DESCRIPTION OF AWARDS
The Garfield Weston Merit Scholarship for Colleges (GWMSC) program will distribute the following upper-year awards to students currently enrolled in colleges in Canada for use during the 2006-07 academic year:
- Up to 25 GWMSC National Awards, which comprise: a tuition waiver from a participating consortium college renewable for one or two additional years; an $8,000 stipend renewable for one or two additional years; access to summer program funding; and a $4,000 retroactive award payable upon selection to help defray accumulated educational costs.
- Up to 18 GWMSC Regional Awards, which comprise: a $4,000 one-time scholarship.
- Up to 15 GWMSC Provincial Awards, which comprise: a $2,500 one-year scholarship.
In order to be eligible for a GWMSC upper-year award, applicants must:
A GWMSC Scholar is an outstanding college student who is:
i. Nominations by Colleges
All upper-year applicants to the Garfield Weston Merit Scholarships for Colleges program must be nominated by their college. All public and accredited colleges in Canada are eligible to participate in our program and nominate up to three candidates per institution, as long as they are able to waive tuition for candidates chosen as GWMSC National Award recipients.
ii. Participating Colleges
A list of participating colleges can be found here.
Colleges interested in joining the consortium should contact:
Toll-free: 1-866-544-2673 x224