Reid Family Scholarship

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation has established an awards program for Orillia and area individuals entering into a field of health study at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution.
The scholarship program is intended to assist deserving students in their healthcare education.


The Sponsors

The Reid Family Scholarship is provided through the generosity of the late Mr. William and Mrs. Joan Reid. They retired to Simcoe County after spending most of their lives working in medical research and education. Their belief in the importance of education and the need for highly trained healthcare professionals has facilitated the establishment of this scholarship.


You are Eligible If…

  • You are graduating from an Orillia high school
  • You are applying for a healthcare related program at a recognized college or university


You Must Demonstrate the Following Criteria

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement
  • Community/extracurricular involvement/volunteerism
  • Leadership
  • Work history


Selection Process

The Scholarship Selection Committee, formed by and accountable to the Board of Directors of Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation, will review all applications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All decisions are final.


Scholarship Value

The one-time award of $2,000 will be given to a full-time student from an Orillia high school to attend a qualified college or university undergraduate healthcare program. At the discretion of the selection committee, qualified study may include, but is not limited to: medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietary services, pharmacy, speech language pathology, diagnostic imaging, lab or dialysis technology.


Scholarship Presentation

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in marketing and publicity surrounding the public announcement of the Reid Family Scholarship award.


Application Deadline

All applications for the Reid Family Scholarship must be received by May 26, 2023 by 12:30pm.


Reid Family Scholarship 2023 – Guidelines
Reid Family Scholarship 2023 – Application