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Application Awards & Bursaries

Below are the scholarships, awards and bursaries that have been made available to Brescia students through various generous donors. These scholarships, awards and bursaries require an application and/or supplementary documentation.

Important Notes:

  • The selected student recipient of each award will be notified in November by their Western email account and may be invited to attend the Brescia Awards Ceremony.
  • The “Estimated Value” may be subject to change without notice.
Name Requirements Estimated Value Application Deadline
Agnes Coleman Bursary
  • Student from West Lorne, Rodney, Dutton, Aldborough and Dunwich Townships, in the County of Elgin.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Preference graduate of St. Mary’s Separate School in West Lorne.
$3500 (multiple awards)

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Alice Veronica & William Kenneth Rogers Bursary
  • Second, third or fourth year student
  • Enrolled in the School of Humanities.
  • Minimum average of 80%.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$3800

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September 15th, annually
Alice Veronica & William Kenneth Rogers Scholarship
  • Second, third or fourth year student
  • Enrolled in the School of Humanities.
  • Minimum average of 80%.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$3800

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September 15th, annually
Brescia Alumnae Bursary
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$2500

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Brescia Alumnae Reunion Award
  • Full-time transfer student from another post-secondary institution
  • Minimum 70% average in previous year
  • Community involvement, preference to those involved with university community
$1750

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Brescia Faculty Association Bursary
  • Full-time, returning student.
  • Minimum 70% average
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$500

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
BresciaLEAD Excellence Award
  • Returning full-time  student
  • Minimum 75% average in previous year.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills 
$5,000

Application

July 30th, annually
BUCSC Recognition Award - Second Year
  • Second year full-time student
  • Minimum 70% average in previous year
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities that have enhanced leadership, educational, and/or professional development.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1,000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
BUCSC Recognition Award - Third Year
  • Third year full-time student
  • Minimum 70% average in previous year
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities that have enhanced leadership, educational, and/or professional development.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1,000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
BUCSC Recognition Award - Fourth Year
  • Fourth year full-time student, minimum 70% average in previous year
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities that have enhanced leadership, educational, and/or professional development.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1,000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
BUCSC Recognition Award - Part-time Student
  • Part-time student
  • Minimum 70% average in previous year
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities that have enhanced leadership, educational, and/or professional development.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1,000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
BUCSC Recognition Award - Mature Student
  • Mature student
  • Minimum 70% average in previous year
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities that have enhanced leadership, educational, and/or professional development.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1,000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Catherine (McDonald) Powell Award
  • Third year student
  • Enrolled in Foods and Nutrition program.
  • Minimum  75% average.
  • Volunteers in the community.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
  • Financial need.
$3800

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Constance Maureen FitzGerald Heringer Bursary
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$600

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Christine Dawson Green Award
  • Any year of study
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, with preference to a student enrolled in the Leadership Studies program.
$1000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Destiny Gardiner Vision Award
  • International student in full-time studies
  • Preference to a student from the Bahmas or Caribbean country
$1000

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Dr. Joan Francolini Scholarship
  • Third year full-time student
  • Minimum 80% average in previous academic year at Brescia
  • Demonstrated leadership on campus, in the  community, or within family.
$6000

Application

July 30th, annually
Dr. Shirley Van Nuland Award
  • Third or fourth year student
  • Minimum 80% average in previous year of study
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Involvement in co-curricular activities and volunteerism in the Brescia community
$1500

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Dr. Shirley Van Nuland Award - Women of Colour
  • Student in any year of study
  • Identify as a woman of colour.
  • Demonstrated involvement in co-curricular activities and volunteerism in the Brescia student community.
$1500

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Dr. Theresa Topic Award
  • Single mother
  • Full-time or part-time student
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Ontario residency requirements.
Multiple awards $500 - $2,000

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September 15th, annually
Elizabeth Burtney Mature Student Award
  • Mature student
  • Minimum 75% average in previous year of study
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Involvement in co-curricular activities and volunteerism in the Brescia community
$1500

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Eleanore Donnelly Bursary
  • Mature student,
  • At least 21 years of age and out of high school for a minimum of 4 years.
  • Minimum 60% course load in first year
  • Live in London
  • Working towards first degree
  • Demonstrated financial need. 
  • Ontario residency requirements.
Multiple awards $2000

Application

September 15th, annually
Franca Fortner Award
  • Second or third year student
  • Volunteers in community.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements
$1250

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Global Explorer Award
  • Students participating in an outgoing exchange
$1000-$2000  
Heather MacDougall Memorial Bursary
  • Third-year student
  • Commitment to volunteering in the community.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$3600

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Howard and Lois Hewitt Scholarship
  • Second, third, or fourth year student in full-time studies
  • Demonstrated leadership  as evidenced by involvement in co-curricular activities, volunteerism, social justice, family responsibility, or community service.
  • Acknowledged as a hard-working student as evidenced by a letter of recommendation from one or more faculty members
  • Preference given to a student with demonstrated financial need.
$6,000

Application

September 15th, annually
Ilva Costantini-Stoll Memorial Award
  • Third or fourth year student
  • Enrolled in Honours Bachelor of Arts program
  • Involved in charity or volunteer work.
$3000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Jennifer Forler Memorial Bursary
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$500

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Jill Thompson Award - Indigenous Student
  • Identify as Indigenous
  • Student in any year of study
  • Demonstrated involvement in co-curricular activities and volunteerism in the Brescia student community.
$1500 Application Form September 15th, annually
Kathryn Munn Leadership Studies Scholarship
  • Full-time student who exemplifies the Leadersip Studies program's commitment to developing the leaders of tomorrow.
  • Minimum 80% average
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$1000 Application Form September 15th, annually
Kyle MacDonald Varsity Athlete Award
  • Varsity athlete
  • Any year of study
  • Incoming students must meet the minimum required entrance average. Returning students must have achieved a minimum 70% average in the previous year of study.
  • Preference demonstrated financial need
According to OUA regulations, the maximum that an eligible student-athlete can receive in Athletic Financial Awards/scholarships is $5,000.00 annually. The amount offered may be less, but it cannot exceed $5,000.00.

Application

September 15th, annually
The Laudato Si' Award
  • Any year of study
  • Demonstrated involvement in the Brescia Community Garden

*If selected as successful applicant, must train to be an Ambassador of Laudato Si to change our relationship with the earth (completed online. Details will be provided to successful applicant)

$1000

Application Form

September 15th, annually 
Madeleine Hart Award
  • Second, third, or fourth year
  • Minimum  75% average
  • Involved in volunteerism
  • Understanding for women’s issues as demonstrated through either course or volunteer placements/practicums.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$800

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Martha (Molina) Steers Bursary
  • Foods and Nutrition student.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$500

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Martha (Molina) Steers Leadership Award
  • Fourth year student
  • Enrolled in Foods and Nutrition program
  • Minimum 80% average.
  • Interest in international nutrition work.
  • Volunteers in Foods and Nutrition activities in the community.
  • Leadership activities with Brescia student associations
$1300

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Ontario Trust for Student Support (OTSS) and Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund (OSOTF) I and II
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
Multiple awards $500 – $2,000

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September 15th, annually
Patricia Doig Leadership Award
  • Third or fourth year student
  • Enrolled full-time in in Dimensions of Leadership program 
  • Commitment to the Ursuline value of building community through leadership volunteer activities within the Brescia community, the London community and/or beyond.
  • Minimum average of 70% in the previous year.  
$3500

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Patricia and Laura Gray Award
  • Volunteers in the community.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Peggy Lord Memorial Award
  • International student
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Commitment to the Ursuline Sister's value of building community through leadership volunteer activities within the Brescia community, London community and/or beyond.
  • Preference given to a student from the Caribbean or Africa.
$500

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Rhoda Olive Scanlan MacRae Bursary
  • International student
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$1,500

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Rita Malone Bursary
  • Mature student
  • Enrolled in Social Sciences program, preference to History.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$1000

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Rosalie Pamela Ansine Award
  • Mature student
  • Full-time studies in any year/program
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum 70% average
  • Preference to student who supports EDID in community & career in early childhood development
$2500

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Sarah's Smile Award
  • Single mother
  • Full-time or Part-time studies in any year/program 
  • Preference to student with minimum 70% average 
  • Preference to student who volunteers in the community
$1250

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Sofia Ceolin (Class of '87) Bursary
  • Second, third of fourth year student
  • Enrolled in Foods and Nutrition program full-time
  • Minimum 70% average
  • Demonstrated financial need
$1000

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September 15th, annually
Sr. Marina Stock Award
  • Third or fourth-year 
  • Minimum 70% average in  previous year
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$200

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Sr. Mary Frances Dorschell Scholarship
  • Third or fourth year student
  • Enrolled in French for Teaching program full-time studies
  • Minimum 80% average,
  • Demonstrated volunteer work within her community.
$1,200

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Sr. St. Anne Lachance International Bursary
  • International student
  • Demonstrated financial need
$1000

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
St John’s Lodge 209a Bursary
  • Single mother
  • Full-time or part-time studies
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$200

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
St. Peter School Bursary
  • First-year student
  • Attended a secondary school in Middlesex County.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
$600

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Suzanne Anderson Memorial Award
  • Indigenous student
  • Enrolled in Foods and Nutrition program
  • Preference minimum 70% average
  • Preference demonstrated community leadership 
  • Preference demonstrated financial need.
$1400

Application Form

September 15th, annually
The Congress of Black Women – London Chapter, Dr. Marlene MacLeish Award
  • Minimum average of 70%.
  • Interest in service to the African Canadian community.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements
$1000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Theresa Walsh Burns Bursary
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Ontario residency requirements.
$3600

Apply Now

September 15th, annually
Ursuline Scholars International Award
  • International student
  • Entering first, second, third, or fourth year in full-time studies
  • Minimum 70% average.
$3000

Application

May 1st, annually
We Got You, Sis Award
  • Full-time or part-time studies in any year/program. 
  • Self-identify as Black and/or African American descent
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference to student with community involvement and volunteering
$1000

Application Form

September 15th, annually
Wisdom Award
  • Mature student
  • Full-time or part-time studies in any year/program. 
$2000

Apply Now

September 15th, annually