Post-Secondary Financial Support

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Scholarship   (above) 


Scholarship Information Session HANDOUT   <---  summarizes key points from the presentation on one page                           
Northview-Sponsored Application FORM
Requesting Reference Letter from a Teacher Worksheet


 Our OSAP Presentation occurred on March 9, 2022 at 6pm. (Summary of OSAP Info)

There are different ways to fund your post secondary education.  You need to learn about how student loans, grants, bursaries, and scholarships can help you pay your way through college or university.  Whatever your needs, finding out your options could make a significant difference to your bank balance at the end of your studies. 

GRANT, BURSARY and LOAN information is near the bottom of this page, what's the difference


Scholarships provide money that does not need to be paid back and are usually awarded based on merit.

Which scholarships are appropriate for me?


Where else can I search for scholarships?

 Scholarships for International Students

How do I apply for scholarships successfully?

How do I apply for scholarships successfully?

Where can I find help to plan my finances for my post-secondary studies?

Compiled list of Scholarships

These are scholarships that Northview has received a mailing for either this year or in the past years.
These include scholarships where the school is only allowed to nominate a limited number of students for consideration.
Please use the above websites as your main source of scholarships.

Follow the links to go directly to the websites to find out the due dates for each of the scholarships listed.

Scholarship listed with an asterisk (*), indicates that the application must be submitted to the Guidance Office at least two weeks;prior to the official deadline due to the fact that the school can only nominate a limited number of candidates. Students who want to apply to be nominated/sponsored by the school must fill out this Northview-Sponsored Application FORM and submit to Ms. Dobbin in Guidance.

Scholarship criteria and deadlines can change from year to year.  Students and parents are advised to go directly to the individual website for updates.

Assume that the due date means that the application must arrive by that date, unless otherwise specifically stated on the website or application. So, be sure to start early on your applications - deadlines are ABSOLUTE! 

MONTHLY contest - win $1500; topic - Why Unions Matter Creativity encouraged!!!



Loran Award (Formerly known as the Can. Merit Schol. Foundation National Award)

*U. of Toronto National Book Award* *U of Toronto National Scholarship Program*

READ INFO. CAREFULLY ON WEBSITE! ONE nomination per school allowed for the Book Award - students may also apply directly for the National Scholarship.

  • To be considered for the one nomination, fill out this FORM and submit to Ms. Dobbin by October 10 (Book Award).   Students will be notified whether or not they have been selected to be nominated by Northview.

Horatio Alger Association The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $650,000 annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories. Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record.



YWCA Women of Distinction Awards (early November) -- someone who knows you needs to fill out a nomination form -- PLAN AHEAD

OSSTF Provincial Student Achievement Awards-Eight $1,000 prizes to be won! - Open to all grades.

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation/Tine Stewart Bursary $20,000

TD Canada Trust Schol. For Community Leadership

Toromont CAT Scholarship @ Sir Sanford Fleming College     

Queen’s University Chancellor's Scholarship

TWO nominations are allowed for Northview (Min. average – 90%); Fill out the Northview-Sponsored Scholarship Application FORMand submit to Ms. Dobbinin Guidance by November 15th, 2019. Applicants will be notified by November 18th whether or not they have been selected to be nominated by Northview.

Prospective Educator Scholarship



Burger King Scholars Program

FILIPINO STUDENT AWARDS   (then click on Educational Programs)

                 Filipino Centre Toronto - FCT Outstanding Students Awards 

Schulich Leader Scholarships* (STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering,Math) (not medical related fields) ONE nomination per high school allowed.
Please go to the FAQ section on the Schulich Scholarship website and read over the “Who is eligible to receive the scholarship?” section in order to determine if you should apply. Fill out the Northview-Sponsored Scholarship ApplicationFORMand submit to Ms. Dobbin in Guidance by January 20th, 2020. Applicant”s will be notified by January 27th whether or not they have been selected to be nominated by Northview.


The STEAM Horizon Awards- due in early January
Invites Canada’s youth to promote positive changes throughout
their community using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM).



Western National Scholarship Program 


(The online application and updated documentation will be available in mid-November 2019)
Up to four nominations allowed per school PLUS one nomination of an International Visa student. You must be applying to Western University to be considered. Min. average on all Grade 12 U/M courses: 90%; Complete and hand in the Northview-Sponsored Application FORM by January 31, 2020 to be considered for a school nomination. Students will be notified by February 5th whether or not they have been selected.


Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Awards for Students 

ONE student in each Ontario secondary school is recognized for their volunteerism above and beyond

Ontario -Honours & Awards
CHFT Diversity Scholarships
The Harry Jerome Awards (must be living in housing co-op) Future Aces (Herbert H. Carnegie)



Top 20 Under Twenty Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program RBC Royal Bank Scholarships Louise Russo Youth Awards J.V. Findlay Scholarship (Health & Safety)


A.B.L.E. (Association of Black Law Enforcers)Scholarship Program for those planning on studying law enforcement related programs;



CIBC Youthvision Scholarship Program
For Grade 10 students (60% avg. min) who have a Big Sister / Big Brother of Canada or a mentor from YMCA Canada. Up to $4,000 per year for 4 years of post-secondary education plus up to $2000 per summer while in high school. Talk to your Big Brother / Sister or mentor if you're interested in applying.

CIBC Access Awards and MBA Awards - for students with disabilities
Teachers Life Scholarships: Children/grandchildren of active Teachers Life Members can apply
if attending university or Teachers College in the fall. 
Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship


Program recognizes the commitment of young people involved in anti-racism, diversity initiatives and building safe and healthy communities The Rotary Club of Toronto (Application)
Toronto Real Estate Board -- Past President's Scholarship Scadding Court Community Centre -- Diversity Scholarships W. Garfield Weston Awards



Meridian's Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship



Longan Scholarship up to five $1000 scholarships looking for graduating students who are actively engaged in the Community.

Canadian Hearing Services National Scholarship for deaf and hard-of-hearing Students.

Lincoln M. Alexander Award

This award is given to young people who have shown strong leadership in eliminating racial discrimination. Three awards are given out each year: two Student Awards and one Community Award.

Deadline: May 31 every year National Union Scholarships - different scholarships available - $1500 each; all applicants must be child or grandchild (including foster child/grandchild) of National Union of Public and General Employees;  Separate scholarship categories include: 1. entering post secondary school for policing, criminal justice, community services or health care 2. person of colour 3. Indigenous 4. LGBTQ2 5. disability 6. child/grandchild of National Union of Public and General Employees



Bill 7 Award The Bill 7 Award is a registered charitable trust that awards scholarships to gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirited and queer students who are in financial need and studying at any post-secondary institution in Ontario to attain their first degree or diploma.