How to Apply for Awards
Complete and submit the online General Application if you wish to be considered for an award, scholarship or bursary for which you meet criteria. If you require assistance or detailed information while completing the online application, please refer to the General Application Instruction Manual or contact Student Financial Services for assistance.
Conestoga has more than 400 awards, bursaries, scholarships and academic grants available to Conestoga students. These funds are made available to our students through the partnerships we have established with local business and industry leaders.
To be considered for an award, you must complete the General Application by following the steps listed below:
- Log in to the Student Portal
- Select the Financial Tab
- Click on My Award Applications
- Choose the appropriate Session: (For example, Fall 2017)
- Complete the Personal Information tab and Save
- Complete the College Involvement tab and Save
- Complete the Goals tab and Save
- Financial aid needed? Complete the Budget tab and Save and the Financial Need tab and Save
- If applicable, complete the Permanent Disability tab and Save
- If applicable, complete the First Generation tab (Winter semester only) and Save
- Review your application and Submit
- You have the ability to update a submitted application until the submission deadline if your circumstances change. Please remember to Save and Submit each time you make changes.
- Paper applications will no longer be accepted. If you require assistance completing the General Application online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Student Financial Services.
- Students submitting a General Application will be assessed for all available awards for which students meet the criteria including donor-funded awards, Conestoga Entrance Academic Grant, Conestoga Student Assistance Fund Bursary and First Generation.
- Applicants may be contacted to provide additional documentation or receipts.
- You will be receiving additional emails to your Conestoga email during the fall and winter semester to inform you of other award, scholarship and bursary opportunities that may have additional submission requirements or a separate application.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Character maximums include spaces.
- This application is for internal awards only. Some awards are offered through outside agencies and must be applied for separately.
- International students may complete the application and will be considered for a limited number of awards and scholarships.