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National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) is the source for interactive information and tools designed to help you save, plan and pay for post-secondary education. 


Yconic Website

Yconic is Your Student Community, offering free scholarship matching & peer-to-peer support for your life as a student. Lists scholarships, bursaries, fellowships, grants, and other financial awards. Includes discussion groups related to higher education and to student life.


Scholarships Canada

Scholarships Canada is one of Canada’s largest and most comprehensive databases for students looking for scholarships, bursaries, grants and student awards. We offer unique opportunities for students across all schools, levels of study, fields of study, extracurricular activities and much, much more.

Providing university scholarships to students who exemplify the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox by volunteering and giving back to their communities.
Canadian Merit Scholarship for students who present a minimum average of 85% and have contributions to the school and larger community.
Since 1995, TD has awarded millions in scholarships to recognize students who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community leadership. TD Scholarships for Community Leadership recipients receive up to $70,000 for tuition and living expenses as well as opportunities for paid summer employment, peer networking and mentorship. Supporting young community leaders is one way TD is helping build a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow.
Together with AFOA Canada, a not-for-profit led by Indigenous Peoples, we’ve worked to build a scholarship for Indigenous Peoples. Through it, 25 scholarships are available to be awarded annually, worth up to $60K over 4 years. 
Each year, 40 students are selected from across Canada to participate in the Page Program. Pages are first-year students registered at one of the eligible post-secondary institutions in the national capital region. They work on a part-time basis for one year. For students who have applied to Carleton or UOttawa before the deadline. Must be bilingual with an 80% average have outstanding involvement in community and school activities and strong leadership qualities.
For students pursuing studies toward a career in law. Applicants must be entering their first year of post-secondary study in the Justice Sector. Based on academic excellence and financial need.
Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2000 to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their lives.
Three different scholarships are offered. Each has separate criteria. Please check website for specific details.
Schulich Leader Scholarships are Canada’s most coveted undergraduate STEM scholarships. One hundred are awarded to entrepreneurial-minded high school graduates enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program at 20 partner universities across Canada. Half are valued at $120,000 for engineering scholarships and half are valued at $100,000* for science and math scholarships. Every high school in Canada can nominate one graduating student each year to apply for the scholarship.
Each year a total of up to five bursaries of $2,000 each and three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are awarded to qualified students who meet the requirements of application. Applicants are students pursuing post-secondary studies in parks, forestry, horticulture, landscaping, conservation, or an environmental resource management field, and whose goals are aligned with those of the Foundation and the Ontario Parks Association.
A bursary program has been formed, to support students who want to pursue a form of post-secondary education - up to the age of 24 years. Each year, two $1,000 bursaries are awarded in each of the OPP's five Regions. Selection criteria have been created to identify students who are most in need of assistance, with a focus on former OPP Youth Camp participants.
This annual scholarship contest aims to raise health and safety awareness among graduating Ontario high school students who are headed for post-secondary education—a segment of the workforce who face excessive and significant occupational hazards leading to work-related injuries and deaths.
The Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation provides financial support through awards and bursaries, helping students across Canada reach post-secondary learning opportunities. 
OFSAA is proud to assist hardworking student-athletes finance their post-secondary education through their various scholarship programs. OFSAA scholarships recognize student-athletes moving on to post-secondary education in Canada, who are successful academically, involved in their school and community, demonstrate leadership qualities, and have a financial need.
Candidates must be pursuing post-secondary studies in retail or business & currently working part-time in the retail industry.
For graduating students who are pursuing post-secondary studies in a program related to the natural environment at a Canadian post-secondary institution (college, university, or technical institute) in the next academic year. Students must currently live in Lanark County or West Carleton Ward or attend a school located in these regions or confirm MVFN membership. Submit a complete Bursary application package by May 1, 2023.
Lanark County Plowmen’s Association 
Students who are a resident of Lanark County and are pursuing a college or university program in the field of agriculture are encouraged to apply for this bursary. Value $250. Applications are available in Guidance. Deadline for applications is May 1st of each year.
Great War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Bursary

Applications are available in Guidance. Candidates must be applying to a Health Science Program at college or university (Nursing, Lab Tech, etc.). Deadline is April 30 of each year.


Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Bursary
Candidates must be applying to a Health Science Program at college or university (Nursing, Lab Tech, etc.). Applications are available in Guidance.
Perth Civitan Blood Donor Bursary
Candidates must have attended a blood donor clinic and write a 500 word essay “Why I Chose to Donate Blood”. Deadline is May 1 of each year. Applications are available in Guidance.
Royal Canadian Legion Perth Branch 244 & Royal Canadian Legion Smith Falls Branch 95
Candidates must be attending college or university in the fall and have a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent as a member of the Legion. Students will be considered on financial need, academic effort and performance and appraisal of their work ethic, determination, and leadership. Applications are available in Guidance.


Perth Blue Wings Alumni Bursary

Smiths Falls Civitan Bursary

Perth and District Community Foundation Ken Gray Scholarship for Community Involvement

Perth and District Community Foundation Ken Gray Scholarship for SHSM students

St. Lawrence College Board of Governors Scholarship

McIntosh Perry Engineering Scholarship

Bell-Meier Bursary for Out-of-Province Studies

Tay Valley History Scholarship


* Applications available in Guidance in the Spring