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Scotiabank scholars program

The Scotiabank Scholars program is unique program for high school students aimed at breaking down barriers through pathway programming and creating a community where young leaders can thrive academically, professionally and socially.

With sessions held both virtually and on-campus at Huron University, students can gain exposure and confidence in attending a higher education setting. Programming will cover topics like university preparation and career development.

The Scotiabank Scholars Program

Scotiabank Scholars programming is developed by Huron and delivered in partnership with community organizations, school boards and high school guidance. It includes:

  • Virtual and on-campus sessions covering topics like navigating university admissions, presentation skills and networking. Sessions are hosted during school hours will all associated costs covered.
  • The Scotiabank Summer Camp is an immersive summer experience, where student stay on-campus at Huron while participating in programming that builds their innovation and entrepreneurial skill-sets.
  • Each year, five full scholarships to Huron University will be awarded to Scotiabank Scholars participants, covering all tuition and fees.  

Who is eligible?

Scotiabank and Huron University share a mission to make high education accessible to all. With this goal in mind, the Scotiabank Scholars Program has been made available to qualified students that are part of any one of the following communities:

  • Minoritized
  • Indigenous
  • Low-income
  • First-generation Canadians
  • Newcomers to Canada


Interested in learning more?

Educators and guidance counsellors can get access to Scotiabank Scholars programming, as well as information on how to enrol students, by signing up.

Information for Educators

Students interested in taking part in the Scotiabank Scholars program should contact their guidance department.