Scholarships and Bursaries

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Some great places to start your scholarship search include: or .


Etobicoke School of the Arts is registered as an Award Unit for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  Please see the following attachment for registration details:  2016-ontario-orb-how-to-summary-of-conditions .


A bursary is a fund that is granted based on financial need. It is a non-repayable sum of money. It is awarded primarily based on financial need, however academic achievement is also considered. A great site to start your search of available bursaries is CanLearn.

Other information regarding programs/grants/bursaries from the provincial government is available at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and federal programs,

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Financial Aid

A good place to start to gather information on financial aid is: .  Students are able to apply for government financial assistance by completing the online application located at .  The application is available in May.


Canadian Federation of University Women, Etobicoke Chapter
The Canadian Federation of University Women, Etobicoke Chapter will again this year be directing bursary funds to the University of Toronto, York University, Ryerson University, and the Humber College degree program. Interested students should apply directly to the university of their choice citing the CFUW-Etobicoke award. These awards will be posted on the respective post-secondary web-sites after June 1st. The criteria are that you are a female student from Etobicoke and in need of financial assistance.


Bill 7 Award
Applicants must:

  • Identify as part of the queer community
  • Be enrolled in or accepted by an Ontario post-secondary institution
  • Be in financial need
  • Be an Ontario resident

Applications forms are available online at: