Frequently Asked Questions
How can I be considered for a OPEFFE award?
Where can I get an application?
What supporting documents do I need to have?
When are the scholarships awarded?
What universities does the Foundation provide scholarships to?
You should contact each of the Universities you have applied to or have been accepted to and speak with an Awards Officer. The Foundation does not participate in the selection process of the scholarship recipients. Instead, we provide the scholarship funds directly to the Universities and each University selects the winners.
Each University has a different process, at some Universities students admitted to the program are automatically considered for our Entrance scholarships, while at others, you will need to complete an application and provide supporting documents. You should speak with the Awards Officer at each of the Universities you have applied to or have been accepted to and confirm their process for applying.
Each university is different so you should contact the Awards Officer at each school to confirm what supporting documents they require.
Most of the Universities award the Foundation scholarships in the fall term. Funds are usually applied against the student's account.
The Foundations Programs provides entrance and undergraduate scholarships to 15 Ontario universities, including the following schools:
Ryerson University, University of Toronto, York University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, University of Windsor, Western University, McMaster University, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, University of Ottawa, Royal Military College, Carlton University and Queens University. The number of scholarships varies from University to University, based, in part on the size of the program.
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