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Conestoga Awards Directory

The following are administered by Conestoga College's Student Financial Services. There are many others co-ordinated by individual programs - ask your faculty or program co-ordinator about awards specific to your program.

Note: Student Financial Services is committed to ensuring accurate information; however, individual awards, criteria, and values are subject to change.

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Aboriginal Postsecondary Education and Training Bursary
Conestoga College in conjunction with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities is offering a bursary for Aboriginal postsecondary students. This bursary will provide direct support to aboriginal students who can demonstrate a financial need.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Alumni Association Endowed In-Course Bursary
The Alumni Association created this endowment to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in a full-time program at Conestoga who is a single parent, alumni or first generation student.
Award Value
$1000
Programs
All programs - single parent, alumni, or first generation student
Alumni Association School Awards Scholarships
The Alumni Association created this award to support students who will be entering their final year at Conestoga who are committed to community service and academic excellence.
Award Value
$1000 tuition credit
Programs
All Applied Deg./All programs
Campus Living Centres Bursary
Campus Living Centres provide residential housing that enriches students' experiences and selects a Conestoga student staying in residence, active in the college community such as social, sporting, academic and educational activities while maintaining a specific academic achievement.
Award Value
$500
Programs
All programs
Canadian Federation of University Women Bursary (Guelph Chapter)
The Canadian Federation of University Women (Guelph Chapter) has made this bursary available in an effort to assist women in their educational pursuits. Recipient must demonstrate financial need, and preference will be given to women who reside in Wellington County.
Award Value
$500
Programs
All programs
Carol Gregory Student Leadership Award
Carol Gregory created this annual award to be given to a student to recognize volunteerism who registered in a full-time post-secondary program at any one of Conestoga College's campuses, who has made a positive 'difference' to the College community leading by example, contributing to the growth and motivation of other students and their collaboration with others.
Award Value
$250
Programs
All programs
Conestoga College Achievement Award - Co-op
Established to promote academic excellence for those co-op students who demonstrate financial need.
Award Value
$500
Programs
Open to all co-op diploma and degree programs
Conestoga College Athletic Entrance Awards
These entrance awards have been established to support students applying to Conestoga who will become student athletes and play an important role in Conestoga's Varsity Athletic program.
Award Value
$500
Programs
All programs
Conestoga College Varisty Athlete of the Year
Award created to recognize the female and male athlete of the year.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Conestoga College Varsity Athletic Scholarship
These scholarships have been established to support Conestoga student athletes who play an important role in Conestoga's Varsity Athletic program.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Conestoga Co-op Student of the Year Award
Conestoga is seeking outstanding co-op students for the Co-op Student of the Year Awards. The winning students will receive cash awards and both students and employers will receive recognition.
Award Value
$400
Programs
Co-op programs
The CSI International Athletic Achievement Award
CSI is offering two awards of $500 available to international students at Conestoga College. Recipients must have a minimum grade average of 75% and be actively involved within athletics, a varsity team or intramural sports and demonstrate financial need. For a more detailed description of this award visit International Student Scholarships.
Award Value
$500
Programs
All programs
The CSI International Academic Excellence Award
CSI is offering up to 10 awards of $500 available to international students at Conestoga College, who have demonstrated Academic Excellence by achieving an 85% average in their area of study in the previous semester and demonstrate financial need. For a more detailed description of this award visit International Student Scholarships.
Award Value
$500
Programs
All programs
The CSI International Community Achievement Award
CSI is offering two awards of $2,500 available to international students at Conestoga College, who have demonstrated leadership in one or more of the following areas: community service, international engagement, intercultural understanding, and promotion of diversity, intellectual pursuits, and artistic or athletic endeavors. For a more detailed description of this award visit International Student Scholarships.
Award Value
$2,500
Programs
All programs
The CSI International Student Service Award
CSI is offering four awards of $1,000 available to international students at Conestoga College who are actively involved and volunteer with the International Education Department. Recipients must also be actively involved and volunteer with the International Education Department. For a more detailed description of this award visit International Student Scholarships.
Award Value
$1,000
Programs
All programs
Diemedic Tool & Machine Award
This award has been established to encourage and support students with learning disabilities who show dedication and effort to their studies in the pursuit of a post-secondary education.
Award Value
$500
Programs
All co-op programs, preference given to student in Mechanical Technician - Tool and Die/Tool Maker or Mechanical Technician - General Machinist Program
Erb Group of Companies' OTA Education Foundation "Service to Community" Scholarship
The Erb Group of Companies feels strongly about the importance of community service, and believes that by serving its customers, it can also service its communities and share its good fortune with families, friends and the neighbourhoods where it lives and works. Erb believes that the student who provides service and satisfaction to his/her community will also enjoy success as a result of his/her commitment.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Family & Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County
Available to students who are a Crown Ward or former Crown Ward of Family and Children's Services of Guelph & Wellington County, between the ages of 16-25.
Award Value
$600
Programs
All programs
The Francis Pegahmagabow Memorial Scholarship
Pegahmagabow (1891-1952) was a resident of the Wasauksing First Nation Reserve (Parry Island) near Parry Sound. He was the First Nations soldier most highly decorated for bravery in Canadian military history and the most effective sniper of World War 1. Three times awarded the Military Medal and seriously wounded, he was an expert marksman and scout, credited with killing 378 Germans and capturing 300 more. Later in life, he served as chief and a councillor for the Wasauksing First Nation, and as an activist and leader in several First Nations organizations
Award Value
$1,000 on Tuition
Programs
Open
G. Al Logan Memorial Award
The Al Logan Memorial Award is given to a student who displays warmth and responsiveness in caring for and enriching the lives of a student or group of students. Al Logan displayed the qualities of warmth and caring both at Conestoga College and in the community. It is a real honour to have these qualities recognized by friends and faculty.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Gladys & Norman Raiter
The Estate of Norman Raiter provided this trust to support students with financial need at Conestoga.
Award Value
$100
Programs
All programs
Guelph Community Foundation Applied Degree Scholarship
The Guelph Community Foundation provides this award for a student in a degree program for academic achievement in their first year who is a graduate of a Guelph area secondary school.
Award Value
$1000
Programs
Applied Degree Programs
Guelph Women in Networking
Recipients are women who strive for academic excellence, show responsibility and leadership, are involved in their local, and scholastic community, and are working towards a career that will advocate, promote, or enhance the success of women.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
J. David Stewart Bursary
This award has been established in memory of J. David Stewart, former Director of Continuing Education. This award recognizes a student who displays a pursuit and drive for knowledge, a commitment to lifelong learning and a sense of community.
Award Value
$500
Programs
Continuing Education Certificate or diploma program
James W. Church Award
This prestigious award was established in 1977 by the Board of Governors in honour of the late James W. Church who was the founding President of Conestoga College. The James W. Church Award recognizes a student who excels in the three areas deemed by Dr. Church to be important for a person to become all that he or she is capable of being.
Award Value
$1000
Programs
All programs
Kin Canada - Hal Rogers Endowment Fund
Throughout his life, Hal Rogers believed in the value of education. In his own words, "providing and promoting the finest and most effective education possible for our young people" was a noble endeavor.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Loblaws Scholarship
Loblaw's Scholarship Program is a Great Place to Work initiative that is designed to promote higher education through financial support to our valued employees, their family members and our loyal customers.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
The Maurice Izzard Memorial Award
To commemorate the dedication of Maurice Izzard, principal at Bloorview MacMillan Centre (now Bloorview School Authority) for eighteen years, his family and friends have established an annual award. This award will benefit a secondary school graduate with a physical disability, who plans to commence post secondary education.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
The Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary Fund
The Metis Nation of Ontario created this bursary to support students enrolled full-time at Conestoga that affirm they are Metis and have a financial need.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Mullan Family Bursary
The Mullan family, Kevin, Elaine, Devin and Jillian, have created this bursary to give back to Conestoga to assist the most important people, students with needs, to successfully complete their studies and start their careers.
Award Value
$750
Programs
All programs
The Narhari Sharma Memorial Award
Mr. Narhari Sharma was a symbol of love, wisdom, strength, vision, courage and selflessness. He was a gentle soul who lived to help others. He had an amazing thought process and was a true king maker. Education and equality were two of his key values. This award was created to recognize students who have demonstrated the following qualities: wisdom, strength, vision, courage and selflessness. This award will go to students who have shown true leadership through innovation and have gone out of their way to help others achieve their goals.
Award Value
$1000
Programs
All programs
Neil Aitchison CSI Scholarship
The Neil Aitchison Conestoga Students Inc. Scholarship was created to honour the first president of the Doon Students' Association (1968) later renamed Conestoga Students Incorporated. Neil Aitchison is a strong community partner and has demonstrated exceptional leadership with his continued support of the Conestoga community. The scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional merit without regard to financial need.
Award Value
$3000
Programs
All programs
Ontario First Generation
Conestoga College in conjunction with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities is offering a bursary for students in financial need who are the FIRST (siblings excluded) in their family to attend post-secondary studies.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
President's Degree Entrance Scholarship Series
The President's Degree Scholarships are awarded to students who has achieved the highest average marks upon graduating from secondary school as determined through the Conestoga College admission process and who have achieved a GPA of 3.0 and are in good academic standing at the end of the first semester. One award per degree program.
Award Value
$
Programs
All Applied/Degree Programs
Rick Casey Courage to Cope Award
Throughout his career at Conestoga Rick was a strong advocate for people with disabilities. Upon his retirement in 2007 friends and colleagues donated funds to establish the annual Rick Casey "Courage to Cope Award" which is presented in recognition of Rick's dedication and contribution to students' with a disability, in particular those with mental health struggles as they continue in their efforts to challenge stigma, to attain personal success and to become full participants in their communities.
Award Value
$250
Programs
All programs - Registered with Disability Services
R. McIver Bridging Bursary
The R. McIver Bridging Bursary was developed to recognize and support students who pursue full-time, post-secondary programs of study at Conestoga College after successful completion of a course and/or program within Conestoga's Preparatory Programs and who demonstrate a financial need.
Award Value
$750 minimum
Programs
All certificate and diploma programs
Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation Students with Disabilities Award
The award created by Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation created for students to apply the funds to purchase specialized equipment to assist with his or her studies such as adaptive computer software, talking language masters, tape recorders or alpha smarts or to help pay tuition costs, living expenses, transportation, and cost of books or other learning tools.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs
Scotiabank Global Citizenship Awards
Each year up to three students will be selected to receive Scotiabank Global Citizenship Awards to support International Experience activities, including an approved study abroad or work experience.
Award Value
$
Programs
All programs with International Co-op - IBM and APFM
Tahani Aburaneh Premier's Award
As Canada's leading female authority on real estate investing, Tahani Aburaneh has overcome incredible odds to become a self-made entrepreneur with five companies to her name. A passionate believer in education, Tahani regards the Conestoga as a "significant" pillar in her success as a businesswoman and entrepreneur. This award was created to support a Conestoga student.
Award Value
$1000
Programs
All programs
Welcome Home Award
The Alumni Association provides this award in the Fall and Winter semesters to recognize first-time students whose parent(s) or guardian is a graduate of Conestoga College. Students must be registered in their first semester of their first full-time program to be eligible. Please note that a limited number of awards are available. Recipients will be determined by random draw.
Award Value
$200
Programs
All programs

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