Loran Awards

The Loran Scholars Foundation was founded in 1988 to fund outstanding students to study on Canadian university campuses. We seek well-rounded students who demonstrate character, promise of leadership and strong commitment to service in the community. In 2019-20, the Loran Scholars Foundation will offer up to 138 awards at the following three levels:


LORAN AWARDS

Up to 36 available and valued at $100,000 over four years, each award includes an annual stipend of $10,000, a matching tuition waiver, access to funding and internships through our summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums, and mentorship opportunities.

• Loran Scholars may pursue undergraduate studies at the following universities only: Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, Dalhousie, Guelph, King’s, Laval, McGill, McMaster, Manitoba, Memorial, Montréal, Mount Allison, New Brunswick, Ottawa, Queen’s, Ryerson, Saskatchewan, Sherbrooke, Simon Fraser, Toronto, Waterloo, Western, Victoria, York.

• Loran Scholars must meet university and program admission requirements. To renew the award, Loran Scholars must maintain a B+ standing (3.3) under a full course load, live in university residence for the first year of study, show continued evidence of character, service and leadership and continue studies at their university of entrance.


FINALIST AWARDS

Up to 52 one-time awards valued at $5,000 offered to finalists not selected as Loran Scholars for use at any public Canadian university.

PROVINCIAL AWARDS

Up to 50 one-time awards valued at $2,000 offered to top candidates chosen by regional and direct pool interview committees, for use at any public Canadian university.

ELIGIBILITY

High school students must:

  • Be in their final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Be 16 years of age or older as of September 1st, 2019.

Cegep students in Quebec must:

    • Be in their final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in Cegep. Students planning to attend university outside of Quebec after only one year of Cegep are also eligible to apply.
    • Present a minimum overall R Score of 29.
    • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
    • Be 16 years of age or older as of September 1st, 2019.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • The call for applications will open in the first week of September.
  • The deadline for school sponsored applications is October 17, 2019 at 8:00pm ET. Each high school may sponsor up to three students. Each Cegep may sponsor up to eight students.
  • Unsponsored students may submit direct pool applications before October 24, 2019 at 8:00pm ET.