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Community Sponsorships

BCU Financial believes in building a strong Ukrainian-Canadian community and is committed to supporting the many cultural and educational projects that promote a deeper awareness and understanding of Ukrainian history, traditions and language. We see our involvement as more than just providing financial support – we see it as a partnership. It’s about BCU Financial working together with Ukrainian Canadian organizations, schools and youth groups to strengthen and promote our Ukrainian- Canadian identity.

If your organization is looking for sponsorship for an event or project, please review our BCU Sponsorship & Donation Policy, complete the BCU Financial Sponsorship Request Application and submit it to sponsorship@bcufinancial.com at least 60 days before the date of your event or project launch. You could also submit your application in person by visiting your local BCU Financial Branch.

BCU Sponsorship Request Application

BCU Sponsorship & Donation Policy

For sponsorship inquires, contact

Ivanna Baran Purkiss
Ivanna.Purkiss@bcufinancial.com or

Scholarships

BCU Financial recognizes the importance of education and volunteerism in shaping our youth’s character and empowering them to build a better future.

BCU Financial awards up to five scholarships every year to members of our Credit Union who are enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate university program and demonstrate both academic achievement and community leadership.

To be eligible students must be members of the Credit Union for a minimum of two years and have completed one year of a university program with a minimum B average. In addition, they must also exhibit community spirit by volunteering in the Ukrainian Community and supporting Ukrainian tradition, culture and language.

The BCU Financial Scholarship Program is designed to reward a student’s combined academic achievement and involvement in the Ukrainian-Canadian Community.

Up to four scholarships of $1,500 each may be awarded per calendar year to students enrolled in a post-secondary institution for any area of study. At least one scholarship is designated for a student of Ukrainian Studies.

To be eligible, applicants must be under the age of 30, members of BCU for a minimum of two years, completed at least one year of a post-secondary undergraduate program with a minimum B average and have volunteered for a Ukrainian organization or cause.

Wolodymyr Klish was a founding member of Buduchinst Credit Union and served as the first Chair of the Board of Directors. He was a passionate supporter of Ukrainian causes and a visionary leader in Toronto’s Ukrainian-Canadian community.

The Wolodymyr Klish Scholarship is designed to reward a student’s combined academic achievement and involvement in the Ukrainian-Canadian Community.

One scholarship of $2,500 may be awarded per calendar year to a student enrolled in a post-secondary institution in the field of business or finance studies.

To be eligible applicants must be under the age of 30, members of BCU for a minimum of two years, completed at least one year of a post-secondary undergraduate program with a minimum B average and have volunteered for a Ukrainian organization or cause.

The BCU Founders Scholarship of $1,500 may be awarded for any area of certificate or diploma studies at an accredited college.

The BCU High School Scholarship of $1,500 may be awarded for students who have been accepted into a university program or college program at an accredited post-secondary instition.

Alumni

We Congratulate our BCU Financial Scholarship Recipients!

BCU Scholarships

Oksana Kaczala – Michener Institute & University of Toronto, Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology

Mark Kit – McMaster University, Chemical Biology

Stephanie Turenko – Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, Language & Literacy Education

Alexandra Daschko – Queen’s University, Bachelor of Nursing Science

Adelia Spytkowsky – Brock University, Master of Education

Wolodymyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Yuriy Bilynets – Queen’s University, Bachelor of Commerce

BCU High School Scholarships

Alexandra Holyk – Ryerson University, Journalism

Aleksa Gobosz – McMaster University, Life Sciences

Myroslava Czoli – Sheridan College, Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership

Oksana Luczkiw – University of Toronto, Bachelor of Science (Physics)

Larysa Stech – McMaster University, Honours Life Sciences

Alexa Chartchenko – Wilfred Laurier University, Honor Economics and Accounting

Roman Korol – University of Toronto, Chemistry

Natalie Blysniuk – University of Western Ontario, Medical Sciences

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Yuri Broda
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Master of Business Administration

Sophia Lewycky – Wayne State University School of Medicine, Master of Science, Honours Bachelor of Science with high Distinction

Oksana Kaczala – Queen’s University, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Life Sciences

Orest Bilyj – University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs, M.A.European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Mariya – Kvitlana Tsap – University of Ottawa, Master of Laws

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Zienchuk

Wilfrid Laurier University, Honors in Bachelor of Business Admin & Bachelor of Arts in Financial Mathematics Double Degree

Khrystyna Levytska – Wayne State University School of Medicine, Master of Science, Honours Bachelor of Science with high Distinction

Kira Antonyshyn – Queen’s University, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Life Sciences

Peter N. Tanchak – University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs, M.A.European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Iuliia Zubrytska – University of Ottawa, Master of Laws

Маrta Teslyuk – University of Manitoba Faculty of Science – Microbiology

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Natalie Tershakowec

Queen’s University, Bachelor of Commerce

Ivanna Franko – Bachelor of Business Administration (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Natalia Harhaj – Master’s program in Geography (Queen’s University)

Zenia Turkevych Miner – Honours Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (University of Toronto)

Zoriana Kilyk – Bachelor of Science Zoology (University of Guelph)

Andrew Rozendaal – Master of Science in Forensic Anthropology (Saint Mary’s University)

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Danylo Spolsky

Schulich School of Business, I.M.B.A. International Business (York University)

Borys Lukasz Bilaniuk – Faculty of Medicine (Universite de Sherbrooke)

Tanya Babiuk Henry – Honors B.Sc. in Exercise Science (Concordia University)

Tanya Kuper – Honours B.Sc. Specialist in Pathobiology (University of Toronto); MD (Schulich School of Medicine at Western University)

Olesya Petrenko – Honours B.H.Sc. Specialization in Biomedical Sciences (McMaster University)

Nestor Sabat – Pharmacology Specialist Programme (University of Toronto)

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Tanya Hussar

Honours Business Administration (University of Western Ontario Richard Ivey School of Business)

Cassandra Prokopiw

Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Queen’s University)

Adriana Sirskyj – BSc (Hons) with specialization in Criminology (University of Ottawa)

Stephanie Turenko – BA (Hons) in English & Semiotics (University of Toronto)

Stephanie Lovell – BSc (Hons) in Animal Biology (University of Guelph)

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Vincent Didkovsky

MSc in Finance (Queen’s University)

Ulanna Wityk – Master of Science (University of Waterloo)

Nadia Gereliouk – BA (Hons) in Political Science (University of Toronto)

Steven Lebed – BA (Hons) in Philosophy (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Tamara Caris – BComm (Hons.) in International Management (University of Ottawa)

Marta Iwanek – Journalism (Ryerson University)

Kalyna Kardash – International Relations ( University of Toronto )

Bohdana Tkachuk – Life Sciences ( University of Toronto )

Bohdan Zariczniak – Dentistry ( University of Western Ontario )

Kateryna Shpir – Toronto, Ontario (York University)

Motria Spolsky – Toronto, Ontario (York University)

Laryssa Caris – Ottawa, Ontario (University of Ottawa)

Roman Dzioba – Ottawa, Ontario (Australian National University)

Daniel Galadza – Ottawa, Ontario (St. Paul University, Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of)

Tamara Bolotenko – Ottawa, Ontario (University of Toronto)

Daniel Fedorowycz – Toronto, Ontario (University of Toronto)

Anna Korol- Hamilton, Ontario (McMaster University)

Alexandra Stadnyk – Toronto, Ontario (University of Western Ontario)

Christina Lidia Dykun
Toronto, Ontario (University of Toronto)

Marichka Galadza
Ottawa, Ontario (University of Toronto)

Johanna Paquin
Toronto, Ontario (McGill University)

Natalia Werhun
Hamilton, Ontario (McMaster University)

The Wolodomyr Klish Memorial Scholarship

Paul Cremona
Toronto, Ontario (University of Toronto)

Partnerships

BCU Financial partners with the following Ukrainian-language media outlets to provide news and information to the Ukrainian-Canadian community about our products and services.

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