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Scholarship Information Night. Vanier Collegiate Last updated 2013. Overview. Why are scholarships, awards, and bursaries important? How much will it cost? Terminology Types of Scholarships Student Loans Education Equity Resources. Why?. Assist in financing your education.

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scholarship information night

Scholarship Information Night

Vanier CollegiateLast updated 2013

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Overview

  • Why are scholarships, awards, and bursaries important?
  • How much will it cost?
  • Terminology
  • Types of Scholarships
  • Student Loans
  • Education Equity
  • Resources
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Why?
  • Assist in financing your education.
    • One of the number one barriers to post-secondary education is money.
  • Recognition for involvement, excellence, passion and community service.
what does it cost ex u of r
What does it cost? EX: U of R

http://www.uregina.ca/futurestudents/money-matters/costs.html

how much does it cost
How much does it cost?
  • SIAST
    • http://www.siast.sk.ca/admissions/fee_tuitions/index.shtml
  • U of S
    • http://explore.usask.ca/moneymatters/
    • Med/Den/Vet http://students.usask.ca/current/paying/tuition.php
  • Medicine Hat College
    • Cost Estimator: http://www.mhc.ab.ca/Services/PlanYourEducation/FinancialAid/TuitionAndFees.aspx
  • Go to the site – prospective students – money/tuition
money you won t need to pay back
Money you won’t need to pay back!
  • Scholarships:
    • A non-repayable sum of money awarded to a student to help finance further education. Based on merit in areas ranging from academic achievement, hobbies, specific talents to athletics to name a few.
  • Bursaries:
    • Awarded primarily based on financial need, but academic achievement is also considered.
  • Awards:
    • Given in recognition of outstanding achievement (ex: certificates, plaques, books)
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MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

MYTHS

skills
SKILLS:

The most important thing to always remember is that if you don’t apply, you won’t receive anything.

TIME

EFFORT

PAY ATTENTION TO DETAIL

PERSISTENCE

ORGANIZATION

MATERIALS/BINDER:

PORTFOLIO AND LETTERS OF REFERENCE

BINDER

LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS

LIST THE DEADLINE DATE

LIST WHERE YOU FOUND IT FROM

LIST WHAT IS NEEDED

getting started
Getting Started

Getting Started

Once you find awards:

Pay attention to DETAILS

Update and review portfolio (hard copy and career cruising)

Include extra-curricular and community involvement;

statement of education and career goals;

transcripts;

personal accomplishments;

letter of reference from all areas of life)

  • Start now
  • Use at least 3 – 4 sources for scholarships (refer to booklet)
  • Start a binder or folder to keep track of them
  • Locate application forms (always print off two)
  • PROOFREADERS!
  • Deadlines non-negotiable
letters of reference
Letters of Reference

Remember to choose people who know the wonder and greatness of you!

Provide a resume or a career cruising portfolio print out

Ask for 7 copies

Provide them with a deadline (2 – 3 weeks)

perseverance
Perseverance
  • Apply, apply and apply so more.
  • Don’t get discouraged – broaden your search.
  • KEEP A RECORD OF ALL YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
  • Time and Effort
  • Vanier Scholarship Workshops (twice a month)
types of scholarships
Types of Scholarships:
  • School Specific
    • FEDERATED COLLEGES (Campion College, Luther College, FNUC, St. Thomas More)
    • Faculty Specific (Business $500 – Excellence Program)
    • Guaranteed
    • Competitive Entrance
    • Undergraduate (2nd, 3rd, 4th)
    • Athletic
  • Open
    • All across Canada or the province
  • Affiliations
    • CAA, K of C, CWL, SGEU, SUN, Legion
  • Program Specific
    • www.engineeringscholarships.ca
    • www.nursingscholarships.ca
    • Saskatchewan Health Bursaries- http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/bursaries
  • Vanier Collegiate
    • General Application Form (April 2012)
  • Moose Jaw Bursary Fund
    • Prairie South School Division (we have around 5 – 10)
  • Art, Essay, Film and Video
    • Any grades, competition
canlearn student loans
CANLEARN – Student Loans

http://www.canlearn.ca/eng/index.shtml

Student Loans – It’s not just a loan!

Students who apply are automatically considered for 3 forms of financial assistance. In addition to student loans, Saskatchewan’s Student Financial Assistance program offers a range of non-repayable grants and bursaries for learners. There’s money for school that students won’t need to pay back-ever. Last year 65% of all provincial assistance provided to learners was non-repayable. For more information and to apply online go to www.student-loans.sk.ca

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STUDENT LOANS

  • April 4: Grade 10 -11 Presentation
  • May: Individual parent and student sessions
  • Low and Middle Income ($1 worth of need)
  • Learning Disability
  • Letter – transportation $$$
great resources
GREAT RESOURCES
  • Saskatchewan Scholarship and Career Handbook
    • http://www.studentscholarships.org/saskatchewanbook.php
  • Pursueonline.com
    • www.pursueonline.com
  • Student Scholarships
    • www.studentscholarships.org
  • Student Awards
    • www.studentawards.com
  • Scholarships Canada
    • www.scholarshipscanada.com
  • Academic Invest
    • http://www.academicinvest.com/
  • Prairie South School Division
    • http://www.prairiesouth.ca/students/scholarships/information-and-listings.html
  • Prairie Valley School Division
    • http://www.pvsd.ca/ProgramsServices/CareerEducation/Pages/Scholarships.aspx
accelerated program
Accelerated Program
  • U of R – Campion College
  • English 100
  • January – April 2012
  • Monday from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
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Print out student scholarships sk booklet

  • Alis resoruces
  • Scholarship print out
  • Powerpoint slids
  • Booklet finish
  • Alis
  • Scholarship list (my lists – etc.)
  • GRADE 11 STUFF
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