Scholarships - school nominated

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE NOT THE VALEDICTORY SCHOLARSHIPS

These are scholarships that require students to submit a nominated scholarship request form (attached on this page) by the posted deadline to be considered for nomination.

Scholarships noted below have an in-school Hugh Boyd deadline for students to submit the form. This provides staff time to make a decision, which in turn allows the nominated student time to gather requisite materials to make a formal submission to the scholarship. The completed form must be submitted in person to our Career Advisor, Ms. Jones.

Students interested in nominations are required to review the criteria of each scholarship carefully prior to submitting a nominated scholarship request form.  Details can be found on the link provided for each scholarship.

LORAN SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM DEADLINES 2019/20:

Wed. Oct 2, 2019 (noon) – In-School deadline for sponsorship request to be received by Boyd.  

(Visit Boyd's website under "Students", "Grade12", "Scholarships Nominated" for more information and the online form).  

It is the responsibility of the student to make sure Ms Jones, the Career Advisor, has received the form before the above stated deadline.

Deadlines for COMPLETED application, including all uploads and forms, to be received by Loran:

-Sponsored Nomination Deadline:  OCT 17/19

-Direct Pool Deadline:  OCT 24/19

Loran Awards - Open to students applying to a university program.  Up to 36 available and valued at $100,000 over four years.  Each award includes an annual stipend of $10,000, a matching tuition waiver, access to funding and internships through their summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums and mentorship opportunities.  Additional one-time Finalist and Provincial awards are also available.  

Instructions for Applicants:

-Review the information carefully at:  loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar.  

-The application is entirely online:  apply.loranscholar.ca

-As part of the online application process students must indicate if they are seeking sponsorship from their school.  Each high school may sponsor up to 3 candidates.  Note:  If you do not receive sponsorship from your school, your application will automatically be considered in the direct pool.

-You will need to request a reference from a teacher, community member, or someone else who is familiar with your activities.  Note:  The letter and sponsorship confirmation must be complete by the application deadline.  They can only be completed after you have finished your section of the application.  Make sure that your reference writer and sponsor are given ample time to complete their portions of the application before the deadline.  

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all elements of the application are submitted on time.  

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

Mon. Oct 7, 2019 (noon) - In-School deadline for sponsorship request to be received by Boyd. 

Book Award Program recognizes and rewards the very best Canadian secondary school students, regardless of which university those students choose to attend. These are students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. They excel in academic pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities. It is not necessary that the student intend to apply for admission to the University of Toronto.  Students must be a Canadian secondary school student intending to begin university the following year and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected persons.  Award recipients receive a National Book Award recognizing their achievements, and as a symbol of their academic potential. It is a non-monetary award. The book will be presented to the student at their secondary school graduation ceremony at the end of the school year.  It is not necessary that the student intend to apply for admission to the University of Toronto. 

Schools must submit their nomination forms to U of T by Oct 17/19.   

See website for more details, https://www.future.utoronto.ca/content/national-book-award

Students nominated for this award are invited to submit an application to the UofT National Scholarship Program:  http://www.future.utoronto.ca/content/national-scholarship-program​.  National Scholarship Application Deadline is Oct 24/19.

QUEENS UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARSHIP

Wed. Oct 30, 2019 (noon) - In-School deadline for sponsorship request to be received by Boyd.

The Queen’s University Chancellor Scholarship In-School Nomination Deadline – Students must be nominated for this award.  Each school may nominate up to 3 students.  For school nomination consideration be sure to see your In-school Scholarship Representative for instructions on how to submit a request for nomination form by the in-school deadline.  In order to allow enough time to access the online Major Admission Award Application (MAA), Queen’s is strongly recommending out-of-province students apply to Queens via OUAC no later than Nov 20/19 to ensure you gain access to SOLUS to submit your MAA application by Dec 1/19.  For scholarship details and to see if you qualify, visit:  http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards

SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM DEADLINES 2019/20:

Wed. Jan 14, 2020 (noon) - In-School deadline for sponsorship request to be received by Boyd.

Schulich Leader Scholarships are entrance scholarships awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) programs at one of the 20 Canadian partner universities. In order to become a Schulich Leader and receive the scholarship, you must first be selected/nominated by your high school as the Schulich Leader Nominee. Only one student is selected per school.  Awards ~ 25 at $100,000 for engineering ~ 25 at $80,000 for science, technology or mathematics.  Eligibility Criteria

• Graduate from high school in the 2018/2019 academic year 

• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident 

• Be entrepreneurial-minded and plan to enroll in STEM at one of the partner universities 

• Meet at least two of the following criteria: 

◦ Academic excellence ◦ Leadership (community, business or entrepreneurial) 

◦ Financial need 

• Not planning a career as a medical practitioner. 

For more details visit, http://www.schulichleaders.com/frequently-asked-questions

CMOLIK TCF SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE 2019/20:

Fri. Jan 17, 2020 (noon) - In-School deadline for sponsorship request to be received by Boyd.

The Cmolik Foundation awards scholarships to youth who have faced adversity in their lives and demonstrated tenacity. 

School nomination is required before applying. For nomination consideration, submit your Nomination Form to Ms Jones, Career Advisor, by noon on Fri. Jan 17, 2020.

The signed Cmolik Nomination Form and Online Application Form are due to the Cmolik Foundation by the FEB 7/20 deadline.

In order to be eligible for a TCF Scholarship, applicants must:

-Be a current resident of BC

-Have lived in Canada for at least 7 years,

-Be in Grade 12 or a recent secondary school graduate

-Have demonstrated financial need

-Have faced adversity

-Plan to be a full-time student

-Be ineligible for the BC Tuition Waiver Program (for former youth in care)

-Use funding for a post-secondary institution, trade or college, and

-Be endorsed by their school principal

One nomination per school unless prior permission received

For complete details and forms visit:  https://www.thecmolikfoundation.com/scholarships/

BC EXCELLENCE AWARD

Wed. Feb 5, 2020 (noon) - In-School deadline for sponsorship request to be received by Boyd.

Winners demonstrate service and leadership, both at school and in their communities and show aptitude and commitment to their chosen career paths. Award amount is a $5,000 scholarship voucher to use towards post-secondary tuition.

School nomination is needed in order to apply for this scholarship. Only one student from each school may be nominated. Submit your School Scholarship Form to Ms Jones (Career Advisor) by Feb 5, 2020. Nomination is confirmed by having your school principal sign and date the BC Excellence Nomination Form.​ The completed online application and signed Nomination Form are due into BC Excellence by the Feb 28, 2020 deadline.

For complete details and to apply visit:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/scholarships/provincial-scholarships/bc-excellence-scholarships

Nomination form for schools to sign: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/kindergarten-to-grade-12/support/awards/bc_excellence_nomination_form.pdf

(Note: Students cannot win both the BC Excellence Award and The Pathway to Teachers Education Scholarship)