name confidential as well (i.e. the selection committee should not share your name anywhere such as in a list of scholarship recipients etc.), please specify it in your application letter.
The awards will be distributed by BC Schizophrenia Society in partnership with Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc., and Lundbeck Canada Inc.
Acceptance of an application depends on the receipt of a completed Scholarship Application Package including a completed application form which can be found in the package. You should also be able to provide the following:
There is no deadline to apply to the Yes2Me Scholarship Program as we accept applications on an ongoing basis. You can send in your applications year round.
A complete Scholarship Application must include all of the following:
You can choose to submit your completed Scholarship Application Package in one of the following ways;
Yes2Me Scholarship Program
BC Schizophrenia Society
1100 – 1200 West 73 Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6P 6G5
Within two weeks of receiving an application package, all applicants will receive an email/ phone call confirming their application was received in its entirety. Should an application be missing any of the required documents, a follow-up email will be sent for resubmission.
Applicants will be notified by email whether or not their application was successful.
Recipients do not receive the money directly, cheques will be sent to the education institution they’re attending.
If an applicant cannot start their program as planned, please email email@example.com to discuss the situation.
If an applicant decides that they no longer want to continue with their schooling, they must complete the refund process with their chosen school and the money must be returned to BC Schizophrenia Society.
If you have any further questions, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.