Western Continuing Admission Scholarship of Distinction for Black Students

  • Bachelor
  • CAD ($) 2500

The admission scholarship program for Black students offers scholarships continuing for up to four years to recognize outstanding secondary school students entering the first year of any undergraduate program at Western University directly from high school.

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  • Admission scholarships for Black students are based on the top admission average and are available to domestic and international students.
  • Admission scholarships for indigenous students are based on overall academic performance.
  • These scholarships cannot be combined with National Scholarship or Schulich Leader Scholarship.
  • Students who have attended a post-secondary institution, or students who attended a post-secondary institution and then returned to secondary school, are not eligible
  • If you are applying for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) please do not report scholarships from Western on your OSAP application - our office will report them to OSAP on your behalf. Please note that you are still responsible for reporting any external funding received (ie. not awarded by Western ) on your OSAP application.
  • Admission Scholarships cannot be deferred
  • The admission average calculation for 101 applicants includes prerequisite courses for the student’s selected program.
  • Admission averages are NOT rounded to the nearest whole percentage for scholarship consideration.
  • Western will determine averages for applicants who are not studying in a Canadian secondary school curriculum based on curriculum, grading practices, and grading scale interpretation.

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  • 10 scholarships at $2,500 for each scholarship
  • $2500 each year continuing for up to 4 years, plus $2,000 for optional study abroad experience.