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Check this site frequently for any news related to college, university or the workforce including applications, institution visits, scholarships etc.

As you wait for graduation information to be posted, you may want to visit these two pages:

Grad announcements

Western National Scholarships

Western National Scholarships

Our National Scholarship Program is designed to recognize exceptional undergraduate students who demonstrate the highest levels of academic and extracurricular achievement. Criteria: 90% overall average on 4U/M level courses, creative innovative thought, high achievement in extracurricular activities;

 

  • Five President’s Entrance Scholarships valued at $65,000 ($20,000 for year one, $15,000 annually for years two to four) and up to 15 at $50,000 ($10,000 annually, plus $10,000 towards first-year residence costs);
  • Three International President’s Entrance Scholarships valued at $50,000 ($10,000 annually, plus $10,000 towards first year residence costs). *These scholarships are reserved for international (visa) students (not Canadian citizens or Permanent residents of Canada);
  • Up to 15 Faculty Entrance Scholarships valued at $30,000 ($6,000 annually, plus $6,000 towards first-year residence costs);
  • Up to 39 National Scholarship Study Abroad Awards redeemable for participation in a Western approved study abroad program. Valued at $2,500 for up to 4 months (one term), $5,000 for over 4 months (more than one term);
  • One Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Award valued at $64,000 ($16,000 per academic year for a period of four years);
  • Up to 50 National Merit Awards valued at $2,000 for one year.

The on-line application for the Western National Scholarship Program and additional information including number of students each school can nominate can be found at http://www.registrar.uwo.ca/student_finances/scholarships_awards/national_scholarship_program.html

Should you have any questions or require further details about the Western National Scholarship Program, please contact Norma Merino at 519-661-2111 extension 85958 or email nmerino@uwo.ca

 

For those seeking 1 of 4 nominations for these scholarships, you must see Mr. Betik in guidance by Friday February 1st 2019.  A one(1) page summary demonstrating creative innovative thought, high achievement in extracurricular activities, commitment to school and community service must be submitted by this date.

By |December 21st, 2018|

Scholar Tree Blog

Check out Scholar Tree for a wide variety of information regarding scholarships, bursaries, and general program information. Highlighted now is the Scholar Tree Blog. ScholarTree Blog

“We know that the holiday break is the prime time when students decide which University/College they want to attend next year. That is why recently our blog has featured first-hand accounts from students of how they got accepted into some of the more selective programs. Here are some examples:”

How to Get into Western Ivey and Rotman School of Management

How to Get into Waterloo Engineering

How to Get Into McMaster Health Sciences

 

By |December 11th, 2018|

ScholarTree.ca Budget Tool

Check out ScholarTree.ca for various financial opportunities including bursaries an scholarships.

Highlighted today is the budget tool which you can download for free. Go to the bottom of the Educator’s page for the budget tool.

https://scholartree.ca/educators

By |November 13th, 2018|

Burger King Scholar

Burger King Scholar

Due date: December 15th, 2018

Up to $50,000

Burger King Employees, or children of Burger King Employees

www.burgerkingscholars.com

By |November 2nd, 2018|

Zonta: Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Zonta – Young Women in Public Affairs Award

 Due date: February 18, 2019; submitted to the Zonta Club of K/W  (vmeyer@rogers.com)

Value: Various Awards of  up to $4000 each

Goal of the program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.

– Active commitment to volunteerism

– Experience in local or school government or workplace leadership

– Leadership Activities

– Knowledge and support of Zonta International and its programs

www.zonta.org for more information and application

-see Mr. Betik for details if needed

By |November 2nd, 2018|

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