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Bursaries, Scholarships & Awards

Awards/Bursaries/Scholarships Opportunities

Dear Potential Grads and Families,

The Almonte Legion is once again generously sponsoring a bursary for two of our graduating students.  Please find the application forms and details below.  

The deadline for submitting your application is June 30, 2020.
  Please email your applications directly to Brenda Logan, member of the Almonte Legion and bursary coordinator.  Her email address is . 

Good luck to all who qualify!

D.J. Green Memorial Legion Bursary
Attention Male & Female Potential Grads!  You may now apply for the D.J. Green Memorial Legion Bursary.  To apply, please go to link below:

D.J. Green Memorial Legion Bursary Application Form

Violet Green Memorial Legion Bursary
Attention all Female Potential Grads!  This bursary is intended to assist a deserving female graduate to further her education. When two or more candidates apply, preference will be given to the one related to an Almonte Ladies Auxiliary member. 
To apply, please go to link below:

Violet Green Memorial Legion Bursary Application Form

OPSBA Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship

Please be aware that applications for the the Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship: Eastern Region, 2019-20 School Year are being accepted until their deadline of June 1st.  This scholarship is for students pursuing a career in the trades through post-secondary pathways and/or apprenticeships. 

The Public Property Assessment Network Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is being awarded through the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) Eastern Region. The scholarship recipient will be a 2019-20 graduating student. 

Students who are eligible to apply are those who are entering a post-secondary program within Ontario in 2020.  The student must be graduating from a secondary school from one of the eligible school boards/school authority within the Eastern Region. Eligible School Boards and Authorities include the Upper Canada District Sschool Board.

Selection Criteria is listed below:
 • Awarded to a student pursuing a career in the trades, either through a post-secondary or an apprenticeship program in Ontario. 
• Preference will be given to a student in good standing, who has contributed to the life of the school and/or community 
• Financial need

Please see the full scholarship description and application requirements in the document attached above. 

Public Property Assessment Network Application Information

Special Announcement of the Finalists for the

Lions Club's R. Tait McKenzie Scholarship Award

The Lions Club’s prestigious R. Tait McKenzie Scholarship Awards is presented annually to two deserving graduating students from ADHS who exemplify the character and values of R. Tait McKenzie himself, including excellence in the areas of community involvement, academics, and athletics.  After very careful deliberations, the R. Tait McKenzie Scholarship Committee is very pleased to announce the 10 Finalists who have been selected for consideration this year. Congratulations go out to:


Abby Killeen

Silas Leroy

Emily Maclean

Scout Maheral

Jacqueline Marquis

Jada Masson

Cassidy Potter

Jack Robinson

Kylar Schenher

Isla Warner


Please join us in celebrating the Finalists!  The winners will be announced in early June.



DEADLINE JUNE 1 - Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Award - $1000 per award.
This is a bursary opportunity geared towards student(s) intending to pursue post secondary studies in a field related to the natural environment.  
The background information and application requirements are available at:
On the webpage tab ‘About’, under Bursaries and Awards, click on the link to the 2020 Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary.  OR  LINK TO 2020 APPLICATION FORM.  

The application has information and requirements explained on two pages.  Several documents form a complete application.  As noted, the deadline is June 1.  Submissions are to be made electronically to this email address:

Please let me know if you have any questions please email them to Ms. Brown ( and she will forward them to Patricia Larkin, the bursary chairperson.




Ontario Provincial Police Youth Foundation

$1,000 Bursary Awards

For each OPP Region in Ontario, the OPP Youth Foundation will provide 2 (two) bursaries, each valued at $1,000.  The Bursaries are to be awarded to students graduating from a secondary school in Ontario to support their attendance at a university, college or apprenticeship type program.  The Bursaries are for one year only.

Eligibility, Selection Process and Obligations of Bursary Applicants:

The student must be 24 (twenty-four) years of age or younger.  If under the age of 18, a parent must sign the OPP Youth Foundation Signature form. (Included in Application Package) Applicants must be seeking full time admission to a university, college or apprenticeship program in Canada on graduating secondary school.

The OPP Youth Foundation evaluates applications on the following criteria:


·         Academic ability and need

·         Participation in an OPP Summer Camp Program (optional)

Additional Information and Notice of Income Tax Assessment may be requested of applicants by the OPP Youth Foundation.

The Bursary will be paid directly to the postsecondary institution.  Before payment the applicant must submit proof of full time registration.

All decisions in the selection of bursary winners are the sole discretion of the OPP Youth Foundation and its Board of Directors.

If you, as a graduate of a High School meet these criteria, we invite you to apply for this Bursary, from the OPP Youth Foundation.  


For Further Information contact: Sgt Cynthia Savard at



Application forms (BELOW) are to be completed and returned via email to by Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Eligibility, Selection Process and Obligation
Bursary Application Form
Financial Needs Assessment Form
Bursary Application Signature Page
Recipient Release Form



The Naismith Basketball Association is once again pleased to share the application for this year's scholarship for graduating students in the Almonte/Carleton Place area.  The have asked that we share the following information with grads on their behalf:
We recognize that this year is not standard and that for this year's graduates, this is not the send off that anyone had planned. However we at Naismith Basketball Association felt strongly that it was still important to offer the scholarship.
We are accepting applications until June 12, 2020. We will not be able to accept any late applications. Interested students should submit their application to: for consideration. They can also use that same email to ask any questions they may have about the scholarship.

NBA Scholarship Award Criteria



Once again, we will be offering the K. Bruce Andrews Scholar Award this year.  This very generous award, in the amount of $10,000, is donated by the family of Mr. Andrews, to a deserving graduate student.  This year, the students will be recognized for their participation in not only athletics, but participation in school clubs, the Link Crew, and community involvement.  Deadline is May 8, 2020.

K. Bruce Andrews Scholarship Award Application

K. Bruce Andrews Scholarship Award Rules & Regulations


Applying for scholarships and bursaries can take time and effort but it can really pay off! There are many sources of scholarships and bursaries. Students are asked to create an account on one or both of the following websites to do a scholarship/bursary search.

Students should also visit the college and university websites. All colleges and universities offer their own scholarships and bursaries.

Please come to Student Services for a list.

Our community is also very generous in awarding scholarships and bursaries.

For more information on these opportunities, or an updated list of all bursaries, scholarships and awards available, please make an appointment with Student Services.

Go to to find university information and go to find college information.

Contact Information

Tracy Brown 

Phone: 613-256-1470 #2508

Fax: 855-340-9073


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