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Ontario College of Teachers Scholarship Application

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Supporting teaching excellence

The deadline for the 2016-2017 application period is 5:00 pm on Friday, July 15, 2016.

The Ontario College of Teachers Scholarship Program awards scholarships that provide financial support to teacher candidates. Teacher candidates expecting to graduate from an Ontario consecutive or concurrent teacher education program during the period of June 30, 2016 – June 30, 2017 are eligible to apply.

Award recipients are exemplary role models with a passion for and dedication to the highest ideals of teaching. Awards are paid directly to individuals according to the College's criteria.

These awards are made possible through donations.

College scholarships

The Ontario College of Teachers Scholarship Program offers three awards:

A. Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship For Excellence In Teacher Education
B. Ontario College of Teachers Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship
C. Ontario College of Teachers Intermediate/Senior Scholarship

You can apply for:

A only
B only
C only
A and B *
A and C *

* While candidates can apply for two scholarships at the same time, the selection committee can only award one scholarship per candidate.

Recipients are announced in December. Read about our latest inspiring recipients.

Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship For Excellence In Teacher Education

The Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship is named in honour of the College’s second Registrar. An award of $2,000 is made annually to one student.

Teacher candidates expecting to graduate from an Ontario consecutive or concurrent teacher education program during the period of June 30, 2016 – June 30, 2017 are eligible to apply for the 2016-2017 Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship.

Candidates must achieve outstanding academic achievement while demonstrating a high level of preparedness for teacher education.

Ontario College of Teachers Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship

The Ontario College of Teachers Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship is awarded to an Ontario teacher candidate in the Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate division. An award of $2,000 is made annually to one student.

Teacher candidates expecting to graduate from an Ontario consecutive or concurrent teacher education program during the period of June 30, 2016 – June 30, 2017 are eligible to apply for the 2016-2017 Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship.

Applications are assessed on a recipient’s ability to demonstrate a high level of preparedness for teacher education through examples of community involvement, background and life experiences.

Ontario College of Teachers Intermediate/Senior Scholarship

The Ontario College of Teachers Intermediate/Senior Scholarship is awarded to an Ontario teacher candidate in the Intermediate/Senior division. An award of $2,000 is made annually to one student.

Teacher candidates expecting to graduate from an Ontario consecutive or concurrent teacher education program during the period of June 30, 2016 – June 30, 2017 are eligible to apply for the 2016-2017 Intermediate/Senior Scholarship.

Applications are assessed on a recipient’s ability to demonstrate a high level of preparedness for teacher education through examples of community involvement, background and life experiences.

To Apply: Under "Need an Account", click on "Sign Up" on the right of your screen and follow the instructions.