Scholarship and Bursary General Information
How to increase your chances of winning a scholarship and/or bursary:
1. Complete the GCI Scholarship & Busaries Application that is available in the Guidance Office.
2. Check out the following resources/websites:
www.scholarshipscanada.ca (set up your own profile)
www.studentawards.com (set up your own profile)
www.ontariocolleges.ca (College information)
www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca (University information)
www.osap.gov.on.ca (Ontario Student Assistance)
www.canlearn.ca (Canada Student Grant)
www.wrdsb.on.ca (Scholarship information)
University and/or College Calendars of Study and Websites.
Parents place of employment may offer scholarships to children of employees.
3. Get the latest updates on any scholarship/bursaries that we receive information about. This information can be found on twitter @gciguidance , and the scholarship bulletin board in the Guidance office.
4. Students should create a resume about themselves to be used for reference letters. Keep a file of all reference letters and applications. Try to give teachers/employers etc. at least 2 weeks notice when requesting reference letters.