Scholarships and bursaries
Download
1 / 9

Scholarships and Bursaries - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 125 Views
  • Uploaded on

Scholarships and Bursaries. Every dollar counts!. Definitions. Scholarships Scholarships are awarded for scholastic achievement. In certain cases, financial need may be taken into account. Community and volunteer involvement is often considered when awarding scholarships.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Scholarships and Bursaries' - rinah-jones


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Scholarships and bursaries

Scholarships and Bursaries

Every dollar counts!


Definitions
Definitions

  • Scholarships

    Scholarships are awarded for scholastic achievement.

    In certain cases, financial need may be taken into account.

    Community and volunteer involvement is often

    considered when awarding scholarships.


Definitions cont d
Definitions (cont’d)

  • Bursary

    A Bursary is a grant that is distributed on the basis of financial need.

    When applying for a bursary you must complete an application form detailing your current financial status.


Where to look
Where to look?

  • www.grimsbyeagles.com Please check out the list of current scholarships on the “Graduate Resources” page in the Guidance section of the website

  • www.dsbn.org/ On the Board of Education website please click on the “Guidance” link under the “Student” heading. Then click on “Student Scholarships and Awards”. There you will find a month by month list of available scholarships usually with direct links.

  • Parent’s work place-Many companies offer scholarship opportunities for the children of employees.


What will you need to do
What will you need to do?

  • Complete an application. I have included links to applications, where available on our website.

  • Provide Letter(s) of Recommendation. Often from a teacher or someone familiar with your academic and/or extra curricular achievement.

  • Complete an essay or essays.

  • Provide proof of marks. Often an official transcript is required. Please give me enough notice to get one ready for you.

  • Provide evidence of extra-curricular involvement/leadership.

  • Provide proof of financial need. Some scholarship opportunities require this.

  • Be nominated by the school. If you are interested in a scholarship where this is required please give me some advanced notice.


University scholarships
University Scholarships

  • Each university has a Finance/Student Awards link or something similar on their website https://experience.brocku.ca/Undergraduate_Study/Awards.ezc

  • Entrance scholarships-given automatically based on entry average. The higher the average, the larger the scholarship. Universities a greater distance from the Golden Horseshoe tend to offer more money.


University scholarships1
University Scholarships

  • Major Scholarships-most university offer a handful of these. Can be worth tens of thousands of dollars. Sometimes have a financial need component.

  • Faculty Specific Scholarships-these are tied to particular programs


Colleges
Colleges

  • Like the universities each college has a Finance linkhttp://www.niagaracollege.ca/content/FinancialAidandAwards/FinancialAidHome.aspx

  • Colleges tend to offer three types of scholarships and bursaries:

  • Those which are program specific.

  • Those which are non-program specific

  • Those which are based on financial need


Closing thoughts
Closing Thoughts

  • Look ahead for scholarship and bursary opportunities

  • Create a portfolio of letters of recommendation and essay responses that you can reuse

  • Watch due dates carefully

  • Don’t try to apply for too many-applications can be very time consuming


ad