ALL potential graduates, please READ THIS: Year at a Glance 2016 2017.pdf
There are many scholarships and bursaries available.
Students can learn about scholarship opportunities by:
subscribing to Remind (see below)
- listening to morning announcements
- visiting CCI guidance twitter account @GuidanceCCI
- checking the scholarship binder in Guidance
- checking individual websites of post-secondary institutions
- checking this page of our school website
CURRENT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES with selection process by CCI:
Northwestern Ontario-Simcoe County Citzenship Scholarship (Lakehead University):
The NWOSCCS is awarded to ten (10) graduating Canadian students from high schools in the Northwestern Ontario and Simcoe County region who model good citizenship within their high schools and communities.
$3,000 (for 1st year only)
- Awarded to ten (10) graduating students from high schools in
Northwestern Ontario and Simcoe County who model good citizenship within
their high school and community
- A minimum 85% average in Grade 12 U or M academic marks as of May 2017 is required
- Must be a citizen, permanent resident, or landed immigrant of Canada
- Must plan to attend Lakehead University the following year on a full-time basis
- Must be nominated by high school guidance department
The recipients of the NWOSCCS will be informed in May 2017. For more information on this scholarship opportunity, including the specific eligibility requirements, please refer to https://www.lakeheadu.ca/future-students/scholarships/entrance-scholarships/northwestern-ontario-simcoe-county-citizenship-scholarships.
Deadline for nomination from CCI: January 27, please see Mrs. Hillock.
SFBLF Annual Banting
Legacy Scholarship for a Youth Living with Diabetes
of the Scholarship received by the student is $2,500. The student is also
invited to meet fellow recipients and sponsors at a major event. In the past,
the award presentation event has been held on a weekend at U of T and
recipients housed in university residence accommodation at no charge (costs are
covered by sponsors). The venue and event approach may be adjusted this year.
The students also become part of a peer group of other former recipients and
receive on-going ‘mentoring’ help and are encouraged to assume that role
themselves as they progress. SFBLF also provides a special ‘certificate’ for
the student which we hope to present to the student at their school if
administer the recipient selection process for this scholarship through a
long-standing program run by the Diabetes Hope Foundation as do many other
scholarship sponsors. Since 1999, 548 scholarships have been awarded to support
students with diabetes to attend 69 post-secondary institutions globally;
including 8 provinces in Canada, 7 US states, Poland, Switzerland, the UK and
the West Indies.
scholarship recipient must be from our ‘region’ (loosely defined). The winner of
our inaugural (2015) scholarship was a young woman from Patrick Fogarty
Catholic SS in Orillia. She is now studying medicine at U of T. Being from ‘our
region’ does not preclude any applicant from qualifying for an award sponsored
by another organization. All scholarships in the program provide the same
recipients are chosen by a panel of independent, ‘third party’ experts from
various medical, educational and healthcare provider organizations. The panel
members are not given the name of the student or the school affiliation until
after the selection process has been completed.
The deadline for receipt of
online applications is March 6, 2017. The documents required in support
of the application take some time to complete and assemble (e.g. reference
letters) so ‘last minute’ action is unlikely to prove successful.
Students can find the instructions regarding the online
application process at http://diabeteshopefoundation.com/content/how-apply
On that page, they will also find links to Scholarship
Application Questions as well as standard forms for Reference Letters.
Loran Scholars Foundation www.loranscholar.ca Scholarship for character, service and leadership. Deadline for sponsored applicants Oct. 19 and for direct pool applicants Oct. 26. Please speak to guidance if you wish to be a sponsored applicant.
Chancellor's Scholarship at Queen's University
Total Value = $36,000Program of Study All
- Superior academic ability
- Creative and original thinking
- Proven leadership qualities
school nomination required* If you would like to be nominated, give
Mrs. Hillock a 1 page sheet with above criteria examples by Nov. 18 by 3:00 pm. Principal Scime will be making the final selection of nominees.
* Number of nominations per high school is based on graduating class size: CCI can nominate 2 this year
High School Grades 90% +
- Must be nominated for a Chancellor’s Scholarship
- Only one Chancellor nominee may be selected as a QuARMS candidate from within each school’s respective nominee guidelines
- Schools that are permitted only one Chancellor’s nominee (graduating
class size less than 250) will have the option to nominate one
additional Chancellor’s nominee provided one of the two nominees is a
Deadline to Apply for Nomination is November 18, 3:00. 1 Page sheet with above criteria examples.
Schulich Leader Scholarships: Each
scholarship includes up to $100,000 . This entrance scholarship is
awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology,
Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) programs at one of their 20 Canadian
Partner universities. If you are a student that exemplifies at least
two of the following criteria: academic excellence, leadership and
financial need, please let the guidance department know that you are
interested in this award by Dec. 1, 2016. Submit a 1
page sheet (point form is fine) expanding on two of the three criteria.
Please give this 1 page sheet to Mrs. Hillock by Dec. 1, 2016. For more information see the external awards binder in guidance or visit schulichleaders.com
Western University of Ontario National Scholarship
National Scholarship Program is designed to recognize exceptional
undergraduate students who demonstrate the highest levels of academic and
For the 2017/2018 academic year, the Western National Scholarship Program
includes the following scholarships:
- 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
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply for Nomination
is January 13, 3:00. CCI can nominate 4 students. Please complete 1
Page sheet with examples supporting the criteria for nomination, please
hand it to Mrs. Hillock.
www.ocas.on.ca – Ontario College Application Centre
www.ouac.on.ca – Ontario University Application Centre
Potential graduates are encouraged to visit CCI Guidance on Twitter: @Guidance CCI
Remind is used to inform students of university/college visits, meetings, some scholarship opportunities, etc.
To subscribe, text 1-647-496-4359 with the message @ccigrads17. If you do not have texting capabilities, e-mail email@example.com Parents are welcome to subscribe.
For a list of EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS: External Scholarships 2016.pdf
Students MUST check external scholarship websites for specific deadlines and application details.
Be sure to check out the Scholarship Board in Guidance and to check out these websites too: