The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Education Foundation funds a variety of scholarships valued at $5,000, $3,000, $2,000 and $1000, including the Chief Petty Officer Jack Scholarship.
The application deadline for Scholarships through the Sea Cadet Scholarship Foundation has been extended from 30 June to 1 August 2022 to maximize the period for applications through the online portal.
Who can apply?
· Have participated in the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet program for a minimum of 24 months and
· Be applying for post secondary education at a university or community college course leading to a degree or diploma or a post secondary training program that will lead to certification in a recognized profession.
· Aging Out - A cadet who is in the training program is eligible to apply in June of that training year. (Example; a Cadet Who ages out in November may apply in June Of the following year.)
· Not Aging Out - A Cadet who does not age out and remains active in the program while attending the first year of post secondary education may apply for program scholarship for the second year of the program.
· Gap Year - Cadets who decide to take a break of not more than 24 months between completing high school and starting a post secondary education program may apply for a scholarship in the year that they are going to recommence their formal education.
More information is available at http://canadianseacadetscholarships.ca.
And there is a link to the application process at https://canadianseacadetscholarships.ca/how-to-apply/
Other Cadet Scholarships are available through internal selection as alternates to the Foundation Scholarships and do not require an additional application. Some of these include:
Rear-Admiral Fred Mifflin Memorial Scholarship
Each year, the Navy League of Canada issues one Maritime Affairs Scholarship valued at $3,000 to an active Sea Cadet entering an accredited post-secondary program of a maritime focus. To apply for this scholarship, EF-55.pdf (navyleagueofcanada.org)
The Young Citizens Foundation donates $5,000 annually to support a Sea Cadet pursuing higher education. The Navy League of Canada identifies and selects the recipient from the pool of Top Sea Cadet nominees entering their first year of post-secondary studies. The Cadet cannot be directly entering the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Coast Guard College, or the Royal Military College.
Legion Scholarships and awards – often part of the Awards and Recognition program and Award nominations to National
Maritime Affairs Scholarship – for those applying to a program related to Maritime industry, operations or industry. (no additional application required if a cadet has applied through the RCSC Foundation