Eleanor Elliot Memorial Scholarship for Community Service

 The Eleanor Elliott Memorial Scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,500.00 to a resident of any age living in Britannia Woods or has lived in Britannia Woods for a considerable amount of time, and who has shown an exemplary dedication to community service and community care.

This scholarship is to honor the memory of Eleanor Elliott, a former resident, volunteer, Britannia Woods Community House Board Member, and mother of Britannia Woods. She was a loving and community-minded mother who raised her sons and supported many other families in the communities through her volunteerism spanning two decades.

With this annual memorial scholarship, the Britannia Woods Community House will continue the impact of Eleanor in the neighborhood by awarding one student of any age scholarship to pursue their educational dreams.


  • Current resident of Britannia Woods (or former resident who has lived in Britannia Woods for a considerable amount of time)
  • All ages welcome.
  • Applicant must be pursuing their first post-secondary educational degree or diploma in Canada.
  • Applicant can be studying full-time or part-time at a publicly recognized institution in Canada.
  • Applicants must showcase financial need.

Application Requirements:

  • Submit a full application form and supporting documents!
  • Mandatory supporting documents:
  • Two Recommendation Letters; one highlighting the applicant’s community service.
  • Essay highlighting the following:
  • Tell us about yourself (hobbies, goals and passions)
  • Tell us about your financial situation
  • Highlights of your academic achievements and your plan to pursue education
  • Resume

Application and Selection Timeline:

  • Application opens April 15th – May 15th 2024.
  • Successful Applicant will be notified May 20th 2024
  • Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Britannia Woods Community House Annual General Meeting on May 30th, 2024