Fanshawe College participates in several national/international scholarship programs, including those offered by CN, and the Canadian Hospitality Foundation. Applications are first reviewed by Student Awards and/or the Awards Selection Committee to determine which will be forwarded to the national/international competition. Recipients are selected by the respective scholarship foundation.

CICan

The CICan awards program recognizes and promotes excellence in Canada's colleges and institutes. The Awards of Excellence celebrate extraordinary contributions of individuals to their colleges, highlighting the role our institutes play in social, cultural and economic development of the communities they serve.
Click here to view past recipients and profiles.
Click here for a call for nominations.

CN - North America's Railroad

This scholarship program was designed to recognize and encourage education excellence. The CN Diversity Scholarship program will offer monetary grants to best-in-class women, military veterans and students of aboriginal heritage, who are studying in fields specific to CN's core business; Engineering, Transportation, Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Aboriginal Studies & Law and Accounting and Finance.
Click here to visit the CN Diversity Scholarship website.

Project Hero

Project Hero, started in 2009 by Retired General Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Colonel Kevin Reed is a unique program providing undergraduate scholarships to children of fallen soldiers.  Since September 2009, many of Canada's finest colleges and universities are offering tuition to children of CAF personnel who have lost their lives while serving in an active mission.

To be elgibible, the recipient must be:

  1. A dependant of a Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission
  2. Under the age of twenty-six
  3. Registered as a full-time undergraduate student at the university , in a program of study eligible for funding by the Province of the location of School
  4. Meet the academic requirements for entry to the academic program for which the recipient applies and maintain satisfactory academic standing in the program

Eligibility to the scholarship program for the children of Canadian Armed Forces personnel deceased while serving in an active mission will be determined by Canadian Armed Forces criteria.

Click here to visit the Project Hero website.

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) scholarship program

Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers four scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. They are open to the children of the National Union's 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education.

There are four awards given each year to children of NUPGE members in the amount of $1,500, these awards are as follows:

The Tommy Douglas Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time and who are the children or foster children of a NUPGE member.

The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time and who are the children or foster children of a member of the NUPGE.

The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians for $1,500 is open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time and who are the children or foster children of a NUPGE member.

The Scholarship for Visible Minorities for $1,500 is open to all visible minority students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education full-time and who are the children or foster children of a National Union of Public and General Employees member.

For more information, please visit https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2017.