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C.D. Howe Scholarship

The C.D. Howe Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $5000
Application Deadline: 1-Jun
Requirements: Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and be graduating or have graduated within the last year, with a minimum grade average of A- in his or her top OAC's or Grade 13 subjects. Applicant must be a resident of Thunder Bay or one of the following school boards: Lakehead, Lakehead District Roman Catholic, Lake Superior, North of Superior District Roman Catholic Separate School, Geraldton, Geraldton District Roman Catholic Separate School, Nipigon-Red Rock, Hornepayne. Award amount is in Canadian dollars. Award may be used at Canadian degree-granting institutions only.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
Higher Education Scholarships, Program Development Branch, 600-350 Albert Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, ON K1R 1B1
Phone Number: 613 563 1236
Fax Number: 613 563 9745

You can find out more by contacting:

Christine Paramanoff
Program Officer Higher Education Scholarships

Phone Number: 613 563 1236 x261

One may find it helpful to carefully examine the latest information on the scholarship. The best shot of achieving your goal is a result of first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. At the outset identify the driving force for the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and their reason for offering the C.D. Howe Scholarship. Once that is done, verify that there is a reasonable chance of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that you have the possibility of going on to be a recipient of the C.D. Howe Scholarship, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

An important aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are lengthy, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out precisely and without omission. Use caution to insure that you will not lose out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, it's important to know when the C.D. Howe Scholarship confers the award and distributes the money so that you can know if you can rely on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the C.D. Howe Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to cover the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the C.D. Howe Scholarship to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the C.D. Howe Scholarship, try not to be upset, there are other scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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