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  Scholarships


Presented by The Guidance Department
          October 3rd, 2012 
                Scholarships
p   These are non-repayable awards given to 
    recognize the high level of excellence a 
    student has achieved in his/her studies.

p   Scholarships can be based on:
    n   Outstanding Marks
    n   Community Involvement
    n   Athletic Ability
    n   Specific Criteria 
       What Kinds of University
       Scholarships Are There?
•   Entrance scholarships           •   Renewable scholarships 
    are a one-time monetary             are monetary awards 
    amount awarded to a                 spread out over a 
    student entering first year.        student’s undergraduate 
    These are usually offered           career (e.g., $10, 000 
    as a reward for academic            renewable scholarships 
    excellence.  Usually there          provide students with 
    is no separate application          $2,500 a year for four 
    required.  These                    years). These scholarships 
    scholarships can range              are conditional on specific 
    from a few hundred to               criteria, such as the 
    several thousand dollars.           maintenance of a certain 
                                        average.
      Applying for Scholarships
•   Universities may also offer scholarships 
    that require a separate application and 
    have specific criteria attached to them.


*Check electronicinfo.ca (check 
 under searchable scholarships) for 
 information regarding each individual 
 application, where to get it, and the 
 deadline for submission.
       University of Toronto
    National Scholarship Program
      The U of T National Scholarship will cover: 

•   Tuition and incidental fees for four years of 
    undergraduate study
•   Provide residence support in first year
•   Include a renewable monetary award

    The selection of National Scholars is based on 
    exceptional academic and extra-curricular 
    achievement.  Last year there were 7 students 
    from across Canada who were designated as 
    2012 U of T National Scholars.
    How to apply for the U of T
    National Scholarship Program
•   You do not need a nomination from your
    school to apply for this program.  Students 
    who are interested in applying for the program 
    and wish to be considered as the school’s 
    National Book Award nominee please submit Part 
    C to Mrs. Robertson-Craig by October 26, 2012.  
    The deadline for submission of the application is 
    November 9, 2012. 

•   Application materials available on 
    www.adm.utoronto.ca/na
       TD Scholarships for
      Community Leadership
 The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership will 
                         cover:
• Full tuition at any approved Canadian University 
  or College 
• $7500/year towards living expenses
• Offer of paid summer employment at TD
• Mentorship opportunities
• Invitations to annual gatherings, networking 
  opportunities, and events
Criteria for the TD Scholarship
•   These scholarships are awarded to graduating 
    students across Canada who have shown 
    exceptional initiative in community leadership in 
    balance with academic performance.

•   Application deadline: December 7,2012


•   Go to: www.td.com/scholarship
                Loran Award
             This scholarship/award covers:

•   An annual tuition waiver and a stipend of $9,000 
    at any of the partner Universities

•   Access to funding and internships through the 
    summer

•   Invitations to annual gathering and forums

•   Mentorship opportunities 
         Loran Award Criteria
•   Minimum average of 85%(over last 3 academic 
    years)

•   Canadian citizenship or permanent residence 
    status

•   Well-rounded students who are active in both 
    their communities and school and exhibit 
    character, service, and leadership
      Loran Award Application
•   Go to www.loranaward.ca
•   Students can be considered for SPONSORED 
    APPLICANT STATUS  by downloading the 
    application package and completing question 1 on 
    pg. 8. Hand in to Mrs. Robertson-Craig by
    9am Tuesday, October 9, 2012 with name,
    student number, email address and a list of
    activities (resume). Sponsored applicants
    will be notified by October 10.
•   Deadlines: October 17th, 2012 for all sponsored 
    applications and October 24th for all direct pool 
    applications 
                  “Other” Sources
•   These are scholarships offered by private 
    foundations and institutions.

     WHERE DO I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION 
           ABOUT THESE SCHOLARSHIPS?
    1.) Read the guidance bulletin weekly www.earlhaig.ca 
          à guidance department link
    2.) www.scholarships.ca 
    3.) www.studentawards.com
    4.) www.canlearn.ca
    5.) www.osap.gov.on.ca 
    6.) Check the Scholarship board outside Guidance 
    7.) Check with your parents at their place of work
         The Garfield Weston Merit
          Scholarship for Colleges
p   Distributes awards to college students on 
    a national, provincial, and regional level. 

p   Available to both new college students and 
    to those currently enrolled in a college 
    program. 

p   To learn more about these generous 
    scholarship awards, visit 
    www.garfieldwestonawards.ca
                    Bursaries
•   These are awards for students whose financial 
    circumstances (need) could be a barrier to 
    continuing studies at a post secondary level

•   Usually you must also be applying for OSAP

•   The student would have to provide information 
    verifying financial need

•   Academic excellence is expected
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