Student Bursary Programs

Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland’s Scholarships and Bursaries

The Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland is a long-time supporter of youth in our community, funding scholarships and bursaries for students in the Windsor-Essex area. Supporting the educational endeavours and developing the leadership potential of our youth encourages the development of strong, involved and productive citizens of the future.


Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland University of Windsor Bursary

Two $1,000 bursaries are awarded each year…one to a graduating student from Vincent Massey Secondary School and one to a graduating student from Holy Names High School who plans to attend the University of Windsor.

Students must have a graduating average of 70% and demonstrate a financial need as well as be involved in extracurricular activities and/or student government and/or community service.

How to apply: Applications are available at the Guidance Offices of V. Massey S. S. and Holy Names H.S.  Application deadline is June 30th

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 recipients of this bursary:

  • Robyn-Jean Susko – Holy Names High School
  • Henry Pham – Vincent Massey Secondary School


Roseland Rotary Club Scholarship at St. Clair College

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year to a student who is attending St. Clair College.  The student must be a resident of Ontario, demonstrate financial need, be enrolled full-time in any program at the college, achieve a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and have extensive volunteer experience.

How to apply: St. Clair College students apply online through the College’s Student Information System (SIS) from Oct 1st to Dec. 20th

Congratulations to the following recipients of this scholarship:

  • Alene Abati – 2019-2020
  • Kelsey Bois – 2020-2021


Dr. Dan Liliac Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is presented by the Friends of Dan Liliac in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland to a Vincent Massey Secondary School graduate who is going on to the University of Windsor.  The student receives $1,000 and must have at least a 70% average and be involved in extracurricular activities and/or student government and/or community service.

How to apply: V. Massey S. S. students apply at their school’s Guidance Office by June 15th.

Congratulations to the first recipient of this scholarship:

  • Michelle Park – 2019-20


ATHENA Scholarship Fund (Windsor)

The Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland has supported this scholarship program since its inception in 2000.  Each student receives a $5,000 scholarship and must be a full-time student at a college or university and has spent a considerable time in the Windsor-Essex County area. They must excel academically, help women to achieve their full potential, demonstrate leadership and be actively involved in community service.

How to apply: Applications are available online by Feb. 1st with a due date of April 30th  through the following links below:

Athena Scholarship Program, Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce   

Athena Scholarship Fund

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the ATHENA Scholarships:

  • Tara Chan – University of Windsor Law student
  • Paige Coyne – University of Windsor
  • Celina DeBiasio – University of Ottawa (from Essex County)
  • Sierra Scott-Kilgo – St. Clair College