External Scholarship Awards & Bursaries

External Awards

There are many external awards, scholarships, and bursaries that are available through other organizations. These types of award resources (known as external awards) are set aside for very specific candidates (based on demographics such as ethnicity, parent's occupation, home town, etc.); Students are encouraged to review the External Awards web page to see if there are additional awards they could apply for.

Moreover, we also suggest visiting the following scholarship search engines to assist in finding external awards:

Upcoming Award Deadlines!

Kathy Searles Scholarship


  • First or second year enrolment
  • Minimum grade average of 75%
  • Community involvement

For more info: Download the Kathy Searles Scholarship flyer word icon 
Deadline: September 22, 2017
Value: $500

Start Proud Student Leadership Scholarship

Start Proud, formerly known as Out On Bay Street, is committed to recognizing excellence in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ+) student communities across Canada in order to help students excel in their career.


  • Exemplify leadership, within the LGBTQ+ communities or any community you are passionate about
  • Demonstrate personal and/or academic success
  • Clearly articulate plans for future involvement in the LGBTQ+ communities and career or academic objectives in application
  • Award recipients must demonstrate alignment with Start Proud’s Mission, Vision & Values

Application: Please visit: StartProuds scholarship page
Deadline: May 26, 2017
Value: $2500 per award

Eric Waldron Scholarship Award

Criteria: Provided to a student with cerebral palsy who is a current Lifetime Member of OFCP and who is enrolled in an Ontario College or University and who has completed his or her first year of instruction at University or College. Enrolment in programs that will lead to working with individuals with disabilities will be an asset.
For more information, please visit the OFP funding page.
Deadline: July 5, 2017
Value: $500

Aging Matters Scholarship


  • An existing college student or incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2017 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university as a full-time student
  • Complete and submit the application form
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less essay on why Aging Matters to the applicant.

For more information, please visit http://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/
Deadline: May 15, 2017
Value: $1500

CPAC-TDIMM Scholarship

Criteria: Awarded to a post-secondary student who has completed at least two semesters of full-time studies (minimum 60% course load per semester) at a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding academic records and active community involvement in a leadership role.
Value: $3,000
Deadline: January 31, 2017
To apply: visit the CPAC Foundation pageOpen New Browser Window or the 2016 Scholarships Application page  Open New Browser Window

CPAC Special Scholarship

Criteria: Awarded to an outstanding high school or post-secondary student that played an active and leading role in a meaningful project or initiative in relation to environmental and wildlife based social justice issues.
Value: $3,000
Deadline: January 31, 2017
To apply: visit the CPAC Foundation pageOpen New Browser Window or the 2016 Scholarships Application page  Open New Browser Window

CPAC Education Scholarships

Criteria: Post-secondary students who have maintained a minimum average of 70%, demonstrated social responsibility as well as a determination to pursue academic excellence, and shows a financial need.
Value: Two scholarships of $3,000 each
Deadline: January 31, 2017
To apply: visit the CPAC Foundation pageOpen New Browser Window or the 2016 Scholarships Application page  Open New Browser Window

International Business Scholarships

Criteria: A Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident. Enrolled in a full-time accredited bachelor’s degree at a Canadian university or college. Studying business (international business, commerce, finance, economics, accounting, etc.) or business combined with environmental or sustainability courses. Returning to full-time studies for the 2017-2018 academic year. In excellent academic standing. Study or work experience outside of Canada is considered an asset.
Value: $4,000
Deadline: February 6, 2017
To apply:visit the EDC Scholarships page  Open New Browser Window

Advertising Standards Canada’s Robert E. Oliver Award


  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Enrolled in a fulltime Advertising and/or Marketing program
  • Committed to pursuing a career in advertising or marketing in Canada
  • Write 250 word essay outlining why they are deserving of the award
  • Academic and community service component

To obtain and submit application, please email: awards@georgebrown.ca  

Deadline: February 27th, 2017
Value: $1500.00

GBC Downtown East Bursary


  • Student must be enrolled in their first year of a full-time program at GBC 
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person Resident of Ontario for at least 12 months prior to enrollment 
  • Are the first in their family to attend post-secondary education (first generation student) 
  • Live in the downtown east Toronto area 
  • Student must demonstrate financial need 
  • Community and/or extracurricular involvement and leadership 
For application, please email awards@georgebrown.ca 


Fall Semester Deadline: October 28th, 2016   

Winter Semester Deadline: January 14th, 2017  

Chaney Ensign Bursary Fund 

This fund provides educational bursaries to students with serious financial need who have graduated from a publicly funded high school within the Hamilton-Wentworth District.

Deadline: September 25th, 2016 & January 25th, 2017
Please submit your application to: awards@georgebrown.ca  

The Most Promising Logo Design Scholarship


  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Has completed at least 1 year coursework in graphic or product design, branding or marketing
  • Submit 1 original logo design for the following industries: Automotive, Construction, and Beauty & Massage
  • Has demonstrated unique promise in logo design and developing visual identities

For more information:  https://www.freelogoservices.com/logodesignscholar
Deadline: December 31st, 2016
Value: 1 award at $1500

SeniorsZen.com Scholarship

SeniorsZen.com grants $500 scholarship each year to Canadian students to help them in pursuing their educational goals. As a strong supporter of Intergeneration Equality, SeniorsZen believes that this initiative increases the connection between youth and senior citizens, while helping to bring awareness to the sweetness and the bitterness of aging in Canada.  


  • Student is a legal resident of Canada
  • Enrolled in a fulltime diploma or undergraduate degree an accredited Canadian college
  • Submit an essay of 750-1000 words or one page infographic on the topic related to senior living in Canada.

For more info:  http://www.seniorszen.com/scholarship

Deadline: January 31st, 2017 by 11:59pm
Value: $500

CLWD Educational Bursary


  • Reside in Bruce County or Grey County in Ontario, Canada; it is understood that they may live elsewhere to attend school.
  • Be accepted to study full-time at a recognized Canadian institution in a post-secondary program.
  • Submit to the selection committee a 500 word essay to demonstrate their personal and/or professional experiences and challenges in promoting inclusion for persons with disabilities.
  • Include in the essay an indication of their commitment to being a builder of stronger communities and good citizenship.

For more information, please visit www.clwalkerton.org
Deadline: May 31, 2017
Value: $1000




Applications.Careers Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in a fulltime post-secondary institution (or a high school senior with an acceptance letter from a post-secondary institution) with a GPA of 3.0 or more. Requires the creation of a 3-5 minute video.
Value: $500.00
Deadline: May 15th by 11:59pm

Charlotte Carter Memorial Scholarship
Available to a full-time student of Aboriginal descent (Status, Non-Status, Inuit or Métis) enrolled in the second-year of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at either a college or a university in Ontario that is recognized by the Ontario College of Nursing. Must have successfully
For more info: Call - (705) 566-8101 ext. 6350 or email -  awards@cambriancollege.ca
Value: $1000.00
Deadline: October 21st  

Emily Woodward Scholarship
RealMoney.co.uk establishes an annual scholarship, aimed at supporting the education of one bright young mind.
Value: $2000.00
Deadline: May 31st  

Fittous Scholarship
Scholarship provided to full-time students who are enrolled in a post-secondary institution and are committed to living a healthy lifestyle.
Value: $500.00 each
Deadline: July 31st  

Flight Network Scholarship
Students must be a Canadian citizen or hold a valid student Visa. Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a Canadian college program for the 2015/2016 school year. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic
Value: $1000.00
Deadline: December 31st

FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship
FlipKey is providing a scholarship to students enrolled as a fulltime student in a current or upcoming study abroad program. Applicants must submit a 1000 word essay to press@flipkey.com describing why travel is important to him or her.
Value: $1000.00
Deadline: August 15th  

The Future of Freelance Scholarship
Contract Mint if offering a $1000 scholarship to students who are interested in freelancing. This award is open to high school, college and university students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit an essay answering “What is your #1 advice to future freelancers?”
Value: $1000.00 each
Deadline: December 31st  

Job-Applications.ca Working Parent Scholarship
Job-Applications.ca is providing an annual scholarship for working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education. Applicant must be enrolled as fulltime or part-time student at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They are also required to submit a 600-1000 word essay discussing experiences as a parent working their way through school and explain 3 pieces of advice that would be given to someone in a similar situation.
Value: $1000.00 each
Deadline: December 10th  

Online Resume Builders Scholarship
Scholarship offered to the student who can create the best resume. Student must be enrolled in fulltime post-secondary education. This scholarship is also open to students studying abroad or planning on studying abroad within the next academic year.
Value: $1000.00 each
Deadline: December 15th  

ROADS to Success and Brighter Future Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled in a part-time or full-time program at an accredited post-secondary institution (apprenticeships, trades, colleges). Applicants must also be a member or former member of a Boys and Girls Club for a minimum of one year, and not be over 24-years-old at the time of application.
Value: $500 - $5000
Deadline: April 15th and October 23rd 

Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship
Scholarship offered to students who are enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution. Must submit a 2000-2500 word essay.
Value: 3 awards, $2000.00 each
Deadline: April 30th by 11:59pm

BBPA National Scholarships, The
Criteria: Awarded to African Canadian students between 17 and 30 years of age based on high academic achievement, financial need, and/or a recognized contribution to the African Canadian community.
Value: Varies ($1,000 - $7,000)

Bill 7 Award
Criteria: Awarded to a student who identifies as part of the LGBTTTQ community, who is in financial need and is an Ontario resident.
Value: $2,000

Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada Student Award
An applicant must be a son, daughter or ward of a person whose principal income is derived from the pipeline construction industry.

  • The parent or guardian of the applicant must be employed by or have a history of employment with a company who is a member of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada.
  • The applicant must provide proof of full-time enrollment in a program leading to a diploma or degree in any field at a recognized Canadian college or university. Applications received from students enrolled in post-graduate programs may also be considered.

Canada Post Aboriginal Incentive Award
Criteria: Awarded to aboriginal students who in full-time post-secondary studies who took at least 12 months off from education prior to returning (mature students) and who have completed at least one academic year of a multi-year program, based on an application package and letters of reference.

Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund
Criteria: are eligible or serving or former serving members and their dependents of Canadian Forces when warranted by Financial need.

Chaney Ensign Bursary Fund
Criteria: Awarded to students in financial need who completed their high school requirements in publicly funded secondary schools in the City of Hamilton.

CHFT Diversity Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student who lives in a CHFT member co-operative entering his or her first year of college, based on financial need and a positive contribution to his or her school and/or community.
Value: Varies
Deadline: February

CHHA Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to full-time hard of hearing or deafened student, based on academic achievement, community involvement, and the determination to cope with hearing loss.
Value: 3 x $1,000

Children's Aid Foundation
Criteria: Scholarship applications are open to full-time students demonstrating both financial need and the potential to succeed in their program of study. Applicants must be or have been a current Crown (permanent) Ward, be under 26 at the start of their current school program, or under 30 if the student has received CAF funding for the same program in previous years.

Community Living Walkerton and District Educational Bursary http://www.clwalkerton.org/resources/bursary/
Criteria: Awarded to a permanent resident of Bruce or Grey County who demonstrates a commitment to stronger and more inclusive communities.
Value: $1,000
Deadline: May  

Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program
Criteria: Awarded to a student with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus based on his or her motivation, goal setting, self-awareness, and potential for success.
Value: Varies

Electro-Federation Canada Scholarships
Criteria: The Electro-Federation Canada offers a wide array of scholarship opportunities with diverse criteria. Please search through the brochure on the website or visit the Students Awards Office for detailed criteria and application instructions.
Value: $500 - $3,500

FAAY Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to students of Aboriginal descent based on financial need, academic and career commitment, contributions to family and community, and leadership.
Value: $2,500 - $5,000

Federation of Portuguese Canadian and Professionals Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to students of Portuguese descent based on academic merit.
Value: $1,500 - $2,500

Foresters Competitive Scholarship Program
Criteria: Awarded to students under 25 years of age who are members or the children of members of the Foresters organization, based on academic performance, community involvement and the assessment of an essay.
Value: Varies

Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation
Criteria: Awarded to a 16 to 24 year old student who is graduating high school, based on financial need and outstanding citizenship.

Jamaica Ex-Soldiers Association Student Scholastic Bursary
Criteria: Awarded to a first year student directly from secondary school of Jamaican heritage who maintained a B+ average through the last two years and demonstrated community involvement.
Value: TBA
Deadline: October

Jamaican Canadian Association Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to a student with a Caribbean / African background who demonstrated remarkable academic achievement or progress through high school while being involved in the community or high school. Recipient must have financial need.
Value: Various ($500 - $2,000)
Deadline: Varies

Kathy Searles Scholarship

  • Full time students enrolled in science, arts or business  
  • First or second year enrolment  
  • Minimum grade average of 75%  
  • Community involvement  

For more info:Download ApplicationPDF icon
Deadline: September
Value: $500

Ken Dryden Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student based on community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.
Value: $3,000.00
Deadline: First Friday of March for the academic year starting that September

Kin Canada Bursaries
Criteria: Awarded to a student who is a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and is enrolled full-time in a secondary institution and shows financial need.
Value: $1,000
Deadline: June

Lilly-MDAO Moving Lives Forward Bursary Award
Criteria: Bursaries will be awarded to students who are receiving some sort of help through a mental health system for their disorder, conveying financial need.

Lincoln M. Alexander Award
Criteria: Awarded to a 16 to 25 year-old student who has been nominated by either there high school or by a community organization for demonstrated exemplary leadership in eliminating racial discrimination.
Value: 3 x $5,000
Deadline: May

Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary Program
Criteria: Awarded to a student with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus who is a permanent resident of the Windsor district, based on academic merit and financial need.
Value: Varies
Deadline: March

Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities
Criteria: Canadian citizens or permanent residents who as a minimum average of 80% and diagnosed with a permanent disability which is documented and is the primary disability for which they are applying.
Value: $2,000.00

National Union Scholarship
Criteria: Several awards available for children of the National Union of Public and General Employees, with a variety of criteria.
Value: $1,500
Deadline: July

NEADS Equity Through Education Award
Criteria: Awarded to students with permanent disabilities, based on commitment to their academic discipline, volunteerism and/or employment, and the potential to be an outstanding participant in the community.

http://epilepsyontario.org/programs/obcl-awards/ OBCL Epilepsy Scholarship Awards
Criteria: Students who have successfully completed high school and entering their first year of post-secondary education.
Value: 4 X $1,500
Deadline: May 1st

RBC Royal Bank Scholarship Awards
Criteria: Please visit the RBC site to find a complete list of the RBC Royal Bank scholarships available to Canadian students, as well as details on the awards, information on how to apply, eligibility, application criteria and more.

Royal Canadian Legion Bursaries
Criteria: Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a veteran, child/grandchild of a veteran, or associated with the Legion, based on financial need.
Value: Up to $500
Deadline: March

Scotiabank Bursaries
Criteria: This Contest is only open to legal residents of Canada of the age of majority in their province or territory of residence and who are enrolled full-time in a publicly funded Canadian college or university within the Contest Period.

Soroptmist Live Your Dream Award
Criteria: In addition to providing the primary financial support for their families, eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need. Also, please note only residents of Soroptimist International of the Americas' member countries and territories are eligible to apply for the educational grants.
Deadline: December
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Storwell's Foster Children Bursary Program

  • Applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program and agrees to have the above organization verify the same.
  • Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/ vocational College or post-secondary institution in Canada or USA as of Sept 2013.
  • Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be 24 years of age or less at the time of application
  • Winner agrees to have his/her name, photo and post-secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website.

Value: $2,000.00
Deadline: December 15

TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership
Criteria: Open to students across Canada who are in their final year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec); have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year and have demonstrated community leadership.
Deadline: November

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
Criteria: The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award recognizes humanitarian volunteer work. There is no set discipline students must study in order to receive the award, but they must maintain their academic, voluntary and career performance to a satisfactory level.

Val Mason Scholarship

  • The applicant must be nominated by a member of CSCM and a covering letter of recommendation must accompany the application package.
  • The applicant must be employed, or have been recently employed, at a member Club of CSCM.
  • The applicant must have shown a keen interest in pursuing a career in the club management industry.

Value: $2,000
Walter and Wayne Gretzky Scholarship
Criteria: Students should have a high degree of motivation and independence, a reasonable level of achievement, and find the scholarship of assistance. http://cnib.ca/en/about/awards/Scholarships/Pages/CNIB_Scholarships.aspx.
Students must be:

  • Blind or partially sighted (less than 20/70 corrected);
  • A secondary school graduate entering post-secondary education;
  • A Canadian citizen or have held landed immigrant status for one year prior to the date of application.

Value: $1,000 to $5,000

William Peyton Hubbard Award
Criteria: Granted for outstanding post-secondary achievement by black students in Ontario.
Value: $5,000
Deadline: October 2nd

ADHD Scholarship http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/CA-EN/defaultclosed.aspx
Criteria: Awarded to students have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-secondary program at a Canadian accredited two-year or four-year college; of the age of majority in their province of residence; and diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD.
Deadline: March
Value: $1,500 and a year of ADHD coaching services


Allied Van Lines Scholarship
Allied Van Lines is committed to improving the future of up and coming logistics and business professionals in Canada. This scholarship is awarded to a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident enrolled in a fulltime post-secondary institution in a Logistics or equivalent field. Applicant must submit a brief essay of 400 to 800 words, detailing why logistics/supply chain management is important.
Value: 4 awards, $1000.00 each
December 1st

Corporate Finance Institute Annual Scholarship
Criteria: this award is for both part-time and full-time students that shows passion for finance and who can show their determination to improve lives through their careers as well as, someone who shows financial need so that they can attend post- secondary institution.
Value: 2X $500

  Estey Undergraduate Student Essay Competition http://accounting.uwaterloo.ca/ethics/estey/index.html
Criteria: Awarded based on a research paper on business or accounting/finance or related topics. Students can resubmit papers from the previous year but all work must represent student’s independent and individual work.
Value: $500 + travel expenses

http://www.fmi.ca/chapters/ontario/scholarships/ FMI Ontario Chapter Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student in a business or business-related program, based on academic excellence, a 500 word essay on a selected topic, professional / internship experience, and community involvement.
Value: 5 x $2,500
Deadline: March

RBC Royal Bank Aboriginal Student Awards Program
Criteria: Awarded to a First Nations (status or non-status, Inuit, or Métis) student in a Financial Services program, based on financial need and personal / academic achievement. Also:

  • You are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • You have applied or are currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • You maintain a full course load that leads to a recognized degree, certificate or diploma
  • You have at least two years remaining in your post-secondary studies as of September 2016
  • You require financial assistance to pursue your education
    Value: $4,000 (renewable)

Retail as a Career Scholarship Program
Criteria: Awarded to a full or part-time student in a retail, business or marketing-related program who is also working a full or part-time job in the retail industry, based on the evaluation of an application package and 500-700 word essay.
Value: 1 x $5,000; 25 x $1,000
Deadline: March

Robert E. Oliver Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to an Advertising or Marketing student based on academic transcript, community service and volunteer work, a letter of reference from your program coordinator, and the evaluation of a 350 word essay on why you should receive the award.
Value: $1,500
Deadline: February


Early Childhood Education Qualifications Upgrade Program
Criteria: Awarded to individuals involved in the child care and early years sector across Ontario


First Nations, Inuit & Métis Post-Secondary Fine Arts Bursary Award
Criteria: Awarded to First Nations, Inuit, or Métis students in all programs that are mentioned in the website, they can apply based on financial needs. Evidence of involvement and contribution to the aboriginal community, and evidence of suitability and commitment to field of study.
Value: Varies
Deadline:  June 1, November 1, February 1, 11:59 pm PST   


Annual Senior Care Scholarship
Place for Mom is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major; who are interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. Applicant must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.
Value: 5 awards, $1000.00 each
Deadline: April 15th

Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

  • Enrolled in a full-time undergraduate nursing program working toward an associate or bachelor's degree
  • Non-traditional student, defined as a student that did not immediately continue their education after high school (at least a 3-year gap between high school and enrolment in a college or university)
  • Note: Past winners and applicants of this scholarship are eligible to re-apply in future years.

Application:Download application formPDF icon
Deadline: all applications must be postmarked by March 31
Value: $1000

Kirshenblatt Awards
Criteria: The purpose of the scholarships is to provide encouragement, recognition and assistance to aspiring persons who are studying in the field of gerontology
Value: $2,000

RBC Foundation Internationally Educated Nurses Fund
Criteria: for information on criteria, deadlines and values check website.

SeniorsZen.com Scholarship
SeniorsZen.com grants $500 scholarship each year to Canadian students to help them in pursuing their educational goals. As a strong supporter of Intergeneration Equality, SeniorsZen believes that this initiative increases the connection between youth and senior citizens, while helping to bring awareness to the sweetness and the bitterness of aging in Canada.
Value: $500
Deadline: January 31st by 11:59pm


Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals Bursaries
Criteria: Awarded to students in the Culinary or Hospitality fields, based on financial need, academic proficiency, work experience within the industry and commitment to that industry.
Value: $1,000.00
Deadline: March

Canadian Hospitality Foundation Scholarships
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to students in the Culinary or Hospitality fields, based on a variety of criteria.
Deadline: August 22
College Entrance Scholarship
Hospitality/Hotel/Tourism Scholarship
Culinary (1-year) Scholarship
Bachelor of Applied Business Degree in Hospitality Management Scholarship

http://www.theohi.ca/StudentScholarships.aspx Ontario Hostelry Institute Scholarships
Criteria: Varies
Value: Varies
Deadline: April


Apprenticeship Completion Grant
Criteria: Awarded to Registered Apprentices in Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program Trades who complete their Apprentice training.
Value: $2,000
Deadline: June

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant
Criteria: Awarded to a Registered Apprentice in an Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program Trade who is registered with an employer or equivalent organization and is able to show progress in his or her program by completing the first or second level.
Value: $1,000 / year
Deadline: June

Apprentice Scholarship
Awarded to a student less than 25 years of age, who left school prior to completing the academic requirements for registering in a trade. Recipients will be committed to achieving the necessary academic requirements within one year, demonstrate an interest in the skilled trades, and complete his or her academic upgrading.
Value: $1,000

AACE Canada Competitive Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to a Construction Science and Management degree program student in second year or higher who has excellent academic performance and is involved in extracurricular activities.
Value: $750 - $8,000

Canadian Association of Women in Construction
Criteria: Awarded to a female student in a Centre for Advanced Building Technologies program based on financial need, leadership activities and a career objective in the construction industry.
Value: $1,000.00
Deadline: April 30

Carole and George Fletcher Foundation Awards Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to a second year applied science or engineering technology student based on academic excellence. Also must have a parent or grandparent who is a member.
Value: $1000

Community College Technician/Technology Award
Criteria: Awarded to a student of an employment equity group( Native ancestry (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit), women, disables and visible minority) in a Technology, Trades, or Business program, based on strong communication skills, academic merit, and involvement in extracurricular activities, including volunteer work.
Value: $1,000  

David L. Squires Foundation Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a Computer Science student in second year or higher based on financial need and academic achievement.

E. Wayne Kay Community College Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student in a manufacturing or related program based on academic merit (a 3.0 GPA or more).

Guelph Women in Networking
Criteria: Awarded to a female, full-time student, in at least second year, in a "non-traditional" program of at least 30 weeks in duration. The award is based on academic merit. Recipient will be a permanent resident of Wellington County.
Value: $1,000
Deadline: May

Make it Right Scholarships and Bursaries
Criteria: Awarded to ten male and ten female students based on academic excellence and commitment to a career in residential construction and renovation.
Value: $1,500

Out on Bay Street Scholarship
Criteria: The Awards are available to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA) students which include; but are not limited to, students in:

  • A public or private institution for a post-secondary program,
  • A graduate, post-graduate or other accredited degree program

Such recipients have:

  • Exemplified leadership, at minimal, in the LGBTQ community.
  • Demonstrated the ability to be personally and academically successful Open New Browser Window  

Deadline: May 27
Value: $2500 per award

RapidSeedbox Scholarship
RapidSeedbox strives to help students who are dedicated to pursuing computer engineering and help to improve the world with forward-thinking technology. This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a fulltime post-secondary institution in a Computer Engineering related field and has a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must be a Canadian Citizen and at least 18 years old.
Value: $1000.00
June 30th and November 30th

Terry O'Banion Student Technology Award  

Criteria: Refer to website for further information
Value: $2,500
Deadline: February

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