October Deadlines

credit education week essay contest ($5000)

YOU COULD WIN A $5,000 GRAND PRIZE!

Grade 12 students across Canada are invited to confess their contained financial calamity story by submitting their true-life handiwork to the CEWC 2015 Essay Contest

It’s easy. In 1000 words or less, simply share your inspiring or compelling story about what you learned from your money experience and how it changed your life. You could win $1,000, $2,500 $3,000 or $5,000!

Prizes range from $1000 to $5000, with over 20 prizes to be won

Essay Topic:  

“What is the dumbest thing I ever did with my money and what did I learn from it.”

For more information, see the following link: https://www.cewc.ca/grade-12-essay-contest

Deadline:  October 18th

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loran award program

Offers 30 awards valued at up to $80,000 for 4 years, including a tuition waver, a $9,000 stipend as well as summer internships and mentoring to students entering university for the first time in Sept 2013.

Applicants must hold Canadian citizenship or residency status.

Strong academic performance (minimum 85% cumulative average over the previous 3 years), character, a strong commitment to serving others, and great leadership potential are the selection criteria for Loran Awards.

Please see the following link for downloadable application and any further details: https://apply.loranscholar.ca/

Deadline:  October 21st

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Horatio Alger Scholarship

he Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $650,000 annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories.

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $55,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time in the terminal year of high school and taking classes through Spring 2016, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2016 with plans to enter a post-secondary institution no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a degree at a post-secondary institution (in Quebec a three year vocational program or a two year preparatory program followed by a university degree are acceptable)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65
  • Attend high school and reside in Canada
  • Be a Canadian citizen

 

Please see the following link for downloadable application and any further details: https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/about-our-scholarships-programs/provincial-programs/

Deadline:  October 25th 

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Scotia Bank National Scholarship

The Scotiabank National Scholarship is open to yconic members who are:

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada or international students with a valid student visa (permit must be for one year or longer)
  • 16 years old or older at the time of application
  • High school or CEGEP students planning to enroll in a certificate, diploma or degree program in the 2016/2017 or 2017/2018 academic year at a Canadian college, university or trade school

OR

Post-secondary students enrolled or planning to enroll in a certificate, diploma or degree program in the 2015/2016 or 2016/2017 academic year at a Canadian college, university or trade school

For more information, see the following link: https://yconic.com/program/scotiabank-national-scholarship

Deadline:  October 29th

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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest ($50 to $20,000)

SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING THREE TOPICS:

    • At his trial, Hank Rearden declares: “The public good be damned, I will have no part of it!” What does he mean? How does this issue relate to the novel’s theme?
    • Who is John Galt?
    • What is the meaning of money to Francisco d’Anconia? To James Taggart? How do these characters’ views on money relate to the events of the story?

For more information, see the following link: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#overview

Deadline:  October 23rd

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