Scholarships/Awards for Full-time Entrance Students

 

Open To Students In All Faculties - By Application

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries for Full-time Students
High school students entering Lakehead University are advised to check the most recent scholarship/award/bursary information on the Lakehead University Financial Aid website:
http://financialaid.lakeheadu.ca Go to "Prospective Students".

Alumni Association of Lakehead University Award
$6,000 ($1,500/year x 4 years) (AALUE)
One entrance award of $6,000 will be made annually to a full-time student entering Lakehead University in the first year of an undergraduate degree program. The award will be paid in two installments at the rate of $1,500 a year for four years. The award is restricted to the immediate family of Lakehead University Alumni. The immediate family is defined as: sister, brother, child, parent, grandparent, spouse, and grandchild. Applicants must have completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), including six Grade 12 U and M courses or the equivalent, with a minimum overall average of 80%. Applicants must have displayed leadership ability and community involvement. The recipient of the Alumni Association Entrance Award must maintain full-time status, carrying a 100% course load, and must attain an overall average of 75% in subsequent years. A copy of the most recent transcript is required. This scholarship is not tenable with Lakehead University Northwestern Ontario Leaders' Scholarship nor the Lakehead University Presidential Scholarship. Completed applications must be received by the Office of Alumni Relations no later than April 13, 2006. The Alumni Association of Lakehead University Application form is available on their website:
http://www.lakeheadualumni.ca/category/22
For further information please contact: Office of Alumni Relations, Lakehead University.

The Keith and Carrie Black Family Award
$100 (KCBFE)
Established in 1993 in memory of the Keith and Carrie Black Family. Awarded to a student registered in any course in any year on the basis of minimum 'B' standing and financial need. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Cynthia Briggs Memorial Award
$400 (A-CBMAE)
Established in 1985 in memory of Cynthia Briggs who served as councillor on the Conmee Municipal Council until 1984. Awarded to a student who is attending any high school in Northwestern Ontario and is entering first year at Lakehead University. Granted on the basis of academic standing and community and school involvement. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Canadian Suomi Foundation Award
(UNDER REVIEW)
$600 (A-CSFAE)
Number of awards vary.
The Canadian Suomi Foundation offers awards to students who are taking a Finnish course. The awards are made on the basis of academic standing or financial need. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Evelyn Halliday Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJEHE)
Awarded to a high ranking student from Northwestern Ontario entering any program on the basis of humanitarian services performed for the disadvantaged. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Hill City Kinettes Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJHCE)
Awarded to a high ranking female entrance student from Thunder Bay showing outstanding community service and financial need. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Sylvia Horn Scholarship for Dance
$2,000 (02-SHDSE)
Awarded to an entrance student, in any program. The recipient will provide evidence of participation in dance. This could include high school drama productions, community theatre, dance performance groups, or festival dance competitions. Financial need will also be considered. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Knights of Kaleva Entrance Award
$1,000 (A-KKEAE)
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Finnish Independence. Awarded to an entering first year student on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and/or financial need. Preference shall be given to students of Finnish heritage residing in the District of Thunder Bay. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Lakehead University International Student Awards
Value: $1,000 (Canadian funds)
Awarded to International Students (Study Permit, Student Authorization or Student Visa); entering their first year of studies in a degree or diploma program at Lakehead University. Awarded by the Senate Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries Committee on the basis of letters of reference, extra-curricular contributions and demonstrated leadership. The Lakehead University International Student Awards are not to be combined with any other Lakehead University funded scholarships or awards. A Lakehead University International Student Award Application (pdf) is available via the Financial Aid website.

Lakehead University Northwestern Ontario Leaders' Scholarship
Total value:$14,000 (LUNWE)
Awarded by nomination to the highest ranking graduating student from each of the high schools in Northwestern Ontario, based on the highest six Grade 12 U and M credits. A minimum average of 90% is required. This scholarship is valued at $3,500 for four years provided a minimum average of 80% is maintained for each subsequent year. The Lakehead University Northwestern Ontario Leaders' Scholarship may be held for a maximum of four years or until the first degree is obtained, whichever occurs first. This scholarship is not tenable with the Lakehead University Presidential Scholarship nor the Entrance Scholarship/Award Table.

Lakehead University Northwestern Ontario Regional Science Fair Award
Value: $1,000 (LUSFE)
Awarded to a student in recognition of outstanding scientific merit and the high qualities of inventiveness displayed by an entry in the Northwestern Ontario Regional Science Fair.

Lakehead University Presidential Scholarships
2 x $20,000 (LUPSE)
These national entrance awards, valued at $5,000 a year for four years, are awarded to full-time students entering Lakehead University upon graduation from high school with a minimum average of 90% in best 6 Grade 12 U and M courses or the equivalent. Applicants will be considered on the basis of: a letter of application; letters of support; academic performance; interests and activities involving leadership, citizenship, community service; and an interview with the selection committee. The recipients must maintain an overall average of 80% in the subsequent academic years to be eligible to receive the second, third and fourth installments. The Lakehead University Presidential Scholarship may be held for a maximum of four years or until the first degree is obtained, whichever occurs first. This scholarship is not tenable with Lakehead University Northwestern Ontario Leaders' Scholarship nor the Entrance Scholarship/Award Table. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Lakehead University Student Union Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJSUE)
Awarded to a high ranking student with financial need. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Mr. and Mrs. James MacAllan Munro Family Memorial Prize - Poetry

$250 (MMPOE)
Poets among Lakehead University students are encouraged to submit their unpublished poems to the Department of English. The submissions will be judged by three members of the Department of English whose decisions will be final. A Lakehead University Mr. and Mrs. James MacAllan Munro Family Memorial Prize - Poetry Entry form available via the Financial Aid website.
Entry deadline: December 12th.

Mr. and Mrs. James MacAllan Munro Family Memorial Prize - Prose
$250 (MMPRE)
To be awarded annually to a student at Lakehead University on the basis of competition. Entries may be either fiction or non-fiction. All submissions will be judged by three members of the Department of English whose decision will be final. A Lakehead University Mr. and Mrs. James MacAllan Munro Family Memorial Prize - Prose Entry form available via the Financial Aid website.
Entry deadline: December 12th.

Polish Alliance of Canada Branch 19 Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$460 (SJPOE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program. School involvement and financial need may also be considered. Preference will be given to students of Polish heritage. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Polish Combatants R.C.L. Branch 219 Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJPRE)
Established by the Polish Combatants Association Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 219 in memory of all the Polish people whose lives were drastically altered by the Second World War. Awarded to a high-ranking student of Polish ancestry entering Lakehead University in any program. If there is no student who satisfies the ancestry requirement, preference will be given to a student majoring in History. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Polish Combatants R.C.L. Branch 219 Women's Association Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJPHE)
Established by the Polish Combatants Association Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 219 in memory of all the Polish people whose lives were drastically altered by the Second World War. Awarded to a high-ranking student of Polish ancestry entering Lakehead University in any program. If there is no student who satisfies the ancestry requirement, preference will be given to a student majoring in History. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

C.J. Sanders Scholarship
2 x $700 (CJSSE)
This scholarship was established from the proceeds of a grant made by Mr. C.J. Sanders to Lakehead University. To be awarded to outstanding students on the basis of first class standing and financial need. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Lakehead University 30th Anniversary Entrance Scholarship
$330 (SEPCE)
Awarded to an entrance student on the basis of academic excellence, community involvement and financial need. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Shell Canada Limited Native Entrance Scholarship
$560 (SCPNE)
Awarded to a native student entering Lakehead University on the basis of academic standing, community involvement, participation in student affairs. Financial need may also be considered. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Alan Thomas Sumner Memorial Award
$500 (A-SUMAE)
Created in loving memory of Alan Thomas Sumner, by his son Scott. In recognition of Mr. Sumner's career in mining engineering, the award will be provided to an entrance Engineering student from Northwestern Ontario (preference given to a student from communities other than Thunder Bay), who demonstrate community involvement. Application available online via the Financial Aid website.

Open To Students In All Faculties - No Application Required

Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (Fort Frances and Kenora Regions) Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$1,400 (SJKFE)
Established by Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. on behalf of their employees in the Fort Frances and Kenora Regions. Awarded to a high-ranking student from these regions, entering any program.

Alumni Association of Lakehead University Silver Jubilee Scholarships
2 x $300 (SJAAE)
Awarded to two high ranking entering students from different Faculties at Lakehead University.

John and Rheta Andrews Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJJRE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program. Community involvement may also be considered.

J. P. Bickell Foundation, National Trust, Trustee Silver Jubilee Scholarships
$390 (SJJPE)
Funded by the J.P. Bickell Foundation, National Trust, Trustee. Awarded to a high ranking student entering any program.

Board of Governors Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$420 (SJBGE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.

Bodo Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJBOE)
The Alexander Bodo Silver Jubilee Scholarship is awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program. Community involvement may also be considered.

Bowater Canadian Forest Products Inc. Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJCPE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering any program.

Canada Malting Entrance Scholarship in Engineering
$710 (CMESE)
Awarded to a high-ranking student who is entering the first year of the Electrical Engineering Degree program.

Edwards Charitable Foundation Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJECE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering any program.

Fraser-Paterson Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJFPE)
Established by Catherine Paterson. To be awarded to a high ranking entrance student. Community involvement may be considered.

Major General D. M. Hogarth Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJGHE)
Established by the family in recognition of Major General Hogarth's long-time involvement in the Thunder Bay area. Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.

Lakehead University Administration Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$410 (SJLAE)
Established by the administrative staff to be awarded to a high ranking student entering any program.

Lakehead University Faculty Association Silver Jubilee Scholarship
2 x $280 (SJFAE)
Awarded to two high ranking entering students from different Faculties at Lakehead University.

Lakehead University Regional Entrance Scholarships
$500 each (LUSWE/LUSEE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University from each of the high schools in Red Lake, Kenora, Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Fort Frances, Rainy River, Atikokan, Ignace, Geraldton, Hornepayne, Manitouwadge, Marathon, Nipigon-Red Rock, and Terrace Bay. A minimum average of 80% is required. This scholarship is not tenable with the Northwestern Ontario Leaders' Scholarship.

William Fitzgerald Langworthy Memorial Scholarship
Total value $2,200 (WFLSE)
Awarded on the basis of high academic standing to a student or students who have graduated from Port Arthur Collegiate Institute.

Max and Bluma Laskin Memorial Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJMBE)
Established by the Laskin family in memory of their parents and grandparents. Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program. Community involvement may also be considered.

Tak Kuen Lee Memorial Scholarship
$200 (SJTKE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering any program.

Lewis N. and Gloria M. Legrow Memorial Silver Jubilee Scholarships
2 x $400 (SJLGE)
Awarded to high ranking students from different faculties entering Lakehead University.

Northwestern Ontario Law Association Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$530 (SJNWE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.

Placer Dome Inc. Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJPDE)
Awarded to a high ranking entrance student in any program.

Port Arthur Rotary Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJPAE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Scholarship
$400 (SEPSE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering any program.

Thunder Bay Community Foundation Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJTBE)
Awarded to a high-ranking student from the District of Thunder Bay entering Lakehead University in any program.

W. S. Tomlinson Family Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJTFE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.

TransCanada PipeLines Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$400 (SJTPE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.

Webster Silver Jubilee Scholarship
$1,000 (SJWBE)
Awarded to a high ranking student entering Lakehead University in any program.


See also:

Undergraduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries
Entrance Scholarships /Awards - Open to Students by Faculty and Discipline

In-Course Scholarships/Awards
Native Student Awards
Nomination Awards
Bursaries
Undergraduate Awards awarded off campus
Other Sources of Financial Assistance
includes: Ontario Student Assistance Program

Part-time Student Assistance

Graduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries

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