General Policy on Scholarships and Awards
Unlimited One-year Admission Scholarships: $1,000 to $2,000
If you are coming from highschool with a final admission average of 87 per cent or greater, and registering for full-time studies, you are guaranteed a scholarship worth at least $1,000. As your average increases, so does your scholarship. If your average is 90 per cent or better, you get $2000, guaranteed, just for enrolling at Western.
The National Scholarship Program: up to $33,000
If you qualify for one of these prestigious scholarships, you could be awarded up to $33,000 over 4 years. Outstanding academic performance, creative and innovative thought and exceptional achievement in extra-curricular activities are rewarded through the National Scholarship Program.
Also part of the National Scholarship Program is the Beryl Ivey Continuing Entrance Award valued at $64,000 over 4 years. It has the same requirements as the other National Scholarships, as well as a financial need requirement.
A high school principal nomination is required along with an application form and an essay. Qualified students will be interviewed by Western's selection committee, at the University's expense. Check with your guidance office for more information and an application form or contact us directly. The deadline is February 14.
Unlimited Continuing Admission Scholarships: $10,000
Students in Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Information and Media Studies, Health Sciences, Science and Social Science with a mid to high 90% final admission average can obtain a four-year continuing scholarships worth $10,000. That's $2,500 for each of your four years at Western!
Music continuing admission scholarships are not automatic and are determined by the faculty.
Other Entrance Awards
Each faculty and many departments also offer entrance scholarships and awards. These have been established by the University, alumni, individuals and corporations to recognize the achievements of Western's students and range in value from $100 to $2,000 plus.
Students must be coming from high school to be eligible for an admission scholarship or award, and apply to Western's main campus for full-time first-year studies. Eligibility is based on your final average as calculated for admission purposes. International students are now eligible for first year scholarships as well as upper year scholarships.