The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award is dedicated to the life of Sabrina Shannon, an inspiring teenager who suffered a fatal anaphylactic reaction in 2003. In 2005, Sabrina’s Law was passed in Ontario, providing landmark legislation that has influenced policy across Canada and the United States. The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award, made possible through an educational grant from TD Securities, provides two awards of $1,000 to students entering their first year or continuing their studies at a post-secondary institution.
– Canadian resident under the age of 25
– Enrolled at a post-secondary institution (i.e. entering first year of studies or continuing in current program
– Student has made exceptional contributions to raising food allergy awareness in their own community.
2x $1,000 awards
Instructions on how to apply
-A completed application form
-A 500-1500 word essay describing your efforts to raise awareness and educate others about life-threatening allergies
-Contact information for two references
Deadline to apply: June 10, 2016sabrina shannon memorial award