APPLICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED BURNABY NORTH’S SCHULICH NOMINEE DUE FRIDAY, JANUARY 13th, 2023. Note: This has been updated from the previously reported date of the 7th to accompdate the late return.
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Note: the school can select only ONE nominee.
Student must be planning to study science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at one of the 20 Canadian partner universities next September and possess two of the following: (i) outstanding community, and/or entrepreneurial leadership, (ii) academic excellence, and alternatively,(iii) financial need. Not for students planning a career as a medical practitioner or researcher – this scholarship is geared towards the entrepreneurially-minded student.
Up to 100 awards. Roughly half the awards are valued @ $100,000 for engineering scholarships and the other half is $80,000 for science and math scholarships.
In order to be considered for the school’s nomination, you must complete and submit requirements outlined in the “Procedure” section below by Friday, January 13th, 2023. to Ms. Mihic in Student Services or by email at email@example.com.
Please make sure all documents are in the following order. If emailing, combine all documents into a single .pdf rather than in multiple documents.
- An updated resume.
- 50-words each describing your top 3 achievements (academic or other).
- A 600-word essay demonstrating why you should win.
- A 250-word optional essay to discuss any additional information, including extenuating circumstances.
- A 50-word short answer describing where you see yourself 10 years from now
- Two letters of support from references (at least one academic). THESE CAN EMAILED TO Ms. Mihic DIRECTLY FROM THE REFEREE.
- Current transcript that include your Term 1 marks.
- As well, make sure you have your Student Profile completed. Your package will not be considered if one is not filled out. You can access it here:
The successful nominee will be notified by the school in mid- to late- January.
Note: if selected, there will be time for the nominee to “tidy up” all supporting documents before formal submission in mid February.
Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation’s network of founders, investors, and scientists.
30 x $100,000
no due date. They accept and review applications throughout the year.
Apply at https://thielfellowship.org/. More Q&A ca be found here: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12228/thiel_fellowship
The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership awards students across Canada who are finishing high school, have demonstrated community leadership and have a minimum of 75% grade average (in grade 11). There is an essay writing component to this scholarship and has an opportunity to provide “extras” for consideration.
multiple @ $70, 000 over 4 years ($10,000/yr for tuition; $7,500/yr for living expenses).
Online by November 15, 2021.
Apply online: https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/solutions/student-banking/community-leadership-scholarship-for-canadians/. You will need to include two letters of support from community groups, a letter of recommendation by school, and a copy of your transcript. Essay components as well.
This is highly prestigious scholarship focuses on character, service, and leadership. Please refer to their website in Procedures for more information.
The Loran Award is one of the country’s most comprehensive merit-based undergraduate awards, valued at $100,000 over four years. There is a single application process where students apply to a direct pool of applicants. School sponsorship is no longer required.
All successful applicants must be well-rounded students who present a minimum 85% cumulative average and demonstrate character, promise of leadership and strong commitment to service in the community. Must be a Canadian citizen or have residency status. This scholarship can only be used for a specific number of Canadian universities.
Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:
- An annual stipend of $10,000
- A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
- Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
- Access to our network and up to $14,000 in funding for summer work experiences in three different sectors
- An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
- Annual retreats and scholar gatherings
Also grants up to 118 finalist and provincial awards to promising candidates who are not selected as Loran Scholars.
Wednesday, October 12th before 8:00pm EST
All eligible students are welcome to apply by filling out the application, uploading a transcript, and naming a reference. There is no limit to the number of students who may apply from a single school.
Visit www.loranaward.ca to complete the application online. NOW OPEN!
The University of Toronto National Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional performance in a broad context. The nominee must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, intending to begin university (though not necessarily at the U of T) study in September 2023. Approximately fifteen students are selected as National Scholars (winners) and ten are named Arbor Scholars (runners-up). Additional criteria:
- an original and creative thinker
- committed to school and community
- a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
- enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
- a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
- currently in your final year of Canadian secondary school
- intending to begin university the following academic year
- a National Book Award nominee or self-identify as meeting the criteria above
The National Scholarship covers tuition, incidental and residence fees for up to four years of study. Finalists not designated as National Scholars receive Arbor Scholarships at a value of $7,500 in the first year and $1,500 per year for three additional years of undergraduate study. The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto.
Resume and cover letter due to Ms. Mihic by Friday, October 7th, students will be informed shortly after and encouraged to submit applications by October 20, 2022 (11:59pm EDT)
- Submit a resume and cover letter to Ms. Mihic in Student Services by Friday, October 7th highlighting above mentioned criteria.
- Students who have been nominated by their schools as National Book Award recipients may submit applications to the National Scholarship Program. In addition, students who identify themselves as meeting the scholarship criteria are invited to apply directly for the National Scholarship, without having been nominated for the Book Award.
Students must submit an online application form in order to be considered for the National Scholarship.
The University of Toronto offers a wide variety of scholarships to students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional performance in a broad context. Some examples of scholarships offered are those demonstrating financial need, claim Indigenous ancestry, international scholars, identify as Black, and out-of-province students. So if you’re intending on going to University of Toronto (currently ranked as #18 in the world and #1 in Canada! ), be sure to check out this list!
Varies but most can be applied for when applying to U of T.
National Scholar Award Application due October 21, 2021.
Go to https://future.utoronto.ca/finances/scholarships/?_sft_awards=scholarship-on-admission&_sft_study_levels=undergraduate to check out the list and details.