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Funding Opportunity: Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship, 2021

Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship

Deadline: April 1st, 2021

Amount: $2,000.00


Selection Criteria:


The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is:

  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or international student studying at a

  • Canadian university in Canada;

  • Enrolled in a graduate degree program the fall semester following the deadline;

  • and

  • Engaged in research that will assist the protection of minority or human rights in

  • Canada.


Sponsors:

National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC)

Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCC Canada)


History and Purpose of the Scholarship:


The scholarship was created as a tangible symbol of co-operation between

Canadian Japanese and Canadian Mennonites subsequent to a formal apology that

was offered to Canadian Japanese by MCC Canada on behalf of Canadian

Mennonites.


The scholarship is intended to assist the protection of minority and human rights in

Canada, and to reduce the potential for abuse of cultural minorities such as that

suffered by Japanese Canadians during World War II.


For an application form or for more information:

Visit: mcccanada.ca/scholarships or contact Mennonite Central Committee Canada.

Email: cjms@mcccanada.ca (Attn: CJMS inquiry)

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