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Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Conestoga College's Student Financial Services administers over 400 awards, bursaries and scholarships, worth more than $3.8 million, including $1.3 million in donor-funded awards, each year.

The Awards Directory lists all of the awards available through Student Financial Services. To be eligible for many of these awards students must submit an award application each term.

Awards Directory

The following list of awards are available to students in all programs. We also offer additional program-specific awards which you can search by keyword.

Gerrie Electric Scholarship
Gerrie is a 24-location regional wholesale distributor in electric supply, lighting, automation, project services, supply chain solutions, IP/IOT network and process solutions. They are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in Canada. This scholarship has been established by Gerrie Electric in memory of one of their employees, Tim Strickland, who demonstrated dedication and commitment to their company, his customers and had a passion to give back by mentoring students.
Electrical Technician Industrial and Industrial Co-op; Electrician Industrial – Apprenticeship; Electrical – Construction Maintenance Apprenticeship 0702
Terms offered
Engineering & Technology
Gerrie Electric Supply Waterloo Region District School Board Scholarship
Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited, a family-owned electrical distributor in Ontario, is investing in the future of our industry by providing financial assistance to students enrolled in career fields related to the electrical industry. This award recognizes a student who is enrolled in their first year of an electrical program and who has demonstrated academic success as determined by the college admission process.
Electrical Technician - Industrial; Electrician - Industrial; Electrician – Construction Maintenance
Terms offered
Trades & Apprenticeship


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.


Award: A monetary award based on a combination of criteria which may include merit, community involvement or financial need. May be used interchangeably with “academic grant”. May also be used to refer to awards, bursaries and scholarships collectively.

Bursary: A monetary award based on financial need. Bursaries may include other criteria for selection such as a specific program, gender or heritage.

Scholarship: A monetary award based on academic performance, and in some cases, other forms of earned merit.