There are many scholarships, bursaries and awards available in Ontario. Below are some helpful websites that may help you find a scholarship. Some scholarships are automatically given by a particular university based on academic standing while others require an application.
The following scholarships are primarily available to high school students from Ontario, Canada, applying to first-year university. By clicking on the link you will see them arranged by application deadline…
Loran Scholarship – deadline October 13, 2021 before 8pm ET
The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 2022 Loran Scholars, and is looking to find students who demonstrate strength of character, dedication to serving others in the community, and the promise of leadership potential.
We look for those who are humble, inquisitive, and thoughtful; who shun the status quo and pursue their own unique paths; who bring others along, will act in the face of injustices, and are inspired to build a better world. We believe Canada will thrive if we ensure that these high-potential students are given the opportunity to imagine, explore, and create the future.We invite you to hear more about what the Loran Award and the Loran community have meant to our most recent graduates, the Class of 2017.
Valued at up to $100,000, the Loran Award includes study at one of our 25 partner universities in Canada, a living stipend, funding to access summer experiences in Canada and abroad, mentorship, and participation in a community of supporters and alumni working towards a better country and world. Learn more here. This year, there is a single deadline for all applicants: October 13, 2021 before 8pm ET.
All eligible students will be welcome to apply by filling out the application, uploading a transcript, and naming a reference. School sponsorship is no longer required. There is no limit to the number of students who may apply from a single school.
Students are invited to register for one of their webinars specifically for interested applicants where they can learn more about the Loran Award and hear from Loran Scholars.
U of T National Scholarship – deadline October 21, 2021 at 11:59 EDT
The National Scholarship rewards original, creative and committed Canadian secondary school students. These are students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. They excel in academic pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities. Approximately fifteen students are selected as National Scholars (winners) and ten are named Arbor Scholars (runners-up).
an original and creative thinker
committed to school and community
a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
currently in your final year of Canadian secondary school or first-year CEGEP
intending to begin university the following academic year
a National Book Award nominee or self-identify as meeting the criteria above
The National Scholarship covers tuition, incidental and residence fees for up to four years of study. Finalists not designated as National Scholars receive Arbor Scholarships at a value of $7,500 in the first year and $1,500 per year for three additional years of undergraduate study. The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto. Application Process
Students must submit an online application form in order to be considered for the National Scholarship.
Schulich Leader Scholarships – deadline to Mr. Papa December 15, 2021
This is a prestigious entrance scholarship awarded to high school graduates enrolling in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) programs in one of 20 Canadian Partner Universities. The scholarship is worth up to $100 000.
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership- deadline Monday, November 15, 2021
Since 1995, TD has awarded millions in scholarships to recognize students who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community leadership. TD Scholarship for Community Leadership recipients receive up to $70,000 for tuition and living expenses as well as opportunities for paid summer employment, peer networking and mentorship. Supporting young community leaders is one way TD is helping build a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow.
Applications are open for students in their last year of high school.
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award – Opens November 1, 2021
More information to follow. Deadline is December 1, 2021
University of Guelph Scholarships
Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President’s Scholarship – deadline January 25, 2022
One scholarship is awarded each year to the top international student. It is valued at $42,500 and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of the University’s leading professors.
Students with an outstanding academic record, who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities, who have demonstrated innovative and unique approaches to implementing change and/or bringing about improvements to life, and who demonstrate the greatest potential to be future leaders are invited to apply.
You are eligible to apply if you:
Are an International (VISA) student;
Are entering the first semester of any degree program at the University of Guelph;
Have not previously attended a post-secondary institution;
Have at least an admission average equivalent to a 90.0% Canadian curriculum; and
Have made significant leadership contributions to your school and community.
U of G’s Top Scholarships – deadline January 25, 2022
These 11 scholarships are considered the University of Guelph’s most prestigious undergraduate awards. Students with an outstanding academic record, who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities, who have demonstrated innovative and unique approaches to implementing change and/or bringing about improvements to life, and who demonstrate the greatest potential to be future leaders are invited to apply.