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 and the Grade 12 Google Classroom

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:   2023-2024 Scholarships

Bill7Award - $4,000.00

The Bill 7 Award is a scholarship for individuals with demonstrated financial need after accessing available public financial supports.  To be eligible to receive a Bill 7 Award scholarship, individuals must also meet ALL of the following three criteria:

  • You are attending or accepted by a Post-Secondary Educational Institution in the Province of Ontario
  • You are pursuing your FIRST post-secondary program of study
  • You identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, two-spirited or queer (LGBTQ)     
  • Application deadline August 2, 2024

Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Award
- $1000.00

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists will award a graduation high school student who will pursue post-secondary studies in a field related to the natural environment.

Check the website details. Deadline to apply May 1, 2024 -CLOSED


Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarship - GRADE 11 STUDENTS ONLY
Open to students who possess the character to succeed in life. To qualify, you must have at least a 70% average and require financial assistance to attend university.
Check the website to learn more and apply. Applications open December 1, 2023 -  Deadline to apply March 15, 2024 - CLOSED

Horatio Alger Association of Canada - Vocational & Technical Education Scholarship
Supporting the next generation of workers.  Eligibility Criteria:
-Completed high school or equivalent by July 1, 2024.
-Applying or enrolling in a Fall 2024 vocational or technical program at a government or not-for-profit institution with direct pathways to employment.
- Demonstrate critical financial need.
-Be a Canadian citizen.
Apply here - Deadline to apply June 15, 2024

The Ilana and Steven Rubin Education Scholarship - $1,800.00

Open to Ontario high school students and landed immigrants of 3 years or more with marks less than 83% for grades 11 and 12 combined, who wish to attend a post secondary institution in Canada or Israel. Check the website for details.  Applications open February 2, closes May 1, 2024 - CLOSED

Instant Record Check Scholarship Program - $500.00

Awarded to one student who aspires for excellence and exceptional performance that will be attending an accredited University within Canada.

Check the website for details.  Deadline December 31, 2023 11:59 pm EST. CLOSED
Loran Scholars Foundations $100K Funds promising young Canadians who show the strength of character and a commitment to service in their communities, challenging them to full realize their leadership potential.  Deadline October 11, 2023 before 8:00 pm CLOSED
Lynch-Getty Global Student Award - $1,000.00

Awarded to four students attending school in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board in grade 12 in the 2022-2023 school year. Students who have demonstrated leadership there community in international exchange programs, clubs, volunteer programs, student organizations, charity and community associations. Application and supporting materials must be sent electronically no later than April 19, 2023 (12 pm) Apply here - Deadline April 17, 2024 (12:00 pm) CLOSED

OFSAA Alumni Scholarship

OFSAA will be awarding scholarships to deserving student-athletes.

Check the website for details.  Deadline for application April 19, 2024 CLOSED
Queens University - CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARSHIP 2024 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. Riley: [email protected] Deadline to submit November 28, 2023. Your guidance department will choose a student who will then apply for the scholarship and your nomination will be confirmed by the University. See website for more details - Website    CLOSED
RE/MAX Quest for Excellence Scholarship $1,000 A cash scholarship that recognizes students for their ongoing community contributions and pursuit of leadership. Deadline March 13, 2024 CLOSED Royal Canadian Legion Kanata Branch 638 Bursary Program This program is designed to assist students entering or continuing their post-secondary education. Visit website to download application. Deadline June 1, 2024
Schulich Leader Scholarship $25K - deadline January 22, 2024 at 11:59 pm CLOSED Please tell us in a 200 word paragraph why you should be selected as a nominee.  Students must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, charisma and creativity.  Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need. Email your 200 word paragraph to [email protected] to be considered as West Carleton's nominee.  
Schulich Builders Scholarships for Skilled Trades  $20K & $40K For students enrolling in an eligible, full-time skilled trade program at a participating college in Ontario.West Carleton can nominate up to 5 students if you meet the criteria contact your Guidance Counsellor by March 1, 2024.Nominees will receive an email invitation from Schulich Builders to apply for the scholarship.  Colleges select scholarship recipients. CLOSED

Stantec/Sens Community Foundation S.T.E.M. Award $5K
The Stantec/Sens Community Foundation S.T.E.M.Award will provide opportunities for graduating students with financial aid to students (who are historically underrepresented groups such as racialized individuals, Indigenous peoples, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, women, persons with disabilities, military families, who face economic barriers in pursuing post-secondary, and those who are the first families members to attend post-secondary studies will be considered)  going onto study and to purse a career in the field of science, technology, engineering & math. Apply here Application period: December 11, 2023 to deadline March 8, 2024 CLOSED

TD Scholarship for Community Leadership $70K - deadline November 15, 23 at 11:59 pm  CLOSED 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.
TD Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples - deadline November 6, 2023  CLOSED Worth $60K over 4 years Open to First Nation, Metis and Inuit who are members/citizen of a First Nation.

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program - Maximum Value $28,000.00

Open to students of all abilities and all fields of study. Award recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox, in overcoming obstacles and definite marks of distinction and persistence in pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life.

Check the website for more details. Deadline December 1, 2023 11:59 pm PT CLOSED

University of Guelph Scholarships

12 of Canada's best and brightest future leaders are awarded one of U of G's top scholarships! Worth $42,500 each, the following scholarships recognize academic excellence and leadership.

The President’s Scholarships

The Lincoln Alexander Chancellor’s Scholarship

The Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino President’s Scholarship application available late Nov 2023

Deadline January 24, 2024 CLOSED
Zonta Club of Ottawa Awards/Bursaries 2023-2024

  • Mature University Student Bursary - Deadline February 1, 2024 CLOSED
  • Young Women in Public Affairs Award - Deadline March 15, 2024 CLOSED
  • Theatre Arts Drama Bursary - Deadline February 28, 2024 - CLOSED
  • Women in Business Scholarship - Deadline April 14, 2024 - CLOSED
  • New Immigrant Woman Award - Deadline April 30, 2024 - CLOSED
  • Women in STEM Scholarship - Deadline TBA

Click here for application information

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