The Elspeth Heyworth Bursary: For Young Women in Regent Park Seeking to Further Their Education

Calling all women in the Regent Park area who are looking to further their education but are facing financial challenges: Dixon Hall is currently accepting applications for the Elspeth Heyworth Bursary.

Elspeth Heyworth was a fierce advocate for women from all backgrounds. Before her life was tragically cut short,  she focused on educating women and championed the importance of learning. Elspeth's dedication to women's rights and achievements inspires much of our work with women in the downtown east today.

The Elspeth Heyworth bursary can be used towards tuition, for textbooks/school supplies,  and/or daycare or transportation costs.

To apply:

Submit a short piece of writing explaining how the bursary will help your pursuit of education and what you plan to use it for if you are awarded the funds. Please include your name, address, and phone number.  Include the course or program you plan to take,  and the name of phone numbers of two references (not family members).

Note: The winner of the bursary must show proof of enrollment for funds to be released.  

To submit:

Drop-off your application in-person at 58 Sumach St. OR via email to: 

Applications are due by July 31st, 2019. To be eligible, applicants must live in the Regent Park/downtown east area.