Financial Aid

External Scholarships

External organizations also provide assistance to our students. Students are encouraged to apply for these external awards, scholarships and/or bursaries. Application procedures and deadlines are specific to each one of these awards, so please confirm these details prior to applying.


AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 to students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution for the Fall semester of 2016. The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is a competitive bursary.
Deadline: June 1, 2016   Learn more

Bill 7 Award LGBTQ Scholarship

The Bill 7 Award is a charitable trust that awards scholarships to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer and two-spirited students that are residents in Ontario.Any student who identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer or two-spirited, who demonstrates a financial need and who is attending or accepted by a post-secondary educational institution in Ontario to pursue their first post-secondary program of study may apply.
Deadline: August 5, 2016   Learn more

Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship

 The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario is now accepting applications for the Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship.  This program is open to Ontario residents only who have the medical conditions spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

Deadline: April 2016   Learn more


End Distracted Driving Scholarship

McKiggan Hebert Lawyers is pleased to announce the 2016 End Distracted Driving Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essayby the deadline.

Deadline: May 31, 2016   Learn more


FormsBirds Scholarship Contest

FormsBirds would like to host this scholarship contest and help as far as possible outstanding students to complete their college education and lead a better life. Winner of the contest will receive a one-time $500 scholarship. You need to compose a 500-1000 word essay only eligible in the form of Word or PDF and send it to telling about Would you often use forms in daily life? What convenience forms have brought to you? In addition, you’re also required to include your full name, email address, mailing address, country, city, phone number, college name, college website, major in college and year of graduation during the submission. 

Deadline: August 31, 2016   Learn more


Gordon Cardy Hospitality / Culinary Award

 If you are a College or University student currently enrolled in a hospitality, culinary, oenology or winery program in Ontario check out our awards and apply. An Ontario Hostelry Institute award will be a valuable and prestigious addition to your resume. Completed applications must be mailed or couriered to our office at 300 Adelaide Street East, #339, Toronto ON  M5A 1N1 (emails and faxes will not be accepted).

Deadline:  Friday, April 29, 2016.  Learn more Working Parent College Scholarship Program

Are you a parent trying to balance work while attending university or some other higher learning institution? - See more at:

Are you a parent trying to balance work while attending unviersity or some other higher learning institution? Earn $1,000 to help offset the costs of gong to college!
Requirement: 600 to 1000 word essay: Discuss your experience as a parent working your way through school and explain three pieces of advice you would give to someone in a similar situation.

Deadline: December 10, 2016   Learn more Working Parent College Scholarship Program - See more at:


Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2016 

 The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at Toronto Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility) disabilities, who wish to pursue an education in their chosen field of study. The award(s) will be derived from the annual income of the Fund, and the total amount may vary in amount from year to year.  Awarded scholarships range from $500 - $3,000 with a maximum amount set at $5,000.

Deadline: April 22, 2016   Learn more


Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund

This national sport studies scholarship is intended to stimulate thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport. It was established in 2014 by Lyle Makosky to help support the work of the True Sport Foundation (TSF) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport. The fund’s capital is held and invested by the Community Foundation of Ottawa and annual earnings are used by the TSF to support financial awards in the area of values and ethics in sport.

Deadline: April 30, 2016   Learn more


National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) Financial Aid Portal

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is pleased to announce the availability of its new financial aid portal for students with disabilities:

With the support of the Canada Student Loan Program and the Office for Disability Issues, NEADS has developed a site containing over 300 scholarships, awards and bursaries specifically for post-secondary students with disabilities.


Parts Canada Trans Can Entrance Awards

Awarded to a student entering Canadore College in his or her first year of a Skilled Trades program, who participated in or attended that year’s Parts Canada Trans Can at Walton Raceway. Value $1,000.00


NOTE: The list of scholarships and bursaries was accurate at time of publishing. Canadore College reserves the right to modify or revoke awards without prior notice.