University of Toronto – Scholarship Program

If you are:

  • an original and creative thinker
  • committed to your school and community
  • a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
  • enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration

You could be a University of Toronto National Scholar!

Value of $45 000 to $75 000, including:

  • U of T tuition and incidental fees for four years
  • First-year residence
  • Monetary award of $2 000 or more, depending on financial need
  • Mentorship by a faculty member

Approximately 10 National Scholarships awarded every year.

Visit: to apply

Deadline:  November 6, 2015

RE/MAX 2016 Quest for Excellence

The RE/MAX Quest for Excellence will open September 14, 2015 until March 14, 2016.

RWC QE Info Flyer 2016

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are open to students across Canada who are in their final year of high school or CEGEP; have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year and have demonstrated community leadership.


Here’s more about the application process:

You can apply directly online using our digital application form, or print your application and mail it to us by the application deadline. As well, we require:

1. A 600-word essay (three copies) describing your community leadership experience. 
Tell us:

  • Why you got involved.
  • How your involvement shows initiative and innovation.
  • The ways your efforts have strengthened others.
  • How long you have been involved.
  • What you think the long-term impact will be.
  • How your community has affected you.
  • In addition, include a brief description of the range of your other community activities.

2. A letter of recommendation from your school.

3. Two letters of support from community groups.

4. Your academic transcript

You also have the option of including:

  • A 250-word essay (three copies) describing your family and personal life, for example your family’s employment or economic situation.
  • A 250-word essay about your life experiences if you have taken a year or more away from high school or CEGEP.


Deadline:  MUST BE RECEIVED no later than November 27, 2015

Online Application

Loran Scholars Foundation

Loran Scholars are chosen for their character, service and leadership potential. They deeply value integrity and honesty, are curious by nature and are interested in a wide range of subjects.  Furthermore, they are willing to take meaningful risks and prioritize results over appearances.  Each Loran Scholar has shown a sustained commitment to service in the community, has taken the initiative to create positive changes in working for a better world.

Awards vary in amount

  • Loran Award  30 x $100 000
  • Loran Finalist Award   40 x $$3 000
  • Local Provincial Award  40 x $2000
  • Hnour Citation and Semi-Finalist Certificate

Eligibility criteria for students outside of Quebec

  •  Be in their final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.  
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status. 
  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1, 2016.


  • September 5 – Application available online
  • October 1 – Deadline to seek sponsorship from Vanier (see Ms. Lapointe)
  • October 21 – Deadline for all sponsored applications to be submitted
  • October 28 – Deadline for all direct pool applications to be submitted


Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

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!

All Applicants

  • 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

Scholarship Recipients

  • Proof of tuition payment (first installment)

Value:  3 x $5000


Deadline:  stay tuned for the 2015 application and deadline

Kin Canada Bursaries

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.

Application Form


Deadline:  February 1,2015

2015 Garfield Weston Foundation Fellowship

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.

Selection Criteria:
 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



Loyalist College

Deadline:  May 29, 2015

Walmart Community Scholarships


Community Scholarships

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.

Associate Scholarships

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.

Saskatchewan Hockey Association

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association shall award a minimum of eleven (11) $1,000.00 Hockey Education Assistance Grants each hockey season to a minimum of eleven (11) registered members (male or female) of the S.H.A. as follows:

  • 8 Regional (zone) members (player, coach or member of the referees division)
  • 1 Midget AAA registered player
  • 1 Female registered player
  • 1 Junior A, Junior B, Junior C or Senior registered player

Link:  Website, Application Information and Application Form

Deadline:  August 31 annually

Vimy Pilgrimage Award

Vimy Pilgrimage Award
Fully paid trip to Vimy, France
Criteria and Requirements:  For students (14-17 years old) who have demonstrated exceptional service, positive contributions, notable deeds, bravery or leadership within their schools, communities, province or country.  Winner will learn about Canada’s tremendous First World War Effort.