Handbook of Scholarships and Bursaries - Awards and Financial Assistance For College and University-Bound Students
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Handbook of Scholarships and Bursaries Awards and Financial Assistance For College and University-Bound Students Procedure: Read through the awards that are available, paying particular attention to eligibility criteria and application deadlines. Consult the following websites: www.studentawards.com; www.scholarshipscanada.com Scholarships which are offered in conjunction the Peel District School Board can be accessed through the board web-site, http://www.peelschools.org/, in the "Student Stuff" section. Check off the scholarships/awards requiring a nomination that you wish to apply for on the profile sheet. As well check the scholarship binders for further details and application forms. See a Guidance Counsellor if you have any questions.
NAME OF AWARD AWARD PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS ELIGIBILITY CRITERION CRITERION DEADLINE CN Scholarships for Women $600 Female entering specific technical Females entering non- October http://www.cn.ca/about/careers-offer- programs at specific colleges and traditional careers scholarships.htm universities Loran Award $2000 - $8000 Academic excellence with a cumulative None October http://www.loranaward.ca/sef/page/id/15.ht average of 85%. ml Oct. (3 nominated) November Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation $3,000 per Must live in residence, certain None (direct) http://www.cmsf.ca/ year Universities only Canada Trust $3,500 60 Outstanding community leadership, Going to college or October. http://www.tdcanadatrust.com/scholarship/ runner-up academic performance university prizes at $500 each Wendy's Class Achiever High School $5000, High academics, extra-curricular and November Scholarship $1000 community involvement http://www.wendysclassicachiever.ca/ Harry Jerome Scholarship Academic achievement, financial need, http://www.bbpa.org/ $2,000 contribution to the African-Canadian None January community, proceeding to Post- Secondary school
NAME OF AWARD AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERION PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS CRITERION DEADLINE Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Award $1000 Exemplary citizenship qualities, financial January http://www.futureaces.org/ need, reference letters Garfield Weston Merit Scholarships for $2500-$4000 College bound, leadership qualities, 2-3 year College program January Colleges www.gwmsc.ca strong academics, community involvement DECA Scholarship Award (Up to 17 $1000-$3000 Academic excellence, interest in None January and different awards) Marketing or business. February Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Up to $4,000 Good citizenship, courage, community None February scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) per year service, proceeding to Post-Secondary school The Miller Thomson Foundation $1,000 to 100 Academic excellence, extra-curricular March Scholarship scholarships and bursaries recipients activities in school and community; (PDSB) letters of recommendation Canadian Association of Principals— Leadership Award 20 scholarships Final year of high school, leadership in March http://www.cdnprincipals.org of $500 community and school The Leonard Foundation 140 awards per Preference given to children of clergy, March http://www.leonardfnd.org/ annum up to teacher, military and engineers. Apply $1,250 through Student Services awards office at university or college
NAME OF AWARD AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERION PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS CRITERION DEADLINE Padgett Business Services $1000 Parent owns small business None March Scholarship High academics, essay, verification of scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) information of parents' business ASG Administrative Staff Group Up to $1500 School nomination, be graduating, minimum 3 6 4U/M courses – one in April Bursary yrs in a PDSB secondary school, Business Studies, Ontario scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) Leadership/Entrepreneurial/Community Scholar involvement, application letter Zonta Club Scholarship—Young $1500 Female demonstrating leadership Career in Social Policy April Women in Public Affairs making http://www.zonta.org Arya Samaj Markham Scholarship Various High school graduate, of Hindu origin entering Interview April http://www.vedicculturalcentre.com/sc amounts University or College in same year; holarship.htm academics, community, public speaking OSSTF Federation Family Bursary 5 @ $5000 Child of an OSSTF member, leadership, April Program http://www.osstf.on.ca/ school and community involvement, interest in 'labour/union and/or other social issues' CMA Canada Scholarship (Business 10 @ $1000 High academics, 3 business credits including April Studies) http://www.cma-canada.org/ BAF3M0 and BAT4M0; leadership, school and community involvement, written report, reference letter Ontario Parks Association Various Academic merit, financial need, letter of Post-secondary Program http://www.opassoc.on.ca/opafbsinfo. amounts recommendation related to parks, April php conservation/ horticulture
NAME OF AWARD AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERION PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS CRITERION DEADLINE Ron Lenyk Athletic Bursary $1000 Mississauga resident, OSSD, enrolling in Furthering athletic career April scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) College/University (firstname.lastname@example.org ) Terry Fox Award scholarships and $500 Outstanding courage demonstrated within the May bursaries (PDSB) last 12 months Canadian Federation of University $2000 One female per school, 3 years at a Miss. Enrolment at a Canadian May Women High-school; high academics, extra-curricular, University scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) community, leadership M. Georgette Bolger Scholarship M. Not stated Peel student – excellence in French studies Pursuing French Studies at May Georgette Bolger Scholarship a post-secondary level R.N. Chalmers Award scholarships $500 To a student deemed exceptional Contributions to the quality May and bursaries (PDSB) Demonstrated leadership of school and community life in his/her senior year B'Nai Brith Peel Human Rights Award $250 Demonstrated leadership in promoting Entering a post-secondary May scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) acceptance, diversity, and unity institution C. Lloyd Dobson Scholarship Varies Student pursuing Music Entering college or university May scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) Hrinder Takhar Scholarship Award $1000 B+ average, enrolled in Can. Univ. Business May scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) program in Sept.; community involvement Teacher’s Fraternal Scholarship $1,200 each Parents must be members of Teacher’s Going to Community College Program (College) year up to 3 Fraternal, academic performance, leadership, May years citizenship qualities Teacher’s Fraternal Scholarship $2,000 each Children of Teacher’s Fraternal members Program (University) year up to 4 academic performance, leadership, Going on to University May years citizenship qualities Corporate Express Scholarship $1000 Entering engineering College or university May scholarships and bursaries (PDSB)
NAME OF AWARD AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERION PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS CRITERION DEADLINE Congress of Black Women of Canada- $1000 Residing in Halton/Peel, OSSD, Proceeding to post-secondary May Mississauga Chapter Solid academic and volunteering studies in the fall (email@example.com ) background Alliance of Jamaican Alumni Assoc. Amount varies Jamaican descent, B average, Proof of acceptance in full-time May http://www.ajaacanada.com/ graduating this year, community post-secondary studies service Lloyd-Carr Harris Foundation Scholarship One year's One applicant per school Canadian University in May scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) tuition Business/Commerce, 85% average in senior year SARDAR BHAGAT SINGH MEMORIAL First Position The recipients of this scholarship write a test in Punjabi on May May SCHOLARSHIPS $ 1000.00 must continue their after school 11th, 2008 at Lincoln M. Students are to fax the applications to Second Position study in the year of 2008-2009 Alexander Secondary School, 416-845-5721 by May 3rd, 2008 $500.00 Aims: to honour those students www.punjabcharity.com who learn Punjabi John Fraser Scholarship scholarships Amount varies Exemplary skill in writing, Peel student planning to enter May and bursaries (PDSB) nominated by Head of the English English at University, preparing Dept. Entering post-secondary for a career in writing program related to English, H.J.A Brown Scholarship scholarships 1 @ $5000 Academic achievement, school Peel student planning to enter May and bursaries (PDSB) involvement and school Physical Education recommendation Robert H. Lagerquist Citizenship Award $200 Involvement in school and Grade 12 work, or college bound May scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) community, graduating student Nomination required Harmony Movement Scholarships 20 @ $500 Promoting harmony among Applying to university or college May http://www.harmony.ca/scholarships/over different cultural and religious view.htm groups
NAME OF AWARD AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERION PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS CRITERION DEADLINE Janice Wilson Music Scholarship $500 Outstanding musical achievement Entering music degree program June scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) in a Canadian University RBC Royal Bank Scholarship $2000 Born outside of Canada – now a Graduate: 70% average, enrolling June www.rbcroyalbank.com/scholarships citizen or Permanent Resident in College/University in the fall J.V Findlay Bursary scholarships and $500 Pursuing an occupational health Health/ Environment courses June bursaries (PDSB) related career OTIP Member Bursary 12 @ $1500 Children/ dependents of OTIP June http://www.otip.com/main/bursary.aspx members National Union Public and General 4 @ $1000 Children of union employees, June Employees Scholarships www.nupge.ca application, and 750-1000 word essay Ontario Power Generation Award $2000-$4000 Native female or male, good Entering college or university in June Program academic standing, commitment programs such as Engineering, http://www.opg.com/community/scholarsh to the environment, extra- Technology, etc, see application ips.asp curricular involvement,
NAME OF AWARD AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERION PROGRAM/SUBJECT APPLICATION SPECIFICS CRITERION DEADLINE BMO—Bank of Montreal Youth Internship $1000 Be of a visible minority, aboriginal Pursuing Business or Finance June Scholarship youth, or youth with disabilities, Extra-curricular, volunteering, scholarships and bursaries (PDSB) Leadership in the community academic achievement Jean Lumb Awards $1000 Enrolled in high school Of Chinese Students who feel that they have June http://www.jeanlumbfoundation.ca/ heritage Canadian citizen or overcome challenges landed immigrant, encouraged to apply Peel Society for Education Through Art $750 Graduating student accepted into Entering college or university June Bursary scholarships and bursaries PDSB Visual or Applied Arts John Brooks Community Foundation Various Academic excellence, community Entering college or university July Scholarship scholarships and bursaries amounts involvement Congress of Black Women of Canada $1000 African-Canadian heritage, July Scholarship http://peel.cioc.ca pursuing post-secondary education, high academic excellence, involved in the community, financial need Eva Smith Bursary $500 – one time African Canadian descent or None July http://evasmithbursary.ca/ single parent or Parolee proceeding to Post-Secondary school Luke Santi Memorial Award for Student $1000 80% average; proven passion for Taking Physical Sciences at September Achievement Physics ie: member of extra- University in the fall http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca curricular Physics clubs
SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES Scholarship/Bursary Website Aboriginal Banking - Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/commercial/aboriginal/ RBC offers a range of financial services for Aboriginal Canadians, businesses & organizations. A student awards program & summer employment initiative is also available. Aboriginal Canada Portal http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/ Your single window to Canadian Aboriginal information, organizations, programs & services related to business, learning, employment & social services. Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (ANAC) http://www.anac.on.ca/ Through its activities, research & scholarships, this organization aims to increase the awareness of Aboriginal health, develop & encourage relevant training & promote the recruitment of Aboriginal people into the health professions. Aboriginal Scholarship / Bursary Guide - Aboriginal Multi-Media http://www.ammsa.com/community-access/scholarships/ Society A list of scholarships & bursaries currently available to Aboriginal students. Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) http://www.aucc.ca/index_e.html Find complete up-to-date information on Canadian higher education, universities, publications, international activities, scholarships, advocacy and more. Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada http://www.aiacanada.com/ This voice & resource for the automotive aftermarket industry Web site has information on scholarships, careers, news & events. Awards and Financial Aid - Carleton University http://www2.carleton.ca/awards/ Information is provided under these headings: scholarships, bursaries, OSAP, other provincial assistance, work study program, part time students, tuition fees, and more. Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) http://www.bbpa.org/ This association addresses equity & opportunity for the Black Canadian community in business, employment, education & economic development. Find networking & training opportunities, entrepreneurial support, scholarships & awards.
Scholarship/Bursary Website Bursary Program - Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) http://www.ohf.on.ca/web_pages/prog_bursary.php This annual bursary is awarded to registered OHF participants on the basis of academic achievement, hockey involvement & community involvement. Campus Starter http://www.campusstarter.com/ For students seeking to further their education & career choices after high school. View virtual tours, search Canadian universities & colleges, compare undergraduate programs, admission requirements, scholarship details, academic life, & check out the latest campus news. Canada Benefits - Government of Canada http://www.canadabenefits.gc.ca/faechome.jsp?lang=en Your internet doorway to government-wide financial assistance & benefit programs for individuals, find in-person service locations & information on employment insurance, student loans, pensions & morel Canada Council for the Arts http://www.canadacouncil.ca/ This federal government funding agency supports the arts through grants & services. Funding is allocated to professional Canadian artists & organizations in dance, media arts, music, theatre, writing & publishing, visual arts, and interdisciplinary work. Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and http://www.caslpa.ca/english/index.asp Audiologists (CASLPA) Learn about professional development opportunities, student scholarships, related publications, CASLPA certification & association membership. Canadian Bar Association (CBA) http://www.cba.org/CBA/default.aspx Find continuing education opportunities, job listing, student awards & scholarships, industry publications & more for all members of the legal profession. Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) http://www.cbie.ca/index_e.htm CBIE’s mission is to promote international understanding & development through the free flow of people & active exchange of ideas, information & technologies across national borders. Read about their Youth Internship & Awards Program.
Scholarship/Bursary Website Canadian Council Of Professional Engineers (CCPE) http://www.engineerscanada.ca/e/index.cfm This site provides a listing of Canadian engineering organizational provincial & territorial associations, accredited engineering programs & available scholarships & awards. Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) http://www.cctt.ca/404.asp?404;http://www.cctt.ca/www.cctt.ca/404.asp This federation represents the interests of Engineering & Applied Science Technologists & Technicians. Access occupational profiles, awards, scholarships & the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board. Canadian Hospitality Foundation (CHF) http://www.thechf.ca/ The CHF provides financial assistance (scholarships, bursaries) to college & university students in preparation for careers in the foodservice-hospitality industry. Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation http://www.cmsf.ca/ There are a range of awards available to high school and CEGEP students from across Canada. Regional contacts are listed on this site. Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) http://www.cnib.ca/en/ Learn about the many services & programs available, including a college & university preparation program, educational awards, & career & employment services. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) http://www.cpia-aci.ca/ CPIA represents employers in the printing & imaging industries throughout Canada. Find a sector profile, industry forecasts & details about the CPIA scholarship trust fund. Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women http://www.criaw-icref.ca/indexFrame_e.htm (CRIAW) Committed to encouraging research about the reality of women’s lives, this organization funds research projects. CanLearn http://www.canlearn.ca/eng/index.shtml Link to information concerning next steps after high school, workplace information, job prospects for graduates, paying for your postsecondary education, & more. Competitions and Presentations - Investor Education Fund http://www.getsmarteraboutmoney.ca/education-programs/for- This teacher corner’s page has information on educational competitions students/competitions-and-student-awards/Pages/default.aspx including the Saving & Investment Challenge (grade 9/10 students), Financial Literacy Award (Grade 11/12) and Financial Securities Portfolio Competition.
Scholarship/Bursary Website Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) http://www.dtrc.ca/html/main_en.html This Centre helps professional & emerging dancers make transitions into, within, & from professional performing careers. Find dance resources, career counseling services, retraining grants, seminars & awards. Finance - SchoolFinder http://www.schoolfinder.com/finance/index.asp Search this collection of scholarships, bursaries, & information to learn about your financing options, & how to apply for scholarships & loans. Financial Aid and Awards - University of Ottawa http://www.loansandawards.uottawa.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=2654 Students can access financial assistance either through scholarships, bursaries, grants & fellowships from the university or from government funded loans & grants. Financial Assistance - Algonquin College http://www.algonquincollege.com/financialaid/ Find information on bursaries, scholarships, student loans, & financial aid offices for both Woodroffe & Pembroke campuses. Financial Assistance at Fanshawe College http://www.fanshawec.ca/EN/financial/ Find information on bursaries, awards & scholarships, hours of operation, how to book an appointment, financing your education & more. Funding - The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) http://www.cheminst.ca/ Access information on the Chemical Education Trust Fund, student scholarships & student funding. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Canada http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/7/index.htm Learn about IEEE activities & member services, including publications, awards, conferences, & professional development opportunities. Laurentian University - Student Awards http://www.laurentian.ca/Laurentian/Home/Laurentian+Homepage.htm? What do you need to qualify for a scholarship, bursary or for financial Laurentian_Lang=en-CA aid?
Scholarship/Bursary Website Library Careers - Canadian Library Association (CLA) http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Library_Careers Access information on careers in library & information studies or view employment postings in this field. Also has information on scholarships, grants & awards. Loans for Tools Program - Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/training/apprenticeship/loantool.html and Universities Offers new apprentices a loan to help them buy the tools & equipment they need to perform the trade in which they are registered. It is interest- free for the duration of the training. Money and Youth http://www.moneyandyouth.cfee.org/en/ Designed for teachers, parents & youth to complement the book by the same name which can be downloaded free of charge from this site of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education and sponsored by Investor’s Group. National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) http://www.najc.ca/ Locate NAJC chapters across Canada & learn about the Sports, Education, & Arts Development Endowment Fund, which provides financial assistance to Japanese Canadian individuals furthering their studies, training & skills. National Directory of Financial Assistance Programs for Post- http://www.neads.ca/en/norc/funding/ Secondary Students with Disabilities The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) provides this list of grants, scholarships, & funding programs for students with disabilities. National Mentorship Program - Canadian Film and Television http://www.cftpa.ca/mentorship/ Production Association (CFTPA) On-the-job mentorships & internships that allow individuals to obtain hands-on work experience, develop their skills, complement formal education & make important contacts in the film & TV industry National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) https://nslsc.canlearn.ca/eng/default.aspx Find the information and tools you need to apply for, manage & repay your student loan. Also find contact information for provincial & territorial Student Assistance offices.
Scholarship/Bursary Website Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) http://www.nwac.ca/ Involved in developing & changing legislation that affect women, & including women in the development & delivery of programs that promote equal opportunity for Aboriginal women. Find information on their youth programs & scholarships. Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS) - McMaster http://sfas.mcmaster.ca/ University Graduate & undergraduate students can find information on scholarships, bursaries & financial assistance programs. Check out the budget advice they offer on their “Money Matters”. Web page. Ontario Arts Council (OAC) http://www.arts.on.ca/index.aspx Grants, programs & services available to eligible artists & arts organizations. Links to other resources, & application and deadline information. Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) https://OSAP.gov.on.ca Ontario students can get a student loan to finance their education. Orville Erickson Memorial Scholarship - Canadian Wildlife http://www.cwf-fcf.org/en/action/funding-awards/scholarships/ Foundation (CWF) Provides assistance to post secondary students in the field of conservation. Persons with Disabilities Online - Government of Canada http://www.pwd-online.ca/pwdhome.jsp?lang=en Find information & services related to employment, education, financial supports, human rights & other areas of interest to persons with disabilities. Programs and Services - Association of Universities and Colleges of http://www.aucc.ca/programs/index_e.html Canada (AUCC) Find scholarships, exchange programs & research opportunities. This will be of interest to undergraduate students, students with disabilities, recent graduates, professors & researchers. Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) Canada http://www.rtndacanada.com/HOME/default.asp Access membership information, industry publications, scholarships, & for a fee, members can access a job board. Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) - Human Resources and http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/learning/education_savings/index.shtml Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) This program is designed to help parents, grandparents & interested Canadians save for a child’s post secondary education.
Scholarship/Bursary Website Scholarship Program - Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) http://www.psac-afpc.org/what/benefits/scholarships-e.shtml Apply for scholarships available to PSAC members & family members who are entering their first year of post secondary education. ScholarshipsCanada.com http://www.scholarshipscanada.com/ This web site provides a searchable database containing scholarship information for Canadian students. SchoolFinder.com http://www.schoolfinder.com/index.asp Find admission requirements, costs, programs & contact details for more than 700 Canadian universities & colleges. Search by keyword for programs, schools, careers & scholarships. Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) http://www.scwist.ca/ The SCWIST’s mission is to promote & empower women in science & technology. There is information on job resources, news & events, projects, scholarships, memberships & more. Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) http://www.gdc.net/ This professional association provides a job board, industry newsroom, & information about schools, scholarships & careers in graphic design. Student Awards - Queen's University http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/index.html Access education financing information of interest to prospective, current, graduate & international students. Student Banking - Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/student/index.html Access a personal budget planner & learn about the student banking services provided by this financial institution. Information about the Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is outlined for parents. Student Financial Assistance - Ryerson University http://www.ryerson.ca/currentstudents/financialaid/ Information on scholarships, bursaries, short term loans & financial assistance. Student Loan Estimator - CanLearn http://tools.canlearn.ca/cslgs-scpse/cln-cln/40/fp-pf/fp- Full time students can use this tool to estimate the amount of Canada pf.clindex.do?langcanlearn=en Student Loan that they may be eligible to receive. StudentAwards.com http://www.studentawards.com/ Find information on scholarships, bursaries, fellowships & other financial awards that are available for students. Other features include email notification of new awards, a pre-written letter for award administrators & valuable financial tips.
Scholarship/Bursary Website Students' Costs - Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/postsec/costs.html Universities Approximate living & tuition expenses when studying at a college or university in Ontario. Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund - Athletes CAN http://www.athletescan.com/Content/Programs%20and%20Services/00% 20 bursaries of $5,000 are available to Canadian amateur athletes each 20Investors%20Group.asp?langid=1 year. Annual deadline for application is January 31st. The Next Great Prime Minister http://www.cbc.ca/programguide/program/canadas_next_great_prime_mi An annual awards program sponsored by the Magna for Canada nister_hd Scholarship Fund to empower students to express their solutions for a better Canada. Open to all full time students enrolled in a Canadian college, university or CEGEP. “Think Outside the Box” and share your vision for a better Canada. Tuition-Free Adult Learning flyers - YMCA (Toronto) http://www.employmentflyers.org/flyers.html?type=12 Downloadable information flyers on Toronto resources about Tuition Free Adult Learning from YMCA Employment Services Information Warehouse. Your Money http://www.yourmoney.cba.ca/ An interactive & educational web site for young Canadians. Provides a basic understanding of finances & includes the following topics: budgeting, credit management, economy, money management, planning your future & more. Youth.gc.ca - Government of Canada http://www.youth.gc.ca/eng/home.shtml This directory site provides a single access point for youth related information on the internet. You will find topics relating to youth employment, education & careers.
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