Loran Scholarships 2018 in Canada (Worth $100,000)

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Last updated on July 2nd, 2018 at 03:17 pm

Loran Scholars Foundation in partnership with universities, donors and volunteers across the country are delighted to offer the country’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate Scholarship (valued at $100,000) to young Canadians on the basis of character, service and the promise of leadership. Only Canadian Students pursuing their Undergraduate Studies are welcome to Apply. Deadline is October every year

Loran Scholars Foundation, we identify and support young people who have the integrity and courage to make difficult decisions, the perseverance to work towards long-term goals, the curiosity to better understand the world around them and the drive to make positive change in their communities.

ABOUT LORAN SCHOLARSHIP:

Founded in Toronto in 1988, the Loran Scholars Foundation is a national charitable organization awarding scholarships for students entering university in Canada. Loran Scholars receive the country’s largest undergraduate merit award on the basis of character, commitment to service and leadership potential.

Loran Scholars:

The Loran Scholars Foundation selects up to 34 students each year for an undergraduate scholarship valued at $100,000. It has been active since 1990.

The scholarship is tenable at 25 public universities throughout Canada; however, the lower level awards (provincial awards and finalist awards) can be used at any public Canadian university or college. Twenty-one Loran Scholars have gone on to win Rhodes Scholarships. It consists of annual stipends, a matching tuition waiver, summer internship funding, annual retreats and scholar gatherings, and mentoring over four years of study.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LORAN SCHOLARSHIP:

Loran just as we already know is a national charity organisation in Canada that have kept on assisting students getting into universities in Canada Financially. GThe relevance of this scholarship cannot be overemphasized as Loran have been increasing the number of students that have benefited from this scheme over the years.

Candidate selection

The Loran Scholar selection process is rigorous. The selection process is as follows:

  • Close to 2,500 nominees come as sponsored candidates, with endorsements from their schools. Each secondary school can sponsor up to three students, and each CEGEP in Quebec can sponsor up to eight students. Evaluations are made by 39 committees in 23 regions, from St. John’s to Victoria, and then close to 500 semi-finalists, or approximately 10 candidates per committee, are chosen for regional interviews.
  • Over 2,500 candidates come through the direct pool (self-nomination). The national assessment panel evaluates the application of each candidate, and telephone interviews are conducted with semi-finalists in December.
  • Up to 88 finalists are invited from across Canada to attend two days of National Selections in Toronto.[3]
  • Up to 34 candidates are selected as Loran Scholars. In addition, up to 104 candidates are offered finalist ($5,000) and provincial ($2,000) awards.

LEVEL OF STUDY:

The Loran scholarship is for undergraduate programs

FIELD OF STUDY:

Loran scholarship is applicable to any field of study chosen by the student in a Canadian university

HOST NATIONALITY:

This scholarship is to be taken in Canada

ELIGIBLE NATIONALITY:

Loran scholarship is for Canadians and international students

SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS:

Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:

  • An annual stipend of $10,000
  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings

We also grant approximately 104 finalist and provincial awards to promising candidates who are not selected as Loran Scholars. Read more about our different awards.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENT:

Eligibility Criteria for High School Students

  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year.

Eligibility Criteria for CEGEP Students

  • Be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in CEGEP. If you are planning to attend university outside of Québec after only one year of CEGEP, you can apply in your first year of CEGEP.
  • Present an R score equal to or higher than 29.
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year.

How to Apply

Applications are now open and available online at https://apply.loranscholar.ca/. Please Shortlisted sponsored candidates will be notified 2-3 weeks before their regional interview date. Shortlisted direct pool candidates will be notified in December.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The Loran application process takes place annually in September/October. There are two ways to apply for the Loran Award, with different deadlines. please stay tuned as we shall communicate the updates on the deadline soon

 

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