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Scholarship and Bursaries

Equine Science Certificate Scholarship

One scholarship, equal in value to the tuition for one equine science course, is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Equine Science Certificate program. The scholarship will be applied to a future equine science course. Those in their last (sixth) course can apply the scholarship towards any future equine-related course, offered jointly by the Open Learning and Educational Support and Equine Guelph.

Eligibility:

Awarding of the scholarship will be based on the following criteria:

  1. Academic achievement You must have a minimum cumulative average of 80% over any two courses.
  2. Essay submission You must submit a 500-word essay, describing the value of the Equine Science Certificate program and how it has helped you with your own horses.

Application deadline:

Applications must be received, by mail, no later than January 31st of each year.

Mail applications to:

Equine Guelph Education Committee
Equine Guelph
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1

For more information contact:

Marjory Gaouette
Manager, Program Development
Open Learning and Educational Support
160 Johnston Hall
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1

E-mail: m.gaouette@uoguelph.ca
Tel: 519 824-4120 Ext. 53862

Gayle Ecker
Director
Equine Guelph
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1

E-mail: gecker@uoguelph.ca
Tel: 519 824-4120 Ext. 56678

Applications will be reviewed and a winner selected by the Equine Guelph Education Committee.

Open Learning and Educational Support Bursary

Bursaries are awarded annually to Canadian citizens or permanent residents wishing to enrol in a Open Learning and Educational Support continuing education activity and/or in the Open Learning program (courses, certificates and diplomas).

Virginia L. Gray Memorial Bursary

The Virginia L. Gray Memorial Bursary recognizes the exemplary work of Virginia L. Gray in continuing and distance education, and her passion for making education accessible. 

Open Learning Bursary

The Open Learning Bursary supports individuals requiring financial assistance to advance their academic and career goals through education.

Apply to Open Learning and Educational Support by January 30th and July 30th for the following Fall and/or Winter and/or Summer semesters of study with a letter of application outlining financial need with pertinent supporting documentation, educational goals and how the bursary will help you achieve these goals.

Examples of supporting documents for the Bursary application are: T4 from last year, T4 from this year, Revenue Canada documentation, Letter from Employer.

Applications must be submitted to:

Bursary Award Committee
Open Learning and Educational Support
University of Guelph
160 Johnston Hall
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1

For more information on the Virigina L. Gray Memorial and Open Learning Bursary please contact:

Marjory Gaouette
Manager, Program Development
Open Learning and Educational Support
160 Johnston Hall
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1

E-mail: m.gaouette@uoguelph.ca
Tel: 519 824-4120 Ext. 53862