Aspire-Canada Scholarship Deadline Extended to July 31st 2015

The deadline has been extended for the Aspire-Canada Scholarship. The new deadline is now July 31st 2015. For those who have not yet applied see the eligibility requirements here.

A portrait of a mixed race college student at campus

A portrait of a mixed race college student at campus

 

Each academic year, Aspire-Canada offers scholarships of $1000 or more to outstanding students. Only returning students need to submit the scholarship application.

All incoming students will be considered for the scholarship automatically based on a completed admissions application. The preferred deadline

for returning students is May 31st. Applications received after the preferred deadline will be considered if the funds are available. In order to assist

you with your scholarship application, please follow the checklist below.

Complete the Scholarship Application.
Log on to aspire-canada.com and create a profile
We encourage all applicants to also create a fundraising campaign on aspire-canada.com for education costs. Site participation is a factor in scholarship awards.
Please fill out a professional profile on community.aspire-canada.com (This is Mandatory for all scholarship applicants – please upload a photo)
Students need to submit a scholarship essay in order to be eligible.

The essay should be on one of the following topics:

Careers

Entrepreneurship

Health & Fitness

Fashion & Beauty

The essay should be 800 words or more (not less). The deadline to submit the essay has been extended to July 31st 2015. The best essays will be featured on the Aspire-Canada website.

Please Ensure you have a “Fully Completed Professional Profile” on the Aspire-Community
A complete profile is an essential part of the scholarship application. Here is the Aspire-Canada definition of a 100% Complete Profile:

— Your school/work/industry and location

— An up-to-date information (academic year/major/current employer (if applicable)

— Two past positions

— Your skills (minimum of 3)

— A profile photo

— At least 10 connections. Invite your friends/colleagues/family members to also create a professional profile on the Aspire-Community. Its easy – Just email them the link.

Other Important Tips:

Remember site participation is a factor! Here are ways to get involved:

Log in with your profile and post useful comments on articles written on Aspire-Canada.

Go on the Aspire-Canada Facebook page and Like the page!

Post comments on the Facebook page and share the page with your friends, ask them to like the Facebook page too. Become an Ambassador! Launch a group in the Aspire-Community and invite your friends!

Go to the Problem-Solver section of the site and post a problem for others to help you solve! Or Become an Aspire-Writer. There are many different ways to get involved.

Please submit scholarship essay to info@aspire-canada.ca

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