Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about the Scholarship and Bursary Awards

Q1 – Can I apply for BOTH the Scholarships and one of the Bursary awards?

A1 – Yes, you may apply for the scholarship as well as ONE of the bursaries at the time of application; but you must complete each application separately. You may use the same references for both applications.


Q2 – Could I send in part of my application via email and part by regular mail?

A2 – We recommend that you bundle everything and send it to us via email or mail to ensure no documents are missing from your application(s).


Q3 – Could I just drop off my application at the address rather than mailing it in?

A3 – No, it is required that you either email your application into to or mail it in to 7025 Markham Road, Suite 205, Markham, ON L3S 0C3


Q4 – I cannot locate some of the documentation you require (i.e. passport). Will you still accept my application?

A4 – Unfortunately, the rules of the awards state that all applications must be substantiated with all the documents required. If your application is missing any of the required documents, it will be automatically disqualified.


Q5 – When will I hear back on whether I did or did not win the award?

A5 – The cut-off date and the award recipient date is determined by the Scholarship and Bursary awards committee every year and will be published on If you are a winner, you will be contacted by the Olive Tree Foundation before the awards ceremony.