The VOCEC Educational Award Fund was established to provide scholarships to enable individuals with a history of serious mental illness to develop skills necessary to achieve their career goals through academic or practical training.
Applicants must have a history of mental illness and provide supporting documentation from a healthcare professional indicating that this illness has caused significant barriers to achieving career goals
Amount of awards distributed will be based on funds available for the current year. Funds will be awarded based on the perceived value the educational experience will have on the Applicant's future career goals.
Only one application per person, per year will be considered. First consideration will be given to the Applicants who have not previously been awarded funding.
Successful applicants must provide a summary following completion of the educational opportunity of how the award helped in achieving their career goals.