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Post Secondary Update #2

October 2018 Potential Grad Update
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS
All students wishing to apply to college and/or university for September 2019 should do so before Friday, December 21, 2018. If you have any questions or concerns about the application process, please make an appointment with Ms. Moore in Student Services. The applications are available online at the following websites:
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS: www.ontariocolleges.ca
The OCAS application site is now open. You can start your application TODAY! Your application can be started, and progress saved. You will need your OEN (found on your credit counselling summary).

UNIVERSITY APPLICATIONS: www.ouac.on.ca
*You need a PIN to apply through OUAC. Your PIN should arrive by the end of the month.

College applicants: The College Information Program is at SLC on Wednesday, October 3rd from 1:00-2:30pm. BSS will take the city bus to the event. Permission forms are available in Student Services. See many Ontario colleges in one place!

University applicants: The University Information Program is at Frontenac Secondary School on Tuesday, November 6th, from 6:30-8:30pm. See all Ontario Universities in one place!

Indigenous Applicants: Queen’s University will be sending a representative to speak to you about opportunities in University for Indigenous students on October 22nd at lunch in room 100!

SCHOLARSHIPS
Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship – Any student wishing to receive a school sponsored nomination for the Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship must complete an application. The
application is now available in Student Services and must be returned by Wednesday, November 7th at 2:30pm. Only students who complete an application will be considered
for the Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Queen’s University Major Scholarships – For a full list of these scholarships visit www.queensu.ca/studentawards or see a guidance counsellor in Student Services. The
deadline for ALL Queen’s Major Scholarships is December 1, 2016.
*Note the Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship requires a school sponsored nomination and an application must be completed to be considered for this scholarship.

TD Scholarship – More information about the TD Scholarship is available in Student Services. Each scholarship is valued up to $70,000. Application deadline is Friday, November 17th, 2018.
Scholarship information is arriving regularly. Please see the scholarship binder in student services for more information or ask Ms. Moore for more information.

OUT OF PROVINCE APPLICATIONS
The Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) will transmit academic data to some out of province universities. Students authorize this collection by providing their OUAC reference number on their out of province application. McGill, Concordia, Bishop’s, Dalhousie, St. Mary’s, UBC, Simon Fraser, the University of Calgary, the University of New Brunswick and the University of Victoria are currently using this system.
If you are applying to an out of province university that does not use OUAC or an out of province college, please see Ms. Moore as you will need to send a transcript to that college and/or university.
NOTE: You must apply separately to universities/colleges outside of Ontario. There is a separate cost for each application (these costs vary from school to school).

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS

Colleges and universities will expect full compliance with all diploma requirements, including 40 hours of community service. Community Service tracking forms can be found in Student Services. Completed forms must be submitted to Student Services as soon as possible.
If you do not complete 40 hours of community service you will not graduate in June.