Education News: The Ontario Student Grant

The Ontario Budget was announced last week, and it contained some great news for students! University and college tuition will soon be free for students from low-income families (family income $50,000 or less) and more affordable for those from middle-class homes. Students will now receive their (non-repayable) grant money all at once, upfront, and before the […]

Scholarship Programs: Does Your Employer Have One?

Did you know that the workplace can be a great place to look for scholarships? Many large companies and corporations believe in investing in education and one of the ways they do so is by sponsoring scholarships. Full time employees Many employers (banks, retail chain stores, oil companies, etc.) offer scholarships to their employees and […]

Mission Vision Values: Tweaking Your Scholarship Application

Every scholarship application is unique. An application may require essays, responses to essay questions, a list of your community and school activities, a list to detail your employment history, and the “list” goes on. Many scholarship applications do require an essay, and you may have heard that one essay can be used for multiple scholarships, […]

Give Me Five! A Reference Letter Checklist

If you have a Grade 12 student planning on attending university in the fall, you may have just spent the last few days helping your student make their final decisions on what program to choose and where to attend. However, you also need to remind / urge the student in your house to take a […]

January: It’s Time to Get Your Ducks in a Row, Students

It is the beginning of a new year, and for the Grade 12 student, it is a busy time of year. There are exams to prepare for and decisions to be made: whether to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall, what programs to apply to, what university/college/training institution to attend, whether to stay local […]