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Who Can Apply

RCSCEF Scholarship Qualifications



  1. Sea Cadet Service

    Applicants must have participated in the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet program for a minimum of 24 months

  2. Qualifying Programs

    Applicants must be applying for post secondary education at a university or community college course leading to a degree or diploma or a post secondary training program that will lead to certification in a recognized profession.

  3. Aging Out

    A cadet who is in the training program is eligible to apply in June of that training year. (Example; a Cadet Who ages out in November may apply in June Of the following year.)

  4. Not Aging Out

    A Cadet who does not age out and remains active in the program while attending the first year of post secondary education may apply for program scholarship for the second year of the program.

  5. Gap Year

    Cadets who decide to take a break of not more than 24 months between completing high school and starting a post secondary education program may apply for a scholarship in the year that they are going to recommence their formal education.

  6. Special Cases

    Applicants who seek exemptions from these rules will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  7. Exception

    These scholarships will not be granted to applicants who enroll in the Canadian Forces Regular Officer Training Plan.

  8. Funds

    Scholarships are made payable to the institution that the recipient is attending.

Initial Application Due

June 30


Final Marks Due

August 1