SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships

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Awards

The ‘Leaders Among Us’ CFUW Stratford Award: $500

The recipient will be a female student with an Ontario Secondary School diploma who will be enrolled in a recognized Canadian University, college or apprenticeship immediately following Secondary School.

The student will have made a meaningful contribution to the culture of her school, and local or global communities. She is a leader who shows initiative, ingenuity and motivates others to embrace new challenges and issues. She will be a student who takes thoughtful risks, persists in problem solving, embraces collaboration and works through the critical and creative processes as outlined in the Global Competency Framework.

The winner of this award will be determined by the Principal and Staff of the Secondary School who will provide the name to the Chair of the Awards Committee.

Presentation will be by a representative of CFUW- Stratford Scholarship Committee at the annual Commencement Ceremony.

The CFUW Merit Award: $400

The recipient will have shown great improvement but has not necessarily received the highest marks. The award is to be given to a female student who would not normally be given a scholarship. Financial need may be a consideration.

The recipient will be a female student who has an Ontario Secondary School diploma. She must be enrolled at a recognized post secondary institution or in an apprenticeship immediately following Secondary School.

The winner of the award will be determined by the Awards Committee of the Secondary School.

Presentation will be by a representative of the CFUW- Stratford Scholarship Fund Committee at the annual Commencement Ceremony.

The CFUW French Immersion Award: $400.00

The recipient will be the female student with the highest average​ in the four (4) FIF courses having completed the 7 or 10 credit immersion program. The winner must be continuing her post-secondary education in the academic year immediately following the completion of this credit.

The recipient will be a female student who has an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. She will be enrolled at a recognized Canadian university, or college immediately following Secondary School.

The winner of this award will be determined by the Head of the French Department who will provide the name to the Chair of the Awards Committee.

Presentation will be by a representative of the CFUW-Stratford Scholarship Fund Committee at the annual Commencement Ceremony.

The CFUW Award for the Arts: $400.00

The recipient will be the female student with the highest marks in any two Senior Courses from the Ontario Arts Curriculum: Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Music. At least one of the courses must be taken in the final year of secondary school.​

The recipient will be a female student who has an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. She will be enrolled at a recognized Canadian university, or college immediately following secondary school.​​

The winner of this award will be determined by the Head of the Arts Department and given to the Chair of the Awards Committee.​​

Presentation will be by a representative of the CFUW-Stratford Scholarship Fund Committee at the annual Commencement Ceremony

The CFUW STEM Award – Math and Science: $400.00

​The recipient will be the female student with the highest average in three University Preparation Math and Science courses. At least two of the courses must be taken in the final year of secondary school. The winner must be continuing her post-secondary education in the academic year immediately following the completion of secondary school.
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The recipient will be a female student who has an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. She will be enrolled at a recognized Canadian university.
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The winner of this award will be determined by the Math and Science Department Heads who will provide the name to the Chair of the Awards Committee.
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Presentation will be by a representative of the CFUW-Stratford Scholarship Fund Committee at the annual Commencement Ceremony

The CFUW Award – Technological Studies: $400.00

The recipient will be the female student with the highest average in three courses from the Ontario Technology Curriculum. At least one of the courses must be taken in the final year of secondary school.​

The recipient will be a female student who has an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. She will be enrolled at a recognized Canadian university, college or in an apprenticeship immediately following secondary school.
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The winner of this award will be determined by the Head of the Technological Studies Department.
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Presentation will be by a representative of the CFUW-Stratford Scholarship Fund Committee at the annual Commencement Ceremony

The CFUW Mature Student Award: $400.00

This award will be given to a female who has completed a high school equivalency program at the Community College level.

The female recipient will be a resident of Perth County, has completed the high school equivalency program and is enrolled in a Canadian post secondary institution or apprenticeship.

Selection will be made by the staff of Conestoga College, in consultation with the CFUW-Stratford Scholarship Fund Committee.

No presentation parameters are mentioned in the most recent document.