Category Archives: University Information

Scholarships and Bursaries

Anytime the guidance office is notified of a scholarship or bursary opportunity for graduating students, we post it on the scholarships and bursaries page…. take a look at the menu on the left side of the page. This list is kept updated throughout the school year, but only contains scholarships and bursaries for which we receive information from the donors / sponsors.

There are many, many more scholarships and bursaries available. Check with your parents’ employer and read the websites for the university or college for which you are applying. Also check websites like and … and there are many others out there. The money is there; you just have look for it.


OSAP and Financial Planning

There will be an OSAP and financial planning information session coming up in the spring. If are in grade 12 and going to college or university next year, listen for this very important session to be coming your way.

Maclean’s Student Life Expo

Maclean’s Student Life Expo connects graduating high school students and their parents with university and college recruiters, career counsellors, volunteer opportunities, skilled trades, and numerous other pathway opportunities. Plus, one student will win $5,000 towards their tuition!

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Constitution Hall

When: October 28 and 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person, but guidance can request free tickets for students and parents. Speak to Mr. Stryker if you would like free tickets requested for you.

Ontario Universities’ Fair

See all 21 Ontario universities under one roof at the 2016 Ontario
Universities’ Fair!

The OUF takes place September 28-30, 2017, at the Metro Toronto Convention
Centre, 10 to 5 daily. Admission is free.

New this year: Register for an OUF Passport – the easiest way for students and
counsellors to share contact information with the universities.

Registration will open August 22. Students are strongly encouraged to save time
and get their Passport in advance:


Study and Go Abroad Fairs

The Study and Go Abroad Fair is an international university and student travel expo, offering students an opportunity to learn about degree, certificate and diploma programs abroad, as well as information about internships, volunteer programs, work abroad, and adventure and language travel.

A Study and Go Abroad Fair will take place in Toronto on February 28, 2016. Go to for more information.

University Information Program

This is a reminder that there will be a university information program for students (and parents) considering university for the 2016/2017 school year (grade 11’s are also welcome):

Where: Cafeteria, Central Huron Secondary School, 165 Princess Street East, Clinton

When: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

All Ontario universities will be represented.

College and University Application Tutorials

Grade 12’s applying to an Ontario college or university for the 2016/2017 school year should sign up for an application tutorial to take place on November 12.

College application tutorials will take place during periods 2 and 4…. choose one.

University application tutorials will take place during periods 1 and 3… choose one.

There are limited spaces available for each session in the library seminar room, so sign up in guidance early! Students who don’t sign up in advance may not be able to attend.

Schulich Leader Scholarships

Schulich Leader Scholarships are prestigious entrance scholarships awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) programs at Canadian partner universities.

50 scholarships are awarded each year: 25 @ $80 000 for engineering, 25 @ $60 000 for science, technology or mathematics.

Each school can nominate one student. If you are planning to apply for a STEM program at one of the listed universities, and would like to be considered for nomination by the school, please see Mrs. King-Sherwood in guidance before December 18, 2015. If more than one student submits their name, the student with the highest academic average to date will be nominated.

Madill’s nominee’s name will appear on a Schulich nominees plaque in the hallway each year.

For more information and list of partner universities, go to

Study and Go Abroad Fair

The Study and Go Abroad Fair is Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo and offers students a unique opportunity to learn about undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and certificate and diploma programs abroad. The expo will also include a Student Travel Zone, with organizations offering internships, volunteer programs, work abroad, and adventure and language travel.

Toronto: October 1-2, 2016

For more information, go to

Postsecondary Preparation Information Sheets

If you are planning to leave Madill at the end of this school year, and did not attend one of the information sessions in the library on September 16 or 17, take a look at these information sheets:

Apprenticeship Preparation for Fall 2016

College Preparation for Fall 2016

University Preparation for Fall 2016

Workplace Preparation for Fall 2016

Note: All grade 12’s will have an interview in guidance during semester one to help with postsecondary planning. Please be prepared for your interview with ideas and questions.