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St. Joseph's Catholic High School
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​Scholarships - February

Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation

Link

http://www.cabef.org/​

Month

February

Criteria

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

Essay Required

500 words or less on a provided topic

Value

6-$2,500

Other Documentation

Proof of enrolment is required


 

Hazel Cryderman-Wees Foundation

Link

http://www.hcwfscholarships.ca/​

Month

February

Criteria

Foundation assists those pursuing college or university education in the creative or performing arts. Students must demonstrate exceptional artistic ability. The award is to provide for tuition and accommodation costs.

Essay Required

Brief explanation of why you should be considered.

Value

3 – 5 $5,000 - $10,000 over 4 years

Other Documentation

Two references from schools currently or previously attended.



Kin Canada – Hal Rogers Endowment Fund

Link

http://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries​

Month

February

Criteria

This bursary is awarded based on financial need, community and school involvement, and knowledge of Kin Canada. You must be a full-time year 4 student who demonstrates high ideals and qualities of citizenship.

Value

$1,000

Other Documentation

Provide proof of citizenship. Application must be sent to local club only.



RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Link

http://www.rbc.com/careers/aboriginal_student_awards.html

Month

February

Criteria

Selection for the award is based primarily on personal and academic achievements and financial need. You must maintain a full course load leading to a degree, certificate or diploma. Open to students who are Indian, Inuit or Metis.

Value

10 - $4,000

Other Documentation

Letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer or community member.


 
RBC Students Leading Change


Link

http://scholarships.rbc.com/StudentsLeadingChange.aspx​

Month

February

Criteria

Applications must be submitted online. You must be in your graduating year. You do not have to be a Royal Bank client. You must have achieved a minimum 70% average in your last completed year of study.

Essay Required

Requires completion of two short essays (questions are provided).

Value

5 - $10,000



Schulich Leader Scholarship

Link

http://www.schulichleaders.com/​

Month

February

Criteria

Student must be enrolling in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) studies at one of 20 pre-selected universities. Must possess at least 2 out of 3 of the following attributes: outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership; academic excellence; financial need.

Nomination

Yes – Only 1 per school

Essay Required

600 word essay demonstrating why they would make a great Schulich Leader

Value

25 - $80,000 25 - $60,000

Other Documentation

2 reference letters (at least one academic)



Stacey Levitt Memorial Award

Link

http://noregrets.parachutecanada.org/get-involved/the-stacey-levitt-memorial-award​

Month

February

Criteria

Essay must address the following: how do you demonstrate a long life lived to the fullest? – how are you helping others to achieve this? – how do you demonstrate values of nobility, courage and inclusivity? – how do you plan to use the funding?

Essay Required

2 pages maximum

Value

$2,500

Other Documentation

Letter of recommendation from school or community.



Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Link

http://www.terryfoxawards.ca​

Month

February

Criteria

Open to students of all abilities and all fields of study. Dedication to humanitarian ideals, courage in overcoming obstacles, and pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic and civic life. Financial need is not a criteria. Renewable for up to four years.

Value

$7,000

Other Documentation

3 referees online (cannot be a relative)
 


Top 20 Under Twenty

Link

http://plancanada.ca/top-20-under-20​

Month

February

Criteria

You must have demonstrated a significant level of innovation, leadership and achievement leading to the improvement of your school or community. You will also be required to record a video response to two questions that are provided.

Nomination

Sponsored by someone directly involved in your activities.

Essay Required

Questions provided – 300-word limit for each.

Value

20 – leadership summit, career coaching

Other Documentation

All nominations must include a letter of endorsement by a sponsor. This must be uploaded with the application.



Vari Scholarship

Link

http://www.vic.utoronto.ca/Future_Students/awards/Vari_Scholarship_Bursary.htm​

Month

February

Criteria

For students who plan to pursue a career in teaching. It is a renewable award. Students must demonstrate academic excellence (90%+ average) and be applying to Victoria College at the University of Toronto (must be selected as first choice on your application).

Essay Required

Personal statement of 4,000 words

Value

Up to $50,000

Other Documentation

Two reference letters (one academic and one non-academic)



Wally Scott Minor Hockey Bursary

Month

February

Criteria

Must have been a registered OMHA player for a minimum of 5 years. Must maintain a high standard of academic excellence. Active in any local community sport or social program.

Essay Required

One page letter outlining the request

Value

2 – $1,000 - $2,500

Other Documentation

One-page letter from the local minor hockey association president supporting the request.​