The Ted Rogers Scholarship was created in honour of our founder, Ted Rogers. Launching in 2017, the goal of the scholarship is to ensure the success of future generations of Canadians by helping young leaders across the country succeed in their educational aspirations. By focusing on the importance of youth development and education, we are helping break down barriers that Canadian youth face in order to help our next generation of leaders shine.
“I can think of few things worse than good minds not developing to their full potential because of economic reasons. Education can remake a city, a province or a country and can produce a growing middle class in only one generation.” – Ted Rogers
Chair, Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund
I was brought up to believe that potential could be found in everything and everyone – you just have to look hard enough to find it. I have seen the impact that hard work, dedication, and a kind heart can have on communities.
My father, Ted, taught me this from a young age. He was a passionate advocate for the importance of education, dedicated to investing in the success of future generations of Canadians. The Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund was created in his name to honour his legacy by helping our brightest young leaders succeed in their educational aspirations. That’s why we’ve also dedicated ourselves to supporting the organizations that help foster young people to be the best they can be.
I’d like to extend my sincerest congratulations to the 150 scholarship recipients in our inaugural year – you are our future leaders and I know my father would be proud to see the impact you’ve made in your communities. Thank you to all those who made this dream a reality – we’ll continue to make a positive impact in the communities we serve for years to come.
A message from Joe Natale
President and Chief Executive Officer
As one of Canada’s largest companies, we know that we wouldn’t be here without the support of Canadians. That’s why it’s so important to us to give back the communities where we live and work.
At Rogers, we felt that one of the best ways we could build stronger communities is through education. It not only honours our founder’s legacy, but it plays a really important role in a successful economy, environment, and society.
Through the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund, we’re giving aspiring young leaders a helping hand to overcome barriers to accessing post-secondary education. But we can’t do this on our own. So we have also partnered with some incredible organizations across the country who support and motivate our youth.
We are committed to making a real life difference across our great country. And this is just the beginning.
A message from Martha Rogers
The Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund was created to help our brightest young people succeed in their continued education. These are our future leaders. See some of the stories from the Class of 2019.
Ryan Barwick, Victoria
Sarah Resurreccion, Scarborough
Scott Keith MacKnight, New Jersey
Luca Ramelli, Hamilton
Isabel Woods, Ottawa
Sharla Fontinelle, Toronto
Sarah Shkiler, Toronto
Elsie Sheppard, Oakville
Kenton Cardinal, St. Brides
Fariba Al-Hassan, Scarborough
Click below take a closer look at our many Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund recipients across Canada.
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Our scholarship partners help us identify and recognize our brightest young leaders across the country. If you wish to support any of these organizations, please click on the donation links below.
“On Monday, we celebrated our 2019 class of Ted Rogers Scholarship Award recipients at the @Rogers Head Office in #Toronto! We're excited to continue to empower these youth to #MakeMorePossible in their communities.”
“We're excited to celebrate our 2019 Ted Rogers Scholarship Award recipients at our recognition event tonight in #Toronto. Congratulations to all youth who continue to #MakeMorePossible in their communities!”
We award 150 scholarships, annually. Additionally, we’re giving out 150 scholarships to Rogers employees and/or their dependants.
Each scholarship recipient will receive $2,500 per each academic year for up to four years (assuming all criteria are met) at any university undergraduate, college or trade program. For community grants, we award up to $25,000 per organization.
Our scholarships are reserved for students already involved with our community partner organizations. If you’re involved with of one of our community partners, reach out to them directly for more details on the application process.
Yes, Rogers is committed to empowering young leaders. Through the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund, we’ll continue to invest in their education.
If you’d like to help, please check out our community partners list and donate directly to an organization of your choice.
No. The Ted Rogers Scholarships have no impact on the cost of products or services for Rogers customers.
Recipients are identified by our community partners, who select individuals based on their community leadership. There is no formal application process outside of our community partners.
We support communities and youth by partnering with organizations across Canada who identify candidates for our scholarship programs. Ted Fund is an initiative of Rogers Communications Inc, a part of our wider corporate social responsibility policy. We support communities and youth by partnering with organizations across Canada who identify candidates for our scholarship programs.
Our Class of 2018 has already been selected by our community partners. Our Community Partners will provide more information regarding our Class of 2019 application process.
Please contact your community partner organization for more information.
Rogers employees and their dependents who are interested in scholarship opportunities may be eligible to apply for the Rogers Employee Scholarship Program. Criteria, application information, and more information on Rogers Employee Scholarship Program can be found through Rogers internal employee channels, or speak to your manager.
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