Resources for Applying to College/University/Trades/Scholarships

Below are some helpful resources to students applying to a Canadian college or university.

Ontario Colleges are Introducing FindYourTrade

A New Skilled Trades and Technology Microsite –

Their new microsite dedicated to helping bring to light the many rewarding careers in trades and technology is live!

Called FindYourTrade, the site features a robust search tool that enables learners to explore and apply to skilled trades and technology programs available through Ontario’s public colleges.

In addition to helping learners search for programs, FindYourTrade can also help visitors:
• Learn about careers in five major skilled trades areas, including construction, industrial, motive power, the service sector, and technology
• Read blogs with news about the skilled trades, including what it’s like to be in a trades program or work in a trades career
• Access one-on-one consultations with members of the OCAS Contact Centre team who are familiar with the colleges’ skilled trades and technology programs and the requirements for entering those programs

Scholarship Opportunity – From The Jamaican Canadian Association

Established in 2002, the Program provides financial support to students of Caribbean and African heritage who are pursuing studies at an Ontario college or university. Over 40 scholarships are available for graduating high school students, and the minimum value of scholarships is $1,000. The deadline to apply to the 2022 Program is July 15th . Students can visit for a list of available scholarships, and to submit an online application.

Bartucci, AmandaResources for Applying to College/University/Trades/Scholarships