Scholarships Slideshow

This slideshow overviews the following:

What You Need To Know About Scholarships

This 2023 video presentation from myBlueprint discusses how to:

Early Deadline Scholarships

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

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. 

HDSB Specific Scholarships

GDHS Specific 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. Awards and scholarships are generously donated by community members and organizations.

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 Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Successful students will be notified by HDSB email prior to the end of the school year and will be recognized during the Class of 2024 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.

Highlighted Scholarships

BIPOC  Scholarships

2SLGBTQIA+  Scholarships

This is an alphabetical list of 2SLGBTQIA+ 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. 


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What is OSAP? How does it work?

These slideshows were presented by Sheridan College Financial Aid Office to students/parents at the GDHS OSAP and Scholarship Presentation on April 17, 2024.

Scholarship Search Databases

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

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. 

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: