External Scholarships & Awards

Below are scholarships, bursaries and awards offered by external organizations that Western is involved in administering. Other external scholarship, award and bursary offerings that Western is made aware of are posted on the bulletin board across from the Financial Aid Office (Room 1100, Western Student Services Building). This webpage and the bulletin board do not offer a comprehensive list of the external scholarships, awards and bursaries available; we would encourage you to conduct your own search for external funding.


Scholarship Name: Loran Award

Value:  Each Loran award is valued at $100,000 including an annual stipend of $10,000 and tuition waiver from Western University, access to $10,000 in funding for summer internships, one-on-one mentorship and annual retreats and scholar gatherings.

Field of Study:  Full-time undergraduate studies in any program.  Students must apply in final year of high school or CEGEP.  

Application Deadline: mid-to-late October, annually.

For full details on the Loran Awards please visit: http://www.loranscholar.ca


Scholarship Name: Manulife Life Lessons Scholarship Program

Value: Minimum of two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each for the January 2020 semester. From September 2020 onwards, the scholarship program will award a minimum of five scholarships with a minimum value of $10,000 each annually.

Field of Study: Any field of study. The scholarship program is for students who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian who had little or no life insurance coverage.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

For full details about the Manulife Life Lessons Scholarship Program please visit:

https://www.manulife.ca/manulifelifelessons