External Awards

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.

Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund

The Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund provides educational bursaries to students who demonstrate serious financial need and who have completed their high school requirements in publicly-funded secondary schools located in the City of Hamilton. Students must be in attendance at an approved college or university in Canada or, for specialized programs, in the United States. If warranted by continuing need and satisfactory progress, the award may be repeated in subsequent years. This bursary fund is generally intended to assist students enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies, although part-time or postgraduate studies may be considered.

Deadline: February 1 and October 1  
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Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship"

To assist students in reducing their tuition fee burden and collect their smart ways of saving money, couponbirds started the Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship program. The most sparkling idea and response will be drawn to present at our site and rewarded with prize.

Deadline: October 21, 2017  
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Fittous Scholarship

This scholarship is dedicated to full-time students who are currently enrolled in universities, colleges or high schools and who are committed to living a healthy lifestyle. Create an infographic about health, fitness or nutrition with a short 300-500 word essay explaining the infographic or research and create a 750-1000 words piece of content surrounding a topic within the fitness, health or wellbeing space.

Deadine: July 31, 2017  
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Gaspard Keep Canada Green Scholarship Contest

At Gaspard, we are proud of our Canadian heritage. We are also extremely proud of our Canadian youth. After all, what good is a great country without bright and ambitious young contributors to help nurture and grow its magical legacy? Gaspard is once again hosting a cross-Canada online scholarship contest worthy of the imagination and intelligence of our environmentally savvy students. It is our way to help you succeed and to contribute to a happier and healthier world.

Deadline: April 7, 2017  
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HDDmag Scholarship Program

Aspiring to spread the word, we are opening our annual HDDmag scholarship program to young creative minds, who share the same passion with us. Our scholarship program is open to all students because you don’t have to be an expert with years of experience in storage field to create value to our readers. Everyone willing to apply can do some research, learn something new, write a good essay and win the scholarship award.

Deadline: June 1, 2017  
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Indspire Awards

Indspire disburses bursaries and scholarships through its Building Brighter Futures program to Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs. Since 1985, Indspire has disbursed bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students. It is the largest funder for Indigenous education outside of the federal government.

Deadlines: Multiple  
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Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship

Montem Outdoor Gear understands the importance of learning and practicing healthy habits. We have created the Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship for high school, undergraduate or postgraduate students who are committed to a lifetime of healthy habits to receive a $1,500 award.

Deadline: March 31, 2017 & September 30, 2017  
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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: www.DisabilityAwards.ca.

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.

Outdoor Hobbyist Scholarship Program

Write a 500 to 1500 words essay about the importance of having an outdoor hobby. However, it should not be just about any story. It should emphasize the importance and benefits of going outdoors and should be valuable enough to help raise awareness.

Deadline: November 30, 2017
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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

Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Bursary Assistance Program - $500

This bursary program is designed to assist students entering or pursuing their postsecondary education, including courses and programs of a technical and vocational nature, outside of and beyond secondary school. Approved bursary assistance is not based upon scholastic standing but rather on the successful admission status to a postsecondary institution or successful completion of one or more years leading to a recognized degree, diploma or certificate.
Application forms are available from the Canadore College Financial Aid Office.

Note: This opens in September of each year and closes on the last Friday of March.

Runabees Scholarship

Students are to choose a topic in the area of running, fitness or sports which interests them and write a 800-1,000 word essay.

Deadline: April 15, 2017   
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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  
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Sole Door Cooking Scholarship

We want your text! Send us your story between 1000 and 2000 words about cooking recipes or tips in which you emphasize the importance of a healthy diet and promote a healthy lifestyle through cooking. Keep in mind that your story must impress us enough so we are forced to give you the prize. We are looking for original and creative papers that strive with interest and burst with positive energy. Speak up and let us enjoy your inner voice!

Deadline: June 30, 2017   
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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.