Students can learn and earn through writing!






Now in its 12th annual edition The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship presents a unique opportunity to senior (16-18 yrs) secondary school students. They are challenged to express their views on life and family issues by writing an essay on a stated theme. Co-sponsored by Canada’s pro-life newspaper The Interim and Niagara Region Right to Life, the program has drawn more than 750 contestants during its first 11 years. Three prizes are awarded, $1500, $800 and $500 respectively. The essay theme for the 2013-2014 school year is:


The deadline for applications is December 1, 2013. Essay component must be submitted in either English or French language. Details regarding application and timelines may be found at . A short biography of Father Ted Colleton is available at