2023 Western University Undergraduate National Scholarships (Canada Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 14th of February, 2023

Scholarship Summary: 
Western National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates (domestic and international) who demonstrate ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning. National Scholarships also recognize exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities such as the arts and athletics. A special emphasis is placed on a candidate's commitment to community service through ongoing contributions to school and community life.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Be Canadian Citizens or a Permanent Resident of Canada (International students are only eligible for the International President's Entrance Scholarships and the President's Entrance Scholarship for Black Students). 
ii. Have obtained a minimum overall academic average of 90% on all Grade 12U/M courses (or equivalent). 
iii. Submit an admission application to Western University (main campus) to be considered for these scholarships
iv. Register as a full-time student. 
v. The Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Scholarship has a financial need component. A supplemental application in addition to the National Scholarship application is required for students to be considered. 

Value of Scholarship: 
The Western National Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. President’s Entrance Scholarships
1 at $70,000 ($25,000 for year one, $15,000 annually for years two to four)
4 at $65,000 ($20,000 for year one, $15,000 annually for years two to four) and;
Up to 15 at $50,000 ($20,000 for year one, $10,000 annually for years two to four)

ii. President’s Entrance Scholarship for Black Students
5 at $50,000 ($20,000 for year one, $10,000 annually for years two to four)

iii. Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Scholarship
ONE at $72,000; payable $18,000 per academic year for a period of four years.

iv. Neen Hodgins National Entrance Scholarship
ONE at $80,000; payable $20,000 per academic year for a period of four years.

v. Neen Hodgins President's International Entrance Scholarship
ONE at up to $80,000; payable $20,000 per academic year for a period of four years.

vi. International President's Entrance Scholarships
3 at $50,000 ($20,000 for year one, $10,000 annually for years two to four)

vii. Faculty Entrance Scholarships
Up to 15 at $30,000 ($12,000 for year one, $6,000 annually for years two to four)

viii. National Scholarship Study Abroad Awards
Up to 39 at $2,500 for up to 4 months (one term), $5,000 for over 4 months (more than one term)

ix. National Merit Awards
Those students who are interviewed for a National Scholarship but not offered a National Scholarship or a Schulich Leader Scholarship and accepting an offer of admission to main campus will receive a one-year National Merit Award valued at $2,000. Recipients will also retain eligibility for an Admission Scholarship ranging in value from $2,500 to $8,000.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Each applicant must be nominated by their school to be considered for the National Scholarship Program. It is up to each school to determine their process for having their students seek a nomination and for selecting the students who will receive a nomination. Each school is able to nominate up to 4 students for the National Scholarship Program.


iii. Submit a completed essay as outlined on the scholarship application 

iv. Submit high school transcripts (to be provided by school)

v. Submit Reference Letter (from school)

vi. Complete the Supplemental Application form - To be completed in addition to the National Scholarship Application IF you wish to be considered for the Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Award and the Neen Hodgins National Entrance Scholarship. 

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Western University Undergraduate National Scholarship Program Page.