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St. Joseph's Catholic High School
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Scholarships - April

Barrie Foundation

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Month: April

Criteria: Year 4 student (1 male & 1 female) planning to attend college or university.  Student has achieved an 80%+ average over the last two semesters.  Student has demonstrated consistent best effort in all academic areas through his/her high school career.

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: 2 - $500

Other Documentation: (In School Application)

 

Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation

Link: http://www.cabef.org/

Month: April

Criteria: Students must be entering a college or university agriculture program.  Applicants will be assessed on their leadership qualities, academic standing and essay.

Nomination:

Essay Required: 750-1,000 words on a provided topic

Value: 3-$2,500

Other Documentation:

 

Children's Mental Health Ontario/Change the View

Link: http://cmho.org/get-involved/change-the-view

Month: April

Criteria: Ontario students of all grades are invited to make a short YouTube video (two minutes max.) that shows how we can take the stigma out of kids' mental health issues.

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: 1st - $3,000

2nd - $2,000

3rd - $1,000

Other Documentation:

 

Elgin-St. Thomas United Way – Betty Want

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Month: April

Criteria: Awarded to a student who has shown exemplary leadership through community volunteering.  Available to year 4 students only.

Nomination:

Essay Required: 500-word essay describing community leadership involvement

Value: $1,000

Other Documentation: Letter of support from a community group, organization or individual who has been the focus of the involvement.

 

Friends of St. Joseph's Memorial Scholarship

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Month: April

Criteria: Consistently seeks personal academic excellence.  Worked to develop their God-given potential throughout high school.   Must be active in co-curricular activities and have participated in community volunteer work throughout high school. (Year 4 & 5)

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: 4 - $1,000 (2 College and 2 University)

Other Documentation:

 

Justice Sector Bursary

Link: http://ojen.ca/program/4065

Month: April

Criteria: Bursary to assist students who demonstrate academic excellence, are in financial need and will be entering their first year of studies in a program that will lead to a career in the justice sector (e.g. paralegal studies, criminology, police foundations, etc.)

Nomination:

Essay Required: A 250-word essay expressing why they feel they should receive this bursary.

Value: 7 - $1,000

15 - $500

Other Documentation: Contact information for a high school teacher or principal is required.

 

Keep Canada Green

Link: https://www.keepcanadagreencontest.ca/contest/start/

Month: April

Criteria: Entrants must fully complete a series of online trivia questions regarding the environment.

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: 1 - $2,500 (National)

3 - $1,000 (Ontario)

Other Documentation:

 

Libro Community Builder Scholarship

Link: https://www.libro.ca/Community/StudentAwards.aspx

Month: April

Criteria: You must demonstrate outstanding commitment to your community while balancing academic success.

Nomination:

Essay Required: Maximum of 3,000 characters (topic provided)

Value: 31 - $2,000

Other Documentation:

 

London Home Economics Assoc.

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Month: April

Criteria: Year 4 students who plan to enter university or college to study a Home Economics, Human Ecology, Family Studies or Foods and Nutrition related program.  Must have taken at least one course in Family Studies (NOT simply a Social Science course)

Nomination:

Essay Required: 250-300 word letter (topic provided)

Value: $350

Other Documentation: Unofficial transcript

 

McCarthy Merit Awards

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Month: April

Criteria: Explain why you feel you exemplify St. Joseph's High School mission statement.  Student must be in Grade 12 (Year 4).

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: 2 - $250

Other Documentation: (In School Application)

 

Ontario Knights of Columbus

Link: https://ontariokofc.ca/bursary/

Month: April

Criteria: Son/ daughter of a member (living/deceased) or an active member of Squires.  Marks, although important, will not be the only criteria.  Proven financial need and service to church and community will be heavily weighted.

Nomination:

Essay Required: Autobiographical statement (includes educational objectives) – One page maximum

Value: 5 - $1,000

Other Documentation: Recommendation letter from the principal

 

Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship

Link: http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/CA-EN/default.aspx

Month: April

Criteria: For students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and are under the care of a licensed health provider for ADHD.  Must be 18 at the time of submitting the application.  Award is not based on financial need.

Nomination:

Essay Required: Personal essay – 500 words (80% weighting)

Coaching essay – 100 words or less (20% weighting)

Value: 1 - $1,500 + one year of ADHD coaching services

Other Documentation: NOT OFFERED FOR 2017

 

St. Thomas & District Horticultural Society

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Month: April

Criteria: Student has an interest in and has achieved well in a minimum of two courses related to green industries and/or biology.

Nomination:

Essay Required: 500 words or less (topic provided)

Value: $500

Other Documentation: Teachers comments

 

UNIFOR

Link: http://unifor.org/en/member-services/education/scholarships

Month: April

Criteria: Awarded to sons/daughters of Unifor members in good standing.  Grades as well as social justice values and knowledge of the labour movement are considered.

Nomination:

Essay Required: Four short answer questions (topics provided)

Value: 28 - $2,000

Other Documentation: Recommendation letter.

Application must be signed by a Local Union Officer

 

W. Frank Scott Bursary (Mocha Shriners)

Link: https://publicboard.ca/Students/scholarships-bursaries/Lists/Scholarships%20and%20Bursaries/Attachments/129/Bursary%20Application%20Form.pdf

Month: April

Criteria: Awarded to a physically handicapped student who will be attending college or university.

Nomination:

Essay Required: Outline future career or profession plans.  Description of extracurricular activities and interests.

Value: $4,000

Other Documentation: Doctor's medical questionnaire plus two recommendation letters (teacher + other)