The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is proud to support career development and youth retention in our community by offering scholarships to secondary school graduates attending a post-secondary institution and/or path into the Skilled Trades in Thunder Bay the following school year.

Recipients of 2023 Scholarship COMING SOON:

  1. One (1) scholarship valued at $1,000 to a candidate pursuing further post secondary education in a business-related program in Thunder Bay sponsored by North Superior Workforce Planning Board
  2. One (1) Women in Trades Scholarship valued at $1,500 to a candidate pursuing paths into the skilled trades in Thunder Bay sponsored by Itec 2000.

Applications for 2023 are now closed. 

  • Financial need is not a consideration.
  • Information will be held in confidence.
  • Application deadline extended and must be received in the Chamber offices before May 15, 2023.  
  • The judges will consider all applications.
  • An interview will be required for successful finalists.

In addition to the info in the form below, you’ll be required to upload:

  • Complete transcript
  • A letter of reference from a community member (for example: teacher, volunteer coordinator or sports coach) which speaks to the engagement and commitment you’ve demonstrated under their supervision.
  • Resume.


For additional information, please call the Chamber office at (807) 624-2626.

2023 Secondary School Scholarship Application 

Application Rubric:

  • Academic Achievement: 20pts
  • School Activities: 20pts
  • Completed Courses: 10pts
  • Co-operative Education: 5pts
  • Employment: 10pts
  • Self-Employment: 15pts
  • Community Involvement: 15pts
  • Other Activities: 5pts
  • Total: 100pts