Application Forms for Scholarships and Bursaries
The deadline for all applications is May 31st of the present year (unless otherwise indicated), with disbursement for the upcoming school year. If you receive a scholarship or bursary you will be required to submit a report at the end of the school year.
Only students from Grey & Bruce Counties (or Manitoulin Island for Band-specific First Nation education bursaries) in Ontario are eligible for these applications. Please read decriptions for eligibilty.
Adult Education Bursary supports financially in-need less fortunate adult students (19 and older) from Grey or Bruce County who want to better themselves through education and otherwise may not be able to afford further post-secondary education to do so.
Aspiring Healthcare Leaders Bursary for financially disadvantaged students pursuing post-secondary education in the field of healthcare. Includes a mentorship with a healthcare leader.
Bayshore Broadcasting Media Scholarship for post-secondary students pursuing education in the field of media including radio, TV, Newspaper, Magazine, Internet, Journalism, entertainment, Media Sales, Broadcast Engineering, Broadcast Production, or Film
Chippewas of Nawash First Nation Bursary to provide financial assistance to enable students from Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation to pursue their studies in post-secondary education ***DEADLINE: JUNE 30
Cindy Davidson Memorial Bursary for full-time students enrolled in a qualified college or university program in literacy related studies.
Colleen Lantz Memorial Bursary for full-time students enrolled in a qualified college or university program in the field of physical education or physical health related studies.
Don & Marlene Ische Education Bursary for financially disadvantaged students from Bruce County who are either graduating from secondary school to attend college or university, or are returning students to university or college.
Dr. Goldie & Eileen Gray Memorial Scholarship for graduation students from Grey Highlands Secondary School pursuing post-secondary education or apprenticeship training.
Dr. James & Charmaine Leeson & Family Scholarship for studies in medicine including Doctor of Medicine & Nursing with preference given to those attending Western University.
Flora Durnin Grey County WI Award of $200 to Grey County student preparing for post-secondary education and shows participation and interest in agriculture and life skills, community involvement, evident leadership growth and activities & hobbies showing personal interes
Grey Bruce and Saugeen Homebuilders & Trades Association Education Bursary for high school graduates moving into post-secondary education or apprenticeship in the trades. ***DEADLINE: June 30
Grey Bruce Community Health Award of $1000 to a Grey or Bruce County student pursuing further education in the community health field
Grey Bruce Musicians Scholarship support financially disadvantaged youth or adult music students from Grey Bruce seeking musical education, specifically music students on disability or with no financia resources to help with lessons, musical instruments of othe music education needs. ***DEADLINE: 31 October
Grey County WI Rally Award of $100 each to 2 Grey County students pursuing further education in agriculture of food services
Janice Bye Memorial Award for Special Needs students of up to $1,500 was created in memory of Janice Bye who worked as a therapist with clients at Closing the Gap. Grant(s) from the fund support “occupational, physical and speech language therapy services and/or associated equipment that will help facilitate the student’s integration and inclusion, increasing productivity, and boosting confidence in their educational institution or chosen workplace” for the following: (Note: These students do not necessarily need to be clients of Closing the Gap but the applications will be reviewed by Closing the Gap staff.)
- graduating high school students going on to post-secondary education
- graduating high school students transitioning into a workplace setting
- students transitioning into high school from grade 8
- students transitioning from grade 6 into senior public school
Larry & Darlene Miller Agricultural Bursary supports post secondary studies in agriculture, agri-food, or animal science or animal biology including genetics and/or food safety.
Lyle & Isabelle Love Skilled Trade & Apprenticeship Award for females moving into post-secondary education to the skilled trades as a career and will be applied to the student fees at the college/university/qualified trade school which the chosen applicants will be attending. Also open to those who are working as an apprentice or in the trades that wish to go to trade school. ***DEADLINE - JUNE 30
Marjorie & Norman (Mac) Gingrich Scholarships graduating secondary school students studying Science/Medical Research and/or a 2nd or 3rd year student acquiring a degree in Science/Medical Research
M'Chigeeng First Nation First Nation Bursary to provide financial assistance to enable students from M'Chigeeng First Nation to pursue their studies in post-secondary education ***DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1
Owen Sound Farmer's Market Agricultural Bursary for graduating secondary school students who are attending college or university in agricultural related studies
Roberta Brignell Healthcare Bursary for full-time students entering either Practical Nursing or Personal Support Worker programs.
Saugeen First Nation Nation Bursary to provide financial assistance to enable students from Saugeen First Nation to pursue their studies in post-secondary education ***DEADLINE: April 30
Sheguiandah First Nation Nation Bursary to provide financial assistance to enable students from Shguiandah First Nation to pursue their studies in post-secondary education ***DEADLINE: AUGUST 20
Walkerton Clean Water Legacy Award for Grey and Bruce County students wishing to pursue careers in environmental science or clean water management OR student enrolled in drinking water operator course through Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) ***DEADLINE May 14
Wikwemikong First Nation Nation Bursary to provide financial assistance to enable students from Wikwemikong First Nation to pursue their studies in post-secondary education ***DEADLINE May 31