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External Scholarship Awards and 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!

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 info, please visit: CLWD website
Value: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2015

Hamilton Community Foundation Student Bursaries

Chaney Ensign Bursary:

  • Have graduated from a publically funded high school in Hamilton
  • Have need for financial assistance
  • Are enrolled as a fulltime student; or are registered and in attendance at an approved college or university in Canada or for specialized programs in the United States or abroad
  • Have applied to OSAP
  • Deadlines to apply: October 1st and February 1st

Geritol Follies Bursary Fund:

  • Have graduated from a publically funded high school in Hamilton or Burlington
  • Have need for financial assistance
  • Are a student of voice, drama, dance or musical instruments who has been accepted for admission to a recognized college, university or institute in Canada or the United States (in some cases, students pursuing a career in radio, television or arts administration may also be considered
  • Have applied to OSAP (student may still apply for bursary if rejected for OSAP assistance)
  • Deadline to apply: October 1st

For more info, please visit: Hamilton Community Foundation website

Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund Award


  • Must be Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
  • Must be active in Canadian sport; as an athlete, practitioner (coach, official, administrator) or educator (teacher, academic, etc.); and
  • If an athlete, must be engaged in advanced education

For more info, please visit: True Sport Foundation website

B.O.L.T Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Criteria: students who are pursuing education in a construction related field and are in need of financial assistance.
Deadline: February 13th, 2015
For application and more info, please visit:

Salumatics Inc. Bursary

Criteria: Salumatics Inc. will award a $250 bursary to the Health Information Management (C139) student with the highest aggregate grades in the Coding classes (RECM 1003, RECM 2015) and the Coding placement. 
Value: $250
Application/Deadline: Please inquire with the Program Coordinator

For application and more info, please visit:

SeniorsZen Scholarship Award

Criteria:  Students must be enrolled full time in a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited Canadian college, university or trade school. Also, you must be a legal resident of Canada or hold a valid student visa. Scholarships are awarded based upon an essay on a topic related to senior living in Canada. Scholarships are awarded based upon an essay on a topic related to senior living in Canada.
Value: $500
Deadline: February 1, 2015
For more info, please visit:

A Place For Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship


  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major
  • The applicant must be attending classes at the time of the spring deadline

For essay topic and more details:
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Value: $1000

Operation Groundswell

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs. They are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world. A bursary is available that will cover up to 30% of the cost of your trip.
Deadline: Feb 26th
Value: varies
For more info please visit:

Something New for Dinner Scholarship

Criteria: Awarded every April to the student submitting the best short essay on a culinary topic that changes yearly. For the 2014-2015 school year, the essay topic is: How Should We Encourage Smarter eating?
Deadline: March 1 (every year)
For more info, please visit: Something New for Dinner website
Value: $1,000

Future of Investing Scholarship


  • Be a full-time or part-time undergraduate student attending accredited Canadian university or college
  • Open to students in all disciplines
  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Create an essay (500 to 1,500 words), a video, or a graphic explaining how you would disrupt Canada's investment industry if you were the CEO of an investment management firm.

Deadline: Apr 30, 2015, and Aug 31, 2015
For more info, please visit: Wealthsimple Scholarship page
Value: $1,500

SMART RENO Scholarships


  • Be a Canadian resident.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited institution in Canada (university, college, trade school, etc.).
  • Be enrolled full-time in a program that is related to the home improvement field.
  • Submit application based on the instructions below, within the deadline.
  • Applications will be reviewed by a jury composed of SMART RENO staff, that has all rights to select the winner based on its own criteria and to the best of their knowledge, in their own discretion.

Deadline: April 30, 2015
For more info, please visit: Smart Reno
Value: $1,000

Global Health Scholarship


  • An essay addressing the following: There is an urgent need for global health professionals to address delivery strategies for the provision of critical health services both domestic and abroad. What kind of skills do you think are necessary to be an effective global health professional in the face of a pandemic?
  • Registration is weighted 25%, Essay 50%, and Work History and Activities at 25%
  • GPA (min 3.2 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Employment history

Deadline: July 15, 2015
For more info, please visit: The
Value: $3,000

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship


  • Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life science
  • Aminimum 3.0 GPA
  • Write 500-1,000 words on how you feel your specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law

For more info, please visit:
Value: $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2015


BBPA National Scholarships, The 
Entrance or In-Course
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
Entrance or In-Course
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

Brant Rod & Gun Club Bursary Award 
Criteria: Awarded based on financial need, academic proficiency, and volunteerism and/or leadership in the City of Brantford or Brant County.
Value: $1,000
Please check website

Cal Callahan Memorial Bursary
Criteria: Awarded to a first year student in any program who is the son, daughter, or ward of a person working in the pipeline construction industry for a company that is a member of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada. Recipients will have demonstrated academic success, be involved in extracurricular activities, and be in financial need.
Value: up to $10,000

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.
Value: $1,000

Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Available to students who have completed at least one year of service in the Canadian Forces, based on Financial need.

Casino Rama's Award of Excellence 
Criteria: Awarded to aboriginal students entering their second year of post-secondary study, based on academic achievement and community involvement
Value: $2,500.00
Deadline: January

Chaney Ensign Bursary Fund
Entrance or In-Course
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
Entrance or In-Course
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.

CIBC Youthvision Scholarship Program

Entrance (Grade 10)
Criteria: Awarded to a Grade 10 student who is enrolled in an approved mentoring program with Big Brothers / Big Sisters. Recipients will have maintained a GPA higher than 60%.
Value: 30 x $4,000 (renewable) plus summer employment through YMCA

Community Living Walkerton and District Educational Bursary
Entrance or In-Course
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
Copnick/Hilliard Scholarship
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to students with permanent spinal cord injuries based on academic merit.
Value: $500
Deadline: August

Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program
Entrance or In-Course
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 
Entrance or In-Course
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
Entrance or In-Course
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
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to students of Portuguese descent based on academic merit.
Value: $1,500 - $2,500

Foresters Competitive Scholarship Program
Entrance and In-Course
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 Caribbean heritage who maintained a B+ average through the last two years and demonstrated community involvement.
Value:  TBA

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 Application PDF icon

Deadline: September 30, 2014
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 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to a student based on academic merit and financial need.
Value: $1,000
Deadline: June

Lilly-MDAO Moving Lives Forward Bursary Award
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Bursaries will be awarded based on the expressed financial need of applicants.

Lincoln M. Alexander Award 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to a 16 to 25 year-old student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in eliminating racial discrimination.
Value: 3 x $5,000
Deadline: May

Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary Program 
Entrance or In-Course
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

Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to students striving to improve their lives through Continuing Education Courses, based on enthusiasm for and dedication to lifelong learning and need for financial assistance.
Value: $2,500.00
Deadline: June

Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities
Criteria: Canadian citizens or permanent residents who have lived in Canada for minimum 2 years and diagnosed with a permanent disability which is documented and is the primary disability for which they are applying.
Value: $2,500.00

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: June

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.

OBCL Epilepsy Scholarship Awards 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Students who have successfully completed high school and entering their first year of post-secondary education.

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.

RBC Royal Bank Scholarship for New Canadians 
Criteria: Awarded to well-rounded students born outside of Canada, with a GPA of 70%+, based on responses to a series of questions.
Value: $3,500

Royal Canadian Legion Bursaries 
Entrance or In-Course
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 
Entrance or In-Course
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.

Serge Eremenko Music Award
Criteria: This award is available annually to any qualified applicant (individual or group) who is planning to pursue further studies in the field of Ukrainian music.

Soroptmist Live Your Dream Award  
Entrance or In-Course
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 having 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 having his/her name, photo and post-secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website.

Value: $2,000.00
Deadline: December 15

Talbot's Women Scholarship Fund
Criteria: Applicants to the 2014 Talbots Women's Scholarship Program must:

  • Be women currently residing in the United States or Canada;
  • Be women who earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2004;
  • Be enrolled or planning to enrol in full- or part-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-, three- or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada;
  • Be attending the full 2014-15 academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May 2015; and
  • Have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2014 fall academic term.

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 28, 2014

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
Entrance or In-Course
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 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: The award is to provide scholarships to individuals who are pursuing a career in club management.
Value: $1,000

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. 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: $3,000 to $5,000

William Peyton Hubbard Award, The 
Criteria: Granted for outstanding post-secondary achievement by black students in Ontario.

ADHD Scholarship
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. For more information, please visit:
Deadline: March
Value: $1,500 and a year of ADHD coaching services

Aditya Jha Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to Aboriginal students based on financial need and passion for their field of study.  An Aboriginal Student is an individual who identifies himself/herself as First Nations, Métis, Inuit, or otherwise part of the indigenous peoples of Canada or as having Aboriginal ancestry or heritage.
Deadline: March
Value: Varies
How to Apply:  Students are encouraged to apply through GBC Awards  


Estey Undergraduate Student Essay Competition 
Criteria: Awarded based on a research paper on business or accounting/finance ethics.
Value: $500 + travel expenses to Conference in Montreal

FMI Ontario Chapter Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to a student in a Finance 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 
Entrance or In-Course
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.
Value: $4,000 (renewable)
Deadline: May

Retail as a Career Scholarship Program 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to a full or part-time student in a Business 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 a 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


Aune Koivula Scholarship 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to an Early Childhood Education student of Finnish or Estonian descent based on academic proficiency.
Value: $2,000
Deadline: Ongoing
Download Application Here!

Early Childhood Education Qualifications Upgrade Program
Criteria: Awarded to employees of licensed child care home or centre based agency (presently or in the last eight months).  
Value: $2,500 to $5,200
Download Application Here!


First Nations, Inuit & Métis Post-Secondary Fine Arts Bursary Award 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to First Nations, Inuit, or Métis students in any creative arts or design program based on financial need, evidence of involvement and contribution to the aboriginal community, and evidence of suitability and commitment to field of study. Recipients will have demonstrated academic merit and performance, as well as talent and skill demonstrated through a work sample.
Value: Varies
Deadline: April-June

Geritol Follies Bursary Fund
Criteria: Awarded to a student who completed high school in Hamilton or Burlington based on financial need and academic merit.
Value: Varies


Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

  • To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Enrolled in a fulltime 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 form PDF icon
Deadline: All applications must be postmarked by August 31st, 2014. For more info, please visit:
Value: $1000

Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary and Scholarship Awards
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to First Nations (status or non-status), Inuit or Métis students in health science programs of at least two years duration who have demonstrated financial need while excelling academically (GPA > 80%) and being involved in their community. Recipients will show suitability and commitment to their field of study.
Value: Varies
Deadline: April-June

Education Trust Fund of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario
Criteria: Awarded to a first or second year Practical Nursing student based on an application package consisting of a 750 word essay and a letter of support from a Nursing faculty member.
Value: $750
Deadline: October

Kirshenblatt Memorial Scholarships, The 
Criteria: Awarded to a student in Gerontology, BScN, or RPN based on an application form that includes two references.
Value: $2,000
Deadline: March

RBC Foundation Internationally Educated Nurses Fund
Criteria: Awarded to students with International Nursing credentials to gain additional education in order to meet the requirements to become a Registered Nurse in Ontario, based on financial need.
Value: $1,000 (renewable)
Deadline: Dec. 11 (January Entry)
Sopman Humanitarian Award
Criteria: Awarded to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing student who has been at a clinical placement at the University Health Network based on excellence in the art and science of humanitarian care, above average interpersonal skills, compassion and support while providing patient care, and clinical and academic excellence.
Value: $1,000
No application required

Annie Kirshenblatt Memorial Scholarship & Shoshana Philipp (Kirshenblatt) R.N. Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be enrolled in courses or conducting research projects within programs that:

  • are related to the field of Gerontology
  • lead to a certificate, diploma or degree, and
  • are offered by a Canadian college or university that is affiliated with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

For more information, please call 416 597-3422 (ext. 3117) or visit:
Deadline: March


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: February

Canadian Hospitality Foundation Scholarships
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to students in the Culinary or Hospitality fields, based on a variety of criteria.
Value: Varies ($1,000.00 to $3,500.00)
Deadline: June 13
College Entrance Scholarship
Hospitality/Hotel/Tourism Scholarship
Culinary (1-year) Scholarship
Ontario Hostelry Institute Scholarships 

Entrance and In-Course
Criteria: Varies
Value: Varies
Deadline: April

Spirit of Hospitality Scholarships
Criteria: Awarded to students in their final year of high school who are entering a Culinary or Hospitality program, based on passion for their field of study, financial need, academic achievement, work experience, and extracurricular participation.
Value:  3 x $500;  2 x $1,000;  1 x $1,500


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 / block.
Value: $1,000 / year
Deadline: June

Apprentice Scholarship
Criteria: 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
To register for this program, please contact your local apprenticeship office.

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 - $3,000

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, The
Criteria: Awarded to a second year applied science or engineering technology student based on academic excellence.
Value: $350

CCTT / Manulife Scholarship 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded by lottery to a student in an Engineering or Applied Science program whose parent is a CCTT (Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists) constituent member. 
Value: $1,000

Community College Technician/Technology Award 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to a student of Native ancestry (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) 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 to $4,000.00

David L. Squires Foundation Scholarship 
Criteria: Awarded to a Computers student in second year or higher based on financial need and academic achievement.
Value: $1,000
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E. Wayne Kay Community College Scholarship 
Entrance or In-Course
Criteria: Awarded to a student in a manufacturing or related program based on academic merit (a 3.0 GPA or more).
Value: $1,000
Deadline: February

Future Environmental Professionals Scholarship
Criteria: Awarded to students pursuing environmentally-related engineering and/or science programs, based on academic proficiency and dedication to their profession and the environment.
Value: $5,000.00
Deadline: January

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

Heidi Thiessen Memorial Award for Student Writing
Criteria: Awarded to a full-time student based on skill in technical writing.
Value: $200 - $1,000
Deadline: January

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
Deadline: August

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

Application: For application details, please visit: Open New Browser Window
Deadline: July 31, 2013
Value: $2500 per award

OOWA Scholarship 
Criteria: Awarded to T164 – Civil Engineering Technology Students who intern or work in the onsite industry, based on academic excellence.
Value: $600.00

Orvil L. Davie Bursary Award
Criteria: Awarded to a student in a program related to Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration based on financial need.
Value: $1,000
Deadline: February and November
Download Guidelines here PDF icon
Download Forms here PDF icon

RONA bursary for the future
Criteria: Awarded to students in the last year of a Construction program, based on academic excellence.
Value: $1,000.00
Deadline: March 15th

Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award  
Criteria: Awarded to a student in an IT program who is working towards a career in technology and in financial need.
Value: $5,000
Deadline: February
University Women’s Club Heritage Fund Bursary
Criteria: Awarded to a female student in an apprenticeship program based on financial need and the desire to advance in education and improve career potential.
Value: $600
Deadline: Oct. 30

Canadian Association of Women in Construction Bursary
Criteria: Bursaries are offered to women students in post-secondary institutions who aspire to careers in construction related fields and have not previously received the Bursary. Qualifications are based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be female
  • Completion of at least the first year of a diploma or degree program at a college or university in Ontario and full-time enrolment in the continuing year.
  • Clear career objectives relating to the construction industry
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Leadership qualities and involvement in community activities
  • Interest in activities that further the advancement of women in construction
  • Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status

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Deadline: March
Value: $1,500

Hays Specialist Recruitment Scholarship
Criteria: Those in the Construction diploma programs in their final year, and those in their 2nd last year or graduating year in the Construction Management degree program will be considered by submitting the following:

  • Resume
  • One (1) page submission answering the following three (3) questions: Why you took the construction program, a description of a key aspect from your learning thus far that has had impact on you and a description about your career plans and goals.

Process: Students will apply via the email account – including subject heading: Hays Construction Scholarship
Deadline: April
Value: 2, $500 scholarships and Job placement/advisory services by a Hays expert consultant

Financial Assistance Office:

St. James Campus:
Location: 200 King St. E., Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476

Casa Loma Campus:
Location: 160 Kendal Ave., in the Student Service Centre
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476

Ryerson Campus:
Location: 99 Gerard St. E., Room 591 - The Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre
Hours: Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
416- 415-5000 Ext. 2476

Waterfront Campus:
Location: 51 Dockside Drive, Concourse Level
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
416-415-5000 Ext. 2476