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.

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

  • Information will be conveyed during morning announcements.
  • The website will be updated.
  • Photocopies of scholarship information received via Canada Post will be placed in the scholarship binder.
  • Click here for information on numerous selected scholarships and awards. These scholarships have been sorted based on criteria for ease of research

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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)

2019/2020 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 years scholarships, please click the following (LINK)

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 Wednesday, September 25 at 3:00. Students who do not wish to be sponsored can apply to the “direct pool” (deadline October 24th). 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

    • Date Received: September 19, 2019
    • Deadline: November 29, 2019 and January 29, 2020
    • Website: www.schulichleaders.com

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 29, 2019 by 3:00 pm
    • Application due – January 29, 2020 by 3:00pm
    • 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. 29. Students must demonstrate considerable leadership experiences, meaningful volunteer work, and have an average of 90% or higher.

Application due – November 5, 2019

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  

      • Date Received: February 6th, 2020
      • Deadline: March 31st, 2020
      • Website: www.cfuwmilton.ca

    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.

 

 

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