Personal Support Worker Professional Development Scholarship
The Personal Support Network of Ontario and the Ontario Community Support Association launched the scholarship for Personal Support Workers in 2008. Now in it's 9th year PSNO is pleased to continue this exciting support with the help of our founding sponsor Saint Elizabeth Health Care.
This scholarship will be awarded to a Personal Support Worker in the province of Ontario who wishes to advance his/her education in the area of health care, with a focus on home and community support.
Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
be a PSW in the Province of Ontario working in home or community health care
have been working in the field as a PSW for a minimum of 2 years
work, on average, a minimum of 25 hours per week in the field with one or more employers
complete the application in full
be able to verify the minimum hours worked
The educational program can either be full or part time, but must:
be to obtain a Certificate, Diploma or Degree from an educational institution recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities,
have at least 6 courses,
focus on increasing expertise in personal support or on leadership or management in home or community personal support.