Student Bursaries

because university can be expensive 

Make sure you take advantage of the applicable scholarships, bursaries and awards.

We Offer and Support Many Different Bursaries for Lakehead Students

If you would like to talk about donating to or establishing a new LUSU bursary please contact our Vice-President Operations & Finance.

LUSU Supported Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

Lakehead University Student Union Bursary - OSOTF

EST. 1997
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any program or year level.
Endowed

Lakehead University Student Union Bursary for Visa Student

Est. 1980
Awarded to a full-time visa student, preferably at the undergraduate level, who was enrolled as a full-time student the previous year at Lakehead University and maintained in that year at least an overall “B” average. The award will be made on the basis of financial need.
Annual
1 at $500

Lakehead University Student Union Bursary in Graduate Studies

Modified in 2008
Awarded to a full-time graduate student in any program on the basis of financial need. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant of Canada and must have lived in Ontario for at least twelve months in a row.
Endowed

Lakehead University Student Union Bursary - non-endowed

Est. 1980; Modified 2008
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any program or year level.
Annual
1 at $300


Lakehead University Student union Involvement Award

Est 2011 – Merged with previous award
Awarded to a student who is involved in campus activates which promote student inclusion, community and general student well being. Awarded on the recommendation of the LUSU Executive Committee members.
Intended to be one award per campus.
Endowed

Lakehead University Student Union part Time Bursary

Est. 1980; Modified 2008
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a part-time undergraduate student.
Annual
1 at $300

Lakehead University Student Union Silver Jubilee Scholarship

Est. 1990; Modified 2008
Awarded on the basis of financial need to a part-time undergraduate student.
Endowed

Lakehead University Student Union Spring Summer Bursary

Est. 1980; Modified 2008
Awarded to a student demonstrating financial need who is registered in at least two full credits (or the equivalent) during the Spring and/or Summer Sessions. The student must have attended Lakehead University as a full-time student during the previous Fall/Winter Sessions and must be registered in the 3rd, or 4th year of his/her program.
Annual
1 at $300


Childcare Bursary Application Guidelines:

Childcare costs is one of the many barriers that hinder students in post-secondary education. Many of our members struggle with this cost annually. A childcare grant was established because we are a student organization that advocates for student’s accessibility to education. As a part of the referenda for the building of the Nanabijiou Childcare Center, $1 of the $5 collected is set aside for grants to students needing assistance for childcare expenses while studying at Lakehead University.


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