National Scholarships

National Scholarships

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.


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 March 31 each year. Applications are available at



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:



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  Deadline November 30 each year.



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 or in the Career Centre.  Deadline May 31, 2019.


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 2019 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:  Deadline March 3, 2019.


BREAKTHROUGH JUNIOR CHALLENGE - $250,000 Post secondary scholarship, $50,000 for your teacher, $100,000 breakthrough Science Lab

To enter, create a short video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences 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 15, 2019  at 11:59 PM PDT.



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:  Deadline December 15, 2019.  



Who is eligible: Canadian Grade 12 students who are entering into an accredited agriculture college or university.   Six $2,500 scholarships will be awarded annually to students based on a combination of leadership attributes, academic standing, and an essay response to the question, "What do you consider to be the three main opportunities for the Canadian agriculture industry and which one inspires you the most?"

Deadline: April 30, 2019 5:00 PM EST.  More information at:



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.   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



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 Deadline March 8, 2019 at 3 pm (EST).



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 @ 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.



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 10, 2020  For more information and to apply, please go to:



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. Applicant must also have achieved academic excellence of minimum B average or equivalent. Applications sent to Ringette Canada must be received in their office no later than March 31 each year. Applications available on-line at  


COLONEL  DOUGLAS H. GUNTER HISTORY AWARDS (formerly the Canadian War Museum History Awards) -  5 of $1000

Open to graduating students who submit an original work using text, visual art, web design or audio or video production. Each year, the Canadian War Museum selects a theme on which students must base their work. Deadline for 2018 was February 23. See the website for the theme and the application form.  This scholarship is under review and will not be offered for the 2018-2019 school year.



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 2020
Proof of Fall 2020 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

Apply online at:  Deadline July 31, 2020.



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:    Deadline January 31, 2020. 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 September 15, each year.



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. Deadline February 15, 2019.  Applications available at:



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, 2019

More information:



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:   Application deadline April 1, 2019 at 11:59 EST.



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: for more information.  Deadline June 30, 2019



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: Deadline October 25, 2019, 3:00 PM.


HUSKY ENERGY ABORIGINAL EDUCATION AWARDS - $3,000 - 3 University (max 4 yrs funding); $2,500 - 2 Community/Tech College (max 2 yrs funding); $1,000 - 1 Secondary School (max one yr funding)

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


JOB-APPLICATIONS.CA WORKING PARENT COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 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.  Deadline December 8, 2018.



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 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.  Deadline August 15, 2019.



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 September 17, 2018 through December 31, 2018. 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:  Deadline December 31, 2019.


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 30  to the LCHS Awards Committee, October 17, 8 :00 PM EDT for final submission; Direct Pool deadline October 24 8:00 PM EDT, 2019. Must be graduating.  Applications available on-line mid-September at



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 . Deadline June 30, 2019.



There are four $1,000 bursaries to be awarded. Bursaries are available to First Nation, Inuit and Métis students attending college or university as a full-time student in an academic program such as Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Commerce and/or other finance related programs.  Applications can be found at: Deadline TBA



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 Deadline May 25th each year.



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, 2019

More information:



The PDK Educational Foundation annually awards scholarships to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK. ~Eligible students include:
High school seniors intending to major in education ~

  • Who are a member of a PDK sponsored FEA club at their high school or
  • Are the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing or
  • Have one of their reference letters written by a Kappan in good standing or
  • Whose application is selected to represent the PDK chapter in their area.
  • Undergraduate members of PDK who are enrolled in a college education program

Application available on-line at Deadline April 3, 2019.



Awarded on the basis of each candidate's scholarship, capacity for leadership and good citizenship (as indicated by community, university, and fraternal activities), and need for financial assistance. Deadline May 26, 2019.



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 Awards site for further information. DEADLINE:  Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 9 PM EST


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 Deadline for application February 28, 2019.



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: Friday, April 12, 2019 – Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST


SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA ARE UNDER REVIEW.  PLEASE CHECK BACK IN LATE SPRING 2019.  To qualify students must be in their graduating year of High School, and planning to be enrolled in a degree or diploma program at a public Canadian university or college, be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.  To check for more information & eligibility standards please visit the website @



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
Deadline March 11, 2019.


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

2019 Retail as a Career Scholarship winners will receive:
Financial assistance for their post-secondary education,
Hotel and travel expenses to come to Toronto on May 29 & 30 to attend STORE - Canada's BIGGEST retail conference - and the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala        

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 Fall 2019
Pursuing a retail, business or marketing-related program
Currently working part-time or full-time within the retail industry      

For more information, go to:  Deadline April 1, 2019, 12:00 pm EST.



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  Deadline March 31, each year.  


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. Applications for nomination available at the Career Centre, where they will be accepted until January 8, 2019.



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 (click on Bursary on bar to the left). Deadline: May 15, 2019, postmarked by noon.



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  Deadline March 2 each year.



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:  Deadline January 16, 2019.



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 for the 2019/2020 year will close on November 15, 2019.  APPLY AT


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  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 April 2–10, 2020, 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 2020 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: for further information.  Deadline November 17, 2019 @11:59 PM (Pacific Time).



United Suppliers Canada offer three scholarships worth $2000.00 each. The scholarship is available to high school graduating students and first, second, third, and fourth year university/college students attending a Canadian post-secondary institution in an agriculture program (degree or diploma). The scholarship committee will take into consideration the academic standing, community involvement and essay submissions of each candidate.

Please submit your answer to the following question in a typed essay along with this application form by November 30, 2018.
Essay Question: The role of the agronomist continues to evolve. Satellite imagery, drones, in-season tissue samples, variable rate seed and fertilizer applications, and many other new technologies have all transformed the face of agriculture. The role of the agronomist now encompasses more than just crop scouting and product recommendations. What do you think the agronomist of the future might look like?  Will artificial intelligence be able to replace the human agronomist?

Requirements: Proof of enrollment in an academic institution (i.e. acceptance letter), High school or last semester’s post-secondary transcripts, Application Form, Essay submission - maximum of 750 words.  Go to:  for further details.


WOWAUTOS' ADVERSITY BUILDERS AWARD - 1 award of $500 every 6 months

WowAutos is pleased to offer two scholarships per year for students graduating from Canadian high schools and going into the fields of engineering, computer science, business, accounting and/or marketing. 

To be considered for this scholarship, please provide  your full Name, the University or college you plan to attend, your Program of study and your anticipated year of graduation.  Please submit an essay of no more than 500 words highlighting the toughest challenges you have faced so far in your student or personal lives and how you have overcome them.  If you are still going through a challenging phase in your life and think this scholarship would be helpful, you are especially encouraged to apply.  

Deadlines: January 4 & July 4, 2019 at  Each student may submit only one application, on the date of choice.   For more information, please go to:

The successful applicants will be selected and notified in the second week of January 2019 and the second week of July 2019 respectively.  



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 For more information: