Applicants must: 

  • be a CST beneficiary who has received all of his/her Canadian Scholarship Trust Plan Education Assistance Payments

  • demonstrate financial need

  • have graduated from an eligible post-secondary institution* (degree or diploma)

  • be enrolled or will be enrolling into another diploma/degree program at a qualifying post-secondary institution in Canada to continue his/her education

  • not have received this award before. 

Priority will be given to students who are the first generation in their family to attend post-secondary education**

* Eligible post-secondary education institutions include apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma; college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma; university certificate or diploma below bachelor level; or a university degree.

** First generation post-secondary education students are students whose parents did not attend post-secondary education (i.e. did not attend either college or university).