Scholarship and Bursary Opportunities – Ontario

Green CareersOne of the most important mandates of the Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation is to nurture and advance the horticultural industry through the funding of industry-related scholarships. Each year the Foundation makes available a number of scholarships in the following categories. These awards are determined by available funding and the applications received. Note: all applicants must reside in Ontario.

OHTF scholarship deadline, June 30 for the upcoming academic year.
Each year, the Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to individuals pursuing a career in the green profession. Applications must be received by June 30. Apply today.


Industry Scholarships Available

$500 Horticulture Scholarship for 2018 still available!!!  Click here for our 2018 application

The Grand Bend & Area Horticultural Society ($500) has extended their search area in the hopes of assisting a Horticulture student this year.

Application for the $500 scholarship is open to any resident of Ontario who is currently full-time attending second year of a college/university Horticulture Program in Southwestern Ontario.  Applicants must submit a completed application form along with supporting documents showing academic standing year one, and letter from registrar’s office confirming current enrollment in year two.

Deadline for receipt of applications is September 30, 2018.


Ontario Parks Association Foundation (OPAF) Scholarship & Bursary Award Program: Know someone who needs money for school?
The OPA Foundation has made available a total of four bursaries worth $2,000 each and three scholarship awards in the amount of $1,000 each

Please note:

Application packages must be postmarked prior to midnight on the last Friday in May. Please visit ontarioparksassociation.ca prior to applying for full application requirements, details and an application form.


The Canadian Tree Fund is offering a bursary to students pursuing a career in Arboriculture!  

The objectives of this bursary are to provide financial assistance to a student(s) pursuing a career in arboriculture and to promote a greater awareness of arboriculture. Any individual pursuing a career in arboriculture/forestry/horticulture is an eligible recipient. The individual must be enrolled or enrolling in a college or university program related to the fields mentioned previously. Bursary recipient(s) will be given a cheque in the amount of up to $500 per year with the amount decided upon annually depending upon availability of funds. It will be presented (when a worthy recipient exists as deemed by the award committee) at the February International Society of Arboriculture Ontario Chapter Conference.


Landscape Ontario Scholarships

One of the most important mandates of the Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation is to nurture and advance the horticultural industry through the funding of industry-related scholarships. Each year the Foundation makes available a number of scholarships in the following categories. These awards are determined by available funding and the applications received. Note: all applicants must reside in Ontario.

Application submission deadline is:
June 30th for the upcoming academic year.
 All scholarships are subject to availability of funds. Click here for application form.