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The Drainage Superintendents Association of Ontario (DSAO) represents municipalities across Ontario in promoting and maintaining Municipal Drains primarily as they relate to the proper and efficient drainage of agricultural lands in the province. Chapter 5, Niagara Region of the DSAO includes representatives from municipalities, agencies and engineering and environmental firms within the Regional Municipality of Niagara, Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Brant County, the City of Hamilton and Halton Region. Since 1995, Chapter 5, Niagara Region has provided bursaries for programs ranging from veterinarian studies, environmental studies and agricultural business administration to cool climate oenology and viticulture.

The Ralph Bradley Memorial Bursary, valued at $1000.00, is awarded to a student from a municipality within the Chapter 5 area who will be furthering his/her education in an agricultural or water management related course. Information about the bursary is sent to the Boards of Education in the Chapter 5 area for distribution to the secondary schools within their jurisdiction, as well as other organizations and the local media. Students graduating in 2022 from a secondary school within the area of DSAO Chapter 5 are encouraged to contact the guidance department of their school and to request the guidelines and application form for the Ralph Bradley Memorial Bursary.

Students graduating in 2022 from a secondary school within the area of DSAO Chapter 5 are also encouraged to visit the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake website for information about the Ralph Bradley Memorial Bursary. The link is https://notl.org/content/irrigation-drainage.  Scroll down to Ralph Bradley Memorial Bursary for information about the Bursary, and click on Application to access the Guidelines and Application Form

Allied Van Lines Scholarship 2022
Deadline: December, 15 2022

At Allied Van Lines, we are committed to improving the future of up and coming logistics and business professionals across Canada and North America. We believe that education is significant and we place that belief into our core operating philosophy, everything from our standard practices, to our way of living. We are proud to be offering qualifying Canadian students and chance to apply for our new scholarship, which is intended for students across the areas of business, logistics, and similar fields. Four qualified candidates will be selected to receive an award amount of $1,000 each.

Application Requirements:
Complete all required sections of our application form.
Be sure to attach the following documents to your application form:
Copy of your most recent transcripts.
Some verification of enrollment at your college.
Your Essay.

Total award – $4,000; Number of awards given – 4.
Maximum award – $1,000 per winner.

Click here for more information about this opportunity.

Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship:
Central West Region, 2021-22 School Year

Deadline:  May 20, 2022

Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) Central West Region is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the third and final year of the Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship (PPAN). This scholarship is being awarded in the amount of $1,000 to one recipient in the OPSBA Central West Region for three school years – 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22. Scholarship recipients are students of strong character, leadership skills and potential, who care deeply about their communities and furthering their own learning.

Eligible school boards in the Central West Region are:

      • District School Board of Niagara
      • Grand Erie District School Board
      • Halton District School Board
      • Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
      • KidsAbility School Authority
      • Niagara Children’s Centre School Authority
      • Peel District School Board
      • Upper Grand District School Board
      • Waterloo Region District School Board

Who Can Apply? Eligible Students must be:

      • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident
      • In good standing academically and non-academically with their secondary school
      • Entering a post-secondary program within Ontario in 2021
      • Graduating from a secondary school within one of the eligible school boards or school authorities in the Central West Region.

Selection Criteria will consider, but is not limited to:

      • Academic achievement and/or standing
      • Contribution to the life of the school through extracurricular and/or volunteer activities
      • Pursuing post-secondary education in Ontario
      • Social identity, socio-economic status or other factors unique to each student’s achievements and the opportunities available to them
      • Receipt of other major awards or scholarships

Application Process Applicants are asked to explain, in a maximum of 300 words, their suitability for the Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship based on the established Selection Criteria. All applications must be accompanied by two letters of reference, one of which must be from the applicant’s school principal or principal designate on school letterhead. Letters of reference should not exceed two pages in length.

*Note: To ensure a fair selection process, any additional materials/letters and/or submissions beyond the word limit will not be taken into consideration.

Please send your package in PDF format by May 20, 2022 to:
Donna Danielli
Central West Regional Chair

Key Dates
May 20, 2022 Deadline for applications
June 30, 2022 Scholarship to be awarded at a commencement ceremony, where possible, or via mail by June 30, 2022. Both the student and the school will receive notification of the award.
By August 5, 2022 Cheque to be mailed to the Award recipient, following confirmation of acceptance at a post-secondary program within Ontario for September 2022.


Deadline:  April 30, 2022

The CHHA Scholarship Program was established in 2002 by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association and to date, we have awarded $55,000.00 to ensure students with hearing loss have equal access to educational opportunities.

Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2022.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered nor will applications be accepted by mail, e-mail or fax.

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association is pleased to announce two new scholarships have been added to the program.

Helen Allen Stacey Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

This scholarship is for students in any of the following fields: Early Childhood Education, Personal Support Worker, Nursing, Medicine, or Journalism. It is renewable for up to 3 years, contingent upon satisfactory grades.

Young Adults Network Scholarships ($1,000)

These scholarships are directed toward students that are (a) returning from employment to finish their diploma, or (b) completing an additional degree in a professional or graduate program at a post-secondary institution in Canada. Two scholarships will be awarded.

For more information about all available CHHA scholarships, eligibility requirements or to apply, please visit our website: https://www.chha.ca/scholarships/


Le programme de bourses a été créé en 2002 par l’Association des malentendants canadiens et à ce jour, nous avons accordé 55 000,00 $ pour garantir aux étudiants malentendants un accès égal aux opportunités éducatives.

Les candidatures doivent être soumises avant le 30 avril 2022. Les candidatures tardives ou incomplètes ne seront pas prises en compte et les candidatures ne seront pas acceptées par courrier, e-mail ou fax.

L’Association des malentendants canadiens est heureuse d’annoncer que deux nouvelles bourses ont été ajoutées au programme.

Bourse commémorative Helen Allen Stacey (1 500 $)

Cette bourse est destinée aux étudiants dans l’un des domaines suivants : éducation de la petite enfance, aide à la personne, soins infirmiers, médecine ou journalisme. Il est renouvelable jusqu’à 3 ans, sous réserve de notes satisfaisantes.

Bourses d’études du réseau des jeunes adultes (1 000 $)

Ces bourses sont destinées aux étudiants qui (a) reviennent d’un emploi pour terminer leur diplôme, ou (b) terminent un diplôme supplémentaire dans un programme professionnel ou d’études supérieures dans un établissement postsecondaire au Canada. Deux bourses seront attribuées.

Pour plus d’informations sur les bourses de l’AMEC, les conditions d’admissibilité ou pour postuler, veuillez visiter notre site Web: https://www.chha.ca/fr/get-involved/scholarships/

2022 Johnson Inc. Scholarship Program
Opens: April 28, 2022
Deadline: July 28, 2022

With a Johnson scholarship behind you, you have everything in front of you. Since 1998, the Johnson Scholarship Program has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships and academic grants to students across Canada. Please visit this website for scholarship program updates and to access the application form and obtain full requirements and submission instructions.

To apply, applicants must be:

      • a resident of a province or territory of Canada;
      • completing high school in 2022; and
      • enrolled in an undergraduate program on a full-time basis for the 2022-2023 academic year at a recognized publicly funded Canadian post-secondary institution or CEGEP (if living in the province of Quebec).

Learn more.

Pain Care Clinic Scholarship
Deadline: August 30, 2022

With PCC’s commitment to education, we have created our own PCC Scholarship program. Each year we will be awarding one student in every community we serve, including Hamilton, a $500 scholarship. The scholarship opportunity is open to students from any of our clinic communities who have been accepted in or attending a post secondary medical related program.

Learn more.

The McMaster Brighter World Entrance Award
Deadline: March 24, 2022 at 11:59 pm (ET).

Established in 2020 by McMaster University to celebrate the achievements of Black students entering an undergraduate program. Value: $2,500 (a variable number of scholarships available) Eligibility for Award: Must be a self-identified Black student applying for admission to a Level 1 program.


      • An AwardSpring application which includes:
      • Short essay describing the accomplishments you are most proud of to date. You may choose to write about your accomplishments in schooling, (academic or non-academic), employment, community service (including service to family) or extra-curricular activities.
      • A reference letter

Learn more.

2022 Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) Awards
Deadline: April 1, 2022

Do you know an amazing teacher, education worker, school administrator, trustee, student or community member who deserves to be recognized for making a difference in their local school or community?

Nominations for the 2022 Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) Awards are now open! Complete the online form to submit a nomination.

April 1, 2022, is the nomination deadline for all awards, except for the Bernardine Yackman Memorial Award (for Northern Ontario) which is June 9, 2022.

For complete information about the OPSBA Awards Program, click here. Please take a few moments to review the criteria for the OPSBA Awards at this link before submitting a nomination.

*New for 2022 – Self-nominations are now permitted!

Future Ground Prize 2022
Deadline:  12:00pm EST, Sunday, April 10, 2022

The David Suzuki Foundation is launching its second edition of the Future Ground Prize in Ontario and British Columbia. This year, in the special youth edition, young activists from 5 to 25 will be celebrated for their actions on climate and social justice with the opportunity to win from three prize categories: 

 The Grand Prize of $5,000, as well as the potential to meet David Suzuki and Severn Cullis-Suzuki pending their availability for our final event in June.  

The People’s Choice Prize of $2,000, which will be decided by the public.  

The Rising Star Prize of $1,000, which will be rewarded to a youth initiative between the ages of 5-14.  

As of Monday March 14, we are starting our call for applications open until Sunday April 10 – 12:00 p.m. Eastern and 9:00 p.m. Pacific.  We are looking for youth/students/educators who are addressing environmental issues with creative projects.   

To learn more or to apply for this year’s Future Ground Prize, please visit: davidsuzuki.org/take-action/act-locally/future-ground-prize/

FirstOntario Education Awards and Co-operative Young Leaders camp
Deadlines below

At FirstOntario, we understand the demands of getting to post-secondary education and getting ready for life beyond high school. Whether it’s leadership and skill building opportunities or figuring out the financial needs of post-secondary, we can help!

      • DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Every year we support growth and development opportunities through Co-operative Young Leaders camp. This year we are sponsoring two students to attend camp at the Co-operative Education Centre (CEC) near Aylmer, Ontario at the Gay Lea Dairy Museum. Deadline April 21, 2022.
      • EDUCATION AWARDS: We believe in the importance of continuing education. To help support your goals, FirstOntario is awarding six Education Awards valued at $1,000 each. Deadline May 6, 2022.

Not a FirstOntario Member? That’s okay. We welcome applications from everyone.

Learn more and complete your online submission at FirstOntario.com/YourFuture and in this Flyer.

Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton (CCASH) Youth and Family Bursaries and Sazio Scholarship
Deadline: April 29, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton (CCASH), through the generosity of its dedicated donors, is able to offer a number of bursaries to support and enhance the life outcomes of individuals served by the agency. We are grateful to the Sazio Family for their generous donation to the Ralph & Rose Sazio Scholarship Fund.

Learn more about both opportunities below:

      • Youth and Family Opportunity Bursaries Guidelines 2022 – Available for current and former wards, kin families, children and parents receiving services from the agency, children in families that foster children through CCASH (to a maximum of one bursary). Bursary awards are considered to support any activities that are seen to be life-enhancing, such as ongoing education and skills training, and employment outcomes and possibilities (specialized equipment purchase, computer and electronic purchase, ongoing training).
      • Sazio Scholarship Guidelines 2022– The Ralph and Rose Sazio Scholarship Fund supports people who are current or former service recipients of the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton (CCASH), and who are pursuing post-secondary education and/or training. This includes people aged 18 and older whose families are currently receiving service.

Dundas Valley Orchestra HAALSA Young Musician Award 2022
Deadline: April 30, 2022

This award recognizes a promising young musician and provides them with an opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Dundas Valley Orchestra (DVO)

This is open to all orchestral instruments including harp, guitar, piano, organ, and voice. Contestants should be no older than age 19 at the time of application, residents of the Greater Hamilton Burlington Area, and nominated by a music teacher

Contestants must submit an application alongside a suitable recording that reflects their current level of musicianship by April 30, 2022 (e.g., by CD, USB, .mp3, or link to online media).

Learn more:

Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship (PPAN) for Secondary School Students
Deadline: May 20, 2022

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the third and final year of the Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship (PPAN). This scholarship is being awarded in the amount of $1,000 to one recipient in the OPSBA Central West Region for three school years – 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22. Scholarship recipients are students of strong character, leadership skills and potential, who care deeply about their communities and furthering their own learning. HWDSB is among the eligible school boards.

Flyer – for criteria and process

Contact Central West Regional Chair Donna Danielli (daniellid@hdsb.ca) or Carla Garbas (cgarbas@opsba.org).

Jean Lumb Awards
Deadline: Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

The 24th annual Jean Lumb Awards will be presented to outstanding students who have excelled in eight areas: Academics, Athletics, The Arts, Community Services, Defence of the Environment, Dignity of Life, Innovation, and Leader of Tomorrow. Students must be enrolled full-time in any grade in a high school or secondary school in Canada and of Chinese heritage.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its financial impact on students and their families, we are doubling again the number of award recipients to sixteen, two per award category.

Jean Lumb, C.M. (1919-2002) was the first Chinese Canadian woman to receive the Order of Canada. Among her many other honours is the naming of the Toronto Public School Board’s newest school, Jean Lumb Public School, that opened in 2020.

Learn more at www.jeanlumbfoundation.ca

Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching
Deadline: May 31, 2022

Today’s history students are increasingly engaged in their learning — through digital initiatives, community partnerships, intergenerational projects, or exploring Indigenous perspectives and experiences. And at the heart of this work, is a dedicated teacher who is passionate about making history meaningful and relevant to students.

Each year, the award honours six teachers for innovative approaches to teaching Canadian history. The 2022 recipients will be awarded:

      • An individual cash prize of $2500;
      • A $1000 cash prize for the recipient’s school;
      • and A trip for two to Ottawa to attend the awards ceremony and the History Makers celebration dinner (subject to public health regulations)

Submit a nomination or apply online today! The application deadline has been extended to May 31, 2022.


If you have any questions about the award or application, please contact Brooke Campbell at bcampbell@canadashistory.ca.

2022 ERA Scholarship
Deadline:  September 1, 2022

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is a non-profit organization that has been reducing unnecessary electronic waste since 2004. We reduce adverse environmental contribution through electronic recycling, repurposing and through the donation of electronics and other IT Equipment.

The (ERA) is excited to announce two new scholarship opportunities!  The competition runs from January 1st, 2022 to September 1st, 2022 giving you plenty of time to see how many donated devices you can collect.

      1. $1 Million Dollar Scholarship – Collect 1 million laptops and smartphones (suitable for donation) Canada-wide, and win
      2. $100K Dollar Scholarship for 100K approved devices
      3. $20,000 Scholarship Top 10

People can ship their items at no charge to ERA, using ERA’s shipping labels, get the items picked up for free from their homes by FedEx, UPS, Canada Post, or direct from an ERA truck if in the appropriate location. Non-approved items will be accepted, but only with a small fee. Items collected that pay the fees will also be counted towards the scholarship count totals.  Click here for more information.

Accepted Items for both Scholarships:

      • laptops
      • tablets
      • smartphones
      • desktop computers
      • retro gaming consoles and computers, handheld gaming devices
      • corporate computer equipment
      • servers, switches, business routers
      • scientific equipment

Dundas Valley Sunrise Rotary Club – Ken Turner Memorial Bursary
Deadline: April 30 of each year

The Ken Turner Memorial Bursary is an annual bursary available to a graduating secondary student who attends Dundas Valley Secondary School, St. Mary Catholic Secondary School or is a permanent resident of Dundas who attends another public, catholic, French or private school in the Greater Hamilton Area.

The bursary of $1,500/student/school will be awarded to a maximum of 3 recipients annually.

Learn more.

Think Big Scholarship

As a Partner in Education Toromont Cat is pleased to award students with a scholarship upon admission to one of our sponsored College Programs. With over twenty thousand dollars designated for scholarships Toromont Cat is paving the way to a rewarding career as a Technician.

Up to ten awards of $2,000.00 will be awarded to successful applicants; $1,000.00 towards 1st semester tuition then upon successful completion of semester 1, $1,000.00 will be awarded to towards the remainder of the program.

Click here for more information.

Click here to complete the scholarship form.

Federal Education Grants and Bonds

To help save for a child’s future studies, the Government of Canada provides two education savings incentives, which are deposited into a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP). The Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) consists of a basic amount of 20% on the first $2,500 in annual personal contributions to an RESP (this grant is available to all eligible beneficiaries regardless of family income), as well as the additional amount of Canada Education Savings Grant, which is:

      • 10% on the first $500 of annual personal contributions for children from families with an adjusted income greater than $46,605 and up to $93,208; or,
      • 20% on the first $500 of annual personal contributions for children from families with an adjusted income of $46,605 or less.
        CESG is available until the end of calendar year in which the beneficiary turns 17, and the maximum lifetime amount, including the additional amount of Canada Education Savings Grant, is $7,200.

The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) is available for eligible children from low-income families born in 2004 or later and provides an initial payment of $500 plus $100 for each year of eligibility, up to age 15, for a maximum of $2,000. Personal contributions are not required to receive the CLB.  RESPs are the only savings vehicle that attract the federal and, where applicable, provincial education savings incentives. The money saved in an RESP is not only used to help with tuition, but can also be used to pay for housing, transportation and other education-related expenses, such as textbooks, equipment, supplies, etc., once enrolled in post-secondary education. You will need you and your child’s SIN. Visit your bank and ask to open an RESP.

Learn more: Brochure

Knowledge for Change Media Contest
Deadline: February 21, 2022, at 11:59 PM

The scholarship aims to support young women in pursuit of their goals in their future careers.

The scholarship contest consists of two categories: essay and video. Essays can be up to 1500 words in length and videos can be up to 5 minutes in length. The submissions must focus on women, gender equality, and/or female empowerment. The contest is available to female students in Grade 11 to Post Secondary. The submissions will be reviewed by a panel of 4 judges ranging from University Women’s Studies professors to local activists, as well as High School English and Media teachers. You can refer to the criteria below:

      • Going into any field after high school
      • Grades 11-12 or enrolled in Postsecondary education (with plans to continue in the following year)
      • Women or gender-diverse

Students can submit their entries using the following links: bit.ly/KN-essay-submissions or bit.ly/KN-film-submissions.

For more information, please visit our website at https://www.championsofchangecanada.com/ or visit bit.ly/coc-scholarship.

National Indigenous Scholarship Program 2022-2023 – Western University
Deadline to Apply: March 14, 2022 (11:59 p.m. EST)

This scholarship is awarded annually to three incoming Indigenous undergraduate students (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) studying full-time at Western’s main campus in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Engineering, Music, Health Sciences, FIMS, Social Science, Science based on their outstanding academic excellence and meaningful and impactful contribution toward Indigenous communities.

Two scholarships will be awarded to indigenous students applying directly from a Canadian high school, and one scholarship to an Indigenous student applying from a postsecondary institution for full-time studies at Western’s main campus in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Engineering, Music, Health Sciences, FIMS, Social Science, Science.

Recipients must meet the minimum academic averages for admission to their selected program, and will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, creative and innovative thinking, and previous or intended contributions to Indigenous communities.

Scholarship Values

·         2 awards at $50,000 each to Indigenous students applying from Canadian high schools ($20,000 for year- one, $10,000 for year’s two to four based on ongoing registration)

·         1 award at $50,000 to an Indigenous student applying from a post-secondary institution ($20,000 for year-one, $10,000 for year’s two to four based on ongoing registration)

For more information or to apply please visiting the following website: https://registrar.uwo.ca/student_finances/scholarships_awards/admission/national_scholarship_is.html

Writing in Colour: Grade 11 Colloquium Essay Award
Deadline: March 1, 2022

The “Writing in Colour: Grade 11 Colloquium Essay Award,” offered by the English department at the University of Waterloo, asks Grade 11 students to submit an essay on the selected topic for that year. This year, our inaugural year, we have chosen the topic of Culture.

This competition is open to Black, Indigenous, and students of colour, and submissions are due by March 1st, 2022.This new award is part of a multifaceted campaign by Waterloo English to bring antiracist and equity practice to all our areas of outreach, curriculum, hiring, research, and more.

The students with the top essays will be chosen and asked to participate in a student colloquium at the University of Waterloo, where the winning essay will be selected for a $1000 prize and year-long mentorship during that student’s first year of post-secondary education.  

Website: https://uwaterloo.ca/english/awards/writing-colour

John C. Holland Awards
Deadline: January 6, 2022

Hamilton Black History Council welcomes nominations for the 26th annual Reverend John C Holland Awards, which celebrate and provide post-secondary support for eligible students of African descent. Winner will be announced at the awards event, to be held on February 5, 2022.

Learn more: John C. Holland Awards

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