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. 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:


Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship


The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing. Unlike most scholarships which require a simple essay and "good luck" to win, the Lead Roster scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas! Students applying must submit the URL of a video they've uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that you feel will compell us to choose your entry as long as it has "Lead Roster Scholarship" in the title and is publicly viewable.

Deadline: December 15, 2016    Learn more


Manualbirds Video Scholarship Program

The Manualbirds $500 Scholarship Program ("Program") is designed according to part of our commitment to support aspiring students. This program aims to provide financial assistance to students from around the world to help them continue higher education and live a better life in college.

Deadline: February 27, 2017   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


The Robert E. Oliver Award

Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) is the industry's not-for-profit self-regulatory body committed to maintaining community confidence in advertising. ASC awards one $1500 scholarship annually to a full-time post-secondary student who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, enrolled in an undergraduate Advertising and/or Marketing program at a Canadian college and is committed to pursuing a career in advertising or marketing in Canada. Upon completing the application, please return to your Program Coordinator. Please see attachment for full details and requirements.

Deadline: February 25, 2017   Learn more


The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship Program


The scholarship is open to all your full-time students, as well as to high school seniors that you may have awarded acceptance letters for the 2017 academic year. All applicants will get a chance to win $2000 that will be used to cover academic expenses including, but not limited to, tuition fees, books, laptops, and other equipment. The three winners with the best applications will be selected and awarded $2000 each to cover the aforementioned expenses. 

Deadline: April 30, 2017   Learn more


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.