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External Awards

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.

Caisse Alliance Bursary

Caisse Alliance will offer two new bursaries in 2020. This initiative is to recognize a significant contribution or commitment to sustainable development in our communities. Caisse Alliance is proud to present two $5,000 bursaries; one for a secondary school student who is planning to enroll in a post-secondary program, and one for a student who is already enrolled in a college or university undergraduate program.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Learn More about the Caisse Alliance Bursary

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program

This Program is supported by donations of the members of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA), the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association North Shore Branch, the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Newfoundland and Labrador (CHHA-NL) Chapter, and Doreen Laszlo (spouse of Dr. Charles Laszlo). We encourage applicants to review the eligibility criteria before applying to the CHHA Scholarship Program.

Learn more about the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarships
Deadline: April 3, 2020

Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund

The Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund provides educational bursaries to students who demonstrate serious financial need and who have completed their high school requirements in publicly-funded secondary schools located in the City of Hamilton. Students must be in attendance at an approved college or university in Canada or, for specialized programs, in the United States. If warranted by continuing need and satisfactory progress, the award may be repeated in subsequent years. This bursary fund is generally intended to assist students enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies, although part-time or postgraduate studies may be considered.

Deadline: February 1 and October 1  
Learn more about the Chaney-Ensign Bursary Fund

Indspire Awards

Indspire disburses bursaries and scholarships through its Building Brighter Futures program to Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs. Since 1985, Indspire has disbursed bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students. It is the largest funder for Indigenous education outside of the federal government.

Deadlines: Multiple  
Learn more about the Indspire Awards

Manulife Life Lessons Scholarship:

Students currently enrolled in or have been accepted to a college, university or trade school within Canada and:

  • are a permanent resident of Canada;
  • are between 17 and 24 years of age at the time of application; and
  • have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian who had little or no life insurance coverage

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Learn more about the Manulife Life Lessons Scholarship

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.

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 that year’s Parts Canada Trans Can at Walton Raceway. Value $1,000.00

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 23 - Colonel Milne Memorial Bursary

Two Colonel Milne Memorial Bursaries, each in the amount of $500.00 are awarded annually to two students of Canadore College who, along with meeting any necessary general criteria  established by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 23, also meet the following criteria:

  • Has completed successfully a minimum of three (3) full courses or their equivalent at Canadore College within the previous twelve (12) months of the date of the bursary application
  • Is continuing to be registered attending as a student at Canadore College, and
  • Is in good Academic Standing

Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Email for application

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 23 - President's Bursary

The President’s Bursary in the amount of $500.00 is awarded semi-annually (spring and fall) to one mature student who, along with meeting any necessary general bursary criteria, also meets the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates their intent to achieve a higher level of education or vocational qualification in a vocational or trade related program at Canadore College in order to enhance employment or career opportunities, and who has not been enrolled in a school, college or university program for a minimum of two (2) years and who will attend a recognized course of study.

Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Email for application

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.