Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Lakehead University myAwards page

Please note that we are currently in the process of updating our upcoming awards cycle that begins on August 15.

Below you will find a listing of funding opportunities that are available to registered Lakehead University students with brief information about each opportunity and the qualifications. To apply to any opportunity which require an application you must be a registered student. Sign in using your Lakehead University user name and password and you will then have the opportunity to complete the General Application. To sign in simply click the Sign In button located at the top right of this page.

New/Prospective Students – Please note that you must be enrolled at Lakehead University prior to applying for scholarships on this page.
You will receive your Lakehead University email address and login credentials once you have been admitted to Lakehead University.

If you have any questions, please reach out to out Student Central at studentcentral@lakeheadu.ca

The majority of the funding opportunities offered by Lakehead University are auto-matched through the General Application and you may not be required to complete any further applications. If you are eligible for additional opportunities that require supplemental information, these will display for you once you have completed and submitted the General Application, on the left hand side of your page. These are identified as Recommended Opportunities. You may still be allowed to apply to non-recommended opportunities but you may not qualify for these opportunities.

Many of our opportunities are funded through the generosity of donors within our communities. Be advised that all funding is subject to receipt from donor and we ask that you provide a thank you letter if asked to share your experiences with your donor.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Business
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Education
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Engineering
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Natural Resources Management
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels can...
Deadline2022/12/05
$0.00 Ontario Graduate Scholarship - International
Deadline2022/12/05
$166.67 Graduate Student Research Excellence (GSRE) Awards
The Graduate Students Research Excellence (GSRE) Awards are designed to...
Deadline2022/12/15
$495.00 Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary
Established by the Métis Nation of Ontario, these awards will be...
Deadline2022/12/31
$562.50 "Canada Sea to Sea" Scholarship
Established to commemorate the retracing of the 8,600 km Alexander...
Deadline2023/01/31
$975.00 Alumni Assoc of LU Entrance award for Women in Engineering
The Alumni Association of Lakehead University has endowed an award to...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,000.00 Alumni Association of Lakehead University Indigenous Nurses Entry Program Bursary
Awarded to a student in the Indigenous Nurses Entry Program with...
Deadline2023/01/31
$500.00 Bill MacDonald Creative Writing Prize
Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate student for achievements...
Deadline2023/01/31
$541.00 Bruce B Baziuk, Maurice Wm Baziuk & Sylvia A Benser Biology Award
Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Biology to a student...
Deadline2023/01/31
$125.00 Dept of Mathematical Sciences Prize
At most two prizes will be awarded to high ranking graduating students...
Deadline2023/01/31
$915.00 Geoffrey Lee Bursary
Awarded to a student majoring in Philosophy, in any year level, on the...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,575.00 Gloria Meredith Bursary
Awarded to a student in the Native Nurses Entry Program on the basis of...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,570.00 Goldcorp Canada - Musselwhite Mine Bursary
First preference is to in-course students in the mining-related...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,505.00 Hamlin Family Fund Native Entry Bursary
Awarded to a student of Aboriginal Ancestry registered in any Native...
Deadline2023/01/31
$615.00 Iron Range Bus Lines Lakehead University Entrance Award
Created in 2005 by Iron Range Bus Lines Inc. Awarded to a student...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,000.00 ISTEM Entrance Bursary
This bursary will provide financial aid to Indigenous students entering...
Deadline2023/01/31
$3,075.00 Jeffrey Frazer Memorial Award
Created in 2005 by family, friends and colleagues in loving memory of...
Deadline2023/01/31
$480.00 Levonna "Bonny" Wigmore Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2019 by friends and colleagues in memory of Bonny...
Deadline2023/01/31
$395.00 Linda Phillips Memorial Bursary
Established in 2021 by a fellow retiree following her passing. In 1961...
Deadline2023/01/31
$930.00 LU Department of Physics Bursary
Awarded to an in-course Honours Bachelor of Science student, majoring in...
Deadline2023/01/31
$2,605.00 Naysmith Scholar Award
Frame of Reference: Graduating natural resources professionals look...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,375.00 New Sun Eric Harvie Memorial Aboriginal Award
Awarded to a Canadian Aboriginal student entering the second year of a...
Deadline2023/01/31
$4,028.00 New Sun Joy Harvie Maclaren Aboriginal Award
Awarded to a Ontario Indigenous student entering their 2nd year of an...
Deadline2023/01/31
$2,500.00 Nora W. Stratford Memorial Bursary
Awarded to an Indigenous student with financial need enrolled in the...
Deadline2023/01/31
$105.00 Norman S. Grace Scholarship
Awarded to a first year student of high academic standing who registers...
Deadline2023/01/31
$685.00 Norman W. Simmons Scholarship
Established by Hilda E. Simmons in memory of her brother. Awarded on...
Deadline2023/01/31
$595.00 Perkin-Elmer Canada Ltd Bursary in Chemistry
Awarded to an in-course student on the basis of financial need and...
Deadline2023/01/31
$630.00 Raisio Chemical Canada Inc (Diachem) Silver Jubilee Scholarship
Awarded to a high ranking student entering the Chemical Engineering...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,145.00 Remebering Andrea, Sean and Justine Bursary
Sean Michano was born May 18, 1986 to Jacqueline McGuirk and Timothy...
Deadline2023/01/31
$670.00 Simons Fdtn Scholarship for Women in Engineering
The Simons Foundation has endowed a scholarship at Lakehead University...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,250.00 Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. Jeannine Ross-Armstrong Award
Through the Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. Jeannine Ross-Armstrong Award two...
Deadline2023/01/31
$2,500.00 Somos El Barco Second Year Bursary
Awarded to a full-time student who self-identifies as Indigenous and...
Deadline2023/01/31
$2,535.00 The Grant H Thompson Memorial Award
Established in 1985 in memory of Grant Hamilton Thompson, F.C.A., by his...
Deadline2023/01/31
$740.00 Tim Ryan Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1977, in memory of Dean Tim Ryan, by his many friends. In...
Deadline2023/01/31
$1,700.00 "Thin Green Line" Thesis Award
Awarded to a full time graduate student in the Faculty of Natural...
Deadline2023/02/01
$610.00 ALCES Graduate Award of Merit
Established in 1999, by the North American Moose Group and “ALCES – a...
Deadline2023/02/01
$1,130.00 Ali & Sirkka Mirza LU 35th Anniversary Graduate Award of Merit in Engineering
Awarded to a full-time graduate student in Engineering on the basis of...
Deadline2023/02/01
$1,528.00 Alumni Association Graduate Bursary
Awarded to full-time students in any graduate program on the basis of...
Deadline2023/02/01
$1,528.00 Alumni Association Silver Jubilee Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to a high-ranking student who attended Lakehead University the...
Deadline2023/02/01
$2,435.00 Anne B. Cochran Graduate Award in Social Work
Established in 1999 by long-time Thunder Bay resident Anne Cochran....
Deadline2023/02/01
$1,250.00 Annie Werbicka Childs Aboriginal Graduate Award
Awarded on the basis of financial need to an Indigenous full-time...
Deadline2023/02/01
$990.00 Barrick Gold Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate student with a background in geology who has...
Deadline2023/02/01
$640.00 Baziuk Family Sports Medicine Graduate Award
Awarded to a full-time graduate student, in the Kinesiology graduate...
Deadline2023/02/01
$2,765.00 Ben Cowan Graduate Scholarship
Created through the Estate of Ben Cowan, Lakehead University Honourary...
Deadline2023/02/01