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Scholarship Program

Frequently Asked Questions

SPEAK TO YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR ABOUT YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR SPECIFIC KW LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPS

KW Legacy scholarship applicants are strong students, great citizens, and committed to serving their community and improving the lives of others. They are future community leaders who can benefit from financial support and mentorship as they further their education.

$5000 Scholarships

KW Legacy General (Brian Denomme and James W. Lehman Scholarships):  KW Legacy criteria

Heffner Automotive:  KW Legacy criteria + accepted offer to Georgian or Fanshawe for Automotive programming

Kienitz Roofing:  KW Legacy criteria + accepted offer for trades (Carpenter, Plumber, HVAC, Electrician)

St. Jerome’s University:  KW Legacy criteria + accepted offer from St. Jerome’s University

MGC Manufacturing:  KW Legacy criteria + student enrolled at GRCI

Choice Cabinet Canada / WSM Construction Scholarship:  KW Legacy criteria + accepted offer for trades (Carpenter, Plumber, HVAC, Electrician)

Heffner Cabinetry:  KW Legacy criteria + accepted offer for trades (Carpenter, Plumber, HVAC, Electrician)

 

$12,000 Scholarships

Bishop’s University:  KW Legacy criteria + accepted offer from Bishop’s University

 

$50,000 Scholarships

$50,000 Scholarship ($20,000 – year 1, $10,000 each year 2,3,4)
St Mary’s University:  KW Legacy criteria + acceptance into Bachelor of Commerce at St. Mary’s University
– minimum 80% grade 12 average
– demonstrated leadership skills

  • Talk to your Guidance counselor about KW Legacy scholarships
  • Get a code to access the online application from your Guidance department

January 15, 2024: Application codes sent to Guidance departments. Contact your guidance counsellor to be considered for your school’s nomination.

March 1, 2024, 11:59pm: Applications and reference letters due.

May 15, 2024: Schools notified of winners

  • Emphasize your experiences that demonstrate community building, leadership and citizenship
  • Select a reference who knows you well, and has seen you in action
  • Plan to talk regularly with your reference as you work on your application