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.

Allied Van Lines Scholarship 2022

Allied Van Lines is proud to be offering qualifying Canadian students and chance to apply for our new scholarship, which is intended for students across the areas of business, logistics, and similar fields. Four qualified candidates will be selected to receive an award amount of $1,000 each.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Canadian Citizen (or permanent resident).
  • Enrolled (or enrolling) as full time student of accredited college/university within a Canadian province, for completion of undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.
  • Limit of one (1) entry per contestant.
  • Employees and professional affiliates of Allied Van Lines (and their immediate families) are not eligible.
  • The applicant must comply with CRA rules to qualify for the tax-free benefits of the scholarship, please see the rules here.
  • Your scholarship may be tax deductible. However, you are responsible for any tax reporting requirements and any tax due.

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Instant Record Check Scholarship

Instant Record Check, an online provider of RCMP criminal record checks in Canada is pleased to offer a $1,000 Scholarship to one lucky student.

The applicant must write a 300-word essay on either of the following topics:

  • The relationship between a person’s criminal history and their credibility

  • The convenience and threats technology has posed to one’s personal information

  • Your stand on employers doing criminal background checks on applicants

  • How the COVID-19 pandemic affected employment chances and the hiring process

Essays must be sent to scholarships@instantrecordcheck.ca as an attached Word document file, along with the applicant’s full name, address, phone number, school name, and date of birth. Use “Instant Record Check $1000 Scholarship | Full Name” as the attachment file name and subject line.

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The Métis Nation of Ontario

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Métis Student Bursary Program provides bursaries to registered students who are verified Métis citizens of the Métis Nation of Ontario. Applicants will be required to consent to a citizenship verification check to confirm eligibility for these awards. Funding amounts of the bursaries are determined by the MNO, based on funding availability. If you have any questions, please direct all inquiries to: psesupport@metisnation.org

MNO Bursary Application Link: https://metisnation.smapply.io/prog/bursary_application/

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022

Rhodes Scholarships

Rhodes Scholarships will be hosting an informational webinar about the Rhodes Scholarships for Canada this spring. The webinar will include an overview of the Rhodes Scholarship, the annual application process, and an opportunity to ask questions directly to the recent Canadian Rhodes Scholars. For more information, you can check out a series of short videos about Applying for the Rhodes Scholarship on YouTube.

The session is taking place on March 7, at 3 pm EST and students interested in attending can register here.

Savvy New Canadians Financial Scholarship

The Savvy New Canadians Financial Scholarship is scheduled to run twice a year starting Winter 2023 and will be available again in Fall 2023. Two winners will receive a one-time scholarship award value of $1,000 each for Winter and Fall terms starting January 2023.

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Storwell's Foster Children Bursary

Storwell Self Storage is offering an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life.

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U.S.W. Local 2251 Scholarships in Recognition of Marie Kelly, Jeff McLeod & Doug Olthuis

In honour of these three people, who exemplify the steelworkers’ spirit and dedication to help others, Local Union 2251 will be offering ten (10) $1,000.00 scholarships to children (including stepchildren and grandchildren) of Local 2251 active, deceased or retired members. If there are, at any point, insufficient qualified scholarship applicants from within the Local 2251 recipients, the scholarship may be awarded to the children or grandchildren of any Essar Steel Algoma Inc. employee, or failing that, any resident of Sault Ste. Marie and District.


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