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St. Joseph's Catholic High School
Admissions & Registration
Scholarships - March

Allan Simpson Educational Fund

Month

March

Criteria

Assistance for young people who are orphans. Renewable if the applicant maintains a passing grade in all courses as a full-time student.

Value

Amount varies each year.



CPA Challenge

Link

http://www.gocpaontario.ca/contests/coin​

Month

March

Criteria

Must be a member of the Institute’s High School Ambassador Program. This competition (based on the Grade 12 curriculum) is designed for students considering a career in accounting.

Value

$100 - $1,500

Other Documentation

Must have a signed parental consent form if under 18.


 

Diabetes Hope Foundation

Link

http://www.diabeteshopefoundation.com/content/scholarship-program​

Month

March

Criteria

Open to students who demonstrate active involvement in community and/or sports activities while engaging in healthy self-management of their diabetes. On-line application

Essay Required

Choose 1 of 2 essay topics provided (900 word maximum)

Value

25 - $2,500

Other Documentation

2 letters of recommendation (1 medical and 1 non-medical)


 
Girl Guides Canada

Link

https://www.girlguides.ca/GGC/Programs/Scholarships/GGC/Programs/Opportunities/Scholarships.aspx?hkey=2006fffd-4b2e-46dc-ab71-8105a6d17cef​

Month

March

Criteria

To apply, you must be a currently registered girl guide member and will remain a member for the upcoming year. Full-time or part-time studies at a university, college or vocational school are acceptable.

Essay Required

Short essay questions that lets them know what guiding has meant to you.

Value

25 awards ranging from  $2,000 (Full time) to (Part-time worth $1,000)

Other Documentation

Application must be submitted on-line


 
OFSAA Alumni Scholarship

Link

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/programs/scholarships/ofsaa-alumni​

Month

March

Criteria

To student athletes in pre-determined member associations. Criterion includes participation in high school sports, involvement in other areas of school and community activity, and an overall average of at least 80%.

Essay Required

One page letter describing how school sport has influenced your life.

Value

4 - $500

Other Documentation

Letter of recommendation from teacher or teacher/coach at the high school



Optimist Scholarship

Link

http://www.optimist.org/e/visitor/scholarships.cfm​

Month

March

Criteria

Contestants are required to give a 4 to 5 minute speech on a topic that is provided. Applicants must be under 19 and have not yet graduated.

Value

2 x $2,500 1 x $1,500 1 x $1,000



Retail as a Career (Canadian Retail  Institute)

Link

http://www.retailcouncil.org/education/retail-as-a-career-scholarship-program​

Month

March

Criteria

Students entering a retail, business, or marketing-related program at a Canadian college or university and currently working at least part-time in retail.

Essay Required

500-700 word (topic provided)

Value

1 - $5,000 25 - $1,000

Other Documentation

Letter of reference (200 words max.) from your current retail employer. Proof of enrolment.



Royal Canadian Legion Bursary

Link

http://www.on.legion.ca/remembrance/youth-programs/bursaries​

Month

March

Criteria

Awarded based on financial need. Available to ex- or currently serving members of The Canadian Forces (Regular or Reserve), to war veterans and their children/grandchildren as well as ordinary and life members or associate members of the Royal Canadian Legion or ladies’ auxiliary members and their children/grandchildren.

Value

$500 per scholastic year

Other Documentation

Student must be applying to OSAP to be considered.



Scouts Canada Foundation

Link

http://www.scouts.ca/ca/scholarships​

Month

March

Criteria

Currently active and registered members will be selected based on: demonstrated scouting history, involvement and achievement; leadership contributions to scouting; community leadership; scholastic achievements; and attitude and aptitude. Recipients are expected to continue involvement with Scouts Canada.

Essay Required

200-word statement on the value of scouting in your life

Value

17 - $1,000

Other Documentation

2 letters of reference: one from scouting organization; one from outside organization (preferably from school)​