Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships

How to fund your post-secondary education can be a daunting prospect. Your school's guidance staff can identify what resources are available and help you prepare your applications.

Most people feel that scholarships are awarded for those students with the highest marks; however, your community involvement, extra-curriculars, sporting, art contributions, family background, and part time employment all come into play when looking for scholarships. Applying for scholarships is a large task and should be started early in your secondary career.

Available Thames Valley awards, bursaries and scholarships

Visit our Student Award and Scholarship Website Directory. Here you will find over 500 awards and scholarships available to eligible students of the Thames Valley District School Board.

For more information, contact the Thames Valley Education Foundation.

Other sources of scholarships and awards

Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA)

OSCA provides links to various scholarship opportunities and Ontario college and University financial aid opportunities.

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college or university. OSAP offers funding through two kinds of money: grants (money you don't have to pay back), and a student loan (money you need to repay once you're done school).


Includes a database of scholarships available to Ontario residents applying to first-year university.

Scholarships Canada

Lists all relevant scholarships and bursaries available to Canadian students.


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