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Applications for the HORIZONS program are now available!

* Please Note: All efforts will be made to contact eligible schools. Each eligible school will be contacted via email AND mail. Paper applications have already been sent to eligible schools. Email applications will be sent to Guidance Counsellors. Both the email and the mailed envelope will include the exact same information; one copy of the Application Form and one copy of the Guidance Counsellor/Principal Letter, inclusive.

For the HORIZONS Program Application, please click here.

For a copy of the Guidance Counsellor/Principal Letter, please click here.

Please note that the deadline for applications is March 30th, 2015.


HORIZONS Application Form Instructions

1. Eligible students are to complete all sections of this Application Form and submit a Resume and Leadership Essay to the Guidance Counsellor or Principal.

2. The Guidance Counsellor/Principal reviews applications and chooses one student to nominate for entry into the Johnson HORIZONS Program. Students are to be evaluated on the basis of the quantity and quality of leadership and teamwork ability as demonstrated in the students' volunteer, school, community and extracurricular involvement.

3. The Guidance Counsellor/Principal will fax, mail or email the chosen student's Application Form, including the student's Resume and Leadership Essay to the address below.

Answers, Student Life
Memorial University
University Centre, Room 3005, Arctic Avenue
St. John's, NL
A1C 5S7



Please Note: No school is guaranteed a Johnson HORIZONS Program recipient and all schools with a grade nine class are eligible to submit a nomination. The successful completion and acceptance of applications does not mean that the nominated student is a scholarship winner. All nominations received by the deadline will be considered by the HORIZONS Selection Committee who will pick 50 students deserving of the scholarships.

Important Dates:

Application Form Mail-out and Email: February 23, 2015

Email to Guidance Counsellors: March 9, 2015

Application Form Submission Deadline: March 30, 2015

Acceptance/Non-Acceptance Letters Sent To Guidance Counsellors: May 4, 2015

First email sent to new HORIZONS Students: July 6, 2015

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Student Life Programs Coordinator: