Requirements

Please make sure you are eligible for the awards before you begin your application. You can review the eligibility requirements below, or in the terms and conditions.

The Opterus Rebel With a Cause award winners will be announced on August 16!

Opterus Helen Rose STEM Award - $10,000

To be eligible for the Helen Rose STEM Award, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • All applicants must be a woman between the ages of 16-28.
  • All applicants must be pursuing an education in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) at an accredited Canadian university or college.

To apply for this award, you must provide the following:

  • Complete the application form by clicking on "Apply Now", the application also includes:
    • Question 1 (maximum 275 words): Think about a time in your life when you achieved something you are proud of. Tell us about it and why you are proud to have accomplished this. 
    • Question 2 (maximum 275 words): Tell us something about yourself that you would not typically be asked about on a scholarship application. What differentiates you from your peers that is never asked in typical scholarship applications? 
    • Question 3 (maximum 275 words): What do you plan to study within the STEM field? Why do you want to study this? 
    • Question 4 (maximum 275 words): How would winning this scholarship help you achieve your goals?

Opterus Valerie Ann Arts Award - $10,000

To be eligible for the Valerie Ann Arts Award, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • All applicants must be a woman between the ages of 16-28.
  • All applications must be pursuing an education in the Arts at an accredited Canadian university or college.

To apply for this award, you must provide the following:

  • Complete the application form by clicking on "Apply Now", the application also includes:
    • Question 1 (maximum 275 words): Think about a time in your life when you achieved something you are proud of. Tell us about it and why you are proud to have accomplished this. 
    • Question 2 (maximum 275 words): Tell us something about yourself that you would not typically be asked about on a scholarship application. What differentiates you from your peers that is never asked in typical scholarship applications? 
    • Question 3 (maximum 275 words): What do you plan to study within the ARTS field? Why do you want to study this? 
    • Question 4 (maximum 275 words): How would winning this scholarship help you achieve your goals?

The Opterus Rebel With a Cause award winners will be announced on August 16!