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Scholarships and Awards

Use this tool to search the scholarships that are available to first-year students.

You can select one or multiple criteria. Click on the "Search" button to retrieve your results.

While grades are important, universities also offer many scholarships based on financial need, community involvement and school leadership. Make sure you perform several searches to find all of the scholarships available to you.

If you are not enrolled in an Ontario secondary school: Many universities offer scholarships specifically to students applying from outside Ontario and from outside Canada, as well as upper-year and mature students. These scholarships are not listed on eINFO - please contact the universities directly for further information.

Note: Only English-language universities are listed below. To view scholarships offered at French-language universities, view the French eINFO: www.infoelectronique.ca.

12 scholarships found.

Algoma University

Name Quantity Value Criteria Additional Information Notes
Application Required
Algoma University Alumni Award I 1

$2,000

Awarded to a child of an alumni with the highest admissions average - application required.

Deadline: June 30, 2014.
Non-renewable.

Algoma University Alumni Award IV 1

The Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award IV is a scholarship of up to $2,000, which is given to the applicant submitting the best 500-word essay. Essays must: be written in English and accompany an application form; consider Algoma University’s characteristics and the historical relevance of the Thunderbird logo; explain why the applicant chose Algoma University; and explain why the applicant chose to undertake studies in their particular field.

Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarship II 1

This scholarship is awarded to a dependant of a municipal employee who enrolls at Algoma University for full-time studies. The candidate must present an average of at least 80% in the six best U/M courses presented for admission.

Paul and Bricken Dalseg, Pioneers of Lake-of-the-Woods Student Award 1

$5,000

This award goes to a student entering their first year at Algoma University from the Treaty 3 Area of Ontario with a demonstrated financial need. In the event that no student qualifies in a given academic year the award may be given to an Aboriginal student at the discretion of the University.

Deadline: June 30, 2014.
Non-renewable. algomau.ca

Application Not Required
Algoma University Award of Excellence - Gold Unlimited

$2,500

An entrance award of $2,500 is awarded to all candidates who present an entrance average of 85-89.9%. Awards are based on the six best U/M final grades presented for admission and can be renewed for all four years of study.

Algoma University Awards of Excellence are available to all Canadian citizen, secondary school graduates who have completed all their qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma University. Canadian citizen International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma recipients are equally considered for Awards of Excellence. To qualify, candidates must be entering into their first undergraduate program and must enroll in 30 credits over two consecutive terms of study. Algoma U Awards of Excellence are renewable if candidates maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms, and if they apply for continuation of the award.

Renewable.

Algoma University Award of Excellence - Platinum Unlimited

$3,000

An entrance award of $3,000 awarded to all candidates presenting an entrance average of 90% or better. Awards are based on the six best U/M final grades presented for admission and are renewable for all four years of study.

Algoma University Awards of Excellence are available to all Canadian citizen, secondary school graduates who have completed all their qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma University. Canadian citizen International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma recipients are equally considered for Awards of Excellence. To qualify, candidates must be entering into their first undergraduate program and must enrol in 30 credits over two consecutive terms of study. Algoma U Awards of Excellence are renewable if candidates maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms and if they apply for continuation of the award.

Algoma University Award of Excellence - Silver Unlimited

$1,500

An entrance award of $1,500 awarded to all candidates presenting an entrance average of 80-84.9%. Awards are based on the six best U/M final grades presented for admission, and are renewable for up to three years.

Algoma University Awards of Excellence are available to all Canadian citizen, secondary school graduates who have completed all their qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma University. Canadian citizen International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma recipients are equally considered for Awards of Excellence. To qualify, candidates must be entering into their first undergraduate program and must enrol in 30 credits over two consecutive terms of study. Algoma U Awards of Excellence are renewable if candidates maintain an average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms, and if they apply for continuation of the award.

Carl J. Sanders Scholarship 1

$3,500

This award is given to the secondary school graduate who has completed all of his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing studies at Algoma University and who presents the second-highest average over 90% on the six best U/M courses presented for admission.

The candidate must maintain a minimum average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms of study. Maximum value of $14,000.

City of Sault Ste. Marie Admissions Award 6

$2,000

This award is given to the secondary school student with the highest average from a Sault Ste. Marie secondary school who has chosen to study at Algoma University.

Non-renewable.

Frank and Edward McGrath Award 1

$3,750

This award is available to the secondary school graduate who has completed all of his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma University and who presents the highest average over 90% on the six best U/M courses presented for admission.

This award is renewable for up to three additional years. The candidate must enrol in 30 credits over two consecutive terms of study and must maintain a minimum average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms. Maximum value of $15,000.

Renewable.

John R. Rhodes Scholarship 1

$3,000

The John R. Rhodes scholarship is awarded to a student entering their first year of university who has demonstrated academic achievement and community leadership while involved in political, social or academic activities.

Deadline: June 30, 2014.
Renewable. algomau.ca

Peggy and Willmont MacDonnell Scholarship 1

$3,000

This scholarship is available to the secondary school graduate who has completed all of his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to commencing university studies at Algoma University and who presents the third-highest average over 90% on the six best U/M courses presented for admission.

This scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years. The candidate must enrol in 30 credits over two consecutive terms of study and must maintain a minimum average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms. Maximum value, $12,000.

Renewable.