History of “Extended Hands”
“Extended Hands” is a charitable organization based in Lachine which has been operating since 2009. The main focus is on the relief of poverty through two specific programs: Grocery supplementation and a Career Counseling Program entitled: ”Dress for success.”
“Extended Hands” is pleased to announce the commencement of a Scholarship Program in 2017. This Scholarship Program is designed to assist members and adherents of the Resurrection Center and Residents of Lachine in their quest for Post-Secondary Education.
Who can apply to the Scholarship Program:
- Full-time Post-Secondary students
- Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Landed Immigrants
- Active members and adherents of the Resurrection Center and residents of the Lachine community
How to apply:
Complete an application form- application forms are available through “Extended Hands”
A complete application package must include the following
- Two letters of reference
- A biographical sketch which must include verifiable community service
- Letter of acceptance from institution of Higher Learning
- Latest Official Transcript
Deadline for application:
All applications must be received at Extended Hands ( 1810 St Antoine Street) by 5:00 PM on July 31st of each year.
Awarding of Scholarships
All applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee.
Recipients will be notified by e-mail, mail or telephone.
An Award ceremony will follow.
How you can donate to this initiative:
*Cheques can be made payable to Extended Hands Scholarship Program”
* Cheques or cash can be placed in the weekly offering envelopes. (please remember to check the appropriate box
*Tax receipts will be made available.
For more info:
- Download our brochure Click Here.