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External Awards

The external awards, bursaries, and scholarships, listed below, are available to students beyond the scholarships and bursaries Algoma University offers. They are provided and administered through external government, corporate, or community organizations.

EZstorit "Get Ahead Scholarship"

The 2021 EZstorit.com ” Get Ahead Scholarship”: available for college and university students enrolled in any other accredited college or university application system is now open!

Amount of Scholarship Awards – $500.00
Number of scholarships – 2

EZstorit “Get Ahead Scholarship” will be sent directly to scholarship recipient.

Online applications will be accepted until July 25th, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Eligibility: To be eligible for consideration, applicant must:

  • Be enrolled at the time of application as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college of university.
  • Demonstrate successful completion of the previous year’s study by maintaining at least a 2.75 accumulated grade point average.

We are making it easy for students to qualify and apply for this $500.00 scholarship. Visit EZstorit.com for more details and for the online application link, visit the scholarship page.

There is no charge to apply for the EZstorit.com Get Ahead Scholarship.

Online applications must be completed/submitted by the deadline July 25, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Flywire Charitable Foundation Scholarships

The Flywire Charitable Foundation has the mission to improve individuals’ access to quality education, healthcare and other important life experiences, wherever they are in the world. One of the first initiatives the Foundation launched their scholarship program, designed to help students and their families better manage costs associated with their education.

They will be offering 7 scholarships worth $5000.00 USD each in Canada this year.

Flywire values helping students through one of life’s most difficult payments, and they are encouraged to be able to help students from around the world pursue an education. The scholarships will recognize those whose aim is to make the world a better place.

Learn more:
https://www.flywire.com/company/foundation/scholarships

Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm Renewable Energy Educational Bursary for Members of the Six Nations of the Grand River

The Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership (“Gunn’s Hill LP”) is offering bursaries intended to promote the success of Ontario’s Indigenous students involved in postsecondary education and job training relating to the renewable energy industry. The Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm was commissioned in November 2016 and is owned by Prowind Inc., the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, and the Oxford Community Energy Co-operative Inc. The Gunn’s Hill LP supports renewable energy development in rural communities in conjunction with community co-operatives and Indigenous communities. This type of renewable energy development creates local jobs, provides a boost to the local economy, establishes positive working relationships, and provides educational opportunities for the public, all while supporting community transitions to renewable energy generation. We are very proud of the accomplishments of the Gunn’s Hill LP as well as the partnerships created through this project and we hope to encourage the next generation of Indigenous renewable energy professionals by contributing to education in this field.

Learn more here.

Apply here.

Gunn's Hill Wind Farm Educational Bursary for Indigenous Students

The Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership (“Gunn’s Hill LP”) is offering bursaries intended to promote the success of Ontario’s Indigenous students involved in postsecondary education and job training relating to the renewable energy industry. The Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm was commissioned in November 2016 and is owned by Prowind Inc., the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, and the Oxford Community Energy Co-operative Inc. The Gunn’s Hill LP supports renewable energy development in rural communities in conjunction with community co-operatives and Indigenous communities. This type of renewable energy development creates local jobs, provides a boost to the local economy, establishes positive working relationships, and provides educational opportunities for the public, all while supporting community transitions to renewable energy generation. We are very proud of the accomplishments of the Gunn’s Hill LP as well as the partnerships created through this project and we hope to encourage the next generation of Indigenous renewable energy professionals by contributing to education in this field.

Learn more here.

Apply here.