Kin Canada Bursaries is a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund, supported by Kinsmen, Kinetten and Kin clubs, and public donations, across the country. Each year, $1,000 bursaries are awarded to successful Canadian applicants who are pursuing post-secondary education at a recognized university, community college, technical institute and other schools for advanced education. Click here for Bursary application.
The Cmolik Foundation (TCF) awards scholarships to deserving British Columbia students that have met adversity during their life and, in the opinion of the Student Selection Committee, demonstrated a good work ethic, tenacity, and other commendable attributes in achieving their academic and social goals; and without TCF's support may not have the means to attend a post-secondary institution.
TCF estimates the total cost of an undergraduate degree from a Canadian university, college, or trade school is approximately $7,500 for books and $27,500 for tuition. Therefore, TCF will reimburse up to a total of $35,000 for books and tuition leading to an undergraduate degree or equivalent.
Scholarship applications must be submitted to the student's secondary school for approval. All applications must be endorsed by the secondary school and a letter nominating the student be attached to the application. TCF will accept a maximum of 2 applications per school year to participate in TCF scholarship program commencing in September of the same year.
See Ms Alexander in the Career Centre for details.
Twenty TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are awarded to students in their last year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec) who have demonstrated leadership in improving their community. Each scholarship has a value of up to $70,000 and includes:
- Have demonstrated community leadership
- Are in final year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec)
- Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year
Apply online by November 18, 2016.
The Scotiabank National Scholarship is back for the 4th year in a row and it’s bigger than ever with $80,000 in awards available to be won.
The Scholarship is open to:
UBC is now offering a tuition waiver for eligible youth aging out of care. Students can identify as a youth in care in their application to UBC.
Definition of youth in careAs defined by the Child, Family and Community Service Act, a youth in care is someone who is currently, or has been, one of the following:
How to apply for the tuition waiverPlease complete the tuition waiver form and submit it to Enrolment Services after you apply for admission to UBC.
UBC also recognizes the achievements of outstanding students from around the world by devoting non-public funds to scholarships and awards for international students.
Undergraduate entrance scholarshipsThe Major Entrance Scholarship program recognizes exceptional students for their academic and non-academic achievements by offering awards valued up to $40,000. Students who apply by December 1 will be automatically considered for this award.
The Centennial Scholars Entrance Award is designed to improve access to post-secondary education for students facing significant financial barriers. This award is valued up to $80,000 and requires a separate application. Deadline to apply is December 1.
A number of Major Entrance Scholarships and Centennial Scholars Entrance Awards are designated specifically for Aboriginal students. Applicants can self-identify as Aboriginal in their application to UBC.
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto provide an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students to study at one of the world’s best universities in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The scholarship program is intended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school. A special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their school and community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community.
Awarded annually, these scholarships recognize outstanding students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools. This is U of T’s most prestigious and competitive scholarship for international students. The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years. The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto. Each year approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.
***Students need to be nominated by the school in order to apply. Please see Ms Alexander in the Career Centre if you are interested in learning more.
The University of Toronto National Book Award Program recognizes and rewards the very best Canadian secondary school students, regardless of which university those students choose to attend. These are students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. They excel in academic pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities. It is not necessary that the student intend to apply for admission to the University of Toronto.
Award recipients receive a National Book Award recognizing their achievements, and as a symbol of their academic potential. It is a non-monetary award. The book will be presented to the student at their secondary school graduation ceremony at the end of the school year. Students nominated for this award are invited to submit an application to the National Scholarship Program.
***Students must be nominated by their school, so if you think that you are a strong candidate please see Ms Alexander in the Career Centre.
Scholarship 12 students are meeting tomorrow (Wed 5th) at lunch in the library for a Scholarship Resume Writing Workshop. Please bring your Scholarship 12 Guide Book and any rough drafts of your resume.
Scholarship PowerPoint presentation link.