FINANCING POST-SECONDARY PLANS

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

Yconic Scholar Tree ScholarshipsCanada OSCA WRSDB

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

  • the financial aid section of university and college websites
  • your employer
  • bulletin board across from guidance
  • your parent/guardian’s employer or union
  • organizations or clubs in which you and/or your family members belong

W-O NOMINATED SCHOLARSHIPS

There are some major Canadian scholarships that require a nomination by W-O’s Awards Committee. To be eligible, watch for application information on the Guidance Google Classrooms.

W-O Class of 2022:  co2bfvp
W-O Class of 2023: ardrw5c

W-O students can be nominated for the following scholarships by following the processes laid out in the Google Classroom:

Loran Scholarship Schulich Leader Scholarships Western National Scholarship Program Legacy

ONTARIO STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM


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OSAP is Ontario’s 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. Visit ontario.ca/osap for more information.

W-O COMMENCEMENT AWARDS

Every year, graduates are honoured with financial awards at commencement. To be eligible, complete an application for these awards in the spring. Listen for more information on the announcements or check out the Grad bulletin board near the cafeteria.