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Award Programs

Awards are given to students that achieve the highest grade average in each subject for all Academic, Applied and Locally Developed courses. In addition to these awards, students who are graduating can apply for the following awards. Please note that many of the posted dates may change slightly from year to year. For additional information, students can contact the Guidance Department.

Applications Due Before Graduation



Due Date

Canadian Merit Scholarship

Foundation - Loran Award

University only, grades and additional criteria

Horatio Alger

Ontario Scholarship Program

College & University, additional criteria

Canada Trust - TD


College & University, additional criteria required

Father Ted Colleton


College & University, essay required

Violet Richardson Award /

Soroptimist for Volunteering

Females only, essay required

Fireside Bible Publishers

College & University, essay required 
See the Religion Department

Schulich Leader Scholarship

University only. One student chosen & additional criteria required.  

BK (Burger King) Scholars

College & University

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship

College & University, evidence of environmental activity or leadership

Hal Rogers Endowment


College & University


Terry Fox Humanitarian


College & University, additional criteria required

Garfield Weston

College only

Tom Tittel Memorial Award

College & University, Post secondary applicants in the social services (child care, teacher, social worker)

See Guidance

OFSAA Alumni Scholarship

Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Brian Maxwell Memorial

OFSAA Alumni (Rotating Regions)

College & University, male & female athletes going into post secondary

Knights of Columbus Bursary

College & University, family connection to the Knights organization is required

See Guidance

Baptie Fund Bursary

College & University, Residents of Cavan/Millbrook/North Monaghan

Colonel Douglas Gunter

History Award

College & University, $1,000 awards

Original work in Art, Web Design or Video

CAW Scholarships

College & University, essay required

Whipper "Billy" Watson


College only, students with physical disabilities

Aird Scholarship

College only, students with physical disabilities

Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) Bursary

College & University, post secondary applicants who are members of the OHF

Kiwanis Club

College & University, two awards of $1,000

Academic - post secondary applicant

Music - post secondary applicant

See Guidance


Fairhaven Foundation

College & University, graduating students who have volunteered at Fairhaven, application in Guidance

4 -H Agricultural Bursary

College & University, students entering Agricultural College or University of Guelph/Agriculture

Land of Shining Waters

College & University, resident of Peterborough County, demonstrate financial need, application in Guidance

Harry Jerome Scholarship

College & University, financial need, Afro Canadian heritage

Maurice Izzard Award

College & University, students with physical disabilities

Spirit of Hospitality Awards

College & University, post secondary applicants in hospitality

Stacey Levitt Scholarship for


College & University, athletic involvement & participation

Conservation Foundation

McCulloch Scholarship

College & University, post secondary studies in Biology or Environmental Field, must be nominated 
See Guidance

R. L. Beck Bursary

College & University, post secondary studies in Chemistry, Biological Sciences & studies related to water. Offered alternate years. Check with Guidance

Kiwanis Club of the

Kawarthas Scholarship

College & University, application in Guidance

OTIP/RAEO Academic


College & University, dependent of someone insured through OTIP, entering first year

Peterborough Sports Hall of

Fame Scholarship

College & University, application in Guidance

RBC Amateur Hockey


College & University, minor hockey or high school players graduating & going to post secondary

Aiming for the Top Tuition


College & University, apply on OSAP form and check website as due date can change.

Keene Lions Club

College & University, resident of Otonabee Township

Canadian Golf Foundation

College & University, references from Golfing community 

Gerry Carey

College & University, at least 2 years in Peterborough Minor Hockey including Jr. B., application in Guidance

Harry S. Gairey Memorial


University only, must be of Afro-Canadian heritage

National Union Scholarships

College & University, essay required, for students whose parents are members of OPSEU or CUBGW Unions

National Union Scholarships

College & University, dependents of National Union


Ontario Hostelry Institute

College & University, entry into Hospitality programs 

Wally Beavis Memorial


University only, must have played at least 6 years

Peterborough Minor Hockey, application in Guidance

Applications Due After Graduation

Royal Canadian Legion


College & University, children & grandchildren of Legion members and / or war veterans

See Guidance

Peterborough Professional

Hockey Alumni Bursary

College & University, awards of $1,000, male & female winners, applicants must have played a minimum of two years of high school hockey

See Guidance

Landmark & Associate


College & University, residents of Douro Dummer Township for any post secondary program

Enbridge Consumers Gas

College only, entrance into gas technician program

See Guidance

Johnson Scholarships

College & University, members, employees & dependents of Johnson Incorporated

CAW Bursary

College & University, financial need

Frank Marek Earth Day Scholarship

Open to Grade 12 students in Ontario, essay required

Norwood Agriculture Award

College & University, graduate of Norwood elementary schools, going on in field of Agriculture

RBC Royal Bank Financial

Lifeskills Scholarship

College & University, accepted into University or College with 65% or better, application at, applications postmarked no later than May 12

Shaw Memorial Scholarship

University only, agriculture programs at University of Guelph

Vari Scholarship

Victoria College U of T

University only, this award is open to students applying to the one-year B.Ed program at University of Toronto, students in fourth year of University can apply

Peterborough Lakers


College & University, former Minor Lacrosse participants, male & female, apply during first semester at post secondary