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2019 Scholarship Competition

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the 2019 Nahom Berhane Scholarship! The deadline for this year’s scholarship competition is March 22, 2019.  In recognition of the challenges inherent in accessing post-secondary education for many young leaders from marginalized communities, this year, the Nahom Berhane Scholarship committee is introducing the Sponsored Mentorship Model. Youth Mentors, Community […]

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2018 Nahom Berhane Scholarship Recipient Announced

On Thursday, August 2, the Nahom Berhane Scholarship Committee announced the fifth recipient of the Nahom Berhane Scholarship for Leadership and Inclusion. Ravicha Ravinthiran was awarded as a part of the 2018 scholarship competition. Ravicha spoke at the scholarship reception hosted at Gilda’s Club Toronto, and was joined by one of the inaugural scholarship recipients Andre […]

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Now Accepting Applications

Happy New Year! We hope that you were able to find a moment during the holiday season to spend time with family, enjoy some good food, and stay warm! On our end, we were busy getting everything ready for 2017 and we’re happy to announce that we are again accepting applications for the Nahom Berhane […]

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Scholarship Recipients Announced

Last night we had the privileged of awarding two very deserving young people with the first iteration of the Nahom Berhane Scholarship for leadership and inclusion. The award ceremony was held during the Access Alliance Annual General Meeting, and along with Nahom’s Family, the honourable Minister Albanese was present to congratulate the award recipients for their […]

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Priya donates $10,000 to Nahom Berhane Scholarship Fund

Last Friday, Priya Saha, recipient of the Yuzyk Award for Youth Presented by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, donated the $10,000.00 award to the Nahom Berhane Scholarship fund, spearheaded by Access Alliance. Priya was born and raised in Toronto, and is very active in her own community: she is involved in the Newcomer Orientation Week (NOW) […]

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We’re getting there with your help!

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the fund, spread the word, and have ultimately help us to reach 25% of our overall goal! With your help and contributions, we’re just short of $25,000.00 This is a huge achievement that we’re all really proud of and we need your help to keep the momentum […]

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