March - April

The Allan Simpson Educational Fund was established in May 2002 to assist with the costs of post secondary education for young people who are full orphans (both parents deceased).

Amount: Financial amount of award to be determined on a yearly basis.

Deadline: March 1, 2019

This scholarship has been established to assist a high school student who shows an interest in science in his/her transition to study chemistry or biochemistry at a College or University.

Amount: $4000

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Essay writing contest. Topics may vary. Open to all Grade 12 students.

Amount: 1st prize ($3000) 2nd prize ($2000) 3rd prize ($1500)

Deadline: March 3, 2019

Female students between 16-19 (by April of each year) who are studying and living, or working in a Zonta district/region and who demonstrate evidence of the following are eligible to apply.

  • Active commitment to volunteerism
  • Experience in local or student government
  • Volunteer leadership achievements
  • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
  • Advocating in Zonta International's mission of advancing the status of women worldwide

Amount: $1000 US/district

Note: Applicants from geographic areas where no clubs are located will be considered and also eligible for the District/Region Award.

Deadline: All application material must be submitted by March 15, 2019.

The Gertrude & LeRoy Rellinger Youth Volunteer Scholarship launched in 2012. From 2012 – 2021, up to two yearly scholarships of $5,000 will be awarded to students who are volunteers of the Canadian Cancer Society and entering post-secondary school for the first time.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the 2017 Gertrude & LeRoy Rellinger Youth Volunteer Scholarship, you are:

  • Entering your FIRST YEAR at a full-time post-secondary institution (University, College or Industry program) in Fall 2017, working towards a Degree, Diploma or Industry License
  • a Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division volunteer for the past year as of March 15, 2017 and you have demonstrated exceptional commitment to, and impact on, the CCS mission
  • Age 21 or younger as of March 15, 2018
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • not the child of a current CCS employee

Amount: $5000 x 2

Deadline: March 15, 2019.

Open to all Ontario Grade 12 students who will be attending accredited post-secondary educational institutions within the province. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent resident and have a record of academic achievement and possess a range of leadership qualities and community involvement.

Amount: Four scholarships in total - 2 worth $5000, 2 worth $2500

Deadline: All application material must be submitted by March 24, 2019.

Must be of Sikh faith and a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident. Applicants must have a record of academic achievement above 80% average and possess a range of community involvement, extra curricular and financial need.

Amount: 2 scholarships at $5000 each.

Deadline: All application material must be submitted by March 24, 2019.

To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Scholarship you must:

  • Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on the day of the deadline.
  • Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline.
  • Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. (Current High School Students are also eligible.)
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Be a citizen of the United States or Canada

Amount: $500

Deadline: March 30th, 2019 11:59pm ET.

The scholarship winner will be announced roughly six weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. No late applications will be reviewed.

(Note if you are not eligible for this scholarship, please CLICK HERE for more scholarship opportunities.)

The Start2Finish Pathway of Hope Scholarship is available to students across Canada who are currently in their final year of high school (outside of Quebec) or final year of CEGEP (in Quebec) and have been active participants in Start2Finish programs as recipients or volunteers. Eligible candidates must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.


Amount: Varies

Deadline: Postmarked no later than March 25, 2019.

Every year The Boomerang Project offers ten, $500 scholarships to outstanding senior Link Leaders in the US and Canada. We are looking to honor Link Leaders who have contributed to individuals as well as to the overall campus climate of their school through their experience in Link Crew. The criteria we will use for allocating scholarships will be: individual initiative, successful impact, sustainable change and action above and beyond the call of duty.

Applicants must be:

  • A graduating senior Link Leaders in the US and Canada who have completed at least one year of service as a Link Leader.
  • Entering a post secondary institution in the fall 2019 academic term

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 13, 2019

The purpose of the scholarship program is to

  • encourage academic excellence and the pursuit of higher education among students who are directly affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS);
  • provide the path and framework for scholarship recipients to become the MS leaders of the future and to;
  • strengthen the pool of scientific, engineering, math and technology students who consider a focus on MS to be part of their career of choice.

Amount: $100,000 ($25,000/year x 4 years)

Deadline: March 31, 2019.

Approved bursary assistance is not based upon scholastic standing but rather on the successful admission status to a post secondary institution or successful completion of one or more years leading to a recognized degree, diploma or certificate.

Value: $500

Deadline: March 30, 2019

To be considered for one of the scholarships applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled full-time or part-time at a Canadian college or university Fall 2017
  • Pursuing a retail, business or marketing-related program
  • Currently working part-time or full-time within the retail industry

Amount: One $5000 Interac Scholarship, one $3000 Canadian Retail Hall of Fame Scholarship and eighteen $1000 Industry-Sponsored Scholarships.

Deadline: March 31, 2019

The Hatch Scholarships are awarded annually to students entering Engineering I at McMaster University. Students graduating or in their final year of secondary school may apply. Students will be evaluated on their final admission average (94%+), their leadership experiences, and their community involvement.

Amount: 2 Scholarships will be awarded with a value of $8000 a year for 4 years.

Deadline: April 5, 2019.

Offered to students with physical disabilities.

Amount: $2500

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Online Scholarship Essay contest. Topics may vary from year to year.

Amount: Grand Prize of $2500 as well as ten $1000 awards

Deadline: April 7th, 2019

Bursary to any Ontario student pursing engineering degree at University.

Amount: The value of each bursary is $1,500 and up to ten (10) children/dependents of municipal employees and Councilors entering a university engineering program will be selected from across the Province.

Deadline: April 9, 2019

Young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who demonstrate initiative in identifying a problem and try to solve it. Award recipients are caring, compassionate and committed to making the world a better place. These applicants also have significant and noteworthy contributions as volunteers in their community. This award is sponsored by the Soroptomist International of the Americas.

Amount: TBD

Deadline: April 20, 2019.

Applicants for this award must be:

  • Ontario Resident
  • Graduating high school in 2018 (or graduated within the past year)
  • Entering a Canadian College or University in the fall 2018 academic term
  • Academic average of 80% or higher
  • Demonstrated outstanding commitment to their community.

Amount: $1000

Deadline: April 15, 2019

The Loblaw Scholarship is a Great Place to Work initiative that’s designed to promote higher education through financial support to our valued employees, their family members and our loyal customers.

Amount: TBD

Deadline: April 28, 2019

Bursaries are offered annually to members of designated groups who are entering a faculty of education at a publicly -funded university/institution or ETFO members of designated groups who are taking a qualification/upgrading course at a publicly- funded university/institution.

Amount: Eight $625 bursaries

Deadline: April 30, 2019

This bursary has been established to assist students with physical disabilities in full-time study at an ONTARIO COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS & TECHNOLOGY. Bursaries are granted each year to one male and one female who demonstrate potential for studies at the COMMUNITY COLLEGE level.

Applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • intend to register in September 2019 in the first year of an Ontario COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS and TECHNOLOGY as a full-time student
  • have a physical disability which severely restricts their physical activities
  • have demonstrated leadership and community service
  • have demonstrated participation in extra-curricular activities.

Amount: $2000 for each student

Deadline: April 30, 2019

CABEF awards scholarships annually to students enrolling in an agricultural university or college.

Applicants must:

  • be entering their first year of an accredited college or university agriculture program
  • be at least 16 years of age and a Canadian citizen to apply.

Amount: $2500

Deadline: April 30, 2019

  • The Leacock Museum National Historic Site in Orillia is excited to announce that the 3rd annual Connor Poetry Prize is now accepting submissions from all over Ontario!

The Connor Prize was established by the late Harry Connor who created the Connor Prize to honour his wife Valerie, whose love of the arts and people touched many lives. This tribute to K. Valerie Connor carries her love for the arts into the community.


  • Secondary Prize amounts are: $200 for 1st place, $100 for 2nd, and $50 for 3rd.

Deadline: April 30, 2019