Scholarship Information

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 20222/23

Loran Scholarships

Applications are now open for the 2023 Loran Scholarships. The selection of a Loran Scholar is unique in its attention to a young person’s character. They believe that integrity, courage, grit and personal autonomy are better indicators of overall potential than standard academic measures. To discover these traits, they administer the most comprehensive and thorough scholarship selection process in Canada. This year, they are offering up to 36 Loran Awards. In addition, they are granting up to 120 finalist and provincial & territorial awards ($5,000 or $2,000 each, respectively) to promising candidates.

The deadline for all applicants is: October 12th, 2022 before 8pm ET.

For more information, including the application please visit https://loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/#how-to-apply

If you have any questions, please speak to your guidance counselor.

University of Toronto National Book Award.

The University of Toronto National Book is awarded to a student who demonstrates superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional extra-curricular achievement in a broad context, regardless of which post-secondary institution they plan on attending in September 2022. You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, currently in your final year of secondary school.

If you would like to be considered for this book award, please email a one-page nomination letter to your guidance councilor by Thursday October 6th, 2022. In the letter please outline why you should be the school’s nominee.

The award winner will be presented with a Book at Graduation in June

University of Toronto National Scholarship Program.

The University of Toronto is now accepting applications for its 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 20th  2022.

If you have any questions, please speak to your counselor.

Previous Year: SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 2021/22

CFUW SCHOLARSHIPS

The CFUW Scholarship and Awards applications 2022 are now being accepted. Deadline: April 24, 2022

Contact your guidance counselor if you have any questions.

Loran Scholarships

Applications are now open for the 2022 Loran Scholarships. The Loran scholarships are 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.

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.

This year, there is a single deadline for all applicants: October 13, 2021 before 8pm ET.

For more information, including the application please visit https://loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/#how-to-apply

If you have any questions, please speak to your guidance counsellor.

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships

St. Thomas Aquinas is now accepting nomination letters for The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships. Please read the eligibility requirements below carefully:

To be eligible to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:

  • an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);
  • currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2021
  • beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2022 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2022 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)

Pearson Scholars are students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and creativity, who are accepted as leaders within their school, and who have the potential to contribute to the global community in the future. They can be distinguished from other students who may have equally high academic results by virtue of their breadth of interest, intellectual energy and impact on the life of their school and community.

Please submit your one-page nomination letter to student services by October 29th   2021

Schulich Scholarship

Nomination applications are due Monday December 7th, 2021 for the Schulich Leader Scholarship.

STA’s selected nominee will then have until February 16th, 2022 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.

St. Andrews CWL Award ($300)

The St. Andrew’s Council of the Catholic Women’s League is offering an award to a student who meets the following criteria:

  • is a Catholic woman, who practises her faith,
  • is someone who has demonstrated a commitment to her faith by participation in liturgical ministries/ Sacramental preparation (e.g., helping [in her parish or at school] in ministries such as altar serving, reading, providing music, etc. for Masses and/or helping with Sacramental preparation in some capacity),
  • is someone who has demonstrated a commitment to justice by helping the vulnerable among us (those physically vulnerable, economically vulnerable, socially vulnerable, or vulnerable in terms of the infringement upon their most fundamental rights including freedom of conscience), and 
  • is someone who has shown generosity to her community through volunteering and service.

We ask that students who would like to apply for this award write a letter, of approximately 500 words in length, explaining how they have met each of these four criteria. We are suggesting the deadline for submission as the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, May 1, 2022.

We understand that the past year and a half has made participation in school and church activities difficult, but you could include in your letter how you have tried to continue to fulfill your Baptismal promises through the areas mentioned above during these pandemic days, as well as in the years before, going back to your grade nine year.

St. Andrew’s Parish Award ($300)

St. Andrew’s Parish is offering an award to a student who meets the following criteria:

  • is a practising Catholic,
  • is someone who has demonstrated a commitment to the faith by participation in liturgical ministries/ Sacramental preparation (e.g., helping [in the parish or at school] in ministries such as altar serving, reading, providing music, etc. for Masses and/or helping with Sacramental preparation in some capacity),
  • is someone who has demonstrated a commitment to justice by helping the vulnerable among us (those physically vulnerable, economically vulnerable, socially vulnerable, or vulnerable in terms of the infringement upon their most fundamental rights including freedom of conscience), and 
  • is someone who has shown generosity to the community through volunteering and service.

We ask that students who would like to apply for this award write a letter, of approximately 500 words in length, explaining how they have met each of these four criteria. We are suggesting the deadline for submission as the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, May 1, 2022.

We understand that the past year and a half has made participation in school and church activities difficult, but you could include in your letter how you have tried to continue to fulfill your Baptismal promises through the areas mentioned above during these pandemic days, as well as in the years before, going back to your grade nine year.

University of Toronto National Book Award.

The University of Toronto National Book is awarded to a student who demonstrates superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional extra-curricular achievement in a broad context, regardless of which post-secondary institution they plan on attending in September 2022. You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, currently in your final year of secondary school.

If you would like to be considered for this book award, please email a one-page nomination letter to your guidance councilor by Thursday October 7th, 2021. In the letter please outline why you should be the school’s nominee.

The award winner will be presented with a Book at Graduation in June

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 21st  2021.

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 to Student Services by Friday October 29th. 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

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 about each scholarship in the program please visit:

https://registrar.uwo.ca/student_finances/scholarships_awards/admission/national_scholarship_program.html

These scholarships do require a school nomination, STA can nominate a total of four candidates.

  • To be nominated please read the criteria carefully and complete the STA Nomination Application
    • This completed application is due to student services by Monday January 24th  2022
  • Selected candidates have until Feb 14th, 2022 to complete their scholarship application


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