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Scholarship Programs 2023

List of 9 items.

  • Wendy WILSON Lawson'52 and Gillian LAWSON'22 Scholarship - Fully Funded

    The Wendy WILSON Lawson'52 and Gillian LAWSON'22 Scholarship provides full tuition for a promising new student entering Grade 7 or 9 in Branksome Hall's day program. This scholarship is available to a new day school student who would not otherwise have the means to attend Branksome Hall. The scholarship covers the tuition, registration and IB fees and also assists with the purchase of textbooks, uniform, activity fees and the school laptop. The Wendy WILSON Lawson'52 and Gillian LAWSON'22 Scholarship has been established by Brian and Joannah Lawson.

    Branksome is seeking an application for a new Grade 7 or 9 day student for September 2023 who is:
    • An engaged learner with high academic interest
    • Interested in participation, contribution and learning (inside and outside of the classroom)
    • Willing to rise to challenges and occasions
    • Engaged in interests and involvement out of the classroom (e.g. arts, athletics, service, leadership)
    • Willing to embrace our school values: Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference
    • Able to demonstrate some or all of the attributes of the IB Learner Profile: Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-takers, Balanced & Reflective
    The Wendy WILSON Lawson'52 and Gillian LAWSON'22 Scholarship will be renewable each year the qualifying student remains at Branksome Hall, following an annual review by the Scholarship Committee.

    Here is the required scholarship application process:
    1. Submit a brief letter of interest by email to Kimberly Carter, Executive Director, Enrolment Management by December 1, 2022&
    2. Complete our online admissions application to Branksome Hall (Apply Now) by December 1, 2022
    3. Complete the online application to Apple Financial Services by December 1, 2022
    4. Participate in an admissions interview with Branksome Hall (January – February 2023
    5. Complete an admissions assessment (either SSAT or the Branksome Hall Entrance Tests by Feb. 2023)
    6. Written Task: Applicants are asked to send a letter to the Lawson Scholarship Committee care of Kimberly Carter kcarter@branksome.on.ca by January 20, 2023 that states:
      1. Why the applicant feels they would be an excellent Lawson Scholar
      2. Their academic achievements
      3. Their co-curricular and service interests
      4. Evidence of willingness to embrace our school values and the attributes of the IB Learner Profile
    7. Submit two reference letters to kcarter@branksome.on.ca from adults who have worked with the applicant and can speak to their strengths and character by January 20, 2023
    8. Final Presentation Task: Finalist applicants will be invited to participate in an oral presentation to the Lawson Scholarship Committee in mid-February. All applicants will be notified about next steps by February 3, 2022
    Decisions will be communicated on Friday, February 24, 2023.

    For information on applying for the The Wendy WILSON Lawson'52 and Gillian LAWSON'22 Scholarship and to confirm your interest, please contact Kimberly Carter, Executive Director, Enrolment Management at Branksome Hall: kcarter@branksome.on.ca

    *Please note all Lawson Scholar applicants will also be considered for a Financial Assistance Bursary and Entrance Merit Scholarship, as well as admission to Grade 7 or 9 for September 2023.
  • The Hallward Scholarship Fund 2023

    The Hallward Scholarship provides full tuition for an exceptionally promising new student entering Grade 9 in Branksome Hall's day program. This scholarship is available to a new day school student who would not otherwise have the means to attend Branksome Hall. The scholarship covers the tuition, registration and IB fees and also assists with the purchase of textbooks, uniform, activity fees and the school laptop.

    The Hallward Scholarship has been established by alumna Mary LESSLIE Hallward'74 and her husband, Graham Hallward.

    Branksome is seeking an application for a Grade 9 Day student for September 2023 who is:

    • An engaged learner with a high academic achievement
    • Interested in learning and an aspiring leader
    • Engaged in broad interests outside of the classroom in creative, active and service pursuits
    • Committed to academic success in our IB programs
    • Excited to participate in learning, both in and out of the classroom
    • Willing to rise to challenges in athletics, the arts and service learning
    • Determined to reach for their potential and reflect the values of our school
    The Hallward Scholarship will be renewable each year the qualifying student remains at Branksome Hall, following an annual review by the Scholarship Committee.

    Here is the required scholarship application process:

    1. Submit a brief letter of interest by email to Kimberly Carter, Executive Director, Enrolment Management by December 1, 2022
    2. Complete our online admissions application to Branksome Hall (Apply Now) by December 1, 2022
    3. Complete the online application to Apple Financial Services by December 1, 2022
    4. Participate in an admissions interview with Branksome Hall (January – February 2023)
    5. Complete an admissions assessment (either SSAT or the Branksome Hall Entrance Tests by Feb. 2023)
    6. Written Task: Applicants are asked to send a letter to the Hallward Scholarship Committee care of Kimberly Carter kcarter@branksome.on.ca by January 20, 2023 that states:
      1. Why the applicant feels they would be an excellent Hallward Scholar
      2. Their academic achievements
      3. Their co-curricular and service achievements
      4. Evidence of leadership, collaboration and teamwork
    7. Submit two reference letters to kcarter@branksome.on.ca from adults who have worked with the applicant and can speak to their strengths and character by January 20, 2023
    8. Final Presentation Task: Finalist applicants will be invited to participate in an oral presentation to the Hallward Scholarship Committee in mid-February. All applicants will be notified about next steps by February 3, 2022
    Decisions will be communicated on Friday, February 24, 2023.

    For information on applying for the Hallward Scholarship and to confirm your interest, please contact Kimberly Carter, Executive Director, Enrolment Management at Branksome Hall: kcarter@branksome.on.ca

    *Please note all Hallward Scholar applicants will also be considered for a Financial Assistance Bursary and Entrance Merit Scholarship, as well as admission to Grade 9 for September 2023.
  • Entrance Merit Scholarships - $8,500

    Branksome Hall Entrance Merit Scholarships are available for a new day student entering Grade 7 or Grade 9. The Entrance Merit Scholarships are awarded in recognition of a student's academic success and co-curricular involvement. The scholarships will be awarded to two students entering Grade 7 and Grade 9 and are each valued at $8,500 for their first year.

    For a Grade 7 or Grade 9 student to be considered for an Entrance Merit Scholarship, applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee stating what experiences have contributed and led to their academic success and co-curricular involvement. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - Branksome Hall Entrance Merit Scholarship). The deadline is
    January 20, 2023.
  • The Arts & Innovation Scholarship - $5,000

    The Arts & Innovation Scholarship is available for a new student entering Branksome Hall in any grade from Grade 7 to Grade 11. Arts & Innovation are foundational to an IB education, which fosters creativity, collaboration and innovation. The Arts & Innovation Scholarship is awarded in recognition of a student's creative and innovative pursuits. The scholarship will be awarded to two new students entering either Grade 7, Grade 9, Grade 10 or Grade 11 and is valued at $5,000 for their first year.

    To be considered for the Arts and Innovation Scholarship, applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee stating how they have used creativity to innovate and learn. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - Arts & Innovation Scholarship). The deadline is January 20, 2023.
  • The Branksome Hall Values Scholarship - $3,000

    The Branksome Hall Values Scholarship is available for a new student entering Grade 7 to Grade 11. Our Branksome Hall values are: Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference. The Branksome Hall Values Scholarship is awarded in recognition of the way a student embraces Branksome’s values in their daily lives. The scholarship will be awarded to two new students and is valued at $3,000 for their first year.

    To be considered for the Branksome Hall Values Scholarship, applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee describing how they embrace one or more of the values with examples from their life. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - Branksome Hall Values Scholarship). The deadline is January 20, 2023.
  • The Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) Scholarship - $5,000

    The Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) Scholarship is available for a new student entering Grade 7 and Grade 9. As part of an IB education, all Branksome Hall students participate in creative, active and service experiences to enrich and strengthen their learning. The CAS Scholarship is awarded in recognition of a student's creative, active and service experiences outside of the classroom. The scholarship will be awarded to a new Grade 7 and a new Grade 9 student and is valued at $5,000 for their first year.

    To be considered for the CAS Scholarship, applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee stating how their creative, active and service experiences have enriched their lives. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - CAS Scholarship). The deadline is January 20, 2023.
  • The IB Learner Profile Scholarship - $3,000

    The IB Learner Profile Scholarship is available to a new student entering Grade 7 to Grade 11. The IB Learner Profile consists of ten attributes that prepare students to make contributions to their educational and personal life. The ten attributes are: Inquirer, Knowledgeable, Thinker, Communicator, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-taker, Balanced and Reflective. The IB Learner Profile Scholarship is awarded in recognition of evidence of a student’s Learner Profile qualities. The scholarship will be awarded to two new students and is valued at $3,000 for their first year.

    To be considered for the IB Learner Profile Scholarship, applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee explaining how they have incorporated three of the ten attributes in their lives. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - IB Learner Profile Scholarship). The deadline is January 20, 2023.
  • The Maple Leaf Scholarship for Boarding - $8,500

    The Maple Leaf Scholarship for Boarding is available to two new boarding students from Canada. The scholarship is in recognition of the applicant's academic excellence, independence and initiative. The scholarship will be awarded to two new Canadian boarding students and is valued at $8,500 for their first year.

    To be considered for the Maple Leaf Scholarship, Canadian boarding applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee stating why they are considering a boarding experience and what experiences have led to their decision. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - Maple Leaf Scholarship). The deadline is January 20, 2023.
  • The Sherborne Scholarship for Boarding - $8,500

    The Sherborne Scholarship for Boarding is in recognition of how warmly Branksome Hall welcomed international students to our campus during the Second World War. This Sherborne Scholarship is available to a new Grade 7 to Grade 11 international boarding student. The Sherborne Scholarship recognizes an incoming boarding student's academic success, co-curricular involvement and commitment to community. The scholarship will be awarded to two new boarding students and is valued at $8,500 for their first year.

    To be considered for The Sherborne Scholarship, boarding applicants are asked to submit a letter to the Scholarship Committee stating what experiences have led to their academic success and co-curricular involvement. Applicants are asked to submit letters to scholarships@branksome.on.ca with their name and the name of the applied scholarship in the subject line (i.e. Farah Smith - Sherborne Scholarship). The deadline is January 20, 2023.
Land Acknowledgement
We wish to acknowledge this land on which Branksome operates. For thousands of years, it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. Today, this meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work and go to school on this land.
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