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Profiled Entrance Awards

Award Description: One scholarship available to a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (includes those with Protected Persons status) meeting OSAP Ontario residency requirements entering a program within the School of Creative Arts (SoCA) or School of Dramatic Arts directly from an Ontario secondary school. Students must have a minimum scholarship average of 90% and demonstrated financial need.  This fund was established by Dr. Wildeman and his wife Dr. Debra Henderson. Dr. Wildeman served as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Windsor from 2008 and 2018.  Included in his vision for the University of Windsor was a belief that the arts play an essential role in the intellectual and creative fabric of a campus and the vibrancy of communities.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $3,000 x 2 terms

Number of Awards: 1

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002450

Award Description: The income from this fund will provide a number of awards to selected first year students.  Consideration is given to students of black African descent in recognition of the unique educational circumstances and scholarship needs of members of their communities.  Eligible candidates must have a minimum entering average of 70%, must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents (includes those with Protected Persons status), meeting OSAP Ontario residency requirements, who demonstrate financial need. Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $1,000 x 2 terms

Number of Awards: 6

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000001575

Award Description: Several bursaries will be awarded annually to students entering Year 1 directly from a Windsor/Essex County high school, to full time studies at the University of Windsor. Eligible applicants must be in good academic standing with demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and have demonstrated financial need. Recipients must commit to working with at least one mentor in an extracurricular activity throughout their undergraduate program. Recipients may be considered for renewal in Year 2, 3 and 4 provided they continue to meet the eligibility requirements and submit a self-assessment letter and recommendation from their mentor each year.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $4,000 x 8 terms

Number of Awards: 10

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002055

Award Description: Several awards are available to students who self-identify as Black entering into the Faculty of Engineering directly from secondary school.  Open to both domestic and international students.  This award can not be held concurrently with the Indigenous Students in Engineering Entrance Award or Female & Non-Binary Engineering Scholarship.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $2,500 x 2 terms

Number of Awards: Varies

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 850000003125

 

Award Description: Several awards are available to Canadian students who self-identify as Indigenous entering into the Faculty of Engineering directly from secondary school.  This award can not be held concurrently with the Black Students in Engineering Scholarship or Women in Engineering Scholarship.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $2,500 x 2 terms

Number of Awards: Varies

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 850000003130

Award Description: Several renewable entrance scholarships available to international students paying international tuition rates, entering first year, directly from high school, into any first-entry program who exhibit high academic standards and who can demonstrate their commitment to their community and good citizenship.  Students must have an entering average of a minimum of 80% and students must maintain a minimum of 75% cumulative average in course in order to renew into years 2, 3 and 4,  Additional renewal requirements must be met.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $5,000 x 4 years

Number of Awards: 4

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: AUG-31

Item Type: 850000003070

Award Description: The LC Memorial Award for FNMI Students in STEM has been established to encourage the study of science, technology, engineering, and math among students who identify themselves as members of First Nation, Metis and Inuit communities.  The award is to be granted to any FNMI, who demonstrates financial need and who is enrolls full-time in a science, technology, engineering or math program at the University of Windsor.  Students must have a minimum admission average of 75% and must maintain a minimum of a 75% cumulative average in the program of study to be eligible for renewal for up to 3 additional years.  As part of the application process, students must submit a self-reflection statement indicating the effect that the award will have on their academic career.  Preference will be given to FNMI students from the province of Ontario.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $20,000 x 4 years

Number of Awards: 5

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002630

 

Award Description: Several awards are available to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents (includes those with Protected Persons status) residing in Ontario who are entering any undergraduate program directly from an Ontario High School.  Students must have a minimum scholarship average (based on final and interim grades as of May) of 95%, demonstrate financial need, and have developed strong leadership qualities through an ongoing commitment to school and community activities.  Awards are renewable for subsequent terms on the condition that students maintain a minimum 80% cumulative average, and demonstrate financial need.  Established in 1998 in honour of the late Dr. Ron W. Ianni, former President of the University of Windsor. Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $2,750 x 8 terms

Number of Awards: 4

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002140

Award Description: Awarded to a student entering directly from high school into the School of Creative Arts studying in either Film, Music or Visual Arts with the highest entrance average and proven financial need.  The recipient must be registered as a full-time student and be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident (includes those with Protected Persons status).

Award Amount: $1,500 x 2 terms

Number of Awards: 1

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002500

 

Award Description: Awarded to a student who self identifies as Black and/or Indigenous who is entering into the Human Kinetics program directly from high school. This scholarship is intended to aid students who have stood on the backs of brave and strong communities who have been historically unheard. Candidates must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents (includes those with Protected Persons status) with proven financial need. Apply on-line. Special rules apply.

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: 2

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002635

Award Description: Up to 4 scholarships available annually valued at $5,000, renewable over the 4 years provided that a minimum cumulative average of 75% is met to support indigenous students entering year 1 of any first-entry, undergraduate program directly from secondary school studies.  Students must be Canadian citizens and demonstrate financial need.  Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $2,500 x 8 terms

Number of Awards: 4

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002455

Award Description: Up to four scholarships awarded annually to full-time first-year students who have chosen Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (Environmental option)   Eligible candidates must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents (includes those with Protected Persons status) meeting OSAP requirements for residency and financial need.  Based on academic excellence. Candidates must have a minimum 80% overall entrance average from high school or college, and must maintain a minimum cumulative average of 75% while in the Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (Environmental option) program. The award may be renewable in subsequent years of study to a maximum of 8 terms. Apply on-line.

Award Amount: $2,500 x 8 terms

Number of Awards: 4

Application Open Date: NOV-01

Application Deadline: APR-30

Item Type: 810000002355

 

Services Available:

You may reach our office at: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 3300

Regular SAFA Service Hours 

 Monday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Tuesday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Wednesday    9:00AM - 12:00PM; 2:00PM - 4:00PM
 Thursday  9:00AM - 12:00PM; 2:00PM - 4:00PM
 Friday   1:00PM - 4:00PM

 

Please refer to ask.uwindsor.ca as there may be a knowledge base article that may answer your question.

In order to better assist you, please always include your UWindsor Student Number in your communications.

Students should complete their UWinAward Student Application/Profile via UWinsite Student > Student Homepage > Award Profile to be matched with eligible funding opportunities.

Additional Information for Domestic Students who are experiencing financial hardship.

Additional Information for International Students who are experiencing financial hardship.

If you require additional assistance you may contact our office by email at award1@uwindsor.ca.

 

 

Documents may be faxed, sent as an attachment via email at award1@uwindsor.ca, or placed in our drop-box located in the lobby of CHT or mailed to:

Student Awards & Financial Aid
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Ave. CHT Room 102
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

Fax: (519) 973-7087

Please refer to https://ask.uwindsor.ca/ as there may be a knowledge base article that may answer your question.

 

Student Awards & Financial Aid Office

University of Windsor
Chrysler Hall Tower, 1st Floor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON, Canada, N9B 3P4

We are available for in-person service during the following hours:

Regular SAFA Service Hours

 Monday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Tuesday  1:00PM - 4:00PM
 Wednesday   9:00AM - 4:00PM
 Thursday  9:00AM - 4:00PM
 Friday   1:00PM - 4:00PM

 

To enter our in-person service queue with the Student Awards or the Financial Aid office, please scan this QR Code or click if using a mobile device:

If you feel that you need to talk to someone about your situation, please take the following steps:

1) Try asking your question using https://ask.uwindsor.ca.  We have many knowledge base articles that might be able to assist you with your question.

2) Log on to https://ask.uwindsor.ca to submit a service request and a Student Awards or Financial Aid Representative will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

3) Call our office during our phone service hours.  A Student Award or Financial Aid Representative may be able to resolve your issue over the phone.

4) If options 1) through 3) do not resolve your issue,  we will schedule you a virtual Teams meeting/appointment with a Student Awards or Financial Aid Specialist for a time that is mutually convenient.

 

UWinAward Profile/Application Support

Here is the schedule for our virtual drop-in sessions available for students who require assistance with their UWinAward Profile/Application for bursary and scholarship applications.

Important Notes:

  • We will attempt to return messages and service requests within 2 business days where possible.  In September, January & May however, our response time may be closer to 7-10 business days.

  • Please do not leave/send multiple messages/emails as this will delay our response time.