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Supporting teaching excellence

The Ontario College of Teachers Scholarship Program awards scholarships to those wishing to become teachers, to help with their education. The program provides financial support to individuals in their final year of a teaching education program.

The program identifies exemplary role models and pays direct financial assistance to those with a passion for and dedication to the highest ideals of teaching.

Financial awards are made possible through donations. Awards are paid directly to individuals according to the College’s criteria.

College scholarships

The Ontario College of Teachers Scholarship Program offers three awards:

A. Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship For Excellence In Teacher Education
B. Ontario College of Teachers Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship
C. Ontario College of Teachers Intermediate/Senior Scholarship

You can apply for:

A only
B only
C only
A and B *
A and C *

* While candidates can apply for two scholarships at the same time, the selection committee can only award one scholarship per candidate.

Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship For Excellence In Teacher Education

The Joseph W. Atkinson Scholarship is named in honour of the College’s second registrar. An award of $2,000 is made annually to one student.

Teacher candidates must study at a faculty of education in Ontario to apply for the Atkinson Scholarship. They must be entering their graduating year in a consecutive program or going into their final year in a concurrent program. Candidates must achieve outstanding academic achievement while demonstrating a high level of preparedness for teacher education.

The award’s recipient is announced in December. Read about our latest inspiring recipient.

Ontario College of Teachers Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship

The Ontario College of Teachers Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship is awarded to an Ontario teacher candidate in the Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate division. An award of $2,000 is made annually to one student.

Teacher candidates must study at a faculty of education in Ontario to apply for the Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate Scholarship. They must be entering their graduating year in a consecutive program or going into their final year in a concurrent program.

Candidates must achieve outstanding academic achievement while demonstrating a high level of preparedness for teacher education. A candidate’s academic achievement will be considered along with their community involvement and background experiences

The award’s recipient is announced in December. Read about our latest inspiring recipient.

Ontario College of Teachers Intermediate/Senior Scholarship

The Ontario College of Teachers Intermediate/Senior Scholarship is awarded to an Ontario teacher candidate in the Intermediate/Senior division. An award of $2,000 is made annually to one student.

Teacher candidates must study at a faculty of education in Ontario to apply for the Intermediate/Senior Scholarship. They must be entering their graduating year in a consecutive program or going into their final year in a concurrent program.

Candidates must achieve outstanding academic achievement while demonstrating a high level of preparedness for teacher education. A candidate’s academic achievement will be considered along with their community involvement and background experiences

The award’s recipient is announced in December. Read about our latest inspiring recipient.

Application Period

The 2014/2015 application period is now open. Applications can be downloaded here. The applications must be received at the College no later than 5:00 PM on July 21, 2014.

Completed applications can be sent to:

Paul Di Ianni
Scholarship Coordinator
101 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 0A1

Please note, only completed applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee.

101 Bloor Street West, Toronto ON, M5S 0A1, P: 416-961-8800 / Toll Free (Ontario Only): 1-888-534-2222 /
F: 416-961-8822 / info@oct.ca

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