Scholarships

The Scholarship Report


The Scholarship Report

what is it? 

 

The Scholarship Report is a bi-monthly digital information resource for students. It features current national and provincial scholarship listings as well as helpful tips in the search for all forms of postsecondary funding. Information on University/College Open Houses, application deadlines and fees, the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and other material pertinent is also provided. The Scholarship Report is a valuable tool that supports individual pathway planning by ensuring that all students are provided with the necessary knowledge required for effective financial planning in order to reach their post-secondary education goals, whether those goals involve skilled trades, technical programs, college, or university.

You can access the Scholarship Report through Xello




Scholarship Information


 


Scholarships @ ScholarTree

ScholarTree is back for another year of helping graduating students find scholarships. Over the summer we added over 100 new awards to ScholarTree.

Since it is early in the year, here are some of our blogs that may be useful to students looking to apply to scholarships this year:

Additionally, here are a couple of significant scholarships that are available now:


>> Where to find scholarships and application tips.pdf



Scholarships to apply for

Education Foundation Awards

No longer accepting applications

Nancy Douglas Memorial Award- $1000.00

This award is open for female students OCDSB graduating students pursuing post secondary education, with a focus on those students going into Education and have an interest in social justice. The recipient of this award should demonstrate leadership and a financial need.  

Suddy and Barbary Ashfield Award (OCF)- $1000.00

All graduating OCDSB students are eligible to apply for this award. Specifically those who are considered to be "well-rounded students", specifically those who are continuing their education at a College or University, have achieved academic success, have volunteered in their community, and are in need of financial support. 

Tony Adamo Award for Music (OCF)- $721.00

All OCDSB students who are enrolled in music class to play guitar and are in financial need of this gift (a guitar and case). 

National Police Federation Benevolent Foundation- $250.00

The NPFBF will provide financial assistance to post-secondary students through twelve bursaries annually in the amount of $2,500 each. Three bursaries per Region. If there are no qualified applicants in a Region in any specific year, then no bursary will be awarded for that year. The applicant must be enrolled or accepted to a post-secondary institution (ie, university, college or polytechnical institute) in the field of public safety prior to the bursary being awarded; The applicant must live in the Region from which they are applying; The applicant must write an essay of between 750 and 1000 words explaining how they made their community a better place in which to live. The applicant must demonstrate their involvement in extra-curricular activities, such as sports, music, dance, volunteerism, and how they have shown leadership in these areas to improve their community. Applicants cannot be the children of any National Police Federation salaried employee.


National Police Federation Benevolent Foundation- $5000.00

NPFBF has also established the Gordon Clarke Bursary, in the amount of $5000, which will be awarded annually to one student enrolled in post-secondary studies in the public safety field who has shown exceptional leadership, compassion and support for their community. One bursary to be awarded nationally per year – if there are no qualified applicants in a given year, the bursary will not be awarded for that year; The applicant must be enrolled or accepted to a post-secondary institution (i.e. university, college or polytechnical institute) in the field of public safety prior to the scholarship being awarded; The applicant must write an essay of not less than 1000 words explaining how they have shown exceptional leadership, compassion and support for their community; Applicants cannot be the children of any National Police Federation salaried employee. This does not include children of Local Area Representatives (LAR’s). Bursaries will be reviewed and awarded by a selection committee consisting of Directors and staff of the Benevolent Foundation.
 





The Stittsville District Lions Club Award

The Stittsville District Lions Club supports Academic Achievement by awarding Bursaries to 5 First year College or University students of $1000.00 dollars each. Please see the link for full details and application information 


Closing Date June 1st 2022

Stittsville District Lions Club Award






Instant Record Check Scholarship Program


Closing Date January 31st 2023 

 Instant Record Check is an online provider of RCMP criminal record checks in Canada. We are pleased to inform you that we’re offering a $500 Scholarship to one lucky student.

The applicant must write a 300-word essay on either of the following topics:

  • The relationship between a person’s criminal history and their credibility

  • The convenience and threats technology has posed to one’s personal information

  • Your stand on employers doing criminal background checks on applicants

  • How the COVID-19 pandemic affected employment chances and the hiring process

You can check this link for more information:

https://www.instantrecordcheck.ca/instant-record-check-500-scholarship



The Lynch-Getty Global Student Award

The Lynch-Getty Global Student Award is presented to four students every June who are in Grade 12 in a school of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. BothCanadian residentsas well asinternational fee-paying students may submit an applicationRecipients will have demonstrated leadership in their community and involvement in groups, events and activities that foster cross cultural learning and understanding in school and in the community. Details are provided in the attachments.
Please visit the website for full details!

Printable Application




The Frank Whitteker Memorial Scholarship

Purpose of the Award

This award is meant to go to a student who has been affected by cancer. This may include:

  • currently battling cancer
  • being a cancer survivor
  • having a parent, guardian, or sibling who is currently fighting cancer
  • or has lost a parent, guardian, or sibling to cancer.

Eligibility

All graduating students within the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board are eligible for this award.

The eligible student:

  • should have a minimum B+ average; 
  • intend on playing post-secondary sports and;
  • has been impacted personally by cancer;
  • must have confirmed attendance as an incoming undergraduate student at a fully accredited college or university in Ottawa, Ontario;
  • will provide subsequent documentation confirming their registration each year before funds are released.

Please visit the website for full details
Website

 


Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Awards


The Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Awards are named for Cliff Bennett, naturalist, community volunteer, artist, retired teacher, and a founding member of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists. In February 2007, Cliff’s friends and family celebrated his 75th birthday by establishing The Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Fund in his name. The Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Fund supports MVFN’s Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary awards program for local students going on to post-secondary education in a field related to nature and the natural environment.
No longer accepting applications

Please visit the website for full details and application requirements

Website  



OFSAA Alumni Scholarship

Deadline: April 14th 2022

To apply for the OFSAA Alumni Scholarship the following must be submitted:

  • Completed application form (3 copies)
  • School transcript
  • Record of current marks
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or a teacher-coach at your present school outlining your contributions to the athletic program and to the school in general
  • One-page personal letter, outlining how you feel school sport has influenced your life, and why you feel you are deserving of the OFSAA Alumni Scholarship

Download the application form


For full details please visit the website by clicking the link below... 

Scholarship Website



ZONTA Club of Ottawa Youth Awards 2022


Deadlines:  Application must be completed and presented to Zonta Clubs according to the clubs assigned deadline. 

The Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada has been providing service in the community since 1929. We are one of 1,200 clubs in 63 countries whose mission is to empower women worldwide through service and advocacy. We envision a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her potential. For women and girls, education provides the tools and resources to empower them
to make decisions about their lives and their future.

For over 20 years, we have presented annually the Young Women in Public Affairs Award and the Jean M. Coon Award to high school girls in Ottawa.

YWPAA Application
  
JMCA Application



The Ilana and Steven Rubin Education Scholarship  
Details:

Valued at $1,800, this scholarship aims to help students who wish to attend a post-secondary institution.  Applications for the Ilana and Steven Rubin Scholarship opened on January 26, 2021.


Criteria:
The scholarship is open to ALL High School students (regardless of religion) graduating in 2021 and then going on to university, college, or higher institution of learning that provides programs of at least two years or more.   The scholarship is open to High School students graduating in 2021 and then going on to university, college, or a higher institution of learning that provides programs of at least two years or more. Students applying for the scholarship must have marks between 70 and 89 for grades 11 and 12 combined.  


To Apply:
Please see website

Deadline:Closed

 


March Break Scholarships

There are many scholarships (over $850, 000) that are available to students over the March Break.
Not all awards will apply to all students.

Visit Scholar Tree @ Scholartree or stop by guidance for more information
.



Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

Maximum Value of $28,000

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

  • In good academic standing.
  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
  • Students graduating from secondary (high) school or students completing their first year of CÉGEP or students who have completed secondary (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, or entering their 2nd year of CÉGEP in the upcoming academic year.

Deadline: CLOSED

For full details please visit the website





Loran Scholars Foundation

Application CLOSED

In partnership with universitiesdonors and volunteers across the country, we’re investing in the future of Canada. We offer the country’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award (valued at $100,000) to young Canadians on the basis of character, service and the promise of leadership.

Please review the information thoroughly at  Becoming a scholar

Information Flyer






Nancy Douglas Memorial Award

CLOSED- Usually opens in April

This award is open for all OCDSB graduating students pursuing post secondary education. The recipient of this award should demonstrate leadership and a financial need.
 Please see the link for full details.



Queens University - 
CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARSHIP

2022-2023 Queens Major Admission Award Application

School Nomination (Chancellor’s)

To be eligible for the Chancellor’s Scholarship, students are required to obtain a nomination from their High School.

If you are interested in being nominated, please answer the questions on the attached document and send them to Ms. Dicerni:  [email protected]    

Your guidance department will choose 2 students who will then apply for the scholarship and your nomination will be confirmed by the University.

NOTE:  CLOSED

See website for more details - 
Website




TD Scholarship for Community Leadership 

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are open to students across Canada who:

~ Have demonstrated community leadership
~ Are in the final year of high school (outside Quebec) or CEGEP (in Quebec)
~ Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year


Deadline: CLOSED

See the link below for more details & eligibility: 


>> 
https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/solutions/student-banking/community-leadership-scholarship-for-canadians/




Schulich Leader Scholarship 

Schulich Leader Nominee 2021-2022


Do you wish to be considered as a Schulich Leader Nominee


Please tell us in 200 words why you should be selected as a Schulich Leader Nominee.  Please refer to the eligibility criteria listed below. 


Email your response to [email protected]  to be considered by West Carleton S.S.  Guidance Counsellors 


Please note: CLOSED



Student Eligibility Criteria


  • Graduate high school or Cégep in the 2021/2022 academic year


  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident


  • Plan to enroll in an eligible STEM program at on of our partner universities

  • Be entrepreneurial-minded and intend to pursue a career in one or more of the following focus areas:

    •   Technology 
    • Engineering
    • Entrepreneurship and business enterprise
    • Applied scientific research
    • E

    •    Students NOT considered:

  • Focus on activism (environmental/political/societal)

  • Intend to become a practicing physician and/or medical researcher (e.g. Doctor Dentist, Nurse, Psychologist, Pharmacist, Optometrist etc.)

  • Intend to become a Professor and conduct theoretical research



For more information please click the link below....


https://www.schulichleaders.com/




University of Guelph Scholarships

Application for U of G's Top Scholarships

These scholarships will be allocated as:

The application for Fall 2021 will be available November 30.

Student Application Deadline: CLOSED

Reference Letters Deadline: CLOSED



Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship

The Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President's Scholarship is the University of Guelph's most prestigious undergraduate entrance award for international students. It was established in honour of the University’s eighth president, Dr. Franco Vaccarino, to acknowledge his remarkable impact on the University.

One scholarship is awarded each year to the top international student. It is valued at $42,000 and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of the University's leading professors.

For more information visit....
https://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/studentfinance/scholarships/vaccarino

The application for Fall 2021 will be available November 30.

Student Application Deadline: CLOSED

Reference Letters Deadline: CLOSED




Nelson Scholarships

Nelson scholarships recognize grade 12 students for their work in the classroom and in their communities. 

This program is one of the many ways Nelson are demonstrating our commitment to student success.
Over the past 6 years, Nelson has awarded 16 scholarships amounting to $48,000 for students.
 
This year, Nelson are excited to offer two opportunities; 
the Civic Leadership Scholarship and the Indigenous Student Scholarship, with a significant award of $10,000 per recipient.
 
To learn more visit https://www.nelson.com/scholarship/

CIVIC LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP- CLOSED
INDIGENOUS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP-CLOSED




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