Big money up for grabs this winter
Scholarship funds are often set up by businesses and non-profits to encourage change, whether it’s more women in engineering, more Canadians in business abroad or more inclusion for disabled people in the workplace. Here are five such awards that undergraduates can apply for now.
Women in Defence and Security gives away thousands each year to female students interested in national defence and security. Awards are based on academics, participation in certain activities, and more. Applicants must have passed year three. The deadline is Nov. 30.
The Canadian Youth Environmental Leadership Scholarship will be given to two students in their second or third years of university who best combine academic achievement and public environmental service. The prizes are $5,000 and summer employment at Cenovus Energy, The Delphi Group, ARC Resources or a similar organization. The deadline to apply is Nov. 30.
The BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarships are $5,000 awards for students with disabilities. Applicants must be undergraduates studying business, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline. The fund prefers candidates interested in work in capital markets or financial services. The deadline is Dec. 16th.
The Vale Undergraduate Scholarships in Engineering are three $10,000 annual awards for women in their first three years of study who plan to go into mining. The deadline is Jan. 4, 2013.
The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation offers five $5,000 scholarships each year to Canadian women in their first three years of studying engineering. The deadline is Jan. 11, 2013.
Export Development Canada offers 30 International Business Scholarships annually worth $4,000 each. They’re for undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing careers or more schooling in international business. Up to five go to for students in programs that combine business with environmental studies. The deadline is Feb. 4, 2013.
In your final year of high school? If so, here are four awards that you might consider.