Colby McGeachy Professional Corporation Bursary

WHO CAN APPLY: Students who are graduating from Almonte and District High School, Notre Dame Catholic High School and Carleton Place High School and are pursuing a bachelor of commerce, accounting science or business degree and have maintained a B+ average or higher in accounting or business courses (transcript submission is a requirement).

Other eligibility criteria are based on financial need or a student’s articulated desire to pursue a program of professional studies.

WHAT: One $1500 bursary will be awarded each year.

WHEN: Submission deadline is March 15th, 2016.

HOW: Applicants must submit an essay of 500 – 750 words.

AWARD: One $1500 bursary will be awarded annually; funds may be used towards either tuition or books.


Submit your 500-750 word essay about who you are and how the bursary will benefit you.

Submissions are accepted in MS Word format, attached to an email and sent to The body of the email should include: Your first and last name, mailing address, email address, phone number and the name of the university you will be attending.

If selected, you will be required to provide proof of full-time enrolment in a Canadian accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school).  Your photo will be published along with the winner announcement on the website and social media.

All applications will receive a confirmation email upon receipt.

AWARD DATE: May 15th, 2016.


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