Through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador awards 201 scholarships each year to high school students in Newfoundland and Labrador. The scholarships range in value from $1,000 to $2,500 and are based on the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score. This score is derived from the results of public exams.
This scholarship is awarded to the student who achieves the highest Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score.
This scholarship is awarded to the son or daughter of a member of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (active, retired or deceased) who achieves the highest Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score.
These scholarships are awarded to the three high school graduates in each district who achieves the highest Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score.
Fifty-five of these scholarships are also awarded based on the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score.
High school applicants from the Newfoundland and Labrador high school system are automatically considered for many of Memorial University's entrance scholarships. To view the scholarships offered by MUN please go the MUN scholarship website.
Each year a Level II student is selected to attend Pearson College, a United World College, in Victoria, BC. The value of the scholarship is approximately $34,000 annually and covers the cost of attending the college to complete the two- year program.
Applications for the Lester B. Pearson Scholarship can be obtained at: www.pearsoncollege.ca
Each year two Level I students outside the St. John's metro area are selected to attend Holy Heart High School in St. John's to complete the two- year International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. The value of the scholarship is $5,000 per year to cover living expenses while in St. John's. There is also $1,000 per year available to offset travel expenses.
Information and an application form for the Holy Heart IB Diploma Scholarship can be found at the links below.
The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students entering post-secondary institutions while creating awareness on the province's fishing, sealing and aquaculture industries among our young people. The scholarship will be valued at $1,000.
Information and an application form are available at http://www.fishaq.gov.nl.ca/education/DFA%20scholarship%20application%202014-15.pdf
The Research Inspired Student Enrichment (RISE) Awards provide Level II Newfoundland and Labrador students with the opportunity to attend research-related enrichment programs in the Arctic and throughout North America. Focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the enrichment programs allow students to gain insight into R&D-related fields, providing the groundwork for students to make educated decisions regarding their potential study and career choices. The RISE Awards application deadline is November 7, 2013.
Visit http://www.rdc.org/funding/rise.htm for the RISE Awards application and more information.
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