Scholarships and Bursaries
|*NOTE: As of this year, you must submit online forms for scholarships and financial aid bursaries (as opposed to PDF or paper forms). These can now be accessed by clicking the corresponding buttons below, on this page.*|
Application deadline: September 30 of every year
Note: Applicants are only required to fill out one general scholarship application, once per academic year (there is no need to apply for each individual scholarship fund seen at the VERY BOTTOM of this page).
In order to qualify for a scholarship, applicants must:
- Be enrolled in 6 credits or more at the University of Sudbury.
- Have completed at least 30 credits in the last year and scored an average of 75% or more.
- Fill out and submit the application form, before the deadline!
FINANCIAL AID BURSARIES
*First term: September 30 of every year
*Second Term: January 31 of every year
Note: Applicants are only required to fill out one general financial aid bursary application, once per term (there is no need to apply for each individual bursary fund seen at the VERY BOTTOM of this page). Students can apply for this financial aid for both the Fall and Winter terms (i.e. twice in one academic year).To qualify, you must:
- Have taken at least 6 credits at the University of Sudbury in the current and/or previous academic year.
- Fill out and submit an application form, before the deadline!
CONTINUING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS
NEW WINTER DEADLINE: February 14, 2020
As you may know, filling out our general Financial Aid Bursary form can give you access to many different funds. This winter, filling out this same form (button above) could also give you the chance to receive a scholarship of $5,000 to $7,000 per year, until you complete your degree! Read below to see other steps that may need to be taken for some opportunities.
To be eligible for these continuing scholarships specifically, you must be an Indigenous student pursuing full-time studies (minimum of 24 credits), you must be taking at least 6 credits offered by the University of Sudbury, and you must meet certain other criteria, depending on the individual scholarships, so be sure to fill out each section of the form with care. Recipients who continue to meet the criteria and remain in good academic standing will continue to receive their yearly substantial amounts until they complete their degrees! It is a quick, simple one-time application that is well worth the few minutes and effort!
PROCESS AND INFO SPECIFIC TO ROTARY INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIP FUND (MUST APPLY)
$5,000 PER YEAR CONTINUING SCHOLARSHIP
Application deadline: February 14, 2020
Taking a few minutes to submit an application as outlined below could give you $5,000 per year for the rest of your studies! The return on investment is huge. Take advantage of this opportunity!
To qualify, you must:
• be an Indigenous (First Nation, Métis or Inuit) student pursuing full-time studies in any program within the Laurentian Federation, and registered in at least the equivalent of 6 credits per year at the University of Sudbury;
• be in your 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of studies;
• maintain a full course load equivalent (24 credits) and remain in good academic standing;
- submit a general University of Sudbury Financial Aid bursary form (available by clicking on button seen further up on this page);
- provide a recommendation letter from a professor, band council member or employer;
- click the below button to access and complete the Rotary Scholarship Fund form - you will need to briefly explain your motivations, initiatives and career goals, and summarize your financial needs;
- submit all documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 14, 2020.
For more information, contact Nathalie Bourgouin at email@example.com or 705-673-5661, ext 307.
Normand Forest Leadership Program
2nd edition: 2019-2020 academic year
Application deadline has passed for the 2019-2020 year. Stay tuned for the next year's dates!
Associated scholarship: up to $1,500
Be a leader, have an impact… and help finance your studies!
In order to qualify for the program, applicants must:
- Be enrolled in 6 credits or more at the University of Sudbury or residing in its Residence
- Fill out and submit the application or be recommended by a professor or administrator of the University
Click below to hear Marianne Denis-Séguin answer questions and provide information regarding scholarships, bursaries and related opportunities at the University of Sudbury.
List of SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
THE SACRED HEART COLLEGE ALUMNI BURSARY
This bursary is awarded to a francophone student; it was founded in 1969 by the Sudbury Chapter of the alumni of Collège du Sacré-Coeur.
The BURSARIES OF THE FONDATION SACRÉ-COEUR
THE MSGR AUGUSTE VAILLANCOURT BURSARIES
Msgr Vaillancourt (1909-1991), a priest of the diocese of Sault Sainte-Marie served for many years as Pastor at Sacré-Coeur, Parish in Sturgeon Falls. A devoted alumnus of Collège du Sacré-Coeur, he set aside monies over the years to help young Franco-Ontarians from the diocese receive a university education.