October 2019

 LORAN Scholarship

The Loran Award supports students who show strength of character and a commitment to service in their communities, challenging them to fully realize their leadership potential.

Applicants must present a minimum 85% average. 


Gander Collegiate may sponsor three candidates for this award.  Interested candidates should submit their name and a resume to Mrs. Connors by Monday, October 7, 2019

The application can be found at  apply.loranscholar.ca

Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program

This scholarship rewards students who possess the character to overcome adversity and succeed in life.

Below are the criteria for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship program:

  • Graduate in June 2020 with plans to attend university in the fall

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree

  • Demonstrate critical financial need (annual net family income of $65,000 or less)

  • Be involved in co-curricular and community activities

  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Maintain a minimum grade of 65%


The deadline to apply is October 25, 2019.

For more information go to www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships. 



House of Commons Page Program

​Level III students planning to attend one of the four universities in the National Capital Region; are bilingual; and have a high school average of 80% can apply for this opportunity.  Students get to work at the heart of Canada's democracy with students from across the country.

The deadline to apply is November 11, 2019.

For more information go tourcommons.ca/page.


SHAD Canada

​Shad is a STEAM-based program for students in levels I & II.

Shad looks for diversity and well-roundedness in Shad participants with an over-arching commitment to excellence.  Students with a strong academic foundation, who are natural go-getters, curious about the world, community-minded, creative and engaged are the type that excel at Shad.

Shad2020 runs from July 5 to July 31, 2020.

The deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

For more information go to shad.ca.

Forum for Young Canadians

​Forum is a program for students in grades 9 - 12 who have an interest in politics and/or the functions of our government.

Below are the dates of the sessions for the 2020 year.

  • February 9 -15, 2020

  • March 1 - 6, 2020

  • March 22 - 27, 2020.

The deadline to apply is November 30, 2019.

For more information go to forum.ca


Schulich Leader Scholarships

Schulich Leader Scholarships offer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) scholarships in Canada, with a value of up to $100,000 each. 


Gander Collegiate may nominate one student per year for this award.  Interested candidates should submit their name and a resume to Mrs. Connors by Monday, January 13, 2020   

For more information go to SchulichLeaders.com

Gander Collegiate

3 Magee Road


A1V 1W1

Principal: Greg Drover

Assistant Principal: Kerry Snook

Guidance Counsellor: Trina Connors

Phone: (709) 256-2581

Fax: (709) 651-2986

Email: GanderColl@nlesd.ca


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