Suzuki Association of Ontario

Suzuki Association of Ontario
Guelph, ON


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Sheila Hall Van Gijn Scholarship

For Students, Amount: $200, Application due: May 1
Scholarships are open to STUDENTS WHO ARE ATTENDING AN INSTITUTE FOR THE FIRST TIME. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage students to attend summer Institutes at any centre recognized by the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA), and to perpetuate the memory of an outstanding teacher and friend - Sheila Hall Van Gijn. Scholarships will be issued after the Institute has ended, upon receipt by the Toronto Suzuki Association of proof of attendance and a short essay to be written by the applicant (or by the parent/guardian in the case of the very young) on their Institute experience. All applications submitted will be reviewed by The Scholarship Committee whose decision is final. Both the proof of attendance and essay must be submitted within two weeks of the completion of the Institute. For more information visit:

Teacher Training Scholarships

For Teachers, Amount: $150, Application due: June 1
The Suzuki Association of Ontario offers three $150 scholarships to it's members to assist them in taking further teacher training courses twice annually. If there are more than three applicants, a draw will determine who receives the scholarships. All applications, in the form of a letter to: SAO Scholarships, 282 Waverly St. N., Oshawa, On. L1J 5V9 or email at [javascript protected email address], must be received by our Executive Assistant, Marjorie Ogden, on or before June 1st or November 1st. The draw will take place at the Full Board meeting in June and November. Upon completion of the training, the winner(s) will be required to submit to the SAO Treasurer a copy of their receipt(s) of payment for training; also each recipient is requested to submit an article for the next SAO Newsletter - contact the SAO Executive Assistant for further details at [javascript protected email address] . Upon verification of payment, scholarship funds will be issued. Scholarships must be completed and paid within 12 months of June 1st and November 1st depending on the application. For further information visit:


75 Cardigan St.
Guelph ON N1H 3Z7

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Carmen Suzanne Evans, Chair

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Kate Einarson, Treasurer

Phone: 289-921-9037
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Lenni Jabour, Vice-Chair

Phone: 416-432-5029
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Marianne Carefoot, Secretary

Phone: 416-769-8685
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The SAA does not run the workshops and summer institutes; it approves separate businesses to run them. For specific information on schedules, enrollment, pricing, housing, etc. please contact sponsoring organizations directly with inquiries. To get your event listed here, please see the Event Listing Guide.