The Reflections Scholarship supports students who have lived experience with an eating disorder by helping them pursue their academic and career goals through education. It is awarded in recognition of someone's strength and courage in facing their eating disorder as well as their enthusiasm and tenacity for their chosen academic path and the career they plan to follow.
The Looking Glass Foundation awards $10,000 annually and funding is split among recipients. Additionally, one scholarship recipient will receive the Elise Skoglund Bursary of $1,500.
Taking the time to write an essay and reflect on your past, passions, and future goals can be a very rewarding experience in itself. You may just inspire someone else to do the same and I think talking about eating disorders and recovery is one of the best things we can do to reduce the stigma and encourage others to seek help.
2017 Scholarship Recipient
Who Can Apply
Permanent residents of British Columbia
Full-time students (3 or more classes) enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada, who are commencing or returning to a university or college program starting between September 2023 - January 2024
Enrolled in their first undergraduate degree (graduate students and students who are completing a second undergraduate degree are not eligible to apply)
Currently are, or have been, in treatment by a healthcare professional for an eating disorder
Demonstrate a strong need for financial assistance in order to achieve their academic goals
Previous Looking Glass Scholarship winners are not eligible to re-apply
When to Apply
Our 2023 Reflections Scholarship application cycle will open mid-April. Please check back for more information.
Looking Glass Foundation respectfully acknowledges that our work takes place on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
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