Limitless Heights

Limitless Heights

​​​​​​​A woman on a graduation day

The Building our Future: Limitless Heights Scholarship Program provides Lawrence Heights and Neptune residents of all ages with financial support for post-secondary education or training.

Context-Metropia (also known as Heights Development Inc.), Toronto Community Housing's developer partner for phase one of Lawrence Heights revitalization donated $500,000 to​ the Toronto Community Housing scholarship fund for the purpose of helping residents to acquire knowledge and skills needed to secure better lives.

​This scholarship program recognizes the commitment of resident leaders of all ages, who have been involved in community development initiatives and have made significant contributions within the Lawrence Heights and​ Neptune communities.

The scholarship program offers:
  • Up to $3,000 for tuition fees
  • $300 bursary to cover additional costs, including books, laboratory materials, transportation and childcare service
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For more information, please contact Rayon.Reid-Brown@torontohousing.ca or call 647-468-4035.



​Photos from the 2015 awards ceremony and dinner. Read profiles of the 2015/​16 scholarship recipients.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What does this program offer?

  • Up to a $3,000 scholarship to cover tuition fees for any year of post secondary education or training (college, university, trade school, apprenticeship) applicable to any level of study.
  • A $300 bursary to cover additional costs, including books, lab fees, transportation and/or childcare.

Who is eligible? ​​​

Residents of Lawrence Heights and Neptune communities of any age who have made contributions as a community leader or have been involved in community building initiatives, AND who can answer 'yes' to all of the following:
  • A current or relocated (due to ongoing revitalization​) resident of Lawrence Heights or Neptune with proof of residency
  • Entering the first year of a post-secondary education program (college, university, career academy, apprenticeship) or currently enrolled in a post-secondary education or training program.
  • Able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance

What is required for the application?

  • Application form (completed and signed)
  • One reference letter
  • Biography (1 paragraph) and 1 headshot photo
  • Resume
  • An official academic transcript (if graduated from high school in the last 4 years)
  • A career plan developed with an employment or resource counsellor
  • A personal statement describing your leadership roles in the Lawrence Heights or Neptune communities, educational achievements, and how your educational goals will help you support the Lawrence Heights and Neptune communities
  • A financial statement outlining your current financial need, resources available to you, and how this scholarship will address your need
  • Additional supporting materials related to your community work or other certifications (optional)

When is the application due?

  • Applications for the 2016/2017 program is closed.

How are scholarship recipients chosen?

Recipients will be chosen by an impartial adjudication committee and will be evaluated based on:
  • Leadership and involvement in the community
  • Academic goals and accomplishments
  • Workplace experience
  • ​Essay/personal statement
  • Financial need

Where should I send completed form?

Please mail or drop off completed applications to:

Attn: Adela Dushaj
Toronto Community Housing
Development Division
931 Yonge St. 2nd Floor
Toronto ON
M4W 2H2​