St. Patrick's Catholic High School

1001 The Rapids Parkway
Sarnia, Ontario N7S 6K2

Phone: 519-332-3976 Fax: 519-383-7024

ONTARIO SCHOLARSIPS 2019 EDITION

The 2019 Edition of Ontario Scholarships is now available for immediate delivery.

The previous edition of this book became an Amazon bestseller ranking #1 in College & Education Costs and also #1 in College & University Financial Aid.

The 2019 Edition of Ontario Scholarships contains scholarship information for high school students entering 1st year at every university in Ontario. In addition, it provides detailed information on hundreds of private and corporate awards available to students.

The 2019 Edition of Scholarship also contains easy-to-understand information on OSAP as well as providing the tuition, residence and meal plan costs at all Ontario universities.

Ontario Scholarships has proven to be a valuable reference book for high school students for more than 20 years.

You can order the current edition using the order form below, or you can visit our website (www.c-g-s.ca) for online purchasing options.

 


 

SCHOLAR TREE

ScholarTree is committed to helping reduce student debt in Canada by making scholarship more accessible. Most people don’t realise how many scholarships are awarded early in the school year.  ScholarTree.ca has $997,500 worth of scholarships that are currently accepting applications.  Students can find which scholarships are best fit for them by signing up at ScholarTree.ca.

To help with students prepare and transition to post-secondary life we have launched the ScholarTree Blog.  University students write the blog because we want the information to be as relevant to current student life as possible. The main areas of focus for the blog are:

  1. Student Life: general advice and hacks
  2. Scholarship Tips
  3. Entrepreneurial Spotlight: stories about students starting their startup or not for profit
  4. How to: tips for applying and getting into prestigious programs

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Brian Fox Memorial Agriculture Scholarship

A $2500 Scholarship to encourage young people in the pursuit of education, innovation, exploration, and enthusiasm in agriculture.

Application deadline: May 31, 2018

For more information, Click Here.


Mainstreet Credit Union Scholarship

Win cash for school - 3 prizes of $1000 each.

For information, Click Here.

Application deadline:  Sunday, June 10, 2018

Apply now.

 


St. Clair Region Conservation Authority Scholarships

Graduating students who intend on continuing their education in an environmental field can apply for scholarships totalling $3000. The A.W. Campbell Memorial Scholarship will provide up to two $1000 awards; The Tony Stranak Conservation Scholarhip will provide one $500 award; and the Mary Jo Arnold Memorial Scholarship will provide one $500 award. Application deadline in May 31, 2018

For more information, Click Here.


Lambton County Historical Society Bursary

PURPOSE:

To provide assistance to a Lambton County student who is pursuing higher education at a College or University.  All applications are welcome.  First consideration will be given to students who are enrolled in History related courses or programs.

AWARD:

One bursary award of $300.00 will be give annually.

CLICK HERE for Eligibility Information.

CLICK HERE for Bursary Application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018 (to Guidance Office)

 


The Jim Stokley Scholarship is awarded to students who are extremely involved in the community. " The Jim Stokley Scholarship will be awarded to two individuals that show the same characteristics Jim himself valued. It will not simply go to the student with the highest grades, but the one with the biggest heart."

Two scholarships of $2500 are awarded each year.

Students must be attending Lambton College as a full time student in the fall.

Application deadline: May 31, 2018

For more information or to apply, Click Here.


THE EAST LAMBTON SECONDARY SCHOOL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

A minimum of three $2500 scholarships will be awarded annually.Candidates must be residents of the District of Lambton County. Applicants must have attended St. Peter Canisius ,  Brooke Central Public School or East Lambton Elementary School, or a community school for their elementary education and a secondary school in Lambton County for their two senior years.

Application:  To receive an electronic copy of the application package, simply e-mail your request and any questions you might have to Mr. S. Spring at steven.spring@lkdsb.net.  The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018.


 

Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) St. Clair Secondary Scholarship
 
Are you planning on pursuing a degree in Concurrent Education?
 
OECTA St. Clair Secondary Unit is offering a scholarship ($500) to graduating senior students. 
Students who apply must be considering the field of education at an accredited Ontario University. 
Criteria for selection will be academic achievement, volunteer work, service to community and school activities. 
Preference will be given to applicants who are applying directly into a Concurrent Education Program.
 
CLICK HERE for application
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018
 
 
 

2018 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

This year, Monsanto estimates it will provide 65 scholarships to deserving high school students across the country entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or culinary ares at a Canadian college or university. Each scholarship is valued at $1500 and will be awarded to students who meet the criteria set out in the application form.

Complete applications, including an application essay, must be post-marked no later than May 31, 2018

Visit www.monsanto.ca or see your Guidance Counsellor additional information about the application process.

 


Libro Student Awards Program

APPLY TO WIN 1 OF 31 $2,000 AWARDS!

Libro Credit Union's student award program supports youth who demonstrate outstanding commitment to their community while balancing academic success.

In 2018, Libro will be awarding 31 students across southwestern Ontario with scholarships of $2,000 each – a total investment of $62,000 in local students.

Full-time students that are residents of southwestern Ontario (postal code starts with an N) or an Owner of Libro Credit Union, age 17-25, who are enrolled in a Canadian college, university or apprenticeship programs for the 2018-2019 academic year are welcome to apply.

STUDENT AWARDS APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018 & CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 AT 11:59PM EST

Applicants will be notified by May 30

CLICK HERE for more information

CLICK HERE for Full Rules and Regulations

 


 

Stacey Levitt Memorial Award ($2500)

The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award was created in memory and celebration of Stacey’s life by her family through Parachute. This annual high school student award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals and Parachute’s overarching goal of a long life lived to the fullest, while maintaining an approach that is rooted in risk management and injury prevention.

The Levitt family awards each year's selected recipient $2,500 in funding to help them live their life to the fullest. The award could be put towards an educational endeavour, engagement in sports, or investment in a travel experience – all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey.

Online application available on our web site http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C413

Dead line March 02, 2018

 


 

Kent & Essex Mutual Insurance Company 

2018 Scholarship Program

Eligibility
  • Any student aged 19 years or younger in the year when post-secondary studies begin.
  • Student must be enrolled at an Ontario university or college as a full time student in the current year of awarding scholarship.
  • Student must be attending university or college for the first time as a first year student.

CLICK HERE for conditions and application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018


YMCA CELEBRATION OF YOUTH AWARDS

What would you do with $1000?

The YMCA Celebration of Youth Awards recognize deserving youth in Sarnia-Lambton, 17-20 years of age whose outstanding talents and achievements have made a difference in our community.  The awards focus on youth who have demonstrated leadership sensitivity to others, innovation, development of personal talents, overcoming personal challenge and service to community.  Special consideration is given to youth faced with financial barriers.

REQUIRED

  • online application
  • 500-1000 word essay
  • two references
  • current transcript

APPLY EARLY

  • Application deadline is March 9, 2018

INTERVIEWS

  • Ensure you are available weekend of April 20-21, 2018

VIDEO FILMING

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

CLICK HERE for more information.

CLICK HERE for Award Descriptions.

CLICK HERE for Application Form.

Please see your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

 


Western University believes in rewarding students’ pursuit of excellence with one of Canada’s most extensive and attractive scholarship programs. Our National Scholarship Program is designed to recognize exceptional undergraduate students who demonstrate the highest levels of academic and extracurricular achievement.

For the 2018/2019 academic year, the Western National Scholarship Program includes the following scholarships:

  • Five President’s Entrance Scholarships valued at $65,000 ($20,000 for year one, $15,000 annually for years two to four) and up to 15 at $50,000 ($10,000 annually, plus $10,000 towards first-year residence costs);
  • Three International President’s Entrance Scholarships valued at $50,000 ($10,000 annually, plus $10,000 towards first year residence costs). *These scholarships are reserved for international (visa) students (not Canadian citizens or Permanent residents of Canada);
  • Up to 15 Faculty Entrance Scholarships valued at $30,000 ($6,000 annually, plus $6,000 towards first-year residence costs);
  • Up to 39 National Scholarship Study Abroad Awards redeemable for participation in a Western approved study abroad program. Valued at $2,500 for up to 4 months (one term), $5,000 for over 4 months (more than one term);
  • One Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Award valued at $64,000 ($16,000 per academic year for a period of four years);
  • Up to 50 National Merit Awards valued at $2,000 for one year.

The on-line application for the Western National Scholarship Program and additional information including number of students each school can nominate can be found at:
http://www.registrar.uwo.ca/student_finances/scholarships_awards/national_scholarship_program.html


BURGER KING SCHOLAR

High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children in the U.S. , Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50 000 in scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 school year.

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible and be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.

Don’t miss you chance to become a Burger King scholar. Apply today!

The application period for the 2018-2019 school year is open from Oct. 15, 2017 through Dec. 15, 2017

https://bk-scholars.com/

 


Schulich Leader Scholarships

Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest and most prestigious undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships in Canada, with a value of up to $100 000 each. 

Fifty students receive this celebrated award each year. 

Learn more at SchulichLeaders.com

Interested students, please see a Guidance Counsellor before February 1st, 2018.

 


TD Scholarship for Community Leadership

If you are a community leader and a hard-working student ready for college or university, they you’re the perfect candidate.

 As a recipient of 1 of 20 TD Scholarships, you’ll get up to $10 000 for tuition and $7 500 for living expenses per year for up to four years, plus offers of summer employment at TD. 

Click Here for more information

Deadline:  November 17, 2017

 


Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

Sponsored by the Niagara Region Right to Life

Open to senior high school students Grades 11 & 12

Three awards: 1st Prize:  $1500; 2nd Prize: $800; 3rd Prize $500

Scholarship program includes writing an essay of 1500 words.

Click Here for more information

Deadline:  Postmarked NO LATER than Friday, December 1, 2017

 


Fireside Essay Scholarship

Recognizes outstanding Catholic High School seniors who are daily "Putting their Faith into Action."

Five winners will receive $1000 cash awards for writing a 750-word essay on how their religious education is influencing their lives.

Click Here for more information

Deadline:  Monday, December 4, 2017

 


Local Scholarships and Bursaries

These are the local scholarship and bursary applications that guidance counsellors referred to during the grade 12 homeroom visits in September.

PLEASE have a look at what you might be qualified to apply for!!!

  • Lambton County BURSARY Application Form (Click Here)
  • Lambton County SCHOLARSHIP Application Form (Click Here)

DEADLINE TO ST. PATRICK'S STUDENT SERVICES:  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018

NOTE:  A more detailed description of awards is available on the LKDSB web site under "Scholarships & Bursaries" (Click Here)

 


yconic Scholarship

Matching Students to Money for School

Eligibility:

The Scholarship is open to yconic members who are:

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of CAnada or international students with a valid student visa (permit must be for one year or longer)
  • 16 years old or older at the time of application
  • High school students planning to enroll in a certificate, diploma or degree program in the 2018/2019 or 2019/2020 academic year at a Canadian college, university or trade school

How to Apply:

Online at: www.yconic.com

Deadline: Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. ET

 


Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program

If integrity, determination and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to overcome adversity and succeed in life.  We help students overcome financial barriers to pursuing higher education.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be graduating high school with plans to enter a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2018 or must be CEGEP students planning to pursue a university education
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a degree at a post-secondary institution (in Quebec a three year vocational program or a two year preparatory program followed by a university degree are acceptable)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65
  • Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada
  • Be Canadian citizens

 

How to Apply:

Online at: www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships AND please see your guidance counsellor

Deadline: October 25, 2017

 


Loran Scholarship

Every year, we assess over 4000 applicants and select up to 34 promising young Canadians as Loran Scholars, based on evidence of integrity, courage, grit and a high level of person autonomy.

We provide Loran Schlars with opportunities to explore, develop and share their talents over four years of undergraduate study.  At this time, there are 121 scholars attending 19 different universities across the country.

Eligibility:

Eligibility criteria for high school students:

  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Must be 16 years of age or older as of September 1, 2018

How to Apply:

Online at: www.loranscholar.ca/apply

Deadline: October 18, 2017 (8:00 p.m. ET)

Meridian’s Commitment to Communities

Sean Jackson Scholarship

Are you a dedicated volunteer or innovative community organizer entering a post-secondary institution in 2017? If so we want to hear from you! You could be awarded a $10,000 scholarship to help fund your education!

Scholarship Information:

One student who shows an outstanding commitment to their community will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship to help them pursue their post-secondary education goals.

How to Apply:

Online at: www.meridiancu.ca/scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2017

 

 

2017 Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program

 
Monsanto Canada will provide approximately 65 scholarships to deserving high school students across the country entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or culinary arts, at a Canadian college or university.  Each scholarship is valued at $1,500.00 and will be awarded to students who meet the criteria described in the application form available at www.monsanto.ca.
 
Application Deadline:  June 15, 2017
 

 

The Maynard & Rene Walker Family Scholarship

 
A new scholarship has recently been created in hounour of Maynard and Rene Walker - two longtime residents of Point Edward.  The successful application will receive $5,000 US each year for the first two years of post-secondary education. 
 
Key criteria for identifying the winning applicant will be high school grades and contributions to the Village of Point Edward.
 
Completed applications are to be submitted to the Village Municipal Office by MAY 1, 2017.  The winning applicant will be identified and announced by June 29, 2017.
 
See your Guidance Counsellor for an application.
 
 

 

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - J & J Y Trades Scholarship

 
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Sarnia/Lambton Deanery is accepting application for the J & JY Trades Scholarship.
 
Applications are welcome from persons in need of additional financial support who are beginning studying in 2017  or who have already begun studying to see a diploma or certificate through an Ontario College.
 
There are two $1000.00 scholarships and one $500.00 scholarship.
 
Application forms are available online through the Sarnia Community Foundation at www.sarniacommunityfoundation.ca 
 
DEADLINE:  May 1, 2017 4:00 PM
 

Libro Credit Union Student Award

The Sarnia branch, along with our 30 other branches, will now have its own $2,000 student award that graduating students will be eligible for. There will no longer be an individual student award winner per High School.

 

The criteria for students:

  1. You are 17 to 25 years old and demonstrate active participation and leadership in your community. 
  2. You will be enrolled full time in a Canadian post-secondary education program, including college, university, technical institute, apprenticeship or private college, during the 2016/2017 academic year.
  3. You have a current academic average of C+ (67%) or higher.
  4. You are a resident in southwestern Ontario or an Owner of Libro Credit Union.

 

Applications open each spring and to apply, the student would go to: https://www.libro.ca/Community/StudentAwards.aspx. Once applications open, we will be sending a poster to your school to help promote the award to your students.
 
Deadline:  Wednesday, April 12, 2017
 

 

Jim Stokley Scholarship
 
 
Students who may be  attending Lambton College in the fall, may be eligible to apply for the Jim Stokley Scholarship.  Each year two $2,500.00 scholarships in honour of the late Jim Stokley are awarded.  Following is a link to this award and the application.
 
 

Burger King Scholar Program
 
High school seniors, Burger King Employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners can apply to receive up to $50,000.00 in scholarship awards.
 
For more information and to apply online:  www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/whatwedo/scholarsprogram
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 15, 2016
 
 
 

 

 
Horatio Alger Scholarship Program
 
The scholarship program provides financial assistance to students in Canada who have financial need and have exhibitied integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.
 
For more information and online application visit:  www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships
 
DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 25, 2016
 

 

 
 
 
LORAN Scholarship
 
 

Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:

  • An annual stipend of $10,000
  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings
Eligibility Criteria for High School Students
  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year.

DEADLINES:  OCTOBER 19 for school sponsored application

                       OCTOBER 26 for direct pool application

 


Studentawards.com

Are you graduating this year and planning to go to college or university?  Are you wondering how you will pay for your education?

Visit www.studentawards.com for free access to over $100 million in financial opportunities.


 


 

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 CANADA'S ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION:
CONSENT TO RECEIVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

A reminder to all parents in our school community that we will require your email address and consent to communicate electronically with you for any activities that include an exchange of money for goods or services (i.e. year book, graduation, activities etc.).   Please visit the following web site in order provide your consent.

http://www.st-clair.net/canadian-anti-spam-legislation.aspx


Tic/Lyme Disease Information

Updated Flyer


Provincial Regulations

which govern drinking water in schools and child care centre

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Bullying Prevention Plan for Safe and Mentally Healthy Schools