Scholarship Opportunities

 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award is open to graduating secondary students and those studying toward a first year university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution.

The maximum award value is 28,000 disbursed over 4 years.  Deadline is February 1st of each year.  For award criteria, please visit: 



Opportunity to receive $2000-2500   Mitchell Optimists invite local students under the age of 18, who haven’t yet graduated to contact them regarding this year’s Oratorical contest: "Is there a fine line between Optimism and Reality?"  Please see Student Services for more information.




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Kin Canada Bursaries were established in 1994 and are funded by Kinsmen and Kinettes across Canada. The program was established to promote, encourage and sponsor educational programs and activities, by providing financial assistance in the amount of $1000 to applicants in their quest for higher learning at a recognized post-secondary institution.
                            For award criteria and application form, please click Kinette Scholarship application
Scholar Tree 
Scholarship season is fully underway. There is currently 7.5 Million Dollars worth of scholarships that are open for applications on ScholarTree! Once students complete their profile they will be matched to all of the awards that they qualify for.

We know now is when students start to plan for next year financially. So we wanted to remind you that there is a downloadable budget template available to everyone at the bottom of


Additionally, here are a couple of scholarships that are available now:


Not all awards will apply to all students. For students to get a list customized to them and weekly email reminders of deadlines, they should create a profile on ScholarTree. At the top left, they can use the filter “Applications Open” to only see those scholarships that are currently accepting applications.

Finally, ScholarTree has partnered with York University to create content to give away 1 free year of tuition. If interested in going to York, apply to the contest here: (this offer is open to students across Canada, not just Ontario students as shown on the ScholarTree page)




Western’s National Scholarship Program supports the dreams of top students whose potential can be realized through a world-class education at one of Canada’s leading universities.

We’re looking for high-potential applicants who excel in the classroom and in their extracurricular pursuits. And we’re serious about attracting and rewarding the best.

Here’s a sampling of what we offer:

  • One Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Scholarship valued at $72,000;
  • Five President’s Entrance Scholarships valued at $65,000 and up to 15 more at $50,000;
  • Three International President’s Entrance Scholarships valued at $50,000 for international (visa) students;
  • Up to 15 Faculty Entrance Scholarships valued at $30,000;
  • Up to 39 National Scholarship Study Abroad Awards valued up to $5,000;
  • Up to 50 National Merit Awards valued at $2,000 for one year.

Please share this letter with students and colleagues at your school who may be interested.

More details about all the scholarship programs offered at Western can be found online at and if you have any questions, our Student Financial Services Officer Norma Merino would be pleased to help at 519-661-2111 extension 85958 or email



Vanessa Palmer Scholarship

RBC Indigenous Scholarship