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Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Deadline: February

Award Amount: $28,000.00 over 4 years

Who can apply?

  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
  • Graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution.
  • Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work.
  • Maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work.
  • dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox
  • volunteer experience
  • courage in overcoming obstacles
  • participation in sport, fitness and community service
  • high academic standing
  • An application form in Microsoft Word format (get the application online)
  • Three (3) referee forms
  • An official transcript of the past two years of schooling
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, attending a Canadian high school, secondary school or Cégep (in Quebec)
  • Must possess at least two of the three following attributes: Outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, and academic excellence
  • Financial need (planning to apply for financial assistance for undergraduate study at university)
  • Must be enrolling in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) faculty at a minimum of one of 20 select Canadian universities participating in Schulich Leader Scholarships. For a list of participating universities, visit the website.
  • Canadian Schulich Leader Nominees are selected by their high schools, secondary schools and Cégeps (in Quebec) from graduating students who are intending to study STEM subjects at a participating university.
  • All participating universities are responsible for selecting the Schulich Leaders for their respective institution.
  • If you are interested, please seek nomination at your school by asking your school counsellor.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
  • Plan to be a full-time student, in the next academic school year, at a recognized university, community college, technical institute or other post-secondary institution for advanced learning
  • Demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship, and not have previously received a bursary from the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund
  • Female in grade 12 who is considering careers in the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), business or underrepresented trades
  • Accepted to post-secondary institution in Winnipeg
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Community involvement
  • Connection with a United Way funded organization
  • Financial Need
  • For students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • For students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry
  • You are eligible to apply to the RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program if you are a Status Indian*, a Non-status Indian, Inuit or Metis and meet these criteria:
  • A permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • Have applied or are currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • Must maintain a full course load that leads to a recognized degree, certificate or diploma and maintain good academic standing (RBC requests confirmation of your full course load and good academic standing at the beginning of every fall and winter semester)
  • Have at least two years remaining in a post-secondary academic program
  • Must remain in the program of study the scholarship is awarded for and maintain good academic standing
  • Require financial assistance to pursue post-secondary education
  • Completed application (available online)
  • Copy of your most current academic transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or member of your community

Recipients are selected for:

What will I have to do?

Submit the following:

*No other forms are required. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

How do I apply?

For more information and to get the application form, visit the website: http://terryfoxawards.ca/

Send your completed application package to:

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program                

AQ 5003, Simon Fraser University

Burnaby BC V5A 1S6

Schulich Leader Scholarships

Deadline: February

Award Amount: Each undergraduate scholarship is valued at $60,000

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

How do I apply?

For more information, visit the website: http://www.schulichleaders.com/


Kin Canada Bursaries 

Deadline: February Award Amount: $1,000

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

  • Complete and mail the standard current application form to only ONE Kinsmen, Kinette, or Kin club nearest to your permanent residence

How do I apply?

For more information and an application form, visit the website:

https://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries


 Nellie Mcclung Trailblazer Scholarship

Deadline: February Award Amount: $1,000

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

  • Complete the appropriate application form, & attach supporting documents

How do I apply?

For more information and an application form, visit the website:

https://www.ournellie.com/programs/trailblazerscholarship/

Send your completed application package to:

The Manitoba Status of Women Secretariat

409-401 York Avenue

Winnipeg MB R3C 0P8

Email: msw@gov.mb.ca


United Way Youth Leaders in Action

Deadline: February Award Amount: $500.00

Who can apply?

How do I apply?

For more information visit the website: https://unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/youth-united/


RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Deadline: February Award Amount: $4,000 each academic year for 2-4 years to use toward tuition, textbooks, supplies, and living expenses

RBC awards 10 scholarships in two categories:

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

Submit the following:

How do I apply?

For more information, to apply online, or to get an application visit the website:

http://aboriginalstudents.ca/site-sponsors/rbc/


Stacey Levitt Memorial Award 

Deadline: February 

Award Amount: $2,500.00 (The successful recipient will also receive a copy of Stacey’s book of poetry, I Am a Rose: A Life in Poetry published by her family in 1996 after her death.) 

Who Can Apply?

  • Canadian High School students
  • The award could be put towards an educational endeavour, engagement in sports, or investment in a travel experience – all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey.

What will I have to do?

A short essay (maximum 2 pages, double-spaced, font size12) addressing the following questions:

  • How do you demonstrate a long life lived to the fullest and how are you helping others to achieve this?
  • How do you demonstrate Parachute’s goals, and brand values of nobility, courage, and inclusivity?
  • If successful, how do you intend to use the funding provided by the Stacey Levitt Memorial Award?
  • Award recipients are expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds.

How do I apply?

For complete details and requirements, visit the website: http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C413/


Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence

Deadline: February

Award Amount: $10,000

Who can apply?

  • Awarded to a Jewish student entering or enrolled in a post-graduate degree program with preference given to persons studying at a Manitoba educational institution. This award is based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.
  • Must be a full-time (60% course load) student entering or enrolled in a post-graduate degree program with preference given to persons studying at a Manitoba educational institution.

How do I apply?

For complete details and requirements visit the website:

 

https://www.jewishfoundation.org/scholarships/types-of-scholarships/mark-and-dorothy-danzker-scholarship

February

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Deadline: February

Award Amount: $28,000.00 over 4 years

Who can apply?

  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
  • Graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution.
  • Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work.
  • Maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work.
  • dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox
  • volunteer experience
  • courage in overcoming obstacles
  • participation in sport, fitness and community service
  • high academic standing
  • An application form in Microsoft Word format (get the application online)
  • Three (3) referee forms
  • An official transcript of the past two years of schooling
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, attending a Canadian high school, secondary school or Cégep (in Quebec)
  • Must possess at least two of the three following attributes: Outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, and academic excellence
  • Financial need (planning to apply for financial assistance for undergraduate study at university)
  • Must be enrolling in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) faculty at a minimum of one of 20 select Canadian universities participating in Schulich Leader Scholarships. For a list of participating universities, visit the website.
  • Canadian Schulich Leader Nominees are selected by their high schools, secondary schools and Cégeps (in Quebec) from graduating students who are intending to study STEM subjects at a participating university.
  • All participating universities are responsible for selecting the Schulich Leaders for their respective institution.
  • If you are interested, please seek nomination at your school by asking your school counsellor.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
  • Plan to be a full-time student, in the next academic school year, at a recognized university, community college, technical institute or other post-secondary institution for advanced learning
  • Demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship, and not have previously received a bursary from the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund
  • Female in grade 12 who is considering careers in the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), business or underrepresented trades
  • Accepted to post-secondary institution in Winnipeg
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Community involvement
  • Connection with a United Way funded organization
  • Financial Need
  • For students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry
  • For students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry
  • You are eligible to apply to the RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program if you are a Status Indian*, a Non-status Indian, Inuit or Metis and meet these criteria:
  • A permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • Have applied or are currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • Must maintain a full course load that leads to a recognized degree, certificate or diploma and maintain good academic standing (RBC requests confirmation of your full course load and good academic standing at the beginning of every fall and winter semester)
  • Have at least two years remaining in a post-secondary academic program
  • Must remain in the program of study the scholarship is awarded for and maintain good academic standing
  • Require financial assistance to pursue post-secondary education
  • Completed application (available online)
  • Copy of your most current academic transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or member of your community

Recipients are selected for:

What will I have to do?

Submit the following:

*No other forms are required. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

How do I apply?

For more information and to get the application form, visit the website: http://terryfoxawards.ca/

Send your completed application package to:

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program                

AQ 5003, Simon Fraser University

Burnaby BC V5A 1S6

Schulich Leader Scholarships

Deadline: February

Award Amount: Each undergraduate scholarship is valued at $60,000

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

How do I apply?

For more information, visit the website: http://www.schulichleaders.com/


Kin Canada Bursaries 

Deadline: February Award Amount: $1,000

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

  • Complete and mail the standard current application form to only ONE Kinsmen, Kinette, or Kin club nearest to your permanent residence

How do I apply?

For more information and an application form, visit the website:

https://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries


 Nellie Mcclung Trailblazer Scholarship

Deadline: February Award Amount: $1,000

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

  • Complete the appropriate application form, & attach supporting documents

How do I apply?

For more information and an application form, visit the website:

https://www.ournellie.com/programs/trailblazerscholarship/

Send your completed application package to:

The Manitoba Status of Women Secretariat

409-401 York Avenue

Winnipeg MB R3C 0P8

Email: msw@gov.mb.ca


United Way Youth Leaders in Action

Deadline: February Award Amount: $500.00

Who can apply?

How do I apply?

For more information visit the website: https://unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/youth-united/


RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Deadline: February Award Amount: $4,000 each academic year for 2-4 years to use toward tuition, textbooks, supplies, and living expenses

RBC awards 10 scholarships in two categories:

Who can apply?

What will I have to do?

Submit the following:

How do I apply?

For more information, to apply online, or to get an application visit the website:

http://aboriginalstudents.ca/site-sponsors/rbc/


Stacey Levitt Memorial Award 

Deadline: February 

Award Amount: $2,500.00 (The successful recipient will also receive a copy of Stacey’s book of poetry, I Am a Rose: A Life in Poetry published by her family in 1996 after her death.) 

Who Can Apply?

  • Canadian High School students
  • The award could be put towards an educational endeavour, engagement in sports, or investment in a travel experience – all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey.

What will I have to do?

A short essay (maximum 2 pages, double-spaced, font size12) addressing the following questions:

  • How do you demonstrate a long life lived to the fullest and how are you helping others to achieve this?
  • How do you demonstrate Parachute’s goals, and brand values of nobility, courage, and inclusivity?
  • If successful, how do you intend to use the funding provided by the Stacey Levitt Memorial Award?
  • Award recipients are expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds.

How do I apply?

For complete details and requirements, visit the website: http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C413/


Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence

Deadline: February

Award Amount: $10,000

Who can apply?

  • Awarded to a Jewish student entering or enrolled in a post-graduate degree program with preference given to persons studying at a Manitoba educational institution. This award is based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.
  • Must be a full-time (60% course load) student entering or enrolled in a post-graduate degree program with preference given to persons studying at a Manitoba educational institution.

How do I apply?

For complete details and requirements visit the website:

 

https://www.jewishfoundation.org/scholarships/types-of-scholarships/mark-and-dorothy-danzker-scholarship