Unique Circumstances


A scholarship of $1000

This company is offering a $1,000 scholarship to Canadian parents who are pursuing post-secondary education. Applicants must write a 600-1000 word essay discussing their experience as a parent working through school and explain three pieces of advice they would give to someone in a similar situation.

All applicants must also be over the age of 18 to apply and be enrolled as a full or part-time student at a post-secondary educational institution in Canada. The deadline for the next award is December 10th, 2016. Click here to apply and to see all eligibility requirements:

SeniorHomes Caregiver Scholarship

2 scholarships of $1000

Two student caregivers who are in good academic standing and attending a U.S. college or university will each receive a $1,000 scholarship from SeniorHomes.com for use in paying tuition and/or books. The deadline for the first round is June 30th, 2016. Click here to apply:

National Youth in Care Network – Ken Dryden Scholarship

8 awards of up to $3000 renewable for up to four years

For students entering or continuing their education towards an undergraduate diploma or degree who are under 30 years old and who were or are currently in the child welfare/protection system.

Leonard Foundation

140 awards up to $1,500

Full- time students who can demonstrate financial need with preference going to sons and daughters of ordained clergy, grade school teachers, Canadian Military personnel, graduates of a military college, members of The Engineering and/or The Mining & Metallurgical Institutes of Canada. http://www.leonardfnd.org/

Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund

Up to $4,000 low interest loan per year with a lifetime maximum of $16,00

The aim of the Education Assistance Loan Program is to encourage and assist members, former members and recognized dependents of the Canadian Forces, Regular Component, in obtaining post-secondary education. More information and application: https://www.cfmws.com/en/SupportOurTroops/OurFunds/CFPAF/Pages/default.aspx


Award of $2,000

A bursary in support of past foster children to help them attend post-secondary school. Must have been a foster child. Enrolled full-time. Under the age of 24. http://www.storwell.com/bursary-application and awards@storwell.com.

Last Modified: September 20, 2017