Marsha & Tamara Ottey Scholarship Award


This award was established in 1996, and is offered by Vere Technical Alumni Association in memory of Marsha & Tamara Ottey who were slain on August 16, 1995.

This award is offered annually, and is intended for a person who has successfully graduated from high school, or completing grade 12 and maintaining minimum of B+ average. The recipient should be a promising or exceptional competitor in athletics and must display outstanding behaviour, on and off the field.

The scholarship is worth $816.95, which represents the month, day and year when Marsha and Tamara were taken from us. The award presentation will be made at the Association's annual dinner/dance. To apply, please send a copy of your high school transcript, along with your biography, indicating why you think you should be chosen.


- Open to all Ontario residents

- Graduated from high school by completing grade 12
- Maintain a B+ average
- Exceptional competitor in athletics


$816.95 annually (indexed to inflation)

How to apply

Please send a copy of your high school transcripts and biography to:  

Vere Technical Alumni Association
14 Lent Cr.
Brampton, ON
L6Y 5E5

 Deadline Deadline/Conditions

The closing date for receipt of your documents is April 30th of each year. Your biography MUST include your name, address, email address and telephone number. Confirmation of enrollment in a post secondary educational institution is also required. We appreciate all applications, however, only the successful candidate will be contacted. To receive the value of the award, the successful candidate is expected to attend the Association's annual dinner and dance usually held on the 2nd weekend in september.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:  

Mrs Delores Allison (416) 420-6988

To learn more about Marsha & Tamara Ottey Youth Solutions Organization and how you can combat violence and crime in your community,
please visit http://www.mtoys.org.

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