Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries

The Scholarship Report

Student Services subscribes to an online resource, “The Scholarship Report,” that contains a wealth of information regarding scholarships, awards, and bursaries. A hard copy is available for perusal in the Scholarship Binder in Student Services.

Any new Scholarship/Bursary/Awards information received throughout the year will be handled as follows:

  • Information will be conveyed during morning announcements.
  • The website will be updated.
  • Photocopies of scholarship information received via Canada Post will be placed in the scholarship binder.
  • Click here for information on numerous selected scholarships and awards. These scholarships have been sorted based on criteria for ease of research

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Key websites to access for information:

  • ScholarshipsCanada.com. Fill in your profile and be matched to scholarships in their database
  • OSAP – estimate how much money you will be eligible for through OSAP
  • Use Aeroplan or TD Points from the Travel Rewards Program to  help pay for your education through HigherEdPoints
  • Scholarship-grants.org – various listings of college, university and institutional scholarships sorted into various groupings such as:
    top ranking universities, categories i.e. high school seniors, women, etc.), by deadline, by province
  • findmyscholarships.com – created by students for students.  Their goal is to help all Canadian Students find external scholarships in Canada.
  • dosomething.org – The “dosomething” website listed has a particular emphasis on social justice and related causes, as opposed to academics.
  • http://www.canlearn.ca/ Government of Canada Student Financial Assistance homepage
  • Scholartree.ca – 100% free to students, where scholarships are updated everyday

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  • einfo – links to individual university scholarships/awards/bursaries available for Ontario
  • yconic.com – links and information on numerous scholarships (this is the site for studentawards.com)

2018/2019 Scholarship, Bursary, Award information

If you are applying for any scholarships/bursaries listed below, please inform Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn.

 

Date School Received Information

Name of Scholarship Important Information

Deadline

Sept 10, 2018 Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs Offers financial assistance to students in need who show integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Student must be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Student must be graduating in the spring/summer and attending a bachelor program next fall. Minimum average of 65% required. Online registration required.  October 25, 2018
Website Link  http://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/
Sept 10, 2018

 Loran Scholars Foundation

Based on character, service, and leadership.

Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000. Each Loran Award includes:

  • An annual stipend of $10,000
  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings

Nomination packages are available in Student Services and are due to Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn by Wednesday, September 26 at 2:45. Students who do not wish to be sponsored can apply to the “direct pool” (deadline October 24th). Please view their website for more information and online application:

 October 17, 2018
Website Link  http://www.loranscholar.ca/
Sept 21, 2018

Father Ted Colleton

There are 3 monetary prizes and they are open to any senior level student. Applicants are required to write a 1500 word essay on a specific pro-life theme.  December 3rd, 2018
Website Link www.theinterim.com
Sept 26, 2018

Carleton University Bachelor of Humanities High School Essay Contest

-Open to all high school students!

-Winner – $500; Runner-up – $250

-Write an essay on the following question: Does Truth Matter?

-1000 word maximum

March 1st,  2019
Website Link https://carleton.ca/bhum/2018/essay-contest-2019
Sept 28, 2018

University of Toronto National Scholarship Program

Open to all interested students planning on beginning university in September 2019

-Selection is based on superior academic performance, original and creative thought, exceptional extra-curricular achievement in a broad context

-Covers tuition, incidental, and residence fees for 4 years of undergraduate study

November 1st,  2018
Website Link http://www.uoft.me/national-scholarship
Sept 28, 2018 Bachelor of Humanities High School Essay Contest; Carleton University -$500 winner award; $250 runner-up

-Open to all high school and CEGEP students

-1000 word (max) essay on the topic “Is the unexamined life not worth living?”

January 15th,  2019
Website Link https://carleton.ca/bhum/2017/essay-contest-2018/
October 3, 2018 Schulich Leader Scholarships Student must be nominated; 1 nomination per school. For students enrolling in STEM programs at a partner university. Nominees must meet 2 of the 3 criteria: 1) Academic Excellence 2) Leadership 3) Financial Need. *Note: Nominees must not be planning a career as a medical practitioner. Application packages will be available in Student Services as of Wednesday, October 2nd, 2018 and are due Friday, November 30 by 2:45.

Schulich Leader Nominee Application 20182019

Wednesday, November 30, 2018: Nomination package due

February 20, 2019 Application due

Website Link www.schulichleaders.com
October 4, 2018 University of Guelph National Scholarship Program  12 scholarships valued at $42,000 each. Recognizes academic excellence, innovation, community and school engagement, and leadership. Students must have a minimum 90% average to apply. Application consists of:

-online portion

-letter from student applicant

-listing of school and community engagement and leadership

-2 letters of reference

January 25, 2019
Website Link https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/studentfinance/scholarships/national
October 12, 2018 Queen’s Chancellor’s Award This is the date nomination forms are due in Student Services. BR can nominate a maximum of 2 students. See attached for nomination form or pick one up in Student Services beginning Oct. 15. Students must demonstrate considerable leadership experiences, meaningful volunteer work, and have an average of 90% or higher.

Nomination Form – Chancellor 2018

November 2nd, 2018 (Application is due in Student Services)
Website Link http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards
October 19, 2018 Queen’s Major Admissions Awards Students with a 90% or higher average may apply. Must be highly creative and an original thinker who displays strong leadership qualities. December 1st, 2018
Website Link http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards
October 18, 2018 TD Scholarships for Community Leadership Open to college or university-bound students. Minimum average of 75%. Key criterion is outstanding community leadership – students who have made a difference in their community. Application, essay, several letters of reference required. November 16th, 2018
Website Link https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/solutions/student-banking/community-leadership-scholarship-for-canadians/
November 26, 2018 Western National Scholarship Program
  • Student must be nominated and we can nominate up to 4 individuals. Nomination packages are available in Student Services. Please see Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn if you are applying to be nominated.
  • 90% minimum overall average on Gr. 12 U/M courses.
  • “National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates who demonstrate ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning. National Scholarships also recognize exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities such as the arts and athletics. A special emphasis is placed on a candidate’s commitment to community service through ongoing contributions to school and community life.”
  • Note that there is an extensive application package for these awards. As part of the package, students are required to write a 1000-1250 word research essay.
  • Western National Scholarships pre-screening scholarship form
Tuesday January 8th, 2:45 pm,  2019 Nomination package due in Student Services

 February 14, 2019 Application due

Website Link western-national-scholarship-link
January 9th, 2019 STEAM Horizon Awards
  • For students who promote positive changes in their community using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math
  • $25,000 prize for post-secondary education

Online application consisting of: application form, video, letter of support, transcript, signed “terms and conditions”

Tuesday January 16th, 2019
Website Link
Jan 21st, 2019 Dr. Ethel Chapman Scholarship and Wellington-Halton District Community Dr. Ethel Chapman Scholarship: open to graduating males and females going to university; $750.00; 350-500 word essay required; community leader recommendation and application required

Wellington-Halton District Community College/Trade School Award: for a student going to a community college or trade school; $500.00; synopsis of goals and plans required; community leader recommendation and application required

March 31st, 2019
Website Link
Jan 24st, 2019 Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
  • One of 4 $2,500 scholarships
  • Complete a written or video essay on a specific topic provided by the scholarship committee (choice available)
  • Reference letters (2) required.
  • Transcript
  • Application
  • Proof of acceptance into a post-secondary institution
May 7, 2019 by 4:30pm
Website Link www.omdreb.on.ca/
January 30th, 2019 RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program
  • Selection based on personal and academic achievement and financial need
  • Open to: Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Metis students
  • Up to $4,000 per academic year for 2-4 years
February 29th, 2019
Website Link www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
January 30th, 2019 Jean Lumb Foundation
  • High school students of Chinese heritage
  • Open to students in Grades 9-12
  • Seven award categories valued at $1,000 each
  • Excellence in academics, athletics, arts, community services, dignity of life, defense of the environment, and innovation
  • Reference letters (2) needed
  • Online application
May 20th, 2019
Website Link www.jeanlumbfoundation.ca
March 22, 2019 Toronto Real Estate Board
  • 2 x $5000 scholarship
  • 2 x $2500 scholarship
  • Open to Gr. 12 students pursuing post-secondary education after graduation
  • Applicants must possess a range of leadership qualities and community involvement
  • Requirements:

-application, essay on a GTA housing related topic, resume, references

February 25, 2019
Website Link http://www.trebhome.com/about_treb/scholarships/index.htm
February 25th, 2019 Canadian Hearing Society CHS: Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship Program

  • $3,000
  • Deaf and hard of hearing students
  • 17 yrs. or older
  • Must be pursuing academic or training programs inside or outside of Canada
  • Essay or video requirement
  • Community involvement
  • Two reference letters
May 20th, 2019, 4 P.M.
Website Link www.chs.ca/scholarships
March 20th, 2019 Milton Chamber of Commerce
  • Six $1,000 scholarships awarded to Milton students attending their first year of post-secondary education; 3 categories: one for a student from each Milton high school, one for a high school student registered in an Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program and one for a child of a Chamber member.
  • Students must exhibit:  Academic Achievement  Community, school and business involvement  Leadership
  • Requirements:
  • 1. Transcript
  • 2. List of achievements you have received in the last three years, academic or otherwise.
  • 3. Describe your school related activities and identify your significant contributions both to school and community.    
  • 4. One-page typed essay of 250 words on the following topic: Discuss the role of the Chamber of Commerce in our community.
  • 5. Two letters of endorsement provided by non-related parties (teacher, community leader, counsellor, etc.) which support your academic/extra-curricular achievement and community/volunteer work.  
  • 6. Work related experience since you started high school.
March 29th, 2019 *Deadline may be extended if application is in progress
Website Link https://www.miltonchamber.ca/about-milton-chamber/scholarship-fund/
March 20th, 2019 Meridian Sean Jackson Scholarship Required documents:

  • Official Transcripts (most recent)
  • Letter of Recommendation from school (signed)
  • Letter of Recommendation from community group (signed)
  • Proof of post-secondary education acceptance
April 30th, 2019
Website Link https://www.meridiancu.ca/About-Meridian/Community/Sean-Jackson-Scholarship.aspx
March 20th, 2019 Mon Sheong Golden Jubilee Scholarship
  • Must excel academically and aspire to make a difference in your community or globally
  • 80%+ Gr. 12 average
  • Attending university or college in the fall
  • 2 recipients will receive $1,000 per year of their studies, up to a maximum of 4 years
  • 500 word essay, reference letter, report cards
July 7th,
Website Link https://www.monsheong.org/what-we-do/golden-jubilee-scholarship/
Mar. 25, 2019 The Cover Guy
  • $500
  • Student must be enrolled in a program at a university, college or trade school in Canada or the United States
  • The applicant must submit an article consisting of 500-1000 words about his/her experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc…
  • See the website for more information:
July 1st, 2019
Website Link https://www.thecoverguy.com/ca/the-cover-guy-annual-scholarship/
Apr 5th, 2019 Port Nelson Youth Award
  • Graduating students who have demonstrated school/community leadership
  • Promoted inclusivity
  • Leadership roles: gay-straight alliance, persons with disabilities, intercultural events/initiatives, volunteer work with seniors
  • Application: personal letter, 2 reference letters
May 1st, 2019
Website Link http://www.portnelsonunitedchurch.com/pdf/Port-Nelson-United-Church-Youth-Award-Brochure.pdf
Apr 11th, 2019 Rotary Club Youth Scholarship
  • 2 x $1,000
  • 12 students who excel in their academic, extra-curricular, and community leadership
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • 2 references
April 26th, 2019
Website Link https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/scholarships
Apr 18th, 2019 Chris Hadfield Bursary Award
  • This is a nominated award. Please pick up a nomination form from Student Services.
  • Criteria: excel academically, especially in Sciences and English; athletic excellence; respected by peers and staff
  • School Nomination Form for Chris Hadfield Bursary
May 15, 2019 – nomination deadline

June 1st submission deadline

Website Link
Apr 23rd, 2019 Retired Teachers of Ontario Academic Spirit Award
  • $1,000
  • Awarded to a student who has overcome academic or personal obstacles
  • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary university, college, or apprenticeship program
  • Demonstrates good academic performance
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to studies, service to other
  • Application form, 2 support letters, student letter, transcript, proof of acceptance into program
May 15, 2019
Website Link https://district15.rto-ero.org/news/awards-and-scholarships

 

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