Posted: November 8, 2017
University of Guelph—offers 12 scholarships valued at $42, 000 each and includes a research assistant position and mentorship by one of Guelph’s leading professors. These scholarships reward top students from across the nation and recognize academic excellence, innovation, community and school engagement, and leadership. Students must achieve a 90% admission average to apply for these awards.
The scholarships are as follows:
8 President’s Scholarships, established to recognize students academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and demonstrate the potential to become leaders.
2 Lincoln Alexander Scholarships, established in hour of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Guelph and former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on the occasion of his 80th birthday. The awards recognize students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and demonstrate the potential to become leaders in society. At the Chancellor’s request, these scholarships will be awarded to enhance student diversity on campus with a focus on Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Metis); or a person with a disability; or a racialized person.
2 Chancellor’s Scholarships established in honour of the current and past chancellors of the University of Guelph to recognize students of academic distinction who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities and who demonstrate the potential to become leaders in society. These scholarships will be awarded to students who have taken a leadership role in activities that demonstrate an interest in international relations and development and/or an interest in activities relating to arts and culture.
Students are required to submit an online application, no later than January 25, 2018, that will be comprised of: the student information data (application form); a letter from the student applicant; a biographical listing of the applicant’s school and community engagement and leadership for the past three years; two letters of reference; an official transcript.