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Student Awards

The OFNTSC in partnership with CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation) offer Student Awards and a Derrick Kamanga Memorial Scholarship Award each year. We recognize the time, dedication and sacrifice students make in order to achieve their goal of graduation and we want to make your journey a bit easier. Each summer, OFNTSC and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers four Student Achievement Awards of $1,000.00 each. Apply today!


  • Choose to study science & technology
  • Do well
  • Get nominated
  • Receive cash awards

Derrick Kamanga Memorial Scholarship

The Derrick Kamanga Memorial Scholarship recognizes a First Nation student that is working towards a career in the field of Engineering. The award consists of a $2,000.00 endowment and a plaque. Derrick Kamanga provided Ontario First Nations with more than 15 years of engineering services as part of the OFNTSC, specifically in but not limited to, water and wastewater facilities. Derrick as a member of the OFNTSC was part of many projects that help First Nations deliver clean drinking water to this day. To learn more about Derrick and his contributions to First Nations in Ontario, visit www.ofntsc.org