In 2013 Passion 4 Dreams partnered with Seneca College to provide the Passion 4 Dreams Awards. Each year two students who demonstrate a financial need is selected for the Passion 4 Dreams Awards.
My journey as a single mother pursuing post-secondary education was not easy. At times, I worked two jobs to pay for my tuition. I knew and believed that one day, God would get me to a place where I could assist other students experiencing financial hardship related to post-secondary education.
Passion 4 Dreams Early Childhood Education Award
This award is provided each year to a student attending Seneca College in the Early Childhood Education program. The award is provided to a student who is a enrolled in any full-time program within the School of Early Childhood Education. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need. Selection is made by faculty members based on academic achievement, min GPA of 3.0, outstanding leaderships skills, strong work and volunteer ethic.
Passion 4 Dreams College Opportunities Award
This award is provided to a student enrolled in the College Opportunities Program. Preferences is given to a student who has good academic performance, demonstrated commitment to overcoming obstacles in pursuit of their career/educational goals, good work ethic and attitude. Eligible students must have demonstrated financial need and completed at least one semester of study. Selection is made by faculty members.
Testimonies from Passion 4 Dreams Awards
“I will use this award to continue my education as I am now on a journey of obtaining my degree in child development. This award has helped my daughter and I so much.”- 2015 Recipient of Passion 4 Dreams Early Childhood Educator Award
“The Passion 4 Dreams Award laid the academic foundation and an integral resource required to pave my career pathway through College Opportunities in Fall 2014. You’ve made it possible for me to be one step closer to transitioning from stipend recipient with the IRB to a more prominent and productive member of society.” 2014 Recipient of Passion 4 Dreams College Opportunities Award