Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award

This award is presented annually to a student who has shown exemplary community service.

Treavel Jackson HEROS Bursary

Every member of our Jane-Finch HEROS hockey family leaves a mark on the lives of our fellow players, our volunteers, and our community. 

Treavel Jackson was a former Westview student. When Treavel joined HEROS in 2014, he became an example of what HEROS symbolized. Treavel had big dreams and wanted to see his fellow HEROS chase their dreams as well. Treavel was on his way to achieving his goals, when his life tragically ended in February 2020.

Even though his goals and dreams would go unrealized, the Treavel Jackson HEROS Bursary assists young leaders from the Jane & Finch HEROS Program, to turn their dreams into reality. The Treavel Jackson HEROS Bursary provides funds for tuition for up to 4 years of post-secondary education or training. 

Emery Village BIA Scholarship

The Emery Village BIA Board of Management recognizes  2 outstanding students who will be studying a trade  for  a bursary after high school, a value of $1,000.

Cynthia Patterson Award

Cynthia Patterson was a Jamaican-Canadian nurse at York Finch Hospital who served and cared for the Jane and Finch community for over 30 years. This scholarship goes to a female student of Caribbean descent who is pursuing post secondary studies in Health Sciences.

Honderich Award - Valued at $32,000 ($8,000 x 4 years)

The Toronto Star has established these awards in honour of its Chair, Beland Honderich. Their purpose is to encourage deserving secondary school students to pursue a university education. A student in their penultimate year at James Cardinal McGuigan Secondary School, C.W. Jefferys Secondary School, Emery Collegiate Institute and Westview Centennial Secondary School will be chosen by the schools annually. The award is renewable for an additional three years. Students are guaranteed a summer job at the Toronto Star at the end of their first year.

The Chancellor Bennett Entrance Award Valued at $28,000 ($7,000 x 4 years)

This award is available to students from Westview Centennial Secondary School, C.W. Jeffrey’s Collegiate Institute, Emery Collegiate Institute, James Cardinal McGuigan and North Albion Collegiate who are entering a direct-entry undergraduate program who have made a contribution to student life in their secondary school or community. Students must have achieved a minimum admission average of 75 per cent and be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for a maximum of three additional years. Recipients of a renewable award must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 and participate in mentoring programs offered in local community schools to support and encourage younger students to persist in their current studies and pursue postsecondary education.

Jim McQueen Excellence in Education Award

The Jim McQueen Excellence in Education Award recognizes students in the TDSB for their exceptional involvement and service to their school and/or community life.

The Chandi Richardson Award

The Chandi Richardson Award is  in honour of Chandi Richardson  Awarded to a student, who through numerous struggles has made the effort to dedicate him or herself to their community, helping others gain confidence, motivation and drive towards success at Westview CSS.

York University Award of Achievement – Valued at $24,000 ($6,000 x 4 years)

Available to secondary school students applying to a direct-entry undergraduate program with an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have contributed to the life of their school and/or community. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for a maximum of three additional years. To renew, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B), enrol in  a minimum of 18 credits each year and must continue to demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship for Academic Improvement and Citizenship

This award is inspired by a need to support the academic growth of students at Westview Centennial Secondary School and to serve as encouragement for students to seek to improve their overall academic achievement and citizenship.

The D Rajeswaran Tenacity Award

D. Rajeswaran Award For Tenacity has celebrated students at Westview Centennial Secondary School and C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute for the past ten years.
Recipients of this award are selected for their brilliance, tenacity, and ability to navigate - and in the process, change -  oppressive systems.

Ontario Principals Council Award

The Principal’s Award for Student Leadership was established by the Ontario Principals Council in 1999. It is given annually to a student who displays exemplary leadership.

31 Division CPLC Student Leadership Bursary Award

The Community Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) identified youth education and employment as one of their main service priorities. One challenge facing our youth today is their lack of marketable skills for sustainable employment. Recognizing this challenge, the CPLC has established  Student Leadership Bursary Awards to assist post-secondary students achieve marketable skills through further education and apprenticeship programs. 

Walk With Excellence Resilience Award - $750 Sponsored by YUFA

The Walk With Excellence Resilience Award is presented to a student from each participating school who has overcome obstacles through outstanding commitment and dedication in curricular and co-curricular programming.

ONE City Scholarship

The ONE City Scholarship Fund was created by educators to support talented TDSB students in their post-secondary studies. Our recipients are ambitious, determined and committed to their community and  have excelled despite considerable obstacles being placed in their way. ONE City's goal is to build a more inclusive city that supports remarkable students from EVERY neighbourhood in Toronto

One Meals Scholarship

One Life Meals is a growing local business preparing healthy meals and educating their customers on long term nutrition and sustainable fitness. Its founder, Mr. Andrei Calinescu graduated from UofT at the top of his class and is a professional mechanical engineer. His love for nutrition, fitness and overall improvement of healthy living has naturally led him to educate and support others in self-improvement. He has extended this initiative into the One Life Meals Scholarship at Westview, giving back to the community while supporting aspiring students in their post-secondary search for gaining nutrition, physical and mental health knowledge.

Klass Scholarship

The Klass Scholarship is designed to financially support students from Westview Centennial SS who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential and community involvement, and who are pursuing an academic degree at a Canadian university or college.  Areas of studies can include: Nursing, Health Care, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Technological Education, Business, or any other discipline approved by the selection committee.

Newcomer Award

This award recognizes the achievements of students who have recently moved to Canada and have excelled in their studies and participation in the school community, despite the challenges that new beginnings can bring.

Collin “Chunks” Burke Jr. Commemoration Award

This award is generously donated by one of our former graduates and alumnus Nicholas Chambers in honour of his cousin Collin who also attended Westview and his cousin’s constant commitment to giving back to the community.  This is for a student that is pursuing post-secondary and who is being recognized for demonstrating hard work, noteworthy perseverance and great growth over his time at Westview. 

THA scholarship

Dee Dee Taylor Eustace is a very successful architect, designer, founder and owner of Taylor Hanna Architect, a local business focusing on architecture, development, and interior design. In addition to their support of female future architects and designers from our family of schools, Dee Dee and her son Jake have also decided to financially support Westview graduating students with a post-secondary design and architecture focus study.

Gerald L. Phillips Award

The Gerald L. Phillips Achievement Award was established to acknowledge the achievement of a senior student during their final year in the Developmental Disability program within Special Education who has shown maximum development towards independence according to individual capabilities and potential in at least one of the following areas: Career Planning / Work Education, Community Living Skills, Family Studies, Health Care: Personal Care, Human Sexuality, Technology, Functional Literacy, Leisure Education, Functional Numeracy, Music, Physical Education, Science, and/or Visual Arts.

Learn & Work Bursary

The Learn and Work Bursary Program provides a $1,000 bursary to Black, Indigenous and racialized Grade 11 and 12 students enrolled in cooperative education program during the 2022-2023 school year.  The bursary is to mitigate financial barriers historically disadvantaged students including achieving their full potential and well-being.


Going to University or College is a great choice for many students.  Its also an expensive one but their is financial help.  Thousands of dollars in scholarships and bursaries are available to help offset the cost of Post Secondary Education.

You many also consider visiting the following websites for other great scholarship and bursary information and opportunities.


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