Apply Now for Scholarships and Bursaries

Each semester, complete your Financial Assistance Profile to be considered for all bursaries and scholarships available through Mohawk College.
 

The application for the Summer Semester is now OPEN until May 21.  
 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

Mohawk College Foundation recently established the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) scholarship with a gift from Mohawk College. The intent of this scholarship is to raise awareness of the EDI program and to support students who have encountered lived experiences concerning systemic barriers to equitable access to resources, programs, and opportunities.

The EDI Scholarship will be available in the fall '21 semester.


Important Information:

You must check your Mohawk email for updates.

  • If additional supporting documentation is required you will be contacted through your Mohawk email and provided the submission guidelines.
  • Failure to respond by the submission deadline date will result in your application being removed from reviews or may result in funding availability rescinded.

Note: The Financial Assistance Profile has been upgraded so for the best user experience please use Google Chrome when completing your application.

Before you start please review How to Apply 

***All Students considered for Award reviews must complete and upload an application letter detailing information on why they could be considered for an award. Inclusion of volunteer information is suggested.
 

Domestic Students: To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Protected Person.
  • Have lived in Canada for the past 12 consecutive months.
  • Have lived in Ontario for the past 12 consecutive months.
  • You must register for a full time course load for the semester you are applying to be considered for funding.
  • Returning students to Mohawk must have a successful previous academic record.
  • No Academic Offence on record.

International Students: To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must register for a full-time course load or in a Coop term for the semester you are applying to be considered for funding.
  • Returning students to Mohawk must have a successful previous academic record.
  • No Academic Offence on record.

Important Guidelines

  • Second Career students are not eligible to receive Tuition Set Aside funding. Second Career students can apply for and be considered for donor-based awards. Second Career sponsored students should inquire with Second Career to determine how receiving an award may impact their Second Career funding.
  • International Students will now be included for review of scholarship funding from the Financial Assistance Profile application.
  • Continuing Education Students are not eligible to apply. Refer to Financial Assistance for CE Students for Continuing Education students.
  • All new first-time students at Mohawk should be prepared to submit a copy of their last academic record when requested. Failure to submit may limit access to specific reviews. 
  • BScN and RPN-to-BScN students should be prepared to submit a copy of their  Registration and Academic Report when requested. Failure to submit may limit access to specific reviews. 

What funding will the reviews include?

  • Submit once every semester to be considered for the following financial assistance (where funding is available):
    • You could be reviewed for available financial assistance including Tuition Bursary, 1st Generation, Indigenous Bursary, etc.
    • Award funding (determined with specific criteria)

To be included for an 'Award Review', you must provide a letter explaining why you should be considered for an award.

  • Letters must be uploaded in the Financial Assistance Profile. No email or hard copy submissions of letters will be accepted.

Tips for writing an application letter

To be considered for award funding at Mohawk College, your Financial Assistance Profile must have an Application letter uploaded as part of the application process. Failure to provide this letter with your Financial Assistance Profile may restrict your eligibility for specific funding.

Complete the application letter before you start filling in the Financial Assistance Profile. You will be requested to submit the letter electronically as part of the application. Your letter should be in the .pdf file format. Please name your letter YourLastName.YourFirstName.YourStudentNumber.pdf (for example: theHawk.Mo.123456789.pdf)

Your letter should include:

  • Introduction – Include your name, if you are a full-time or part-time student, your program name and your semester of study.
  • Body of letter – Why do you think you qualify for an award? Include your volunteer work within the community.
  • Conclusion – Show your appreciation for being considered and include how receiving an award will assist with your education.

 

How to save a Microsoft Word document as a PDF file

Once you have finished writing and editing you application letter, follow the following steps to save the file in PDF format. You will be asked to upload the letter in PDF format as part of the application process.

  1. Open the document in Microsoft Word.
  2. Select “File” and then “Save As”.
  3. Use the “Browse” button to select where you want the PDF file to be saved. Please remember where you save this file!
  4. Click on the “Save as type:” dropbox. It normally displays “Word Document (*.docx)”.
  5. Scroll down the list and select “PDF (*.pdf)”
  6. Double-check that your file is named correctly. It should be named YourLastName.YourFirstName.YourStudentNumber.pdf For example: Mo the Hawk, student number 123456789 would use the filename: theHawk.Mo.123456789.pdf
  7. Click on the “Save” button to finish the process.

 

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