Scholarships & Awards

Award Amount: See below
Deadline: December 15

NOTE: This scholarship is for high school students who are planning to enter university. This may not apply to AU students, but may apply to family members.

Value: One (1) Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop computer pre-loaded with Microsoft® Office 2003 Basic Edition One (1) Scotia® Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) valued at $500.

Notes: has partnered with Scotiabank to create a new online game, Rock or a Hard Place. It’s designed to help get high school students thinking about the realities of paying for post-secondary education. In a Rock or a Hard Place, students can follow the financial ups and downs of Joolz, Jon, Derryk and Courtney as they try to pay tuition and rent, plus find money for clothes, food and band gear. Will they make smart decisions or costly mistakes?

Once students have played the game, they can enter to win a $500 GIC and a laptop computer with financial software from and Scotiabank!

The winner will be notified by phone.
Web site:

Award Amount: $1000
Deadline: January 16, 2005

Administrator: Natural Resources Canada

Notes: Open to undergraduate students who are in full or part-time attendance at an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada for at least six months between September 2003 and January 16, 2005. 20 students will be chosen from across Canada. Students or teams of students must write a summary of a scholastic project that had energy efficiency or reduced energy use as its theme. Please see Web site for more information.

Contact Information:
Office Of Energy Efficiency
Natural Resources Canada
580 Booth St. 18th floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E4

Phone: 613-943-8058
Fax: 866-375-7453
Toll Free: 866-333-3970
Web Site: