Thank you for your interest in applying for a Deepwater Experiential Education Project scholarship.
Applications are accepted between November 30th and March 30th and are reviewed by a selection committee four times each year. Funds are awarded on a rolling first-come, first-served basis. Awards are made based on the resources available in a given funding cycle as well as the merit of and need demonstrated by the applicant.
DEEP funds are awarded for applicants wishing to participate in a wilderness program with Northwaters & Langskib. Please make sure that you apply to Northwaters or Langskib at the same time as you apply for DEEP funding.
To be awarded a scholarship, applicants must demonstrate:
keen interest in gaining leadership skills and experience
willingness and ability to make strong contributions to the program they attend
desire to take lessons from their experience home to positively contribute to their own communities.
Responses are sent to applicants within six to eight weeks of the date we receive a complete application. A complete application includes:
Completed application form
Answers to profile questions listed on the application.
Complete financial information as requested on application
Recommendation from an adult who is willing to meet with applicant both before and after the program.
In order to award scholarships earlier in the year we have amended the financial information requirement. For summer 2019, applicants can choose one of two ways to present their financial information:
1. 2018 Tax return/T4
2. 2017 Tax return/T4 and a current W2 (US) or Notice of Assessment (Canada)