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.
If you are new to this page, welcome! This is where all Burnaby North scholarship details will be posted.
Now is a good time to get familiar with this page and all it has to offer. Start by going through the tabs where you will find information such as how to write and ask for reference letters, filling out a profile of yourself and last year’s scholarship presentation under “Home”. After doing that, you may want to check out how to collect service hours under that tab or the handy “Calendar” tab which is where all the scholarship due dates will be posted. Lastly, if you have questions, you may want to check out the FAQ page any other questions can be directed to Ms. Mihic once school is in session again.
There will also be an ONLINE scholarship general meeting on Thursday, September 22nd at 3:45 PM.
Link to meeting:
Make sure you are accessing the meeting through your O365 account!
This year the Kemper Human Rights Education Foundation (khref.org) is offering prizes of $2000, $750 and $250 to high school students judged to have written the best answers to the question on the flyer below (and attached as a readily reproducible file). Please inform your students about the contest described by the flyer and encourage them to participate in it. More information about KHREF and the essays of the winners of its contests over the past 20 years may be found on khref.org.
$2000, $750, and $250
ONLINE by December 10, 2022
1. There are two contests: one for high school students in the U.S. and one for high school students who are citizens and residents of other countries.
2. Essays are due on or before December 10, 2021 (Human Rights Day),
3. Essays should be approximately 2500 words in length and be submitted as a Microsoft Word attachment to: email@example.com or by regular mail to: KHREF, 184 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT 06850.
4. Essays will be judged according to how clearly and well they answer the question posed and the extent to which they are supported by research.
5. Submissions should include a cover page with the: title of the essay, author’s name and grade level, the name and address of the author’s high school, the name of a teacher or administrator at the high school and the following statement signed by the author and author’s parent or guardian: “I give the Kemper Human Rights Education Foundation permission to publish this essay.”