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Top 10 Scholarship for Chad students to study in Canada

For educational change and genuine opportunities for learners and communities of African ancestry to reach their full potential, Educational research is vital to achieving Africans vision to disseminate learnings from that research, providing policy analysis that informs policymakers, educators, parents, and the general public on how to best improve educational opportunities and outcomes for African learners of African descent. As a result of this, Some of the developed Countries have made provisions for Africans to also enjoy their Various Scholarships to explore and become great acidemias to reinforce positive impacts in all angles of African learners living. Canada for instance, has a lot of scholarships to provide for blacks to achieve their academic purposes.

This Article Is To Guide You Through Scholarships For Blacks in Canada.

1. Prince Scholarship

The Prince Scholarship is valued at $24,000 (a $6,000 award renewable for up to three years). The scholarship is named after Dr. Samuel H. Prince (1886-1960), an Anglican priest who was appointed professor of Divinity at King’s in 1924. He was also the first professor of sociology in King’s-Dalhousie’s shared Faculty of Arts and Science. Dr. Prince was Curate at St. Paul’s Parish in Halifax when the Halifax Explosion devastated the city in 1917, killing 2000 people and leaving 9000 injured and a further 25,000 people without adequate shelter. Dr. Prince contributed to relief efforts for the disaster and went on to complete a Ph.D. (sociology) in Catastrophe and Social Change at Columbia University in 1920.

Kendra Gannon and Monique Nguilibet

The 2021 Prince Scholars, (from left) Kendra Gannon Sneddon and Monique Nguilibet

Who can apply

African Nova Scotian students entering the Foundation Year Program at King’s are invited to apply for the Prince Scholarship. Students must be pursuing a Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of ScienceBachelor of Journalism (Honours) or Bachelor of Music degree and meet the scholarship criteria.

Apply Here,  Prince Scholarship application form [PDF]

2. Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship

The Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship is valued at $20,000 (a $5,000 award renewable for up to three years). The scholarship honours Dr. Carrie Best (1903-2001), DCL’92, a Nova Scotian journalist, author and broadcaster. Born and raised in New Glasgow, Dr. Best was a tireless advocate for human rights in Nova Scotia and throughout Canada. In 1947 she founded The Clarion, the second Black newspaper in Nova Scotia, which she edited and distributed throughout the Maritimes. She wrote a weekly column for the Pictou Advocate and hosted her own radio program. Dr. Best challenged Nova Scotia’s official and unofficial segregation laws, helped to establish the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, among other organizations, and never failed to raise her voice when she saw injustice. She received many awards including the Order of Canada, and an honorary Doctor of Civil Law from the University of King’s College in 1992. In 2011 Canada Post honoured Dr. Best with a commemorative stamp.

Read about the 2021 Dr. Carrie Best Scholar.

Who can apply

African Canadian students and Indigenous students in Canada enrolling in a four-year Bachelor of Journalism (Honours), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Music at King’s are invited to apply.

Dr. Carrie Best

Apply Here:  Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship application form [PDF]

3. Global News Scholarship

King’s and Global News are pleased to offer the Global News Scholarship, a renewable award open to a Black student entering the four-year Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) program in September 2022. Valued at $12,000, the Scholarship provides $3,000 of assistance each year. In addition to financial support, the recipient will receive the opportunity for mentorship throughout their four years in the journalism program, working one-on-one with experienced Black journalists at Global News.

Read the announcement.

Who can apply

The Global News Scholarship is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who self-identify as Black, who are entering the four-year Bachelor of Journalism program in September 2022. To qualify, applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and have a history of community involvement. Preference will be given to those applicants who are pursuing post-secondary studies for the first time and/or who have a disability and/or are from a low-income family or are believed to have financial need for other reasons.

Apply Here Global News Scholarship application form [PDF]

4. Sylvia D. Hamilton Awards

In 2020 King’s announced the establishment of the Sylvia D. Hamilton Awards. Named in honour of retired Journalism Professor (now Inglis Professor) Sylvia D. Hamilton, up to five awards will be awarded annually. The awards are valued at $2,020 in honour of Hamilton’s retirement year, and each award is renewable over the usual length of the recipient’s degree.

Sylvia D. Hamilton

Sylvia D. Hamilton is a noted writer, poet, filmmaker and visual artist, in addition to educator, who has devoted her career to the places, people and voices that make up the Nova Scotia Black experience, an experience Hamilton has traced back to her own ancestors coming to Nova Scotia in the years following the War of 1812. A professor at King’s since 2004, Hamilton was involved with the King’s Board of Governors prior to her arrival as a professor, where, in the 1980s, she played a role in the creation of policy around racial equity. At the end of June 2020, Hamilton, whose courses in the Bachelor of Journalism program and the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) program were among consistently popular offerings, formally retired from her position as the Rogers Chair of Communications within the School of Journalism.

Read about the 2021 Sylvia D. Hamilton Award recipients.

Who can apply

African Canadian students, and African Nova Scotians in particular, are invited to apply for the Sylvia D. Hamilton Awards. The awards are open to all degree streams at King’s with a preference for students in journalism and the King’s/Dalhousie MFA in Creative Nonfiction.

How to apply

To apply, students must submit a brief biographical statement about themselves to the Scholarship Committee, including their program of study and general interests and plans. This should be submitted to awards@ukings.ca by March 1.

5. The CTV News Atlantic Scholarship

The CTV News Atlantic Scholarship is a one-time award in the amount of $5,000.

Who Can Apply

Students in the Bachelor of Journalism (one-year) degree program are invited to apply for this award, with a preference for African Canadian and Indigenous students who demonstrate an interest in television journalism.

How to apply

Apply Here: Graduate and Advanced Journalism Scholarship Application Form [PDF]

6. Deloitte Canada Black and Indigenous Student Scholarship

Deloitte is committed to building and leveraging an inclusive culture in everything we do to help build and develop future leaders in Canada.

This year, Deloitte Canada is extremely proud to announce the launch of our Black Student Scholarship and Indigenous Student Scholarship.

We are selecting 25 students across Canada, who will be awarded a one-time $5,000 scholarship towards eligible school expenses, and an opportunity to complete a work term at one of our Canadian offices this year.

The Black Student and Indigenous Student Scholarships are being offered to 25 candidates nationally, who meet the following criteria:

  • You are eligible to work in Canada
  • You self-identify as Black or Indigenous (Inuit, First Nations or Métis)
  • You are enrolled in post-secondary education in Canada (full-time or part-time)
  • You are a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student

If you identify as both Indigenous and Black, you are welcome to apply to either scholarship.

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Apply today!

Registration closes on August 22nd at 11:59 PM (ET).

If you have any questions, please reference our FAQs.

What does the application process look like?
Step 1: Initial application:

  • If you meet the eligibility criteria outlined above, we welcome you to complete your application found here
    • Please be prepared to submit the following:
      • Transcript for the latest year(s) of your completed education
      • Resume/CV
      • Cover letter
      • A brief personal statement on an experience in your life where you showed leadership and its impact.
  • You will be able to select up to two teams you would like to join in one of our Business areas
  • We will review your submission holistically, and do not currently have a Grade Point Average threshold that we are targeting
  • The purpose of the written application is for us to get to know you as a person! Please tell us what inspires you, what your career goals are, and how you serve as a leader to those around you, and in your communities

Step 2:  Virtual interview: 

  • Successful candidates will be contacted and invited to a virtual interview
  • This is an opportunity for us to get to know you better, but also for you to get to know some of our Deloitte Canada team members

Step 3: Recipient selection:

  • Successful applicants will be notified of their award via phone
  • Our team will work with you to determine which office and team you are best suited for and coordinate your work term at Deloitte accordingly

Please reference our FAQs for any additional questions. If you do not see your question addressed, please contact the Deloitte Canada Student Scholarship team at studentscholarship@deloitte.ca directly.

Indigenous Student Section

The Application Process

  1. When are applications due?
    Applications are due  August 22, 2021 (11:59 PM ET), and all applications will be submitted through our portal:
    • Click here for the Deloitte Canada Black Student Scholarship
    • Click here for the Deloitte Canada Indigenous Student Scholarship

       Please plan accordingly as we will be closing the application portal after the due date and time.
  2. I am having trouble uploading my application materials – how can I get help?
    Please aim to submit the application earlier than the due date, in case there are complications. If you are having trouble uploading materials, please contact our team at studentscholarship@deloitte.ca and include in the subject line “Deloitte Student Scholarship Uploading Help”.
  3. If I am selected for a virtual interview, what can I expect?
    If you are selected for a virtual interview, please allow for 30 minutes to complete the interview. Throughout the interview, we want to understand your background, and how Deloitte fits in with your plans for the future. It will be a casual conversation, but please be prepared to speak about your objectives, your involvement in extra-curricular activities (work, school associations, volunteering, internships, etc.), and how you plan to use this opportunity.
  4. When can I expect to find out if I am selected for an interview?
    Due to the high volume of expected responses, selected applicants will be contacted in September.
  5. I don’t see my community represented in the list of options in the self-identification question. What next steps should I take?
    We have developed two scholarships, one for students who identify as part of the Black community, and one for those who identify as part of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis community. If you do not identify with either of these, at this time, please explore our other channels for additional opportunities to work with us on a part time or full-time basis. Deloitte also has a variety of opportunities for involvement, including career networking events. Please follow our social media to keep up to date with how you can get involved.

Working at Deloitte

  1. Do I have to be part of a Co-operative education (“Co-op”) program to apply?
    No, we are accepting individuals from both Co-op programs and non-Co-op programs. If you are part of a Co-op program, your time at Deloitte can count towards a Co-op credit in your degree program. If you are not, you can join us in the summer of 2022 or, September 2022 to help you balance your school priorities and your work term.
  2. How long would the internship at Deloitte be?
    Currently – our proposed internship time period is 4 months.
  3. Have Deloitte offices returned to work officially? If not, when will they be going back to work?
    Due to the changing public health measures, at this time, we cannot confirm when Deloitte offices will be open for all employees. We will, however, communicate to the award recipients when we know further details. Today, a hybrid working experiences is embraced and encouraged across all offices.
  4. If we return to working in an office environment, which Deloitte office would I work for?
    We are looking for 25, motivated, excited young professionals from across the country. We want our work term to suit your lifestyle and are open to you working for any of our Canadian offices should we return to work. To view where our offices are located, please click here. If you are selected to the program, someone from our team will give you an overview of the offices that are in your community.
  5. What part of Deloitte would I get the opportunity to work for?
    During the application process, you will be given an opportunity to identify your preferred Business area. We will take that information, review your application and identify a team that you’d be well suited for. You will be able to select up to two teams within our services areas. Be sure that your “First Service Line Preference” directly reflects where you are interested in launching your career. Please consult our website here to learn more about our service lines.
  6. How will I be evaluated during my work term?
    Each intern is assigned a “Buddy” and a “Coach”. A Buddy is responsible for answering all day to day questions while on the job, whereas, a Coach is responsible for career development and evaluation. Throughout the summer, you will submit feedback requests to team members who you work with. You will then be able to have individual conversations to discuss performance with your close team members. Your Coach will also be responsible for meeting with your team members to discuss your overall performance and any areas of strength/weakness. Over the summer, the hope is for summer students to learn through experience, these conversations aim to provide constructive feedback in order to support development. At the end of your internship, there will be a culminating interview to review your performance over the term and receive feedback regarding your experience at Deloitte.

The Scholarship

  1. What kind of expenses are eligible to be offset by the $5,000 scholarship?
    This scholarship was created to support Indigenous and Black students in their studies, while also providing them with an opportunity to gain valuable experience in their field. We understand that there are multiple expenses faced by undergraduate students, from tuition fees to food, travel and accommodation. This is why we are not limiting the expenses eligible in our scholarship. Once received, the scholarship can be used at the discretion of the recipient.
  2. If I am selected, when can I expect to receive the $5,000?
    Students selected can expect to receive the scholarship prior to the start of your work term in one instalment.
  3. What information will I need to provide in order to receive the $5,000?
    To receive your scholarship, in addition to the material you will need to prepare to apply, you will need to provide:
    • One identity document with photo (passport, driving license, status card etc.)
    • A proof of residence
    • Your banking information for a direct deposit
    • Your email address

To learn more about our diversity and inclusion initiatives, please consult our website here.

7. Black Canadian Scholarship Fund

To qualify an applicant must satisfy all selection criteria:

A) Be a black Canadian Student graduating from a high school in the national capital region with a minimum average between 75 and 90% in

1) 6 grade 12 courses (U) or (O) or (M) or

2) A combination of 6 grade 11 or 12 courses (U) or (O) or (M)

B) Be a black Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant and residing in the national capital region.

C) Be admitted at a recognized Canadian university.

D) Demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

E) Demonstrate leadership in community service and volunteer activities.

Required documents:

A) A two-page essay explaining why this scholarship is important to the applicant and how the applicant will satisfy the eligibility criteria (e.g., academic achievement, volunteer service in school and the community, education plans and financial need.)

B) A photocopy of the applicant’s latest official transcript of 6 Grade 12 courses (U) or (O) or (M) or a combination of 6 grade 11 or grade 12 courses (U) or (O) or (M) with a minimum average between 75 and 90%.

C) A letter of recommendation from a teacher who taught you in the current academic year or a guidance counsellor.

D) Proof of Canadian citizenship (we will accept one of the following documents as proof: a Canadian passport; or a Canadian birth certificate; or a Canadian citizenship card/certificate or a landed immigrant certificate.)

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

A) Applications submitted without all the required documents will not be considered.

B) Applications must be mailed.

C) Do NOT send your application by courier.

D) Proof of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status must be provided with the application.

E) Please do not call about the status of your application. Recipients will be notified as soon as the Selection Committee has made the decision.

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“No Essay” Nitro Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 12
Award Deadline: Jun 30, 2022

To be eligible for the “No Essay” Nitro Scholarship you must be:

A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;

B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;

C) A parent who currently has a child enrolled as a high school senior located within the United States;

D) A student or a parent whose child has graduated from an accredited undergraduate school (a “School) and who is currently paying back a student or parent loan for his/her/child’s educational expenses for such School (“Entrant”).OPEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PAGE:

Apply Here: “No Essay” Nitro Scholarship

Smart Owl Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $7,000
Awards Available: 12
Award Deadline: Jun 29, 2022

Apply Here:“No Essay” Smart Owl Scholarship

Be Bold Scholarship – $25,145
The $25,050 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean “best”, or “most accomplished”. Being bold means being: A) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship…
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students – $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships…
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Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship – $2,000
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school…
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Cappex Easy Money Scholarship – $1,000
The Cappex scholarship application is fast and easy. Scholarship Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and first semester senior students for all majors and schools. We will judge this scholarship based on other criteria such as volunteer work, extracurricular activities, special circumstances, etc. About the sponsors…
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BBPA NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

DATES:

  • June 16, 2022
  • June 30, 2022
  • July 7,  2022

Application window: May 30 – July 18, 2022

Town halls: June 16, June 30, July 7

Scholarship announcement: August 29, 2022

In-person Award ceremony: September 30, 2022

APPLY HERE

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