The Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship

The Janine Williams Scholarship was created in 2008 to honour past Tropicana President Ashworth Williams’ daughter Janine Williams who passed away in 2007. Through this scholarship, her family looks to keep her memory and spirit alive by helping others as she did. The scholarship is for students pursuing a post-secondary or postgraduate education.

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About Janine Williams


The Janine Williams Scholarship is open to:

  • Residents of the Greater Toronto Area
  • Individuals who are accepted to/or are enrolled in any Canadian University or College
  • Students majoring in a science (e.g., life sciences, social sciences, etc.) or health-related field
  • Students currently holding an academic standing of B/70% or above
  • Individuals demonstrating leadership and community service

Family members of Tropicana Community Services employees are eligible for the Janine Williams Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Amount



Applications must contain the following information:

  • A 500–800-word essay which includes:
    • A brief biography
    • An explanation of the applicant’s long-term goals once their studies are completed
    • A brief overview of any community activities and involvement
  • School transcripts
  • Proof of any relevant achievements such as certificates, photos, news clippings, a confirmation letter from a credible source, etc.
  • Two letters of reference from non-relatives
  • A letter of acceptance or a proof of enrollment from a recognized college or university
  • Any other documents that will help support this application