Scholarships

The Scholarship Report

Student Services subscribes to an online resource, “The Scholarship Report,” that contains a wealth of information regarding scholarships, awards, and bursaries. A hard copy is available for perusal in the Scholarship Binder in Student Services.  ** This report is now available on Student Services D2L page. Students can log on to D2L to view current issues of The Scholarship Report as they become available

Any new Scholarship/Bursary/Awards information received throughout the year will be handled as follows:

  • Information will be conveyed during morning announcements.
  • Photocopies of scholarship information received via Canada Post will be placed in the scholarship binder.
  • Students are encouraged to check D2L frequently for updated information, including scholarship deadlines and applications for scholarships that require nomination. All applications for nominated scholarships must be submitted via D2L.

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Key websites to access for information:

  • ScholarshipsCanada.com. Fill in your profile and be matched to scholarships in their database
  • OSAP – estimate how much money you will be eligible for through OSAP
  • Use Aeroplan or TD Points from the Travel Rewards Program to help pay for your education through HigherEdPoints
  • Scholarship-grants.org – various listings of college, university and institutional scholarships sorted into various groupings such as:
    top ranking universities, categories i.e. high school seniors, women, etc.), by deadline, by province
  • findmyscholarships.com – created by students for students. Their goal is to help all Canadian Students find external scholarships in Canada.
  • dosomething.org – The “dosomething” website listed has a particular emphasis on social justice and related causes, as opposed to academics.
  • http://www.canlearn.ca Government of Canada Student Financial Assistance homepage
  • Scholartree.ca – 100% free to students, where scholarships are updated everyday

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  • einfo – links to individual university scholarships/awards/bursaries available for Ontario
  • yconic.com – links and information on numerous scholarships (this is the site for studentawards.com)

2020/2021 Scholarship, Bursary, Award information

If you are applying for any scholarships/bursaries listed below, please inform Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn. If you would like information on last year’s scholarships, please click the following (LINK).  To view the the most up-to-date information, including applications for scholarships that require nominations, please visit our Student Services D2L page.

Scholarship: Loran Scholars Foundation

Important Information

  • Based on character, service, and leadership.
  • Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000. Each Loran Award includes:
  • An annual stipend of $10,000
  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings
  • https://loranscholar.ca/

Nomination packages are available in Student Services and are due to Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn by ______________________________. Students who do not wish to be sponsored can apply to the “direct pool” (deadline October). Please view their website for more information and online application:

Loran Scholar Activity Record WORD version / PDF Version


Scholarship: Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs

Important Information

Offers financial assistance to students in need who show integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Student must be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Student must be graduating in the spring/summer and attending a bachelor program next fall. Minimum average of 65% required. Online registration required.


Scholarship: Schulich Leader Scholarships

Important Information

Student must be nominated; 1 nomination per school. For students enrolling in STEM programs at a partner university. Nominees must meet 2 of the 3 criteria: 1) Academic Excellence 2) Leadership 3) Financial Need. *Note: Nominees must not be planning a career as a medical practitioner. Application packages are available in Student Services or can be completed using the link below.

    • Nomination Package due – November
    • Application due – January
    • Schulich Leader Nominee Application (PDF Version, WORD Version)

Scholarship: The Cover Guy 

Important Information

  • $1,000
  • Student must be enrolled in a program at a university, college or trade school in Canada or the United States
  • The applicant must submit an article consisting of 500-1000 words about his/her experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc…
  • See the website for more information:

Scholarship: Queen’s Chancellor’s Award

Important Information

This is the date nomination forms are due in Student Services. BR can nominate a maximum of 2 students. See attached for nomination form or pick one up in Student Services beginning Oct.  Students must demonstrate considerable leadership experiences, meaningful volunteer work, and have an average of 90% or higher.

Application due – November

2019 Queen’s University Chancellor Nomination Form (WORD Version, PDF Version)


Scholarship: Burger King Scholar

Important Information

  • Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.
  • Must be active in the community: volunteering, sports, clubs, religious organizations
  • Be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee

Scholarship: Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Important Information

To be considered for the Award, applicants must meet be:

  • In good academic standing.
  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
  • Students graduating from high school or students who have completed high school
  • Involved in voluntary humanitarian activities (for which they have not been compensated).
  • Planning to or are already studying towards their first university degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution
  • Online application
  • 3 referees needed
  • Transcript required
  • $28,000 over 4 years

Scholarship: Western National Scholarship Program

Important Information

  • Student must be nominated and we can nominate up to 4 individuals. Nomination packages are available in Student Services. Please see Mrs. Pietrobon-Flynn if you are applying to be nominated.
  • 90% minimum overall average on Gr. 12 U/M courses.
  • “National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates who demonstrate ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning. National Scholarships also recognize exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities such as the arts and athletics. A special emphasis is placed on a candidate’s commitment to community service through ongoing contributions to school and community life.”
  • Note that there is an extensive application package for these awards. As part of the package, students are required to write a 1000-1250 word research essay.

Western National Scholarship Nomination Application (WORD Version, PDF Version)


Scholarship: RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program 

Important Information

  • Selection based on personal and academic achievement and financial need
  • Open to: Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Metis students
  • Up to $4,000  per academic year for 2-4 years

Scholarship: Young Scholar Award  

Important Information

  • Open to all high school students in Ontario who plan on pursuing post-secondary education
  • Recognizes students who demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities and who have made a significant contribution to their school and community
  • $500
  • Online application
  • 2 reference letters needed, 1 from the school, 1 from the community
  • 4 short answer responses required
  • Transcript needed

Scholarship: Milton Chamber of Commerce  

Important Information

  • Six $1,000 scholarships awarded to Milton students attending their first year of post-secondary education; 3 categories: one for a student from each Milton high school, one for a high school student registered in an Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program and one for a child of a Chamber member.
  • Students must exhibit: Academic Achievement · Community, school and business involvement · Leadership
  • Requirements:
  • Transcript
  • List of achievements you have received in the last three years, academic or otherwise.
  • Describe your school related activities and identify your significant contributions both to school and community.
  • One-page typed essay of 250 words on the following topic: Discuss the role of the Chamber of Commerce in our community.
  • Two letters of endorsement provided by non-related parties (teacher, community leader, counsellor, etc.) which support your academic/extra-curricular achievement and community/volunteer work.

    Scholarship: Canadian Federation of University Women  

    Important Information

    • Female high school graduates pursuing university, college, or trade school
    • Must demonstrate excellent academic achievement
    • Outstanding school and community leadership and citizenship qualities
  • To apply: complete application, short essay required, 2 letters of reference needed, transcript

    Scholarship: Jean Lumb Foundation   

    Important Information

      • Female high school students of Chinese heritage
      • Open to students in Grades 9-12
      • Seven award categories valued at $1,000 each
      • Excellence in academics, athletics, arts, community services, dignity of life, defense of the environment, and innovation
      • Reference letters (2) needed

    Scholarship: Dr. BF Lawrence International Summer Science Institute 

    Important Information

    • Selected students will spend the month of July working with scientific leaders at the world-renowned Weizmann Institute of Science
    • Students must be 18 yrs. old and in good health.
    • The application is extensive and includes a transcript and 2 letters of recommendation, among other items.

    Scholarship: Toronto Real Estate Board  

    Important Information

    • 2 x $5000 scholarship
    • 2 x $2500 scholarship
    • Open to Gr. 12 students pursuing post-secondary education after graduation
    • Applicants must possess a range of leadership qualities and community involvement
    • Requirements:
      1. application,
      2. essay on a GTA housing related topic
      3. resume
      4. references

Scholarship: University of Guelph Entrance Scholarships   

Important Information

  • This application is open to students entering any program offered by the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics who have achieved a minimum 80% admission average, and demonstrate ethical leadership and business principles. Please visit the Student Financial Services website for more information on who is eligible to apply. Applications and the supporting documents must be emailed to awards@uoguelph.ca by April

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