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Automatic Awards

Program Based Awards

Students must be entering Year 1 of the specific program from secondary school to qualify for program based awards and must be registered in full-time studies (5.0 courses). These awards are automatic and comes with an offer of admission (if applicant is eligible), and can be held in conjunction with a Brescia Entrance scholarship. 

Program Number Awarded Minimum Average Value
Arts and Humanities Unlimited 80%

$1500*

(Recipients must register in 2.0 Arts & Humanities courses at Brescia).

Family Studies Unlimited 80% $250
Foods and Nutrition  Unlimited 80% $1000
Management and Organizational Studies Unlimited 80% $250
Social Sciences  Unlimited 80% $250

Other Awards

Liz Hewitt Arts & Humanities Award
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Two awards for students entering Year 1 of an Arts & Humanities program valued at $2500 each. The first award is based on the highest admissions average and will be awarded to a student who is not already receiving a Board of Trustee Continuing Scholarship. The second award requires a minimum 85% entrance average and is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need. This award is automatic and comes with a full-time offer of admission (if applicant is eligible). These awards may be held in conjunction with a Brescia entrance scholarship and cannot be combined with a Board of Trustee Continuing Scholarship and replaces the Arts & Humanities Entrance Award.
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Entrance Awards
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For incoming students who have completed a Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM). The SHSM award is a one-time award valued at $2,000. No application required, but applicants must self-declare to the Admissions Office by September 15, annually. Students must have a 79% admission average as calculated by Brescia’s Admissions Office, and be entering full-time studies for the upcoming academic year. The SHSM award may be held in conjunction with a Brescia Entrance Scholarship.
Brescia Catholic Education Foundation of Ontario Entrance Awards
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Brescia offers a one-time Brescia CEFO Entrance Award of $500 to all incoming Brescia students who are also a recipient of a CEFO Student Award. Students who receive awards from the Catholic Education Foundation of Ontario are recognized for their academic achievement as well as their significant contributions to their school, parish, and community. No application for the Brescia CEFO Entrance Award is required; recipients must be registered in full-time studies at Brescia; the Brescia CEFO Entrance Award may be held in conjunction with a Brescia Entrance Scholarship and entrance program award.