Scholarships & Awards

 Scholarships! ($$$$)

Attention Grade 12 students! There are many opportunities to earn some extra money as you transition to the next level – book an appointment with your Counsellor and find out what opportunities wait for YOU!

Best of luck to all of our students!

Sites/ Resources you Need:

Key websites to access for information:

  • Fill in your profile and be matched to scholarships in their database
  • OSAP – estimate how much money you will be eligible for through OSAP
  • Use Aeroplan or TD Points from the Travel Rewards Program to help pay for your education through HigherEdPoints
  • – various listings of college, university and institutional scholarships sorted into various groupings such as:
    top ranking universities, categories i.e. high school seniors, women, etc.), by deadline, by province
  • – created by students for students. Their goal is to help all Canadian Students find external scholarships in Canada.
  • – The “dosomething” website listed has a particular emphasis on social justice and related causes, as opposed to academics.
  • Government of Canada Student Financial Assistance homepage
  • – 100% free to students, where scholarships are updated everyday


  • einfo – links to individual university scholarships/awards/bursaries available for Ontario
  • – links and information on numerous scholarships (this is the site for

Also – Consult the Student Services BINDER in Student Services !


Please ensure that you do your research for the various University and local scholarships regarding criteria, nomination procedures(if required), and application deadlines as these do vary. For University deadlines see Then click on the FINANCE tab to search for individual major university scholarships. For local scholarships, check here regularly for updates and listen to morning announcements.

Some scholarships will require a school nomination. Scholarships that do require a school nomination for example are: The Loran Scholarship, The University of Toronto National Scholarship, and the Queen’s Chancellor/Quarms scholarship and the like. Holy Trinity reserves the right to select a candidate that best meets the scholarship criteria. Potential nominees are asked to speak with their counsellor to start the process one month prior to a major scholarship deadline for consideration.

New!! 2018/2019 Scholarship Information:

*** Disclaimer *** – While we do have access to some scholarships that are sent directly to HT, we do not have access to ALL available scholarships. We recommend that students use the apps / websites above to research additional scholarships that they would qualify for. We would be happy to assist with this, if needed.

Date School Received Information Name of Scholarship Important Information Deadline
Sept 10, 2018 Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs Offers financial assistance to students in need who show integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Student must be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Student must be graduating in the spring/summer and attending a bachelor program next fall. Minimum average of 65% required. Online registration required. October 25, 2018
Website Link
Sept 10, 2018 Loran Scholars Foundation Based on character, service, and leadership.

Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000. Each Loran Award includes:

·         An annual stipend of $10,000

·         A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities

·         Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader

·         Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors

·         An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park

·         Annual retreats and scholar gatherings

Nomination packages are available in Student Services and are due to Mrs. Favero by Thursday October 4th by 3pm.  Students who do not wish to be sponsored can apply to the “direct pool” (deadline October 24th). Please view their website for more information and online application:

·         The Loran Award Overview

·         Loran Scholar Activity Record

October 17, 2018
Website Link
Sept. 25, 2018 Schulich Leader Scholarships Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest and most prestigious undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships in Canada, with a value of $100, 000 each. Fifty students receive this award each year. Applications are online and needed to be completed and submitted Ms. Latimer by January 11, 2019 by 3pm. January 30, 2019
Website Link
September 24, 2018 National Scholarship from the University of Guelph The University of Guelph offers 12 scholarships valued at $42,000 each and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of Guelph’s leading professors. These scholarships reward top students from across the nation and recognize academic excellence, innovation, community and school engagement and leadership. Students must achieve a minimum of 90% admission average to apply.

Students are required to submit the on-line application, no later than January 25, 2019, that will be comprised of (1) the student information data (application form); (2) a letter from the student applicant; (3) a biographical listing of the applicant’s school and community engagement and leadership for the past three years;(4) two letters of reference;(5) for students attending a high school outside of Ontario, an official transcript.

For students who would like their guidance counsellor to help with this application our deadline is Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by 3 pm.

January 25, 2019
Website link
September 23, 2018 National Scholarship from the University of Toronto National Scholarship application is open all interested Canadian Citizens and permanent residents who will be ready to begin university study in September 2019. The selection of National Scholars is based on superior academic performance, original and creative thought and exceptional extra-curricular achievement in a broad context.  Applications to be done online and submitted no later than November 1, 2018.

If you would like some assistance with your application, the Student Services deadline is October 17. 2018.

November 1, 2018
Website link


October 15, 2018 TD Scholarships for Community Leadership Each scholarship includes four years of tuition at any approved university or college in Canada, up to a maximum of $10 000 per year; $7 500 per year towards living expenses/ and offers of summer employment. To be eligible, students must be in their last year of high school (outside of Quebec) or in their last year of CEGEP (in Quebec). The key criterion is outstanding community leadership. Students can download application or apply directly online at The website also highlights the achievements of last year’s scholarship recipients. The final deadline for receipt of applications is November16, 2018.  
  Website Link


November 7/18 Queen’s University Chancellor Scholarship There is an opportunity for 3 Holy Trinity students to be nominated for the Queen’s Chancellor ‘s Scholarship.

Criteria: OUAC application completed by November 20

Superior academic ability

Creative and original thinking

Proven leadership qualities

High school nomination


If student want to be considered their applications need to be completed and handed into Student Services by November 20th, 2018        The Queen’s  deadline for these nominations is           December 1, 2018  



The Major Award Application is submitted online through your Queen’s SOLUS Student Centre!


November 7/18 Queen’s Accelerated Route to Medical School  (QUARMS) Candidates Criteria: must be nominated for a Chancellor’s Scholarship

Only one Chancellor nominee may be selected as a QuARMS candidate from with each school’s respective nominee guidelines

High School Grades need to be 90% or better

If student want to be considered their applications need to be completed and handed into Student Services by November 20th, 2018        The Queen’s  deadline for these nominations is           December 1, 2018  
  Website The Major Award Application is submitted online through your Queen’s SOLUS Student Centre!