2019 SELF NOMINATING GRADUATION AWARDS

2019 Self Nominating Graduation Awards – In second semester, students will be able to nominate themselves for the following awards: Education Award, Frederick Ozanam Award, Health Science/Social Service Award, Notre Dame Christian English Award, Notre Dame Science Award, Notre Dame Physical Education Award, Notre Dame Spirit Award, and The Post Notre Dame Student Award.   Please ensure that your resume is completed in myblueprint in order for you to be considered for these awards. The due date for these awards is TBD.  For more details and a list of the descriptions for each award see the link.  2019 Self Nominating Graduation Award Consideration Form

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program – The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program aims to honour the spirit of Terry Fox, one of Canada’s greatest heroes, by encouraging Canadian youth who strive to emulate Terry Fox’s courage and determination by providing their communities and those in need with humanitarian service. Applications are submitted online and must be completed before the deadline of February 1st of this year.  Please visit the website terryfoxawards.ca for more specific details about this award.

2019 Schulich Leader – Are you are Schulich leader? Are you graduating high school this year, entering a STEM program at one of the Schulich partner universities (not medical practitioner). Do you meet at least 2 of the following criteria: financial need, excellence in academics, excellent leadership skills? If so, submit your resume to Student Services by November 30th, 2018. Also, speak to one of your STEM teachers to get a teacher nomination. Notre Dame can select one nominee. Visit http://www.schulichleaders.com/application for details.

Coats for Kids Scholarship (sponsored by Donnell Insurance) – We are now accepting resumes for a grade 12 student hoping to be this year’s Coats for Kids Ambassador.  A $1000 scholarship will be awarded if this student led initiative collects a minimum of 50 coats by Dec.17th 2018.

Recipient criteria – achieve at least B average in graduating year, must be attending College, University or trade school in September 2019, contributed to the well being of other students and the school, have completed the 40 hours of community service, have not received any other scholarships or bursaries to date.  School criteria – to collect a minimum of 50 new or gently used coats (any size, must be clean and in good condition) by December 17, 2018.

If interested in applying, please submit a resume with cover letter indicating why they should lead this endeavor to Mrs. Little-Velianou in Student Services by Friday, Nov 9th 2018.

Loran Awards – well rounded students who demonstrate character, leadership and community service. Must present a minimum average of 85%. If you are seeking school sponsorship for this award, please submit a resume to Student Services by October 9, 2018. Loran scholars must pursue their undergraduate degrees at one of the approved universities.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Scholarship Report – search hundreds of province-wide and country-wide scholarships. The report is exclusively available to our students in PDF form and will be sent every second month using Remind. Please see your counsellor for a copy if you do not subscribe to Remind.

Students should continue to check this website, visit student services, and check their remind notifications for updates.  Entrance scholarships are based on academic achievement and are given out automatically upon program entrance for most universities and colleges.

Scholarships/Awards – are generally based on grades, community involvement/services, leadership, innovation, or athletics

Bursaries/Grants – are generally based on financial need

Remember to:

Research other scholarships offered by the university or college that you are applying to. Check out eINFO for other opportunities.  Ask your parent/guardian if their employment offers any awards, scholarships, or bursaries.

Other websites that you can use to help you in your search:

www.yconic.com 

www.scholarshipscanada.com

www.studentscholarships.org

www.scholartree.ca

www.macleans.ca/scholarship-finder