The Scholarship Report

The Scholarship Report is a bimonthly, online resource to help students and their families navigate the lengthy and time consuming process of applying to scholarships.

Students can access the publication through career cruising. It appears on their career cruising homepage under 'Suggested Links'. A paper copy is available in Guidance to view!


Western National Scholarship Program 

This scholarship recognizes all around excellence.  Students must have obtained a minimum overall average of 90% on grade 12 U/M courses and must have applied to Western University main campus. School nomination is required.  Each school can nominate up to four students. For more details, the criteria and the application requirements, please click National Scholarship Program.

Please see your Guidance Counsellor before Thursday January 24th, 2019 for a nomination form, if you meet all the requirements!


2019 Zonta Club of Ottawa Awards

The Jean M. Coon Humanitarian Award recognizes excellence in community service. Award value of $800.00. Please click this link HERE for further details and the application. 

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award recognizes a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to empowering women worldwide. Award value of $800.00.  Please click HERE for further details and the application. 

DEADLINE for both awards is February 15th, 2019. 


Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Terry Fox Awards are open to graduating secondary students who are planning on attending a university or college inn a Canadian Institution.

Maximum value of is award $28,000.   Deadline to apply is February 1st of every year.  For the award criteria and the application, please click this link Terry Fox.


Royal Canadian Legion Bursary Assistance Program

The program opens in September and closes the last Friday of March each year.

For details, required documents and your application please see the link below.

Download the application from


IIana and Steven Rubin Educational Scholarship

Scholarship valued at $1,800. This scholarship aims to help students who wish to attend a Canadian or Israeli post-secondary institution college or university.  

Applications for the 2019 scholarship open January 21st and run until April 12th.

To apply and for further details about this scholarship, please click 2019 Application 

If you have any questions, please contact the Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation at or call 613-798-4696, ext. 252.


Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Fund 

The Bursaries - one or more awards of $1,000 in 2019  - will go to area graduating secondary school students with a demonstrated love of and appreciation for our natural environment. 

For further details, the criteria and the application process, please click Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary.   Deadline to apply: Wednesday May 1st, 2019.


National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarships 

There is six scholarships offered of $1,500 each to students who plan to enter the 1st year of a public post-secondary institution full-time in 2019-2020. Scholarships are open to children / grandchildren or foster children of a National Union member. 

For further information and the application forms, please click this link National Union.

Deadline to apply is July 4, 2019.


Autism Ontario Education Scholarships

Click here for the link to the scholarship information. Check back at this site in February. Scholarships will open February 2019.


The Top Five Websites to find INTERNATIONAL

There are plenty of search options and categories that tell you exactly how many scholarships are available to you.

American Scholarships for Canadian Students

Scholarship portal and it is also an excellent source of information if you are looking to study abroad.

Government of Canada
Grants for students in Canada who go to school in the U.S.

Useful Scholarship Sites

Ontario loans, grants, scholarships, and bursaries:

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Scholarships Canada:

Student Scholarships:

Can Learn:

Electronic Info: (also a guide to Ontario Universities)

Smart Scholar:

Scholar Tree (Scholarships):

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