Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.
4-H CANADA LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARDS OF DISTINCTION (L.E.A.D) - $20,000
The awards honour youth who have become exceptional leaders through their 4-H experience and who share the best of themselves with their community. Information available at: https://4-h-canada.ca/lead. Deadline May 31, 2022.
4-H SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
4-H offers a number of scholarships for 4-H members. Coca-Cola 4-H Post-Secondary Education Scholarship offers 60 scholarships of $1,000. John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship offers 12 scholarships of $1,000. TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship offers 12 $2,500 scholarships to 4-H members who are pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture, ag-science or agri-business at a Canadian university or college. Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers 4-H Scholarship offers two scholarships of $1000 to 4-H members planning to attend a Canadian university or college in an agriculture-based program, ideally with a focus on sheep related studies.
Deadline May 31, 2022. More information and applications available at: https://4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.
AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Submit essay to email@example.com. Deadline October 8, 2023.
AGNES JACKS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - $1000
Applicants must be: ringette players registered with one of Ringette Canada’s provincial/territorial member associations or NCCP-certified ringette coaches or active on-ice ringette-certified officials who will be enrolled full-time in a recognized post-secondary education institution for the following academic year. Applicants must have actively participated in ringette as player, coach or on-ice official for at least 5 of the last 7 years & must be registered in the current playing season. Applications sent to Ringette Canada must be received in their office no later than April 30 each year. Applications are available at https://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarships-awards/.
AIA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF THE AFTERMARKET FOUNDATION (UofAF) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - $1000
Qualified applicants must be:
- a graduating high school senior;
- enrolled in a college-level program, university or an accredited automotive technical program (contact AIA for a complete list);
- priority given to those pursuing a career in automotive aftermarket;
- attending a full-time program in Canada
Along with the application you must submit a 250 word essay, a high school transcript & letter of recommendation. All items must be postmarked or e-mailed by June 15 each year. For more information & application go on-line to: https://aiahighfivesforkids.ca/en/aia-and-the-university-of-the-aftermarket-foundation-uofaf-scholarship-program/
ALEX DECOTEAU AWARD OF HONOUR - up to 200 awards of $5,000
An applicant who is a family member of a Canadian Armed Forces member must be a spouse/common-law partner or child of a Canadian Armed Forces soldier who:
- actively served in designated military operations in the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular or Reserves), or
- is deceased or permanently disabled while serving or as a result of a designated military operation or participation in Canadian Armed Forces training.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a public post-secondary institution in Alberta in a post-secondary program leading to an academic credential (e.g. journeyperson certificate, certificate, diploma, or degree including graduate programs). Deadline October 31. https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alex-decoteau-award-of-honour/
ALLIANCE FOR EQUITY OF BLIND CANADIANS & ALLYANT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 1 of $2,000, 2 of $2500, 1 of $1500
Applicants must be blind, deafblind or partially sighted. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of: Academic performance; Community involvement; and Overcoming adversity. Each criterion will contribute in the overall evaluation process, but equal weight will not be applied when determining a final score. Rather, each criterion will serve to assist in distinguishing the exceptionalities and strengths among the candidates.
Further information and applications can be found at: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/programs/scholarship Deadline March 31, 2023. *The application deadline for the 2023 AEBC/Allyant scholarship program has been extended to Sunday, April 30, 2023. All applications and supporting materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday, April 30th, 2023 in order for applications to be considered by AEBC.
ARTHUR PAULIN SCHOLARSHIP - $700
Applicants must be enrolled in an automotive aftermarket industry related program of curriculum at a Canadian college or university. This includes students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice. It also includes studies in auto body, hard parts, heavy duty, or motive power (machinists). Application form available at: https://aiahighfivesforkids.ca/en/arthur-paulin-automotive-aftermarket-scholarship-award/ Deadline November 30 each year.
ATLAS SHRUGGED ESSAY CONTEST - Top Prize: $10,000; Second Prizes (3): $2,500; Third Prizes (5): $500
Open to all 12th grade, college undergraduate, and graduate students worldwide. Students are permitted to submit one entry for Atlas Shrugged per year. Essays must be 800-1600 words in length and written in English only. Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view—not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophical meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
Apply at: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/atlas-shrugged/ Deadline November 6, 2023.
BARRON PRIZE FOR YOUNG HEROES - $10,000
On April 15, must be: between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19), permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada; currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months, working as an individual to lead their service work.
Further details and the application can be found at: https://barronprize.org/apply/. Deadline April 15, 2023.
BAYER CROP SCIENCE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP- $3,000
For students entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or culinary arts at a Canadian college or university. Application available at https://www.cropscience.bayer.ca/en/our-company/scholarshipinformation?lang=en-ca#tabs-2 or in the Career Centre. Deadline June 08, 2023 BY 1:00 pm EST.
BEART-PRESETS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP - $2,000
In order to apply, fill out the online application form and submit it. In 2000 words or more, explain: "How will a BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship help achieve your education & career goals?" Applicants must be written in English, with correct spelling and grammar.
Application and further details can be found at: https://www.beart-presets.com/beart-scholarship-program. Deadline April 1, 2024
BEAVERBROOK VIMY PRIZE - European Learning Experience
The Vimy Foundation’s premiere educational program, the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, is a prestigious two-week-long learning experience during which exceptional youth, 15-17 years of age, study the interwoven First and Second World War history of Canada, Great Britain, and France.
When this is offered again, in Belgium and France, students will attend lectures, visit former battlefields, trenches and underground tunnels, as well as visit museums and cemeteries, and explore monuments such as the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. Canadian, British, and French prize recipients will also participate in commemorative ceremonies and meet a few of the remaining veterans and members of the French Resistance. For more details and to apply, please go to: https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/beaverbrook-vimy-prize/. Deadline April 14, 2023
BIGSUN SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Write and submit a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family? All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. All essay submissions should be sent to: "athleticawards at bigsunathletics.com" Deadline June 19, 2023. For more information, go to: https://bigsunathletics.com/.
BOOM & BUCKET STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
For a student pursuing a heavy machinery themed program. This scholarship is available to both currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to attend a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United States or Canada. To apply, students must write a 500+ word essay or record a 2-minute video explaining who you are and what makes you excited about the heavy equipment space. Find the application at: https://www.boomandbucket.com/blog/scholarship. Deadline July 15th each year.
BRANDON LANGHJELM MEMORIAL ESSAY CONTEST - $2,000, 1,000 & $500
Must be age 15 - 24 at time of contest deadline & must be a student. Write an essay between 1,500 and 2,500 words on the topic: Canadian governments are making Digital ID technologies a precondition of access to essential services and goods. What can Canadians do to protect their charter rights and freedoms against the dangers of these technologies? Sponsored by the Justice Centre for constitutional Freedoms. Deadline November 5, 2023. Information is available at: https://www.jccf.ca/essay-contest/
BREAKTHROUGH JUNIOR CHALLENGE - $250,000 Post secondary scholarship, $50,000 for your teacher, $100,000 breakthrough Science Lab
To enter, make a 3-minute video explaining a big idea in Physics, Life Sciences, Mathematics or the Science of the COVID-19 pandemic in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way.
Anyone ages 13 through 18 is eligible. The winner will be invited to an awards ceremony where the prize will be presented in front of superstars of science, Silicon Valley, and Hollywood. This is a KHAN Academy Scholarship. Deadline June 25, 2023 at 11:59 PM PDT. www.
BUILDING BRIGHTER FUTURES BURSARIES, SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS - various amounts
Indspire provides financial support for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students across Canada to assist them in completing their post-secondary education. One applicaation for a variety of awards can be accessed at: https://indspire.ca/programs/students/bursaries-scholarships/. Deadlines August 1, 2022, November 1, 2022 and February 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM PT.
BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM – $1,000 to $50,000
Selection criteria include academic achievement (must have a GPA of 2.5 out of 4) and participation in school and community activities. For some of the scholarships, length of employment, work experience and financial information will be considered.
Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education are the values on which this award is based. Applications available on-line at: https://bk-scholars.com/ Deadline December 15, 2022.
BURMAN UNIVERSITY SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is available to first year, first-time students with superior academic achievement from a high school graduating class in schools located in Canada, US, Bermuda, or Bahamas.
Eligibility is based on a Burman Admission Average of 93% or 3.72GPA with a minimum of 5 qualifying academic courses.
An eligible student will receive a 100% tuition scholarship for a minimum of 15 Burman credits a term. This scholarship may be renewed for an additional 3 years by meeting the scholarship criteria of completing 15 credits a term and achieving a 3.9 GPA each year.
Information available at: https://www.burmanu.ca/studentfinancialservices/presidentsawardsuperior. Deadline August 30, 2021.
CANADIAN AGRI-BUSINESS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500
Who is eligible: Canadian Grade 12 students who are entering into an accredited agriculture college or university. Seven $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually - one to an Alberta student - based on a combination of leadership attributes, academic standing, and an essay response to the question, “Name a challenge that you think agriculture can help solve. How will your future career in agriculture allow you to play a role in solving that program?”
Deadline: April 30, 2023 5:00 PM EST. More information at: http://www.cabef.org/
CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PRINCIPALS STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD - $250
Criteria for Selection: (100 possible points): Leadership in school activities (1 to max. of 25 points), Leadership in the community (1 to max. of 25 points), Academic achievement (1 to max. of 20 points), Essay (1 to max. of 20 points), Recognition, awards, honours and scholarships (1 to max. of 10 points). Information and applications available at: https://cdnprincipals.com. Application also available here. Deadline March 1, 2023. Must request nomination from your school by submitting your application to the Career Centre. Schools are allowed to nominate only one student.
CANADIAN HARD OF HEARING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – 3 of $1000 & 1 of $2,000
Applicants must be either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deaf with the premise that all applicants use spoken language as their primary means of communication. Those who communicate primarily through sign languages are directed to the Canadian Association for the Deaf. Students should be registered in or planning to register for a full-time program as of September 2016. Support documentation required. Selection is based on academic achievement, determination to cope with hearing loss, & community involvement. Application available on-line at https://www.chha.ca/get-involved/scholarships/. Deadline April 20, 2023 at 5 pm (EST).
CANADIAN NATURAL 'BUILDING FUTURES' SCHOLARSHIP - up to $3000
To qualify, applicants must be a child/dependent of a Canadian Natural employee and/or Indigenous (First Nations, Metis and Inuit included).
Be a resident of Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba) for at least one year prior to application. Students from communities where Canadian Natural has operations will receive added consideration.
Hold a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN).
Be pursuing an area of study that is relevant to the oil and natural gas industry and/or that supports the communities where these activities occur.
Maintain a passing GPA of at least 2.3, which is the equivalent of approximately 70% or a C+ More information can be found at: https://www.cnrl.com/careers/student-opportunities/scholarships. You must submit your application before you begin the term for which you are seeking funding. Deadlines are April 15, August 15 and December 15 each year.
CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FOUNDATION BURSARIES - 50 of $6,000
Eligibility: Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or Protected Person in Canada, Demonstrate financial need, Have/will have completed high school level education (or equivalent), by Fall 2022, Be accepted to a post-secondary program at an eligible institution in Canada*, attending Fall 2022,Be the first generation in their family to attend post-secondary education. Application and more information can be found here. Deadline April 14, 2023.
CANADIAN STUDENT LEADER AWARDS - $500
To recognize outstanding achievement and contribution to student leadership, there will be a Canadian Student Leader Award offered to one deserving student from each province, the territories, and one discretionary award. To be eligible for the award, the individual must:
Be a graduating student in a secondary school in Canada;
Be in good academic standing (70%+ average over last two years of study);
Be attending a school that is a current CSLA member;
Have demonstrated a capacity for student leadership by making significant contributions to his/her school and/or community;
Have provided service throughout his or her secondary school experience;
Be planning on post-secondary education. Deadline April 15, 2023. https://www.studentleadership.ca/awards
CANADIAN WOMEN IN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
The scholarship is open to young women / girls / non-binary individuals enrolled in secondary school who are contributing to their school's leadership team or student council. It is meant to reward and inspire students who take on challenges and try to bring about change that benefits their peers and / or community.
To access the application and further information, please go to: https://fcm.ca/en/about-fcm/awards/wilg/canadian-women-in-municipal-government-scholarship. Deadline April 3, 2023. Note: this scholarship application is usually only available a month or less before the deadline.
CARA BROWN RINGETTE SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 (2 available)
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide aide towards post-secondary education for competitive ringette players at the AA level (or at the highest level offered in the applicant’s community) who are entering university for the first time and have demonstrated academic excellence combined with a strong commitment to the sport of ringette. Applicants must also have achieved academic excellence of a minimum B average or equivalent. Applications sent to Ringette Canada must be received in their office no later than April 30 each year. Applications available on-line at https://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarships-awards/.
CHILDREN'S AID FOUNDATION OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS - $2,500 - $5,000
To be eligible, you must be a permanent ward, or were a permanent ward of a Child Welfare Agency for at least 12 months, or are/were eligible for a provincial or territorial extended care program, such as Continued Care and Support for Youth (CCSY), or Voluntary Youth Services Agreement (VYSA); be between 18 and 30 years of age and plan to attend a program at a post-secondary institution. https://cafdn.org/for-youth/educational-support/#1501178676203-f7af0bfe-6004. Deadline March 13, 2023.
COVER GUY 9TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
The student must be currently enrolled, or going to be enrolled in a program at a university, college or trade school in the United States or Canada for the upcoming school year. The applicant must submit an article consisting of 500-1000 words. The article must be in and around the applicant's experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc.
Application should be sent by email only to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include name, phone number, address, school name, program. Give an explanation of why you should be considered for the award (grades, volunteer work, etc.), student ID number, and the article. For more details, please see: https://www.thecoverguy.com/en-ca/the-cover-guy-annual-scholarship/ Deadline July 31, 2023.
DALTON CAMP AWARD - $10,000
The Dalton Camp Award is a $10,000 prize for the best essay on the link between media and democracy, presented annually by FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting. FRIENDS launched the award in 2002 to honour the memory of Dalton Camp, a distinguished commentator on Canadian public affairs. In 2020, FRIENDS is pleased to announce a second prize of $2,500 to the best essay submitted by a student journalist. For more information, go to https://friends.ca/daltoncamp/ Deadline January 8, 2024.
DCCI SCHOLARSHIP FOR CANADIAN STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES - $1,000
The scholarship will be awarded to a Canadian high school student with a documented disability who is pursuing post-secondary education in the field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian institution for the upcoming academic year 2023/2024.
To apply, submit an original essay of 500-700 words with the following topic: “How your disability shaped your decision to study the program you chose.”
The following documents must be provided for consideration:
Proof of graduating high school in 2023
Proof of Fall 2023 acceptance to an accredited post-secondary institution (proof or registration to health care, criminal justice or community & social services studies will be required before scholarship is awarded).
Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency
Documented proof of disability.
Applicants MUST ONLY use the form at: https://disabilitycreditcanada.com/dcci-scholarship-for-canadian-students-with-disabilities/. Deadline July 31, 2023, 6PM EST.
You must combine your essay & eligibility documents into a single PDF document (no larger than 16MB) and upload it when submitting the application. For help, please come to the Career Centre.
DFC HERE FOR TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP - 5 of $3,000
Explore careers in agriculture and qualify for a scholarship. Open to any Canadian high school student, grades 10-12. Assessment criteria will be: The quality of the applicant's answers to the submission questions (80%), Expression - the process of making known one's thoughts or feelings (worth 10%), Professionalism - the skill, good judgement, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well (worth 10%). See https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A0ad7acd0-9abf-4527-bab7-b8019c22273a&viewer%21megaVerb=group-discover for full details. Apply at: https://thinkag.ca/en-ca/scholarships/dfc-here-for-tomorrow. Deadline May 1, 2023.
DICK MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP - $3,000
Eligibility: Any student enrolled, either full-time or part-time, in an occupational health and safety (OHS) related course or program at an accredited Canadian college or university leading to a certificate, diploma or degree in OHS. Programs include mine safety, occupational or industrial health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety program. https://www.ccohs.ca/scholarship/ Deadline January 31st, 11:59 EST.
DOUBLE A SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Must be a high school senior or transitioning from high school to post secondary. Essay and photo required. Research and write an essay of 800 – 1,000 words in length on one of the topics provided at: https://www.doubleasolutions.net/scholarship/ Deadline July 1, 2023
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - varying amounts
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is a non-profit organization that has been reducing unnecessary electronic waste since 2004. Students have an opportunity to earn scholarships and devices for charity by organizing a drive to collect used electronics. Please see further information at https://www.electronicrecyclingassociation.ca/2022-era-scholarship-for-1-million-100k-dollars/. The competition runs from January 1st, 2023 to Sept. 01, 2023.
ENERGYRATES.CA SCHOLARSHIP - $500
To be considered for the scholarship, you must write an essay, no more than 500 words in length, telling where you see the future of the energy industry.
- Applicants must be enrolled in an American or Canadian post-secondary educational institution, or planning to enroll in such an institution within the following calendar year.
- The subject of the essay must fall within the parameters described on the web site.
- The essay must be written in English or French, and have a length of no more than 500 words (not including title, applicant name, etc).
- The winner of the scholarship grants EnergyRates.Ca non-exclusive publication rights to their essay, so that we can feature their winning essay on our scholarship site.
More information at: https://energyrates.ca/energyrates-ca-scholarship/ Deadline January 31, 2023. Any submissions submitted after 11:59 PM MST on January 31st will not be eligible for consideration.
ETHEL BOYCE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - $1000 to each 1 female, 1 male
This award is given annually to a female and a male recipient. The award winners are expected to exhibit leadership traits and skills in softball. The award is meant to help defray the costs of education and/or playing softball.
To qualify for this award the applicant must be:
- registered with a provincial/territorial association
- a resident of the province or territory
- in attendance at a recognized Canadian post secondary educational institution, or plan on attending one in the following year
To apply or to find out more information, visit https://softball.ca/awards/ethelboyce. Deadline September 15, each year.
EXPLORE SECOND LANGUAGE SPRING-SUMMER PROGRAM - $2,800
This is a 5 week intensive language immersion course. To be eligible to apply, you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (those studying in Canada on a student visa are not eligible), be at least in grade 11 during the preceding year, have been a full-time student for at least one term during the current school year. As long as your application is submitted on or before May 31, 2022, it will be accepted for review. Information available at: https://englishfrench.ca/explore/?lang=en.
FRASER INSTITUTE STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST - $1,500, $1,000 and $500
2023 Essay Contest - What would our Essential Scholars say about the world today? Students are asked to write an essay based on the works of the Fraser Institute's "Essential Scholars" Visit www.essentialscholars.org to read our Essential Scholars books online and watch the accompanying videos.For more details, visit: https://www.fraserinstitute.org/education-programs/students/essay-contest Deadline June 1, 2023.
FUTURE MASTERFEEDER SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Who is eligible: Canadian individuals aged 17 to 19 who are pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture.
A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to the winning applicant that can demonstrate their passion and potential through an essay about what they hope to achieve for the future of food production or other ag-related pursuits through their education.
Deadline: April 30, 2023
More information: https://masterfeeds.com/future-ag-master-program
G3 GROW BEYOND SCHOLARSHIP - 6 of $4,000 + $1,000 for your school
Recipients will demonstrate a passion for exploring innovation and technology in agriculture through their post-secondary studies. Must plan to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution in a first-year degree or diploma program. Details and application can be found at: https://www.g3growbeyond.org/. Deadline May 2, 2022.
GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS - Various amounts
GGC offers scholarships for both full-time and part-time studies, and both general and field specific scholarships. Please check the following website to learn what scholarships are available: https://www.girlguides.ca/web/GGC/Volunteers/Membership_Opportunities/Scholarships/GGC/Volunteers/Membership_Opportunities/Scholarships/Scholarships.aspx Applications for the 2021 National Scholarships will open in February 2021. Deadline March 30, 2021.
GOLF CANADA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - Various Amounts
Golf Canada Foundation encourages the athletic and academic careers of promising Canadian golfers and students of the industry by offering financial assistance through scholarships and awards. All scholarship applicants must be attending, or have been accepted at, a Canadian university or college with a golf program recognized by Golf Canada Foundation. Information and application at: https://d2ziwp7atehutq.cloudfront.net/app/uploads/2022/06/2022-Scholarship-Information-Package-EN-1655298131.pdf. Deadline June 12, 2023.
GOSKILLS BE THE BOSS SCHOLARSIP - $2,000
Scholarship for any female high school or college student who wants to start her own business. Application and more information at: https://www.goskills.com/scholarship Fall deadline: Sept. 15, Spring Deadline: March 15.
HAYWOOD HUNT & ASSOCIATES 2022 SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Haywood Hunt: We believe that working hard and striving to be the best you can be is vital to success in business and in life. We also understand and remember the financial strains that seeking a higher education can place on individuals. That’s why we’ve created our annual scholarship available to all Canadian college and university students, in order to make things a little easier along the way.
Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or other legal standing that allows study in Canada and accepted or enrolled in a Canadian college or university for the 2022/2023 school year. Writing Project:We would like you to write a 500-1000 word essay that expresses your top 5 ideas about how “businesses can combat fraud in the workplace.” More details and application information can be found at: https://www.haywoodhunt.ca/scholarship.html. Deadline August 31, 2023.
HORATIO ALGER CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 170 scholarships, up to $10,000
The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $1.68 million annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories. 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. Must be a current Grade 11 student at time of application. For more information, please go to: https://horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/. Deadline March 15, 2023.
IWSH ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000, $750 or $500
To acquaint the uninitiated with the crucial importance the plumbing industry plays in our everyday lives. To introduce students to the global impact of IWSH projects. Must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program. https://www.iwsh.org/hidden/iwsh-essay-scholarship-contest/ Deadline April 28, 2023.
JDB HOCKEY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
For hockey players aged 16 - 24 continuing with further education. This scholarship is in honor of the late Jeremy Brett, a hockey enthusiast, mentor & coach. Leadership qualities are important to the scholarship, as well as team camaraderie, taking in life lessons & the support system within the team environment. Apply at: https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/jdb-hockey-scholarship/aNmXy7gTdC Deadline March 31, 2022
JEREMY DIAS SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
The Jeremy Dias Scholarship seeks to recognize a youth that has taken initiative in addressing discrimination in their school or community. Applicants must be Canadian citizens/residents; and must be a high school student entering accredited post-secondary institutions, or students currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Those who work within their secondary school or community to address homophobia/heterosexism will be given special consideration. For more information, please go to: https://ccgsd-ccdgs.org/scholarships/. Deadline August 31, 2022.
JOB-APPLICATIONS.CA WORKING PARENT COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Job-Applications.ca is offering a college scholarship designed to benefit working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education.
To be eligible, you must:
Be a full or part-time student who is in an accredited Canadian post-secondary educational institution (including, but not limited to, college, university or trade school, or similarly accredited program) with a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher at that institution; have worked an average of at least twelve (12) hours for each of the previous four (4) weeks at the time of applying, be a residential parent of at least one minor child, be a legal resident of Canada, be currently enrolled and furthering his or her education at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution or program, be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of applying; and complete and submit the official Application form within the relevant periods for the periodic scholarships to be awarded. www.job-applications.ca/scholarships/ Deadline December 5, 2020.
JOHN EVANS ENGINEERING ENTRANCE AWARD FOR WOMEN - $5,000
For women entering the field of Engineering. Recipients are selected based on their enthusiasm for engineering, their involvement in volunteer activities, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. This $5,000 award also includes an engineering work placement opportunity with Fortis Inc. at one of their Canadian utilities. For application forms and more information, go to: https://www.cemf.ca/en/john-evans-engineering-entrance-award Deadline March 17, 2023.
JOSEPH G. DORIA EXEMPLARY STUDENT AWARD - up to $3,000
This award will be made to a graduating Canadian secondary school student who shows exemplary academic excellence, a demonstrated passion for the welding industry, and community involvement, who is entering a full-time welding technician or welding engineering technology program with a desire to pursue a career in the industry.
Students who have already graduated are also eligible to apply, provided that their date of high school completion was later than January 1, 2020.
Applications and more information can be found at: https://www.cwbweldingfoundation.org/awards/joseph-g-doria-exemplary-student-award. Deadline June 30, 2023.
'KIN CANADA' HAL ROGERS ENDOWMENT FUND - 30 of $1,000
Financial assistance is available to students in their quest for higher learning at a recognized university, community college, technical institute, or other post-secondary institute for advanced education. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
- Must be a student in the process of graduating from high school or currently studying or registered at a post-secondary institution
- Will be evaluated on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.
Applications available at http://www.kincanada.ca/apply. Deadline February 1 each year to the nearest Kinsmen, Kinette or Kin Club. For Lacombe, that is: Kinsmen Club of Lacombe, P.O. Box 5761 Lacombe, AB T4L 1X3
LIVES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE ESSAY CONTEST - $500 - $1,500
Enter the contest by writing and submitting an original essay in English supporting your choice of an important person who had a significant impact on Canadian society between January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. All students under 18 years of age must submit a consent form signed by their parent or legal guardian (“Parent”) with their entry. The essay must explain whether the impact was positive or negative on society. Essays do not necessarily need to be written on a person(s) of Canadian origin. Essay must be legible and is limited to 300 words or less. Entries over 300 words or not properly labeled will not be eligible. Each entry must include the student’s name, complete address, postal code, telephone number, age, grade, name of teacher, school, school address, etc. Application and further details available at: https://livesthatmakeadifference.com/rules.php. Deadline January 31, 2022.
LOANS CANADA STUDENT AWARD - $750
Criteria: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, be 30 years old or younger, must be enrolled or accepted for enrolment as a full-time or part-time student in the academic year at an accredited post-secondary institution, must certify that all information provided on your application form is accurate. https://loanscanada.ca/scholarship/
There are 2 cycles of award per year. Deadlines are: April 30, and November 30, 2023.
LORAN AWARDS - up to $100,000 over 4 years
Loran Award: the country’s most comprehensive merit-based undergraduate award, valued at $100,000 over four years. Up to 60 finalist awards of $5,000 and 60 provincial and territorial awards of $2,000 are also offered. The LORAN will now have a single application process, as opposed to the previous dual system of school sponsorship and the direct pool. All eligible students will be welcome to apply by filling out the application, uploading a transcript, and naming a reference. School sponsorship is no longer required.
To receive news about the Loran Scholars Foundation or to get reminders about application deadlines, sign up for the mailing list at: https://airtable.com/shr5IL0fvxlADvV1T. For more details, visit https://loranscholar.ca/
There will be a single deadline for all applicants: October 11, 2023 before 8:00 pm ET.
MAE INDIEGNOUS EDUCATION FUND - 1 of $1,000 or 2 of $500
Open to self-identifying Indigenous students studying full-time in a STEM field at any post-secondary school in Canada. Deadline June 30th each year. Application here.
MANULIFE LIFE LESSONS SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000
Scholarship intended for students who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian who had little or no life insurance coverage. Students must be currently enrolled or have been accepted to college, university or trade school in Canada. Must be a permanent resident of Canada, between 17 and 24 years of age. Application and information available at: https://www.manulife.ca/personal/plan-and-learn/life-events/life-lessons-scholarship.html. Deadline March 31, 2023.
MYBLUEPRINT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 16 of $3,750
The myBlueprint Scholarships are now live and offer 16 scholarships of $3,750 to students in their final year of high school. Students can apply through this site: https://blog.myblueprint.ca/scotiabank-x-myblueprint-2023-scholarships-apply-now-b3f59324363d Deadline April 30, 2023.
NELSON CIVIC LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000
Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarships support community-minded student leaders in achieving their educational goals. Recipients will be selected based on their civic leadership, grades, and other factors including, without limitation, community involvement (such as extracurricular activities or part-time work and special circumstances) as demonstrated in their Application.
Application available on-line at https://pages.nelson.com/scholarship/. Deadline for 2023 coming soon.
NELSON INDIGENOUS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000
Awarding First Nation, Métis and Inuit student leaders who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, with the intent to pursue post-secondary studies in Education.
Application available on-line at https://pages.nelson.com/scholarship/. Deadline for 2023 coming soon.
NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES LOGISTICS SCHOLARSHIP - 2 OF $1,000
For a student who is enrolled (or enrolling) as full time student of an accredited college/university within a Canadian province, for completion of undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field. Limit of one (1) entry per contestant. Employees and professional affiliates of North American Van Lines (and their immediate families) are not eligible. Information and applications can be found at: https://www.northamericanvanlines.ca/scholarship. Deadline December 15, 2021.
NOVUS BIOLOGICALS SCHOLARSHIP - $1,500
Must have a major declared in a science related field, be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree or diploma program. Deadline December 08, 2021. https://www.novusbio.com/scholarship-program.html
NUTRIEN ABORIGINAL YOUTH FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AWARDS – $5,000 value
These Awards are now open to Aboriginal youth in grades 11 & 12. Recipients attend AFOA Canada's National Conference and participate in a special youth program designed to introduce youth to careers in Aboriginal finance and management. There is a 5 year Scholarship package valued at over $5,000.Call 1-866-722-2362 for details. Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry, pursuing post secondary education and considering a career in finance, management, commerce, business, accounting and/or economics, academic success.
ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2023.
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Scholarship you must: A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on the day of the deadline.
B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline.
C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. (Current High School Students are also eligible.)
D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada.
OPTERUS HELEN ROSE STEM AWARD - $10,000
To apply for the Helen Rose STEM Award, you must be a woman between the ages of 18-26 and plan on pursuing an education in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) at an accredited Canadian university or college. The student we are looking to fund is pursuing a field of study that will help them in the future to create or contribute to a new mindset for a better world. Example programs: Nursing, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, BSc in Psychology, etc. Deadline July 14, 2023. Application and more information available here.
OPTERUS VALERIE ANN ARTS AWARD - $10,000
To apply for the Valerie Ann Arts Award, you must be a woman between the ages of 18-26 and pursuing an education in the Arts at an accredited Canadian university or college. The student we are looking to fund is pursuing a field of study that will help them in the future to create or contribute to a new mindset for a better world. Example programs: Painting, Economics, BA in Psychology, History, Business, etc. Deadline July 14, 2023. Application and more information available here.
ORVILLE ERICKSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND – up to $4000
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education in the field of conservation. Criteria being that student must be:
- attending a full-time post-secondary program in the field of wildlife & conservation at a recognized Canadian Education Institute;
- must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant with the intent of working in Canada;
- must have financial need;
Further information & application are available at http://cwf-fcf.org/en/about-cwf/funding/scholarships/. Deadline May 25th each year.
OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Who is eligible: Canadian individuals pursuing post secondary education leading to a diploma or degree in agriculture.
Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually. One scholarship is awarded to an individual entering post secondary education from high school. The second scholarship is awarded to an individual who has already completed at least one year of post secondary study.
Deadline: June 30, 2023
More information: https://www.oyfcanada.com/language/en/nominations/scholarship/
PRETTY LIGHTROOM PRESETS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Must be a high school senior or be transitioning from high school to post secondary. To qualify, students must carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Lightroom tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the topics posted on the site. Deadline April 15 each year. https://www.lightroompresets.com/pages/pretty-lightroom-presets-scholarship-program
PRETTY PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Must be a high school senior or be transitioning from high school to post secondary. To qualify, students must carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included. https://www.photoshopactions.com/pages/pretty-photoshop-actions-scholarship-program Deadline October 15 each year.
RBC FUTURE LAUNCH SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH - 20 of $10,000 per year.
Applicant must meet the following scholarship eligibility requirements:
- Identify as Status Indian, a Non-Status Indian, Inuit or Métis;
- Be a permanent resident or citizen of Canada;
- Are between the age of 17 to 29 years old;
- Be a high school student enrolled in the 12th grade in the 2023-2024 academic year that will be entering post-secondary studies at an eligible post-secondary institution** in the 2024-2025 academic year;
Application & information available at https://www.rbc.com/en/future-launch/resource-type/scholarships-awards/indigenous-scholarship/. Deadline for application February 7, 2024
RBC FUTURE LAUNCH SCHOLARSHIP - $1,500
For Canadian youth between the ages of 15 and 29. Enrolled part time in school or not in school at all, Canadian citizen or Permanent resident, not working at RBC. Can be used for short-term courses, workshops, certificates, necessary equipment or books. No deadline- applications will be accepted year-round.
RE/MAX “QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE” SCHOOL BURSARY - 16 of $1,000 each
Sixteen individual bursaries of $1000 given to Western Canadian Grade 12 students based on an essay. Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills. Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.
Only on-line entries will be accepted. Students can enter online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxV6pSptSvyjkBGLoeiXx0LT_FmZ2flRX-UX7x0ZKa6HK37A/viewform
Deadline midnight, March 13, 2023.
RETAIL AS A CAREER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – 1 $5,000 Interac Scholarship, 1 $3,000 Canadian Retail Hall of Fame Scholarship, 18 $1,000 Industry Sponsored scholarships
Retail Education Scholarship winners will receive financial assistance for their post-secondary education & the opportunity to network and engage with the brightest professionals in the Canadian retail industry. To be considered for one of the scholarships applicants must meet the following criteria:
Enrolled full-time or part-time at a Canadian college or university
Pursuing a retail, business or marketing-related program
Currently working part-time or full-time within the retail industry
For more information, go to: http://www.retailcouncil.org/memberservices/retail-education/retail-as-a-career-scholarship-program. Deadline April 1, 2022.
RINGETTE GOALIE SCHOLARSHIPS 5-COUNT - 2 of $250
You must have been a goalkeeper for the past three years to apply for this scholarship. The 5-Count Ringette Goalie Scholarships are awarded annually to registered players who are actively playing as a goalkeeper. The scholarships are to be used for a unique opportunity that will benefit the recipient as a goalie, their team, and/or ringette in general. The scholarships have been made possible through the support of Keely Brown, Heather Konkin and the program they co-own, 5-Count Ringette Goalie Instruction.The application form and information can be found at https://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarships-awards/. Deadline April 30 each year.
RUDDER REID CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - up to $5000 for University, $3000 for college programs
Individuals resident in the Maritime Provinces, Alberta and British Columbia may apply for any of the scholarship awards offered. RRCF focuses its scholarships on wellness enabling, business and trade skills training. The selection of awardees will take into account the following criteria but not so as to limit the parameters of choice: financial need, academic achievement, integrity, innovation, commitment, demonstrated community service and society needs. Deadline May 31 each year. https://www.rudderreidfoundation.com/
RUPERTSLAND INSTITUTE MÉTIS AWARDS (RLI) - $7,500 for first year, to Up to $20,000 for postgraduates
Rupertsland Institute (RLI) provides post-secondary financial aid to Métis students to reduce the overall cost of education and the financial burden it can have. RLI seeks to increase the number of Métis students who successfully complete post-secondary studies and to bring parity between Métis post-secondary participation to that of other Albertans.
Various awards and supports are offered. The deadline for the MEF Métis Scholar Award and the MEF Early Learning and Child Care Métis Scholar Award is December 3, 2021.
SABRINA SHANNON MEMORIAL AWARD - 2 OF $1,000
For students entering their first year or continuing their studies at a post-secondary institution. The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award is dedicated to the life of Sabrina Shannon, an inspiring teenager who died from anaphylaxis in 2003. For more information and a link to the application form, go to: https://foodallergycanada.ca/our-impact-advocacy-and-services/advocacy-and-impact/community-awards/#:~:text=The%20Sabrina%20Shannon%20Memorial%20Award%20is%20dedicated%20to%20the%20life,Canada%20and%20the%20United%20States Deadline April 3, 2023
SCHOLARTREE $1,000 GIVEAWAY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Click Apply and tell ScholarTree what you think of ScholarTree to be entered into the giveaway! One lucky student will be selected at random and receive the $1000 prize.
Deadline May 31, 2022. https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/scholarship/Nhr8zM2xTV
SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS - 50 of $120,000 each in Engineering and 50 of $100,000 each in Science or Math
All Canadian high schools are eligible to select 1 candidate each year to represent the school as a Schulich Leader. Criteria: enrolling in a program at one of the 20 participating Canadian universities in a STEM area of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) (not medicine). Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and possess at least 2 of the following 3 attributes: academic excellence, outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, financial need.
For consideration as the Schulich Leader, students must complete a record of accomplishments found here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10ECF0icFEwWysTcwxMm4V9baRp6zggXa99MSDRKJ69w/edit?usp=sharing, and submit it to the LCHS Career Centre on or by December 7, 2022.
SCOTIABANK STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP CONTESTS - 4 of $3,750
The Scotiabank Scholarships are offered in conjunction with myBlueprint. There are 4 categories of scholarship, each with its own set of criteria. Carefully review the Application Form on the website here for specific application requirements. The deadline for the contest phase is April 30, 2022. This will be followed by a scholarship phase (details in the rules and regulations link for each scholarship).
SERVICESCAPE SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 USD
To apply for the ServiceScape Scholarship, all scholarship applicants should fill out the application form and submit a 300 word essay on this topic: How does writing impact today's world? Rules and exclusions apply. See: https://www.servicescape.com/scholarship for more details. Deadline November 29, 2023.
SKILLS FOR HOPE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - $1,500
Applicants entering or continuing Post-secondary in Canada. Must demonstrate involvement with community service or volunteerism. Must demonstrate the ability to overcome challenges to achieve their goals. More information and application available at: https://www.skillsforhope.org/scholarships/apply-for-scholarships/. Deadline March 19, 2023
SPINA BIFIDA AND HYDROCEPHALUS ASSOCIATION BURSARY PROGRAM - 2 of $1000 each
This bursary is available for Canadians with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus to develop independence and responsibility for their future education and to encourage and support them while pursuing higher education at university or other post secondary studies. Application available on-line at http://sbhac.ca/bursary/ Deadline: May 18, 2022.
STEAM HORIZON AWARDS - 5 of $25,000
STEAM Horizon Awards recipients will have inspiring achievements in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. These achievements could be formally recognized – a science fair win, a published app, a patented invention, etc. or they could be less formally recognized – the founding of a local coding club, developing a course for kids, or creating a local interactive art installation. Regardless of the accomplishment, it must reflect passion and illustrate a positive impact on the community. For more information and the application, go to: https://steamhorizonawards.ca/. Deadline January 14, 2022.
STORWELL'S FOSTER CHILDREN BURSARY PROGRAM - $2,000
Applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program and agree to having the above organization verify the same. Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/ vocational College or post-secondary institution in Canada or USA as of Sept 2022. Must be a Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident and be 24 years of age or less at the time of application Winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website. See https://www.storwell.com/bursary-application for the application and further details. Deadline September 1, 2022.
TC ENERGY SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM - 800 across Canada & the US, up to $5,000
Offers over $1 milliion in scholarships to students across Canada and the US including 40 Trades scholarships of $2,500 each, 40 STEM Scholarships of $5,000 each and 200 Indigenous Legacy scholarships valued at $5,000 each. Must be enrolled in or have applied for post secondary education, be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, be located in a community near TC Energy's operations or projects.TC Energy employees and dependants may not apply. For more information, please go to: https://www.tcenergy.com/community-giving/scholarships/Canada-En/#subscribe-form. Deadline May 5, 2023.
TD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP - Up to $70,000 over 4 years
Twenty TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are awarded to students in their last year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec) who have demonstrated leadership in improving their community. Each scholarship has a value of up to $70,000 and includes:
- Up to $10,000 for tuition per year (for up to a maximum of four years)
- Up to $7,500 a year for living expenses (for up to a maximum of four years)
Applications are now open for students in their last year of high school. Deadline November 15th, 2022.
TD SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES - up to $60,000 over 4 years
Regardless of field of study, scholarships are open to First Nations, Metis and Inuit who are members / citizens of a First Nation, Metis or Inuit community who: have applied for a full-time minimum 2-year program with an approved post-secondary institution for the next year of study; OR
are enrolled in, or accepted to, a full-time minimum two-year program with an approved post-secondary institution for the next year of study.
There are 25 scholarships available. for more details, please see: https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/solutions/student-advice/indigenous-student-scholarships-grants-and-bursaries/ Deadline November 6, 2023.
TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD PROGRAM - $3500 to $7000 per year for up to 4 years
Criteria: Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work, Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, undergraduates studying towards their first university degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution in Canada, maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work. Terry Fox Humanitarian Award recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox, their courage in overcoming obstacles, and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. For more information and applications, visit www.terryfoxawards.ca. Application deadline is December 1, 2023.
VANCOUVER FILM SCHOOL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY - $8,000 to full tuition
2 awards of fully paid tuition towards the VFS full-time program of choice
2 awards of $15,000 towards the VFS full-time program of choice
3 awards of $8,000 towards the VFS full-time program of choice
Applicants must identify as First Nations (status or non-status), Inuit, or Métis, and must be at least 18 years of age at the time of your program’s start date. The VFS Indigenous Peoples Scholarship for Creative Industry Arts will be applied towards eligible program tuition and has no redeemable cash value.
The 2021 deadline was July 20, 2021. 2022 information is not yet available.
VIMY PILGRIMAGE AWARD: One Week of Study Abroad
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award consists of a fully funded week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study Canada’s tremendous First World War effort. The program, scheduled for November 2 - 12, 2021, is offered by the Vimy Foundation and features daily visits to important First World War sites including museums, cemeteries, and historic battlefields. A total of 20 students will be selected for the 2021 program. Applicants are required to submit a 500 word essay describing their volunteer work; a 500-750 word biography of, and tribute to, a solider or nursing sister; a 500 word motivation letter; a resume detailing their relevant experiences; and a reference letter from a teacher, guidance counselor or principal, service club, volunteer organization, etc. In choosing award winners, the Award Committee will take into consideration all elements submitted for the application with special emphasis placed on the applicant’s volunteer work/service to their communities.
Go to: https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/vimy-pilgrimage-award/ for further information. Application deadline December 20, 2022.
ZOEKEN AGAINST THE ODDS SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Applicants from all backgrounds, disciplines and Canadian provinces and US States are encouraged to apply. The Scholarships are awarded every six months during the months of March and October. You must be a current student to be eligible for this scholarship. The Deadline: February 28 for the March Award and September 30 for the October award.
To be considered for this scholarship, please provide the following details:
-University or college
-Anticipated year of graduation
-Major/minor area of study
In addition to above, Please send an essay of no more than 500 words highlighting the toughest odds you have faced in your life so far and how you overcame them to continue on the path of academic success. If you are still grappling with those odds, you are especially encouraged to apply.
Please send your scholarship essay and details via email to email@example.com. For more information: https://www.zoeken.ca/home/sch