Scholarship Listings

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Please ensure you have watched the Scholarships Video and read the Scholarships Handbook available on the HWW website, and Student Services D2L! Monthly Scholarship Listings are posted one month in advance of due dates. If searching more then one month in advance please visit the Archives folder Student Services D2L/ Content/Scholarships or previous year monthly postings listed under Scholarship Listings on the HWW website. Don’t forget to create a profile on the sites mentioned so you can get scholarships you fit the criteria for sent directly to your inbox!

February 2022

Kin Canada Bursaries – Hal Rogers Endowment Fund

Successful applicants are chosen based on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.

72(in 2021/22) $1000 bursaries

Submit to the Kinsmen, Kinette or Kin club closest to where you live (see online list).


Deadline: February 1, 2022

Masonic Higher Education Bursary

Financial need and scholastic ability. Going into a program no less than 2 yrs in length within AB. Essays required for some awards/ ‘proof of family income’ required.

30 ($5000) across AB

1 ($5000) Engineering in AB

2 ($7000) across AB entering Pharmacy or Medicine


Deadline:  February  1, 2022

Honoring Spirit: Indigenous Student Award

Grade 10-12. Must be of First Nations, Metis or Inuit heritage, who demonstrates leadership and inspires others. Qualities of perseverance, healthy attitude, embracing cultural identity, improvement in attitude/work ethic/attendance, honesty and kindness.

Students  may  be  nominated by  other  students, teachers, principals, superintendents,  education directors, trustees, school  staff,  Elders  or  a  member  of  the  education community. See Ms. Delion, Ms. Wells or Ms. Renaud for further instructions.


Email Layla  Dumont at  or by  regular mail (see website)

Nomination deadline is Feb 1

Optimist Essay Contest

Essay Contest: Must write an essay of 700 to 800 words on the required topic. $2500

Oratorical contest: 4-5 minute speech on a required topic. $2500

Club deadline to submit to district: February 28, 2022

* Click under Who We Are/ Scholarship Contests. Check with local club well before the due dates listed. Submitted to local Optimist club.


February (check for your local district club’s deadline)

University of Alberta, Discover U of A Award* NEW*

$8,000 (up to 30) for students who have demonstrated financial challenges and barriers to attending university.

Must have applied for Admission to U of A. Receive a CCID and password from U of A to apply for scholarships. Fill out the award application via your Bear Tracks account or under the Student Awards/Apply for Awards section.


February 15, 2022

Western University – National Scholarship program

National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance (90% average plus) to candidates who demonstrate ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning, National Scholarships also recognize exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities such as the arts and athletics. A special emphasis is placed on a candidate's commitment to community service through ongoing contributions to school and community life. There are numerous scholarships available valued up to $65,000.


Must be nominated.

*Save all essays and service/involvement lists for future applications!


A copy of your online application is due to your HWW counsellor Feb 8, 2022

Your counsellor’s email address is submitted in the Nomination section

A second staff email address is given for your reference letter in the Assessor section


The scholarship committee will nominate 4 candidates

You will be notified by the school nomination deadline of Feb 14, 2022 if you are one of the nominees!



*Must have applied to Western main campus using OUAC application system- the Registration OUAC # is needed (advise to complete early)

University of Waterloo – Faculty of Math

Various ($12,000 - $25,000). Some are automatic entrance awards and some reguire an application.

Faculty Global Scholarship Application

Entrance Scholarships – submit an AIF form and write the Euclid and/ or Canadian Senior Contest


Deadline:  February 9, 2022

Other automatic entrance awards and bursaries available with later deadlines.

McGill University Entrance Scholarships

$3000-$12000, many renewable, awarded on the basis of academic achievement and outstanding leadership in school or community activities. Also check their faculty specific scholarships! Some of these are automatic and some require an application. One application is used for all major entrance awards.

Apply to McGill. Get your PIN to log in to Minerva. Go to the Major Entrance Scholarship link.


Must apply to McGIll first so start early!

Deadline:  Feb 7, 2022

McMaster University - Entrance Scholarships, Engineering

McMaster entrance scholarships are automatic based on grades however Faculty specific scholarships require an application. In Engineering ONE application is required to be considered for all entrance awards.


Application for admission required prior to this date.

Feb 18, 2022

Canadian Association of Principals Student Leadership Award

Each High School is eligible for 1 nomination. There are 12 awards, 1 per province/territory ($250). Must be a student leader in school & community, academic achievement in top 20% of your graduating class. If seeking nomination submit a 1 page chart to your counsellor by Feb 16, 2022 explaining how you meet the above criteria. (point form is fine, we will print your transcript to go along with the chart)

    If nominated you will complete an application to be postmarked by March 1.


If you are the nominee you will be notified by Feb 22 so that you can complete the application and have it postmarked by Mar 1, 2022.

Burns Memorial Fund:  Senator Patrick Burns Legacy Scholarship

$2500. For students applying to post-secondary with financial need. If living at home the most recent ‘Notice of Assessment’ is required; if living independently supply documents indicating monthly income. Transcript. Extracurricular/volunteer work recommended.

To apply, applicants must submit a completed application form to their counsellor; counsellor will complete a recommendation form and fax in by the last day of the month!


Due to your guidance counsellor March 1, 2022

Cadillac Fairview Youth of Distinction Awards

Students can be nominated for the following:

 Advocacy, Arts & Culture, Environmental, Leadership, Peer Support, Perseverance, Sportsmanship, and Volunteerism. Applicants must be Age 12-18.

 This is not monetary award/ recognition only!

Students should ask an adult who knows them well to complete the online nomination form.(ie, teacher, coach, group leader)


Email contact:

January 2022

University of Alberta Scholastic Distinction and Major Entrance (ie Leadership, Enriched Scholar (IB))

Scholastic Distinction up to $50,000. (95%) Leadership up to $20,000. (80%)

See website for criteria. Must apply for admission (2-3 days later receive a CCID and password) and then access the scholarship application via your BearTracks account


Deadline: January 12, 2022

Schulich School of Engineering – Diversity Champions in Engineering Awards, U of C

Entrance scholarships ($4,000 each).  The Diversity Champions in Engineering scholarships are provided to students entering their first year of study at the Schulich School of Engineering, who are committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in engineering. These awards are intended to increase the participation and inclusion of under-represented groups in engineering and support student success. 

***Not to be confused with Schulich Leader Scholarships (See JAN posting below)


Deadline: January 30, 2022

STEAM Horizon Awards

For Gr 12 students pursuing education in Sci, Tech, Eng, Arts, Math. 80% + average. Recognized for past accomplishments in areas such as science fairs, coding, invention, interactive art, volunteer work, etc. Are you described as a leader, innovator, ambitious, determined?

$25,000 (5+ awards, 2 of these for indigenous youth) Application form; 2 letters of support; transcript; video clip.


Deadline: January 14, 2022

UBC Vancouver/Okanogan. International Students

Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, intellectual promise, extra-curricular and community involvement. Up to $40,000


Deadline: January 15, 2022

Schulich Leader Scholarships

Awarded up to $100,000 (up to 100 Awards). Prestigious national recognition. Access to summer jobs/internships from top Canadian employers. Selected by one of twenty partner universities to be a Schulich Leader. Must be nominated by the school (1 at HWW)

Must be entrepreneurial-minded and pursue a career in Scientific Research, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Business Enterprise. *A Schulich leader nominee is not pursuing a career in Medicine or Medical Research, is not intending to become a Professor or conduct theoretical research, is not focused on activism (environmental/political/societal).

Must be a Cdn Citizen or permanent resident. Must enrol at one of the many partner Universities. Must possess the following criteria:

· academic excellence AND

· leadership, charisma, creativity

· * strong consideration given to financial need

Must submit 1-2 page outline to your counsellor by January 20, 2022 RE: how you meet the following criteria: 

1. Academic Excellence

2. Entrepreneurial Leadership in Scientific Research, Tech, Engineering, or Business

3. Financial Need (if applicable)

4. Outline your top achievements, academic or other.

5. Please include the Universities and faculties you are applying to.

Point form, paragraphs, or any creative way you choose to explain how you meet the criteria.


Deadline: Jan 20, 2022

Nomination (1 HWW student) by school: January 26, 2022.

Nominee must complete the online application by Feb 16, 2022.

University of Guelph Major Scholarships

Scholarships valued at $42,500 each. President’s(9), Chancellor’s(2), etc

Students entering a degree program with a minimum 90% admission average who have made significant leadership contributions to their schools and/or communities.

Must apply first to University of Guelph.


Deadline: January 25, 2022

McGill University Entrance Scholarships

$3000-$12000, many renewable, awarded on the basis of academic achievement and outstanding leadership in school or community activities

Apply to McGill. Do not wait to be admitted! Get your PIN to log in to Minerva. Go to the Major Entrance Scholarship link.


Deadline: Feb 7, 2022

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