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FALL GRAD MEETING. Class of 2014 (this slideshow is available on our school website). Agenda. Release of Information Form Grad Application Community Hours SAT Information University and College Visits (UIP and CIP days) OUAC and OCAS websites

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class of 2014 this slideshow is available on our school website



Class of 2014

(this slideshow is available on our school website)

  • Release of Information Form
  • Grad Application
  • Community Hours
  • SAT Information
  • University and College Visits (UIP and CIP days)
  • OUAC and OCAS websites
  • College, University, Apprenticeship Requirements
  • Scholarships and Financial Assistance (Websites)
  • OSAP, 30% Off Tuition Program, Local Awards
  • eINFO (,

“Release of Information Form”

  • Grants permission to EDHS to provide information recorded in the OSR when student is no longer attending EDHS to a future employer or post- secondary institution, i.e. course marks
  • Due no later than Fri. Sept. 27th to Student Services Office
grad application
  • Graduation is a year long process
  • Application deadline is Thursday, Oct. 10th
  • Must be eligible to graduate by June 2014
  • Fee to cover graduation cost is $55.00
  • Complete all information requested on application
  • Read the conditions on the application thoroughly
  • Grad date: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at EDHS

(arrival at 4:00 PM, ceremony at 5:30 PM)

community hours
Community Hours
  • 40 Hours Community Service are requested by MoE to fulfill one of the requirements OSSD
  • Completed Community Hours form must be submitted by March 1st, 2013
  • Complete your community involvement document correctly and verify that the signatures are in the appropriate space
  • Submit your completed form to Mrs. Pearce in Student Services as soon as it is completed
sat information
SAT Information
  • Students interested in attending U.S. university/college
  • SAT Website to register (must register on-line)

Dates: November 2, 2013 (register by Oct. 3rd)

January 25, 2014

May 3, 2014

Location: EDHS, 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

  • Preparation booklets available in Student Services.
  • Prep courses/tutors available – see Guidance.
  • All information is available on the website.
university college visits
University/College Visits
  • See handout to select schools you are considering
  • Sign-up in Student Services with Mrs. Pearce and obtain an admit slip (slips will not be granted on day of presentation as destination must be verified)
  • Do not miss tests to attend these visits
  • Go to your class and show teacher your appointment slip but do not hand in to teacher
  • Admit slip is required to attend presentation and will be collected so that attendance can be tracked
  • College bound students are not eligible to apply to university presentations
uip university information program day
UIPUniversity Information Program DAY
  • Date: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Location: Kingsville District High School
  • Sign-up in the Student Services by Nov. 4th
  • Parental note for absence required
  • College-bound students cannot attend
cip college information program day
CIPCollege Information Program DAY
  • Date: Tue. Oct. 15th, 9:00am –11:00am
  • Location: St. Clair College
  • Sign-up in Student Services

 bring in a note to main office or,

 have parent call the day before the event

 by Oct. 7th if you want bus provided by the college

(need field trip permission form)

  • Do not come to the main office to sign out on the day of the event!
ouac ocas
  • Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC)
  • Ontario College Application Services (OCAS)
  • On-Line Application
  • Deadline: January 15th, 2014 (OUAC)
  • Deadline: February 1st, 2014 (OCAS)
  • PIN Numbers for OUAC applicants available by November
  • No PIN numbers needed for OCAS – you create a user account
  • A tutorial session will be conducted in the Library for University and College on-line Application process (students must sign-up for this tutorial in Student Services)
  • More information will be provided as updates are received…listen to announcements. If you are not present for announcements, inquire in Student Services!
college entrance requirements
College Entrance Requirements
  • Grade 12 Diploma (OSSD)
  • All programs require ENG4U or 4C
  • You must check individual programs for other requirements (usually maths/sciences)
  • Ontario College Guide (research location of programs…
  • Go toindividual school calendarsto acquire information for entrance into individual programs
  • Private career colleges can be researched at:

university entrance requirements
University Entrance Requirements
  • OSSD
  • 6 Grade 12 U/M courses, including ENG4U
  • eINFO admission guidelines for university entrance (research location of programs, average ranges, prerequisites, new programs, additional admission criteria, campus news, scholarships…
  • Research program in individual school calendars
apprenticeship and trade certification
Apprenticeship and Trade Certification
  • Brochure available in Student Services
  • Apprenticeship is a hands-on training program for people who want to work in skilled trades and who enjoy learning by doing
  • Requires a High School Diploma
  • You must find an employer who wants to hire an apprentice
  • Contract between Ministry of Skills, employer, and trainee
scholarships and financial assistance
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
  • It is your responsibility to research all scholarships and financial assistance available for you
  • List of websites provided by the GECDSB at  Students  Scholarships

  • External Scholarships - applications or advertisement available in Student Services (many based on community involvement and leadership skills)
  • Listen to announcements
  • All advertisements posted on bulletin board outside the Student Services Office – CHECK THESE!!
  • Take note of deadlines
scholarship research
Scholarship Research

University and College Entrance Awards and Scholarships

  • Each University or College website will have awards information regarding scholarships and bursaries. These sites will tell you whether an application is required or not (also refer to eINFO and College Guide).
ontario student assistance plan osap
Ontario Student Assistance Plan - OSAP
  • Information available on OSAP website

  • Available early May, workshop to come
  • Application must be done on-line
  • Each case is assessed individually
  • “Estimator” feature is excellent
  • “30% Off Ontario Tuition Grant” now available through OSAP application
local community bursaries and merit awards
Local Community Bursaries and Merit Awards
  • Provided by community donors
  • Applications and information provided in Spring
  • All graduating students who are pursuing their education at a post-secondary school after graduation are welcome to apply
  • Must read criteria for eligibility
  • Many based on financial need and not necessarily academic excellence
eligibility for local awards
ELIGIBILITY for Local Awards
  • You must pursue your studies at a post-secondary institution in the Fall after your June graduation in order to beeligible for any scholarships/financial awards/bursaries
  • Graduate students returning for a fifth year of high school are not eligible
  • Awarded scholarships and bursaries are not deferred to the following year – they are forfeited
  • OSSD Requirements (30 credits, 40 Hours, OSSLT)
    • Day school credit cap of 34 now exists…
  • College entrance requirements
  • University entrance requirements

(six grade 12 U/M courses minimum, incl. ENG4U)

  • Make sure you have prerequisites for programs
  • Upgrading is allowed but credit is not counted twice!
  • Ontario Scholar average is calculated from best six Grade 12 courses (all levels of learning considered)
  • Appointments for counselling sessions will begin next week (you can also request appointments – use spares)
  • Your opportunity to ask questions regarding;
    • programs of study,
    • entrance requirements,
    • verify your eligibility
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