Who is Eligible

Criteria for a Merit Award
A successful applicant:

  1. Must be currently enrolled in high school as a full-time student for the school year 2017/18 OR as a full time-student during Fall or Winter of the school year 2017/18;
  2. Must intend to return to school as a full-time student, in the 2018/19 school year, in Grade 12 or post-secondary education at the university or college level, including registered apprenticeship programs;
  3. Must demonstrate dedication to schoolwork;
  4. Should demonstrate a high level of commitment to extracurricular school activities; and
  5. Should demonstrate a high level of commitment to volunteerism in the community at large.

Please note:

  1. Personal challenges and obstacles faced by the applicant, including financial circumstances, will be given significant consideration.
  2. Contributions to family welfare and/or work experience will be considered.

In order to receive the Merit Award Bursary funds:

  1. Student recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student at high school or in university or college for the school year 2018/19.
  2. The bursary will be paid in the Fall of 2018 after the student provides proof of his/her active enrollment.

List of Participating Schools