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A List of Canadian Scholarships

June 23rd, 2011
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List of Canadian Scholarships

Numerous Canadian scholarships are available to students throughout Canada. Below you will find a list of Canadian scholarships available specifically to students studying in Canadian universities.

The Canadian Council for Exceptional Children offers scholarship awards in order to recognize outstanding student contributions to CEC. Nominations for the awards will open August 1st and are due during the month of October.

The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation offers scholarships to female students who will be applying to engineering programs. Eight Canadian scholarships are available for women who will study engineering in Canada. These scholarships range from $5,000 to $10,000. Five scholarships of $5,000 each are available to women in Canada in the following regions: Atlantic, Ontario, Quebec, BC and Prairie.

The Garfield Weston Merit Scholarship for Colleges is available to students who will be entering the Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology and who have demonstrated a strong academic and leadership record. Upper year awards are also available for students who are already enrolled in college. The application deadline is March 29th.

The Lincoln M. Alexander Award program is awarded to students with demonstrated leadership abilities in eradicating racial discrimination. Students may begin applying for the scholarship in November.

Numerous Canadian scholarships are available through Mensa Canada. Awards for these Canada scholarships range between $700 and $5,000. The Frank and Betty Woodhams Memorial Scholarship is projected to be available over a period of 50 years. The scholarship program began in 2008. Scholarship amounts vary each year, with annual awards averaging $2,700. This scholarship is awarded to applicants who are enrolled full-time in either a math or computer science program. The Mensa Canada General Scholarship is an award of $1,000 and is offered annually to applicants who submit a sort essay detailing their accomplishments and career plan. The Edgar Kerstan scholarship is new for 2011. Awards for this scholarship amount to $3,000.

The Minds in Motion Awards Program offers a total of eight $1,000 scholarships to eligible high school senior athletes who attend a MPSSAA member school. Students must have a minimum unweighted 3.25 GPA. They must also have participated in interscholastic athletics. The application deadline is April 8th. Four male and four female students are selected.

The Wayne & Walter Gretzky Scholarship offers variable awards from $3,000 to $5,000 each. Applicants must either be living with vision loss or must be blind. Application requirements include submitting an official transcript by July 31st.

The Scholarship for the First Nations Students in Saskatchewan is offered by the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority. Applicants must be First Nations students from Saskatchewan. The Canadian scholarship runs from June 1st through October 1st. The application deadline is October 1st.

The University of Toronto Funded Research Completion Award is available for students enrolled in postdoctoral studies at the University of Toronto. The deadline for this scholarship is April 15th.

The Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning offers scholarships to students at Conestoga College with a minimum IELTS score. A total of five scholarships are awarded of $3,000 each.

The Dalhousie University Scholarship is available to high school students entering their first year of study. The application deadline is March 15th. Scholarship amounts vary between $500 and $3,000.

The Emily Carr Institute scholarship offers awards ranging from $2,000 to $5,000. There are four total Scholarships of $5,000 each awarded to students with the highest GPAs. Scholarships are awarded on April 30th of each year.

Humber College offers full tuition Canadian scholarships that are renewable. Two scholarships are offered with an approximate value of $11,730. Applications are considered on the basis of community involvement, academics and reference letters. Students must maintain a 70% GPA each year for renewal of the scholarship.

Mount Allison University offers scholarships to Canadian students with high academic records and demonstrated good community outreach and citizenship. Awards are $5,000 each and are renewable each year for a period of four years. All students applying by March 15th will be automatically considered.

Queen’s University offers a limited number of scholarships, each valued at $9,000. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of superior academic achievement. After attending one year of college, students may be eligible to have the awards renewed or receive additional scholarship awards. Application deadline is April 8th.

Other Canadian scholarships include the Global Citizen Scholarship from Trent University. This award is based on academic achievement and community service. The value of the award is approximately $22,000 for each academic year. Between three and five Canada university scholarships are awarded each year. The application deadline is March 1st.

Above are a listing of Canadian scholarships worth looking into because of their fair and flexible scholarship criteria, and more global in scope.