Quintez Downey Memorial Scholarship
Infinitus Academy is offering 2 x Scholarships of $500.
Application Deadline: July 15th, 2021
The purpose of this award is to celebrate and support African Nova Scotian youth along their academic and professional journeys, as they continue to be change makers within their communities.
This scholarship is offered in memory of Quintez Downey, whose life was cut tragically short early in 2021. Quintez was an African Nova Scotian student athlete, born and raised in the historical Black community of North Preston. He was devoted to his family, his friends, and his faith. Recognized for his abilities to bring about the best in others, Quintez’s legacy of Black Excellence - Commitment to Family and Community, Leadership, Education, and Business will be memorialized through the recipient of this scholarship.
Be an African Nova Scotian youth
Be accepted to a Post Secondary program
Demonstrates commitment in one or more of the following areas: community service work or volunteering, academics, sports, creative arts, and/or entrepreneurship
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MUST BE SUBMITTED OR YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED (Application Deadline: July 15th 2021*)
Award Application Form: (This link) https://forms.gle/MD4ozLebsi6Yw9jbA
High School Transcript(s): One official copy
Letter of Reference: including contact information (ex. Minister, Coach, Teacher, Mentor, Community Member)
Portfolio/Resume: Please include any relevant details, extra curricular, volunteer and/or work experiences including dates, hours, projects and areas of expertise.
Questions: Answer any two of the questions below that best fit with your experiences.
Responses can be either WRITTEN (via the google form; please keep under 500 words per response) OR
VIDEO response sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Choose any 2
Describe your commitment to community service and civic responsibility. What impact have you had through your actions?
Describe your academic achievements. Explain your commitment to learning and the importance of education.
What makes you an entrepreneur? Explain your business and/or experience.
What makes you a leader? Describe your leadership contributions.
What is your passion? Explain how you are pursuing and developing it.
What is your special talent or skill? Explain how you are using it in your daily life.
This scholarship is made possible by generous contributions from:
Infinitus Academy Inc. and TREV Clothing