How do I apply?
Please refer to the relevant application forms for further details and instructions.
Completed student award applications with all supporting documentation must be sent using the application forms above no later than May 2, 2021. If you encounter any problems, contact us below and someone from our awards committee will be happy to help.
Particular consideration will be given to greater Burlington area students with financial need, and to mature students who have overcome personal challenges in completing high school requirements.
All applications will be screened by the Awards Sub Committee of Rotary Burlington Lakeshore. The final selection will be made through an interview process.
Note: Members of our Club and their immediate families are ineligible.
In Memory of Ron McDermott, this award is presented to a student pursuing post-secondary vocational training through a recognized post-secondary institution or program such as a community college, private, apprenticeship, trade or university program. Value: $2,500.
“With the funding I received from the Rotary Club I managed to find a really good lightweight computer as well as a printer that work perfectly for school.” – 2018 student award winner
Applicants should demonstrate a history of academic success, leadership and organizational abilities in school or the community
These Awards are open to local youth to provide assistance for further training/education in a recognized occupation, vocation, or skilled trade. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a strong desire to move forward. Value: $2,500 each for 2 awards.
“The Social Service Work Program has helped me to grow and has inspired me to strive to help everyone… Words cannot describe the way this support feels to me and I want to thank you for this.” – 2018 student award winner
Open to local high school student athletics to provide assistance with training costs for enrollment in sports related training programs beyond high school. Value: $2,500 each for 1 award.
Presented by the Rotary Burlington Lakeshore Charitable Foundation to students demonstrating leadership and organizational skills in school and community, a history of academic excellence and are pursuing or planning to pursue a post-secondary Degree. Value: $2,500 each for 4 awards.
“I just want to say thank you guys for this. I am truly grateful for the help and impact that was made in my life.” – 2018 student award winner
Rotary Burlington Lakeshore has partnered with McMaster University and the Government of Ontario to fund a permanent graduate scholarship at McMaster University. Preference for the scholarship is given to a Burlington student enrolled in the Faculty of Health Science. Value: $15,000.
Contact our student awards committee.