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Award Programs

Awards are given to students that achieve the highest grade average in each subject for all Academic, Applied and Locally Developed courses. In addition to these awards, students who are graduating can apply for the following awards. Please note that many of the posted dates may change slightly from year to year. For additional information, students can contact the Guidance Department.

Applications Due Before Graduation



Due Date

Canadian Merit Scholarship

Foundation - Loran Award

University only, grades and additional criteria

Deadline to Guidance Oct 3, 2012

October 3

Horatio Alger

Ontario Scholarship Program

College & University, additional criteria

October 30

Canada Trust - TD


College & University, additional criteria required

October 31

Father Ted Colleton


College & University, essay required

November 30

Violet Richardson Award /

Soroptimist for Volunteering

Females only, essay required

December 15

Fireside Bible Publishers

College & University, essay required 
See the Religion Department

December 19

Schulich Leader Scholarship

University only. One student chosen & additional criteria required. Must submit application to Guidance before Dec 19th

December 19

BK (Burger King) Scholars

College & University

January 10

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship

College & University, evidence of environmental activity or leadership

January 31

Hal Rogers Endowment


College & University

February 1

J.V. Findlay Scholarship

Student attending post secondary in Ontario

Download application at

February 1

Terry Fox Humanitarian


College & University, additional criteria required

February 1

Garfield Weston

College only

March 29

Tom Tittel Memorial Award

College & University, Post secondary applicants in the social services (child care, teacher, social worker)

See Guidance

March 31

OFSAA Alumni Scholarship

Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Brian Maxwell Memorial

OFSAA Alumni (Rotating Regions)

College & University, male & female athletes going into post secondary

April 1

Knights of Columbus Bursary

College & University, family connection to the Knights organization is required

See Guidance

April 12

Baptie Fund Bursary

College & University, Residents of Cavan/Millbrook/North Monaghan

April 13

Colonel Douglas Gunter

History Award

College & University, $1,000 awards

Original work in Art, Web Design or Video

April 15

CAW Scholarships

College & University, essay required

April 15

Whipper "Billy" Watson


College only, students with physical disabilities

April 27

Aird Scholarship

College only, students with physical disabilities

April 29

Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) Bursary

College & University, post secondary applicants who are members of the OHF

April 29

Kiwanis Club

College & University, two awards of $1,000

Academic - post secondary applicant

Music - post secondary applicant

See Guidance

May 15


Fairhaven Foundation

College & University, graduating students who have volunteered at Fairhaven, application in Guidance

May 22

4 -H Agricultural Bursary

College & University, students entering Agricultural College or University of Guelph/Agriculture

May 28

Land of Shining Waters

College & University, resident of Peterborough County, demonstrate financial need, application in Guidance

May 28

Harry Jerome Scholarship

College & University, financial need, Afro Canadian heritage

May 30

Maurice Izzard Award

College & University, students with physical disabilities

May 30

Spirit of Hospitality Awards

College & University, post secondary applicants in hospitality

May 31

Stacey Levitt Scholarship for


College & University, athletic involvement & participation

May 31

Conservation Foundation

McCulloch Scholarship

College & University, post secondary studies in Biology or Environmental Field, must be nominated 
See Guidance

June 1

R. L. Beck Bursary

College & University, post secondary studies in Chemistry, Biological Sciences & studies related to water. Offered alternate years. Check with Guidance

June 1

Kiwanis Club of the

Kawarthas Scholarship

College & University, application in Guidance

June 15

OTIP/RAEO Academic


College & University, dependent of someone insured through OTIP, entering first year

June 15

Peterborough Sports Hall of

Fame Scholarship

College & University, application in Guidance

June 15

RBC Amateur Hockey


College & University, minor hockey or high school players graduating & going to post secondary

June 15

Aiming for the Top Tuition


College & University, apply on OSAP form and check website as due date can change.

June 18

Keene Lions Club

College & University, resident of Otonabee Township

June 19

Canadian Golf Foundation

College & University, references from Golfing community 

June 30

Gerry Carey

College & University, at least 2 years in Peterborough Minor Hockey including Jr. B., application in Guidance

June 30

Harry S. Gairey Memorial


University only, must be of Afro-Canadian heritage

June 30

National Union Scholarships

College & University, essay required, for students whose parents are members of OPSEU or CUBGW Unions

June 30

National Union Scholarships

College & University, dependents of National Union


June 30

Ontario Hostelry Institute

College & University, entry into Hospitality programs

June 30

Wally Beavis Memorial


University only, must have played at least 6 years

Peterborough Minor Hockey, application in Guidance

June 30

Applications Due After Graduation

Royal Canadian Legion


College & University, children & grandchildren of Legion members and / or war veterans

See Guidance

June 30

Peterborough Professional

Hockey Alumni Bursary

College & University, awards of $1,000, male & female winners, applicants must have played a minimum of two years of high school hockey

See Guidance

July 15

Landmark & Associate


College & University, residents of Douro Dummer Township for any post secondary program

August 1

Enbridge Consumers Gas

College only, entrance into gas technician program

See Guidance

August 15

Johnson Scholarships

College & University, members, employees & dependents of Johnson Incorporated

August 31

CAW Bursary

College & University, financial need

September 1

Frank Marek Earth Day Scholarship

Open to Grade 12 students in Ontario, essay required

September 10

Norwood Agriculture Award

College & University, graduate of Norwood elementary schools, going on in field of Agriculture

September 15

RBC Royal Bank Financial

Lifeskills Scholarship

College & University, accepted into University or College with 65% or better, application at, applications postmarked no later than May 12

September 15

Shaw Memorial Scholarship

University only, agriculture programs at University of Guelph

September 20

Vari Scholarship

Victoria College U of T

University only, this award is open to students applying to the one-year B.Ed program at University of Toronto, students in fourth year of University can apply

January 12

Peterborough Lakers


College & University, former Minor Lacrosse participants, male & female, apply during first semester at post secondary

January 28