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 January 2022 video presentation from myBlueprint is presented 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

    • 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

GDHS Graduating Student Awards and Scholarships

GDHS distributes a number of awards and scholarships each year to graduating students. Students are able to nominate themselves for consideration of these awards.

The GDHS Awards Committee will review all graduating student nominations to determine these school-based award recipients. To nominate yourself for consideration, please complete the self-nomination form:

This form is open for submission until Monday, May 2, 2022.

Successful students will be notified by HDSB email prior to the end of the school year and will be recognized during the Class of 2022 Celebration Ceremony. Some awards have financial prizes; winners of financial amounts will be expected to write a thank-you card to the community donor that provided the award. Contact information will be provided in the congratulations email.

If you have specific questions, please contact your Guidance Counsellor.

OSAP

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 13, 2022.

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.