Girls E-Mentorship 2019-20 Mentee Application
APPLICATION CLOSES FRIDAY, MARCH 29  @  5PM

Dear GEM Applicant
 
Thank you for your interest in the 2019-20 GEM Program. Each year we select a cohort of ambitious young women to be matched with a GEM Mentor and participate in our exclusive GEM events. 
 
To qualify as a mentee, you are required to live within the GTA and be attending high school when the program begins in September, 2019. 
 
We carefully screen each application. Please ensure the information you provide is thorough and correct. 

** APPLICATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL PARENTAL WAIVER ON PG 2 IS FILLED OUT. 
 
 
 
 

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* 1. Your Information

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* 2. Date of Birth

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* 3. School Name

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* 4. School Address

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* 7. Do you live in a single parent home?

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* 9. What are your parent(s)/guardian(s) current job title(s)?

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* 10. What do you identify as? Check all boxes that apply to you

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* 11. How do you describe your race or ethnic group? Check all boxes that apply.

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* 12. Do you have a disability? According to Stats Canada, disability is defined as a long term physical, mental, emotional/psychiatric or learning disability.

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* 13. If yes to above, choose all that apply.

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* 14. What career fields interest you the most? (rank with 1 being most interested)

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* 15. What is your dream career?

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* 16. What subjects do you enjoy the most?

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* 17. What subjects do you find most challenging?

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* 18. Please identify any academic or extra- circular programs you will be participating in next year? (TOPS, BSAP, student council, clubs, sports, arts/music etc.)

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* 19. What are your career or educational goals?

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* 20. Choose three words that best describe you

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* 21. What are your hobbies?

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* 22. GEM provides tools and support to develop future female leaders. We believe that growth is possible through direct access to successful mentors and career/leadership development events. The program is fully funded and designed to inspire and empower ambitious, diverse, young women who may lack resources and face barriers.

Please identify any barriers or obstacles that are in the way of your dreams/goals

Do you feel you face any of the following barriers?

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* 23. What are you hoping to get out of this opportunity at GEM? 

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* 24. Our program runs from September 2019 - June 2020. Acceptance into this program is competitive and requires a nine-month commitment. Are you willing to commit to the following;

- Communicating online (skype, text, email, etc.) 1x per week with your Mentor

- Meet 1x per month in person with your Mentor

- Attend 5 GEMinar workshops, hosted by corporate sponsors in the downtown core (Note: GEMinars are hosted after school or on weekends. A calendar of events will be provided at the start of the program)

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