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Flight 302 Legacy Award

On March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed near Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, claiming the lives of all 157 people aboard. Victims represented 35 nationalities, including 18 Canadian citizens, as well as permanent residents and others with ties to Canada. The flight was en route to Nairobi, where many of the passengers were scheduled to take part in the United Nations environmental conference.

The Flight 302 Legacy Award honours the memory of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by supporting students whose areas of study align with the interests and passions of the victims for environmental and humanitarian causes.

Click here to read more about the interests and passions of those onboard Flight 302.

About the Scholarship

In the 2023-2024 academic year, the Flight 302 Legacy Award will support forty-two (42) non-renewable scholarships. Scholarships are valued at $10,000 each for one year.

The scholarships support Canadian and international students who have been accepted into an accredited college or university in Canada. The scholarships also support undergraduate and graduate students.

The completed application must be submitted by the application deadline at or before 3:00pm EST on Wednesday, October 18th.

An Eligible Applicant Must:

• be a Canadian or international student enrolled in a Canadian educational institution which has recognized degree/diploma-granting powers, or their affiliates (e.g., universities and colleges);
• already be enrolled in a full-time program in an eligible field of study;
• and have completed the first term in the enrolled field of study.