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External Scholarships - For working parents in Canada is providing an annual scholarship for working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing their experience as a parent working your way through pursuing a higher education and explain three pieces of advice you would give to someone in a similar situation.

The application deadline is December 12, 2015, and the scholarship will be awarded December 18, 2015. Here is the page if you want to take a closer look:

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The Leonard Foundation Scholarship

Do you know a student who is currently or will be attending university next year? He or she may qualify for the Leonard Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship amount of $1,000 or $1,500 is awarded based on an application and nomination process. Further information, including selection criteria, along with applications, are available on the NLTA website

Click on “Forms” and go to “L” for Leonard Foundation scholarship. Please address any questions and forward completed applications to the attention of Beverley Park,

Applications are due at NLTA on or before February 15.

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

The MMMF provides grants to women from developing countries to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries.

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NOIA - Hibernia Scholarship Fund

Presented annually, and designed to foster the bright minds that will shape the future of our industry, the award provides $1,000 to a graduating high school student in Newfoundland and Labrador who is entering post-secondary studies with the intention of pursuing a petroleum-related career.

Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

For full scholarship details, please visit the website.


Wealthsimple - Finance and Economics Scholarships

Wealthsimple is proud to offer an annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of finance and economics. As Canada's fastest growing online investment service, we understand the importance of supporting the training and education of our future finance leaders.

This scholarship will be awarded to (5) Canadian citizens enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university, and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling essays on personal finance.

Deadline: 11:59pm April 15, 2016. Wealthsimple will notify finalists and award recipients by email May 31, 2016.

For full scholarship details, please visit the website They will be required to submit their essay here.