Posted on Monday, February 2, 2015 by Admin C.L.
Four awards of $1,500 given each year to children of NUPGE members
Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers four scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. They are open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. Some scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted below.
The Tommy Douglas Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2015 – 2016 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member.
It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1,000 word essay on: How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.
• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Tommy Douglas Scholarship pdf
• Tommy Douglas application form pdf
The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2015 – 2016 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a member of the NUPGE.
It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.
• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship pdf
• Terry Fox application form pdf
The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians for $1,500 is open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2015 – 2016 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member.
It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians.
• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians pdf
• Aboriginal Canadians application form pdf
The Scholarship for Visible Minorities for $1,500 is open to all visible minority students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education full-time in 2015 – 2016 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a National Union of Public and General Employees member.
It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of visible minorities.
• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Scholarship for Visible Minorities pdf
• Visible minorities application form pdf
• General information – NUPGE scholarships pdf
• For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 / or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Sunday, January 25, 2015 by Admin C.L.
Celebration of Art, Faith and Spirituality – Saskatchewan Youth Working through Visual arts for Peace, Unity and Care of the Earth
For all Saskatchewan High School Grade 10 – 12 students
Themes – vary (human family, differences, sustainability of life, environment, sacred spaces, creator and creation, anything that inspires you to treat each other and our plant with love, understanding and respect.
Awards and Prizes – vary
Criteria and Judging – message, artistic excellence, originality/creativity and impact on the viewer
For more information and details go to www.multifaithsask.org.
Deadline: March 7, 2015
Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015 by Admin C.L.
Entrance Scholarships: There are over thirty scholarships that first year Campion/U of R students can apply to win.
Information: List of scholarships and criteria are listed on this link.
Deadline: March 15
Faculty of Law and Faculty of Medicine Youth Programs
Law Modules: criminal law, law and politics, international law, entertainment and media law, trial advocacy, and corporate law
Medicine Modules: human physiology, pharmacology and toxicology, research in the medical sciences, molecular biology and genetics, and microbiology
Nelson Education’s mission is to enable the success of Canadian students. We recognize students who are committed to continued civic engagement and leadership. If you are one of these leaders, you have an opportunity to receive one of three $5000 scholarships!
- Completed online application form
- 500–750 word essay detailing your civic leadership activities
- Minimum 75% average in final year of high school
- A reference letter from a high school teacher
- High school transcripts
- An additional reference letter from someone in your community
- Letter of acceptance to a Canadian post-secondary program of study
- Proof of tuition payment (first installment)
Value: 3 x $5000
Deadline: stay tuned for the 2015 application and deadline
Kin Canada Bursaries, a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund(HREF), awarded 48 deserving students with a $1,000 bursary for their 2013-14 school year. Successful applicants were chosen based on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.
Deadline: February 1,2015
2015 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Fellowship
This year the project will consist of ten awards to post-secondary education (PSE) students in the eligible
programs, plus five awards for apprentices in the eligible apprenticeship programs.
Demonstrated passion, desire and motivation to build a successful career in the skilled trades
Commitment to maintain a minimum of a 60% grade point average
Willingness to provide mentorship of other students considering or who have entered Skilled
trades training programs
The bursary will improve the opportunity of successfully completing your chosen program
All required documents are completed and received prior to the submission date
- Automation/Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Construction, Welding, Automotive Service Technician
- application form, essay, transcript, and resume
Deadline: May 29, 2015
Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards are open to graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution. For students in Quebec, you must be entering 2nd year cégep or university.
To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work.
- Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
- Undergraduates studying towards their first university degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution in Canada.
- Maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work.
Students are eligible to receive the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award until they have received their first university degree (for a maximum of four years), provided they have maintained a standard of humanitarian work and personal conduct which, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, justifies the award.
Directly taken from http://terryfoxawards.ca/applicant-information/
Value: $28 000 over four years
Deadline: February 1, 2015
The Walmart Canada Community Scholarship Program offers educational grants to graduating high school students who aspire to continue their education at the college or university level. A total of six awards will be given away, two per region: Eastern Canada (Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I., and Quebec), Ontario and Western Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut).
The Walmart Canada Community Scholarship is an academic award. It applies to tuition and academic fees first and foremost. If these expenses are covered and funds remain from our scholarship, these funds can be applied to books and on-campus room and board. The intent of the Walmart Canada Community Scholarship Program is to pay expenses as designated and outlined by the college.
The Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship Program offers educational grants in the form of scholarships to graduating high school students who work for Walmart or who are dependents of Walmart associates who aspire to continue their education at the college or university level.
The Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship is an academic award. It applies to tuition and academic fees first and foremost. If these expenses are covered and funds remain from our scholarship, these funds can be applied to books and on-campus room and board. The intent of the Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship Program is to pay expenses as designated and outlined by the college.
Lou Puim Memorial Scholarship
In his 30-year career with Woolco and Walmart Canada, Lou Puim made his way from stock rooms, to sales floors, to merchandising, operations, and ultimately to the position of vice president of marketing. At each stage, he strived to learn more, to seek out new experiences and to create a career – even pursuing a university marketing degree shortly after joining the company straight out of high school. Lou lead the Walmart marketing team from 1994-2006.
The Lou Puim Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 to assist students pursuing a post-secondary education in a marketing-related discipline and to extend Lou’s legacy in the industry.
RBC Students Leading Change (great for high school students)
Deadline: February 19, 2015
RBC Royal Bank Scholarship for Aboriginals
Deadline: February 28,2015
Scholarship Program for the Children of RBC Employees
The RBC Capital Markets Scholarship for Women
Details about each scholarship can be access at the following site: