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2023 Secord Awards

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2023 DSBN Scholarships and Bursaries

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Some of these scholarships require a nomination from your high school.  Usually only ONE candidate from each school is permitted to apply to the scholarship.

If you would like to apply to a scholarship that requires a SCHOOL NOMINATION, please complete  the Google doc below and share it with Mrs. Wilson through her email at leslie.wilson@dsbn.org

Scholarship Nominee Form for Major Scholarships - IF REQUIRED

Horatio Alger

University of Toronto Book Award and National Scholarship

The Loran Scholarship

Queen's University Scholarships and Awards

Schulich Leader Scholarship

Storwell Bursary Program for Foster Children

Western University Scholarships and Awards


If you haven't checked it out already, please also visit the DSBN Awards & Scholarships website for information on awards available to all students in the DSBN.

For more general information on awards and scholarships, please click the Presentations, Documents and Forms link to view a slideshow on financing your post-secondary education.

Did you know that hundreds of scholarships can be found online? The following do offer information regarding scholarship opportunities and additional financial aid information.

Not sure where to start?

Read this guide to learn where to start, and what you’ll need to know before you begin applying for scholarships and bursaries.

OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)

What is it?

  • OSAP helps students from lower and middle income families meet the costs of post-secondary education
  • It provides financial assistance for educational costs and basic living expenses.
  • OSAP is a loan that you must pay back once your studies have been completed.
  • When you fill out your OSAP application you will automatically be assessed for grants. These grants do not need to be paid back. Save

How do I apply? - OSAP Application for September 2024 is NOT OPEN