Post-secondary education can be an expensive enterprise. While financing your post-secondary education can be a difficult and daunting task, giving yourself time to research and knowing where to look for help will get you started on the right foot.

Websites for Canadian scholarships:

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In addition, you may find scholarship and bursary opportunities from:

  • the financial aid section of university and college websites
  • your employer
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  • your parent/guardian’s employer or union
  • organizations or clubs in which you or your family members belong
  • W-O’s Scholarship Monthly newsletter outlines upcoming deadlines for scholarships

There are some major Canadian scholarships that require a nomination by W-O’s Awards Committee. To be eligible, join our Google Classroom, complete your online resume, and watch carefully for deadlines. Classroom Code:  b8yh6nw

W-O students can be nominated for the following scholarships:

Schulich Leader Scholarship 2018 Western National Scholarship Program 2018 Legacy Scholar 2018

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is Ontario’s flagship student support program, offering a mix of grants and loans to thousands of students each year. The Ontario Assistance Program outlines eligibility for grants and loans and includes an estimator for how much aid you may be eligible to receive. Starting in 2017 (for the 2017-2018 school year), OSAP is changing. If your family income is under $50,000 a year, your tuition is covered. Even if your family earns more, the new OSAP is still there to help you. Visit for more information.

Don’t forget to fill out an application for W-O’s Commencement Awards in the Spring. Information will be presented at the Grad Meeting.