Orchard Park, in partnership with local businesses and service clubs, offer awards and bursaries to many of our graduating students. Also many universities and colleges have automatic entrance scholarships for students.
Scholarship Opportunities (please make an appointment with your Guidance Counsellor for more information or to apply). *Please note, this is NOT a complete list and is for information only. Please visit the Guidance Office for a complete listing of available scholarship opportunities:
1. TD National Scholarship
- WHO: 20 students from across Canada, in their final year of high school with a minimum high school average of 75%, who demonstrate outstanding community leadership.
- WHAT: The scholarship awards $7,500 / year plus funds towards living and summer employment (up to $70,000 total per recipient).
- WHERE: Application is completely online at www.td.com/scholarships
2. Loran Scholar
- Who: Graduating students with a minimum cumulative average of 85%
- What: Up to $100, 000
3. Burger King Scholarship
- Who: Graduating students applying to college or university who have a 75% overall average or above and significant contributions to their community.
- What: $1,000 – $50,000 (three students selected for top prizes; many others selected for $1,000)
- Where: Apply at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php
4. Schulich Leader
- Who: The “Top STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Student at our School” who is applying to a participating university (in Ontario this includes: Waterloo, Toronto, York, Ottawa, McMaster, Western, Queen’s)
- What: One student from each school can be nominated as a Schulich Leader. The scholarship is worth $60,000-$80,000 and is based on two of these three criteria: academic excellence, leadership, financial need. Once we select our school’s student, the single application is then offered to each university. Universities will then select one (or two) students from the pool of applicants.
- The Application Process: If you are applying to a STEM program at one of the universities listed above and wish to be considered to represent our school, please complete the following (limit to one page please):
- List in point form your top three achievements (academic or otherwise)
- one paragraph explaining why you will make a great Schulich Leader
- one paragraph explaining any financial needs, if applicable.
5. Check einfo for University Specific Scholarships
Please check https://www.electronicinfo.ca/scholarships?sort=deadline&search= for a list of upcoming scholarships for specific universities. There are many due dates through April and May; take note of the scholarships for your potential schools and apply! Let your counselor know if we can help.
- www.studentawards.com *create a profile on this site to have scholarships emailed to you
- https://www.scholarshipscanada.com * create a profile on this site to have scholarship emailed to you