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Student Scholarships Enrich The Northern Experience

Scholarships Below
Ranging from $150 to $5000, scholarships and awards are given to students (mostly graduating) who have made a positive impact in the Northern community and beyond. Each scholarship has its own criteria and is generously funded by former staff, parents and/or alumni. We are so grateful for their generosity. 

Scholarship Application Season is Approaching

March 11 – May 3, 2023

Thank You Everyone who Submitted Scholarship Applications!

WE are no longer accepting submissions for the 2022-23 school year
The deadline for SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS:

May 1, 2023

 for the 2022-23 school year

How To Apply

During Scholarship Application Season, all scholarships / awards have 2 buttons:
Please read Award Criteria carefully. You'll need to refer to the criteria in your application. Click the Apply Now button to fill out an application. Max. scholarship applications per student = 3.

Scholarships

The NSSF Award 
of Recognition

Gr. 12 – $500
Gr. 11 – $150
Gr. 10 – $150
Gr. 9 – $150

Apply

Bulder Carlsen Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to each grade w/ $200 going to the Graduate

Apply
Leadership

James M. McCarron Changemaker
Award 

$500

Apply
NEW

The Northern Moon and Star Award

$2000 (may be shared)

Apply

Dale R. Callender President’s Award of Merit

$200

Apply

Jim W. Davidson Scholarship

$2000 (to 2 students each)

Apply

Megan Isabel Loges Social Justice Scholarship

$500

Apply

NSSF White Ribbon Award

$500

Apply
Athletics

Davis Kelo Memorial Stepping Forward Award

$500

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Kris Risk Sportsperson Award of Excellence

$350 (to male + female)

Apply

Clarke Pulford Scholarship

$500

Apply

Stacey Levitt Memorial Scholarship

$500

Apply
Business  &  Design

Kathryn Taylor Memorial Scholarship in Business Education

$200

Apply

Alfred and Mary Buckley Memorial Award

$1000

Apply

Belyk Award for Design Excellence

$500 (max)

Apply

NSSF Drawing Award

$100

Apply

The Robert Zawerbny Memorial Award in Illustration and Design

$5000

Apply
THE ARTS

Ene Lomp Scholarship

$500

Apply

Selena Taylor
Memorial Award

$1000

Apply

John Jossifakis Technical Theatre / RTA or Events Award

$1500

Apply

Debbie Barton-Moore Dramatic Arts Award

$1500

Apply

Grandson XX Creative Writing Award

1st place – $250
2nd place – $150
3rd place – $100

Apply

Mary Fletcher Bonnycastle Poetry Award

$75 Indigo Gift Card (Grades 9-11)

Apply
MAth  &  Science

Norman Hayman Mathematics Scholarship

$1000

Apply

Excellence in Science Award

$1000

Apply
HISTORY  &  SOCIAL STUDIES

The McKelvey Family Scholarship in Canadian and World Studies

$750

Apply

Gail Robertson Whitworth Family Studies / Social Science Award

$200

Apply

Milli Richmond Family Studies Award

$250

Apply

Future Teachers
Award

$500

Apply
ENVIRONMENT, PLUS

Maya Zibaie Memorial Scholarship

$1000

Apply

Glenn Way Memorial Scholarship in Environmental / Humanitarian Studies

$500

Apply
Hard of Hearing

Audrey Yvonne Smith Scholarship 

$900 (max)

Apply

George Heintzman Memorial Award For Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$500

Apply
OTHER

Caelan Nanek Co-op Award

$500

Apply

Jeff Mitz Interdisciplinary Studies Scholarship

$1000

Apply

Triumph
Award

$1000 (for 1 or more students each)

Apply

How Awards & Scholarships
Are Decided

All awards and scholarships are selected by the Scholarship Committee of Northern Secondary School in conjunction with Staff advisors and/or Curriculum Leaders ...

... except for the NSS Awards of Recognition, which are selected by the Northern Secondary School Foundation.