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Scholarships - June

AIA & Global Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship

Link

http://www.aiacanada.com/scholarships.cfm?itemid=3490&smocid=1350

Month

June

Criteria

Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time college program, university program or an accredited automotive program. Priority will be given to those pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket.

Essay Required

250 words - why you believe you deserve to be chosen to receive a scholarship.

Value

$1,000

Other Documentation

One letter of recommendation


Breylan (BBG) Communications Award

Link

http://www.breylancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/132/scholarships.php

Month

June

Criteria

Must have an average of at least 65% to apply. Submission must be made on-line.

Essay Required

Two essay questions (under 1500 words each) – topic provided

Value

$1,000



Brian Maxwell Memorial Scholarship

Link

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/programs/scholarships/brian-maxwell-memorial

Month

June

Criteria

Have competed in an OFSAA middle distance event of 800 meters or greater or OFSAA Cross Country. Have attained an 80% + average in school. Attended Grades 10 and 11 in Canada.

Nomination

Yes

Essay Required

500 word essay stating why you feel you qualify for the scholarship

Value

2 - $5,000 (one male, one female). Runner up prize of $1,000.

Other Documentation

Two letters of reference (coach, teacher or community member). Summary of OFSAA participation & other major athletic achievement(s).


Childhood Cancer Foundation

Link

http://www.childhoodcancer.ca/your-impact/survivor-scholarship_program

Month

June

Criteria

Offers scholarships to young Canadians who have been treated (or are currently being treated) for childhood cancer (diagnosis must have occurred before your 19th birthday).

Essay Required

400-500 word letter describing your life experiences and future goals

Value

$1,500

Other Documentation

Provide an oncologist’s or doctor’s statement & a copy of the acceptance letter from the school


Clark McDougall Scholarship

Link

http://www.stepac.ca/clark_mcdougall_scho.html

Month

June

Criteria

Students entering a first year fine arts program (drawing, painting) or visual arts program (arts, photography, design, architecture). Must have completed at least 3 years in a St. Thomas or Elgin County high school.

Essay Required

Letter outlining career objectives.

Value

2 - $1,000

Other Documentation

Four original artworks that reflect their area of study and career path. Letter confirming acceptance and registration to program.


Leighton & Betty Brown Conservation Scholarship

Link

http://www.lprca.on.ca/pages/1372169858/Scholarship

Month

June

Criteria

Awarded to students who live in the Long Point Region watershed area, have maintained a strong academic average and have participated or volunteered in conservation related organizations/activities. You must be pursuing conservation or environmental studies (college or university). This may include forestry, biology, geography, geology, fish and wildlife, ecology, and environmental engineering.

Essay Required

Letter indicating why you want to pursue a career in conservation or resource management.

Value

3 - $1,000

Other Documentation

Resume demonstrating participation in volunteer and extracurricular activities at school and in the community related to conservation awareness and the environment.


Lions Club of St. Thomas Annual Bursary

Month

June

Criteria

Awarded to a student who has overcome physical challenges/obstacles, has demonstrated financial need and achieves excellence in good citizenship, community involvement and contributes to their school community.

Nomination

Yes – 1 only per school

Value

$500

Other Documentation

Provide proof of acceptance from post-secondary institution.


Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Link

http://www.nelson.com/scholarship/

Month

June

Criteria

Awards are granted to students who have demonstrated academic success (minimum 75% in final year), personal strength, and determination in their commitment to civic engagement and leadership. Application must be made on-line

Essay Required

50-750 words detailing your civic leadership activities

Value

3-$5,000

Other Documentation

High school teacher reference letter


OACETT

Month

June

Criteria

Presented to the student with the highest average receiving an OSSD and entering a 2 or 3-year technology or a 2-year technician program in the Engineering/Applied Science division at a community college.


Ontario Teachers’ Insurance Plan  (OTIP)

Link

https://www.otip.com/About-OTIP/Bursary.aspx

Month

June

Criteria

Parent, step-parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sister, brother or legal guardian must be insured with OTIP (i.e. must be a teacher) – Selection is by random draw from all eligible applications received

Value

12 – $1,500 (6 male/ 6 female)

Other Documentation

Application available only online


Roy Cooper Memorial

Month

June

Criteria

Recognizes a full-time student who has a documented Learning Disability who will be entering a university or college program in an engineering or physical sciences discipline. (Does not include social sciences or technology majors.)

Essay Required

Candidate must provide a written letter stating the money will be used for tuition or books.

Value

$1,000

Other Documentation

A reference letter from a high school teacher. Learning disabilities documentation. Copy of your acceptance letter.



St. Thomas-Elgin Tourism Scholarship Fund

Link

http://www.escf.ca/grants/scholarships/

Month

June

Criteria

To assist with post-secondary education in an area of study that would support travel and tourism.

Essay Required

250-500 words stating why this is your chosen career

Value

$500

Other Documentation

Must provide proof of enrolment. Reference letters required.



Workers Health and Safety Centre

Link

https://www.whsc.on.ca/Resources/For-Young-Workers/Scholarship-Bursaries​

Month

June

Criteria

Full time students beginning their studies at any Ontario college or university (certificate, diploma or degree). Topic is provided and is aimed at raising occupational health and safety awareness among young and new workers.

Essay Required

Must do an essay (600-1,000 words) or a poster (maximum 18” x 24”) or a video (2-5 minutes in length)

Value

6 - $1,200​