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If you have questions please contact the Guidance Department:
- Mr. Brad Sippel: [email protected] or 519-938-9355 x265
- Mrs. Christine Kirkland: [email protected] or 519-938-9355 x266
University and College Information
University Application Deadline: January 15, 2020 (www.ouac.on.ca)
College Application Deadline: February 1, 2020 (www.ontariocolleges.ca)
Are you headed to College or University in the fall and need some financial assistance? Here are some useful links and local bursary and/or scholarship applications:
- Bill Hill Scholarship Program – 5 $2 500 scholarships awarded. One in each of the following areas: Science & Technology, Arts, Business & Social Sciences, Agricultural and Skilled Trades & Applied Training https://www.dufferincounty.ca/administration/bill-hill-scholarship-program
- www.osap.gov.on.ca (student loans from the Ontario Government)
- Royal Canadian Legion Bursary
- IODE Bursary – $500 – 1 available from all Dufferin Schools.
- Dufferin Women’s Institute Scholarship – $250, Awarded at Westside’s Commencement. Must be attending a post-secondary institution.
- Hockley Valley Women’s Institute Bursary – Awarded at Westside’s Commencement. Must be attending COLLEGE in the fall.
- Dufferin Arts Council Scholarship – Due July 1 each calendar year.
- Dufferin Federation of Agriculture Bursary
- Kin Canada Bursary: Due Annually February 1 www.bursary.ca
- Hope Springs Spiritual Warrior Scholarship http://www.hopespring.ca/about_us/spiritualwarrior (Due the end of April every year, see the link for this year’s date)
- Horticultural Scholarship from Landscape Ontario: www.horttrades.com/scholarship
- Are you a grade 12 student pursuing post-secondary studies that lead to a career in the justice sector? OJEN administers 22 bursaries province-wide that range from $500 – $1000 for students who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies in the fall. http://bit.ly/OJENBursaries Due: May 25, 2020
Student athletes should check out the scholarships offered on the OFSAA website: https://www.ofsaa.on.ca/programs/scholarships
Please remember to check out the financial aid section at the College or University where you are planning on attending in the fall!