Deliver meaningful scholarships to deserving graduates in the Region

Scholarship Program

Deliver meaningful scholarships to deserving graduates in the Region​

Develop a funding channel with the local school boards.

Recruit faculty to be Legacy Champions at participating schools.

Determine scholarship criteria

Applicants will be committed to serving their community, a good student, a great citizen. Preference will be given to candidates in financial need.

Deliver significant scholarships

$5,000 or more, and leverage our network for year 2 financial solutions.


Mentorship program

Establish a Mentorship program for Legacy Winners.




Apply for a Scholarship

Applicants who meet the Legacy Scholarship requirements are invited to submit an application that outlines their involvement in extra-curricular activities, community service, and leadership initiatives. Please contact your guidance counsellor to formally apply.

Sample form

Please Click Here to Download a “Sample” of the Scholarship Form.

*This is only for a reference and cannot be used as a submission for a scholarship.


Check our Frequently Asked Questions page that outlines all of the KW Legacy Scholarships available 

2024 Deadlines

Jan 15, 2024On-line application codes sent to schools – Contact your guidance counsellor to be considered for school nomination
Mar 1, 2024Applications due, including reference letters
May 15, 2024Schools notified of winners, school visits for winners scheduled
June 1, 2024Confirmation of student’s acceptance of scholarship to university  / college
Jun 15, 2024Legacy Scholarship winners and parents meet and greet – cheque presentation

The Legacy Scholarship Program was established to provide exemplary students with meaningful financial assistance for their pursuit of post-secondary education.  Recipients of a Legacy scholarship will be leaders who create footprints, citizens who pay tribute to others, and individuals who enjoy fellowship with other members of the community.  

Legacy Scholarship requirements

In order to qualify for a Legacy Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. *Attend a post-secondary institution that is approved by the Ontario Student Assistance Program

  2. Have a minimum cumulative average of 70% in their top six courses

  3. **Demonstrate financial need

* The list of approved schools can be found here.

* *In order to demonstrate financial need, students are required to receive support from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).  Applicants must provide proof of eligibility for OSAP support by completing the online OSAP Aid Estimator for Full-Time Students (available here), and include a screen-capture of the amount of OSAP funding they are eligible to receive with their application.  Please note, the OSAP Aid Estimator calculator may not be updated with the correct start date for your chosen program by the time your application is due for submission.  In this case, when prompted to enter “When do your classes start” please select May 2024.