Schulich Leader Scholarships are prestigious entrance scholarships valued at $80,000 and awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM programs) at our Canadian partner universities. Students must exemplify at least two of the following criteria: academic excellence, leadership and financial need. If you are interested in this scholarship please see M. Jew in the Career Centre for a BRAG Sheet
The Quest for Excellence Program is a bursary program for grade 12 students in Western Canada. It was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives.
RE/MAX of Western Canada will award 16 bursaries of $1,000 each to qualifying Grade 12 students. In addition, the 16 bursary winners will be entered into a draw and one lucky recipient will receive a RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon ride for two. Bursary winners will be notified and all winners will be posted in April 2015.
The Quest for Excellence is open to all Grade 12 students attending high school. Deadline March 14, 2016
Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills. Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.
No essay. No grade requirements. No purchase necessary.
Simply enter your info and share with your friends.*
It’s so easy, you’ll be done in 60 seconds or less! How to Apply Open to Canada citizens, permanent residents of Canada, or international students (excluding residents of Quebec), 16 years of age or older, and enrolled in high school or post-secondary studies at a Canadian institution in fall 2015. This is an exclusive yconic opportunity.
Deadline: November 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m. ET
With Happy Student New Year quickly approaching, we want to know what one piece of advice you would have given yourself 12 months ago to better get you through your last academic year. We’re looking for some inspirational advice that will help other students have an amazing 2015/16 Student New Year. Whether it’s “No matter how comfy your bed is, go to class” or “life’s short, eat the cake” we want to hear from you. To enter, simply comment below using your real name with “To My Past Self:” followed by the piece of advice you think would have helped you one year ago. Encourage your friends to vote your comment as helpful. The comment with the most helpful votes at the end of the contest period will be awarded the $500 prize.* Only friends that have an active yconic profile will be able to vote. So connect and make new friends in the yconic Community or invite your friends to join http://yconic.com for FREE today. What advice will you find most helpful? Help us identify the best advice by giving your favourite comments a ‘Help Vote’! How to Apply Deadline to apply is October 15, 2015 @ 9:00 AM EDT. *See full rules and regulations. Please note: Anonymous or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated nor entered into this contest. * https://support.yconic.com/hc/en-us/articles/205369054--To-My-Past-Self-Community-Contest-Rules
What was the dumbest thing you ever did with your money?
Share your funny personal story and what you learned from the experience for a chance to win* up to $5,000! Your submission must not exceed 1,000 words. How to Apply Deadline: October 18, 2015 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
To enter and be eligible to win, you must be a legal resident of Canada and enrolled as a full-time Grade 12 student in a Canadian high school for the entire Competition Period.
2 x $500
For US and Canadian Students. All entrants must be about to enter, or continue, a program of study at a post-secondary educational institution. Must not a previous winner of this Scholarship. Submit an original piece of rhyming cowboy poetry.
Deadline: Dec 31st
yconic and Scotiabank are proud to announce the 3rd year of this scholarship program. We have $50,000 in awards available for students just like you. How to Apply Visit the scholarship website and complete the application form by submitting a 150-word answer on who or what has helped you make your student life easier, and how. The Scotiabank National Scholarship is open to yconic members who are: • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada or international students with a valid student visa (permit must be for one year or longer) • 16 years old or older at the time of application • High school or CEGEP students or planning to enroll in a certificate, diploma or degree program in the 2016/2017 or 2017/2018 academic year at a Canadian college, university or trade school OR Post-secondary students enrolled or planning to enroll in a certificate, diploma or degree program in the 2015/2016 or 2016/2017 academic year at a Canadian college, university or trade school The deadline is October 29, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Hurry!!! Apply by September 15, 2015 and you will be entered for a chance to win one (1) of five (5) $1,000 Early Bird Prizes.
It’s tough being a student – especially on your finances. Between tuition, living expenses, books, technology and all the other things you need, it can be really hard to make ends meet – and a little help could really lighten the load.
That’s where we come in. We’re proud to present the Scotiabank Customer Contest for Students – a total of $22,000 will be awarded through this program. We want to help make things a little easier, because at Scotiabank, we value our customers! How to Apply
There’s no secret handshake or password. To be eligible, you just need to*:
• Be a Scotiabank customer (or meet the “No Purchase” entry requirements)
• Be 13 years of age or older
• Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or an international student on a student visa (permit must be for one year or longer)
• Be enrolled in the 2014/2015 or 2015/2016 academic year at a Canadian school
• Be a member of yconic (previously StudentAwards)
Get started – the deadline is Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. ET
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:
FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting announced The Dalton Camp Award in 2002 to honour the memory of Dalton Camp, a distinguished commentator on Canadian public affairs.
The Dalton Camp Award will go to the winner or winners of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. In 2016, there will be one Award, open to all eligible entrants, consisting of a prize of $10,000, as well as a bronze cast medal by the late Canadian sculptress Dora de Pédèry-Hunt. In addition, a second Award consisting of a prize of $2,500 may be awarded, at the Selection Committee’s discretion, to the best essay by an entrant who is or was during the calendar year of the Award a student at a recognized post-secondary institution.
Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes.
ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for thirty years. This year we will award over 500 prizes totaling more than $90,000.
To stay informed about contest deadlines and other student updates, register here. Questions? Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $650,000 annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories. Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $55,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record
Deadline: October 25
See more at: www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships
The Loran Scholars Foundation was founded in 1988 to fund outstanding students to study on Canadian university campuses. We seek well-rounded students who demonstrate character, promise of leadership and strong commitment to service in the community.
Up to 30 available and valued at up to $100,000 over four years, each award includes an annual stipend of $9,000, a matching tuition waiver, access to funding and internships through our summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums, and mentorship opportunities.
Please see Ms. Jew asap if you wish to be nominated for this scholarship.