The Hour-A Day Study Club, is one of the longest running, non-profit, female driven organizations in Canada. Established in 1934, The Hour-A-Day Study Club provides African-Canadian youth, that are descendants of the Underground Railroad, with scholarship funds to help finance their post-secondary education. Each year, students graduating from high school within the Windsor/Essex County community are eligible to apply.

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Jonah Moore

"My name is Jonah Moore. I am a graduate of General Amherst High School. Since graduating, I have been attending St. Clair College pursuing a diploma in Business Administration. I chose the course in Business Administration because I would eventually like to own my own business. I am an active volunteer as I coach at basketball camps, referee soccer games and volunteered with "Stuff the Bus" which is an organization that collects donations of toys, food, and clothes and gives everything away to those in need. Jonah received the Martha C. Elliott-Tolson & George R. Tolson Sr. Bursary"

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Applications open

Underground Railroad and Historically Black Canadian Communities Descended Students graduating from high school in June 2022 and going on to post-secondary education in the fall of 2022. Applications for the Hour-A-Day Study Club Scholarship and Bursaries will beĀ  available online.   Learn More
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