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Awards & Scholarships

Getting ready for post-secondary education can be intimidating- and expensive. We've compiled a list of scholarship and awards resources that will help make this process a little easier.

Scholarships

Did you know? Some scholarships can be awarded to students before they enter college or university, and saved, so students can try applying during grades 11 and 12.

Schools also often have their own scholarships, so when a student has applied or been accepted to a school, it is always smart to research your schools available financial aid.

RBC Students leading change scholarship

RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship

There are 15 RBC Students Leading Change scholarships currently available, worth $10,000 each. This year there will be 8 scholarships awarded to graduating high school students, and 7 scholarships awarded to students enrolling in any year of post-secondary studies.

This year the deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EST. For more information, please visit:

http://scholarships.rbc.com/studentsleadingchange.aspx

E-info website

This website has scholarship information for various universities, including U of T, Queens, U of Guelph, York, Western, and more. It includes details about eligibility, grade range, amount, number available, deadlines, and more. For more info visit:

http://www.electronicinfo.ca/scholarships?sort=deadline&search=

Ontario scholarships

The province of Ontario provides a helpful resource that allows you to search for scholarships and awards in each province, as well as provides information about colleges and universities. 

For more information about eligibility and how to apply, visit: 

http://www.ontarioscholarships.ca/all_universities.php?province=on  

School Finder

This tool sorts scholarships by school and program of study, and can also be used as a resource for finding programs at schools. Having trouble deciding? They even provide a career quiz.

To create a profile and start comparing schools and programs now, visit:

http://www.schoolfinder.com/

New Youth

This resource was created to help young people who are new to Canada, navigate school, work, health, immigration, law, and daily life.

To access a list of schools that offer scholarships, visit: 

http://newyouth.ca/scholar

Awards and Grants

Student Awards

Through this resource, students can create a profile, and available scholarships will be filtered according to the applicant’s eligibility. Profiles include everything from address, school of interest, program of interest, hobbies, extracurricular activities, and more.

Ontario Distance Grant

This grant can be awarded up to $500 per term for students attending school more than 80 km away from home. Eligibility is based on information provided when applying for OSAP, and no separate application is required. 

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