The Creighton Douglas Scholarship

Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario Foundation (FondATIO)

The Creighton Douglas Scholarship was established in tribute to the memory of Creighton Douglas. Creighton was a long-time member of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (ATIO) and also served on the Association’s Board of Directors as Treasurer. For many years he also performed the important task of chairing the Board of Examiners of the national body, the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC).

The Creighton Douglas Scholarship will be awarded each year to a full-time or part-time student in translation, interpretation or terminology at the University of Ottawa.

The scholarship will be awarded in the fall, usually in connection with the events celebrating World Translation Day.

Value

The value will be a minimum of $1,000. The amount may be increased over time as the Fund grows.

Eligibility

Recipients must be enrolled full time or part time in the third or fourth year of a B.A. program, or a master’s or doctoral program, in translation, interpretation or terminology at the University of Ottawa. Canadian citizens, landed immigrants and foreign students are eligible for the scholarship.

Criteria

The recipient will be chosen on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Academic record (theoretical and practical courses).
  • Supporting documentation, including the curriculum vitae, and testimonials from professors, employers or supervisors, clients, etc.
  • Financial need.

Application

Those interested in applying have until 31 August each year to complete the Application for financial assitance form and submit it to the University of Ottawa School of Translation and Interpretation. The application should include a brief curriculum vitae, the most recent official transcript and various items of supporting documentation, including the curriculum vitae, and testimonials from professors, employers or supervisors, clients, etc.

Information

FondATIO Secretariat
1 Nicholas Street, Suite 1202 
Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 7B7 
Telephone 613-241-2846, or the toll-free number 1‑800‑234-5030.

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