Are you planning to apply to Queen’s University?

Check out this link to apply for entrance awards:   http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/

Deadline is December 1, 2017

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Burger King Scholarship Program

Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more than 3,200 students in North America.

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
The application period for the 2018-2019 school year begins on Oct. 15, 2017 and closes Dec. 15, 2017Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and to apply now.
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Attention International Students!

UBC International Leader of Tomorrow Award

The International Leader of Tomorrow Award recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavour such as the performing arts, sports, debating or creative writing, or external academic competitions and examinations.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
International Leader of Tomorrow Award winners receive awards proportional to financial need. Financial need is determined by tuition, fees, and living costs, minus the financial contribution you and your family can make annually. A standard needs-assessment is based on the financial information provided by you and your family.
The Award can be renewed for up to three additional years of undergraduate study or to degree completion, whichever is less. Your award may be renewed provided you achieve satisfactory academic standing in your faculty, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain your Canadian study permit (student visa).
Eligibility:
Award candidates must be nominated by the high school they are currently attending, recently graduated from, or the college/university they are transferring from. To be considered for an International Leader of Tomorrow Award, students must:
• be applying for their first undergraduate degree
• be admissible to the first choice program they are applying to, including meeting UBC’s English Language Admission Standard
• have an excellent academic record (at least an “A” average or equivalent standard)
• be an international student, who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident of Canada, and who will be studying in Canada on a Canadian Study Permit (visa)
• demonstrate a level of financial need that would otherwise prevent them from pursuing a UBC degree
• be entering a UBC undergraduate degree program from a recognized secondary school, college or other university
Application instructions:
You must be nominated by the high school you are currently attending or recently graduated from, or the college/university you are transferring from. When you are confirmed for nomination by your school, college, or university, your institution must use the International Leader of Tomorrow Award nomination package.
Nomination packages must be postmarked by 15 November 2017. Nominees must also complete the online application for academic admission to UBC by 1 December 2017 and meet the UBC English Language Admission Requirement by 31 January 2018.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the nomination package/application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Website:
If you would like to be nominated for this award, you must contact Ms. McChesney in person or by email by November 1st, 2017 to declare you interest.  Also, you must have a Student Profile submitted to Ms. McChesney in room 325.
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RBC’s Black History Month Essay Contest – $5000!

Black History Month has become an important time to recognize the contributions black Canadians have made to Canada. If you are a student applying to college or university, tell the story of how one or more black Canadians have helped define Canada’s diverse heritage and identity through their specific achievements and contributions.

RBC is giving away 30 scholarships, including three grand prizes.

  • First Prize $ 5,000
  • Second Prize $2,500
  • Third Prize $1500

How to Submit Your Essay

Email your essay and signed Parent/Guardian Waiver Form  to: blackhistorymonth@rbc.com

Your essay must be 750 words or less and submitted on or before Friday, December 1st, 2017.

For more information:  http://www.rbc.com/essay/

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UBC’s Centennial Scholars Entrance Award – (up to) $80,000

How does it work?  UBC’s Centennial Scholars Entrance Award supports academically qualified students who show an interest in UBC, but who would not otherwise be able to attend without significant financial assistance.

Am I eligible?  You are eligible if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident entering your first undergraduate degree at UBC and you demonstrate financial need.

How do I apply?  Your application requires a description of your circumstances, financial information pertaining to you and your family, and a reference letter.  Learn more at you.ubc.ca/centennialscholars

Apply by December 1st, 2017.

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B. Davis Scholarship – $1000

B. Davis Scholarship

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.  Visit their website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm for more information and to apply for the scholarship.

The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

Application Procedure:  To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic:  Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com

If you have any questions, email  awards@studentawardsearch.com

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TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

These scholarships are awarded to students across Canada who have shown exceptional initiative in making a meaningful and lasting difference in their community.  Each scholarship includes four years of tuition at any approved university or college in Canada, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year;  $7500 per year towards living expenses, and offers of summer employment.

While applicants must be academically capable of entering and successfully completing either university or college, with a minimum average of 75%, the focus of these scholarships is not primarily on rewarding the highest marks.  The key criterion is outstanding community leadership.

Here’s more about the application process:
You can apply online using a digital application form, or print your application and mail it by the application deadline. Supporting documents include:

  1. 600-word essay describing your community leadership experience. Tell us:
    • Why you got involved.
    • How your involvement shows initiative and innovation.
    • The ways your efforts have strengthened others.
    • How long you have been involved.
    • What you think the long-term impact will be.
    • How your community has affected you.
    • In addition, include a brief description of the range of your other community activities.
  2. letter of recommendation from your school.
  3. Two letters of support from community groups.
  4. Your academic transcript.
  5. You also have the option of including:
    • A 250-word essay (three copies) describing your family and personal life, for example your family’s employment or economic situation.

1 250-word essay about your life experiences if you have taken a year or more away from high school or CEGEP.

1. Apply online

Or

2.Download your application here. Print and mail your completed application with your supporting documents.

Include all your supporting documents and ensure that your application is received by November 17, 2017. All applications and correspondence should be sent by registered mail to:

Universities Canada
Ref: TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
350 Albert Street, Suite 1710
Ottawa, ON K1R 1B1

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