National Scholarships

National Scholarships

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. Applications open March 1, 2021.  Information available at: https://4-h-canada.ca/lead.  Deadline May 31, 2021.

 

4-H SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

4-H offers a number of scholarships that open for application on March 1, 2021. These are all 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, 2021.  More information and applications available at: https://4-h-canada.ca/scholarships.

 

7BINARYOPTIONS.COM SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST - $3,000

"All students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for this scholarship essay contest. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students and adult learners are all also encouraged to apply. To enter the 2020 scholarship, you will need to write an essay with the title: “The Goals I Will Achieve in 10 Years.” All applications must be sent to: scholarship@7binaryoptions.com before December 15th, 2020 with the title “Scholarship Essay Contest”.
The style does not necessarily need to be in an academic style – you can be creative and use your own style and imagination.  For more information, look here.  

 

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 http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarship-forms.

 

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://www.aiacanada.com/career-resources/grants-and-scholarships/.

 

ALLIANCE FOR EQUITY OF BLIND CANADIANS T-BASE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM $1,000

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 26, 2021

 

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://www.aiacanada.com/career-resources/grants-and-scholarships/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. For complete rules, visit aynrand.org/contests.

Apply at: https://programs.aynrand.org/prog/2020-21_atlas_shrugged_essay_contest/  Deadline September 27, 2021.

 

BAYER FUND OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP-  $1500

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/Our-Company/ScholarshipInformation/Opportunity-Scholarship or in the Career Centre.  Deadline June 10, 2021.

 

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, 2021.

 

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, 2021

 

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.

Scheduled for August 8 - 20, 2020 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/The Beaverbrook Vimy Prize is on hold until 2022.

 

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, 2021.  For more information, go to: https://bigsunathletics.com/.

 

BLITZ 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.nowblitz.com/blitz-scholarship/

Deadline July 1, 2021

 

BRANDON WALLI "PHONES DOWN, EYES UP" MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

The Brandon Walli "Phones Down, Eyes Up" Memorial Scholarship is open to students graduating in 2020 who are pursuing a post-secondary education in music and the arts and who have volunteer experience. Geotab is proudly hosting this scholarship in Brandon Walli's name for students who show the same love of music and art that Brandon possessed. Brandon Walli tragically lost his life at the age of 23 while crossing the road in 2016. Deadline March 15, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.   https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/the-brandon-walli-phones-down-eyes-up-memorial-scholarship/yYp9MgCf3N

 

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, 2020  at 11:59 PM PDT.
www.breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org.

 

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, 2020.  

 

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, 2021 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, 2021.  Must request nomination from your school by submitting your application to the Career Centre.  Schools are allowed to nominate only one student.

 

CANADIAN COWBOYS ASSOCIATION HIGH SCHOOL RODEO SCHOLARSHIP -  2 of $500

Must be a member in good standing with SHSRA; Provide proof of enrollment to a secondary institution or program prior to the Scholarship being paid out; Complete the application form in full.   https://canadiancowboys.ca/scholarships/   Deadline July 31 of each year. 
Provide the CCA with a written application (essay form) that includes the following:
• Number of years involved in rodeos
• Events worked in rodeos
• Rodeo Accomplishments
• Rodeo goals
• Education goals
• Financial need (how would the scholarship help your needs)
• A short summary of what rodeo means to you

 

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 3, 2021 at 5 pm (EST).

 

CANADIAN NATURAL 'BUILDING FUTURES' SCHOLARSHIP - up to $3000

Applicants must be a resident of Western Canada, residing in or near our Canadian operations; must be pursuing technical or trades education/training related to oil & natural gas industry; must show evidence of a commitment to education, e.g. maintaining at least a C+ average (66% - 79%) in your courses; Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to provide their Aboriginal affiliation information; A list of other criteria may be found in the brochure on-line @ https://www.cnrl.com/upload/media_element/107/02/building-futures-brochure-2012-final.pdf. 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 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, 2021.  https://studentleadership.ca/what-we-do-2/awards-and-scholarships/

 

CANADIAN WOMEN IN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

There are five awards of $1000 each, with one award to be presented in each of the five regions of Canada (British Columbia, The Prairies and Territories, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada).  The scholarship is open to female students enrolled in any year of study in secondary school and who are contributing to their school's leadership team or student council.  Deadline January 15, 2021  For more information and to apply, please go to: https://fcm.ca/en/about-fcm/awards/canadian-women-in-municipal-government-scholarship

 

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 http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarship-forms.  

 

COVER GUY 7TH 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: scholarships@thecoverguy.com. 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 1, 2020

 

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.  Applications open September 23, 2021.  https://friends.ca/dalton-camp-award/

 

DAVE DONLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - 2 of $7,500

The scholarship is open to post-secondary students who have been accepted or are enrolled in an Information Technology or Computer Science program anywhere in Canada. Students must demonstrate a passion for information technology or computer programming, demonstrate the ability to problem solve through critical thinking and demonstrate an enthusiasm to help others.

APPLICATION  The deadline is April 30, 2021.  

 

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 2020/2021.

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 2021
Proof of Fall 2021 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, 2021, 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.

 

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.

 

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.

  1. 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.
  2. The subject of the essay must fall within the parameters described on the web site.
  3. 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).
  4. 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, 2021. 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/ethelboyceDeadline 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 February 15, 2021, 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

2021 Essay Contest -- The Ideas of Joseph Schumpeter: Exploring the Concept of Creative Destruction.  Construct an essay exploring the importance of Joseph Schumpeter’s concept of creative destruction in understanding entrepreneurialism and economic progress in today’s world. Entrants may choose to analyze a particular industry or business (during any time-period) as a case study to bolster their essay.  Go to https://www.fraserinstitute.org/education-programs/students/essay-contest for more information and useful links and to submit your essay.  Deadline June 1, 2021.

 

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, 2021

More information: https://masterfeeds.com/future-ag-master-program

 

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.  Please go to https://golfcanadafoundation.com/golf-canada-foundation-scholarships for more information.  Due to COVID-19, Applications will open July 1st.  Deadline August 31, 2020.

 

HAYWOOD HUNT & ASSOCIATES 2021 SCHOLARSHIP - $1,250

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 2021/2022 school year. To apply: Write a 500-1000 word essay that expresses your ideas about how “The Internet and Social Media have changed the way that Police and Law Enforcement investigate crimes. From finding felons on Facebook to thwarting thugs on Twitter, please list your top 5 most effective ways that law enforcement has embraced the Internet and social media to fight crime.”  More details and application information can be found at: https://www.haywoodhunt.ca/scholarship.html.  Deadline August 31, 2021

 

HORATIO ALGER CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -  160 scholarships of $5,000

Criteria: Plans to enter post secondary no later than the fall following graduation, strong commitment to pursuing and completing a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada, critical financial need (family income of $65,000 or less), involvement in co-curricular and community activities and a minimum grade percentage of 65.   Apply online at: https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships. Deadline October 26, 2020.

 

HORATIO ALGER CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -  10 scholarships of $10,000

Criteria: Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university; Prove critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required); Demonstrate desire and ability to be entrepreneurial in a chosen field; Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities; Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity  Apply online at: https://horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/about-our-scholarships-programs/national-scholarships/. Deadline October 26, 2020.

 

HUSKY ENERGY ABORIGINAL EDUCATION AWARDS - $5,000 & $3,500

Three scholarships of $5,000 for university programs, for up to 4 years and two scholarships of $3,500 for College or Technical Institute programs, for up to two years.

Husky Energy awards these bursaries to Aboriginal students who strive to achieve greater career success by pursuing education. Applicant must be:

  • Canadian citizen of Aboriginal ancestry
  • In need of financial assistance
  • Affiliated with a community in close proximity to Husky operations

Deadline for application last business day before June 1. Application and information available at http://www.huskyenergy.com/socialresponsibility/aboriginalaffairs/educationawards.asp

 

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.  http://www.iwsh.org/hidden/iwsh-essay-scholarship-contest/

Deadline April 30, 2021.

 

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 30, 2021.

 

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 January 10, 2021.

 

'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 

 

LAMBDA FOUNDATION TUITION AWARD IN STEM @ U OF A - $2,500 annually for up to 4 years

Must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, and must be openly “out” in the LGBT community, must provide official proof of acceptance as a first year, full-time, undergraduate student, majoring in a STEM program at the University of Alberta, should be an active member of the LGBT community. For further information and criteria, please go to the website.  http://www.lambdafoundation.org/?q=node/58  Deadline August 15, 2019.

 

LECLAIR DECOR DESIGN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000

This scholarship is open to any Canadian student who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or as a person of colour, who is entering or currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary Interior Design OR Interior Decorating OR Architecture / Architectural Technology program at a Canadian college or university.  Apply at: https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/scholarship/yBZ68orpQFK.  Deadline May 31, 2021

 

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 May 1, 2021.

 

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 3 cycles of award per year.  Deadlines are: April 30, July 30 and November 30, 2021.

 

LORAN AWARDS - up to $100,000 over 4 years

Each high school can sponsor up to three students for these scholarships, which are valued at up to $100,000 each over four years of university. Students who are not sponsored may apply by direct entry. Successful applicants will have an 85%+ academic average in high school in addition to demonstrated leadership potential and interest in service activities in and out of school. Deadline for Sponsored Applicants: September 29  to the LCHS Awards Committee, October 15, 2020, 8 :00 PM EDT for final submission; Direct Pool deadline October 22, 2020 8:00 PM EDT. Must be graduating.  Applications available on-line mid-September at www.loranaward.ca

 

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, 2021

 

MEDIA GIRLFRIENDS COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP - $10,000

This scholarship is for Canadian female or non-binary students age 17-30 studying journalism, communications, media, or tech. One scholarship will be awarded to a high school student entering a program, the other to a student already enrolled in a college or university program.  https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/2021-media-girlfriends-college-or-university-scholarship/NMMUyEQBK0?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=st_weekly_roundup.  Deadline April 30, 2021.

 

MIKE PUHALLO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $500

Sponsored by BC Cowboy Heritage Society and Canadian Cowboy Country Magazine.  To enter, applicants must provide an original piece of rhyming cowboy poetry (other poetry will not be accepted) and a completed and signed entry form.  Deadline December 31 annually.  https://www.bcchs.com/mike-puhallo-scholarship.html

 

MYBLUEPRINT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - $3,750.00

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, must attend a school in Canada and be currently enrolled in Grade 12 and 16 years or older. Students will access the scholarship application directly using their myBlueprint account. Information available at: Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, must attend a school in Canada and be currently enrolled in Grade 12 and 16 years or older. Students will access the scholarship application directly using their myBlueprint account. Information available at: https://blog.myblueprint.ca/scotiabank-invests-30k-into-myblueprint-scholarship-program-1daa510615a4.  Deadline April 30, 2021 @ 9:59 PM for Phase 1.

 

NELSON CIVIC LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - 3 of $3,000 

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 www.nelson.com/scholarship . Deadline June 30, 2019.

 

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, 2020.

 

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 10, 2020.  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.

Go to AFOA Canada for further information. DEADLINE:  April 29, 2021, 9PM ET.

Applicatoin found here.

 

ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP - $500

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship Deadline: March 30th, 2021

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.

The scholarship winner will be announced roughly six weeks after the deadline and will be posted at https://odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php immediately after. All applications must be received by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline. No late applications will be reviewed. GO TO APPLICATION

 

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, 2020

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.  https://www.lightroompresets.com/pages/pretty-lightroom-presets-scholarship-program  Deadline April 15 each year.

 

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 INDIGENOUS STUDENT AWARDS - 10 of $4000 per year (max. 4 years)

Applicant must be a Status Indian, a Non-status Indian, Inuit or Métis and meet these criteria:

  • You are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • You have been accepted to or are currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • You maintain a full course load that leads to recognized degree, certificate or diploma
  • You require financial assistance to pursue your education

Application & information available at http://aboriginalstudents.ca/site-sponsors/rbc/. Deadline for application February 28, 2021.

 

RBC CAPITAL MARKETS SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN - up to 8 @ $5,000 

Female students in full-time undergraduate studies graduating in December 2019 or Spring 2020, enrolled in a business, engineering or economics program at a university in Canada. Up to 4 awards worth $5,000 each PLUS a 2019 summer analyst position with RBC Capital Markets in Toronto.  More details available at: https://www.rbccm.com/en/careers/scholarships.page Friday, April 12, 2019 – Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

 

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. Learning opportunities for this application period must take place between May 5, 2021 and August 31, 2021. The end date of your learning opportunity must not be prior to the application deadline.  Deadline May 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST (11:00 AM MST).

https://www.rbc.com/dms/enterprise/futurelaunch/future-launch-scholarship.html

 

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://blog.remax.ca/quest-for-excellence/
Deadline March 15, 2021.

 

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.  The application is at: https://retailcouncilcanada-apply.smapply.io/prog/2021RESP/  Deadline May 31, 2021 12:00 pm EST.

 

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 http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarship-forms.  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 (RLI) - $7,500 to Up to $20,000

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. 

https://www.rupertsland.org/post-secondary-funding/

 

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, 2021.  https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/scholarship/Nhr8zM2xTV

 

SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS - 25 of $100,000 each in Engineering and 25 of $80,000 each in Science, Technology 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, 2020.

 

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, 2021.  

 

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 19, 2021.

 

STACEY LEVITT MEMORIAL AWARD - 1 of $2,500

The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award was created in memory and celebration of Stacey’s life by her family through Parachute. The Levitt family will award the selected recipient $2,500 to ultimately live their life to the fullest. This can be accomplished through extension of education, engagement in sports and recreational activities, or investment into a travel experience, all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey. Grant recipients will be expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds.  See more at http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C413.  Deadline February 28, 2021.

 

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 15, 2021.

 

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)

www.td.com/scholarships

Applications for students starting college or university in September 2021 are now open, and will close on November 13, 2020.  APPLY AT:  https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca/welcome/td_en 

 

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 February 1 of each year.

 

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. Applications open January 4, 2021.  Deadline: February 15, 2021.

 

WESTON YOUTH INNOVATION AWARD - UP TO $15,000

Looks for individuals or groups who: are between the ages of 14 and 18, have used science and/or technology as the basis for developing creative and innovative ideas aimed at solving real-world problems, put their ideas into action and as a result, have had a positive impact either in their own community or on a broader scale. To find out if you qualify, send an email expressing interest and describing why you think you should receive the award to the link on https://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/teachers-plus-students/weston-youth-innovation-award.  Deadline for submitting your application is February 12, 2021.

 

WINFIELD UNITED CANADA CAREERS IN AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

The Careers in Agriculture Scholarship is based on scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture, and a perceived ability to contribute to agriculture in the future.

  • a high school senior, college freshman, or a college sophomore
  • pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agronomy, crop production, or a closely related field
  • not a dependent of anyone employed by WinField United or Land O’Lakes, Inc.
  • not a previous recipient of any scholarship administered by the Land O’Lakes Foundation

Applications (with requirements) must be postmarked by: FEBRUARY 28, 2020. Go to: https://www.winfieldunited.com/news-and-insights/winfield-united-careers-in-agriculture-scholarship-application for further details.

 

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:
-Full Name
-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 scholarship@zoeken.ca For more information: https://www.zoeken.ca/home/scholarship/