Garth Magloire Music Bursary


In memory of consummate music lover, father and mentor, Garth Magloire, the Garth Magloire Music Bursary is an award for Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) students from the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel, and York Regions) enrolled in a postsecondary music program who demonstrate financial need.


Jamaal Magloire Foundation is a registered charity that was launched in March 2017. Our focus is on improving the lives of youth who live in underserved areas by helping them improve their academic and social skills through the arts, sports and motivation. Jamaal Magloire Foundation’s mission is based on the belief that all youth deserve a chance to realize their dreams. Through donations, fundraising efforts and support from our wonderful volunteers, Jamaal Magloire Foundation changes the lives of children all over the GTA.

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Bursary Details

Amount Awarded

2 x Two Thousand Dollars (2 x $2000)

Number of Awards

Two (2)

Frequency of Awards




Announcement of Award



A student may be eligible if the following requirements are met:

  • You are a Canadian citizen
  • You are a resident of the Greater Toronto Area (Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel, and York Regions)
  • You are between the ages of 18-24 years
  • You self-identify as BIPOC or a member of a racialized community
  • You are enrolled in a music-related program at a postsecondary institution (College or University)
  • Current GPA: 2.7 (70%) or higher
  • You fulfill the financial need criteria as defined by lack of sufficient resources to meet the educational costs for the year (tuition, books, transportation, equipment, etc.)
  • You have applied for funding elsewhere (OSAP, scholarships, etc.)

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion

Equity, diversity and inclusion are core principles at the Jamaal Magloire Foundation. We are committed to eliminating barriers and providing development opportunities for underrepresented and racialized youth. Our organization fosters an environment where everyone can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to contribute and thrive.

Apply Today

Fill out the below information to apply.

Are you enrolled in a post-secondary music program?*

Is your GPA above 2.7 or 70%*

If you are one of the selected bursary finalists, we will reach out and ask you to send supporting documents: Proof of age, Proof of Residence in the GTA (eg. health card, drivers license, etc), Confirmation of enrollment in Music Program, Transcript, Sample budget for academic year to demonstrate financial need, Confirmation of application for financial assistance elsewhere (OSAP letter, scholarship, etc), Any additional documents you would like to provide (reference letter, letter of intent, etc). Please ensure you will be able to gather these documents and submit upon request before completing your submission.

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