Careers and Scholarships

Definitions:

ADMISSION AWARD - A scholarship or award given to a student entering his/her first year at a postsecondary institution.

AWARD - An award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement. Awards may be in the form of books, plaques, subscriptions of money. A monetary award is usually called a scholarship or bursary.

BURSARY - A non-repayable grant of money. Bursaries are awarded primarily based on financial need, but academic achievement is also considered. Usually, the applicant must provide detailed documentation describing their financial situation when applying for the bursary.

GRANT - A non-repayable sum of money that is given based primarily on financial need, but academic achievement may also be considered. Usually, official documentation describing your financial situation is required when applying.

SCHOLARSHIP - A non-repayable sum of money awarded to a student to help finance further education. Most scholarships are based on merit in areas ranging from academic achievement to athletics.

Applying for Scholarships and Awards