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TD scholarship: a boost that can be worth up to 70,000 $

Twenty students from across Canada will each receive an amount of up to 70,000 $ to reward their involvement in their community

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MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2013 / CNW / - In order to recognize the leaders of tomorrow, TD Bank Group (TD) is calling for nominations for its annual scholarship which rewards community involvement. Each year, TD gives 20 students from across Canada who are in their last year of CEGEP (or their last year of high school, outside of Quebec), a scholarship of up to 70,000. $ to reward their commitment to their community.

Students who have achieved a GPA of at least 75 % during their last full school year and who have made constant efforts to improve things in their community are invited to apply for the 2014-2015 school year. . Each scholarship covers four years of post-secondary education and includes up to 10,000 $ per year for tuition, 7,500 $ per year for living expenses as well as guaranteed summer employment opportunities at TD.

“At TD, we believe in investing in our future leaders and we are proud to recognize those who volunteer their time and skills to help others or to advance a cause dear to them,” said Christine Marchildon, Senior Vice-President, Branch Network, and President, Quebec Department, TD Bank Group. In addition to covering tuition and helping students support themselves, the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership provides mentoring and networking opportunities that allow students to bond during their post-secondary education. . "

Now at its 19e The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership program has recognized 360 recipients this year as part of TD's commitment to fostering education and building stronger communities. Scholarship application forms are now available online at http://www.tdcanadatrust.com/english / products-and-services /banking-operations / life-student / index.jsp. The deadline to apply is December 6, 2013. All applications and correspondence should be sent by registered mail to the following address:

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Ref. : TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
350 Albert Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1

Up to 80 finalists will be selected and notified by the end of March 2014, and they will be interviewed by a selection committee made up of distinguished Canadians at the beginning of April 2014. The 20 scholarship finalists Students will then be promptly notified and rewarded at the annual National TD Scholarship for Community Leadership Ceremony. To date, TD Bank Group has awarded over $ 18 million in TD Scholarships for Community Leadership.

TD's Contribution to the Community

TD invests in communities to make a difference where it does business and where its customers and employees live and work. In 2012, TD donated more than $ 65 million to support community organizations in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In Canada, it emphasizes financial education and literacy, creating opportunities for young people, and the environment. To learn more, visit http://www.td.com/francais/corporate-responsibilities.

SOURCE TD Bank Group

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