There are many scholarships and bursaries based on any of the following:

  • Academic standing
  • Extra-curricular involvement (sports, clubs etc.)
  • Financial need
  • Leadership roles
  • Volunteering experiences
  • Disabilities
  • Cultural Background and Ethnicity


The following sites may be useful in researching scholarship availability:

Scholar Tree

This online site helps students pay for their education by finding scholarships they can apply to.
This site is an extensive, searchable database of scholarships. Students can register online and create a personal profile (which includes their field of study, marks, hobbies, community service etc). This site will match students with potential scholarships, bursaries and awards.
This site is also a comprehensive searchable database with a wealth of scholarship information.
This site offers valuable information about savings plans, student loans, grants and scholarships.

OSAP Login
This Ontario ministry site is the official site for the Ontario Student Assistance Plan. Once students have been accepted into a program at college or university or a post-secondary program, students may apply for financial assistance through this site.

Other valuable sites:

In addition, you may find scholarships and bursery opportunities from:

  • The financial aid section of university and college websites
  • Your employer
  • Guidance Google Classroom
  • Your parent/guardian’s employer or union
  • Organizations or clubs in which you and/or your family members belong to



Please also investigate the wealth of scholarships available through individual post-secondary schools. Each college and university offers extensive scholarships to students who have accepted an offer of admission.

Contact your Guidance Counsellor for more information