Scholarship Information 2018/19

Please listen to announcements for any scholarship related information. Once information comes into the student services office this page will be updated.

The  2019 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship program is offering up to $10,000 for post-secondary studies. Applications are due by October 25 2018. For more information about eligibility and application dates please visit:  

The Loran Award
The Loran Scholar Program provides graduating students who demonstrate exemplary character, service and leadership with the opportunity to apply for scholarships valued up to $100,000 over four years of university.  It also offers a mentor and internship program. Students applying for this prestigious scholarship must have a cumulative average of over 85% for the past 3 years. See the website: for more information.

High schools are allowed to sponsor up to 3 individuals each year for this award. If you’d like to be considered for a sponsored application, please complete the nomination application and return it to Student Services no later than Wednesday, October 3rd 2018. The nomination application can be found here.

Please note that students do not have to be sponsored to apply for this award. Students who are not being sponsored by the school can apply to the direct pool by October the 24th.

University of Toronto National Scholarship
Students interested in applying for the University of Toronto National Scholarship Program are asked to visit to learn more about eligibility and steps to applying. The deadline to apply is November 1st 2018. A School nomination is not required for this award.

Queens University Chancellor Scholarship
Students interested in applying for the Queens Chancellor Scholarship and plan on attending Queens are asked to please submit the completed application (link) to Student Services by Friday Nov 2nd. This Scholarship does require a school nomination. For more information about the scholarship please visit

University of Kings College in Halifax
Information regarding scholarships for Kings can be found at Major Entrance Scholarships application deadline is January 15th 2019.

Schulich leader Scholarships
Information regarding the 2018/2019 Schulich Leader Scholarships are now in Student Services. You can also access information on the Schulich Website . Please read the eligibility criteria carefully for this award. This scholarship does require a nomination from the school. Please submit your completed nomination application to student services by Friday December 7th.

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships
St. Thomas Aquinas is now accepting nomination letters for The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships. Please read the eligibility requirements below carefully:

To be eligible to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:

    • an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);
    • currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2018
  • beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2019 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2019 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)

The scholarship program is intended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school. A special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their school and community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community.In one page please explain why you should be STA’s nominee.

Please submit your one page nomination letter to student services by Nov 15th 2018

TD Scholarships
TD scholarships are awarded to students across Canada who have shown exceptional initiative in making a meaningful and lasting difference in their community. Each Scholarship includes four years of tuition at any approved university or college in Canada, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.  Eligibility requirements and applications can be found at

Hard copy Applications can also be found in student services, completed applications are due no later than November 16th, 2018

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
Information regarding the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award can be found at
Applications are due February 1st 2019. This award does not require a school nomination.
Valued at $28,000, The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award is one of Canada’s most established and prestigious awards.

The Western National Scholarship program.

National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates who demonstrate ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning. National Scholarships also recognize exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities such as the arts and athletics. A special emphasis is placed on a candidate’s commitment to community service through ongoing contributions to school and community life.

For more information about each scholarship in the program please visit:

These scholarships do require a school nomination, STA can nominate a total of four candidates.
To be nominated please read the criteria carefully and complete the STA Nomination Application.
This completed application is due to student services by Friday January 11th.

Selected candidates have until Feb 14th, 2019 to complete their scholarship application.

University Women’s Club of Oakville Scholarship Fund

Information regarding the University Women’s Club of Oakville Scholarship Fund is available in student services. Please speak to Mrs. Kiss if you have any questions.

Toronto Real Estate Board

Information regarding the Toronto Real Estate Board Past President’s Scholarship is available in the guidance office. Four Scholarships are awarded annually. Completed applications are due Friday March 22ndto the Toronto Real Estate Board.

Sean Jackson Scholarship

Are you an Ontario high school student making a positive impact on your community through initiative or innovation?

Apply now for our $10,000 Sean Jackson Scholarship.

Click here for more information.

Oakville Lions Club – George Winnett Scholarship

The Lions Club of Oakville has set up a scholarship fund in the name of the late George Winnett, a longtime resident of Oakville and a long time Lions Club member. This year we will be awarding two scholarships. For more information, click here.

Optimist Club Don MacDonald Bursary Award

Heading off to university, college or trade school in the fall of 2019? Do you need some help with your tuition fees?

If you:

  • Live in Oakville
  • Attend an Oakville public or separate high school
  • Are graduating this year
  • Have financial need
  • Have demonstrated leadership and commitment to volunteering

Go to the Optimist Club of Oakville website for full details and application forms. Then contact your high school Guidance Counsellor. There are ten $2,000 bursaries available to graduating students in Oakville.

The Lions Club of Oakville

The Lions Club of Oakville has set up a scholarship fund in the name of the late George Winnett, a longtime resident of Oakville. This year we will be awarding two scholarships of $1000.00. For details and application forms, click here.