New Path Foundation 


New Path Youth & Family Services



Provides funding support to young adults affected by adversity and challenges in order to help them achieve their learning goals.


The Glen Newby scholarship is made possible through the collaborative efforts of New Path Foundation and New Path Youth & Family Services. The purpose of the scholarship is to support and honour the legacy and commitment of Glen Newby and his work in child and youth mental health. It was through his view of providing options in an encouraging way which has supported both organizations in assisting young people in successfully overcoming adversity.


January 7th, 2020 through March 31st, 2020.

Applications open on January 6th, 2020.


To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • be a young person up to the age of 24 entering in OR continuing in post-secondary education and/or apprenticeship programs
  • exhibit a strong commitment to pursuing and completing a credential at a post-secondary institution or apprenticeship program

  • special consideration will be given to youth and young adults in Simcoe County impacted by mental illness

  • permanent residency in Simcoe County

  • OSSGD completed or in progress required to apply

  • participant in activities that promote the greater good of the community


Stream One

  • $2,500 award
  • one award available

  • non renewable, but may apply for stream two in subsequent years

  • must be graduating or have graduated high school with plans to enter into the first year of a post-secondary institution or an apprenticeship program in the fall of 2020 within Simcoe County


Stream Two

  • a $1,250 award
  • two awards available

  • renewable

  • continuing studies anywhere in Canada at a post-secondary institution or apprenticeship program in the fall of 2020


No automatic consideration in this stream. Applicants must re-apply each year to be considered.

Applications will open in early 2021

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