IX. Scholarships and Other Awards

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

In-course Bursaries

Acer Saccharum Bursary [I3083]
Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form and confirmation of registration with Student Accessibility Services.
Donor(s):
Steven Ardron and Celine Batterink
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program at the University of Guelph, who have demonstrated financial need and are registered with Student Accessibility Services.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Archie and Isabelle (Cook) Rintoul O.A.C. Bursary [I3060]
Offered by Archie and Isabelle (Cook) Rintoul of O.A.C. '26 and MAC '27 respectively. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7 to Student Financial Services. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Archie and Isabelle (Cook) Rintoul
Qualification(s): Students registered in the department of Environmental Biology in the B.Sc., B.Sc.(Agr.) or the B.Sc.(Env.) degree programs who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits and who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Brinson Partners Inc. Bursaries [I3526]
Brinson Partners Inc., with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, has established these bursaries. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Brinson Partners Inc. with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,500
Burnbrae Farms Bursaries [I3525]
Established by Burnbrae Farms, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program to assist students with financial need to continue their studies as full-time students. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and a statement explaining interests in poultry science to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Burnbrae Farms with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated interest in poultry science. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,000
Campbell-Ouellette Family Bursary [I3098]
Established by the Campbell-Ouellette family who are passionate about supporting students with financial need. In keeping with the family’s broad academic interests, preference will be given to students registered in the Bachelor of Arts and Science Program. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Dr. Malcolm Campbell
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Catherine and Brian Berg Memorial Bursary [I3542]
Established by the families of Brian and Cathy Berg, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program Apply by completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Families of Cathy and Brian Berg with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): C.B.S. student with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $800
Class of '72: 25th Reunion Bursaries [I3512]
Established by the Class of '72: 25th Reunion Fund with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program to support students who wish to study full-time. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Class of '72: 25th Reunion with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 3 awards of $1,000
Class of O.A.C. '33 Bursaries [I3531]
Established by the class of O.A.C. '33 on the occasion of their 65th Anniversary, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Class of 1933 (in honour of the late Prof. WIJ. Squirrell) with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Class of O.A.C. '36 Bursaries [I3501]
Established by the Class of O.A.C. '36 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Class of 1936 with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): An O.A.C. degree student enrolled in any degree program who has demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts
David Havoic Bursary [I3087]
Established by the Havoic family, and inspired by the support that Barry Wheeler provided to David Havoic while he was a student at U of G. The bursary will be awarded to the student with the greatest financial need. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form and attach a letter from Student Accessibility Services confirming registration and physical disability.
Donor(s):
Debbie and David Havoic
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who have a physical disability and are registered with Student Accessibility Services and demonstrate financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
David R. Leach Memorial Bursary [I3534]
Provided in memory of David R. Leach by his family, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. David entered O.A.C. in 1969 as a member of O.A.C. '73 and graduated with a B.Sc. in Agriculture in 1974. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services and a letter from SAS confirming physical disability by October 7. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Mrs Deborah Leach-Sartor with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students who are physically disabled as determined by the Student Accessibility Services with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Denis and Patricia Yates Bursary [I3097]
Established by Charlotte Yates in memory of her parents who were strong advocates for the value of education in society. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Dr. Malcolm Campbell
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Donald P. Watson Bursaries in Horticultural Science [I4501]
Established by the estate of Donald P. Watson, O.A.C.'34, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Preference will be given to students in BLA and the CHATS major in the BSc(Agr) degree program. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 and include a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
The estate of Dr. Donald P. Watson with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in BLA program, the BSc(Env) program, the Agriculture, CHATS, Organic Agriculture majors of the BSc(Agr) program, or the Plant Science major of the BSc program who have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits and who have demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts
Donna Demerling-Pree Bursary [I3082]
Established by Mrs. Donna Pree, Mac BHSc 1967, for first generation students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form and a statement identifying as a first-generation student.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Donna Pree, MAc BHSc 1967
Qualification(s): students registered in any program offered by the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with demonstrated financial need and a minimum of 10.0 completed credits. Preference will be given to students registered in BASc. With a major in Applied Human Nutrition or BASc. With a major in Child, Youth and Family.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Dr. Gordon Macleod Memorial Bursary [I3093]
Established in memory of Dr. Gordon Macleod and in dedication to his interest in the dairy industry. Apply to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca) with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and a letter reflecting on your interest in dairy related studies by October 7. Please be sure to include your name, student ID number, your program of study and the award you’re applying to on your letter and application. Please email your application to awards@uoguelph.ca and include the award name and ID number in the subject line.
Donor(s):
Cynthia Macleod
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program offered by OAC, who have financial need and who can demonstrate an interest in dairy related studies.
Amount: 1 award of $3,000
Elizabeth Burton Bursaries [I3503]
Mrs. Elizabeth Burton, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, provides bursaries to students with demonstrated financial need. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Elizabeth Burton with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students in second, third or fourth year with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
F. Elsie M. Brown and William R. Brown Bursary [I3091]
Supported by a gift from the Estate of Fredelene Elsie May Brown and her predeceased husband, William Robert Brown. Apply to Student Financial Services by Oct 7 with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Estate of Fredelene Elsie May Brown
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by in the OAC who have completed at least 10.0 credits and demonstrate financial need.
Amount: 2 awards of $2,500
George and Margaret J. Miles Memorial Bursary [I3544]
Established by the family to honour the memory of the parents, George and Margaret J. Miles, life long supporters of education. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and a letter describing involvement in extra-curricular activities to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Established by the Miles Family with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): All undergraduate arts and social science students with demonstrated financial need who are in or beyond semester 3 and have at least a 75% cumulative average in all courses completed to date are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who participate and provide leadership in extra-curricular or community activities (examples include student government, charitable organization, volunteer work, Big Brothers/Sisters, contributions to school and/or community, etc.). Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $2,000
Gryphon Investment Council Bursaries [I3513]
Established by Gryphon Investment Counsel, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Gryphon Investment Council Inc. with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,500
Guelph Compassionate Health and Dental Bursary [I3061]
This bursary has been established and approved by the Student Health and Dental Committee to assist students facing unforeseen health and dental needs above and beyond the benefits offered through the University of Guelph’s mandatory Student Health Plan, University of Guelph’s Student Dental Plan or comparable personal dental plan. Apply to Student Financial Services, Manager, Student Awards, with: (1) a completed Financial Need Assessment form; (2) a letter from physician or dentist about the required procedure/treatment that indicate the nature of the unforeseen health or dental emergency and it’s impact on the student's studies; (3) cost estimates from the health or dental practitioner identified in the Regulated Health Professions Act/RHPA; (4) physician or dentist contact information; and (5) Insurance coverage – proof that this procedure is not covered under any provincial or private health coverage already, including the Student Health Plan Student. Applications will be reviewed throughout the semester to handle emergencies immediately. If approved for this bursary, a receipt will be required to be returned to our office once the procedure is completed, unless a receipt has been submitted with the application initially. Students may only receive the bursary once per academic year.
Donor(s):
Student Health and Dental Plan Reserve
Qualification(s): Students currently registered at the University of Guelph and/or be enrolled under the University of Guelph mandatory Student Health Plan. The student must require treatment for an unforeseen health and dental emergency, which is not currently or completely covered by the Student Health Plan, Student Dental Plan or comparable personal dental plan, and requires immediate intervention and treatment for which the consequences of not receiving treatment may impact on the student’s academic progress.
Amount: Several awards of various amounts to a maximum of $1,500
Guelph Student Assistance ACCESS Bursaries [I3556]
These bursaries have been established and approved by undergraduate students through student referendum with the aid of the Ontario government's OTSS program to assist undergraduate and University of Guelph campus diploma students in financial need. Preference will be given to students who are not eligible for provincial and/or federal assistance programs such as Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and/or Canada Student Loan Program (CSLP).Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Central Student Association with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students registered in any degree program with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts up to $1,000
Guelph Student Assistance Program [I3056]
These bursaries have been established and approved by undergraduate students through student referendum to assist undergraduate and University of Guelph campus diploma students in financial need. Preference will be given to students who are not eligible for provincial and/or federal assistance programs such as Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and/or Canada Student Loan Program (CSLP).Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7.
Donor(s):
Undergraduate Students
Qualification(s): Full-time undergraduate students registered in any degree program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts up to $1,000
Gwen Karr Memorial Bursary [I3010]
Mr. T.K.C. Karr, O.A.C. '32, has provided an endowment fund to assist students in a degree or diploma program of the Ontario Agricultural College. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Mr. T.K.C. Karr, O.A.C. '32
Qualification(s): O.A.C. students with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards of various amounts
Helen Mahon Memorial Bursary [I3063]
Established in memory of Helen Mahon, a longtime employee of the University of Guelph and who, following the death of her husband, raised three young children alone, all of whom graduated from university. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7 with a Financial Need Assessment Form and a statement that indicates you meet the criteria of this bursary. Awarded in the winter.
Donor(s):
Family and Friends of Helen Mahon
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who come from a family where one parent is deceased.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Howard and Myrtle Rogers Bursaries [I3537]
Provided by the Estate of Howard and Myrtle Rogers, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
The Estate of Howard and Myrtle Rogers with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students from Wellington County. Students are encouraged to apply for an award in each year of study. The award may have been held in previous years but students must demonstrate on-going financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 10 up to $2,000
Indigenous Student Bursary [I3068]
In 2009, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development established the this Bursary as part of their new Aboriginal post-secondary education funding initiative. These bursaries provide direct support to Aboriginal Students with demonstrated financial need to assist with financing their education. Apply to Student Financial Services by October 7th with a Financial Need Assessment Form and complete the Indigenous Student Bursary application . Selection is based on financial need.
Donor(s):
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD)
Qualification(s): Aboriginal students or students who identify as having Aboriginal identity and/or heritage (self-identification is sufficient) who are registered in any degree, are a resident of Ontario (as defined by OSAP) and have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: several awards ranging in values from $1,000 to $3,500
International Emergency Medical Aid Assistance [I3059]
The University of Guelph provides support to International undergraduate students that are faced with unexpected, or unforeseen financial shortfalls due to a medical issue not covered by UHIP or the Student Dental/Medical insurance plans. Students should apply to the International Student Advisor, in the Centre for International Programs office, by completing an International Student Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and submitting documentation to support the medical issue. These bursaries are awarded on an on-going basis.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): International students registered in a degree program and have completed a minimum 1.50 credits who have a medical emergency expenses not covered by UHIP or the Student Dental/Medical insurance plans and demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Irvine and Grace Black Memorial Bursary [I3051]
Established in memory of Irvine and Grace Black, by friends and family to recognize their many contributions to young people. Irvine, a well-known sheep breeder, was a judge at College Royal and the Royal Winter Fair for over fifty years, and Grace was active in the Women's Institute and the Fergus Fall Fair. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and a letter outlining involvement in the 4-H Club and/or a Women's Institute by October 7.
Donor(s):
Family and friends of Irvine and Grace Black
Qualification(s): Full-time undergraduate students registered in any degree program with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are, or have been, active in the 4-H Club and/or a Women's Institute.
Amount: 1 award of $500
Ivey Cook Bursaries [I3076]
Apply to SAS using the "New Student Intake Form" and a letter explaining your situation and attach documentation showing the denied provincial funding. Recipients will be selected by the SAS Learning Disabilities Team on a first come first served basis, based on the validity and need for an assessment.
Donor(s):
Suzanne Ivey Cook
Qualification(s): Students who have been denied funding through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or their provincial/territorial student aid program who require academic accommodation or support through the Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and who are unable to pay for the required assessment.
Amount: several awards of up to $1,000
Joan Weatherly Memorial Bursary [I3065]
Established by the estate of Joan Weatherly, CSS BA '82, a long-time employee of the University and Sociology graduate with a keen interest in the issues of mature female students. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) and a letter identifying admission status as a mature female student, if applicable. Preference will be given to mature-applicant status female students.
Donor(s):
The Estate of Joan Weatherly
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program in the departments of Geography, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology & Anthropology with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
John & Margaret Van Loon Family Bursary in Science [I3549]
Established on behalf of the Van Loon Family in honour of parents John & Margaret Van Loon. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Mr. Paul Van Loon and Mrs. Lauralene Van Loon
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program in the College of Biological Science or the College of Physical & Engineering Science who have completed a minimum of 2.5 credits. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Joyce Barclay-Ogden Bursary [I3074]
Selection will be based on financial need. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Joyce Ogden
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Leroux Bursaries [I3535]
Established by Mr. Hector Leroux, O.A.C.'44, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Mr. J.H. Leroux with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): O.A.C. degree students in the B.Sc.(Agr.), B.Sc., B.Comm. or B.Sc.Env.) programs with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Madison Gough Memorial Bursary [I3103]
Established by the friends and family of Madison Gough, a gentle, kind spirit who was inspired by nature, animals, or music and passionate about acceptance of difference. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Bob Gough and Laura Ladouceur
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Marie Hardacre Bursary [I3548]
Established by Mrs. A. Marie Hardacre, MAC DHE 1930 for students in CSAHS with a preference to female students registered in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Mrs. A. Marie Hardacre with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students registered in any academic program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $5,000
Mary I. Whitelock Bursaries [I3524]
Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Estate of Mary I. Whitelock with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 13 awards of $2,000
Mason Real Estate Environmental Sciences Bursary [I3106]
Students should apply by October 7th to the Student Financial Services with a completed Need Assessment form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. Selection will be based on financial need.
Donor(s):
Mason Real Estate Ltd
Qualification(s): Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental Sciences program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,500
Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary [I3092]
The Métis Nation of Ontario has established this bursary to encourage Métis people within Ontario to pursue post-secondary education and to support Métis students in undergraduate programs. Selection will be based on financial need. Apply by October 7th with a completed in-course Financial Need Assessment form and a statement confirming Métis status and include your card number.
Donor(s):
Métis Nation of Ontario
Qualification(s): Students who self-identify as Métis and are not registered as an Indian under the Indian Act or as an Inuk on an Inuit registry are eligible. Applicants may be registered in any program and must meet all academic program requirements.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Murray P. And Florence L. Hannah Bursaries [I3571]
Preference will be given to students from the County of Northumberland. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Estate of Florence Hannah with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): OAC students registered in the BSc(Agr) or the BSc(Env) program who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts
Norma Valeriote International Student Bursaries [I3009]
Preference given to a student from a country of focus as defined by CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency). Apply to the International Student Advisor with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form for International Students.
Donor(s):
Mrs. Norma L. Valeriote
Qualification(s): International students registered in any degree program who have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits and demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several of varying amounts
O.A.C. '38 Lloyd Minshall Bursaries [I3529]
Established by O.A.C. '38 Alumni, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to recognize the many contributions of Lloyd Minshall to his classmates and to O.A.C. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
O.A.C. '38 Alumni with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need in semesters 5, 6, 7 or 8. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts
O.A.C. '55 Access Bursaries [I3517]
Provided by the class of O.A.C. '55 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
O.A.C. Class of '55 with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students at any semester level in an O.A.C. degree program or students enrolled in the B.ENG. program with demonstrated financial need and a 60% minimum cumulative average. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statement on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts
O.A.C. '57 Bursaries [I3518]
Provided by the Class of O.A.C. '57 with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
O.A.C. '57 and the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate degree students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts
O.A.C. Alumni Foundation Access Bursaries [I3533]
Provided by the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
O.A.C. Alumni Foundation with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): O.A.C. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
OAC Student Aid Bursary [I3590]
Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Annonymous with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in any OAC Undergraduate Degree program with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: several awards of varying amounts totalling $8,000
Ontario Co-operatives R.P. Forshaw Bursary [I3013]
The Co-operatives, Credit Unions, friends and associates of Prof. R. P. Forshaw have established this bursary. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7 and a letter indicating membership of co-op or credit unions.
Donor(s):
The Co-operatives, Credit Unions, friends and associates of Prof. R.P. Forshaw
Qualification(s): Undergraduate students who have financial need. Preference may be given to candidates who have been or are members of a co-operative or credit union.
Amount: 1 award of $400
Ontario Federation of Agriculture Bursaries [I3520]
Provided by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program. Apply with a letter indicating 4H and/or rural community involvement and a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. To be considered for this award you must indicate it on our N.A.F. and include a statement outlining your extracurricular activities. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Ontario Federation of Agriculture with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): O.A.C. students with demonstrated financial need enrolled in the B.Sc.(Agr.), B.Comm., B.Sc. or B.Sc.(Env.) programs. Preference will be given to students from farm families who have participated in 4H and/or rural community activities. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Ontario First Generation Bursary [I3062]
The Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD) established the Ontario First Generation Student Bursary as part of their Access to Opportunities Strategy. A first generation student is an individual whose parents have not attended postsecondary studies full-time or part-time, in or outside Canada, at any time or in any program. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form and the First Generation Bursary application form. Selection is based on financial need.
Donor(s):
Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD)
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who are first generation students, Ontario residents (as defined by OSAP) and who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: several awards ranging in values from $1,000 to $3,500
Ontario Grape Growers Bursary [I3033]
Offered by the Ontario Grape Growers Action Committee. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
The Ontario Grape Growers Action Committee
Qualification(s): Students with good academic standing in semesters 3 to 6 of a degree program or semesters 3 to 4 of a diploma program administered by O.A.C., and demonstrated need of financial assistance.
Amount: Several of various amounts
Ontario University Registrar’s Association Bursary [I4393]
Established in recognition of an innovative student fee protocol put forward by the Student Executive Council to reduce energy use by upgrading campus buildings through an energy retrofit program. AApply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Ontario University Registrars' Association (OURA) with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students registered in the Bachelor of Environmental Sciences with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of up to $1,000
Robert Auger Humanitarian Bursary [I3058]
Established in memory of Bob Auger, a former Associate Registrar at the University of Guelph. It is intended as an emergency fund to assist students who unexpectedly find themselves in difficult financial situation who could benefit from receiving a grocery voucher. To be considered, students must have completed a Financial Aid Assessment form and arrange an appointment with a Financial Aid Counsellor. Appointments can be made by calling 519-824-4120 extension 58715.
Donor(s):
Family and friends of Robert Auger
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program with an unexpected financial emergency.
Amount: Several grocery vouchers or book vouchers
Ron Scriver Memorial Bursary [I3547]
Established in memory of Mr. Ron Scriver (1946 - 2005) C.E.P.S B.A. '76, to honour his outstanding 32-year career with the Ontario Universities' Application Centre and his extensive involvement with colleagues throughout the University system. Preference will be given to students registered in the Bachelor of Computing Science Program. Apply with a Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Family and Friends of Ron Scriver with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by C.E.P.S with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $2,000
Scotiabank Bursaries [I3532]
Established by Scotiabank, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to assist students with financial need to continue their studies as full-time students. Distributed in the Winter semester. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Scotiabank with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 2 awards of $1,500
Shirley Endean Bursaries [I3570]
These bursaries were created from gifts from multiple donors, with a leading legacy gift from Ms. Shirley Endean, and with the aid of the OTSS matching program. Apply by October 7 to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD
Donor(s):
Estate of Shirley E. Endean & multiple donors with matching funding through the Ontario Trust for Student Support program
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OTSS award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Student Financial Services Bursary [I3107]
The University of Guelph offers in-course bursaries to students who have demonstrated financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): Ontario students registered for full-time studies (as defined by OSAP) in a degree program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards up to a maximum of $6,000
T.K. Warley Bursaries [I3510]
Established by O.A.C. Alumni Association, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to recognize Professor T.K. Warley's significant contribution to the O.A.C. Alumni Foundation and to students through teaching and promotion/development of "Experience Agriculture". A degree student may receive this bursary twice. Apply by letter outlining extracurricular involvement and a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
O.A.C. Alumni Association with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students with demonstrated financial need who are in semester 5 to 8 of any degree program within O.A.C. A minimum 65% is required, as is participation in student activities, governance, and/or college affairs. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of varying amounts
Tony and Nan Legris Bursary [I3072]
Established by Rosemary Legris in memory of her parents, Tony and Nan Legris. Selection will be based on financial need. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Rosemary Legris
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,200
Uffelmann Connor Family Bursary for Indigenous Students [I3109]
Established by the Uffelmann Connor family in recognition of the important role that education plays in creating opportunities for future success, particularly for this historically under-represented population. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca) with a Financial Need Assessment Form and a statement identifying as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit).
Donor(s):
Maris Uffelmann and Dean Connor
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who self-identify with First Nations (Status and non-Status), Metis or Inuit ancestry and who demonstrates financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
Uffelmann Connor Family First Generation Bursary [I3108]
Established by the Uffelmann Connor family in recognition of the important role that education plays in creating opportunities for future success. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services (awards@uoguelph.ca) with a Financial Need Assessment Form and a statement identifying as a first-generation student.
Donor(s):
Maris Uffelmann and Dean Connor
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program who is a first-generation student (First generation students (parents did not attend post-secondary studies, full-time or part-time, in or outside Canada at any time or in any program) registered in any program with demonstrated financial need. and who demonstrates financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $1,000
University of Guelph Access Bursaries [I3522]
Provided by alumni and friends of the University, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to support students who wish to study full-time but who need financial support to do so. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
Alumni and Friend of the University of Guelph with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Full-time students with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: Several awards of $500, Several awards of $2,000
University of Guelph Alumni Association Access Bursaries [I3523]
Established by the University of Guelph Alumni Association, with the assistance of the Ontario government's OSOTF program, to support students who wish to study full-time but who need financial support to do so. Apply with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) to Student Financial Services by October 7. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. ACCESS AWARD.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph Alumni Association with matching funding through the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund
Qualification(s): Students registered in any degree program with demonstrated financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Amount: 1 award of $1,250
University of Guelph International Bursary [I3048]
The University of Guelph provides support to International undergraduate students that are faced with unexpected, or unforeseen financial shortfalls while registered on campus. Students should apply to the International Student Advisor by Nov. 1 for the fall semester; March 1 for the winter semester, and July 2 for the summer semester with a completed International Student Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.). If students have an emergency situation, please contact the International Student Advisor, in Student Life, University Centre, Level 3.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): International students registered in a degree program who have competed a minimum of 4.0 credits and are registered in a minimum of 1.5 course credits.
Amount: Several varies
University of Guelph Undergraduate In-Course Bursaries (NON OSAP TSA) [I3047]
The University of Guelph offers in-course bursaries to students who have demonstrated financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): Undergraduate students registered for full-time studies (as defined by OSAP) in a degree program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards to a maximum of $2,000
University of Guelph Undergraduate In-Course Bursaries (TSA - UG) [I3037]
The University of Guelph offers in-course bursaries to students who have demonstrated financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services, with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): Ontario students registered for full-time studies (as defined by OSAP) in a degree program with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Several awards up to a maximum of $6,000
University Student Assistance Program [I3057]
These bursaries have been established and approved by the University of Guelph to assist undergraduate and University of Guelph campus diploma students in financial need. Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form (N.A.F.) by October 7.
Donor(s):
University of Guelph
Qualification(s): Full-time undergraduate students registered in any degree program with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students who are not eligible for provincial and/or federal assistance programs such as Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and/or Canada Student Loan Program (CSLP).
Amount: Several awards of various amounts to a maximum of $1,000
Virginia Conner Memorial Bursary [I3110]
Apply by October 7th to the Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment form. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date. Selection will be based on financial need.
Donor(s):
Estate of Virginia Conner
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program offered by OAC with demonstrated financial need.
Amount: several awards of up to $2,000
William Barlow Memorial Bursary [I3101]
This bursary was created to recognize the farming contributions and community spirit of Mr. Barlow. Apply by October 7th to Student Financial Services with a Financial Need Assessment Form. Selection will be based on financial need. Students will be considered for this award automatically once a N.A.F has been submitted by the deadline date.
Donor(s):
Mr. William Barlow
Qualification(s): Students registered in any program within the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph who is from Durham Region, Northumberland County, or County of Victoria including City of Kawartha Lakes and has demonstrated financial need.
Amount: 1 award of $3,000
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