Financial Aid

External Scholarships

External organizations also provide assistance to our students. Students are encouraged to apply for these external awards, scholarships and/or bursaries. Application procedures and deadlines are specific to each one of these awards, so please confirm these details prior to applying.


AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 to students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution for the Fall semester of 2015. The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is a competitive bursary.
Deadline: June 1, 2015   Learn more


Anishinabek Nation Scotiabank Student Excellence Awards

Applicant must be a registered full-time student at an accredited post-secondary college or university. Students who are currently enrolled as well as those who have completed studies and are graduating in 2015 are eligible. Applicants must be a registered member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations as represented by the Union of Ontario Indians.
Deadline: June 26, 2015   Learn more


Best Price Nutrition & Health Scholarship

Best Price Nutrition is offering one student a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic costs for the 2016 school year. If any alumni wins this scholarship, $1,000 will be given to the school the alumni graduated from. As a bonus, the winner will also receive $250 in supplements from Empyrean Nutrition.
Deadline: December 31, 2015   Learn more


Caterpiller and its Canadian Dealers Scholarship

CIMF is offering one $2,000 award to an outstanding undergraduate student in the field of mining engineering in Canada. Winners are selected on the basis of eligibility and must be enrolled full time in their third year of a four-year program (or second of a three-year program) of an eligible undergraduate program.
Deadline: April 15th    Learn more



Desjardins Foundation Scholarships

Our scholarship programs reflect the vision and mission of Desjardins Foundation. They particularly support finance, cooperation and democracy. The Foundation also awards scholarships related to Desjardins employment fields and sectors that help support economic and community development in regions and large urban centres.

Deadline: March 5, 2015  Learn more


Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program

The Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Scholarship Program was established to encourage and support students with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus to develop independance and responsibility for their own future educational directions; and to assist students to pursue higher education with the ultimate goal of obtaining a degree or graduate certificate or diploma.

Deadline: Last business day of April annually Learn more


EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship

All you have to do to be considered for the scholarship is this: Write an essay, no more than 500 words in length, telling us where you see the future of the energy industry. You can talk about anything you want—green energy, oil politics, the continued use of nuclear power, your personal ideas and innovations—so long as it’s about energy in the world of tomorrow.
Deadline: January 21, 2016   Learn more


Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2015

The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at the Toronto Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility) disabilities, who wish to pursue an education in their chosen field of study.

Deadline: April 24, 2015   Learn more


Lyle Makosky Fund

This national endowment fund is intended to stimulate thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport. It was established in 2014 by Lyle Makosky to help support the work of the True Sport Foundation (TSF) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport.
Deadline: April 30   Learn more


National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) Financial Aid Portal

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is pleased to announce the availability of its new financial aid portal for students with disabilities:

With the support of the Canada Student Loan Program and the Office for Disability Issues, NEADS has developed a site containing over 300 scholarships, awards and bursaries specifically for post-secondary students with disabilities.


Ontario Hostelry Institute Scholarship Awards

The Ontario Hostelry Institute has 5 scholarships available for students studying in Culinary. The scholarship criteria and application forms are available online.
Deadline: April 30, 2015   Learn more


Out On Bay Street Student Leadership Scholarship

Out On Bay Street is committed to recognizing excellence in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) student communities across Canada in order to help students excel in their career. To support this commitment, Out On Bay Street offers two Student Leadership Scholarships. In addition to the $2,500 Scholarships, each of the two 2015 recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony during the 2015 Annual Conference slated for September 17-19, 2015 in downtown Toronto.
Deadline: May 29, 2015   Learn more


Parts Canada Trans Can Entrance Awards

Awarded to a student entering Canadore College in his or her first year of a Skilled Trades program, who participated in or attended the 2013 Parts Canada Trans Can at Walton Raceway. Value $1,000.00


Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship

The $1,000 scholarships are being offered in honour of Sarah Gaulin, who died at the age of 26 after a longtime battle with mental illness.  We would appreciate you sharing the attached information with students you work with at Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology. In order to apply, students must be registered in a post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of their mental illness. The scholarship will be awarded to outstanding applicants who meet the criteria of the program.
Deadline: April 1, 2015   Learn more


Scotiabank and Scotia Capital Markets Scholarship

CIMF is offering one $2,000 award to an outstanding undergraduate student in the fields of exploration and geology in Canada. Winners are selected on the basis of eligibility and must be enrolled fulltime in their third year of a four-year program (or second year of a third-year program) of an eligible undergraduate program.

Deadline: April 15   Learn more


Smart Reno Scholarship

At SMART RENO, we know that the home improvement industry plays a significant role in the overall Canadian economy. The Smart Reno Scholarship is awarded to a Canadian Resident enrolled full-time ina a program that is related to the home improvement field.

Deadline: April 30, 2015   Learn More




NOTE: The list of scholarships and bursaries was accurate at time of publishing. Canadore College reserves the right to modify or revoke awards without prior notice.