If you win a scholarship – please see Ms. Domitruk in the Career Centre with your letter of confirmation from the issuing institute or organization. We want to be able to recognize and congratulate you at the Grad Ceremony!
Obtaining a post-secondary education requires a considerable financial investment. Students need to make a plan for their education, on both a short-term and long-term basis. Every year, millions of dollars in federal and provincial loans, grants and awards are available. Explore the web pages below for more information or contact the college or university you are applying to for Entrance Scholarships.
Please find a Brag Sheet form attached .brag sheet This is an excellent tool when asking someone for a reference letter.
SD#42 Financial Awards Booklet: scholarship book 2018_2019 january 10 2019 (this is over for 2019)
Lucille May Gopie Scholarship: $2,000:
This $2,000,00 scholarship is for a young person who has been encouraged by a single parent to pursue higher education as a means of self-fulfillment. To be considered for a scholarship, you must be: A member of the Canadian Black community (i.e. a Black person of discernible African ancestry and you self identify as Black/African- Canadian/African-Caribbean/African-American); A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada; A maximum 30 years of age at the start of the academic year, and be: Enrolled as a full-time student in the academic year at an accredited post-secondary institution (as determined by the NSF). | The decision to grant a scholarship is based on the following criteria: high academic achievement, financial need, and recognized contribution to the Black community. Deadline to apply is: May 31, 2019. To apply please visit: https://studentawards.com/listing/lucille-may-gopie-scholar/
ARFI Automotive Retailers Foundation Awards: Ten awards from $500 to $5,000 to help studnets become certified technicians, plus 4 new career advancement bursaries of up to $2,000 focusing on the automotive industry. Apply before June 30th. More information at ara.bc.ca/foundation
Mike Pettingale Memorial Soccer Scholarship/Kelli Glass Memorial Soccer Scholarship: $500. Candidate must have played with a team affiliated with the BC Soccer Association (BCSA for 3 or more years in a Metro Vancouver Youth Soccer Association, or is related to a Westside FC member in good standing. Currently participation in some capacity in soccer, as a player, referee, coach, or administrator. Graduating grade 12 student
entering an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution in the fall of the high school graduating year. Minimum B average – 73% (grades 11 and 12 year to date. Demonstrating good citizenship, character, and leadership. More information at: http://westsidefc.com/community/scholarships/
Rudder Reid Charitable Foundation Scholarship: $5,000. The website to for information is: http://www.rudderreidscholarshipfoundation.com. The deadline to apply is: May 31st.
DE BEERS GROUP SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CANADIAN WOMEN
The De Beers Group Scholarships for Canadian Women are proudly offered by De Beers Group in partnership with UN Women through the HeForShe Thematic Champion Initiative. The awards were created to promote the inclusion of women, especially from Indigenous communities, in post-secondary education.
There are a total of nine (9) awards available through the De Beers Group Scholarships for Canadian Women. All nine awards are valued at $4,800 USD.
To be eligible for any of the nine awards, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- All applicants must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent residence status in Canada.
- All applicants must be female.
- All applicants must be entering their first-year of an undergraduate program at an accredited institution.
- All applicants must be entering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or STEM-related program.
Please note that preference will be given to Indigenous women or women of Indigenous descent, as well as to women who are from Northern Ontario, Southern Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
The application deadline is June 1, 2019 at 11:59PM ET.
For more information please visit: https://debeersgroup.scholarshipscanada.com/
Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships
80 $5,000 Scholarships Awarded Funded through the generosity of the Members of the Canadian Association
EligibilityTo be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be graduating high school with plans to enter a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2018 or must be CEGEP students planning to pursue a university education
- Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a degree at a post-secondary institution (in Quebec a three year vocational program or a two year preparatory program followed by a university degree are acceptable)
- Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
- Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
- Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
- Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65
- Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada
- Be Canadian citizens
The Bayer Fund
- Available to Canadian high school students who are enrolled in their final year of high school as of May 29, 2019 and eligible to graduate from high school in 2019. Those eligible for a must be planning to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture, food science, or culinary program.
- Successful applicants will each be awarded a scholarship valued at $1,500, based on demonstrated academic standards and leadership in the community. Selection will be made by an independent panel.
Student Voice Champion Scholarships: They believe strongly in recognizing those students who help further student voice in their schools, communities, provinces, and right across Canada. Students across the country are leaders, advocates, and visionaries through their everyday actions that bring attention to issues, take up causes for others, and work for the betterment of their fellow students, schools, and communities.
$10,000 Academic Merit Scholarship
The Academic Merit Scholarship is open to all Canadian secondary students that have:
1. A cumulative academic average of 90%; and
2. Shown a commitment to student voice.
$10,000 Community Service Scholarship
The Community Service Scholarship is open to all Canadian secondary students that have:
1. A cumulative academic average of 60%;
2. An outstanding record of community service; and
3. Shown a commitment to student voice.
Harmony Movement is proud to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations who are doing amazing work to promote equity and diversity in their communities and in the classroom. Applications and details at: https://www.harmony.ca/awards/
The BC Dairy Association Scholarship rewards student-athletes who exemplify school spirit, practice a healthy lifestyle, and engage with their community. There are two $1,000 scholarships available to applicants who have competed in BCSS approved sports, specifically girls volleyball or ultimate during their grade 12 year.
Applicants must be enrolled in a BC secondary member school, be graduating this 2018-19 school year and will be entering their first full-time studies in a Canadian University of College.
Details are available at https://www.bcschoolsports.ca/…/bc-dairy-association-schola…
This scholarship is for grade 12 students attending post-secondary school in the fall of 2019 and is based on a 750 word essay. For further information, see:
National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) Scholarships
Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 6 scholarships of $1,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.
Entrants must be the children or grandchildren, or the foster children or the foster grandchildren, of members or retirees of the National Union’s Component unions or its affiliates and who are planning to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public, post-secondary educational institution on a full-time basis in 2019.
All scholarships awarded will be based on the best 750- to1,000-word essay as listed below. Essays will be marked on the basis of content and style. The deadline for applications and essays is July 4, 2019, and scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted below.
Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship
In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship must be entering a field of study in health care, criminal justice, community services or policing. The essay topic is — The importance of their field of study in either policing, criminal justice services, or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.
Scholarship for Indigenous Students
In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Indigenous Students must identify as an Indigenous person. The essay topic — The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Indigenous peoples.
Scholarship for LGBTQ2 Students
In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for LGBTQ2 Students must identify as an LGBTQ2 student. The essay topic is — The importance of trade unions in supporting the LGBTQ2 communities.
Scholarship for Students of Colour
In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Students of Colour must identify as a person of colour. The essay topic is — The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people of colour in Canada.
Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship
In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship must identify as a person with a disability. The essay topic is — The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.
Tommy Douglas Scholarship
There are no other requirements, other than the general requirements above, for applying for the Tommy Douglas Scholarship. The essay topic is —
How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a country with a more just and equitable society.
Applicants are advised that the winners and winning essays will be publicized on our website, and their high school will be notified of their win.
For further information please phone 613-228-9800, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indo Canadian Business Association of British Columbia (ICBABC) 2019 Scholarship
ICABC is proudly celebrating its 20th Annual Student “Achievement Awards” Banquet on May 10, 2019. Last year 16 scholarships were awarded to students and the association is hoping to do the same, if not more, this year. The application is accessible as an online fillable PDF document at https://icbabc.com/
The application requires students to submit their complete transcripts and two reference forms. For students applying for the Sports Achievement Award or the Special Needs Award category, an additional essay has been added. Questions? Email email@example.com, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline is: April 12th
The BCSS Bert & Greta Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship – application deadline
This scholarship rewards excellence in both scholastic and athletic pursuits. This year there will be six scholarships of $1,000 each that will be awarded to the six most worthy candidates (a minimum of two males and two females) enrolled in member schools who apply, and who meet all of the criteria. The successful applicants will be student-athletes who have balanced their achievements as badminton athletes with significant success as leaders and contributors to their community.
For full details visit:
BCSS Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarships & Zone Scholarships Deadline
Two scholarships for $1,500 each will be awarded to one male and one female who demonstrates excellence in both scholastic and athletic pursuits as well as community service. Candidates must have competed in at least two BCSS approved sports during grade 12. Unsuccessful applicants for the Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship will be automatically be considered for their respective Zone Scholarships (please do not complete two applications)
For full details visit: https://www.bcschoolsports.ca/…/bcss-dave-gifford-memorial-…
Zone Scholarships – Two scholarships for $750 will be awarded for each athletic zone (one male and one female).
Zone scholarships require that applicants must have completed in at least one BCSS approved sport during grade 12. They must be enrolled in a BC School who are graduating this year and will be entering their first year of full-time studies in a Canadian University of College.
Applicants must have demonstrated exceptional athletic achievement in a BCSS sanctioned sport, have a min 75% average and have demonstrated outstanding service and leadership in school and /or community.
See website for more details and the online application form: https://www.bcschoolsports.ca/…/scho…/bcss-zone-scholarships
Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in member schools: https://www.bcschoolsports.ca/member-services/member-schools
2019 Tikkun Olam Youth Award: Three years ago, Temple Sholom, a reform synagogue located at Oak at 57th Avenue in Vancouver, created the “Tikkun Olam Youth Award” to support the visionary efforts of young people (ages 13-18) working to foster change in their communities. Tikkun Olam, translated as “repair of the world,” is a Jewish commandment to contribute to the healing of our planet, be it working towards improving the environment, helping animals, supporting refugees, feeding the homeless, educating youth, promoting female empowerment, addressing cyber-bullying, etc.
There are two awards (a Builder’s Award and a Dreamer’s Award) with a combined value of $2,070. Any Jewish teen in the Lower Mainland may apply by March 1st, 2019.
For more information: http://www.templesholom.ca/tikkun-olam-youth-awards/
The Tim Hortons Scholarship Program: 200 scholarships are given out to Canadians yearly to eligible Time Hortons team members, their children and grandchildren. Each scholarship is valued at $1,000. Submit proof of volunteer and/or community service and/or leadership hours.. For more information, please visit: https://www.timhortons.com/ca/en/corporate/restaurant-oppotunities.php?openmode=#accordion.
Girl Guide Bursaries and Scholarships: https://www.girlguides.ca/web/BC/Member_Services/Membership/Awards_Recognition/Scholarship/BC/Volunteers/Guider_Resources/Awards___Recognition/GGC_Scholarships.aspx?hkey=eb92477e-cc04-4dc6-b3f6-467865cdef6e
Stacey Levitt Memorial Award: This annual high school student award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals. For more information, please visit: http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C413
The Adoptive Families Association of BC is pleased to announce their 2019 Youth Bursary for someone currently in care or a former youth in care. The deadline date to apply is April 30th. To apply and for more information, please visit: https://www.bcadoption.com/bursary?fbclid=IwAR0wes26Aa4t8kQVEV6jYsTS3bEx4Bp0mb9f8r3XcP_8upyo-JNGyCMd1HQ
DB Perks & Lifesaving Society Scholarships
To support and assist Lifesaving Society lifeguards and instructors trained and working in BC & Yukon who are pursuing post-secondary education.
Three Scholarships of $1000.00 each will be awarded each year.
Nominees must be holders of current Lifesaving Society awards and be actively employed by a BC & Yukon Branch Affiliate as a lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor, part-time or full time. Nominees must also be pursuing post-secondary education in the subsequent school term at a university, college or vocational school.
These scholarships are administered through the BC & Yukon Branch of the
Lifesaving Society. All applications are reviewed for eligibility and eight finalists are chosen. Finalist applications are then rendered anonymous and sent for review by Doug Perks and his scholarship committee for determination of the four successful candidates.
Applicants must submit the standard form along with a resume outlining aquatic experience, both paid and volunteer, accompanied by letters from one work reference and one personal reference. Volunteer involvement in the aquatic community is an asset.
Application and reference letters must be received in the Branch by 4:30 pm January 31.
Award recipients will be chosen by the end of February.
Scholarships will be awarded at the Branch Annual General Meeting in March.
Submit your application to email@example.com
Provided by: Vancouver Canucks $2,500(x4) Applications open: January 1st, 2019
If you are a young British Columbian who has made a difference in your community, we want to hear from you! The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and exemplary contributions and commitment to enriching the lives of others in the community.
The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship recognizes four student leaders in the province of British Columbia who are entering their first year of post secondary education, are in good academic standing and have made exceptional contributions in the following areas:
- School and community service, leadership
- Initiating community development
- Affecting positive change
- Mentoring others
- Personal development and growth
- Good academic performance
Taking the time to do something for others during difficult times in one’s own life requires particularly outstanding commitment. This is why, as part of the selection process, the personal circumstances and/or challenges of each applicant will be considered. Applicants who possess personal qualities such as dedication, commitment to helping others and strength of character will also be considered.
STEAM HORIZON AWARDS
Value: 5 at $25,000 (2 of the 5 prizes will go to Indigenous youth)
Founded in 2016, the STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canada’s youth to promote positive changes throughout their community using science technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM).
Eligibility: Must be between 16 and 18 years old at the time of application and maintaining a minimum academic average of 85%. Must either be preparing to enroll in Fall 2019, or currently enrolled, in their first year of post secondary education and must be in a STEAM field in Canada.
For more information and application: https://steamhorizonawards.ca/#
Application Deadline: January 16, 2019
BCSSA Grade 12 Scholarship
Value: 6 at $1,000 (one for each of the 6 provincial BCSSA chapters; Fraser Valley, Kootenay-Boundary, Metro, Vancouver Island, Northern, Thompson-Okanagan)
Eligibility: Grade 12 Students expecting to graduate in June 2018.
Selection of recipients will be considered on demonstrated exemplary service and leadership within the school and community. Letters of reference will be required affirming the applicant’s accomplishments and efforts to improve the quality of life for young people and others through volunteer work and other activities. In addition, the applicant must submit a short description (450 words max) of how his/her volunteer service has made a difference in the life or lives of others.
For more information and application: http://www.bcssa.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
British Columbia-China Award for Excellence in Chinese
Value: up to 50 ($500 awards)
To promote the study of Chinese language and culture in British Columbia, the British Columbia Ministry of Education and the Education Office of the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver have partnered to jointly fund scholarship awards for B.C. students studying Chinese.
BC International Student Ambassador Scholarship for K-12 and Post Secondary Institutions
The BC International Student Ambassador Scholarships provide partial support for international students who come to BC with a breadth of different perspectives and experiences that enrich our classrooms and communities.
Students cannot apply for this award directly. Students must be nominated by a BC school district, independent school or certified offshore school.
School districts and schools determine their own criteria for selecting their nominees.
For more information: visit your school counseling/career planning departments andhttp://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/international-education/scholarships-awards/bc-international-student-ambassador
Cmolik Foundation Scholarships
The Cmolik Foundation awards scholarships to deserving BC students who have demonstrated good work ethic, tenacity and other commendable attributes in achieving their academic and social goals and who, without our support, may not have the means to attend a post secondary institution. The Foundation looks for students that have faced adversity, but through hard work and determination have been successful in achieving their goals. Applicants must have been residents of BC for the past 8 years.
The Foundation will reimburse up to $35,000 for books and tuition leading to an undergraduate degree. The maximum duration for funding is 5 consecutive years from the start of the student’s initial semester. Reimbursements are paid in installments throughout the duration of the program provided the students meet the Foundation’s scholarship criteria.
Each school may put forth one student who they feel meet the criteria. In certain circumstances, with prior approval, schools can submit an application for a second student (contact Kirsten Evanish at Kirsten@thecmolikfoundation.comfor approval). Endorsement by the secondary school principal stating that the student has the academic ability to be successful in a post-secondary educational environment is required.
Applications must be received by the Foundation by February 15th of any particular year. Applications, eligibility requirements and directions on how to apply can be found at http://www.thecmolikfoundation.com/scholarship-criteria-policies.
UFCW & OFG Joint Diversity Scholarship
Value: 10 at $1,000
Each year, Save-On-Foods partners with UFCW Local 1518 to offer 10 scholarships to individuals who have played a significant role in diversity initiatives in their school and/or community.
Eligibility: Students who are pursuing a part-time or full-time post-secondary program in BC in Fall 2018 and demonstrated involvement in diversity initiatives in their school or community.
For more information and applications: http://www.owfg.com/diversity or email email@example.com
Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards (Standing Tall Awards)
Value: 2 @ $3,500
Awarded to youth who have faced adversity and have not only risen up against the odds, but are demonstrating a commitment to continue their education. This award is open to students who have faced challenges like poverty, health, family issues, personal loss and lack of support.
- haven’t previously received a Youth Get It Education Award
- are Canadian citizens or permanent residents
- have been a BC resident for at least 6 months
- are graduating high school in the 2017/ 2018 school year in one of 23 School Districts in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, mid and southern Vancouver Island and Kelowna. (See Award & Deadline Information document for more details)
- plan to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in Fall 2018
For more information and applications: coastcapitalsavings.com/awards
Download the Youth Get It Awards Application form and submit your printed application to your school counsellor.
Application Deadline: Check with your school counsellor and/or Career Planning Department
Softball BC: Kassandra Kaulius Memorial Scholarship
Application deadline is June 1, annually
Gordon McDonald/Margo and Dorene Thoms Bursary Application (umpire)
Application deadline is August 1, annually
Ed Bitz Scholarship (umpire)
Application deadline is April 30, annually
For more information and applications visit: www softball.bc.ca/resources/452/scholarships-grants
Kin Canada Bursaries: $1,000 x 30. Deadline to apply: January 31st. For more information please visit: https://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries
Aiden Serr Memorial Scholarship: Aiden was a dedicated, skilled lacrosse player with the club for multiple years. By all accounts, he exemplified all of the characteristics we strive to build in kids as they move through Ridge Meadows Minor Lacrosse. These characteristics include integrity, hard-work, a positive attitude and compassion for others. Therefore, with the support of Aiden’s parents – Mike and Kirsten – we are pleased to announce the creation of the “Aiden Serr Memorial Scholarship”. This is a yearly scholarship to be awarded to one male and one female current or former player each calendar year. Applications and guidelines can be found at rmburrards.com.
In 2018, the New Car Dealers Foundation of BC awarded over $40,000 in education grants to students pursuing careers in the automotive industry. Grants range in value from $500 to $2,500 and are provided as tuition credit (grant funding is made to the post-secondary school with restricted use for tuition).
The Foundation awards CarCareerBC education grants to eligible students in BC who wish to pursue post-secondary education or training leading to a career in the automotive industry.
This may include but are not limited to: service or repair training, business degree, marketing diploma etc. CarCareerBC grants provide financial support towards the cost of tuition and books for recipients enrolled in applicable apprenticeship, training or education. Applicants must be attending post-secondary school in the 2019-2020 school year. Your 2019 application MUST BE postmarked or received on or before April 12, 2019.
Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:
- An annual stipend of $10,000
- A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
- Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
- Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
- An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
- Annual retreats and scholar gatherings
We also grant approximately 104 finalist and provincial awards to promising candidates who are not selected as Loran Scholars.
Scholarships in B.C.: Scholarships spreadsheet
SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT!
- http://www.studentawards.com (Yconic)
- https://studentaidbc.ca/explore/grants-scholarships (Government Grants)
- http://www.scholarships.gc.ca/ (International Scholarships)
For College & University Entrance Scholarship websites please open the following document: University and College website for scholarships
- SCHOLARSHIPS – LISTED BY MONTHLY DUE DATES The following information is current at the time of posting, but deadlines may change over time. It is the student’s responsibility to double-check for updated deadlines. Post-secondary Institution scholarships and bursaries are not included here. Please check the Financial Aid & Awards sections of their websites for info or go to our Post Secondary Financial Aid and Awards page.
- Judge Daniel F Foley/ANAVETS Memorial Scholarshiphttp://anavets.ca/scholarship_foley.html
- Col Frank Kossa/ANAVETS Memorial Scholarshiphttp://anavets.ca/scholarship_kossa.html
- SCAD Film Challenge www.scad.edu/scadchallenge
- RE/MAX “Quest for Excellence” Bursary program – opening of online essay submissions http://www.remax.ca/editorial/about-remax/western/re/max-of-western-canada-quest-for-excellence/To view past winning essays go to: http://www.remax-western.ca/quest-excellence
- Mahatma Gandhi/SFU Student Awards http://gandhijayanti.com/
- Storwell’s Foster Children’s Bursary Program http://www.storwell.com/bursary-application
- BC Principles and Vice Principles Association www.bcpvpa.bc.ca/17 Ayn Rand ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Essay contesthttp://aynrandinstitute.ca/contests/atlas_shrugged.htm
- Canada Iceland Foundation http://www.docstoc.com/docs/83246918/Iceland-Application-Form
- BC Golf Player Development www.britishcolumbiagolf.org/player-development/financial-assistance/
- Bill Mason Memorial Outdoor Rec/Environmental www.paddlingcanada.com/about-us/bill-mason-scholarship/application-criteria.html
- Tzu Chi Bursary (to help School District students participate in non-school sponsored extra-curricular activities) http://www.sd42.ca/tzu-chi-bursaries
- Horatio Alger Jim Pattison Award applications open http://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/program_bc.cfm
- Pacfic Parklands Foundation – Dr Mordehai Wosk Leadership Fund and Awards http://www.pacificparklands.com/Projects/index.html
- Blyth Cambridge http://blythscholars.com/
- Dream Fund Bursaries (Education Achievement Bursary for post-secondary and Reach for Success Bursary for skill building activities) http://fbcyicn.ca/programs/education/dream-fund/
- Credit Union Foundation of BC http://www.cufoundation.org/
- Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks bursaries http://fbcyicn.ca/programs/education/dream-fund/
- FAAY Aboriginal Scholarship
- http://www.ccab.com/foundation_for_the_advancement_of_aboriginal_youth n supported applicants http://www.loranaward.ca/ .
- Loran direct applicants http://www.loranaward.ca/30 Automotive Award www.aiacanada.com31
- TD Canada Trust www.tdcanadatrust.com/products-services/banking/student-life/index.jsp
- Royal Canadian Legion Youth Contests http://www.legion.ca/Poppy/scholarship_e.cfm
- National Book Award http://apply.utoronto.ca/adm-awards/html/awards/natschps.htm1
- Burger King www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html
- Horatio Alger Jim Pattison Award http://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/program_bc.cfm
- Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award6 TD Scholarships for Community Leadershiphttp://www.tdcanadatrust.com/products-services/banking/student-life/scholarship-for-community-leadership/index.jsp
- ShadValley first deadline (grade 10, 11, 12 $ toward their summer program) www.shad.ca
- A & E Network Canadian Lives Essay contest
- Compass Mortgage Group Scholarship http://www.mortgagebrokerkelowna.ca/January1 If you have a parent employed by RBChttps://scholarships.rbc.com/Overview.aspxJan 1 (application opens) – Mar 31 (application closes) for BC Hydro Power Pioneers Community Service Awardhttp://www.powerpioneers.com/Community_Projects/youth_award.aspx10 Burger Kinghttp://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram13 Ma Murray Community Newspapers Award http://bccommunitynews.com/our-programs/community-newspapers-awards15 Alliance for Young Artists and Writers deadline for submissionswww.artandwriting.org/Awards15 Herbert H Carnegie Future Aces Scholarship http://www.futureaces.org/18 ShadValley last deadline (grade 10, 11, 12 $ toward their summer program)www.shad.ca21 World Chinese Business Assoc of Canada Entrepreneur Scholarship (Grade 8 – 12 & post-secondary) http://www.wceccanada.org/21/22 News in BC Day (These are dates for workshops about TV, radio, web and newspaper journalism; apply online to one workshop; audition for one of 30 spots; get a spot, get a $1,000 scholarship!) http://www.cbc.ca/bc/newsday/index/html30 Compass Mortgage Group Scholarship www.mortgagebrokerkelowna.ca31 David C Lam/Teal Foundation Award (students who’ve done ESL coursework at the secondary level) http://www.bcteal.org/tcf/awards-scholarships-bursaries/david-c-lambc-teal-esl-scholarships/31 TCF Refugee Award http://www.bcteal.org/tcf/awards-scholarships-bursaries/teal-charitable-foundation-refugee-award/31 D B Perks Lifesaving (Lifeguarding) Award http://www.lifesaving.bc.ca/db-perks-scholarship31 Westcoast School of Massage Therapy (can only apply once you’re in their program) www.collegeofmassage.com/newwestminster/?RID=2&ANC=85February1 Top 20 Under 20 Award www.top20under20.ca1 Phi Delta Kappa International www.pdkintl.org/awards/prospective.htm1 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award http://www.terryfoxawards.ca/4 Art Institute Poster Competition www.artinstitutes.edu/postercompetition5 Schulich Leader (Nomination Deadline) www.schulichleaders.com10 BC School of Sports Gymnasticshttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/gymnastics.php11 BC School Sports Boys & Girls Wrestlinghttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/wrestling.php12 CIBC Youth Vision Scholarship in support of Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the YM/YWCAwww.cibc.com/ca/inside-cibc/community-matters/education.html14 Tim Hortons (applications open)http://www.timhortons.com/ca/en/join/scholarship.html15 Corsa South Asian Foundation http://www.corsafoundation.com/about.php15 Credit Union Foundation of BC (for classes starting winter)http://www.cufoundation.org/storage/forms/Application%20form%202011.pdf15 Lester B Pearson United World College two-year pre-university college (Grade 12 and Gap Year) scholarship for grade 11’s http://www.pearsoncollege.ca/15 Public Guardian & Trustee of BC Fundhttp://www.trustee.bc.ca/services/estate/edu_assistance.html15 Toyota Earth Day www.earthday.ca/scholarship/application-en.pdf18 Igniting Creative Energy Contest early deadline www.ignitingcreativeenergy.org/19 RBC Students Leading Change Scholarshipshttps://scholarships.rbc.com/Overview.aspx21 BCSTA Student Citizenship Award www.bcsta.org/students23 BC School Sports Boys Basketballhttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/basketball_boys.php23 The Coquitlam Foundation www.coquitlamfoundation.com/grants.html24 BCIC Young Innovator Scholarship http://www.bcic.ca/programs/talent/young-innovator-scholarship24 Pacific Parklands Foundation – Gordon Smith Fund (student must be nominated) http://www.pacificparklands.com/Projects/gordonsmith.html27 Mission Community Foundation (open to students who live in Mission)http://www.mpsd.ca/students/missionfoundation.aspx
28 Royal Bank of Canada Aboriginal Awardshttp://scholarships.rbc.com/Overview.aspx
28 Canadian Hard of Hearing Assoc http://chha.ca/chha/scholarships-index.php
28 Hatfield Society Scholarship http://simonsecret.org/hatdetails.html
28 BCCPAC Educational Award http://bccpac.bc.ca/bccpac-educational-award
28 BC Government and Service Employees’ Unionhttp://www.bcgeu.ca/2013_bcgeu_scholarships
28 BC School Trustees Assoc Citizenship Awardhttp://www.bcsta.org:8080/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-68801/2012_Student_Citizenship_Award_package.pdf
28 Health Sciences Assoc of BC Aboriginal Bursaryhttp://www.hsabc.org/webuploads/files/member_services/education/2012_Aboriginal_Bursary.pdf
28 TRIUMF High School Fellowship http://www.triumf.ca/outreach/high-school-fellowship
28 Tzu Chi Bursary (to help School District students participate in non-school sponsored extra-curricular activities) http://www.sd42.ca/tzu-chi-bursaries
Spring (2012) Better Business Bureau Student Ethics Awardhttp://mbc.bbb.org/studentethicsaward/
1 Boys and Girls Club of Canada http://www.bgc-gv.bc.ca/content.asp?L=E&DocID=134
1 Canadian Association of Principals – Student Leadership Awardhttp://cdnprincipals.org/cap-student-leadership-award/
1 The Do Something Awards http://www.dosomething.org/programs/awards
1 Nature Vancouver http://www.naturevancouver.ca/scholarship
1 Padgett Business Services Scholarshiphttp://www.padgettwestisland.com/htmlsite/scholarship.html
4 Igniting Creative Energy Contest final deadline
7 Ken Dryden Scholarship http://www.youthincare.ca/work/
9 Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks Bursarieshttp://fbcyicn.ca/programs/education/dream-fund/
10 Begbie Contest http://canadashistory.ca/Awards/Begbie-Contest.aspx
11 RE/MAX “Quest for Excellence” Bursary program – deadline for online essay submissions (submission start date was Sept 10) http://www.remax-western.ca/quest-excellence
14 Dream Fund Bursaries (Education Achievement Bursary for post-secondary and Reach for Success Bursary for skill building activities)http://fbcyicn.ca/programs/education/dream-fund/
14 Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Awardhttp://bcathletics.wordpress.com/2011/02/15/jack-farley-youth-sports-achievement-award/
15 Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Awardhttp://sciencewriters.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/lampert2010_en.pdf
15 The Leonard Foundation www.leonardfnd.org/
15 Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarshiphttp://canucks.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=39604
18 Optimist Club of Coquitlam Oratorial Contesthttp://coquitlameveningoptimistclub.blogspot.com/
20 Ayn Rand ‘Anthem’ Essay Ccontesthttp://aynrandinstitute.ca/contests/anthem.htm
23 Garfield Weston College Awards http://www.garfieldwestonawards.ca/
25 Sears Canadian high School Design Competition http://www.dx.org/index.cfm?id=661430 Retail Institute Scholarship http://www.retaileducation.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50&Itemid=57
28 RBC Aboriginal Youth Leadership Scholarshiphttp://www.outwardbound.ca/_database/downloadit.asp?ID=344
30 Canadian Retail Institute http://www.retaileducation.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50&Itemid=57
31 $500 Acting Out Grad – Theatre Arts Scholarshiphttp://www.eventiq.com/scholarship
31 BC Association of Health Care Auxiliarieshttp://gwgraham.sd33.org/sites/default/files/BRITISH%20COLUMBIA%20ASSOCIATION%20OF%20HEALTH-CARE%20AUXILIARIES.pdf
31 BC Hydro Power Pioneershttp://www.powerpioneers.com/Community_Projects/youth_award.aspx
31 BC Innovation Council – Triumfhttp://www.triumf.ca/sites/default/files/Applicationformfillable.pdf
31 BC Soccer Associationhttp://www.bcsoccer.net/bcsa/COMMUNITY/ScholarshipApplications/tabid/156/Default.aspx
31 Border Memorial
31 Envision Financial Education Award
31 Howard Legacy Youth Fund https://www.bcadoption.com/scholarships
31 Irving K Barber Post-secondary scholarships http://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/
31 Irving K Barber Aboriginal Scholarshiphttp://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/aboriginal
31 Ministry of Education’s Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarshiphttp://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/awards/
31 Prospera Credit Unionhttps://www.prospera.ca/Community/CommPrograms/SupportEd/
1 Irving K Barber BC Aboriginal Awardhttp://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/aboriginal
1 BC Amateur Hockey http://www.bchockey.net/awards/scholarships.aspx
1 Community Newspaper Associationhttp://www.bccommunitynews.com/files/scholarships.html
1 Girl Guides of Canada http://www.girlguides.ca/scholarships
1 Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association http://www.pcaha.bc.ca/scholarships/
1 Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions “Study Habits” Scholarshiphttp://www.mortgagebrokermapleridge.ca/apply.php
1 Westminster Savingshttps://www.wscu.com/Personal/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/
4 Lattitude Global Volunteering and The United Nations Association in Canadahttp://ayscomputers.com/CONTESTRULES.pdf
5 BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) – for students with a proven passion for technology and a desire to work in a tech companyhttp://www.bctia.org/Community/Tech-Scholarship
6 Westminster Savings Youth In Action Awardshttps://www.wscu.com/Personal/InOurCommunity/Scholarships/
10 Canadian Iranian Foundation http://www.cif-bc.com/scholarship.html
11 Vancouver Film School Women in Games Scholarship: Game Design – Click here
11 Vancouver Film School Women in Games Scholarship: Programming for Games, Web & Mobile – Click here
13 BC School of Sports Boys Rugby http://www.bcssru.com/
13 Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Awardhttp://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/about-us/scholarships/
15 BC Hydro Aboriginal Awardshttp://www.bchydro.com/community/community_investment/scholarships.html?WT.mc_id=rd_scholarships
15 BC School of Sports Girls Fieldhockeyhttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/fieldhockey.php
15 Certified Management Accountants Scholarshiphttp://www.cmabc.com/index.cfm/ci_id/10113/la_id/1.htm
15 Certified General Accountant Scholarship http://www.cga-bc.org/become_a_cga.aspx?id=1820
15 New Car Dealers Foundation
15 New Relationship Trust Bursary http://www.newrelationshiptrust.ca/
15 Public Guardian & Trustee Educational Assistance Fundhttp://www.trustee.bc.ca/services/estate/edu_assistance.html
15 UBC Phi Delta Theta Fraternity (goes to housing costs; must join fraternity)
16 Canadian Club’s Maple Leaf Youth Awards (grades 10 – 12 can apply)http://www.canadianclubvancouver.com/contentpage.aspx?id=AwardsMapleLeafGeneral
20 BC School Superintendents Association contests (website design for grades 6 – 12; essay for grade 12)http://www.sd42.ca/sites/default/files/Superintendents%20Assoc_%20Tech_%20Scholarship%202011.pdf
23 BC Yukon & Community Newspapers Associationhttp://bccommunitynews.com/our-programs/scholarship
26 Ayn Rand ‘The Fountainhead’ Essay contesthttp://aynrandinstitute.ca/contests/the_fountainhead.htm
26 Canadian Scholarship Trust – One female award for the Guruparan Scholarship; one male award for the Winsor Scholarship; for pursuing diploma/degree in commerce/finance/business; parent must have no post secondary ed or received their post secondary ed outside of Canada http://www.cst.org/index.cfm?pagepath=Awards/Scholarships&id=40750
27 Jovens Vancouver Scholarship
29 Canadian Hospitality http://www.thechf.ca/scholarship-criteria
30 BC Arts Council Scholarshiphttp://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html
30 BC Hockey http://www.bchockey.net/awards/scholarships.aspx
30 Canadian Tourism College Scholarshiphttp://www.tourismcollege.com/scholarship-application
30 Education Facility Managers Assoc of BC (for dependents of school district employees in the school plant are ie. Maintenance or Custodial)http://www.efmabc.com/education/2014-bursaries
30 Fraser Valley Basketball Officials Association Scholarship (see file in Career Centre cabinet)
30 Lifetime Eyecare “Service Hero Achievement Scholarship”http://www.lifetimeeyecare.ca/lifetime-eyecare-service-hero-achievement-scholarship/
30 $500 Sweat Your Way to Grad – Athletics Scholarshiphttp://www.eventiq.com/scholarship
30 Your Favorite Car Scholarship www.vancouverdealerships.ca
1 BC School of Sports Track & Fieldhttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/track.php
1 Korean Canadian Children’s Association John Lim Scholarship (for students adopted from Korea into Canada) http://www.kccato.com/news.htm#scholar
1 Federation of Community Social Services BC http://www.fcssbc.ca/sf-docs/default-document-library/2013bursaryapplication.pdf
1 Canadian Blood Services Partners for Life Student Bursary
1 Phi Delta Theta (covers full housing for 1 school year at UBC)http://www.phideltathetafoundation.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&id=12&Itemid=31
1 Overwaitea Food Group and UFCW Local 1518 Scholarshipshttp://www.owfg.com/diversity
2 Fraser Valley Basketball Commission Bursary
2 The Federation of Community Social Services of BC Youth Education Bursaryhttp://www.fcssbc.ca/about/youth-bursary
3 Croatian Cultural Centrehttp://fpscholarships.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/croatian-cultural-centre-scholarship-application.pdf
3 Fraser Valley Basketball Commisssion Bursary http://fvbball.org/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=66
5 Ayn Rand ‘We the Living’ Essay contesthttp://aynrandinstitute.ca/contests/we_the_living.htm
7 BC School Sports Volleyballhttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/volleyball_boys.php
9 High School Volleyballhttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/volleyball_boys.php
12 Science World Barbara Brink Internship & $2,200 Scholhttp://www.scienceworld.ca/barbarabrink
14 ‘How has reading Ayn Rand’s novels affected you?’ Essay contesthttp://aynrandinstitute.ca/contests/ayn_rand_novels.htm
14 Royal Canadian Legion http://http://www.legion88.com/?s=bursary
15 Carol Thompson Memorial Fund (students with LD)http://www.ldalberta.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Scholarship_CT-criteria.pdf
15 Children of RBC Employees Scholarshiphttps://scholarships.rbc.com/Overview.aspx
15 Donald Cummings Apprenticeship (LD) http://www.ldalberta.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Scholarship_DCumming-Criteria.pdf
15 Doreen Kronick (post-sec program to support LD) http://www.ldalberta.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Scholarships_DKronick-Application.pdf
15 Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary http://www.ok2bblue.com/janice-lee-blue-wave-bursary/
15 Joanna Townsend Applied Arts (LD) http://www.ldalberta.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Scholarship_JT-Criteria-2010.pdf
15 Mission Creek Orthohttp://www.brandeis.edu/sfs/scholarships/outside/missioncreek.html
15 Stave Falls Elementary
16 Aboriginal Student Awards http://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/aboriginal
16 Fraser Valley Secondary Schools’ Athletic Association Scholarship
17 Canadian Hospitality Foundation College & University Entrance Scholarshipshttp://www.thechf.ca/scholarships
25 Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver www.scholarshipinfo.vcad.ca
30 Fraser Institute Essay contest http://www.fraserinstitute.org/education.aspx?pageid=160&terms=2013+video+contest
30 Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarshipwww.studentscholarships.org/dentistry_scholarships.php
30 Monsanto Fund for students entering their first year post secondary agricultural educationhttp://www.monsanto.ca/ourcommitments/Pages/OpportunityScholarship.aspx
30 New Image College of Fine Arts
31 21 African Canadians http://bbpa.org/events-programs/national-scholarships/
31 Association of BC Drama Educators Awardhttp://www.bcdramateachers.com/scholarship.html
31 Black Business & Professional Association http://bbpa.org/events-programs/national-scholarships/scholarships-eligibility-criteria/
31 BC Epilepsy Societyhttp://bcepilepsy.com/programs_and_services/Scholarships.aspx
31 BC Federation of Foster Parents Association Bursarieshttp://bcfosterparents.ca/bursaries/
31 BC Road Builders & Heavy Construction Assoc/Betty Spalton Scholarshiphttp://www.roadbuilders.bc.ca/education_fund.php
31 Canadian Scholarship Trust Learning Matters Education Charity Bursaryhttp://www.cst.org/index.cfm?pagePath=Awards_Bursaries/Bursaries&id=15123
31 Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Society
31 Italian Cultural Centre Vancouver http://italianculturalcentre.ca/italian-school/scholarships/
31 Learning Matters Bursary http://www.cst.org/index.cfm?pagepath=&id=15123
31 LM Scholarship www.forklifttrainingvancouver.com
31 $500 Making Grad Great – Graduation Scholarshiphttp://www.eventiq.com/scholarship
31 Panhellenic Association Scholarship http://www.ubcsororities.com/about-us/panhellenic-council/
31 Pat Fletcher Golf Bursary www.patfletcher.com/#en_selection
31 Stacy Levitt Women & Sport Memorial Scholarshiphttp://www.caaws.ca/e/grants/levitt/
31 Tzu Chi Bursary (to help School District students participate in non-school sponsored extra-curricular activities) http://www.sd42.ca/tzu-chi-bursaries
31 UBC Aboriginal and Affiliation Awardshttp://www.students.ubc.ca/finance/types-of-financial-support/scholarships-awards/awards-for-aboriginal-students/
1 Fraser Institute Student essay Contest http://www.fraserinstitute.org/education-programs/students/essay-contest.aspx
1 Kayak Kids Illustrated History Challenge (ages 7-14)http://canadashistory.ca/Awards/Kayak-Kids-Illustrated-History-Challenge.aspx
1 Odenza Vacations College Scholarship www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com
1 Vancouver Police Museumhttp://www.vancouverpolicemuseum.ca/Scholarship.htm
2 Got a Spine Scholarshipwww.studentscholarships.org/2014_college_scholarships.php
3 Canada Post Literacy Awardshttp://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/aboutus/community/literacy/awards/default.jsf
8 BC School Sport Badmintonhttp://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/sports/badminton.php
14 Looking Glass Foundation 1, $5,000; 2, $2,500 Scholarships supporting full time students who have been treated by a professional/clinician or an eating disorder http://www.lookingglassbc.com/2013/04/looking-glass-invites-applications-for-the-aspire-to-higher-scholarship/
14 South Asian Family Association (info in Career Centre file cabinet)
15 AIA and the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Program http://www.aiacanada.com/scholarships.cfm?itemid=3490&smocid=1350
15 Canadian Health Care Academy
15 Canadian Hospitality Foundation http://www.thechf.ca/scholarships
15 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame http://www.cdnmedhall.org/student-programs
15 Confratellanza Italo Canadese Award
15 Credit Union Foundation of BC (for classes starting in spring or summer)http://www.cufoundation.org/storage/forms/Application%20form%202011.pdf
15 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship www.usedforkliftsbritishcolumbia.ca
16 Education First Global Citizen Scholarship www.eftours.ca/Epic
17 New Relationship Trust Scholarship http://www.newrelationshiptrust.ca/
20 Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Society Essay Competitionhttp://www.ttcsbc.org/services/scholarships
25 APEG Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC http://www.apeg.bc.ca
27 Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BChttp://www.apeg.bc.ca/students/scholarships/entrancescholarship.html
29 Alexandra Foundation for Neighbourhood Houses/Elmer Helm Youth Fundhttp://alexandrafoundation.org/elmer-helm-youth-fund.php
30 The AbbVie IBD Scholarship (for students with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis) http://www.ibdscholarship.ca/EN/applicaton-process.php
30 ArtLit writing contest http://www.alrawiya.org/arts/artlit/index.html?gclid=CLa20riwlK4CFQ5ihwodcgMnKA
30 Fraser Institute Economic Comic contest (grades 10, 11, 12)http://www.fraserinstitute.org/education-programs/students/economic-comic-contest.aspx
30 Great Questions of Canada Essay competitionhttp://www.greatquestions.com/en/Rules.html
30 Lift Parts Express Scholarship www.forkliftsbritishcolumbia.ca
30 National Union of Public and General Employees (4 scholarships available)http://www.nupge.ca/scholarships
30 New Relationship Trusthttp://www.newrelationshiptrust.ca/initiatives/education
30 Royal Canadian Golf Association www.rcga.org/scholarships
30 Weyerhauser Diversity Education Awards
Gymnastics BC http://gymnastics.bc.ca/view_doc_by_id.php?id=850
1 ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay contest http://www.alba-valb.org/participate/essay-contest
1 Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) – BC Region ‘Steel Scholarship (website/application form will be available during May, 2014)
11 Dream Fund Bursaries (Education Achievement Bursary for post-secondary and Reach for Success Bursary for skill building activities)http://fbcyicn.ca/programs/education/dream-fund/
13 Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks Bursarieshttp://fbcyicn.ca/programs/education/dream-fund/
14 Phi Gamma Delta http://www.pigam.org/Scholarships.html
15 Automotive Award www.aiacanada.com
15 Canadian Blood Services, Partners for Life Student Bursary Program
15 Cerebral Palsy Association of BC www.bccerebralpalsy.com
15 CUPE Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarshiphttp://www.cupe.bc.ca/resources/bursaries
28 Khalsa Credit Union
29 BC Electrical Association http://www.bcea.bc.ca/scholarship.php
30 United Steel Workers Scholarshiphttp://www.usw.ca/workplace/education/scholarships?id=0010
31 BC Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association’s Betty Spalton Scholarshipwww.roadbuilders.bc.ca/education_fund.php
31 Icelandic Canadian Club of BChttp://www.inlofna.org/ICCBC/ICCBC_Scholarships.html
15 Jeremy Dias (initiatives against discrimination)www.jersvision.org/en/programs/jeremy-dias-scholarship
20 Father Emmanuele Rosaia Scholarship
20 Lovison Family Memorial Scholarship
29 Bill Kehler Memorial Award for Broadcasting, Agriculture or Rodeohttp://www.northlands.com/bill-kehler-memorial-scholarship
29 Larry Ashley Scholarship Program http://canucks.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=39604