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AnyoneScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSapproximately $ 7600 split between 3 students
A parent, stepparent, grandparent or step grandparent of the recipient must be or have been previously employed with Chatham-Kent Fire Services or any predecessor or successor thereto, Chatham-Kent Police Services or Chatham-Kent EMS Paramedics. Students must be entering post-secondary in college or university. Applicants must be in graduating in their 4th year attending LKDSB, SCCDSB or Ecole secondaire catholique de Pain Court. An essay of no more than 500 words.
Submit to student services by May 1st Applications must include a cover page with students personal information, secondary school and post secondary institution they will be attending. An official signed document on letterhead confirming the employment history of the parent or grandparent of the above emergency services. Essay topic: Explain what it has meant to have a parent or grandparent in emergency services and how has it inspired them. Student services will forward to the Superintendent at LKDSB A panel at the board level will determine the winning applicant
Deadline for application: May 1st
  
Non-graduatingBursaryWDSS$1000
Awarded to a graduating student who is pursuing a post-secondary institution in one of the arts areas. Preference given to students who pursuing an education in the dramatic arts.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a student pursuing a post secondary education in the fields of Floriculture, Agriculture or Aboriculture.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$300
Awarded to a male student for outstanding contribution and achievment in music.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College/UniversityScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$2500
Eligibility  Any student aged 19 years or younger as of December 31st of the year in which post-secondary studies begin.  Students must be accepted in a full-time Bachelor of Engineering program at an Ontario university.  Students must be graduating from a public or separate secondary school in Chatham-Kent.
Applications  All applications must be submitted by the date specified for the given year.  All applications must be submitted by email to the address specified. Application Content  Completion of the Application Form and a brief written response to the four questions regarding the students’ education and career plans, work experience, extracurricular interests and volunteering activities.  Completion of the Applicant Release Form.  A letter of recommendation from the students’ secondary school (principal, vice-principal or guidance counsellor).  A copy of the acceptance letter from the post-secondary institution.  Submission of 750-1000 word essay written by the student on their vision on the future of biofuels.
Deadline for application: June 3rd, 2019  email to Lindsay.Hamilton@greenfield.com
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS2 awards at $300
Awarded to one male and one female student that have demonstrated academic achievement, involvement in sports and school and community involvement.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
BursaryWDSS2 awards at $100
Awarded to one male and one female graduating student. One award is based on highest academic average and one award is for the most improved student.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a student who has demonstrated consistent concern for the welfare of others. Student must be well-rounded and involved in a leadership role within WDSS.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
AnyoneScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$500
Secondary/high school students who start an OSAID group at their schools can win one of two $500 scholarships.  You are a full time secondary/ high school student
You have started a new OSAID chapter at your school
You have helped organize and implemented one OSAID activity or event at your school
You must submit a letter of support from your Principal or a teacher and the letter must refer to your OSAID work and the activity you helped to organize and run.
Application process available on the OSAID website.
Deadline for application: Check website for deadline dates.
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$100.00
Awarded to the student who embodies the essence of Homecare (PSW Program)
Chosen by Bayshore Staff.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentScholarshipWDSS$1000
Awarded to a graduating student who, in the year they graduate, attends a post-secondary institution. Candidates will have demonstrated the qualities of leadership, enthusiasm, and fellowship. They will have contributed as a member of school teams, will have participated in co-curricular activities and will have left a lasting impact on team and school spirit.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College, Graduating StudentScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS
This is awarded to a student attending post-secondary in an agriculture program. The student must have acceptable grades, good character, involvement in student activities and enthusiastic volunteerism. The student must be active in the Agricultural community.
Application and instructions for submission can be found at www.ontariosugarbeetgrowers.ca/?page_id=10
Deadline for application: May 30
  
Graduating StudentScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000
This award goes to a deserving student attending a high school in the region of Chatham-Kent living with Type 1 Diabetes. Applicants must be in their graduating year and entering college, university, or an apprenticeship.
The application involves a 250-word essay explaining how diabetes has affected the student's life. The form can be downloaded from www.crmdf.com/diabetes-award/
Deadline for application: March 31
  
College, Graduating Student, Non-graduatingScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSA variety of awards at $1000
The Celebration of Youth- Awards of Distinction are awarded to Lambton youth that demonstrate sensitivity to others, talent, innovation and outstanding achievement in one of the following areas: Arts & Culture; Community Volunteerism and Humanitarianism; Science and Technology; Environment; Health and Fitness; Recreation Apprenticeship; Best All Around Student; International Ambassador and Personal Achievement.
References and application are to be submitted. Successful applicants attend interviews mid April. Please check website for exact details.
Deadline for application: Early March
  
College/University, Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$500
This award is for local students who are entering a University engineering program with preference based on academics and extracurricular activities.
Applications in Student Services
Deadline for application: May 13th
  
AnyoneBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSup to $600
Graduates who write a 500 word essay detailing why they would benefit from an agricultural related educaiton or career.
Complete essay and send to CFFO headquarters in Guelph by mail or email postmarked no later than May 30th. 5653 Hwy 6N RR5 Guelph ON N1H 6J2 cffo@christianfarmers.org
Deadline for application: May 30th
  
College, Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries
This bursary is open to all students graduating from a secondary school within the district who will be attending post-secondary.
Deadline for application: May 27th
  
College/UniversityScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000
A student pursuing post-secondary full time in the fall for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts or diploma in Film Studies, Cinematic Studies or Media Studies.
Write a brief essay of 500 works or less on your future aspirations in film and include the applicaiton form you can get from Student Services. If successful an interview with the Film Group staff will occur. Mail completed applications to: c/o C. Badour 16 Jupiter Ave Chatham, ON N7M 4C5 Contact badourcon@gmail.com if you have quesitons.
Deadline for application: April 26th
  
Graduating StudentBursary, ScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000 per category (Road Safety, Mental Health or Property Crimes)
Students who are pursuing post-secondary education at a recognized institution in September of 2019 who submit a video addressing one ofhte three pillars of commitment to the community. Students must be enrolled at a school in Chatham-Kent
Create a video that addresses road safety, mental health or property crimes. Students can submit one per category. The video must not contain, depict or refer to anything crude, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, discriminatory, offensive or illegal. The video cannot contain, depict or refer to any irresponsible behaviour, risk to personal safety or damage to property. Videos are to be no longer than 3 minutes in length. Videos will be accepted in either official language. Students must be enrolled at a school in Chatham-Kent. Videos are welcome from students who wish to work independently or in groups. Should the video be a group effort, the group must elect a principal entrant to receive the prize and the sharing of such prize shall be the sole responsibility of the group.
Deadline for application: Upload video submission to You Tube and email the link to Const. Renee Cowell reneec@chatham-kent.ca along with your name, school and grade by Friday March 22nd, 2019 at noon.
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$300
Awarded to the graduating student who obtains the highest average on his/her 6 best credits.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating Student, Non-graduatingBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$350
The Dr. Lois Pearce Composition Award is available to any student enrolled in the senior division (Grade 11 or 12) of a Lambton Kent District School Board secondary school, within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.
Any student who qualifies may submit a composition. The subject is designed to encourage senior secondary students to reflect on the status of women and the challenges they face in today’s society. The essay should explore opportunities, restrictions, responsibilities, and roles, either as a broad overview or as an in-depth analysis of one facet only. The minimum length of the essay is one thousand words; the maximum is twenty-five hundred words. The essay must have a minimum 1” margin and be double spaced. Only original work, not previously published, will be accepted. Any reference to the writing of others must be properly credited in footnotes. Each entry, to qualify, must indicate demonstrably competent writing. SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES MUST: • be submitted, via email to scholarships@lkdsb.net by June 1st of the award year; • include a cover page, clearly indicating “Dr. Lois Pearce Composition Award”, the student name, grade level and school currently attending.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries
Any deserving student graduating from any public secondary school operated by the former Kent County Board of Education who is studying science at a post-secondary institution in the year immediately following graduation. The recipient must normally reside within the territorial areas established for attendance at public secondary schools within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. In the selection of award recipients, preference will be given to the following criteria, in order of priority as listed:
- need for financial assistance;
- majoring in science;
- taking sciences as part of his/her curriculum.
Applications must be submitted to the Principal of the public Secondary School from which the student graduated by June 1st of the year of graduation from secondary school. These forms may be obtained from the Student Services Office of the public Secondary Schools in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
Graduating StudentScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries (2 awards)
Two deserving students graduating from any public secondary school operated by the former Kent County Board of Education (now under the jurisdiction of the Lambton Kent District School Board) who is studying Music at a post-secondary institution in the year immediately following graduation. The recipient must normally reside within the territorial areas established for attendance at public secondary schools within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. In the selection of award recipients, preference will be given to the following criteria, in order of priority as listed:
- need for financial assistance;
- majoring in music;
- taking music as part of his/her curriculum.
Applications, with a most recent transcript of marks attached, must be submitted to the Principal of the public Secondary School from which the student graduated by June 1st of the year of graduation from secondary school.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$250
Awarded to a student who has completed the PSW Program.
Chosen based on recommendations of Fairfield Park staff and residents.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursary, ScholarshipWDSS$150.00
Student who obtains the 2nd highest overall average in grade 12.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
CollegeBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries
The student must have graduated from a public secondary school under the jurisdiction of the former Kent County Board of Education.
Students may submit an application for the Frank Findlay Trust Fund Bursary each semester they are attending a post-secondary school program. Students may apply for the bursary in each year of post-secondary education but may be ineligible to receive bursaries two consecutive years in a row (depending upon the number of applications received and funds available). A most recent transcript of marks MUST be attached to this application before it is submitted for consideration.
Students must forward the completed application to the Principal of the public secondary school from which they graduated. Principals are then asked to confirm the student’s graduation from the school by signing the form and return it to the student or forward it to the Administrator – Chatham-Kent Public Education Student Assistance Foundation.
Deadline for application: See application form.
  
Graduating Student, Non-graduatingBursaryWDSSVaries
One or two students who are proficient in senior level geography.
Application due to Student Services.
Deadline for application:
  
AnyoneBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$2500
Students attending a CK school pursuing a Bachelor of Engineering at an Ontario University for September 2018. Preference given to those pursing a major in Chemical Engineering
Deadline for application: JUne 4th
  
College, UniversityBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries
The student must have attended a public secondary school in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.
Complete the attached application for the Gwen and Orville Gold Fine Arts Award in full detail, and attach a most recent transcript of marks. Return the completed application form to the principal of the secondary school from which you will be graduating.
Deadline for application:
  
College/UniversityScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000
This scholarship is offered to an Ontario bases, June graduating secondary school student who has done outstanding work in raising awareness about impaired driving in the school and community.
Must be a leader member in school’s OSAID chapter and taken part in OSAID activities and events  for two years.
Must have helped organize at least 2 school campaigns and 1 community wide campaign.
Application form is available on the OSAID website.
Deadline for application: See website for deadline dates.
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$1,000
A graduating student of WDSS, in financial need; attending post-secondary in the fall term immediately following graduation. Confirmation of enrolment and a copy of post-secondary school student ID will be required.
Contact the WDSS Guidance Department for more information.
Deadline for application: Considered at the school prior to graduation.
  
Apprenticeship, College, Graduating Student, UniversityBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries
Graduating student attending Post Secondary in financial need.
Consult Student Services for Information.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
AnyoneScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000
Chatham - Kent area secondary student pursuing post-secondary education in any pathway, in the area of agriculture and/or heavy equipment operation and maintenance. Applicant must be a 4-H member at some point during high school. Further consideration will be gviven to applicants with financial need. A short 250 word essay is required.
Email Janet Campbell, Secretary/Tresurer of Chatham Kent 4H Asssociation at chathamkent4h@gmail.com with name, contact information as well as the following documentation: A recommendation note or letter from 4 H leader or high school teacher A list of county and out of county 4H events participated in A description of the volunteer work, sports, family life, employment etc. Essay (250 - 350 word) "Discuss what makes you a good candidate for this award by describing some of the characteristics you have in common with Jeff and how the scholarship can help you achieve your goals" See file for more details.
Deadline for application: Early June
  
Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS1 per school $1,000
A graduating student in financial need.
Application due to Student Services.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
College, Graduating Student, Student Completing Secondary School, UniversityScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSVaries
Awarded to three students per group who are continuing to post-secondary education in year of graduation. Group A - average of top 6 Gr 12 (4U or 4M) courses excluding Co-op; Group B - average of top 6 senior (Gr 11 or 12) courses that may include Co-op
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
CollegeScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$10000
The recipient must have worked or volunteered at the Blenheim Community Leisure Centre/Gable Rees Rotary Pool for a significant period of time, be graduating from a secondary school in Chatham-Kent, be in need of financial assistance to pursue educational goals, and must have demonstrated a commitment to the life and vitality of the Blenheim Community Leisure Centre.
Application forms are available at BDHS and at the Gable Rees Rotary Pool/Blenheim Leisure Centre office.
Deadline for application: March 31
  
College, UniversityBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a deserving student who is pursung a technological career at a post-secondary institution.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College/UniversityScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000.00
Recipient must attend post secondary school in the Fall immediately following commencement. Recipient is required to provide supporting documents of attending post secondary school
Please write a 500-word essay on why you think you should receive the Ken Houston Memorial Scholarship Award. Deadline May 1, 2019. Please include two references that may include coaches, teachers, employers or community leaders. Email your 500-word essay & two references to Dave Cameron at acecam5@hotmail.com.
Deadline for application: May 1
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a graduating student who has exhibited citizenship, leadership and school spirit.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College, Graduating StudentScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS5 at $1000
Awarded to a student who is pursuing area of study in  agriculture, business or related studies who is under the age of 19.
Write essay, submit resume and reference letter. www.kemutual.com
Deadline for application: April 30th
  
Apprenticeship, College, Graduating Student, University, WorkplaceBursaryWDSS$200
Anyone can apply.
See Student Services for an application.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
College, UniversityBursaryWDSS$400
The Knights of Columbus Bursary is awarded to a derserving graduate demonstrating financial need.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College, UniversityBursaryWDSS$250
The Kyle Mahoney Memorial Award is awarded to a student demonstrating excellence and pursuit of a post-secondary technology career.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College/University, Graduating StudentScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, SCITS, SCSS, TDHS, WDSS$1000 x 5
Five scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to high school students who will be pursuing a full-time post-secondary education at a college or university level and who are sons/daughters of existing policyholders of Lambton Mutual Insurance Company. Applicants must be pursuiing a full-time post-secondary education at a college or university level and must demonstrate community involvement, volunteerism and academic excellence.
To apply visit www.lambtonmutual.com/about/scholarship-program/ All applications must be typed and mailed to Lambton Mutual.
Deadline for application: Last business day in June of each year @ 4:30 p.m
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$200 each
Awarded to one female and one male student who have showed continuous improvement in their achievement over their high school career.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSSApproximately $500
A well-rounded graduating student who showed a conscientious effort to strive for excellence during their secondary school careers. It is not necessarily for the students who have achieved the highest marks and/or who intend to pursue a post-secondary education.
School based Application process.  Check with Student Services.
Deadline for application: June 1
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$300.00
Awarded to a graduating student who exhibits good moral character, successfully completed credits in History and English, demonstrates leadership in school organizations, clubs or teams, and who needs help financially.  Must be part of the top 20% of the graduating class and attending post-secondary education.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$300
The Madelaine Bolt Award is awarded to a female student for outstanding contribution and achievment in music.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College, Graduating Student, UniversityBursaryWDSS2 awards at $300
Awarded to two graduating students going on to post-secondary education in the the areas of math, business or accounting.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
CollegeScholarshipBDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS2 awards at $250
Awarded to two students per school who demonstrated strong academic standing and focus in science, math, or technology.
Application to be completed and submitted to Student Services.
Deadline for application: Early June
  
Apprenticeship, Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS100.00 and Plaque
Awarded to the student who  provides exemplary leadership in school and the community.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$100
The OSSTF Award is awarded to the graduating student who best ememplifies academic achievement and leadership.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1000
Open to any financially challenged student graduating from a secondary school in Chatham-Kent.  Parthenon Benevolent Trust Fund offers this bursary as their commitment to the value and opportunity of continuing education.
Contact local temple.
Deadline for application: May 27th
  
College, UniversityBursaryWDSS$500
The Peter J Cram Memorial Award is awarded to a student going on to post-secondary education who displays the characteristics and attitude of an outstanding school citizen and who positively influences their peers,
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
CollegeBursaryWDSS$50
The PSW Passion Award is awarded to a student in the PSW Program.
Chosen by PSW teacher based on essays written on long term goal of becoming a nurse.
Deadline for application:
  
CollegeBursaryWDSS$100
PSW Student of the Year is awarded to a student in the PSW Program.
Chosen by the PSW class to the student who has done well in transitioning from a student to a PSW. This student has showed empathy and compassion in all they do.
Deadline for application:
  
Apprenticeship, CollegeBursary, ScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$1,000
This scholarship supports students entering or continuing in trades education.
Please visit the website below.
Deadline for application:
  
AnyoneBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a student that is in the PSW Program.
Awarded to the student best suited to assisting the elderly. Chosen by Sydenham Residence staff.
Deadline for application:
  
College, UniversityBursaryWDSS$500
Awarded to a student continuing on to post-secondary education that displays the characteristics and attitude of an outstanding school citizen and who positively influences their peers.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
CollegeScholarshipAMSS, BDHS, CKSS, GLSS, JMSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$2,500
The Jim Stokley Scholarship will be awarded to a post secondary student who will be attending Lambton College and shows the same characteristics Jim himself valued. It will not simply go to the best student, but the one with the biggest heart. 
Please visit website for application form.
Deadline for application: May 1st.
  
College/University, Graduating StudentScholarshipAMSS, GLSS, LCCVI, LKCS, NCIVS, NLSS, WDSS2 at $1000 and 1 at $500
Individuals must reside in Lambton County who have completed secondary school or its equivalency, have financial need and intend to seek a diploma or certificate in the Trades.
Applications and details are available on the Sarnia Community Foundation Website.
Deadline for application: May 2
  
Graduating StudentBursaryBDHS, CKSS, JMSS, LKCS, RDHS, TDHS, WDSS$100/per school (may vary)
This award is presented to a graduating student who has given his/her time to the efforts of the United Way in their community.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
College, UniversityBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a student pursuing a post-secondary education in the health/wellness field.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS2 awards at $100
Awarded to one male and one female student who have been involved with exracurricular activities, have had good attendance, and have demonstrated a willingness to help others.
200-400 word essay describing contributions to the school and community.
Deadline for application:
  
Graduating StudentBursaryWDSS$100
Awarded to a student or students who have demonstrated patriotism and repect for the sacrifices and service of our Canadian soldiers.
Automatic consideration.
Deadline for application: