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St. Joseph's Catholic High School
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Scholarships - March

Allan Simpson Educational Fund

Link:

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.

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: Amount varies each year.

Other Documentation:

 

Coin Competition

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

Month: March

Criteria: Must be registered as a High School Ambassador.  This competition (based on the Grade 12 accounting curriculum) is designed for students interested in the accounting profession.

Nomination:

Essay Required:

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: Recognizes students who demonstrate active involvement in their community and/or sports activities while engaging in healthy self-management of their diabetes.

Nomination:

Essay Required: Choose 1 of 2 essay topics provided (1,000 word maximum)

Value: 25 - $2,500

Other Documentation: 2 letters of reference (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: Open to members who are pursuing a post-secondary education at a recognized college, university or trades program on a full-time or part-time basis. Applicants must remain a Girl Guides member for the 2017-18 guiding year.

Nomination:

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

 

Jack Richardson Bursary

Link: https://jrlma.ca/bursary/

Month: March

Criteria: The applicant must be pursuing music as a major at a post-secondary school in London and have made a strong contribution to the school music program.

Nomination:

Essay Required: 500-1,000 words (topic provided)

Value: $1,000

Other Documentation: Letter of recommendation from music teacher or a guidance counsellor

 

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%.

Nomination:

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

Value: 4 - $500

Other Documentation: Recommendation letter from teacher or teacher/coach at the high school

 

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.

Nomination:

Essay Required: 600-800 words (topic provided)

Value: 1 - $5,000

1 - $3,000

18 - $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/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.

Nomination:

Essay Required:

Value: $500 per scholastic year

Other Documentation: Student must be applying to OSAP.  A portion of the form must be completed by the Legion Branch of the student's sponsor.  Applications must be mailed.

 

Scouts Canada Foundation

Link: http://www.scouts.ca/ca/scholarships

Month: March

Criteria: Currently active and registered members will be selected based on:  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.

Nomination:

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

Value: 20 - $1,000

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