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There are a number of awards available through agencies external to Mohawk College. These awards are listed below with links to the appropriate web sites from which you can learn more about the award and apply. This site also links you to several external award search engines to start you on your own search.

Search Mohawk College issued awards by utilizing the Awards Search (opens new window) to review what awards are available and the criteria used for eligibility and determination of funding.

Disclaimer: Mohawk College does not promote scholarship opportunities being offered by private individuals and/or corporations. The information on this website is provided for the convenience of students only. While every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy and completeness, Mohawk College accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in the information provided and no responsibility for the content of the linked, non-Mohawk College websites. Students should independently confirm competition details and closing dates by consulting the relevant websites directly.



Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women Provides bursaries to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training.

The application closed on November 15, 2020
Fill out a Chaney-Ensign Bursary

Provides bursaries to post-secondary students (of any subject) who can demonstrate financial need, and who have graduated from a publicly funded secondary school in Hamilton. Undergrad and postgrad students are eligible. 

Application deadlines are October 1 and February 1.

Fill out a Geritol Follies Bursary

Provides performing arts bursaries to talented and promising students who can demonstrate financial need, are students of voice, drama, dance or musical instruments and who have graduated from a publicly funded secondary school in Hamilton or Burlington. Undergrad and postgrad students are eligible.

The application deadline is October 1.

Fill out a David Davis Memorial Bursary Provides bursaries to students who can demonstrate financial need, and who are enrolled in a music program at a college, university or institution in Canada, the United States or abroad. Undergrad and postgrad students are eligible.

CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program Application Form

The CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program aims to provide financial support to college and institute students that demonstrate financial need and who often face greater challenges and barriers to participate and complete post-secondary education.

Students attending colleges or institutes in rural, remote, or northern areas will be given preference for the ten bursaries of up to $5,000 each.

CPAC Canada scholarships The CPAC Foundation provides scholarships to secondary and post-secondary students who have demonstrated academic excellence and community leadership. Since 2000, the Foundation has given out 224 scholarships and awards with a total value of $278,000.
Soroptimist International Dundas Ancaster Flamborough The Live Your Dream Awards offers three levels of cash awards. Eligible applicants can submit their application between August 1 - November 15. Ultimately, a Live Your Dream Awards finalist has the potential receive up to $16,000 to help offset tuition costs, purchase books, get transportation, or find reliable childcare so she can worry less about how to pay her bills and focus on reaching her dreams.
Ben Sandison Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Ben Sandison, supporting students continuing their education in writing, music or fitness.

Pink Pearl Foundation Pink Pearl Canada is a community-oriented charitable organization that provides support, facilitates connections and empowers young women who are courageously overcoming the social and emotional challenges of being diagnosed with cancer across Canada.
ORIMS Founders Student Bursary Award A. Applicants must be full time students of a College/University located in Southern Ontario.

B. Applicants must be enrolled in a risk management and/or insurance diploma program of a college or university.  Applicants enrolled in the Certificate of Risk Management program will not be considered unless these courses form part of the full-time curriculum.

C. Applicants must have completed or be nearing completion of either mid-term or full- term of the course requirements for the first or second year of the diploma program.

D. Applicants must be Canadian citizens.

E. Applicants must achieve and provide evidence of high academic standing (70% overall average or higher) for the most recent academic year at the post-secondary institution where they are enrolled in a risk management or insurance diploma program as noted in Item B.  Applicants must provide their latest transcript (either mid or full term, as applicable)
The Kin Canada Bursary The Kin Canada bursary was established to promote, encourage and sponsor educational programs and activities, by providing financial assistance in the amount of $1000 to applicants in their quest for higher learning at a recognized post­secondary institution. 
S.M.A.R.T. Scholarship
Single Women in Motherhood Training Program (S.W.I.M) is a non-profit organization that offers hope, support, and guidance to single mothers.

Application submission deadline: August 1st, 2021.

Interested applicants can email administration@singlewomeninmotherhood.come to receive further information.
The Stantec Equity & Diversity Scholarship We believe everyone has a right to education, and we are committed to providing people in historically underrepresented and Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) groups with financial aid.
Electro-Federation Canada The EFC Scholarship program provides post-secondary students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry, with funding to support their academics. Deadline- May 31st for applications
Consolidated Credit Canada Scholarship Program A financial education nonprofit designed to help Canadians find relief from credit card debt and achieve long-term stability through financial education.  Deadlines: March 1 to June 30, 2021. Winner announced by 15 July.
Roots Community Services Diversity Scholarship Program  The PCK Diversity Internship Program is designed to give students from the Black, African, Caribbean, and Indigenous communities the opportunity to Recognize current social inequalities &inequities and create programs to promote positive changes.
Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship The Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship is presented to a post-secondary student with a disability.
Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund Application The True Sport Foundation embraces and promotes the seven True Sport Principles as a means to instilling character in our children, strengthening Canadian communities and increasing our opportunities for excellence.
EFC Scholarship Program The EFC Scholarship program provides post-secondary students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Electrical industry, with funding to support their academics. Explore 52 scholarship opportunities available through this program and apply for your future today! View all available scholarships
Canadian Association of Women in Construction  Female students who are currently enrolled in a construction-related field of study, are planning to continue with their program in the fall term and have completed at least one year of a full-time, related diploma or degree program. They must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada

CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary

Providing support to college and institute students who face challenges, especially financial needs, to participating in and completing their post-secondary education.

WTS Advancing Women in Transportation

The scholarship is open to any student who meets the following criteria:

- Is registered full-time at a post-secondary institution in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

- Is pursuing a degree which will lead to a career focused on transportation.

- Has a demonstrable interest in promoting the advancement of gender diversity within the transportation industry.

Click here for more information about eligibility. 

North American Van Lines 2021 Logistics Scholarship North American Van Lines is a large moving company and is looking to provide a scholarship to three students who major in logistics, supply chain management, business, or a similar field. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current students and to those who are enrolling in college.
The School of Natural Medical Aesthetics Post Secondary Scholarship

Open to students in the United States and Canada entering their first year of university or college study. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and will be required to write a minimum 500 word essay in regards to a major challenge or issue they see in the world and how they intend to help resolve it using their skills and knowledge they will attain during their studies.

Pain Care Clinics Medical Scholarship You must currently be enrolled (this includes students starting in Fall of 2021) in a College or University program related to health care.
No plagiarism.
Only 1 entry per student.
Pain Care Clinics will hold all copyrights of the essays received and they can be used for marketing purposes.
Essays must be written in English.
Prizes will be awarded via cheque.
Open to students who attended a high school in or around  the communities we serve:
Mississauga, Orangeville, Oakville, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Kitchener, Windsor, Welland, and the surrounding areas of these Cities.
There will be nine $500 scholarships awarded in total, one per community mentioned above.
Entries must be received by August 30th to be considered. No late submissions will be reviewed.
Winners will be announced on our Social Media platforms by the end of September and contacted directly via email. Winners will have 7 days to respond, or they may be disqualified, and the scholarships will be rewarded to the next runner up. 
The winners must be able to provide valid ID and proof of enrollment in a post secondary school. 
The winners must agree to have their name and photo shared on PCC social media platforms and website.

Write a 500-700-word essay on one of the following topics:
Topic 1.  Why I want to work in the medical field.
Topic 2.  Has the pandemic changed my view on healthcare in Ontario and if so, how?
Topic 3.  Share a personal story of a loved one who has suffered from chronic pain and how they coped.