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)

2017/2018 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. 8, 2017 Loran Scholars Foundation awards

The Loran Award Overview (please Read !!)

Nomination packages are available in Student Services and are due to Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn by Wednesday, September 20 at 2:45. Students who do not wish to be nominated can apply to the “direct pool.” Please view their website for more information and deadlines:

Loran Scholar Activity Record (PDF)

Loran Scholar Activity Record (WORD)

October 18, 2017
Website Link http://www.loranscholar.ca/
September 18th, 2017 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 theme. December 1st, 2017
Website Link www.theinterim.com
September 28th, 2017 University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship Program This is a nominated award November 3rd, 2017
Website Link http://future.utoronto.ca/content/national-scholarship-program
September 28th, 2017 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, 2017
Website Link
September 28th, 2017 University of Toronto National Scholarship Program -Open to exceptional students with outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievement-Scholarship covers: tuition and incidental fees for 4 years, first year residence support, renewable monetary award November 3rd, 2017
Website Link Online Application: www.uoft.me/national-scholarship
October 12th, 2017 Queen’s Chancellor’s Award This is the date nomination forms are due in Student Services. See attached for nomination form or pick one up in Student Services beginning Oct. 16. Students must demonstrate considerable leadership experiences, meaningful volunteer work, and have an average of 90% or higher. November 3rd, 2017
Website Link Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship nomination form
October 5th, 2017 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 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and are due Wednesday, November 29 by 2:45. Wednesday, November 29, 2017: Nomination package due

February 22, 2017 Application due

Website Link www.schulichleaders.com
October 19th, 2017 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 25th, 2018
Website Link https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/studentfinance/scholarships/national
Sept.29th, 2017 TD Scholarships for Community Leadership Open to college or university-bound students. Minimum average of 75%. Key criterion is outstanding community leadership. Application, essay, several letters of reference required. November 17, 2017
Website Link www.td.com/scholarships
Oct 20th, 2017 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, 2017
Website Link http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards
Oct 19th, 2017 Ontariocolleges.ca Changing Tomorrow Award
  • Open to college applicants.
  • 200-500 word essay on what students think their tomorrow will look like and how a college education is going to help them turn it into a reality.

25 award recipients will receive $1,500

February 9th, 2017
Website Link
Oct 25th, 2017 Fireside Catholic Publishing Scholarship
  • *This is a nominated award. Please see Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn by Friday, November 3 if you’d like to be nominated. Only 1 nominee per school is permitted.
    • Students must submit an essay (750 words max) on the topic “How is your religious education influencing your life?”
    • Participants must submit a signed Image Release
    • A short biography including post graduate plan is required

    A personal portrait must be submitted

December 4th, 2017
Website Link
Nov 7th, 2017 Young Scholar Award
  • Open to all high school students in Ontario who plan on pursuing post-secondary education
  • Recognizes students who demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities and who have made a significant contribution to their school and community
  • $500
  • Online application
  • 2 reference letters needed, 1 from the school, 1 from the community
  • 4 short answer responses required

Transcript needed

Dec 25th, 2017
Website Link http://www.young-scholar.com/
Nov 13th, 2017 Burger King Scholar Requirements:

  • Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.
  • Must be active in the community: volunteering, sports, clubs, religious organizations
  • Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.
Dec 15th, 2017
Website Link https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/our-history/
Dec 15th, 2017 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 1200 word research essay.

APPLICATION FORM (LINK)

Tuesday January 9th Nomination package due in Student Services

February 14, 2018 Application due

Website Link National Scholarship Program
January 8th, 2018 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”

January 16th, 2018 at 8 pm
Website Link https://steamhorizonawards.ca/
January 15, 2018 Rotary Club of Milton Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
  • The Rotary Club of Milton is now accepting applications for their 2018 Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards.
  • Open to graduating students
  • Volunteer activities must exceed 40 hours
  • Students must demonstrate leadership in their school and/or community.
  • Requirements:

Essay, Resume, 2 references, Transcript

April 3, 2018
Website Link http://www.miltonrotaryclub.com/Stories/scholarship-and-bursaries
January 16, 2018 Canadian Federation of University Women
  • Female high school graduates pursuing university, college, or trade school
  • Must demonstrate excellent academic achievement
  • Outstanding school and community leadership and citizenship qualities
  • To apply: complete application, short essay required, 2 letters of reference needed, transcript
March 31, 2018
Website Link www.cfuwmilton.ca
January 23, 2018 Dr. Ethel Chapman Scholarship and Wellington-Halton District Community College/Trade School Award
  • 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 requiredWellington-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
  • Community Award Application
  • Dr Ethel Chapman Scholarship Application
  • Scholarship Award covering letter
March 31, 2018
Website Link
January 25, 2018 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…
July 1, 2018
Website Link https://www.thecoverguy.com/ca/the-cover-guy-annual-scholarship/
January 29, 2018 Milton Chamber of Commerce
  • $1,000 scholarship to students attending their first year of post-secondary education; 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:
  • Transcript
  • List of achievements you have received in the last three years, academic or otherwise.
  • Describe your school related activities and identify your significant contributions both to school and community.
  • One-page typed essay of 250 words on the following topic: a. Discuss the role of the Chamber of Commerce in our community. What is one of the current roles the Chamber plays that you believe is most important at this time? (marked out of 25)
  • 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.
  • Work related experience since you started high school.
March 31, 2018
Website Link https://www.miltonchamber.ca/about-milton-chamber/scholarship-fund/
February 13, 2018 Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board May 7, 2018
Website Link www.omdreb.on.ca/about/scholarship
February 15, 2018 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
    • APPLICATION (TREB LINK)
May 23, 2018
Website Link http://www.trebhome.com/about_treb/scholarships/index.htm
February 27, 2018 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 @ (http://jeanlumbfoundation.ca/?page_id=5888)
May 22, 2018
Website Link www.jeanlumbfoundation.ca
March 26, 2018 Ontario Aerospace Council
    • High school students entering an aerospace studies program at college or university
    • Four $2,000 scholarships available
    • Essay: 500-700 words
    • Letter of Acceptance into academic institution
    • 2 letters of reference from community members
    • Transcript
    • 75% + average
May 4, 2018
Website Link http://theoac.ca/page/Scholarships2018
April 13, 2018 Meridian Sean Jackson Scholarship
      • For dedicated volunteers or innovative community organizers
      • Entering a post-secondary institution in 2018
      • $10,000

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
May 5, 2018
Website Link https://www.meridiancu.ca/About-Meridian/Community/Sean-Jackson-Scholarship.aspx
April 19, 2018 Kelso Industrial Group Scholarship
  • For Gr. 12 students who plan to attend a Canadian university in the fall
  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Essay required (7 choices given) based on infrastructure issues
  • Online application
June 15, 2018
Website Link www.kelsoindustrial.com
April 23, 2018 HOLY ROSARY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL No. 6777
  • 2 scholarships of $1000.00
  • Applicant must be a registered and practicing member of Holy Rosary Parish, Milton
  • Cover letter and brief essay required.
  • Two letters of reference needed.
May 13th, 2018 (@ 1pm)
Website Link http://www.holyrosaryknights.ca/news-photos
April 30, 2018 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
May 25, 2018 – nomination deadline
Website Link
May 9th, 2018 Professional Engineers of Ontario
  • Engineering Student Entrance Scholarship
  • 3 scholarships valued at $500-$1,000
  • Based on academics, community contributions, extracurricular activities, intention to pursue a career in engineering
May 31st, 2018
Website Link http://www.peo-oakvillechapter.ca/scholarship2018
June 6th, 2018 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
  • 3 recipients will receive $1,000 per year of their studies, up to a maximum of 4 years
June 29th, 2018
Website Link https://www.monsheong.org

 

 

 

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