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Après Collège


Our career counsellor, Ms. Fast is available in the guidance office on TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS and THURSDAYS from 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.


Info sessions

  • October 13: University of Winnipeg Info session Slot C in the library
  • October 17: University of Manitoba Info session Slot B in the library
  • Red River College TBA

Open houses

  • October 20: CMU open house
  • October 24: University of Manitoba Evening of Excellence


Scholarship deadlines

Leader of Tomorrow & BMO Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow scholarship

The University of Manitoba’s 2018 BMO Leader of Tomorrow & BMO Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow scholarship applications are now available!

Applications are available at:

BMO Leader of Tomorrow scholarship: http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/school_entrance/1479.html

BMO Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow scholarship:  http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/school_entrance/4109.html

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2017. An original and two copies are required (all supporting documents must be included in the submission, late additions to applications will not be accepted).

Interviews will be held on March 12th for the BMO Leader of Tomorrow awards and on March 13th for the BMO Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow awards.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Maria Roy, Awards Assistant, at 474-9860 or via email at maria.roy@umanitoba.ca.


Credit Education Week Canada Essay Writing Competition

Deadline: October 16, 2017
Award Amount: 25 prizes of $1,000 - $5,000

Who can apply?

  • legal resident of Canada enrolled in a Canadian high school Grade 12 level full-time program

What will I have to do?

  • Write an original essay (900 – 1000 words) describing the dumbest thing you’ve done with your money and what you learned from it. The essay must meet all of the requirements outlined on the website.
  • Submit your entry online

How do I apply?



Loran Award: Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation

Deadlines:

  • For sponsored applicants: October 18, 2017
  • For direct pool applicants: October 25, 2017

Award Amount: 

Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:

  • An annual stipend of $10,000

  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities

  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader

  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors

  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park

  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings


    Who can apply?

  • Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents who are graduating from their final year of high school

  • Must have a minimum average of 85%

  • Demonstrate outstanding character, service, and leadership


    What will I have to do?


    Submit the following by the deadline:

  • Original signed application

  • Two photocopies of the completed and signed application

  • An original official transcript along with two photocopies

  • An additional copy of page 5 of the application

  • Sponsored applicants: Seek nomination from your school principal or guidance counselor. Submit completed applications to your regional committee.

  • Direct Pool applicants: Apply without endorsement and submit completed applications to the Direct Pool Committee


    How do I apply?

For more information and an application visit the website: http://www.loranscholar.ca/

www.loranscholar.ca
In partnership with universities, donors and volunteers, we offer Canada's largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award.



The Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship

Deadline: October 25, 2017

Award Amount: 80 awards, $5,000 each

 

Who can apply?

  • Be enrolled full time in the terminal year of high school and taking classes through Spring 2016

  • Plans to enter a post-secondary institution no later than the fall following graduation 

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a degree at a post-secondary institution 

  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less annual net income per family is required) 

  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65

  • Attend high school and reside in Canada Be a Canadian citizen

What will I have to do?


  • There are four required essays:
  •  The first three essays are a maximum of 150 words. The first essay must describe the impact adversity has had on the applicant’s life. Next, applicants must describe how they have overcome those adversities, and write about the person or organization that has had the most positive impact in helping them overcome those events. The third essay asks what lessons applicants have learned, or what personal insight have they gained, that helps them prevent their adversities from having a negative impact on their present and future. 

  • Lastly, applicants must also provide a personal statement of 50-200 words in which they compare elements of an Association Member’s life with their own.


    How do I apply?


    For more information and an application visit the website: https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/


Canada Writes: CBC Literary Award - Short Story Prize

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Award Amount: Grand Prize: $6,000

  • The winning story will be published in Air Canada’s enRoute Magazine and on the Canada Writes website. The winning author will be interviewed on CBC Radio and be awarded a two-week residency at an Artist’s Colony.

  • 4 Runners-Up will receive $1,000


     


    Who can apply?


    Open to all Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents


     


    What will I have to do?



List of Universities and Colleges in Canada


 

  Information for future students C.U.S.B.

uofmlogo.jpg U of M  Newsletter - October 2017

University_of_Winnipeg_logo_012011.jpg U of W Newsletter 





​​Financial Help:

Anyone considering attending a post-secondary institution to further their education has many choices and decisions to make. One of the most important is how to you’re going to finance your education. Each person must find funds to pay for tuition, books and supplies, and possibly rent and board, be it for one year or for many.

This portion of the website is a resource of ideas and links to help you find financial aid for your education.

Bursaries

Scholarship Basics

Scholarships

Student Loans​

Guide Funding Higher Education

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Click here for the collection of Impact 50 featured stories. 




Counsellors Seminar


We do hope you enjoy your well deserved summer break, but just a quick heads up that our Counsellors Seminar will be on September 18, 2017.

We will be starting the day with breakfast at 8:15 in Riddell Hall, and a full schedule for the day will be posted on the event page quite soon.

We will also be sending out notices regarding parking spaces and registration.

We look forward to meeting with you in September!

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