ਸਕਾਲਰਸ਼ਿਪ | The Scholarship

The Harbhajan Ranauta Legacy Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student pursuing studies relating to the advancement of accessible Mental Health and/or Addiction support services.

Scholarship Award: $1500

To be eligible, candidates should:

  • Be a graduate student in Public Health, Social Work, or a related faculty at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution
  • Be of South Asian descent
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be involved in their community (is an asset)

Required supporting documents:

  • Cover letter (maximum 1000 words) describing:
    • Your personal, education, and community involvement background
    • How your current studies relate to the advancement of Mental Health and/or Addiction support.
  • A letter of reference from an instructor or academic/faculty advisor.
  • A photocopy of your latest transcript of courses

Submission: Applications for the 2021 Harbhajan Ranauta Legacy Scholarship are now closed. Thank you to all who applied. Applications for the 2022 award will open in January 2022.

The Harbhajan Ranauta Legacy Foundation was formed on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish peoples which includes the The Harbhajan Ranauta Legacy Foundation was formed on the unceded lands of the Coast Salish peoples which includes the sc̓əwaθenaɁɬ təməxʷ (Tsawwassen), S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō), Kwantlen, Stz’uminus, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam). We aim to reassert the kinship and respect expressed through ਤਾਇਕੇ (Taike), the Punjabi word meaning ‘our elder cousins,’ as it was used by early South Asian migrants to refer to the Coast Salish peoples.