Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
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.
The Junior Jubilee Scholarship ($2,500)
This scholarship is awarded to the student who achieves the highest Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score.
The Constable W.C. Moss Scholarship ($1,000)
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.
The Electoral District Scholarships ($1,000 each)
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.
Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarships ($1,000 each)
Seventy-nine of these scholarships are also awarded based on the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score.
Memorial University Entrance Scholarships
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.
Other Provincial Government Scholarships
Lester B. Pearson Scholarship
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
Research & Development Corporation (RDC): RISE Awards
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 https://www.tcii.gov.nl.ca/innovation/innovatenl/Program_Applications.html for the RISE Awards application and more information.
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