Scholarships & Bursaries

Students are encouraged to check the links in the black bar near the top of this page as well as visiting the guidance office for bursary and scholarship information.   We also encourage you check the post-secondary institution websites and search other sources.

The Local Bursary and Scholarship booklet and application forms can be found in the link in the black bar at the top of this page.  This is typically out the first week of April each year and most are due by the first Friday in May.  Please see the booklet for specific requirements.

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Dryden Rotary Club sponsored activities


The Dryden Rotary Club is currently accepting applications, from students entering grades 11 & 12 for Adventures in Human Rights.  This event will be in Winnipeg from August 12th to 18th.  The local chapter will sponsor 2 DHS students, covering the $1200 registration fees.  Students will need to arrange their own transportation, accommodation will be provided.  A video is available at this link  Applications are available in the guidance office and completed forms are to be returned to the DHS guidance office by April 30, 2018.


The District 5550 Rotary Youth Exchange Program for the Long Term Youth Exchange is closed for this year.  Watch for your opportunity to apply in the fall.


Adventures in Technology applications should be available this week.  The closing date for applications to be in the guidance office is noon February 28th.  The event will be held in Saskatoon in April. (posted Feb. 7/18)


Adventures in Agriculture  – Closed for 2017, watch again in the fall of 2018

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New OSAP Removing Financial Barriers to College and University With Free Tuition and Grants

Please see the attached message and poster from OSAP!


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College and University Information Program

College Information Program Tour

The CIP Tour was September 25th and is now done until next year.  See the upcoming presentations page for visits by individual colleges.

University Information Program Tour

The UIP tour is done for this year.  Watch the upcoming presentations page for visits from individual universities.


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Report Cards and Anecdotal Reports

Report Cards & Anecdotal Reports will be given to students on the following dates:


Semester One:

Anecdotal Report –  October 2, 2017 – Interviews: Wednesday, October 4, 3:45-6:15

Mid-Term Report Card – November 13, 2017 – Interviews:  Wed., Nov. 15, 3:45-6:15

Final Report Card – February 6, 2018 – due to data base issues, it is now expected that the final report cards will be mailed by the end of the week.

Semester Two:

Anecdotal Report – March 5, 2018 – Interviews:  Wed., March 7, 3:45-6:15

Mid-Term Report Card – April 20, 2018 – Interviews:  Wed., April 5, 3:45-6:15

Final Report Card –  early July – Dates to be announced

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Northwest Employment Works (NEW)

NEW is an Employment Ontario Assessment Centre offering a wide range of resources, supports and service components to respond to the employment needs and careers of individuals.

NEW Dryden’s Facebook page can be found here.

Youth focused programs are listed here:

Youth Job Connection (YJC)

Youth Job Link (YJL)

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University & College Applications

Equal Opportunity Deadlines are:

Ontario Colleges – Feb. 1, 2018

Please remember to apply early as delays can be experienced near the deadline date.  Please visit the DHS guidance office if you need any help or have questions regarding applying.

Ontario Universities – Jan. 17, 2018

The January 17th deadline to apply through the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) is fast approaching.
OUAC is asking that if you have not yet submitted your 101 application to please do so as soon as possible to avoid the frustration of slower online response times and delays.

OUAC has also also advised us that payment made by credit card is processed immediately whereas payment made by online banking may take a few days to process. You will not be able to view or make changes until payment is processed.

Please make an appointment in the guidance office to complete your application.

Out of Province – Varies


SAT Dates at DHS – 2017/18 

November 4, 2017

May 5, 2018

Register at


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