Scholarships

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 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

OSAP

Ontario Student Assistance Program logo

What is OSAP? How does it work?

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 www.scholarshipscanada.com and www.higheredpoints.com. It provides valuable information about how to close the funding gap for post-secondary education.