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Scholarships by Month

Last updated on Tuesday, October 03, 2017.

The following scholarships are listed by due date. Some scholarship details can change over time, we attempt to keep all details up to date, but students must check out all details regularly to ensure this information is accurate for the current application session.

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September and October

Scholarship Name

Description and Due Date

Award Value

The Loran Award Who May Apply?
The Loran Awards are available for undergraduate study at specific universities only. Check the website to determine if you would be eligible BEFORE you decide to apply for this award. Loran Award holders must meet university and program admission requirements.  There are 2 ways to apply:

  1. Students who wish to apply as a “SCHOOL SPONSORED APPLICANT” must submit their completed application to Mr. Nicholson by Monday, October 2, 2017 at 3:00pm.  (Schools can select up to 3 sponsored applicants only.)  The Scholarship Selection Committee will select ALL sponsored applicants and inform those who have applied in a timely manner of their decision.
  2. Students who are applying as a “DIRECT POOL APPLICANT” can complete all forms themselves and request additional information directly from their guidance counsellor.

When to Apply?

  1. If you wish to be a school sponsored applicant, ALL application materials must be submitted to Mr. Nicholson by 3:00pm on Monday, October 2, 2017.  (completed applications for school sponsored applications must be received by the Loran Awards Committee by October 18, 2017 at 8:00pm).
  2. If you wish to apply as a DIRECT POOL APPLICANT, your completed application package must be received by October 25, 2017 at 8:00pm.

NOTE: The FULL Loran Scholarship is only available to students applying to Partner Universities.  Provincial and Finalist Awards are open to students attending any public university in Canada.

Tuition and expenses for up to 4 years $3,000 one time award for finalists $2,000 one time award for semi finalists
Blyth Cambridge Trust Scholarships

Who May Apply?


Students must be a full IB Diploma student or have 3 higher level courses, be in the top 2% of their class, and demonstrate financial need.  Students must also be Canadian Citizens/permanent residents, show academic excellence, intellectual depth, and personal integrity.

When to Apply?


Application opens June 1 and closes October 19.  Students must also complete their UCAS application by October 15th.

admission to Cambridge University also includes:tuition, travel costs, and living allowance for 3 years is provided
University of Toronto National Scholarship Program

Who May Apply?


This National Scholarship Program recognizes students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. They excel in academic pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities. Students must be Canadian citizens and permanent residents intending to begin university study in September 2018.  There are 2 ways to apply to this scholarship program:

  1. School Sponsored Applicant:  Each school may only nominate one student. Interested students must complete the application package and hand it in to Mr. Nicholson in Guidance by October 14, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
  2. Direct Pool Applicant:  Students may apply to this Scholarship Program as Direct Applicant if they are not selected as the school sponsored applicant.

When to Apply?

The University of Toronto’s deadline for nominated and direct pool application submissions is November 3, 2017.

 U of T offers avariety of scholarship opportunities
including $5,000 in the first year $1,500 in the following years
Horatio Alger Ontario Scholarship Who May Apply?

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record. 
When to Apply?
Application due date is October 25.

$5,000
Scotiabank National Scholarship Who May Apply?
Students who are at least 16 years old and who will be registered full time at a Canadian post-secondary institution.

When to Apply?
Deadline is November 7, 2017 at 3:00pm.
a total of $80,000 will be awarded to students
Fund Your Future Scotiabank Contest Who May Apply?
Check out the many ways Scotiabank can help fund post secondary education.
several prizes and awards available
4H Scholarships Who May Apply?
Current 4H members who are planning to attend a Canadian University – please check out the numerous scholarship and bursary opportunities available.
When to Apply?

Deadlines vary depending on the award – deadlines range from late October to late November.
various award amounts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scholarship Name

Description and Due Date

Award Value

CIBC Scholarship Programs Who May Apply?
CIBC offers a number of scholarships at a variety of colleges and universities across Canada.
When to Apply?
Individual scholarships vary.
Individual scholarships vary in amount.
Royal Bank Scholarship Program Who May Apply?
The Royal Bank has a number of undergraduate and other degree scholarships.

When to Apply?
Deadlines are different for each scholarship.  Some deadlines are in November.
Amounts vary
Queen’s University-Major Admission Awards Who May Apply?
Applicants who demonstrate creative and original thinking, involvement in school or community activities, and proven leadership qualities can apply for a Major Admission Award when entering Queens University. Financial need is also a consideration for some of Queens major entrance awards.  NOTE: All Major Admissions Awards (MAA) can be applied to from the same application.  Applications will be forwarded through the student’s SOLUS account.  Students MUST apply to Queen’s University by November 15 to ensure they have their SOLUS account activated to submit MAA applications.

  1. The Chancellor’s Scholarship requires a nomination and a MAA application.  Students who wish to be nominated for the Chancellor’s Scholarship must complete the practice Major  Admission Awards application and submit it to Mr. Nicholson in Student Services by November 10, 2017 at 3:00pm.Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship – Practice MAA Application
  2. QuARMS – Queen’s Accelerated Route to Medical School:  Students wishing to gain the nomination for this MUST also be a Chancellor’s Scholarship nominee.  Any students wishing to be the QuARMS nominee must also apply to be a Chancellor’s Scholarship candidate and follow the same deadline requirements.

When to Apply?

Students wishing to apply for ANY Major Admissions Award MUST apply to Queen’s University through OUAC by November 15 to ensure their SOLUS account is activated.Students will apply to ALL Queen’s major Admission Awards through their SOLUS accounts by December 1.

various amounts including the Chancellor’s Award valued at $36,000 total other entrance scholarship possibilities are $9,000 – $15,000 per year
OSSTF Student Achievement Awards in Honour of Marion Drysdale Who May Apply?
There are several categories of awards available for students.

When to Apply?
Students are requested to present their work to sponsoring teacher by November 17, 2017 – deadline may be flexible. All pieces must be submitted by the school to the local district office by December 4, 2017 for evaluation.
$1,000
The TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership

Who May Apply?


This scholarship is for students who have demonstrated outstanding community involvement, and have a minimum average of 75%. Personal circumstances and/or challenges are considered as part of the application process. Students must be in their final year of high school.

When to Apply?


Application deadline, all applications and supporting documents are to be received by November 17, 2017.

Up to $10,000 per year tuition and $7,500 per year in living expenses

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Scholarship Name

Description and Due Date

Award Value

The Violet Richardson Award Who May Apply?
Young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who demonstrate initiative in identifying a problem and try to solve it. Award recipients are caring, compassionate and committed to making the world a better place. These applicants also have significant and noteworthy contributions as volunteers in their community. This award is sponsored by the Soroptomist International of the Americas.
When to Apply?

Deadline for application is December 1.
$1,000
 Burger King McLamore Foundation

 Who May Apply?


Graduating High School students living in Canada can apply to receive this scholarship award.  Students must register for full time studies in a 2 year college, or 4 year college/university program.

When to Apply?


Application deadline is December 15.

 $1,000
University of Alberta – Entrance Leadership Scholarship Competition Who May Apply?
A variety of scholarships are available for students who plan to attend the University of Alberta. Applications for scholarship competitions are available starting in October.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is December 15 for some awards.
up to $20,000
JEFF DICKINS AWARD Who May Apply?
This awards is for students in grade 12 from the Hamilton school board who will be attending a post-secondary institution. This award is given to a high school student who demonstrates a commitment to athletic participation, while maintaining a high academic standard and was involved in the community.  Jeff Dickins Award Nomination Form– email the completed nomination form to kaitken@thespec.com
When to Apply?

Nomination MUST be received by January. (check for updated due date)
The award is a specially designed plaque and a monetary reward from the Jeff Dickens Memorial Bursary

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Scholarship Name

Description and Due Date

Award Value

Schulich Leader Scholarships Who May Apply?
Schulich Leader Nominees are selected by the High Schools from graduating students who are intending to study STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects in a participating university. The student must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and possess at least two of the three following attributes:
1.
Exceptionally high academic grades
2.
Demonstrated leadership in school life and community life, or provided evidence of entrepreneurial talent (Schulich Leader Nominees must provide two written references, at least one must be academic)
3.
Financial need
Students requesting a nomination MUST complete the nomination form and submit it to Mr. Nicholson by January 12, 2018.  The final school nominee will be selected by the school’s Scholarship Committee.
Complete the Schulich Leader Scholarship Nomination Application 2018
When to Apply?
Schools must submit their nominated candidate by February 1, 2018. Nominees will receive an application log in to complete their application by February 22, 2018.  
25 awards will be distributed from a total of  $60,000
Carleton University – Bachelor of Humanities High School Essay Contest

Who May Apply?

All High School students may apply.

When to Apply?

Contest deadline is January 15.

$500.00 prize will be awarded
University of Guelph – President’s and Chancellor’s Scholarships Who May Apply?
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada entering first year of any degree program at the University of Guelph. The Lincoln Alexander Chancellor’s Scholarship specifically applies to an Aboriginal person of Canada, a person with a disability, or a member of a visible minority. Pamella Wallin’s Chancellor’s Scholarship requires superior leadership and interest in international relations and development. The President’s Scholarships recognize students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and demonstrate the potential to become leaders in society. Students must achieve a minimum of 90% academic average for eligibility.

When to Apply?
Deadline is January 25.
-12 scholarships of $40,000 over 4 years

-including a research assistant position and mentorship

Engineers Canada Awards Who May Apply?
The Gold Medal Student Award is for outstanding leadership, contributions to society, and volunteerism by an undergraduate engineering student.
Gold Medal Student Award – Terms of Reference
When to Apply?
Nominations must be received by January.
 
Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme Who May Apply?
Applicants must Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, be 18 years old by January 31 and must be enrolling in a full time pst secondary program.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is January 31.
one award of $1,000one or more awards of $750
Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Scholarship and Citizenship Award Who May Apply?
Applicants must be a Canadian resident who is pursuing post-secondary education and meet the service and financial criteria. Successful applicants will have demonstrated extensive volunteer and community service and commitment to humanitarian causes.

When to Apply?
Application Deadline is January.
minimum of $1,000 per scholarship
Kidsfest Pathway of Hope Scholarship Program Who May Apply?
Students must be in their last year of High school and will be attending a Canadian University or College.
When to Apply?
All application material must be postmarked by January 31.
amount varies

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Scholarship Name Description and Due Date Award Value
Western University National Scholarship Program Who May Apply?
Recipients of these scholarships are evaluated based on outstanding academic performance, an ability to demonstrate creativity and innovative thought, and a passion for the pursuit of learning. Students will also be considered for their exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities, including the arts and athletics with a special emphasis placed on the candidate’s commitment to community service. Recipients must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and have obtained a minimum of 90% academic average. 

  1. ONLY 4 applicants can be nominated from this school for these awards.  All interested students MUST submit a completed Nomination Form and Reference Letters to Mr. Nicholson in Guidance to be considered for this scholarship by January 11, 2018.
  2. Nomination Form will be available shortly.


When to Apply?
Interested students MUST complete the Nomination Form and return it to Mr. Nicholson in Guidance by January 11, 2018.
Application deadline is February  – exact date not available yet.

 awards range from $2,000 for one year to $65,000 for four years
Kin Canada Bursaries Who May Apply?
Students must be planning to attend a post secondary institution next year. Recipients will demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship. Criteria of winners includes community and volunteer involvement, financial need and knowledge of KIN Canada.
When to Apply?

Application forms must be submitted to the local KIN, Kinette, or Kinsman Club nearest the student by February 1.
$1,000
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program Who May Apply?
Award recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. They must be graduating secondary school students or students studying towards a first undergraduate degree or diploma at a Canadian college or university. Awards will be based on the students’ dedication to humanitarian ideals, their courage in overcoming obstacles, their participation in sport, fitness and community services, and their academic standing.
When to Apply?
deadline is February 1.
up to $7,000 per year this may be renewable
Top 20 Under 20 Who May Apply?
Applicants must demonstrate a record of innovation, leadership, and achievement, of meeting personal challenges, and of making a difference in the school or the larger community. The student applying must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who is pursuing a post-secondary program. Applicants must be under the age of 20 as of December 31.When to Apply?
Applications are due by February 15, 2015.
Huron at Western University Hellmuth Scholarship Program Who May Apply?
Recipients normally have a midterm average of 90% or higher and have outstanding achievement in volunteer/community service, athletics, the arts, and/or student life.  This award is separate from Western’s National Scholarship Program.When to Apply?
Deadline is February 20, 2015
$30,000 over 4 years
Shad Valley Alumni Award Who May Apply?
This award is for outstanding Shad Valley Alumni who are entering first year engineering directly from high school.  Students must have completed their Shad program at the time of application. When to Apply?
Application deadline may vary depending on the university you are applying to.
Award can vary depending on the university you apply to.
RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program Who May Apply?
This scholarship is intended to support Aboriginal students who have at least 2 years left in their post-secondray studies.  Scholarships are based on personal and academic achievements.  Non-status Indians, Inuit, and Metis are welcome to apply.When to Apply?
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2015
$4,000 per year

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Scholarship Name Description and Due Date Award Value
Shad Valley Alumni Award Who May Apply?
This award is for outstanding Shad Valley Alumni who are entering first year engineering directly from high school.  Students must have completed their Shad program at the time of application.  Only some universities offer this award.When to Apply?
Application deadline may vary depending on the university you are applying to.
this can vary depending on the university you apply to
Hatch Entrance Scholarship – McMaster Engineering Who May Apply?
Students graduating or in their final year of secondary school may apply. Students will be evaluated on their final admission average (94%+), their leadership experiences, and their community involvement.When to Apply?Application deadline is April 5, 2016.
$12,000 per year for 4 years

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Scholarship Name Description and Due Date Amount
Gaspard – Keep Canada Green Contest Who May Apply?
All students are welcome to enter the contest.

When to Apply?
Contest closes April 8, 2016.
1 top prize of $2,50010 prizes of $1,000
Laurentian University Scholarship program Who May Apply?
Several scholarships are available to students including – the Leadership Award.  To be eligible, students must present a minimum of 75% on 6 best 4 U/M courses, including required courses for his or her program, have made a significant contribution to his or her school and community, have demonstrated leadership qualities.
When to Apply?
Check the Laurentian University website for application deadlines.
amounts vary
Max Rotman Humanitarian Youth Awards Who May Apply?
Students must be in grade 11 or 12. The award recognizes outstanding student leaders in our community. Award winners will conduct themselves in a manner bringing honour to their community, family and self and are dedicated to serving the needs of the community. They must have the potential of becoming future leaders within their community. Nominations for this award are limited to 5. Students interested in this award MUST see Mr. Nicholson in Guidance by April 15th.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is April 30, 2015
 
Aird Scholarship Who May Apply?
This scholarship is intended to help students with physical disabilities to study full time at a recognized Ontario post secondary institution. The scholarship is granted each year to 2 applicants who demonstrate scholastic achievement, motivation, and initiative.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is April 30.
$2,500
“Whipper” Billy Watson Education Bursary Who May Apply?
This bursary assists students with disabilities to attend full time study at an Ontario College. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Successful applicants must have a physical disability which severly restricts physical activities, has demonstrated leadership and community service, and has participated in extra-curricular activities.When to Apply?
Application deadline is April 30.
each successful applicant will receive $2,000
OSSTF Federation Family Bursary Who May Apply?
Applicants must be a child or ward of a member of OSSTF in good standing who is applying to a publicly funded college or university, or an apprenticeship program. Applicants must have a proven record of involvement/leadership in the school and community. They must show leadership and interest in the community, labour, union, or other social issues.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is April 30.
ten awards of $1,500
Ontario Hockey Federation Bursary Who May Apply?
Applicants must have been registered participants with at least 3 years in the OHF, have registered with the OHF during his/her application season, be in good standing with the OHF, be enrolling in a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada, and have a clear academic status.

When to Apply?
Application deadline is April 30.
 
Ontario Hostelry Institute College Entrance Awards Who May Apply?
Applicants must Canadian citizens/permanent residents. They must be in their final year of high school and MUST enroll in an Ontario Community College in a diploma program (min 2 years) in one of the following areas of study:
Culinary, Food & Beverage, Hotel, Hospitality, Tourism & Resort.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is April 30.
amounts vary depending on the award applied to
Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program Who May Apply?
This scholarship is open to Canadian citizens with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus who are residing in Ontario. The award is to assist students with this condition to pursue higher education with the ultimate goal of obtaining a degree, diploma, or graduate certificate. Students must be attending an accredited university or college, technical or trade school, or career institute or school of business.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is the last business day of April each year.
 

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Scholarship Name Description and Due Date Amount
ORBA – Civil Engineering Scholarships Who May Apply?
ORBA scholarships are presented annually to two high school and two post-secondary students who are enrolled in a civil engineering program at an Ontario university or a civil technology or technician program at an Ontario college. The recipients are recognized at ORBA’s annual Convention
College ApplicantsUniversity ApplicantsWhen to Apply?
Application deadline is May 31.
Each Award is valued at $2,000
 CARSO Anthony DiLena Pathways Award Who May Apply?
Five pathway awards will be given each year. Students must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  1. succeeded in school despite overcoming personal obstacles
  2. succeeded in school despite having to cope with bullying and/or violence
  3. succeeded in school despite being socioeconomically disadvantaged
  4. succeeded in school despite having to manage a mental health issue
  5. succeeded in school despite having to manage academic challenges

Students must be nominated by a teacher or guidance counsellor. All nomination must be signed by the principal of the high school.

When to Apply?
Nominations must be received by email – May

Each award is worth $500
2014 Monsanto Canada Opportunity Scholarship Program Who May Apply?
This award is for Canadian high school students from a family farming operation who plan to enter first year post-secondary education in agriculture. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and community involvement in their local community.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is May 
$1,500

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Scholarship Name Description and Due Date Amount

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Program

Who May Apply?
One scholarship will be granted to a grade 12 Ontario student who aspires to have a career in medicine or health science and is attending a university.  Recipients will be evaluated on academic excellence, leadership, collaboration, raising social awareness of issues, and a high quality of personal traits.  Applicants will also be evaluated on previous awards, extra-curricular activities and community service.When to Apply?
Application deadline is June 10.
 $1,000 each year for 4 years
Fraser Institute Student Scholarship Who May Apply?
Graduating students who are attending CEAB university of college program next year can apply. Awards will be granted based on community involvement, extracurricular activities, competitions and the student’s intent on pursuing a career in engineering. Students must submit an essay as part of the application.When to Apply?
Application deadline is June 30.
3 potential awards including one for $1,000
Dumfries Mutual Insurance Scholarship Who May Apply?
Applicants must provide proof of registration in an accredited post-secondary program and they must be entering their 1st year of post-secondary education in the fall after graduatiing high school.
When to Apply?
Application deadline is July 31. 
 5 awards of $500.00
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