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Thank you for your interest in applying for the Eric Elliott Memorial Scholarship and for your commitment to building HHA's Pre and Perinatal Hospice Program in your community. 


Our Eric Elliott Memorial Scholarship is only awarded to students pursuing the Infant & Pregnancy Loss Support Certificate Program. We value the effort you're putting into applying for our scholarship. To make sure your time is well-spent, please take a moment to thoroughly review the following guidelines before submitting your application: 

Selection Criteria

The Eric Elliott Memorial Scholarship is awarded to those who display a commitment to serving others in their community, a strong work ethic and leadership qualities. 


Strong applicants will demonstrate:


  • Desire to make a meaningful contribution to their community

  • Willingness to grow care specific to pregnancy and infant loss

  • Integrity, self-discipline and good judgment 

  • Leadership characteristics  

  • Knowledge of the current care available in their community

Priority will given to applicants:


  • From rural and/or marginalized communities

  • From specific geographical areas or cultural communities earmarked to receive funds

Preparing Your Application

In preparation to apply, you’ll need to gather the following information:  

  • Contact information for two references (not family members)

  • Short personal responses (up to 250 words each) about what you do in your community to serve others, why you want to specialize in infant & pregnancy loss support, and your future goals and leadership vision

  • Details about the current state of end-of-life care in your community

During Your Training & After You Graduate

Scholarship recipients are expected to take an active role in building the Pre and Perinatal Hospice Program in their community.


Areas of representation include:

After Graduating
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Our goal is to have trained Infant & Pregnancy Loss Support Professionals providing care in:

  • Hospital Birthing Units

  • Women’s Shelters

  • Women’s Prisons

  • Community Prenatal Centres

  • Midwifery Clinics

  • Family Health Teams

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Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email (please check your junk or spam folder if you do not see the confirmation email in your inbox.)  


We review applications on a regular basis to ensure timely processing. Applicants can expect to hear back about the status of their application within 2-6 weeks after submission. Applicants who successfully advance to the next round of the selection process will be invited to participate in an interview. Thank you for your patience as we carefully consider each application for the Eric Elliott Memorial Scholarship. 


If you have any questions or would like to follow up on your application, please feel free to reach out to us via email at

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