External Scholarships/Bursaries | St. Clair College

External organizations also provide assistance to our students. Students are encouraged to apply for these external awards, scholarships and/or bursaries. As well, students should contact employers or organizations that offer bursaries to sons, daughters, or spouses of employees and members.

Every effort is made to ensure that the information contained herein is accurate; however, external organizations make changes from time to time. St. Clair College provides the listing for information only and is not responsible for any changes to the number and amount of awards, or deadline dates listed on this website. For more detailed information, we suggest that you contact the specific external organization.

Students may research the following websites to apply for external scholarships:

2023 RBC Capital Markets Pathways Diversity Award Program – Canada

RBC Capital Markets is committed to fostering inclusion and workplace diversity. Applications are now open for the 2023 RBC Capital Markets Canada Pathways Diversity Award Program (“Pathways”)!

Pathways is an early ID program designed to hire, grow, and retain outstanding undergraduate students who identify as Black and/or as an Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) person of Canada passionate about pursuing a career in Capital Markets.

Successful candidates will earn:

  1. A 2023 Summer Analyst offer of employment in Global Markets or Investment Banking in their preferred work location (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, or Montreal)
  2. A financial award of C$10,000
  3. Executive sponsorship

Students are encouraged to learn more, register for an upcoming virtual info session, and apply at www.rbccm.com/pathways.

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

Allied Van Lines is offering a $1,000 scholarship to four current or newly enrolling full-time students who pursue degrees in logistics or an equivalent field.

In order to participate in our scholarship contest, student applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Canadian Citizen (or permanent resident).
  • Enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within Canada for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.
  • Limit of one (1) entry per contestant.
  • Employees, professional affiliates, and agents of Allied Van Lines (and their immediate families) are not eligible.
  • The applicant must comply with CRA rules to qualify for the tax-free benefits of the scholarship

To apply, students must

  • Complete all required sections of our application form https://www.alliedvanlines.ca/scholarship
  • Attach the following documents to the application form:
    • Copy most recent transcripts.
    • Verification of enrollment
    • A brief essay

American Hat Makers

Participants must be currently studying (in the USA, Canada, UK, or any location worldwide) fashion design or pursuing education related to the clothing/garment industry.

Design a hat of your choice using any medium: sketch, digital graphics, or a combination of both.

Any hat style can inspire your design, be it a classic cowboy hat, a fashionable straw hat, or a trendy cap for men or women.

Details and Application

ATHENA Scholarship Fund Windsor

The ATHENA Scholarship Fund Windsor identifies and provides scholarships to post- secondary students who excel academically, get involved in their community and serve as outstanding leaders, while also assisting girls and women to achieve a better quality of life and reach their full potential as community leaders.

Details and Application

Bill 7 Award Scholarship

The Bill 7 Award is a scholarship for individuals with demonstrated financial need after accessing available public financial supports. To be eligible to receive a Bill 7 Award scholarship, individuals must also meet ALL of the following three criteria:

  • You are attending or accepted by a Post-Secondary Educational Institution in the Province of Ontario
  • You are pursuing your FIRST post-secondary program of study
  • You identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, two-spirited or queer (LGBTQ)

Details and Application

CAEL Scholarships

CAEL CE is the leading academic English proficiency test for study in Canada and proud supporters of international students in their Canadian academic experiences.

Two scholarships worth $5,000 each will be awarded to two international students; one to an international student currently studying in Canada, and one to an international student currently studying overseas.

All applicants must have taken the CAEL CE on or after July 1, 2019, and must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit the CAEL CE Test for admissions to a Canadian university or college as proof of English language proficiency
  • Achieved a score of 70 or higher on CAEL CE
  • Completed the essay submission
  • Admitted or enrolled at a Canadian post-secondary institution

Details and Application

Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) Bursary

Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) is a not for profit organization supporting
women in the Canadian construction industry. One of its mandates is to promote education and
encourage women to pursue careers in the construction industry.

Each year CAWIC offers a number of $1,500.00 bursaries to female students enrolled in construction
related studies at Canadian post-secondary institutions.

In addition to the annual CAWIC Bursaries, a single $1,000.00 CAWIC Founders' Bursary is offered for
which a specific requirement applies.

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Applicant must identify as female
  • Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Completed first year of a diploma or degree program at a college or university and full time enrolment in the subsequent year
  • Demonstrated clear career objectives relating to the construction industry
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Leadership qualities and involvement in community activities
  • Demonstrated interest in activities that further the advancement of women in construction, and involvement in related community activities

Details and Application

Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association of Windsor

Two scholarships of $1,000 and one bursary of $1,000 will be awarded to the son/daughter of a member of the Association or their immediate family who is of Italian origin, a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and is studying full-time.

Details and Application

The Canadian Nurses Foundation

The Canadian Nurses Foundation is committed to promoting the health and patient care of Canadians by financially supporting Canadian nurses engaged in higher education, research, home health-care and specialty certification; advocating dissemination and utilization of nursing knowledge.

Awards range from $750 to $3,000

Qualifications are based on the following criteria:

  • You must have already have completed, or be in the process of completing, at least one year in a nursing program, and have at least three complete semesters remaining after the application deadline.

Details and Application

Charlotte Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund – $3,000

The Charlotte Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund is available annually to Canadian Indigenous students in their 2nd+ years of Nursing at an accredited College or University in Ontario. Recipients are encourage to make every effort to obtain accreditation as a Registered Nurse in Ontario within a reasonable time following graduation and to practice Nursing in an Indigenous community.

Details and Application

Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO)

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The CFFO awards up to $10,000 in scholarships annually to youth studying agriculture and agri-business. Children and grandchildren of CFFO Members can apply to receive one of four $2,500 scholarships.

Details and Application

CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program

Applications must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by September 13th for the review and selection process.

Visit the website for more information.

Details and Application

Community Living Walkerton and District

CLWD is an organization which endeavors to promote effective practices of inclusion for all individuals. An educational bursary of $1,000.00 will be made available to a full-time post secondary student who demonstrates commitment toward stronger and inclusive communities.

Eligible applicants will:

  • Reside in Bruce County or Grey County in Ontario, Canada; it is understood that they may live elsewhere to attend school.
  • Be accepted to study full-time at a recognized Canadian institution in a post secondary program.
  • Submit to the selection committee a 500 word essay to demonstrate their personal and/or professional experiences and challenges in promoting inclusion for persons with disabilities.
  • Include in the essay an indication of their commitment to being a builder of stronger communities and good citizenship

Details and Application

Dick Martin Scholarship Award

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Dick Martin Scholarship Award program, administered by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). CCOHS is pleased to award two $3,000 scholarships to students registered, full or part-time, in occupational health and safety-related programs at Canadian colleges or universities.

Application rules, criteria and other guidelines can be found at the link below:

Details and Application

Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick and the Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary

Eligibility - These programs are open to Canadian citizens with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus residing in the province of Ontario. The Luciana Spring Mascarin Bursary program is ONLY open to individuals living in the regions of Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent.

Application Packages - Available on line at https://www.hydrocephalus.ca/category/scholarships-bursaries/ or contact Hydrocephalus Canada at 1-800-387-1575 to request an application by mail.

Easter Seals Ontario

A variety of scholarships to assist young people with physical disabilities to attend post-secondary education. Please visit the website for details about the awards.

Email scholarships@easterseals.org for more information.

Details and Application

The Electrozad Supply Memorial Scholarship Award

The Electrozad Supply Memorial Scholarship Award, valued at $2,000, will be granted to a college or university student who has completed at least one year of study in the electrical techniques, electrical technician or Instrumentation disciplines. This scholarship is in memory of Bryan Smith, Electrozad's first sales representative, past President, CEO and Chairman of the Board. Eligible students must have demonstrated community service through volunteerism, have achieved a cumulative average of 75%, be a Canadian citizen, and preference will be given to relatives of Electrozad Supply, its customers and its vendor partners. Founded in 1955, Electrozad is proud to be the largest privately held electrical distributor in Southwestern Ontario. Electrozad has earned the reputation of "The House that Service Built".


July 12th, 2024


EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship 2023

The energy industry has always lived with one foot in the present and the other in the future. With many major projects—power plants, dams, pipelines—having development times measured in decades, success depends upon anticipating the needs of companies and countries in the years ahead.

We look forward to seeing what the next great minds bring to this ever-transforming industry, and want to do our part in assisting those great minds achieve their goals and dreams. This is why Energy Rates is offering a $500 scholarship to any student enrolled in an American or Canadian post-secondary educational institution. Whether you need to pay for your classes or textbooks, or just to put food on the table this semester, it’s yours to do with as you please. All you have to do to be considered for the scholarship is write an essay, no more than 500 words in length, telling us where you see the future of the energy industry.

Details and Application

ENWIN Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship

ENWIN Utilities Ltd. (“ENWIN”) believes there is significant value in diversity and is committed to continually enhancing and promoting diversity and inclusion in our organization and in the community we serve. ENWIN is pleased to offer four scholarships towards the recipient’s post-secondary education starting in the Fall 2022 term.

Applications will be accepted from any Windsor or Essex County grade 12 student who will be attending any science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (“STEM”) program at any Ontario University or College. Each scholarship is in the amount of $1000. Preference will be given to applicants that self- identify as belonging to an equity deserving group, including women, persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and/or visible or racial minorities, as they are historically underrepresented and disadvantaged in their pursuit of STEM fields of study.

Details and Application

Executive Women International (EWI) - ASIST Scholarship

The Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Scholarship is a non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students. These include persons who are past high school age and who are entering a college, university, or trade schools and/or the workforce for the first time, non-traditional students already enrolled in a college/university or trade program, are re-training due to changes in the workplace, or who otherwise are not the traditional college or trade school student, recently finished with high school.

Details and Application

Future of Work Scholarship


  • Student at a Canadian post-secondary institution
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person or international student
  • Any year of study including post-graduate studies
  • Pursuing a career in Canada’s automotive sector
  • Studying in one of the following areas: engineering, skilled trades, cross-border logistics or policy leadership

Details and Application

Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship

The award is in memory of Garry Douglas, a dedicated Project Developer and a true master in his field who had a mind for tasteful and unique design solutions as well as the structural knowledge required to bring his creations to life.

Garry was deeply loved and respected at Kawartha Lakes Construction. Through this scholarship, we hope to carry on not only his love for innovative and sustainable design but his love of mentoring the next generation.

Who Can Apply:

  • Students in their graduating year of an Architectural Technology-related college or university program in Ontario.
  • Minimum 80% GPA

Application Instructions:

  • Proof of enrollment at an accredited Ontario post-secondary institution
  • Proof of 3.0+ GPA
  • A 500-700 word essay addressing the following: Propose an innovative net-zero design for a new home.

Details and Application

Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship

An award to encourage Aboriginal Canadians to pursue a career in journalism through a combination of studies at a Canadian post-secondary institution and experience in a newsroom.


  • Student must be Aboriginal (status or non-status Indian, Metis or Inuit)
  • and enrolled at a Canadian university or community college in a journalism program,
  • or actively involved with a news organization associated with the institution (such as a student newspaper of broadcast station)


  • Completed application form
  • Resume
  • Cover letter outlining in detail your aspirations for a career in journalism
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide samples of journalism activity they have performed, such as news story clippings and samples of audio/video news reports
  • Reference letters from editors or newsroom supervisors are also encouraged

For further information click here.

Amount: $4,000

Details and Application

Global Television Network Broadcasters of the Future Awards

Internship Award for a Canadian with a Physical Disability
This annual Scholarship-Internship Award is offered to a Canadian student with a mobility impairment and provides educational assistance as well as a challenging opportunity to work in private television in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award, valued at up to $15,000, covers all tuition fees* and textbooks* for one full scholastic year of a radio and television arts program or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college, commencing in the Fall. The Award also includes a three or four-month Internship at the Global Television Network in Don Mills (Toronto), for the summer and moving expenses associated with the Internship. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters annual convention, in November, where the award will be presented. *as determined by the specific university or college course outline


  • Canadian Citizen with a mobility impairment
  • Secondary school graduate with a grade average suitable for admission to the College/University
  • Strong English language communication skills

Details and Application

Gunn’s Hill Winds Farm Renewable Educational Bursary for Indigenous Students & Members of the Six Nations

The Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership is now accepting applications for the 2019 Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm Educational Bursaries. Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm Educational Bursary for Indigenous Students, and the Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm Educational Bursary are members of the Six Nations of the Grand River.

The bursaries have been made available through the Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership, which is a partnership between Prowind Inc., the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, and the Oxford Community Energy Co-operative. The Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership was established to develop and own the Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm, which is located at 18MW wind farm located in Oxford County, Ontario and is generating 6700 homes in the surrounding area.

Details and Application

Hamilton Community Foundation

Our educational bursaries provide support to students with financial need who are accepted and enrolled in post-secondary studies. These bursaries can be used to assist with tuition, housing and other expenses related to your post-secondary education. You can apply to support your first year as well as subsequent years of studies at college or university.

Details and Application

Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Worth $2000 CAD, this scholarship was created with the intention to help young entrepreneurs & leaders to learn how to protect their business.

In order to be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently attending university or college or set to attend during the academic year;
  • Must provide an application submission, including a business plan for their current or prospective business which includes a section outlining their intellectual property strategy.
  • Must apply via email to scholarship@heerlaw.com and provide their name, address, university or college, major and expected graduation month and year.
  • Provide their application: A business plan for their current or prospective business which includes a section outlining intellectual property strategy.

Details and Application

Horatio Alger National Vocational & Technical Education Scholarship Program

This program provides financial assistance to students across Canada who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school completion by Spring, be enrolled in a 3 years or less technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment, be under the age of 30 and be a Canadian citizenship.

The Association will award 25 scholarships with a maximum amount of $3,000 depending on the length of the program and the need of the student.

Details and Application

Houzz Scholarship

Houzz welcomes all students 18 years of age or older at interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, and architectural engineering schools in the U.S. and Canada to apply for one of our four scholarships. This is open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate design or architecture program. Eligible recipients can win up to $2,500 for their education.

Scholarships you can apply for are:

  • Women in Architecture Scholarship
  • Residential Design Scholarship
  • Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship
  • Residential Construction Management Scholarship

Details and Application

Hydro One Award Program

William Peyton Hubbard Memorial Award
Two awards are available annually to black students attending an Ontario college or university. The award value is based on one (1) year's tuition ($4,000 university or $2,000 college). Given to a black female and a black male student who has completed one year of study and is currently in the second year of one of the following programs: Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Science, (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) Business/Technology.

Recipients must:

  • be of good academic standing;
  • demonstrate good, oral and written communication skills;
  • demonstrate leadership skills;
  • be involved in extra-curricular activities within the community or campus;
  • not be receiving more than one other award of equal or greater value in his/her second year;
  • be legally eligible to work in Canada upon graduation.

NOTE: Included in the award is an offer of a developmental work term with Hydro One for the next work term.

Details and Application

Indspire: Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Indspire is a national Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement. In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire educates, connects and invests in Indigenous people so they will achieve their highest potential. One of the ways we set out to achieve our vision is by providing hundreds of scholarships, bursaries and awards to thousands of Indigenous students every year!

Please visit our website to review all bursaries, scholarships awards and corresponding deadlines.

Details and Application

Instant Record Check $500 Scholarship

Instant Record Check, an online provider of RCMP criminal record checks in Canada. We are pleased to inform you that we’re offering a $1,000 Scholarship to one lucky student.

The applicant must write a 300-word essay on either of the following topics:

  • The relationship between a person’s criminal history and their credibility
  • The convenience and threats technology has posed to one’s personal information
  • Your stand on employers doing criminal background checks on applicants
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic affected employment chances and the hiring process

Number of scholarships available: One per year Available in December

Details and Application

James Lee Foundation Scholarship


The scholarship is open to emerging creative talent from across Canada wanting to enter the advertising industry. Entrants must be non-professional Canadian residents over the age of 16. All fields of creativity related to the advertising community will be considered (e.g. writers, art directors, film makers, recording artists, illustrators, digital artists, etc.).

How to Apply:

Upload a link to a portfolio that you host with a maximum of 10 pieces to the JLF website. In addition to your portfolio, please provide your contact information and a paragraph ( max. 1000 characters ) explaining how the funds would help you to pursue your creative path. Please apply through the link to the scholarship.

Details and Application

Kay Sansom Scholarships

Three awards of $1,000 each and a one-year membership in OADD are available to Ontario students with interests in developmental disabilities. One award is presented in each of three categories:

  • medical and/or graduate students,
  • undergraduate students and
  • community college students.

The Award must be used to pursue a full-time, specific educational goal in a recognized program associated with a professional discipline related to developmental disabilities. It may not be used for travel. Financial need may be considered.

Details and Application

Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship

The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship is presented to a post-secondary student with a disability.

For more than 17 years, Kevin Collins served as the Executive Director of Friends of We Care, an organization composed of Foodservice and Hospitality industry members whose mission is to send kids with disabilities to accessible summer camps across Canada. During his tenure, Kevin led the group in raising over $20.5 million and established a national presence for Friends of We Care.

In February 2017, Kevin accepted the position of President and CEO at Easter Seals Ontario, an organization that assists children with physical disabilities and their families. The move provided Kevin the opportunity to come full circle. He was born with cerebral palsy, attended Easter Seals camps for eight summers and was the first Easter Seals ambassador “Timmy” in 1976.

Kevin’s determination to not let anything stand in his way exemplifies what it means to focus on one’s ABILITY, not disability. We Care is proud to present this award to a future leader to help them realize their career ambitions.

Interested candidates are asked to submit:

  1. A completed application form
  2. A 1-2 page letter and/or a 1-2 minute video link describing why they should be considered for the Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship
  3. Proof of enrollment in a post-secondary or trade program

Details and Application

Kin Canada Bursaries

Program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund
You must be: a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, planning to register as a full-time student in September of the upcoming year, able to demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship.

Details and Application

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In order to qualify for this scholarship, the student must:

  • Be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled and attending a Canadian university or college, and in at least the second year of their post-secondary studies.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (or equivalent).
  • Submit an essay in Word or PDF (tell us your relationship with money in 500 words or more).
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

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NEADS National Student Awards Program

The NEADS National Student Awards Program is offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities, who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education, as well as extra costs because of their disabilities. Students must currently be registered in and continuing at post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of registration as part of the application and on receipt of the award. The award will be offered to outstanding applicants who meet the criteria of the program. The awards are paid directly to the post-secondary institution (in the student's accounts) that the recipients are attending to defray the cost of tuition fees for post-secondary study.


  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
  • Applicants must have a permanent disability*
  • Applicants must be currently registered in and returning to a full-time program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university. Full-time status is at least 40% of a full course load.

*For the purpose of these awards, a permanent disability is a permanent functional limitation which affects the ability of the student to participate fully in post-secondary education.


  • Strong commitment to your academic discipline
  • Exemplary record of volunteerism and/or employment
  • Demonstrated potential to be an outstanding participant in the community


  • NEADS National Student Awards (6, $3,000 each)
  • NEADS Holly Bartlett Memorial Award (1, $1,000)
  • NEADS Christine Nieder Memorial Award (1, $1,000)
  • AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship (2 at a value of $5,000 each)

Details and Application

Nora’s Nursery Scholarship

The Nora's Nursery Scholarship is open to parents that are current students pursuing a higher education or looking to go back to school that meet the following criteria:

  • You are currently enrolled at an accredited university/college in Canada for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
  • You are a parent looking to further their education.
  • Your education will continue in the 2023 Fall semester.
  • You are a legal citizen in Canada, or have a valid student visa.

Details and Application

Ontario Parks Association

The OPA Foundation has made available a total of five bursaries worth $2,000 each and three scholarship awards in the amount of $1,000 each. Any bursary or scholarship awarded by The Ontario Parks Association Foundation is to be used towards:

  • Payment of tuition fees
  • The purchase of course materials (academic books and supplies)
  • Residency
  • Other associated educational expenses

Our financial awards program is available to students at any level of post-secondary studies in a multi-year college or university program in parks, horticulture, landscaping, conservation, or environmental resource management. Students can be entering their second year of studies, last year of studies, pursuing their Masters, or anywhere in between to qualify, so long as their field of study falls within one of the above fields.

Full program and application information can be found on the About OPAF Awards Program page on the Ontario Parks Association website (http://www.ontarioparksassociation.memberlodge.com/OPAFoundation).

Pinsky Law Office New Venture Development Scholarship Criteria

In order to be eligible for the CAD$5,000 New Venture Development Scholarship, the applicants must meet the criteria outlined below:

Must be enrolled in Canada or overseas in a university (undergraduate/graduate programme) or community/professional college during the academic year of 2024 - 2025;

Must be in good standing with the university or community/professional college they attend;

Must apply via email by providing their full name, full mailing address, name of the university/college, major academic specialization, and expected date of graduation;

Submit by December 31, 2024, via email in PDF format, a business plan for the current or prospective business which includes a section outlining taxation and intellectual property strategy for the new venture.

Details & Application

RBT Exam Practice Test Annual Scholarship Program

Welcome to RBTExamPracticeTest.com, where we believe in nurturing the next generation of professionals in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In our commitment to supporting aspiring individuals, we are thrilled to announce the RBT Exam Practice Test Scholarship, a golden opportunity for students to showcase their passion and knowledge in ABA through a thought-provoking essay.

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Richard Ruston After High School Education Award

One of Community Living Windsor’s main values is recognizing that learning never stops. People learn through changes and challenges in their life. People also learn by finding opportunities to learn new skills. Community Living Windsor offers an opportunity to assist people who have an intellectual disability to follow their dreams and goals as they continue their education past high school.


  • A person who has an intellectual disability, lives in the Windsor/Essex County area and is connected to Community Living Windsor.

Award: up to $1,000


  1. Application forms can be filled out and submitted to the Review Committee. There is no application deadline.
  2. The award winner(s) will be informed within two months of submission.
  3. The money will be given to the award winner following the notification. Winners are asked to attend the Annual General Meeting in June.
  4. Application forms will be read by a Review Committee made up of a member of the Board of Directors, the Manager of Communications/Staff Development, a self-advocate, and the Executive Director. The award winner(s) will be decided by the Board of Directors. There can be up to 5 awards presented in one calendar year.
  5. A student can only receive the award once.
  6. The award can be used to help cover the cost of a course, clothes, textbooks, and transportation.
  7. If the award money is given and the student does not continue their education, the money must be returned.
  8. Application forms must be filled out and mailed to:
    Richard Ruston After High School Education Award
    Community Living Windsor
    7025 Enterprise Way
    Windsor, ON
    N8T 3N6

Visit www.clwindsor.org to download additional application forms.

The Rick & Amanda Hansen Scholarship for Youth with Disabilities

Rick and Amanda Hansen believe that people of all abilities should have the right to a barrier-free education. The Rick & Amanda Hansen Scholarship for Youth with Disabilities, funded generously by the April 1 Foundation, provides financial support to Canadian youth with disabilities to pursue post-secondary education and realize their full potential.

This scholarship aims to make a profound impact on the lives of Canadian youth with disabilities by removing financial barriers and supporting career aspirations through post-secondary education.

Funding of up to $10,000 per year (up to a maximum of $40,000) is available for youth with disabilities looking to complete a 1- to 4-year post-secondary program at a publicly funded institution in Canada.

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S.W.I.M.'s unique scholarship program provides financial assistance to single mothers wishing to further their education in a post-secondary academic program. Each year, a single mother is awarded the Strong Mothers Achieving Remarkable Triumph (S.M.A.R.T.) Scholarship, and is provided with the opportunity to better her own and her child/children's lives. Recipients are celebrated during our annual London's Got Talent fundraiser, an event bringing the community together to support and commemorate all single mothers. To date, S.W.I.M. has awarded over $9,000 in scholarships, and is committed to expanding our program's applicants and winners.


Stampede Auto Used Cars Dealers Scholarship

Applicant Eligibility: Students pursuing graduation or have obtained graduate degree this year from USA and Canada.

Average GPA: 3.0

Details and Application

Storwell Bursary

Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their lives.


  • Applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program and agrees to having the above organization verify the same.
  • Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/ vocational College or post-secondary institution in Canada or USA as of Sept.
  • Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Applicant must be 24 years of age or less at the time of application
  • Winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website.

Application Process:

  • Simply fill out our application by September 1st to be considered
  • This is an annual bursary, you may apply at any time your application will be put towards the next award
  • All information submitted on this form is strictly confidential

Details and Application

The Sunshine Coast Health Centre Scholarship

As a leader in addiction treatment, Sunshine Coast Health Centre is proud to announce a new scholarship opportunity for $1000 to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in clinical counselling, psychology, social sciences, medical, and nursing programs who are interested in working in addictions and mental health in Canada.

In order to qualify for this scholarship, students need to be:

  • Enrolled in a counselling, psychology, medical/nursing, or relevant program
  • Currently enrolled in the 2018/19 semesters at an accredited university or college in Canada

To apply for this scholarship, students will need to submit a 500-1000 word essay. For Essay topics, please visit to link below.

Details and Application

Take Your Shot

What if you could win up to $20,000 to fund your idea?

What if you had a professional coach to support your educational or business endeavors? Would you take the shot?

If you are between the ages of 17-24 in Windsor Essex County / Chatham-Kent area and have an idea for a business you’d like to open or already have a business operation, the ball is in your court!

Details and Application

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

This is an annual scholarship, valued at $4,000 and renewable for up to four years. Students must be studying towards a first degree or diploma, be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and not over 25 years of age. Demonstration of the highest ideals and qualities of citizenship will be criteria for the selection of recipients. Further relevant qualities are courage in overcoming obstacles, involvement in humanitarian service and participation in sport, fitness and community service.

Details and Application

Tim Hickman Memorial Health and Safety Scholarship

Each year a $3000 scholarship is available to persons currently enrolled full time in an occupational and or public health and safety related program at a Southwest or Central-West Ontario college or university. This may include occupational safety/health/hygiene, occupational/physical therapy, nursing, medicine, emergency services or other related fields.

Please follow link to apply: City of London website

Toronto Cosmetic Surgery Institute - SixSurgery Scholarship

SixSurgery, a leader in cosmetic and plastic surgery, will award a $1,000 scholarship to one deserving student who has demonstrated leadership in medical or health-related fields. A winner will be selected according to their academic achievements, and their submission of a short essay or video presentation.

Criteria: Students must submit a 500-word short answer or 2-min video answering a question related to the future of our industry. Please visit the application page for more details.

Eligibility: The Six Surgery Scholarship is open to students pursuing higher education who meet the following criteria:

  • You are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in Canada or the United States at an undergraduate program related to medicine or healthcare
  • Your education will continue through the April semester
  • Must be a legal resident of Canada, United States or hold a valid student Visa
  • Must not be an employee of Toronto Cosmetic Surgery Institute or associated companies

Details and Application

UFCW Canada Beggs - Dowling - Mathieu Scholarship

As an ally and resource to the membership, UFCW Canada is committed to providing opportunities to improve the future of members and their families. One initiative we're particularly proud of is the Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu Scholarships Program which over the past two decades has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships to UFCW Canada members and members of their families. Allocated by regions across Canada these scholarships are named as a lasting tribute to three past leaders of our union: William Beggs, Fred Dowling, and Roméo Mathieu.

Each year UFCW Canada offers 18 annual Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu Scholarships of $1,000 each to active members and their family members for post-secondary study. If you are a UFCW Canada member, you, your spouse and children are eligible to apply if you are attending full-time studies at a Canadian university, college, or other recognized post-secondary institution.

Applying for the Beggs - Dowling - Mathieu Scholarship is easy. You don't have to be an A+ student. All it requires is a passion for learning, enrollment at a post-secondary institution, and just a few minutes to complete the online application.

Details and Application

Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors® Bursary Application

Please note that completed applications are to be returned to membership@windsorrealestate.com.

Local Bursary Application Out of Town Bursary Application

Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors® Scholarship Application

Please note that completed applications are to be returned to membership@windsorrealestate.com.

Local Scholarship Application Out of Town Scholarship Application

Windsor - Essex County Real Estate Board Scholarship

Available to a member of the Windsor-Essex County Real Estate Board or their dependents. Two awards, one a Bursary and one a Scholarship.

Applications available from: Windsor-Essex County Real Estate Board Office, 3005 Marentette Avenue, Suite 130, Windsor, Ontario N8X 4G1, Telephone: 966-6432 and Fax: 966-4469.