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2021 Secord Awards

Application Deadline - May 15, 2021
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR SECORD AWARDS
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NAME OF AWARD:   Aapex Driving Academy Award

AMOUNT:   TBD Each School Year

DESCRIPTION & CRITERIA:

This award is donated by Aapex Driving Academy.  It is awarded to a graduating student to further their education at the post-secondary level.

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NAME OF AWARD:  James H. Smith Staff Award

AMOUNT:  $250

DESCRIPTION & CRITERIA:

This award is donated by our current staff in memory of James H. Smith, founding principal of Laura Secord Secondary School.  It is awarded in recognition of a graduating student who is proceeding to a post-secondary institution, who has achieved an academic average of at least 70%, and has proven financial need.

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NAME OF AWARD:  Laura Secord Guidance Award

AMOUNT:   $250

DESCRIPTION & CRITERIA:

This award is donated by the Guidance Department at Laura Secord Secondary School.  It is awarded in recognition of a graduating student who is proceeding to a post-secondary institution, who has achieved an academic average of at least 70%, and who has completed at least 100 hours of community service and submitted these hours to Hour Republic.

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NAME OF AWARD:  Laura Secord School Council Award

AMOUNT:  $250

DESCRIPTION & CRITERIA:

This award is donated by the School Council of Laura Secord Secondary School.  It is awarded in recognition of a graduating student who is proceeding to a post-secondary institution, who has achieved an academic average of at least 70%, and has made a significant contribution to the school, the school council, or the community.

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2021 DSBN Scholarships and Bursaries
Applications are now closed for DSBN Awards.

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FIND SCHOLARSHIPS ONLINE

If you haven't checked it out already, please also visit the DSBN Awards & Scholarships website for information on awards available to all students in the DSBN.

For more general information on awards and scholarships, please click the Presentations, Documents and Forms link to view a slideshow on financing your post-secondary education.

Did you know that hundreds of scholarships can be found online? The following do offer information regarding scholarship opportunities and additional financial aid information.


Not sure where to start?

Read this guide to learn where to start, and what you’ll need to know before you begin applying for scholarships and bursaries.

OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)


What is it?

  • OSAP helps students from lower and middle income families meet the costs of post-secondary education
  • It provides financial assistance for educational costs and basic living expenses.
  • OSAP is a loan that you must pay back once your studies have been completed.
  • When you fill out your OSAP application you will automatically be assessed for grants. These grants do not need to be paid back.

How do I apply? - OSAP Application is open.  Click on link below.