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Edmund Rice Entrance Scholarships

St. Thomas More Collegiate is pleased to offer five renewable Edmund Rice Entrance Scholarships to incoming Grade 8 students.  These scholarships are $500 each.

To be considered for the scholarship, students must:

  1. Submit a personally written letter explaining why the student should receive an Edmund Rice Scholarship,  why they wish to attend St. Thomas More Collegiate, and what they feel they can offer St. Thomas More Collegiate.
  2. Submit letter(s) of reference from non-school sources such as coaches, Scout leaders, volunteer supervisors, music teachers, dance instructors, youth ministers etc. who know the student personally.
  3. Write the St. Thomas More Collegiate Grade 8 Placement Test.
  4. Submit  the personally written letter together with letter(s) of reference by Friday February 22, 2019.

In reviewing the letters for each candidate, the scholarship committee will consider participation in the student’s current school and/or church community, community service, voluntary activities, citizenship activities, and academic ability.

Students who are awarded the scholarship must enter St. Thomas More Collegiate at the start of the school year following the successful completion of Grade 7.  To renew the scholarship in subsequent years, the student must maintain an average of at least 86% and participate in at least 2 school activities.