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External Scholarships (Financial Aid)

There are a variety of external scholarships available to assist you with your tuition and other education expenses.

Confederation College receives notices from external organizations who wish to advertise their scholarships on our site. These organizations are not affiliated with Confederation College. We do not endorse any of these awards and recommend that you thoroughly research the third party groups listed below before applying or giving personal information. 

Annual Dealhack Community Volunteer Scholarship

Scholarship amount: $1,500
Purpose: To fund education for students that demonstrate exceptional volunteer involvement in their community.
Link to more info:
Link to apply:
Deadline to apply: June 30 annually

Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Annual Scholarship Program

Undergraduate Students

One $1,500 (CDN) scholarship is available through each of the six CPCI Regional Chapters (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes) for Engineering or Engineering Technology students entering their final year of study in September 2019.

The successful candidates from each region will also be paired with a precaster in their geographic area to learn more about precast and prestressed concrete, precast operations, and opportunities in the industry.

This scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a third year bachelor’s program in Engineering at an accredited university program, proceeding in good standing into fourth year by the summer of 2019. The scholarship is also open to students enrolled in their final year of Engineering Technology at an accredited college.

Graduate Students in Civil Engineering

CPCI will present one $15,000 (CDN) scholarship for graduate or post graduate studies in the field of precast or prestressed concrete related research, design or construction for the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship is renewable for a second year pending successful performance review by the CPCI Graduate Scholarship Selection Committee. The CPCI Graduate Scholarship is open to Civil Engineering students who have completed a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited institute of higher education.

Submission deadline: July 3, 2019

How to Apply 

To view the criteria and application procedures for the scholarship program,
visit CPCI’s website at:

Voquent Voice Acting Scholarship

The winning student will be provided with a scholarship award equivalent to $2,000 (£1,500) to include additional education & resources, but most importantly the mentoring and studio equipment they need to start work!

Learn more here:

SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship

This award, in the amount $2000, is for students who have acted as a caregiver to an adult friend or relative in any capacity

Deadline to apply: July 15, 2019

For more information and details on how to apply, follow the link below:

Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc. 2019 Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Canadian college and university students, and the chosen student will be awarded $1,000 grant towards their education!

Deadline to apply: August 31 2019

Please follow the link below for more information and details on how to apply:

AIS Technolabs Scholarships

AIS Technolabs is excited to offer a $1000 scholarship to students in the following fields: 

Deadline for submission: May 15, 2019

For more information, please follow the links below:

Human Resource Scholarship Program for USA & Canada Students:


Accounting Scholarship Program for USA & Canada Students:


Game Development Scholarship for USA & Canada Students:…


Medical Student Scholarship for USA & Canada Students:

Community Living Walkerton and District Bursary

Community Living Walkerton and District is please to offer a bursary for students who are enrolled in full time post secondary education, at any level of their studies.  this is meant for those whose home base is in Grey or Bruce Counties in Ontario. The intention is to encourage all to engage in efforts to help make our communities inclusive of all citizens.

Please follow the links below for more information and to access the application form:   

CIBPA Scholarship

The CIBPA National has created a $2,500.00 Scholarship prize.

The Scholarship Program is open to legal residents of Canada who are in a full time University or College program. Students of Canadian/Italian origin (where your family history consists of Italian ancestors) and students in Italian studies attending any Canadian University or College at the time of entry (each an “Entrant”) may apply.

All Entrants who are minors in their province or territory of residence must obtain permission from their parent or legal guardian to participate in the Scholarship Program. In such cases, the parent or legal guardian will be deemed to be the Entrant who must comply with all Program requirements set forth herein and who may accept the Scholarship on behalf of the minor recipient.

The National Federation reserves the right to limit, or restrict upon notice, participation in the nomination process to any person at any time for any reason.

For Complete Details  visit

2019 Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship 

The Gaulin Foundation is pleased to announce that it is once again accepting applications for the Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship – a national scholarship that promotes the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education.

The $1,000 scholarships are being offered in honour of Sarah Gaulin, who died at the age of 26 after a longtime battle with mental illness.  We would appreciate you sharing the attached information with students you work with.

In order to apply, students must be registered in a post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of their mental illness. Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding applicants who meet the criteria of the program. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2019.

Details about the scholarship can be found at

The BeMo® & SortSmart® Diversity Advocacy Scholarship

The scholarship is designed to help pre-medical and medical students with medical school application and tuition costs, respectively. The scholarship runs twice a year in spring and fall offering $1,000 to each scholarship winner. The deadlines are May 31st and Oct. 31st of each year.

Applicants must be full-time pre-medical (any undergraduate discipline) or medical students in good academic standing. Each applicant will complete a short survey about their academic experience in addition to a brief, online, 15-question SortSmart admissions screening test. The screening test assesses characteristics and traits that we believe are essential to becoming a future physician and an advocate for diversity.

Full details for the students found at and

Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Ontario Scholarship

Applications for the 2019 Dr. E. Bruce Hendrick Ontario Scholarship Program are available now for individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus living in Ontario. Deadline for application submission is the last business day of April annually.

Please visit the link for more details:

Engineering Scholarship Program Application For Undergraduate Students


One $1,500 (CDN) scholarship is available through each of the six CPCI Regional Chapters (British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes) for Engineering or Technology students. The winning students in each region will also be paired with a precaster in their geographic area to learn more about precast and prestressed concrete, precast operations, and opportunities in the industry.


All students that meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Currently enrolled in a third year bachelor’s program, in Engineering (all disciplines qualify), at an accredited Canadian university, proceeding in good standing into fourth year, by the summer of 2019 or;

  • Currently enrolled in their final year of a Technology program (all disciplines qualify) at an accredited Canadian college.

  • Must be a full-time student during the entire scholarship year.

  • Preferred applicants will demonstrate an interest in reinforced and prestressed concrete design and an interest in the precast concrete industry.

Application Procedure

1. All applicants must apply for CPCI student membership, please visit to apply online. There is no charge for CPCI student membership.

2. All applicants must have at least ONE Statement of Appraisal submitted on their behalf (see Statement of Appraisal details on page 2).

3. Students must submit an official transcript of their studies to date along with the application form.

4. All applicants must complete the CPCI Student Scholarship Program Application form

Submission Deadline

Applications must be received no later than July 3, 2019.  Contact CPCI at 877-937-2724 or at if you require assistance or if you need additional information. 

EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship 

The EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship is an active scholarship by Every year, we award outstanding students for their essays on the energy industry. 

The deadline is January 31st of each year. We are offering a $500 scholarship to any student enrolled in a Canadian or American post-secondary educational institution (USD 500 for Americans or CAD 500 for Canadians). All you have to do to be considered for the scholarship is write an essay in English or French, no more than 500 words in length, telling us where you see the future of the energy industry. You can talk about anything you want — green energy, oil politics, the continued use of nuclear power, your personal ideas and innovations — so long as it’s about energy in the world of tomorrow. What do you think people will be reading about in the news in a few years?

Please feel free to check technical details regarding submissions, rules and requirements at the official scholarship website:

Graphic Web Design Scholarship Program

Alliance Recruitment Agency is very excited to tell you that we are offering a scholarship of $1000 to students.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled or planning to enroll in graduate or postgraduate degree in graphic design, fine arts, visual arts, graphic communication or any other graphic design courses.

  • The graduate or postgraduate degree you are opting for should be from an accredited college/university/institution.

  • You must have achieved cumulative GPA of at least 3.9 scale.

  • You should be a citizen or permanent resident of USA or Canada.

  • While applying, you should be at least 18 years of age.

  • You must have graduated from High School or Secondary School or equivalent.

  • You must have completed at least one term of college or university before applying.

  • You must be a regular student.

  • College/University dropouts are not eligible.

To learn more about the scholarship program, you can visit our website at the link below:

The Cover Guy 6th Annual Scholarship 

The requirements for this scholarship are as follows:

  • The student must be currently enrolled, or going to be enrolled in a program at a university, college or trade school in the United States or Canada for the upcoming school year.
  • The applicant must submit an article consisting of 500-1000 words.
  • The article must be in and around the applicants experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc.
  • Please apply through email and include your name, phone number, address, student ID number, school name, program and your article. Give an explanation as to why you should be considered for the award (grades, volunteer work, etc.)

Scholarship Award: $500.00

Due Date: July 1st 2019

Award Date: August 1st 2019

Please email your essay to:

For more information please visit:

CAWIC Bursaries (Canadian Association for Women in Construction)

The Canadian Association for Women in Construction is a not-for-profit organization of women working in various construction-related fields. CAWIC is offering bursaries in the amount of $1,500 to qualifying female students who are currently enrolled in a construction-related field of study.

Follow this link for more information on the bursaries available:

Due Date: May 30th of each year

The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship

The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship is presented to a post-secondary student with a disability. It is awarded to a future leader to help them realize their career ambitions. One student is selected every year and is awarded $3000.

Due Date: March 29th, 2019

For more information on this scholarship please visit the following website:

2019 Veteran Car Donations Annual Scholarship 

Due date: August 15, 2019

Value of scholarship: $1,000 (1 winner), $250 (2 runner ups)

Qualifications: To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.

To apply, please follow this link: 2019 Veteran Car Donations Annual Scholarship


Movavi Scholarship 

Movavi would like to offer the students of Confederation College of the Applied Arts and Technology a Scholarship of $1,000 for 2 minutes of Work

To take part in the Movavi Scholarship Program, students need to create a video using Movavi Video Editor and Movavi Clips, which are free to access. Students will have to then share it on the home page of the Movavi company website and on social networks with a special hashtag. An independent committee will determine the scholarship winner. 

For more information about the scholarship and how to apply please visit the links below:

Indspire Scholarship

Noront partnered with Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards in 2014 to create the The Noront Resources Aboriginal Award in Memory of Paul Semple.  Since 2014, over 25 awards have been presented to students in post secondary education including technical programs or apprenticeships.

Preference is given to students from: Aroland, Attawapiskat, Constance Lake, Eabametoong,
Ginoogamang, Long Lake #58, Marten Falls, Mishkeegogamang, Neskantaga, Nibinamik, Webequie and any graduates from the Ring of Fire Aboriginal Training Alliance (RoFATA).

Application deadlines are February 1, August 1, and November 1 annually.

Click here for more information or to apply.

A Place for Mom Sixth Annual Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling submissions on senior living.

Please visit for deadline dates and further application information.

Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians

Purpose: To encourage Aboriginal Canadians to pursue a career in journalism through a combination of studies at a Canadian postsecondary institution and experience in a newsroom.

The Award: A gift of $4,000, intended to defray education costs. Scholarship recipients with appropriate experience and qualifications may also receive an offer of temporary employment or other opportunities at The Canadian Press, at the sole direction of the scholarship provider.

Eligibility: To be awarded to an Aboriginal Canadian (status or non-status Indian, Metis or Inuit) who is enrolled at a Canadian university or community college. The student must already be attending the postsecondary institution and must be either enrolled in a journalism program or actively involved with a news organization associated with the institution (such as a student newspaper or broadcast station). The scholarship is open to both French and English-speaking aboriginal Canadians.

Deadline: November 1 of each year.

Application forms and further information can be obtained from:

Marissa D’Mello, Human Resources, The Canadian Press, 36 King Street East, Toronto, ON, M5C 2L9. Phone: 416-5072132 or email:

SeniorsZen Scholarship offers scholarships to students enrolled full time in a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited Canadian college, university or trade school. To be eligible you must be a legal resident of Canada or hold a valid student visa. Scholarships are awarded based upon an essay or one page info graphic on a topic related to senior living in Canada. For more details about the application process, go to and navigate to the Scholarships section. This is an annual scholarship.

Hydro One, One Awards: The First Nations, Metis & Inuit Award

Value of Award:

  • Two annual academic awards, in the amount of $3,000
  • Offer of a developmental work term with Hydro One Networks

Eligibility Criteria:

  • First Nations/Metis/Inuit students in good academic standing currently in their first, second, or third year of Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Engineering/Technology, Computer Science, Forestry, Business, Information Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science/Studies - or a combination of these programs
  • In good academic standing
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and involvement in extra-curricular campus/community activities
  • Demonstrated strength in oral and written communication skills
  • No more than one other concurrent award of equal or greater value held in second year
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada upon graduation
  • Proof of Aboriginal ancestry (ie. Status, Treaty, Metis Membership or Nunavut Certificate Card)

Deadline for application is April 30th and December 31st of each year.

Please visit to apply.

Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries and Scholarship Awards Program

Indspire has disbursed over $54 million through 16,000 bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Metis students across Canada since 1985.

For details about each scholarship or bursary and to submit your application, please visit:

Project Hero Scholarships

Project Hero, started in 2009 by Retired General Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Colonel Kevin Reed, is a unique program providing undergraduate scholarships to children of fallen soldiers. Since September 2009, many of Canada’s finest colleges and universities are offering tuition to children of CAF personnel who have lost their lives while serving in an active mission.

To be eligible, the recipient must be:

  1. A dependent of a Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission
  2. Under the age of twenty-six
  3. Registered as a full-time undergraduate student at the college, in a program of study eligible for funding by the Province of the location of the college
  4. Meet the academic requirements for entry to the academic program for which the recipient applies and maintain satisfactory academic standing in the program

Eligibility to the scholarship program for the children of Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission will be determined by Canadian Armed Forces criteria.

Additional information can be found at:

Scholarships Canada

Deadline: Various

Canada’s most comprehensive scholarship portal. Search through their extensive database to find scholarships, student awards, bursaries and grants. You’ll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning. Visit Scholarships Canada.

Deadline: Various is a FREE scholarship search service devoted to helping high school seniors, university and college students find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance. Visit


National Educational Association of Disabled Students

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is pleased to announce the availability of its new financial aid portal for students with disabilities, Visit