Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information 20/21

Please listen to announcements for any scholarship related information. Once information comes into the student services office this page will be updated.


Community Education Awards HUB

Students are encouraged to access the Community Education Awards Hub to view awards available to Oakville High School Students. You will need to create an account at the Awards Hub.


The Loran Award 2020
The Loran Scholar Program provides graduating students who demonstrate exemplary character, service and leadership with the opportunity to apply for scholarships valued up to $100,000 over four years of university.  It also offers a mentor and internship program. Students applying for this prestigious scholarship must have a cumulative average of over 85% for the past 3 years. See the website: http://www.loranscholar.ca/ for more information.

High schools can sponsor up to 3 individuals each year for this award. If you’d like to be considered for a sponsored application, please complete the nomination application and email it your guidance counselor no later than Monday, September 28th, 2020. The nomination application can be found here.

Please note students do not have to be sponsored to apply for this award. Students who are not being sponsored by the school can apply to the direct pool by October the 22nd.


University of Guelph Scholarships

Information regarding the University of Guelph National and International Scholarship Programs can be found by visiting https://admission.uoguelph.ca/topscholarships

Every year 11 of Canada’s best and brightest future leaders are awarded one of U of G’s top scholarships! Worth $42,000 each, the following scholarships recognize academic excellence and leadership.

  • The President’s Scholarships recognize students entering with a minimum of 90% admission average who have made significant leadership contributions to their schools and communities.
  • The Lincoln Alexander Chancellor’s Scholarships recognize students entering with a minimum of 90% admission average who have made significant leadership contributions to their schools and communities. In addition, students must be Indigenous; or a person with a disability; or a member of a racial minority.
  • The Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President’s Scholarship is awarded to the top international student. It recognizes a student of academic distinction who has made significant contributions to their school and their community and demonstrates the potential to become a leader in society.

Scholarships are $8,250 annually for four years, plus one $9,000 stipend for a full-time summer research assistantship position after first year. The research assistantship provides you with research experience while working with faculty.

Applications are due January 25, 2021


University of Toronto National Book Award.

The University of Toronto National Book Award Program recognizes and rewards the very best Canadian secondary school students, regardless of which university those students choose to attend. 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. It is not necessary that the student intend to apply for admission to the University of Toronto. Award recipients receive a National Book Award recognizing their achievements, and as a symbol of their academic potential. It is a non-monetary award. The book will be presented to the student at their secondary school graduation ceremony at the end of the school year.

If you would like to be considered for this book award, please email a one-page nomination letter to your guidance councillor by Thursday October 7th, 2020. In the letter please outline why you should be the school’s nominee.


University of Toronto National Scholarship Program.

The University of Toronto is now accepting applications for their National Scholarship Program.

Information about the program can be found by visiting https://future.utoronto.ca/national-scholarship/about/

The online application https://www3.adm.utoronto.ca/National/index.php  is due by Thursday October 22nd 2020.

If you have any questions please speak to your counselor.


Queens University Chancellor Scholarship

Students interested in applying for the Queens Chancellor Scholarship and plan on attending Queens are asked to please submit the completed application (link) to Student Services by Friday October 30th. This Scholarship does require a school nomination.

For more information about the scholarship please visit http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/financial-assistance/admission-scholarships-bursaries-and-awards/major-admission-awards


TD Community Leadership Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the TD Scholarship for Community leadership. This award is valued at $70,000 and will support for four years at a university or college.  Applications are due Friday, November 13th, 2020. Applications can be found by visiting td.com/scholarships


Schulich Scholarship 2021

Nomination applications are due Monday December 9th 2020 for the Schulich Leader Scholarship.

STA’s selected nominee will then have until February 17th 2021 to apply to Schulich.

Please read more about the scholarship and eligibility requirements by visiting https://www.schulichleaders.com/

Please click here for the nomination form.


Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

The deadline for the Father Ted Colleton Scholarship is December 1st 2020.

For more information please see link below (attachment)


The Western National Scholarship Program.

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.
For more information please see the following links.

The CFUW Scholarship and Awards application 2021

Please click here to access the The CFUW Scholarship and Awards application 2021


Optimist Club of Oakville

Heading off to university, college or trade school in the fall of 2021? Do you need some help with your tuition fees?

If you:

  • Live in Oakville
  • Attend an Oakville public or separate high school
  • Are graduating this year
  • Have financial need
  • Have demonstrated leadership and commitment to volunteerism

Go to the Optimist Club of Oakville website for full details and application forms. Then contact your high school Guidance Counsellor. There are ten 2,000 bursaries available to graduating students in Oakville.


National Indigenous Scholarship Program at Western University

The National Indigenous Scholarship Program is awarded annually to three incoming Indigenous undergraduate students (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) studying full-time at Western’s main campus based on their outstanding academic excellence. The National Indigenous Scholarship also recognizes the candidate’s academic achievements, creative and innovative thinking, and previous or intended contributions to Indigenous communities (on and off reserve as well as urban settings).

Scholarship Values

2 awards at $50,000 each to Indigenous students applying from Canadian high schools ($20,000 for year- one, $10,000 for year’s two to four based on ongoing registration)

1 award at $50,000 to an Indigenous student applying from a post-secondary institution ($20,000 for year-one, $10,000 for year’s two to four based on ongoing registration)

Deadline to Apply: February 14th 2021 (11:59PM EST)

For more information or to apply please visit the following website: https://indigenous.uwo.ca/students/future-students/national-indigenous-scholarship.html


Maycourt Scholarship

Applications for the Maycourt Scholarship are now being accepted through the Oakville Community Foundation Educational Hub at www.awardshub.ca.

There are also other scholarships and bursaries available to Oakville students on this website.


Rotary Club

A local rotary club initiative that helps deserving students attend post-secondary education will proceed despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rotary Club of Oakville, Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar, and Rotary Club of Oakville West have announced that applications for graduating high school students seeking financial support for post-secondary education are available online at www.awardshub.ca.

The organizations noted $60,000 in bursaries and awards will be formally awarded in June for the fall semester.

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 30.

For more information about Oakville’s Rotary Clubs visit www.rotaryoakville.ca.


The Port Nelson Youth Award

The Port Nelson Youth Award is now accepting applications.  This $1,000 award will be given annually to a graduating Halton high school student who has made a significant contribution in the school or community in the area of being inclusive of others.  This person may have offered leadership in organizing a Gay-Straight Alliance group, or leadership with persons with disabilities, or leadership in any number of initiatives and projects that strive to create a more inclusive school and community.

The deadline for applications for the Port Nelson Youth Award is Saturday, May 1st at 5pm.

Please see the following attachment for more details.


Golden Jubilee Scholarship

Golden Jubilee Scholarship, hosted by the Mon Sheong Foundation, is currently open to graduating high school students. The Golden Jubilee Scholarship is geared towards students looking to make positive change in their communities and in the world they live in. The scholarship offers $1,000 a year for four years to assist students with their post-secondary education.

This year, we are accepting two recipients for the award. Students must write a 500-word essay explaining how and why they want to make a difference in their world, and what motivates them to make that difference. All applications are submitted online. More information can be found by clicking here.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mon Sheong Foundation at foundation@monsheong.org.


2021 OJEN Bursary Program

The 2021 OJEN Bursary Program is now receiving applications!

The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) administers an annual bursary program for graduating high school students. The bursaries have been created to assist students in Ontario who demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to their studies, and who are in financial need.

Are you a grade 12 student who wants to pursue post-secondary studies that lead to a career in the justice sector?

OJEN administers 22 bursaries province-wide that range from $500 – $1000 for students who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies in the fall.

When you submit your application, you are automatically considered for a bursary that is provided by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario, the Association of Ontario Judges, and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association.

Applicants should describe the justice sector career they are interested in pursuing and demonstrate how their post-secondary program will help them achieve this goal.  

To apply and learn more, please visit: http://bit.ly/OJENBursaries and click here for more info.

Submit applications by Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – 5:00 p.m.

Questions? Contact: bursary@ojen.ca

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