Search Sheridan's scholarships, bursaries and awards to find financial support tailored to you for the 2021-22 academic year!


The award opportunities offered require that students meet full-time course load requirements to be considered except those listed under Continuing and Professional Studies. Students enrolled in joint programs are not eligible unless otherwise stated. All applications must be made through the online awards application system. Instructions on how to apply can be found here: https://myotr.sheridancollege.ca/awards_how-to-apply.html


Applications are reviewed and students are carefully chosen by the Student Awards Office. Any questions about the opportunities listed can be sent to student.awards@sheridancollege.ca


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Award Faculty Program Year Application Deadline Residency Amount ($)
Academic Upgrading Training Support Continuing and Professional Studies Academic Upgrading All Years Semester end date Domestic Varies
Academic Upgrading Training Support

Awarded to students who have family income that is below the threshold for family size, are not receiving grant or loan funding from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), the Canada Student Loans Program (CSLP), student financial assistance program from another province, territory or country, Second Career, the Ontario Bridging Participant Assistant Program (OBPAP), or the Sheridan Continuing Education Bursary.

Number of Awards:Varies, pending funding availability

Ad Club of Toronto Scholarship Pilon School of Business Advertising and Marketing Communications - Management Final year of the program Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic or International $1,000.00
Ad Club of Toronto Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the final year of the Advertising and Marketing Communications - Management program who has achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA from the previous year. Student must also demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Angela Bruce IODE Memorial Bursary All Faculties Open to any programs at the Trafalgar Road campus 2nd or 3rd Year of a Diploma program or any year of a Degree program Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $500.00
Angela Bruce IODE Memorial Bursary

Awarded to students who self-identify as a mature female student (at least 20 years of age or older) and have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.0 for diploma programs or 2.4 for degree programs. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:4

Anne Hartley Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences - Athletic Therapy 4th year Offered in Winter Term Domestic and Ontario Resident TBC
Anne Hartley Bursary

Awarded to a student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who is able to demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:TBC

Annemarie Beck Bursary for ECE Students Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education - Intensive Returning student 2nd year ECE or 2nd semester of ECE intensive Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $1,000.00
Annemarie Beck Bursary for ECE Students

Awarded to a full-time International or domestic student returning to 2nd year ECE or 2nd semester of the ECE intensive program, achieved a minimum GPA of 2.0 and can demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Art Birchenough Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Open to any program in FAST All years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,041.50
Art Birchenough Bursary

Demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities either on or off campus in an unpaid capacity (i.e. clubs, sports, volunteer activities etc.) within the last 2 years. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:4

Atomic Cartoons Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Animation All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
Atomic Cartoons Bursary

Awarded to a student in the Honours Bachelor of Animation program who self-identifies as Black, Indigenous, and/or Person of Colour (BIPOC) who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to an Indigenous student.

Number of Awards:1

Avnan Scholarship Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Electronics Engineering Technician or Electronics Engineering Technology Must be entering into Year 2 or Year 3 Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $2,000.00
Avnan Scholarship

Awarded to a student entering 2nd or 3rd year of either programs who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.8 from the previous term.

Number of Awards:1

Bell Canada Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Interactive Media Management First year with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,736.00
Bell Canada Bursary

Awarded to students in the Interactive Media Management program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:6

Ben Portis Memorial Award Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Art & Art History Final Year of Program Mar. 4, 2022 Domestic and International $3,222.00
Ben Portis Memorial Award

Awarded to a graduating student in the joint Art & Art History program in good academic standing to experience art firsthand.

Number of Awards:1

Beverley Adamo Memorial Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design and Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Journalism, Paralegal, Office Administration - Legal, Early Childhood Education, Educational Support and Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership Must be a returning student in 2nd, 3rd, 4th year of the program Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,595.00
Beverley Adamo Memorial Bursary

The recipient will be a student supporting dependent children and returning to full-time studies after an absence from schooling for 3 years or more to re-train / upgrade their skills. Minimum GPA of 2.0 / 2.4, demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:1

BIPOC Journalist Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Journalism Entering Second Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,340.00
BIPOC Journalist Bursary

Awarded to a student entering the second year of the Journalism program who self-identifies as Black, Indigenous, and/or Person of Colour (BIPOC) who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

BMO Financial Group Bursary Pilon School of Business Business Administration- Finance, Honours Bachelor of Administration -Finance All years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,892.40
BMO Financial Group Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Must demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:10

Brenda Clark Illustrative Interpretive Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Illustration All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $2,000.00
Brenda Clark Illustrative Interpretive Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Honours Bachelor of Illustration program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

C.O.R.E. Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Computer Animation Program First Year with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,956.00
C.O.R.E. Bursary

Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Campus Living Centres Inc. Residence Life Award All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $500.00
Campus Living Centres Inc. Residence Life Award

Awarded to a student who resides at a Sheridan Residence and demonstrates contribution to campus life. Students who are employed by Campus Living Centres are NOT eligible for this award.

Number of Awards:3

Canada Life Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Performing Arts - Preparation, Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry and Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Programs First Year with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,110.00
Canada Life Bursary

Awarded to students in a specified music program in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Cathy Elliott Memorial Award Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Performing Arts - Preparation, Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry and Visual and Creative Arts Programs All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,291.00
Cathy Elliott Memorial Award

Awarded to a student in a specified program in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design who self-identifies as Indigenous.

Number of Awards:1

CBC English Television Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Advanced Television and Film First Year Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,875.00
CBC English Television Bursary

Awarded to a student in the Advanced Television and Film program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Certain Affinity Award Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Game Design Years 2 and 3 Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic $2,500
Certain Affinity Award

Awarded to a student enrolled full time in either the 2nd or 3rd year of the Honours Bachelor of Game Design program. The student must have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 and can demonstrate financial need. Student must demonstrate their strong interest and commitment to their field of study through extra curricular activities, volunteer work and involvement in the classroom. Preference given to a student who self-identifies as being from an equity-deserving group, e.g. Those who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, person of colour, those living with disability, female, sole support parents and those from the LGBTQ2+ community.

Number of Awards:1

Chris and Kimberly Galante Bursary Pilon School of Business Business Administration - Marketing program (3 year diploma) All years with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $2,009.00
Chris and Kimberly Galante Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:3

CIBC Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design and Faculty of Applied Science and Technology and Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Honours Bachelor of Animation, Honours Bachelor of Illustration, Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy), Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) All Years with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,146.00
CIBC Bursary

Awarded to a student with a minimum GPA of 2.4 and who can demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:8

Cinesite Montreal Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Animation Third or Fourth Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
Cinesite Montreal Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Honours Bachelor of Animation program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Cinesite Montreal Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction and Visual Effects First Year with GPA Feb. 4, 2022 Domestic $1,000.00
Cinesite Montreal Scholarship

Awarded to students in the Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction and Visual Effects programs who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Coligan Award, Celebrating Student Diversity All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs All Years with GPA Offered in Winter Term Domestic and International $1,000
Coligan Award, Celebrating Student Diversity

Awarded to either a domestic or international student who is enrolled full-time who self-identify as Black, Indigenous or Racialized or LGBTQ+. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have achieved a GPA of 2.0 for diploma programs OR 2.5 for degree programs. Additional requirement, students to submit a brief description of why celebrating equity, diversity and inclusion is important to them.

Number of Awards:1

Connie Papple IODE Angela Bruce Chapter Bursary All Faculties at the Trafalgar Campus Open to all programs at the Trafalgar Campus except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,718.00
Connie Papple IODE Angela Bruce Chapter Bursary

Awarded to a student in any program at the Trafalgar Campus who demonstrates strong community involvement and financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Daimler Chrysler Bursary Pilon School of Business Business, Business Administration - Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources All years with GPA Offered in Winter Term Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,491.00
Daimler Chrysler Bursary

Awarded to students who demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities either on or off campus in an unpaid capacity (i.e. clubs, sports, volunteer activities etc.) within the last 2 years. Must demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:7

Denise Williams Award Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance All Years with GPA Feb. 4, 2022 Domestic and International $1,000.00
Denise Williams Award

Awarded to a student in the Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance who identifies as Black, high academic achievement and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Don McKinley Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,183.50
Don McKinley Bursary

Awarded to students in the Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design program who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Dr. Annie Smith Graduate Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Art & Art History Graduate Oct. 8, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $61,966.00
Dr. Annie Smith Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to students who have graduated from the Art & Art History program who have been accepted or currently studying a MA or MFA program and demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Dr. Annie Smith Travel Award Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Art & Art History Final Year of Program Mar. 4, 2022 Domestic and Ontario Resident $11,485.00
Dr. Annie Smith Travel Award

Awarded to a student who is in the graduating year of the Art & Art History program to travel and experience art firsthand and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Bursary All Faculties Any undergraduate program (minimum 2 years in duration) except joint programs. First Year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $4,000.00
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Bursary

Awarded to students who have achieved a minimum of 75% in the graduating year of high school who demonstrates strong involvement in extracurricular activities. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:3

Ford of Canada OTSS Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Welding Techniques, Mechanical Techniques-Tool and Die Maker, Mechanical Technician - Tool Maker 1st year with GPA from the fall term Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,951.00
Ford of Canada OTSS Bursary

Awarded to a student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who demonstrates financial need

Number of Awards:1

Frederick Marcello Wilmot Memorial Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Animation Third Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
Frederick Marcello Wilmot Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student in the third year of the Honours Bachelor of Animation program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Garth West Memorial Bursary, supported by the Kiwanis Club of Brampton Open to all Faculties Must be a 2+ year program 1st year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,250.00
Garth West Memorial Bursary, supported by the Kiwanis Club of Brampton

Awarded to students who are a permanent resident of either Brampton or Caledon and are entering into 1st year of a 2 or more year program. Student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 from the Fall term and be involved in extra curricular activities either on or off -campus in an unpaid capacity (clubs, sports volunteer activities etc.).

Number of Awards:3

Glenn McQueen Memorial Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Computer Animation and Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction First Year with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $2,947.00
Glenn McQueen Memorial Bursary

Awarded to students in the Computer Animation or Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction program who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Goddard Group Foundation Bursary Pilon School of Business Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management) 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident 2 awards @ $2088.66 and 1 award @ $2088.68
Goddard Group Foundation Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:3

HSBC Bank Canada Bursary Open to all Faculties Open to all undergraduate programs All years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,267.80
HSBC Bank Canada Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:10

Indigenous Bursary All Faculties All Programs All Years Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic Varies
Indigenous Bursary

Awarded to students who have self-identified with the Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support and demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:Varies

Jack Schnoor Memorial Scholarship Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Personal Support Worker, Personal Support Worker - Gerontology All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic or International $1,200.00
Jack Schnoor Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student who has clearly demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0

Number of Awards:1

James Bailey OSOTF Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Must be a graduate of Sheridan's Architectural Technology program AND be currently enrolled in a University Professional First Degree in Architecture program (Bachelor of Architecture) N/A Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $9,052.00
James Bailey OSOTF Bursary

Awarded to a graduate from the Architectural Technology program who is continuing as a full-time student in a University Professional First Degree in Architecture (supporting documentation required), demonstrate financial need, minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and applicant must provide a short essay on why they are passionate about the architectural profession and their desire to further their studies in architecture

Number of Awards:varies, pending renewal application

Jane Greening Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Open to all programs in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,718.50
Jane Greening Bursary

Awarded to two students in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design with a physical disability who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Jervis B. Webb Company of Canada (Daifuku) Scholarship Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Electrical Engineering Technician, Plumbing Technician, Mechanical Technician - Tool Making, Welding and Fabrication Technician 2nd year Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $2,500.00
Jervis B. Webb Company of Canada (Daifuku) Scholarship

Awarded to a 2nd year student in one of the designated programs who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.3 and who has demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities (i.e. volunteering, on-campus clubs / sports activities)

Number of Awards:1

Jervis B. Webb Company of Canada (Daifuku)Scholarship for Interaction Design Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Interaction Design 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $2,500.00
Jervis B. Webb Company of Canada (Daifuku)Scholarship for Interaction Design

Awarded to a student in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the program who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.3 and who has demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities (i.e.. Volunteering, on-campus clubs / sports activity)

Number of Awards:1

John Beirne Memorial Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry or Technical Production Theatre and Live Events Second or Third Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic or International $1,000.00
John Beirne Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student in the Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry or Technical Production Theatre and Live Events program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

John E. Fleming Scholarship for Student Leadership All Faculties Must be a 2+ year program. Joint Programs are excluded. Final Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic or International $1,250.00
John E. Fleming Scholarship for Student Leadership

Awarded to a student in the final year of program with a minimum of two years in length who demonstrates strong student leadership within the past two years.

Number of Awards:1

Josko Rosenwirth Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Photography Fourth Year with GPA TBC - check the Online Awards Application Domestic and Ontario Resident TBC
Josko Rosenwirth Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the fourth year of the Honours Bachelor of Photography program who has a passion for photography, diversified portfolio, community involvement and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Larry Comeau Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies OR Pilon School of Business Any programs from either Pilon School of Business or Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies All years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $2,021.50
Larry Comeau Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 2.5, who participate on a social and / or athletic team at Sheridan and promotes a team atmosphere. Applicants must share their story of how they are fighting back and making the a go of their college career.

Number of Awards:2

Laura J. Lee Memorial Bursary All Faculties at the Trafalgar Campus Open to all programs at the Trafalgar Campus except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
Laura J. Lee Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student attending the Trafalgar Campus with a physical disability who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Lois and Ken Atkinson Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies. Paralegal, Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences - Athletic Therapy, Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Leadership - Year 3 & 4, Community and Justice Services, Early Childhood Education, Investigation - Public and Private, Practical Nursing, Police Foundations, Personal Support Worker, Social Service Worker, Social Service Worker - Gerontology, Veterinary Technician, General Arts and Science - University 1 Year, English Language Studies (ESL), Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences (Kinesiology & Health Promotion) All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,508.50
Lois and Ken Atkinson Bursary

Awarded to a returning student in one of the eligible programs who has overcome a personal obstacle and has demonstrated perseverance. The applicant must demonstrate a strong contribution to their community through continuous volunteer work (placement and coop not included), demonstrate financial need and have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 Preference given to a student continuing their studies in the next academic year.

Number of Awards:2

Louis Adamo Memorial Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Honours Bachelor of Computer Science (Mobile Computing) or Electrical Engineering Technician Must be a returning student in 2nd, 3rd, 4th year of the program Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,595.00
Louis Adamo Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student who is supporting dependent children and returning to full-time studies after an absence from schooling for 3 or more years. Student is returning to school to re-train / upgrade their skills. Minimum GPA of 2.4 and demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Magna Scholarship Faculty of Science and Technology Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical Techniques, Tool and Die Maker, Mechanical Techniques, Took Making, Mechanical Technician, Welding and Fabrication Technician, Welding Techniques, Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship, General Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program All years with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $1,000
Magna Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled full time in one of the listed programs with a minimum GPA of 2.0 who demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:Varies

Mary Hofstetter Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Open to all programs in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,143.00
Mary Hofstetter Bursary

Awarded to students in any program in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design who demonstrate strong leadership and/or community involvement and financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Mary Kay Cosmetics Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Social Service Worker OR Social Service Worker - Gerontology OR Personal Support Worker All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,654.00
Mary Kay Cosmetics Bursary

Awarded to a female student returning to the workforce and has overcome a personal obstacle. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Mary Lou Collett Kindness Award Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Early Childhood Education Returning students Offered in Winter Term Domestic and International $1,000
Mary Lou Collett Kindness Award

Awarded to a returning student in the Early Childhood Education program who is in good academic standing as defined by the Office of the Registrar. Student must have achieved a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a minimum Term GPA of 2.0. Student must have demonstrated financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Masonic Foundation of Ontario /Sheridan Business Hall of Fame Bursary Pilon School of Business and Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies Any program from the Pilon School of Business and the following programs from the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies: Child and Youth Care, Community and Justice Services, Police Foundations or Practical Nursing Must be in year 3 of a Pilon School of Business Program Must be in year 2 of one of the designated FAHCS programs. Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,823.00
Masonic Foundation of Ontario /Sheridan Business Hall of Fame Bursary

Awarded to students who have achieved a minimum 3.5 GPA. Must demonstrate volunteer / community involvement in the last 2 years. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:3

MDC (M D Charlton Company Ltd.) Police Foundations Scholarship Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Police Foundations 2nd Year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,500.00
MDC (M D Charlton Company Ltd.) Police Foundations Scholarship

Awarded to a student entering into 2nd year of the Police Foundations program who has demonstrated community involvement within the last 2 - 3 years. Minimum 3.6 GPA. Grades from 1st year will be considered during the review process

Number of Awards:1

Medical Expense Bursary for International Students All Faculties All Programs All Years Nov. 1, 2021 International Up to $500 maximum
Medical Expense Bursary for International Students

Awarded to international students who have incurred medical expenses which are not covered by the guard.me insurance.

Number of Awards:Varies

Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs. All Years Oct. 1, 2021 Metis Nation of Ontario Citizen and Ontario Resident TBC
Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary

Awarded to Metis students who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:6

Nadya Wen Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Game Design, Honours Bachelor of Interaction Design, Game Level Design and Advanced Television and Film Second Term with GPA Feb. 4, 2022 International $1,000.00
Nadya Wen Scholarship

Awarded to an international student in one of the specified programs in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design. Minimum 3.8 GPA.

Number of Awards:1

Nadya Wen Scholarship (Animation) Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Animation, Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction and Visual Effects Programs Second Term with GPA Feb. 4, 2022 International $1,000.00
Nadya Wen Scholarship (Animation)

Awarded to an international student in one of the specified programs in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design. Minimum 3.8 GPA.

Number of Awards:1

NBCUniversal Black, Indigenous and / or Racialized Student Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Film and Televison All Years Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $2,500.00
NBCUniversal Black, Indigenous and / or Racialized Student Bursary

Awarded to a full-time students in the Honours Bachelor of Film and Television who identify as Black, Indigenous and / or Racialized. Returning students must demonstrate a minimum GPA of 2.5 (note: first-year students must meet the minimum threshold). Must demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:16

Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program (OBPAP) Bursary Continuing and Professional Studies Human Resources Connections and Supply Chain Connections courses offered in partnership with ACCES Employment n/a Course end date Domestic $565
Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program (OBPAP) Bursary

Awarded to students who have family income that is below the threshold for family size, and are not receiving funding from Second Career, Canada-Ontario Integrated Student Loan, Ontario Student Loan or Canada Student Loan issued through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or any financial assistance from another province, territory or country, and are not in default of a Canada-Ontario Integrated Student Loan, Ontario Student Loan or Canada Student Loan issued through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).

Number of Awards:Varies, pending funding availability

Ontario First Generation Bursary All Faculties All Programs All Years Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1000 - $3000
Ontario First Generation Bursary

Awarded to a student whose parents did not attend postsecondary studies, demonstrate financial need, be attending a publicly-assisted college or university and meet the Canadian citizenship and Ontario residency. Students may be in any year of the program the are enrolled in, if they are enrolled in their first degree, diploma or certificate program.

Number of Awards:Varies

Princess Auto Foundation Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Electrical Engineering Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Mechanical Techniques - Tool and Die Maker, Mechanical Techniques-Plumbing, Welding and Fabrication Technician, Welding, Electrical Techniques, Plumbing Technician First year with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident 7 awards @ $1507.12 and 1 awards @ $1507.16
Princess Auto Foundation Bursary

Awarded to students from an eligible program who have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater in the fall term. Must demonstrate financial need and meet domestic and provincial residency criteria. This bursary will be awarded in January.

Number of Awards:8

Princess Auto Skilled Trades Scholarship Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Electrical Techniques, Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing, Plumbing Technician, Mechanical Techniques - Tool and Die Maker, Welding Techniques, Mechanical Technician - Tool Making, Electrical Engineering Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician 1st year N/A Domestic or International $1,000.00
Princess Auto Skilled Trades Scholarship

Awarded to the 40 students across the identified programs - no application required

Number of Awards:40

R. Bryan Glaholm Memorial Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance Fourth Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $2,200.00
R. Bryan Glaholm Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student in the fourth year of the Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance who demonstrates good academic standing and financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Rudi Klemman Memorial Scholarship Faculty of Applied Animation, Arts and Design Visual Merchandising Arts First semester of Year 2 Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,838.00
Rudi Klemman Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must provide a letter outlining their career aspirations and their commitment to the Visual Merchandising Arts program and to the Industry. Applicants must include up to 3 images (PDF format) of their work that demonstrates excellence in visual design and execution.

Number of Awards:1

Sally and James Finney Caregiver Award Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Practical Nursing, Personal Support Worker, Social Service Worker, Social Service Worker - Gerontology Must have completed at least 1 semester AND a placement Offered in Winter Term Domestic $1,000.00
Sally and James Finney Caregiver Award

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated their commitment to caregiving in the healthcare field with preference given to those with a focus on dementia and / or the elderly. Must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.0 and who has completed at least 1 semester and placement in one of the eligible programs.

Number of Awards:1

Scotiabank Scholarship Pilon School of Business International Business Management OR 1st year of any of the Bachelor of Applied Business programs (Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management) 1st year with GPA from their first term at Sheridan in a designated program. Scotiabank Scholarship is for students in their final year of any business program who intends to work or study abroad the following year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic or International $2,291.50
Scotiabank Scholarship

Students must provide either an assignment with grading rubrics OR a 500 word essay on a current international business issue which focusses on creative potential solutions. Students applying for the Scotiabank Scholarship must provide documentation of their plans to study or work abroad.

Number of Awards:4

Scotiabank Scholarship for International Students Pilon School of Business Any program in the Pilon School of Business 2nd Year Oct. 1, 2021 International $2,279.00
Scotiabank Scholarship for International Students

Awarded to international students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student is required to submit a class assignment (with grading rubrics) OR 1/2 page essay on a current international business issue which focusses on creative potential solutions.

Number of Awards:2

Shaw Foundation Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design or Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction, Visual Effects, Journalism and Interactive Media Management All Years with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $1,139.00
Shaw Foundation Bursary

Awarded to a student in a specified program in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design or Faculty of Applied Science and Technology who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Sheridan Black Students Bursary Open to all Faculties All Programs All Years Deadline of the General Application each semester Domestic $250
Sheridan Black Students Bursary

Awarded to students who self-identify as being Black (e.g. African, American, Canadian, Caribbean, Multiracial) and demonstrated financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Bursary (Tuition Reinvestment Fund) Open to all Faculties All Programs All Years Deadline of the General Application each semester Domestic $750-$1000
Sheridan Bursary (Tuition Reinvestment Fund)

Awarded to students who are enrolled full-time, who demonstrate financial need and pay semester tuition less than $2,700.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Continuing Education Bursary Continuing and Professional Studies Course(s) which are at least 4 weeks in length and part of CAPS programs resulting in a Sheridan College Certificate, Recognition of Achievement, or Micro-Credential All Years 10 business days from the start of the course(s) with the latest start date. Domestic $200/course up to $500 maximum each academic term
Sheridan Continuing Education Bursary

Awarded to students who have family income that is below the threshold for family size, and are not receiving funding from Second Career or the Ontario Bridging Participant Assistant Program (OBPAP).

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship Open to all Faculties Offered to programs as noted on Sheridan's Degree Entrance Scholarship page First Year N/A Domestic $1500-$2500
Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Awarded to students who meet the criteria as noted on Sheridan's Degree Entrance Scholarship page

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan High-Cost Bursary (Tuition Reinvestment Fund) Open to all Faculties All Programs All Years Deadline of the General Application each semester Domestic $1250-$1500
Sheridan High-Cost Bursary (Tuition Reinvestment Fund)

Awarded to students enrolled full-time, who demonstrate financial need and pay semester tuition that is greater or equal to $2,700.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Indigenous Bursary Open to all Faculties All Programs All Years Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic Varies
Sheridan Indigenous Bursary

Awarded to students who are enrolled full-time and demonstrate financial need. Students must self-identify as an Indigenous student through the Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan International Bachelor Degree Entrance Scholarship Pilon School of Business All Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Programs First Year N/A International $2,000.00
Sheridan International Bachelor Degree Entrance Scholarship

Awarded to international students who have obtained a GPA of 75% and higher based on transcripts submitted at the time of application.

Number of Awards:TBD

Sheridan International EAP Award All Faculties Program that leads to Bachelor Degree, Certificate, Diploma, Post-Graduate certificate First Year N/A International $500-$1,000
Sheridan International EAP Award

Awarded to international students who have successfully completed Sheridan's General Arts and Sciences Ontario College Certificate, who are continuing into our Bachelor Degree, Certificate, Diploma, Post-Graduate programs. Joint programs are not eligible.

Number of Awards:TBD

Sheridan International Entrance Scholarship All Faculties All programs except ESL and FCAPS First Year N/A International $1000-$2000
Sheridan International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students starting in Fall 2021 and Winter 2022.

Number of Awards:TBD

Sheridan International Needs-Based Bursary All Faculties All Programs Second, Third or Fourth Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 International $1,500.00
Sheridan International Needs-Based Bursary

Awarded to International students who are in the second, third or fourth year of their current program and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:6

Sheridan International Outstanding Achievement in a Bachelor Degree Scholarship All Faculties Open to all Bachelor Degree Programs except joint programs All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 International $1,500.00
Sheridan International Outstanding Achievement in a Bachelor Degree Scholarship

Awarded to students who are in a Bachelor Degree program excluding Joint-Degrees with outstanding academic achievement who demonstrates strong community involvement and/or leadership.

Number of Awards:4

Sheridan International Outstanding Achievement in a Certificate, Diploma or Post-Graduate Scholarship All Faculties Open to all Certificate, Diploma or Post-Graduate programs except ESL All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 International $1,000.00
Sheridan International Outstanding Achievement in a Certificate, Diploma or Post-Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to students who are in a Certificate, Diploma or Post-Graduate program with outstanding academic achievement who demonstrates strong community involvement and/or leadership.

Number of Awards:10

Sheridan International Student Leadership Award All Faculties All Programs All Years with GPA Offered in Winter Term International $500 -$1500
Sheridan International Student Leadership Award

Community. Demonstrated involvement my include outstanding contributions to the classroom, student / campus life, leadership roles in student government, clubs and associations, being a peer mentor or i-Star etc. Must have a good academic standing of 3.0 or greater during the last academic term, documentation is required to support your contributions.

Number of Awards:3

Sheridan International Student Photo Contest All Faculties All Programs All Years with GPA Offered in Winter Term International $250 - $750
Sheridan International Student Photo Contest

Criteria to be determined closer to application launch. Students are encouraged to check the Online Awards Application in January.

Number of Awards:3

Sheridan International Student Video Contest All Faculties All Programs All Years with GPA TBC - check the Online Awards Application International $500 - $1000
Sheridan International Student Video Contest

Criteria to be determined closer to application launch. Students are encouraged to check the Online Awards Application in January.

Number of Awards:3

Sheridan Student Union Bursary All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and International Varies
Sheridan Student Union Bursary

Awarded to students in any program except joint programs who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Student Union Diversity in Education Award All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and International Varies
Sheridan Student Union Diversity in Education Award

Awarded to students who self-identify as being Black, Indigenous or Racialized and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Student Union Proud to Be 2SLGBTQIA+ Award All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and International Varies
Sheridan Student Union Proud to Be 2SLGBTQIA+ Award

Awarded to students who self-identify as being 2SLGBTQIA+ and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Student Union Scholarship All Faculties Open to all programs except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic Varies
Sheridan Student Union Scholarship

Awarded to two students who demonstrate high academic achievement and financial need.

Number of Awards:Varies

Sheridan Women in Computing Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology "Bachelor of Computer Science - Mobile Computing, Computer Programming, Bachelor of Computer Science: -Computer Systems Technology - Information Systems Engineering -Computer Systems Technology - Software Development & Network Engineering Coop -Computer Systems Technician - Software Engineering -Computer System Technician - Information Technology Infrastructure and Services - Internet Communications Technology" First year, first semester Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
Sheridan Women in Computing Bursary

Awarded to a student in one of the eligible programs listed who identifies as Female and over the age of 24, must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Sony Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Advanced Television and Film and Honours Bachelor of Film and Television All Years with GPA Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,718.00
Sony Bursary

Awarded to a student in a specified program in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

St. Jude's Church Indigenous Student Scholarship All Faculties All Programs except joint programs. All Years Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
St. Jude's Church Indigenous Student Scholarship

Awarded to students who self-identify as Indigenous and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students from Northern Communities. Students must be registered with the Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support.

Number of Awards:4

T. Walat Family Award Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Practical Nursing Year 2 Nov. 1, 2021 Domestic and International $1,000
T. Walat Family Award

Awarded to a full time student entering into the 2nd year of the Practical Nursing program who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 and can demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

TD Bank Financial Group Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology OR Pilon School of Business OR Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Business Administration - Accounting, Business Administration - Human Resources, Chemical Engineering Technology - Environmental, Child and Youth Care, Computer Programmer, Early Childhood Education, Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership All years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,535.00
TD Bank Financial Group Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 2.4. Must demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:15

Teak Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Child and Youth Care, Honours Bachelor of Community Safety, Community Worker - Outreach and Development, Community and Justice Services, Early Childhood Education, Educational Support, Paralegal, Personal Support Worker, Pharmacy Technician, Police Foundations, Practical Nursing, Social Service Worker, Social Service Worker - Gerontology Final Year of Program Feb. 4, 2022 Domestic $1,500.00
Teak Bursary

Awarded to a student with good academic standing as defined by the Office of the Registrar, 2.0 GPA for diploma programs and 2.5 for degree programs. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

The Rotary Club of Brampton Bursary for Business Pilon School of Business Business, Business Administration - Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources 2nd or 3rd Year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,000.00
The Rotary Club of Brampton Bursary for Business

Awarded to a returning student in one of the eligible programs who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0, has demonstrated financial need, is a resident of Brampton and attends the Davis campus.

Number of Awards:1

The Rotary Club of Brampton Bursary for Public Safety Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Police Foundations, Investigation - Public and Private, Community and Justice Services 2nd or 3rd Year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,000.00
The Rotary Club of Brampton Bursary for Public Safety

Awarded to a returning student in one of the eligible programs who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0, is a resident of Brampton, demonstrates financial need and attends the Davis campus

Number of Awards:1

The Rotary Club of Brampton Bursary for Technology Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Electromechanical Engineering - Technology, Electronics Engineering Technician - Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technician / Technology - Design & Drafting, Mechanical Engineering Technician / Technology 2nd or 3rd Year Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,000.00
The Rotary Club of Brampton Bursary for Technology

Awarded to a returning student in one of the following eligible programs from the Davis campus who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0, is a Brampton resident and has demonstrated financial need

Number of Awards:1

The Shirin Karim and the Khadijah Nanji Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Information Systems Security, Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences, Mobile Computing, Honours Bachelor of Computer Science, Computer Systems Technology - Software Development and Network Engineering, Computer Systems Technology - Information Systems Engineering All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
The Shirin Karim and the Khadijah Nanji Bursary

Open to individuals who identify as woman / female and who also identify as Black, or Indigenous, or Person of Colour. Eligible students will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Ubisoft Toronto Award for Game Design Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Game Design Third or Fourth Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $2,000.00
Ubisoft Toronto Award for Game Design

Awarded to a student in the third or fourth year of the Honours Bachelor of Game Design program who self-identifies as Female, 2SLGBTQ+, Persons with Disabilities, Indigenous, Black or Visible Minority who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Ubisoft Toronto Award for Game Design Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Game Design Fourth Year with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $2,000.00
Ubisoft Toronto Award for Game Design

Awarded to two students in the fourth year of the Honours Bachelor of Game Design program who demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Ubisoft Toronto Scholarship Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Game Level Design Second Term with GPA Feb. 4, 2022 Domestic $2,000.00
Ubisoft Toronto Scholarship

Awarded to a student with the highest GPA from the first term of the Game Level Design program.

Number of Awards:1

Vet Strategy Veterinary Technician Award Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Veterinary Technician 1st or 2nd Year Feb. 4, 2022 Domestic $1,000.00
Vet Strategy Veterinary Technician Award

Awarded to a student in the Veterinary Technician program who has achieved good academic standing and demonstrated volunteer / involved in the community they reside in. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Vincent D'Souza Memorial Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies Practical Nursing First year, first semester Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic $1,000.00
Vincent D'Souza Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student who has completed Sheridan's Pre-health pathways program (PPHSS) and was accepted in the Practical Nursing program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 from PPHSS must have been achieved. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:1

Walt Disney Company Foundation Bursary Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Animation, Honours Bachelor of Illustration, Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction and Visual Effects All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,989.00
Walt Disney Company Foundation Bursary

Awarded to students in specified Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design programs who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:6

Wendy Joyce Bursary Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies. Honours Bachelor of Community Safety All years with GPA Offered in Winter Term Domestic and Ontario Resident $1,059.40
Wendy Joyce Bursary

Awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 2.4. Must demonstrate financial need

Number of Awards:5

WildBrain Studios Indigenous Bursary for Animation Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design Honours Bachelor of Animation, Computer Animation, Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction and Visual Effects All Years (Returning with GPA) Oct. 8, 2021 Domestic $2,000.00
WildBrain Studios Indigenous Bursary for Animation

Awarded to two students who identify as Indigenous, good academic standing and demonstrates financial need.

Number of Awards:2

Wilfred Hooton Bursary All Faculties at the Trafalgar Campus Open to all programs at the Trafalgar Campus except joint programs. All Years with GPA Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic and Ontario Resident 6 awards at $1077.57 and 1 at $1077.58
Wilfred Hooton Bursary

Awarded to students attending the Trafalgar Campus who demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:7

William G. Davis and Avie Bennett Bursary Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies, Pilon School of Business Open to all programs at the Davis Campus All Years with GPA Offered in Winter Term Domestic and Ontario Resident 12 awards at $1057.38 and 1 award at $1057.44
William G. Davis and Avie Bennett Bursary

Awarded to students at the Davis campus who are also permanent residents of Brampton. Must demonstrate financial need.

Number of Awards:13

Zonta Club of Oakville Bursary All Faculties at the Trafalgar Campus Open to all programs at the Trafalgar Campus All years Oct. 1, 2021 Domestic or International Varies
Zonta Club of Oakville Bursary

Awarded to a single woman who is from an abusive background (i.e. emotional, physical or sexual abuse), entering or returning to full-time studies at the Trafalgar Road campus, demonstrates financial need and is a resident of the Halton area (for the purpose of this application Halton Region is comprised of the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton and the Town of Oakville).

Number of Awards:Varies


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Student awards can be created to recognize outstanding achievement, provide support for students experiencing financial need or to help remove barriers to education. For information on establishing a scholarship, bursary or academic award please contact Jane Leaver, at 905-845-9430 (ext. 4206) or jane.leaver@sheridancollege.ca. Together, we can help students succeed!