Scholarship of the Week

Digging up Scholarship Treasure for AU Students

Scholarship name: Working Parent College Scholarship Program


Deadline:  December 8, 2018

Potential payout:  $1000

Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be legal residents of Canada, enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited Canadian post-secondary educational institution, have a GPA of at least 3.0, have worked an average of at least 12 hours for each of the previous 4 weeks, and be a residential parent of at least one minor child.  See full eligibility criteria.

What’s required:  An online application form along with a 600- to 1000-word essay describing your experience as a parent working your way through school and offering three pieces of advice you would give to students in a similar situation.

Tips:  Read the essays from previous winners for inspiration.

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