October Deadlines

LORAN AWARDS – $100,000

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year

Shortlisted sponsored candidates are notified 2-3 weeks before their regional interview date. Shortlisted direct pool candidates are notified in December.

There are two ways to apply for the Loran Award, with different deadlines.

  • A sponsored application is one that is nominated by the school.
    • October 17th (8pm Eastern Time)
  • A direct pool application is one that is submitted without school sponsorship. There is no limit to the number of direct pool applicants from a single school.
    • October 24th (8pm Eastern Time)

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university of toronto – national scholarship – $100,000

Eligibility 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 or first-year CEGEP intending to begin university the following academic year
  • a National Book Award nominee or self-identify as meeting the criteria above

Value/Amount:

  • 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.

How to Apply:

  • Click here to apply to the 2020 National Scholarship Program.
  • You will be prompted to create an account before proceeding to the application form.
  • Please remember your username and password.

Award application due date: October 24th 

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Horatio Alger National Entrepreneurial Scholarships – $10,000

Eligibility

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

  • Be graduating high school with plans to enter university in the fall of 2020
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university
  • Prove critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
  • Demonstrate desire and ability to be entrepreneurial in a chosen field
  • 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 Canadian citizens

How to Apply:

Award application due date: October 25th (5pm Eastern Time)

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Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships – $5,000

Eligibility

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

  • Be graduating high school with plans to enter university in the fall of 2020
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 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 Canadian citizens

How to Apply:

Award application due date: October 25th (5pm Eastern Time)

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