Application Deadline: January 31, 2019
Applications are invited from Canadian students for the Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme.The Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme offers a number of different scholarships. The awards range from $2000 – $3000, and each has its own eligibility requirements.
Degree Level: Full-time program at a Canadian post-secondary institution.
Field: Any of the subjects available at the institution
Host Country: Canada
Number of Scholarships: A number of different scholarships
Eligible Country: Canadian students
- Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants enrolled in a full-time program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, accredited by the applicable provincial Ministry of Education, during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.
- A full-time program is defined by consecutive Fall and Winter semesters.
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old on January 31, 2019.
- Awards are based on applicant’s essay.
- Essays may be written either in English or in French. Only one essay is accepted per applicant.
- Only the finalists will be contacted, by phone or other means according to the information supplied in their application. Finalists will be required to provide official proof of enrollment and sign a written consent form indicating that the essay is entirely his or her own work and to allow the Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme’s designated agents to use their name, photograph for publicity purposes. They may also be asked to provide proof of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status and up to two letters of reference.
- Application deadline is January 31, 2019. The results of the competition will be announced in late July or early August, 2019.
- The Mensa Canada Scholarship Program includes one or more scholarships of $2000, and may also include Honourable Mentions, all of which are awarded in accordance with the dictates of the Board of Directors of the MCSP, as funding permits.
- Any claims made in the essay are subject to verification, including but not limited to: patents, publications, academic standings, and medical procedures.
- The decision of the judges is final.
Application: Applicants should apply via the ONLINE APPLICATION LINK below.
- Write an essay describing your career goals in 250 words or less.
- Save your essay in TXT or RTF format under the title “Essay”.
- Your essay should describe specific goals (academic, vocational or career). It should contain explicit ideas and information.
- Indicate the course of study and the post secondary institution which you are attending in the 2018 – 2019 academic year.
- Describe any steps you have taken, relevant experience gained (e.g., paid or volunteer jobs, classes, honours, offices, organizations) and any difficulties you have overcome in pursuit of your goal. State the steps by which you intend to achieve your goal.
- The essay text must not contain any form of the author’s identity.
- Your e-mail must contain only your personal information and the attached file must contain only your essay. The e-mails and the attached files will be numbered and separated. The essays will be judged anonymously.
- Applications must be sent by e-mail as indicated in the instructions on the Submit Essay page. Those received by any other means (e. g. links to web pages, by post or by fax) will be disqualified.
- Please do not submit your essay more than once, or e-mail the judges to ask if they have received your essay. Unless you receive a “Mail Undeliverable” e-mail reply within 2-3 minutes, then your essay has been submitted successfully.
- Deadline for submitting your essay is January 31, 2019.