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Western's National Scholars

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National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates 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. Visit our National Scholarship Program web page for more details.

President’s Entrance Scholarships

Total value approx. $50,000
TEN at $40,000; payable $10,000 per academic year for a period of four years, and up to $10,000 towards first-year residence room and board.

Faculty Entrance Scholarships

Total value approx. $30,000
TEN at $24,000; payable $6,000 per academic year for a period of four years and $6,000 for first-year residence room and board.

Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Award

Total value: $64,000
ONE at $64,000; payable $16,000 per academic year for a period of four years.

National Merit Awards

Those students who are interviewed for a National Scholarship but not offered a scholarship and accepting 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 $1,000 to $10,000

Eligibility

For scholarship consideration you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and have obtained a minimum overall academic average of 90% on all Grade 12U/M courses. National Scholarships are available only at Western's main campus and Faculty Entrance Scholarships are available only within the faculty for which the scholarship has been awarded. You must make an admission application to The University of Western Ontario (main campus) to be considered for these scholarships and you must register as a full-time student. International Baccalaureate and CEGEP students are eligible for consideration. The Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Award has a financial need component. A supplemental application in addition to the National Scholarship application is required for students to be considered.