HDSB Scholarship Website

The Halton District School Board has created a dedicated website for accessing all financial resources to help pay for post-secondary education. This includes:

  • scholarships

  • bursaries

  • OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)

  • scholarship/bursary search engines and servies

What You Need To Know About Scholarships

This video presentation from myBlueprint is hosted by Scholarship Coach Janet MacDonald of and discusses the following:

  • find and apply to more scholarships (and in less time)

  • write the best possible application

  • win multiple scholarships!

Early Deadline Scholarships

Most scholarship deadlines are in winter/spring. Note, there are some early deadlines for:

    • Loran Scholarship

    • U of T National Book Award

    • TD Scholarship for Community Leadership

    • Queen’s University Major Admissions Awards - must have applied to Queen’s University via OUAC earlier

    • Schulich Leader Scholarship

    • Western University National Scholarship Program

For scholarships that require a nomination from the home high school, you must contact your Guidance Counsellor to receive the GDHS Scholarship Nomination Form. Completed forms are due back to your counsellor 14 calendar days before the scholarship deadline.

Highlighted Scholarships


Ontario Student Assistance Program logo

What is OSAP? How does it work?

This Slideshow was presented by Sheridan College Financial Aid Office to students/parents at the GDHS OSAP and Scholarship Presentation on April 28, 2021.

Scholarship Search Databases

Interested in making the scholarship search process a bit easier? Consider making a profile on a Scholarship Search Database such as:

LGBTQ+ Scholarships

This is an alphabetical list of LGBTQ focused scholarships, awards and bursaries available for those studying in Canada. Some information may have changed. This may not be an exhaustive list. For more information, please contact the grant-making organization.

Alternative sources of funding

This ​PowerPoint is provided by and It provides valuable information about how to close the funding gap for post-secondary education.