There are many resources available which can provide to be valuable in the search for financial aid options, ranging from scholarship and awards opportunities, to grant and bursary funding.
Please refer to the following links for specific information on each program. These links are managed and maintained by the individual orgranizations, and are not managed nor the responsibility of Wilfrid Laurier University.
The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Grand Valley Chapter is proud to recognize the value of student development through studies in the field of Human Resources Management. For this reason, the HRPA Grand Valley Chapter sponsors scholarships to recognize and reward academic excellence and a commitment to the Human Resources Profession. Click here for complete details on this program.
The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Grand Valley Chapter is proud to recognize the value of student development through studies in the field of Human Resources Management. For this reason, the HRPA Grand Valley Chapter sponsors scholarships to recognize and reward academic excellence and a commitment to the Human Resources Profession.
Click here for complete details on this program.
There are a number of programs available through Zonta International: http://www.zonta.org/
Specifically for the Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter, there is the Zonta Club, Kitchener-Waterloo:
They administer the Jane M Klausman, Women in Business Scholarship:
Through the Youth Education Program, EDC helps build the capacity of the next generation of business leaders by awarding scholarships to Canadian students with a demonstrated interest in international business.
Click here to go directly to this link on the website for Export Development Canada.
ELIGIBILITY: Any female student entering their first year at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo Campus)
VALUE: $150 Bookstore gift certificate
AWARD DEADLINE: October 3, 2011
DESCRIPTION: Alpha Phi Women's Fraternity believes in good moral character, loyalty, good citizenship and living in harmony with others. At Wilfrid Laurier's Alpha Phi chapter, Iota Theta, we value five core pillars: Sisterhood, Scholarship, Social, International and Philanthropy. Alpha Phi is a network for scholastic support and social satisfaction through scholarship programs and monthly scholastic challenges. Alpha Phi encourages the formation of strong friendships and bonds between members that last a lifetime. The Alpha Phi Foundation supports leadership development programs, scholarships and forget-me-not grants for members in financial need. The Iota Theta chapter contributes to the Alpha Foundation through various charity events held throughout the school year. This contribution helps to support St. Mary's Hospital in Kitchener and helps to raise money and awareness for Women's Cardiac Care.
HOW TO APPLY: Describe in 250-500 words how you exemplify the pillars of Alpha Phi by using examples from your daily life, philanthropic involvement, and extra curricular activities. You will also be required to submit a photograph that best represents how you exemplify one of Alpha Phi's pillars acompanied by a descriptive caption. Submissions will only be accepted if e-mailed/mailed before midnight or post marked prior to October 3, 2011. Please send your response to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to:
Karra Getin - Vice President of Member Recruitment
33 Ezra, Unit 24
Waterloo, ON. Canada. N2L 3A9
There are a number of scholarship programs available through the Grand River Conservation Foundation. Click here to link to their homepage.
Scholarships Canada is a search engine, to aid in your search of available external scholarship and award opportunities. This resource is constantly updated, and can provide valuable information on a large number of funding options.
Click here to go to the Scholarships Canada website.
This is a valuable search engine, which will provide a link to a large number of scholarship and award opportunities.
Click here to go directly to their website.
This resource is a general resource to help to connect the student to the resources of a specific school, and provide an overview of possible resources which may be available to them.
Click here to go directly to the website for SchoolFinder.com.
Established in 2009, the 1800wheelchair.ca scholarship awards two $500 scholarship each year.
Please note : There is no formal application, all the information (re; essay requirement) is online. There is no requirement in terms physical disability or ability. All applications are welcome.
Click here to go directly to their website.
There are many resources which are available for students with Disabilities.
The National Educational Association for Disabled Students (NEADS) website provides an overview on a large number of valuable resources. Click here to go directly to their website.
Disabilityawards.ca is a search engine which can help in the search of available scholarship and awards opportunities. Click here to go directly to their website.
The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation works to raise awareness of the increasingly important role that philanthropy plays in providing support for community initiatives.
Click here to go to their website.
The Gunn Award for the best historical essay on International Migration in Canada is an interdisciplinary award, and will therefore consider papers from any discipline in the social sciences and humanities (e.g. sociology, political science, global studies, history, communication studies, etc.) that addresses international migration in Canada from a historical perspective. The award is national and will accept applications from graduating fourth year students and graduate students enrolled in Canadian Universities, in either French or English, from across the country. The paper will be reviewed by a committee made up of IMRC and CIHS associates/members. The award will be conferred jointly by the IMRC and CIHS and will be given out annually in the fall.
Please find more information here.
- Recruit 20 blood donors, including 5 new donors to qualify
- Donations from June 1-September 3rd, 2012
- Open to Grade 11, 12, Post secondary students
Contact Tara Gutscher at email@example.com
Established in 2007 to honor the creative legacy and spirit of the late James Lee, the JLF Scholarship is open to emerging non-professional creative talent from across Canada looking to enter the advertising industry.
A scholarship of up to $5000 will be awarded on the basis of the portfolio that demonstrates the most original thinking and craftsmanship according to a judging panel made up of a representative from each of JLF's five founding member agencies: DDB Canada, Grip Limited, Lowe Roche, Rethink,and TBWA Vancouver, as well as James Lee's family.
Fittingly, all fields relating to the advertising industry will be considered for the award including writers, art directors, film makers, recording artists, illustrators, photographers and digital artists.
Portfolio submissions are accepted online from August 1 through September 15th, 2012. The portfolio judging is completed by September 24th, 2012.
For complete information on the James Lee Foundation Scholarship and how to enter, please visit the James Lee Foundation website at http://jamesleefoundation.com
In operation since 1995, the John E. Lowes Insurance Education Fund is a charitable trust dedicated to annually offering scholarships to Ontario residents pursuing post-secondary education which includes the study of property & casualty insurance.
Specifically, the Fund offers financial assistance in the form of up to four scholarships to Ontario residents pursuing full-time post-secondary property & casualty studies at a university or college level.
For complete details on this program, click here to go directly to the website for the Insurance Institute of Canada.
CampusPerks has launched our Community Achievement Awards to recognize outstanding students that are doing great things on campus and in their communities.
This semester we are presenting awards for Art, Media, Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship, where the winners will be selected by an industry leader to receive national recognition, as well as a $1,000 scholarship.
Visit the website for more information.