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How do I apply?

To receive any of the scholarships, you must:

  • Review the application eligibility.

  • Review the application form.

  • Download CazVid, sign up and record a video. Remember to mention on the video that you're looking for work, internship, or practical experience; otherwise CazVid will not approve your video. Show New Generation Scholarships your personality here. Explain what you are in school for or what you will be in school for, and tell the world what you are working towards. Remember, to be eligible, you need to be looking for a paid/unpaid internship, volunteer experience, part time work, or a full time position. Please see our example below:

    • Hi, my name is [__name__], and I am a [__current/future__] student at [__school__] working towards a [_diploma/degree/etc._]. I am am studying... and I am looking to find [__work/internship/volunteer/etc.__] as a [__job title__].

  • Write 50-300 words describing yourself. Don't think too much about it, tell us who you are. Tell us why you believe that you deserve to win the New Generation Scholarships. Let us know who you are and why you deserve this scholarship. This is where your personality can come out and you can tell us why you deserve this scholarship.

  • In the event that you require further assistance please don’t hesitate to email ngscholarship@gmail.com.

What do I write in the written submission portion? Do I have to write 300 words?

New Generation Scholarships wants to know who you are as a person. You can write anywhere from 50 to 300 words, and if you go over a little bit that's fine. We want you to describe yourself, show us how you're unique and what makes you different.

What is the "perfect" applicant? How do you select who is awarded one of the scholarships?

For some of the awarded scholarships, personality, general attituded, and inspirations are key factors. The New Generation Scholarship committee wants to see your personality in your CazVid video and in your written submission.

For some of the other awarded scholarships, financial need is also taken into consideration.

What should I say in my CazVid video?

Your video should be unique, but should contain some key components. Remember to mention on the video that you're looking for work, internship, or practical experience; otherwise CazVid will not approve your video. Show New Generation Scholarships your personality here. Explain what you are in school for or what you will be in school for, and tell the world what you are working towards. Remember, to be eligible, you need to be looking for a paid/unpaid internship, volunteer experience, part time work, or a full time position. Please see our example below:

    • Hi, my name is [__name__], and I am a [__current/future__] student at [__school__] in [__province/state__] working towards a [_diploma/degree/etc._]. I am am studying... and I am interested in finding [__paid work/internship/volunteer experience/etc.__] as a [__job title__].

I am currently a student at a university or college. Can I still apply for one of your scholarship?

Yes, we happily welcome and encourage you to apply.

How long will it roughly take for me to apply?

On average, students complete the application process within 30 minutes of starting. However, there is no "set" amount of time that you have to finish your application once you start.

I haven't been in school for over a year, but went to high school and plan to go to post-secondary at some point, can I apply?

To be eligible you must be a current student (currently enrolled, in at least one class/be a part-time student) or expect to be enrolled within the next 12 months.

I missed the deadline for the application. Do you consider late applications?

No. Once the deadline has passed, we no longer receive applications; however, stay up to date and check our page frequently to see when we are posting more scholarships.

I'm a high school student, and after graduating, I will be going to university this upcoming semester but I'm 17 still, can I apply?

To be eligible you must be at least 18 years of age or older. You can apply for one of our other scholarships when you are 18.

I am a financial need student, can I still apply?

For some of the awarded scholarships, personality, general attituded, and inspirations are key factors. The New Generation Scholarship committee wants to see your personality in your CazVid video and in your written submission.

For some of the other awarded scholarships, financial need is also taken into consideration.

I am a student applying outside of Canada, USA, or Mexico, can I apply for the scholarship?

Yes. To be eligible, you have to at least attend a high school, college, university, post-secondary institution, trade school, community college, or another type of school system in Canada, USA, Mexico, or World Wide.

I will be attending a university/college that is not in Canada/Mexico/USA, am I still eligible for the scholarship?

Yes, to be eligible, you have to at least attend a high school, college, university, post-secondary institution, trade school, community college, or another type of school system in Canada, USA, Mexico, or anywhere else World Wide.

I am interested in attending a private university, am I eligible for this award?

Yes, we encourage you to apply!

What happens if I delete my video from the CazVid app before the deadline date?

To be eligible for one of our scholarships, you must be looking for a paid/unpaid internship, volunteer experience, part time work, or a full time position.

If you remove your video before the deadline date then, unfortunately, you will no longer be eligible to participate and will not be awarded a scholarship as one of the mandatory criteria to apply for one of the scholarships is to submit a video for us to see.

When will I be notified about the status of my application?

The deadline to apply is May 20th, 2022. Applicants will be notified if they have been rewarded a scholarship within a week from the deadline date.

How many New Generation Scholarships are there?

There are multiple scholarships that will be awarded by NGS for the May 20th, 2022 deadline date.

I need to make changes to my original application, what do I do?

If you need to make changes, please contact us via email at newgeneration.scholarship@gmail.com

The quality of my CazVid video is very low, is there anything I can do to change this?

Try to change your wifi or connect to a different network. It is fine if the quality of your video is low. We care to learn why you are in school, and to learn more about you.

I'm not looking for work right now, but I will be after finals, can I still apply?

Yes you can.

I was previously awarded a scholarship from NGS, can I apply to get another one now that scholarships are available again?

Yes, you are able to apply even if you've already received a scholarship from us in the past.

What is CazVid and why do I have to submit a video on there?

CazVid is a video resume and job posting app. It is a more modern and digitalized method for people to look for work and post if they are currently hiring. As technology continues to grow and advance, we believe that this will be the new way our future generations finishing their education will find jobs and hire people.

Is this scholarship sponsored by CazVid app?

No. The New Generation Scholarship is not sponsored or endorsed by CazVid. We are simply using this app to see who our candidates are, learn what you are studying, and learn what job you are looking for/working towards.