Fill In the Gaps Scholarship

October 31, 2022

It might not be over yet but you still deserve some credit for navigating through COVID-19. While we look ahead to the light at the end of the tunnel, we also want to keep supporting those that are still being impacted. In your opinion, what kind of support is still needed to help those in at-risk and underprivileged communities? Share your thoughts for a chance to win $1,000*, and help us help them!

How to Apply

  • Be a current student at a Canadian high school, College, University of CEGEP, or currently accepted to attend an accredited Canadian College or University.
  • Be 14 years of age or older
  • Be a member of Student Life Network
  • Agree to the Contest Rules

Applicants will be required to provide a completed application including:

  • A personal statement demonstrating interest in social progress, inclusivity and equal opportunity.
  • What makes you a deserving recipient
  • How the scholarship would influence your academic and career goals
  • Optional videos or imagery to support your entry

A panel of judges appointed by the Sponsor will judge each applicant’s submission on the basis of the following weighted criteria:

  1. Demonstrated Interest in Social Progress & Inclusivity: 30 points
  2. Creativity and Originality of the Submission: 30 points
  3. Overall Quality of the Contestants’ Submission: 40 points
  • Total Score Maximum 100 points

Applicants will not receive their scores. Judging will be completed on or about November 25th, 2022 and the scholarship winner will be announced on the 99 Scholarships website on or about December 12th, 2022.

In the event of a tie between two or more entries based on total Score, the entrant associated with the entry—from amongst all such entries that are tied—with the highest score on Overall Quality of the Contestants’ Submission will be deemed to be the eligible winner of CIBC Fill In The Gaps Prize. In the event there continues to be a tie between two or more entries based on the score, all entrant entries that are still tied will be entered into a random draw conducted by the Contest Judges for the CIBC Fill In The Gaps Prize. See contest rules for more details.