Meghan Crook Memorial Scholarship Fund



Meghan Crook Memorial Scholarship Fund

Are you a youth with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel York who is applying for post-secondary education for September 2022?

New this year is the opportunity to apply for the Meghan Crook Memorial Scholarship Fund. Meghan was a former Little Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel and was a dedicated volunteer and advocate of mentoring with our agency. Meghan, who was also a York Regional Police Officer, tragically passed away as the result of a snowmobile accident in February 2021 at the age of 31. This scholarship honours Meghan and hopes to create a legacy in her name that will encourage students of all ages and backgrounds to reach their full potential.

There will be (2) scholarships awarded in the amount of $5,000. One to a youth residing in Peel Region and the other to a youth residing in York Region. The scholarship will be awarded for the first year of post-secondary education only. Please contact your caseworker to receive an application form. Applications must be submitted by April 15, 2022.

In order to apply you must meet the following requirements:

  • Grade 12 graduating student registered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel York
  • Applicants must have a  demonstrated and active record of volunteerism in the community, non-school sponsored activities, and participation in extra-curricular activities.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Applicants must have the endorsement of their BBBSPY caseworker.
  • Scholarships will be awarded for attendance at Canadian post-secondary institutions only.

In the words of Meghan, “Anyone can change their life, and everyone can make a difference!”