Arlene MacInnis Humanitarian Award


Awarded to a full-time student(s) who will be enrolled in the final year of eligible programs at the Marconi Campus.


Eligible programs include:

  • Continuing Care
  • Disability Supports and Services
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Practical Nursing
  • Social Services
  • Therapeutic Recreation


Students must demonstrate

  • Passion for social justice and improving the lives of marginalized populations
  • Community involvement and volunteerism
  • Career aspirations
  • Good academic standing


About the donor
This award was established in memory of Arlene MacInnis, a former faculty at NSCC Marconi Campus. The award is given out annually to a graduating student in a Health and Human Services program at Marconi Campus. The recipient will be an individual who best exemplifies the qualities and actions that made Arlene the unique person she was, these include: a strong sense of social justice, a passion for working tirelessly to help improve the lives of the marginalized, and the ability to give one’s time and resources to strive for equity for all.

In addition to a $1,000 award, the donor will contribute $100 to a charity of the recipient’s choice.

Award
1 @ $1,000 (+ $100 charitable contribution)
Deadline
06/23/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Social Justice Essay


    To support your application, you have been asked to complete this essay question. While there is no minimum length, we would ask that you answer all parts of the question fully to the best of your ability, in paragraph or point form.

    Please describe in detail your passion for social justice and how you have helped improve the lives of marginalized populations.

  2. Community Involvement Essay


    To support your application, you have been asked to complete this essay question. While there is no minimum length, we would ask that you answer all parts of the question fully to the best of your ability, in paragraph or point form.

    Provide a summary of your participation in extra-curricular activities and/or volunteer work and/or community involvement. Please include the names of organizations, the time periods in which you were involved, and a description of your duties for each activity.

  3. Community Reference


    Before adding your reference details, you are encouraged to contact your reference to seek their permission. Confirm their email address and advise them that they will receive a request to log in to NSCC’s Student Awards system to complete the reference. You can resend the link to your reference at any time. You can also update your application to include a new reference contact if required.