The President's Entrance Scholarship is awarded to secondary school graduates who demonstrate academic accomplishment, leadership qualities, original thought and creative ability.
Twelve (12) recipients | $40,000 (total value) | $10,000 (annual amount) (renewable)
A minimum 90% final admission average is required for consideration. An applicant's average is calculated with their best six Grade 12 U/M courses, or their home country's equivalent.
This application will ask that you include the following:
A) An essay or project summary: this may be a piece of creative writing, or a summary of any creative project which you may have undertaken. It must reflect your capacity for original thought and creative ability (max 750 words).
B) Two (2) letters of reference:
1) Academic reference letter that confirms your scholastic abilities. This reference may also speak to your leadership/creative endeavours.
2) Reference letter should address your leadership/creative endeavours. It should not verify academic achievement.
C) Your leadership activities: you will indicate the leadership activities/positions that you have been involved in during your final two years in secondary school.