University of Guelph-Humber

Founders' Academic Merit Scholarship

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Provided byUniversity of Guelph-Humber
Number Available10
DeadlineJanuary 25, 2024
Type of AwardScholarship
RenewableYes, 3 year(s)


Level of StudyBachelor;
ModifierCo-op; Honours; Online;
Field of StudyAny Field of Study
Year of StudyEntering first year, Entering or in first year
Course LoadFull-time
School of StudyUniversity of Guelph-Humber
Region of StudyOntario
Schools AttendedAny School
Region of ResidenceCanada
Academic Standing90
Financial NeedNo
Status in CanadaPermanent Resident
Automatic ConsiderationNo


Founders' Academic Merit Scholarship

The Founders' Academic Merit Scholarship recognizes academic achievement, leadership and extracurricular activities. Every year, 10 students are awarded a Founders' Academic Merit Scholarship. Each recipient receives $9,000 per academic year over four years of full-time study, for a total of $36,000.


To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • Applicant must be entering post-secondary studies for the first time as a full-time student.
  • Applicant must be entering any degree program offered by the University of Guelph-Humber.
  • Applicants must have a minimum admission average of 90% (inclusive of subject requirements) based on grades submitted.
  • Applicant must have demonstrated significant leadership achievements through participation in school and/or community activities.
  • Applicant must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • This award cannot be held with the Guelph-Humber Student Leadership Scholarship, the University of Guelph’s President’s and Chancellors’ Scholarships or the University of Guelph’s Board of Governors’ Scholarships.
  • Out of Province Applicants only: Please have your high school Guidance Counsellor or School Administrator email your official transcript by February 28 to Your transcript must include grades for all completed and in-progress grade 11 and 12 courses to be considered for the scholarship.

In order to retain the award for second, third and fourth years, recipients must maintain full-time registration, achieve a minimum 80% average in the previous academic year and submit an annual report which outlines their participation, accomplishments and leadership in campus and/or community activities each year.

Contact Information

Contact NameStudent Financial Services
Address207 Humber College Blvd.
Toronto, ON
Postal CodeM9W 5L7
Phone416.798.1331 ext. 6256
Application Address
Tuesday, January 02, 2024

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