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Available scholarships and bursaries

Nearly $2,000,000 in scholarships and bursaries!

All you need is a bit of time and an Internet connection to get access to more than 900 scholarships and bursaries with a combined value of more than $2,000,000.

Cambrian College and generous donors assist thousands of students annually through our awards program. A diverse range of awards are available to help you pay for college.

Additional awards

In addition to the awards offered through Cambrian College, awards from various external sources are posted on our website throughout the academic year.

Be sure to search our awards database to review all of the available awards. External awards will include details on how to apply, as they have deadlines and application procedures that are different from internal awards and will not be available through your myCambrian account.

How to apply for awards

Once you become a registered student, all Cambrian College scholarship and bursary applications can be found in your myCambrian account in the “Financing My Education” section on your ‘Student’ tab.

Step 1 – Complete a survey

Log in to your myCambrian account and click on create a survey. It is important that you finish all steps in the survey, including the final step of submission. The submission will pre-determine and list the awards you are eligible to apply for. Once you have submitted your survey, you will see this list within 24 hours. Be sure to check your account on a regular basis for new scholarships and bursaries posted to myCambrian that you may be eligible for, as new awards are continually being introduced. For more of a guide to complete the survey, please click on the instructions below.

Step 2 – Check your eligibility

Once you have completed the survey, the system will use your application to determine which awards you are eligible to apply for. The guide below will outline how to check which awards you are eligible for after completing the survey.

Step 3 – Submit/view additional requirements

Some awards require additional requirements such as a reference letter, essay, volunteer hours, etc. This guide below will outline how to view and submit additional requirements for specific awards.

Step 4 – Request a faculty reference

Some scholarships and bursaries require a faculty reference form. You can request a reference from your professors from a click of a button. This guide will outline how to request a faculty reference form.

Step 5 – Track your award status

There are multiple closing dates for awards. The awards committee meets after the award deadline date to select the candidates. If you are a successful candidate, you will be notified by email.

For more information, please contact us by calling (705) 566-8101, extension 3003, emailing, or by stopping by the Enrolment Centre.

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