Students

Undergraduate Students 2016-2017 can choose to participate in either One-On-One Mentorship program or Virtual Mentorship program.

One-On-One Mentorship

Eligibility

  • Be accepted into one of the universities listed below to begin studies in September 2016. There will be very limited spots available for 2nd year university students.
  • Students attending college programs, university-college joint programs or students who have already been accepted into a healthcare professional program are not eligible.
  • Preference will be given to individuals  who:  are the first in their family to attend a post-secondary institution, have low socioeconomic status or belong to rural, Aboriginal or Black communities.
  • Demonstrate a desire to participate in the program and be willing to abide by all Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring policies and procedures.
  • If under the age of majority, be able to obtain parental/guardian permission.
  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program (September to September).

Universities participating in the Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring program:

McMaster University, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brock University, University of Toronto – St. George, Ryerson University, University of Toronto - Mississauga, University of Western Ontario, University of Windsor, Laurentian University, Lakehead University, Queen’s University, University of Ottawa and CarletonUniversity.

Application

First year university students who wish to be considered for Altitude must complete the online Mentee Application Form by October 1st, 2017.

Application Tips

  • You can save your unfinished form by clicking “Resume later” in the bottom left hand corner.
  • In response to the questions, please use specific examples rather than general statements.
  • Be honest. Any falsified information will result in the withdrawal of your application.
  • Start early. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Virtual Mentorship

Eligibility

  • Be accepted into any Ontario university to being studies in September 2016. There will be very limited spots available for 2nd year university students.
  • Students attending college programs, university-college joint programs or students who have already been accepted into a healthcare professional program are not eligible.
  • Preference will be given to individuals  who:  are the first in their family to attend a post-secondary institution, have low socioeconomic status or belong to rural, Aboriginal or Black communities.
  • Demonstrate a desire to participate in the program and be willing to abide by all Altitude: Healthcare Mentoring policies and procedures.
  • If under the age of majority, be able to obtain parental/guardian permission.
  • Agree to a one-year commitment to the program (October 2017 – April 2018).

Application

First year university students who wish to be considered for Altitude Virtual Mentorship must complete the online Mentee Application Form. Application opens October 1st 2017.

Application Tips

  • You can save your unfinished form by clicking “Resume later” in the bottom left hand corner.
  • In response to the questions, please use specific examples rather than general statements.
  • Be honest. Any falsified information will result in the withdrawal of your application.
  • Start early. Late applications will not be accepted.