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Entrance Scholarships

The 2018/2019 Entrance Scholarship Applications are now closed. More information on the application process will be posted on this page when the applications re-opens.

Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award I

A scholarship of up to $2,000 is given to the child of an Algoma University Alumni with the highest average on the 6 best U or M courses presented for admission. The candidate must enroll in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study at Algoma U. This award is non-renewable.

Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award II

A scholarship of up to $2,000 is given to a mature student who has been away from formal education for at least 5 years and is now enrolling in the first year of full time studies at Algoma U. The candidate must enroll in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study at Algoma U. This award is non-renewable.

Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award III

A scholarship of up to $2,000 is given to a student transferring to Algoma U under a college articulation agreement who has the highest GPA in the last full year of their college program. The candidate must enroll in and maintain 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study at Algoma U. This award is non-renewable.

Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award IV

The Algoma University Alumni Entrance Award IV is a scholarship of up to $2,000 which is given to the applicant submitting the best 500 word essay. Essays must be written in English and accompany an application form; should consider Algoma University’s characteristics, historical relevance of the Thunderbird logo; explain why they chose Algoma University and why they chose to undertake studies in their particular field. This award is non-renewable.

John R. Rhodes Scholarship

The John R. Rhodes Scholarship was established in 1979 through generous donations from friends and family of the late John Rhodes. This scholarship, of $3,000, renewable for up to three additional years, is offered to a student entering their first year of university studies from secondary school who has demonstrated academic achievement and community leadership while involved in political, social, or academic activities. The recipient must have completed all his or her qualifying requirements in the academic year prior to registering at Algoma U, and must enrol in 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study. For renewal, candidates must maintain a minimum average of 80% each academic year on 30 credits taken in two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study. Candidates must be enrolled in 30 credits over two consecutive terms (fall/winter) of study in the current year they are receiving the award. The John R. Rhodes scholarship is non-cumulative with the Algoma U Awards of Excellence, Edward & Frank McGrath Award, Carl J. Sanders Scholarship, Peggy & Willmont MacDonnell Scholarship, City of Sault Ste. Marie Admission Scholarships, and the Algoma U Achievement Scholarships.