Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship

In Memory of Janine Anne Alicia Williams

2017 Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

We commemorate ten years since Janine left us. We gather to celebrate and raise funds so that we can continue to honour her memory by helping others.

  • Date: 05/27/2017 06:30 PM
  • Location: Tropicana Community Services - Community Room - 1385 Huntingwood Drive Scarborough ON M1S 3J1 (Map)

Price: $100

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2018 Recipient -  Stephen Curtis image
Stephen is a nursing student at Fleming College.
The Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship is administered by Tropicana Community Services and donations can be made through CanadaHelps.org - Please select #9 Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship from the dropdown menu. For cheque/money order/cash donations - make cheques payable to "Tropicana Community Services - Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund" - mail or deliver to main office (address below)


Eligibility Criteria:

The Janine Williams Scholarship is open to:
  • Residents of the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Individuals who are accepted to/or are enrolled in any Canadian University or College.
  • Students majoring in a science (e.g., life sciences, social sciences, etc.) or health-related field.
  • Students currently holding an academic standing of B/70% or above.
  • Individuals demonstrating leadership and community service.
Family members of Tropicana Community Services employees are eligible for the Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship.

The Following must be completed and received by the application deadline:

  1. A 500–800-word essay which includes:
    • A brief biography.
    • For post-secondary applicants: An explanation of your long-term goals once your studies are complete.
    • For post-graduate applicants: An outline on how your proposed research activity and results will benefit you, your family, and the community. Include suggestions as to how you might be able to present your research results to Tropicana Community Services and their members (sharing a final paper or abstract or making a presentation).
  2. Your school transcripts.
  3. Your academic budget, showing all expected costs and funding. 
  4. Proof of any relevant achievements such as certificates, photos, news clippings, a confirmation letter from a credible source, etc.
  5. Two letters of reference from non-relatives.
  6. A letter of acceptance or a proof of enrollment from a recognized college or university.
  7. Any other documents that will help support this application.

Applications & supporting documents must be mailed to:

Application is administered through Tropicana Community Services - Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship

EMAIL questions or comments:
The Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship is a one-time $1500 scholarship, administered by Tropicana Community Services and paid directly to your school.


  • Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Tropicana Community Services 1385 Huntingwood Drive Scarborough ON M1S 3J1