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:
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 mycampusGPS.ca 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 (Oct. 15, 2020) - GDHS nomination form due date extended to Friday, October 9th, 2020
U of T National Book Award (Oct. 22, 2020),
TD Scholarship for Community Leadership (Nov. 13 2020),
Queen’s University Major Admissions Awards (Dec. 1, 2020) - must have applied to Queen’s University via OUAC no later than Nov 20,
Schulich Leader Scholarship (Jan 27, 2021)
Western University National Scholarship Program (TBD; historically mid-Feb)
For scholarships that require a nomination from the home high school, you must contact Mr. Presutti (presuttir) to receive the GDHS Scholarship Nomination Form. Completed forms are due back to Mr. P 14 calendar days before the scholarship deadline.
Local scholarships and bursaries in the Georgetown area
Canadian Federation of University Women (Georgetown Chapter): applicants must demonstrate involvement in both school and community activities and who are enrolling in first year of post-secondary study (up to $1,000)
Georgetown Soccer Club Eustace Collins Scholarship ($500; due May 31 annually): Scholarships will be awarded by the Georgetown Soccer Club to a successful male and female applicant who, for at least three years, has played with a Georgetown Soccer Club team and is currently participating in soccer in some capacity, this may be as a player, referee, coach or other volunteer position
Halton Learning Foundation Scholarships for HDSB students (generally due April-May; see specific scholarships for detailed information and criteria)
John Elliott Award: applicants must show community effort in performing arts, course selection in the arts or music, and an interest in the performing arts.
Wellington-Halton District Community College/Trade School Award ($500 towards college or trade school)
Zach Sutherland and Kaya Firth Resiliency Scholarship ($2,500 toward education at university, college, or trade program for youth who have shown resilience following adversity in their lives).
Scholarship Search Databases
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.