✓ Narrow down the schools and programs that you are interested in. Compare costs of tuition and residence fees at each school.
✓ Submit applications to the postsecondary institutions of your choice. Please come to guidance for more information. We have the dates already scheduled.
✓ Consult with a guidance counsellor about scholarships
✓ Continue to search and add to your list of scholarships. Check community clubs, large civic organizations, unions, charitable foundations, employers, and professional organizations.
✓ If you are serious about applying for lots of scholarships, you will need to set aside an hour or two a week to work on them. Note: For many scholarships, an essay is a necessary requirement.
✓ Clean up your social media profiles. First impressions matter!
✓ Begin your search for summer employment mid-January
Upcoming Important Deadlines & Fees
January 13, 2022 Deadline to submit your completed application to the OUAC; includes all final grades from completed Grade 11 and 12 courses and a list of all current-year courses in progress.
Base Application Fee: $150 for the initial 3 university/program choices. Additional Choice Fee: $50/choice
February 1, 2022: Equal Consideration Date
There is a non-refundable fee of $95 to apply to college through ontariocolleges.ca. Up to 5 program choices (no more than 3 at any one college) are included in this fee, as long as they start within the same academic year (August to July).