October Scholarship Deadlines:
The Loran Scholars Foundation
Students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy are encouraged to apply. Applicants are eligible for one of 34 Loran Awards (each valued at $100,000 over four years of undergraduate studies), or one of 104 finalist/provincial awards ($5,000 or $2,000 each, respectively) to promising candidates.
- Be entering university for the first time in September 2024.
- Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
- Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
- Be born between January 1, 2002 and September 1, 2008.
Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:
- Some include an annual stipend of $11,000
- A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
- Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
- Access to our network and up to $14,000 in funding for summer work experiences in three different sectors
- An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
- Annual retreats and scholar gatherings
- Lifelong membership with values-driven individuals
(From LORAN website)
Please note: No school nomination is required to apply for this award anymore.
For more information and to start the rigorous application process now - Click Here and Click Here
Deadline: October 11th, 2023
The University of Toronto National Book Award
The University of Toronto National Book Award Program recognizes and rewards the very best Canadian secondary school students, regardless of which university those students choose to attend. These are students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. They excel in academic pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities. It is not necessary that the student intend to apply for admission to the University of Toronto. Award recipients receive a National Book Award recognizing their achievements, and as a symbol of their academic potential. It is a non-monetary award. The book will be presented to the student at their secondary school graduation ceremony at the end of the school year. Students nominated for this award are invited to submit an application to the National Scholarship Program.
Eligibility - Book Award and National Scholarship
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.
- 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
For more information - Click Here
Deadline for Nomination Form: Monday, October 9th, 2023
For the Belmont nomination form - SEE GRAD GOOGLE CLASSROOM 2024
Ken Michel Memorial Scholarship for Carpentry
This $1000 scholarship is exclusive to Indigenous students from BC who are interested in studying Carpentry at the post-secondary level. You also must create a Scholar Tree account to access it.
Deadline: October 26, 2023 (Midnight)
To Apply - Click Here
October Scholarship Open Applications:
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
Twenty scholarships, valued up to $70,000 each, are offered to students across Canada who are in their final year of high school, have a minimum overall grade of 75% in their most recently completed school year, and have demonstrated outstanding community leadership. Applicants are students who show exceptional initiative, make a meaningful and lasting difference in their community , support change, nurture progress, and contribute to making the world a better place. (From TD Website)
Deadline: November 15th, 2023
To apply - Click Here
Soroptimist International of Victoria Westshore
The Westshore Soroptimist International Club will provide three Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women of $1500 each to assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families. In addition, the Give Her Wings Award of $1500 will be available for a woman with no dependents.
Deadline: Applications Accepted August 1st-November 15th, 2023
For Information or to Apply for "Give her Wings Award"- Click Here
For Information or to Apply for "Live Your Dreams Award" - Click Here
UBC Major Entrance Scholarships (The application process opens October 1st)
Students wishing to be considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship must submit their online application by December 1st. This includes paying the admission fee and submitting grade 11 and 12 marks as requested in the application. (From UBC Website).
Deadline: December 1st, yearly
To apply for the two Major Entrance Scholarship - Click Here and Here
Burger King Scholars Program
Open to all students in Canada and the US in three categories: general (all students), employees of Burger King, and relatives of employees. Applicants need to demonstrate active volunteering in their communities, in sport, faith groups, clubs, or other organizations.
Applications open October 15th
Deadline: December 15, yearly
To apply - Click Here