The Canadian Morehead-Cain Award
There are two ways students attending high school in Canada may be considered for the Morehead-Cain. They may:
• be nominated by their secondary school or CEGEP
• nominate themselves by applying directly
Nominees complete their applications, and a team of readers make initial assessments and make recommendations. They decide if the applicant be considered for a semifinal interview?
Deadline: October 14
Value: a four-year merit scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It promises:
- full tuition
- student fees
- books and a laptop
- supplies and miscellaneous
St. Andrew’s Society Scholarship -Open to who are full time university students in either of the first two years of university, a resident of Prince Edward Island, a Roman Catholic and of Scottish descent, having either a Scottish surname or having at least 2 Scottish grandparents who were born with a Scottish surname, http://www.cfpei.ca/apps/standrews.pdf
Application Review Date – October 15th
The Loran Scholars Program Scholarships
Character, Service, Leadership
Character, service and leadership are the selection criteria for the Loran Scholar program. Loran Scholars are people of strong moral character who have demonstrated commitment to service and potential as leaders. They are curious by nature, interested in a wide range of subjects and willing to take meaningful risks. They prioritize results over appearances, value integrity and honesty. Though they study diverse subjects, and go on to work in a variety of fields, they share a common commitment to their university and larger communities.
The Loran Scholar program is open to every graduating high school or CEGEP student from coast-to-coast. Renewable for up to four years, and valued at up to $80,000, it includes an annual tuition waiver and a stipend of $9,000, access to funding and internships through our summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums, and one-on-one mentorship. We select 30 Loran Scholars each year and the award is tenable at any of our partner universities.
• Be in the graduating year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school or CEGEP. Exceptions may be considered for those who have undertaken a gap year for academic pursuits or community service-based activities.
• Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%
• Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
Deadline: October 18
for all sponsored applications to be received
Deadline: October 25
for all direct pool applications to be received
Value: up to $80,000
Equals6: Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Applicant must be in grade 12, college undergraduate or graduate student. It is an essay contest with three topics to pick from. Applicant will be judged on both style and content.
Deadline: October 24
Value: 1st: $10,000.
2nd: 3 prizes of $2000.
3rd: 5 prizes of $1000.
25 finalists receive $100.
50 semi-finalists receive $50.
NEW!!! Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship
For students in financial need ($65,000 or less net income per family), exhibits integrity and perseverance in personal adversity. Students must be pursuing post secondary and in their grade 12 year, be involved in extra-curricular and community activities and maintain good academics. 2 types of scholarships are offered under one application. Submit an online application to http://www.horatioalger.ca/scholarships by October 25th!
Value – $10,000 for 5 students, or $5000 for 80 students