Fort Erie Bursary Awards

Student Bursary Application

Each year, the Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce offers a minimum of four (4) bursary awards ($1,000.00 each) to local high school students pursuing a postsecondary education. Applicants are required to complete an application form and submit it to the Chamber A selection committee made up of members of the Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce will review all applicants based on the criteria listed below. Information submitted will be held in the strictest confidence and viewed only by the Greater Fort Erie Bursary Awards Selection Committee. Only those receiving a bursary award will be notified.


  • The Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce Bursary Award willbe awarded to a high school student from the Greater Fort Erie area who is looking to further his/her education at a post-secondary institution (college or university).
  • They also must have a family member who Owns or Works for a Chamber Member. 
  •  Applicants MUST document financial need by completing a bursary application form and signed declaration.
  •  Applicants MUST submit a short essay on the impact that the Town of Fort Erie has had on their life & why this bursary is important to them.
  •  Applicants MUST be a resident of the Greater Fort Erie area.
  •  Applicants MUST supply a copy of their most-recent Ontario Secondary School Transcript and attach to the bursary award application form.
  •  Applicants MUST include TWO reference one school & one personal (employer, volunteer supervisor, neighbour, parish)
  •  Applicants MUST be enrolled in a full or part-time post-secondary program.
  •  Applications which do not clearly meet these criteria will not be reviewed.


• Completed applications are be to submitted to the Bursary Selection Committee c/o The Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce, 660 Garrison Road, Unit 6, Fort Erie, ON L2A 6E2 no later than 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2019.

• All applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee.

• Four (4) recipients will be selected and notified by the Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce.

• A copy of proof of registration from a post-secondary institute MUST be submitted before any monies are forwarded to the recipient.

2019 application deadline is Monday, May 13, at 4:00 p.m.

Applications for the 2019 bursaries are now available!

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