Scholarships & Awards

Award Amount: $10,000.00
Award Deadline: Saturday, July 01, 2006
Citizenship: Canadian; American

Notes: Up to $10,000 is available. Students must submit an essay no longer than 500 words on one of the topics listed at to be eligible for the scholarship. Please visit the Web site to determine the topics for each deadline.

Joni Hara
Public Relations
Langley, British Columbia
Canada V2Y 3B3
Web Site:

Application Address:

Administered by Supporting Our Youth and governed by a board of Trustees, the Bill 7 Award was established in 1988 to provide financial support to lesbian and gay students in post-secondary education in Ontario.

To qualify for the Bill 7 Award, applicants must:
– identify as part of the queer community (gay, lesbian, etc.);
– be enrolled in or accepted by an Ontario post-secondary institution (including colleges, trade apprenticeships, massage therapy schools, universities and any other program that leads to a certificate or degree);
– in financial need; an Ontario resident.

The size and number of the Award varies each year; for example, in 2004, 3 awards were presented for $1000 each. Completed application forms may be mailed to SOY, or emailed to

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The Christopher Reeve Foundation National Peer Program Scholarship will allow the selected CPA Peer Support participants, volunteers or employees the opportunity to further their education at a post secondary institution. Five scholarships will be awarded this Fall in the amount of $2,000 each. Successful recipients will be selected based on academic standing, merit and financial need. Click on the pdf form below for the full list of criteria and to download an application form, or contact contact Jennifer Arkell at CPA National:

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Would a $500 scholarship help you reach your post-secondary education goals? If so, read on…

CPA administers the Copnick/Hilliard Scholarship–a $500.00 award provided annually to a post-secondary Canadian student with a severe mobility impairment. The scholarship is provided from a Trust Fund contributed by the families of the late Morton Copnick and the late Craig Hilliard.

Deadline: August 31st of each calendar year.

In addition to being a resident of Canada with a permanent severe mobility impairment such as spinal cord injury, recipients must demonstrate outstanding initiative and scholastic achievement.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all necessary documentation, such as letters of reference and transcripts of the last two years of study, are received by the selection committee prior to the August 31st deadline. Applicants are encouraged to submit up to three letters of reference. These letters should address the applicant’s outstanding initiative, scholastic achievement and potential contributions to persons with a severe mobility impairment. Evidence of the applicant’s disability status must be verified by a physician or other qualified health care professional (i.e., physician, rehabilitation counsellor, nurse, etc.) and submitted with the application.

Once you’ve completed the form, please mail to:
Copnick/Hilliard Scholarship Fund Selection Committee
C/O Jennifer Arkell
Canadian Paraplegic Association
1101 Prince of Wales Drive, Suite 230
Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3W7

Web Link:

Value: Twenty-four (24) bursaries worth $1,000 CDN each
Application Deadline: December 31

Description: Scotiabank is pleased to offer up to $24,000 in cash bursaries through the Scotiabank ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students – Bursaries program. This scholarship contest recognizes that the cost of education in Canada continues to rise, and that Canadian students may require alternate sources of funding. Students should use the scholarship money towards the pursuit of post-secondary educational goals, be it for tuition, books, study abroad, research studies or other.

This award is open to most Canadian Residents who have applied and been approved for a Scotiabank ScotiaLine® personal line of credit for students. The winner will be notified by phone and/or email.

The bursary consists of a credit of ONE of the following:
1. A One Thousand Canadian dollar ($1,000.00 CDN) credit to a ScotiaLine® personal line of credit for students.
2. If a winner does not have a ScotiaLine® personal line of credit for students, they will receive a one-time prize of One-Thousand Canadian dollars ($1,000.00 CDN).

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Please carefully read the eligibility criteria. Some restrictions apply.
Deadline: June 30, 2006.
Fields of study: All disciplines are eligible.

Eligibility: The program is restricted to universities in the Western Provinces in the year 2006;
Applications are by nomination only. Each university may nominate one candidate;
Candidates must have completed the first year of their first undergraduate degree program in a Canadian educational institution which is a member or affiliated to a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC); Applicants must be enrolled full-time and be entering the second year of their first undergraduate degree; Candidates must have Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.
Value: $9,000 CDN

Number available: Four
Duration: Tenable for up to three consecutive years or until first degree is obtained.
Eligible institutions: Any Canadian educational institution which is a member, or affiliated to a member of the AUCC.

Elder & Leemaur Publishers – University Writing Scholarship
Award Amount: $10,000.00
Award Deadline: Saturday, July 01, 2006

Notes: Students must submit an essay no longer than 500 words on topics of academic interest. Current topics can be found on our Web site at

Contact Name: Joni Hara
Public Relations
Langley, British Columbia
Canada V2Y 3B3
Web Site:
Application Address:

Greyhound Road Scholar Contest
Value: Full tuition and text books for 1 year
Number of Awards: 3
Application Deadline: August 1

Description: For Canadian residents, excluding those who live in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, or Newfoundland, who are planning to enroll or are currently attending a college or university that is recognized by the Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada, The Canadian Association of Independent Schools, and the Association of Canadian Community Colleges

Instructions: For further information, please visit the website posted below

Greyhound Canada Transportation Corp.
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