Don't forget to check the SD 42 awards page for new scholarship updates at htt p://schools.sd42.ca/scholarships/other-awards/
Other Scholarship Websites:
BC Scholarships: The #1 High School and University Resource for BC Students
Awards: Passport to Education and Scholarships A BC Ministry site providing information about “Passport to Education” and scholarships. The site also provides links to other sites for awards and scholarships, including BC Awards Online.
BC’s Leading Source for Finding Scholarship Money
Canada’s scholarship website. Search through our extensive database to find scholarships, bursaries and grants. You’ll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning.
StudentAidBC: Info on student loans, grants, and scholarships
CanLearn is the source for interactive information and tools designed to help you save, plan and pay for post-secondary education.
Canadian‐Universities: A guide to Canadian universities and community colleges. Information about every university and college in Canada along with their available programs. Expanded information for professional schools. Site also includes information for getting into university, resources for current and students who have graduated.
Canadian University Scholarships: Alphabetically listed scholarship sources that are available for Canadian university students together with names of universities/ colleges some or all of these scholarships are available for. Where possible, we have listed, together with each scholarship, the website that is associated with it. At other times, we have provided email address or telephone number as contact number. Visit our Canadian student loans page for information on loans.
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships
Government of Canada website on International Scholarships Program
The Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary honours the legacy of Janice Lee, an 18-year-old who struggled with depression and anxiety for six years and took her own life in 2006. The following year, Blue Wave was created by her family to help break the silence around mental illness in teens and to provide support earlier. The vision of the Janice Lee Blue Wave bursary program is to invest in the resilience, wisdom and potential of young people and to reduce some of the barriers during the major transition from high school to higher education.
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
Top 10 Scholarships in Canada for International Students
Scholarships for Non-Canadians (Government of Canada Website)
Canadian Scholarship Information for International Students
FOR SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS:
National Educational Association of Disabled Students
FOR ABORIGINAL STUDENTS:
Aboriginal Learning Links
AMMSA Scholarships Directory
Bursary and Scholarship Awards for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Students
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The following is a list of scholarships that are accepting applications:
The 2017/18 Loran Scholarship applications are available NOW! Over 100 scholarships available, upto $100,000!
Visit www.loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/information-for-schools/ for details/poster and application details. Important dates:
October 19 – Deadline for all sponsored applications to be submitted, including the reference form and school sponsorship confirmation.
October 26 – Deadline for all direct pool applications, including the reference form.
Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary
- under 20?
- experience of metal health or substance abuse problem?
- off to post-secondary in BC?
Apply for the Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary
2 x $750 awards
Deadline: May 31, 2017
AUTOMOTIVE RETAILERS FOUNDATION INC.
The bursaries were developed to aid low-income individuals ($40K or less combined family income) enrolled in a post-secondary automotive industry related training program. Selected candidates receive a $1,000 (Canadian) bursary. While all students enrolled in an automotive related program are encouraged to apply, priority in awarding bursaries is given to those who demonstrate the greatest financial need.
In 2017, the following 7 awards will be offered:
ARFI – Bob Clarke Memorial $1,000 (quantity 1)
ARFI – BC Auto Recyclers Bursary $1,000 (quantity 2)
ARFI – Scholarship – Automotive Career Development $1,000 (quantity 2)
ARFI – Scholarship – Apprenticeship – 2nd year applicants $1,000 (quantity 1)
ARFI – Scholarship – Apprenticeship – 3rd year applicants $1,000 (quantity 1)
Please scan and email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to the following address:
Automotive Retailers Foundation Inc.
1-8980 Fraserwood Court
Burnaby, BC, V5J 5H7
For Application Form visit: http://www.ara.bc.ca/foundation/
Deadline: June 30, 2017
BRANCH 88 MAPLE RIDGE HAS 6 $2000.00 BURSARIES TO HELP YOU CONTINUE YOUR EDUCATION!
The student must be a resident of either Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows.
The criteria has not changed, with financial need being the main consideration and the family income will be used to determine that.
The bursary application can be picked up at Legion office Tue-Sat between 12 and 4. It can also be downloaded from the Legion website
http://www.legion88.com, Legion info, info, 2016 Bursaries, Bursaries application.
The only change to last years poster is the addition of our Website information.
DEADLINE: May 14, 2017
The Educational Facility Managers Assoc. of British Columbia is pleased to offer four $1000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2016/17 school year.
Bursaries are offered to secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post-secondary educational institution. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs.
Preference will be given to students entering the fields of engineering, architecture, or building technology. Should there not be suitable applications received in these fields, students in other courses of study will be considered, however, all applicants MUST be dependents of school district employees in the school plant area (i.e. Maintenance or Custodial).
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Applications now being accepting from student leaders in the province of British Columbia who will be entering their first year of post secondary education in September 2017, who are in good academic standing and that have made exceptional contributions to:
- 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.
For more information and to access the application form, click here:http://canucks.ice.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=88558
Deadline to apply: March 15, 2017
AUTOMOTIVE RETAILERS FOUNDATION is offering seven awards!
In order to help students to gain the training and experience they need to become certified technicians the ARFI is offering seven awards of $1,000 each. The awards comprise of two Scholarships and five bursaries.
The Automotive Retailers Foundation (ARFI) governs all scholarships and bursaries (e.g.Bob Clarke Scholarship and BC Auto Recyclers Bursary) awarded through the Foundation. Governance is independent of any outside interest and remains solely in accordance with the Foundation’s articles of incorporation.
In 2017, the following 7 awards will be offered:
ARFI – Bob Clarke Memorial $1000 (quantity 1)
ARFI – BC Auto Recyclers Bursary $1000 (quantity 2)
ARFI – Scholarship – Automotive Trades Development $1000 (quantity 2)
ARFI – Scholarship – Apprenticeship – 2nd year applicants $1000 (quantity 1)
ARFI – Scholarship – Apprenticeship – 3rd year applicants $1000 (quantity 1)
Here is the link to the outlines and application forms for the ARFI awards.
The Foundation would like your help in promoting the awards to your students and encouraging them to apply. Steven, we thank you in advance for your time and assistance in helping students to find the help and training they need to succeed.
BCGEU 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS
Applicants must be a BCGEU member; or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff. In addition to the application, you will be asked to provide a 400 to 500-word answer to an essay question: “What are the benefits of belonging to the BCGEU?”
Deadline for applications and essay: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Apply now online at: www.bcgeu/2017scholarships
Douglas College Entrance Awards and Scholarships for students entering Douglas College this September directly from high school! Online applications open February 1st.
Deadline for applications: April 1st
BCIT – Entrace Awards for Incoming Students!
* August 5, 2017 for programs starting April 2017
* January 6, 2018 for programs starting December 2017
Stacey Levitt Memorial Award
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
About the Award… Living a Long Life to the Fullest The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award was created in memory and celebration of her life. On August 30, 1995, Stacey was struck and killed by a car while jogging in North Toronto. She was only 18 years old. Stacey loved life, and this annual student award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals, and Parachute’s overarching goal of a long life lived to the fullest, while maintaining an approach that is rooted in risk management and injury prevention. The selected recipient will receive $2,500 to do just that.
Eligibility: The award is open to anyone currently attending a Canadian secondary school. The deadline to apply is March 01, 2017. The successful recipient will be selected by the Levitt family and announced on April 30, 2017. Submissions If not submitting online, please send your application form, essay and letter of recommendation to Parachute by email, fax or mail.
Email: email@example.com Fax: 416.596.2721 Mail: 150 Eglinton Ave. E, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M4P 1E8
Tim Horton’s Scholarship Program employees and families
Deadline date to apply: February 2017
Overwaitea Food Group is offering 10 scholarships of $1000.00 each. For details and to apply for the Overwaitea Joint Diversity Scholarship visit http://www.owfg.com/diversity
Mission Community Foundation has several scholarships and bursaries available to students in Mission graduating this year.
Go to our website at: www.missioncommunityfoundation.org and select Bursaries & Scholarships. Forms are ONLINE and easy to use.
Talk to your Scholarship Advisor for further details. Alternately you can contact our Office Manager at 604.826.5322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All applicants must be available for interview April 4,5,6, 2017. GOOD LUCK to all who apply.
BC School Sports Scholarships is please to announce a Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship. There will be two scholarships of $500 each that will be awarded to one male and one female student who truly excels as a student-athlete. Applicants must have competed in at least two BCSS approved sports during grade 12. Unsuccessful applicants for the Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship will automatically be considered for their respective Zone Scholarship. (Please do not complete two applications) Application Deadline: May 1, 2017 More information on the scholarships, including specific criteria and application instructions may be found on our website: http://www.bcschoolsports.ca/recognition
BC School Sports Scholarships also has a Zone Scholarship. Applicants must have competed in at lease one BCSS approved sport during grade 12. They must be enrolled in a BC School who are graduating this year and will be entering thru first year of full-time studies in a Canadian University or College. Applicants must have demonstrated exceptional athletic achievement in a BCSS sanctioned sport, have a minimum grade percentage of 75% and have demonstrated outstanding service and leadership in school and/or community. Two scholarships for $500 will be awarded (one male an one female).
BC Dairy Association Scholarships (2 x $500)
To qualify, applicants must have competed in BCSS approved sports, specifically GYMNASTICS or TRACK & FIELD during the applicant’s grade 12 school year. Applicants must be enrol in a BC secondary ,ember school, be radiating 2016-17 school year and will be entering their full-time studies in a Canadian University or College. Applicants must have demonstrated school spirit, a healthy lifestyle and community involvement in order to be considered. Visit www.bcschoolsports.ca
Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary – now closed
There is still time to apply for this year’s Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary. This is a fantastic opportunity for BC youth with experience of mental health or substance use problems to vie for one of three awards of $750.
Deadline to apply is June 1, 2016. You must be under 20 to apply, and planning to attend post-secondary by January 2017. Applications are submitted entirely online.
Maple Ridge Hyundai Scholarship 3 awards at $1,000 (1 for Maple Ridge Secondary, Pitt Meadows Secondary, Westview Secondary)
Please see SD42 Scholarship Booklet for details.
Maple Ridge Choral Society Award Value: $200
Description: MRCS is an inclusive, non-auditioning adult choir. Our repertoire includes choral music, popular music and everything in between. This award was established to encourage students pursuing a career in voice.
Eligibility: Available to any student in Grade 12 who is graduating from a School District 42 secondary school.
- be attending an accredit post-secondary institution
- provide a letter outlining current experience and future aspirations in voice
- include two letters of reference
- payment will be issued upon proof of enrollment in voice training.
Deadline: March 31, 2017
BC Aviation Council members recognize the financial pressures faced by students pursuing studies in aviation and aerospace, and the BCAC provides scholarships and awards for students on an annual basis.
Students actively pursuing studies in the following fields can apply for cash awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000:
• commercial pilot
• aviation maintenance
• airport operations
• private pilot
• flight instructor
Click on each scholarship to review the criteria and to submit a nomination. If you have any questions, contact the BCAC Administrator at email@example.com or 604-278-9330.
June 30, 2017 – The BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum awards two Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Awards.
These scholarships are awarded to one outstanding male and one outstanding female amateur athlete graduating from a BC secondary school.
These students will excel in a particular sport and exemplify the values, commitment and contribution to the community held by Jack Farley, an honoured member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Winners will receive $2,000, which is to be applied to their education at a post-secondary institution here in British Columbia. Applicants must be graduating from grade 12 and demonstrate that they plan to attend a registered college or university in British Columbia within 12 months of graduation.
Deadline for applications is June 30, 2017.
BCIT has numerous Entrance Awards for up to $4000 each. For more information and to download application packages visit BCIT Student Financial Aid & Awards
TCF – Cmolik Foundation Award Scholarship – Applications must be received by the Foundation by the last Friday in February. Applications, eligibility requirements and directions on how to apply can be found on our website at http://www.thecmolikfoundation.com/scholarship-criteria-policies.
April 11, 2017 – Kwantlen Polytechnic University Entrance Scholarships and Awards for 2017 enrolment is available.
Students who are being admitted to KPU for the first time in the Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 are invited to apply for entrance scholarships and awards. KPU offers two types:
South Asian Family Association Scholarship: The South Asian Family Association is proud to offer three scholarships in the amount of $1000. Please download and forward the completed scholarship form to the respective Scholarship Committees at your high school.
Applying to UFV? Entrance scholarship available. Visit ufv.ca/entrance-scholarships
UFV ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS
If you are enrolling at UFV in the academic year immediately following your high school graduation, you may qualify for a UFV Entrance Scholarship award. Recipients are selected based on academic excellence, community/school involvement, volunteer experience, and leadership endeavours.
NEW DEADLINES: MARCH 1 / TRADES: SEPTEMBER 1
NEW APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online through your MyUFV account
Calculation of GPA
Calculation of Entrance Scholarship GPAs are based on grade 12 courses only.
Provincial Examinations and Approved Grade 12 Courses
UFV does not require provincial examinations, but high school graduation requires provincial exams in some subjects. If you wrote provincial exams, the higher of your school mark or your blended grade (school mark and provincial exam mark combined) is used for GPA calculation.
Applications are not complete until all supporting documentation is submitted to the UFV Financial Aid and Awards office, on or before the application deadline. Please make sure you submit the following:
• Two current letters of recommendation
1. A letter from principal/vice principal/teacher/instructor
2. A letter from a person who can verify and comment on your participation in school or community activities
• Your current transcript. Mature students must submit a transcript showing most recently completed educational credits.
• Any other supporting documentation as per entrance scholarship criteria
March 13, 2017 – QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE: Remax of Canada will reward 16 bursaries of $1,000 each. Deadline to apply is: March 13, 2017. Enter at Enter now!
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (UNBC): Did you know that if you submit your application for admission before December 15th you will be automatically eligible for their early entrance awards. For more information please visit: http://www.unbc.ca/financial-aid/undergraduate-awards.
2017-2018 Awards Competition
The next main awards competition for 2017-2018 Awards (award disbursement in Sept 2017/Jan 2018) is open now and will remain open until March 1, 2017.
Early Entrance Awards for Grade 12 Students – Entering UNBC September 2017
Award offers for the Early Entrance Award category will be mailed to recipients in early February 2017.
NOTE: Students who have applied for Early Entrance Awards can also apply for and be considered for other categories of UNBC awards (Entrance Awards & General Awards) up until March 1st, 2017. If supporting documents have been supplied for one award category they can be used for other awards (i.e. reference letters for Early Entrance Awards can be used for any awards under the Entrance Awards category as well). This enables students/referees to not have so supply so many copies of supporting documentation.
February 28, 2017- RBC STUDENTS LEADING CHANGE SCHOLARSHIPS – 15 scholarships @ $10,000. Looking for students who show a passion to lead and inspire positive change in their community. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2017.
We are awarding a total of 15 RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships worth $10,000 each. There will be 8 scholarships awarded to graduating high school students and 7 scholarships awarded to students enrolled in any year of post-secondary studies.
Exclusive to RBC Royal Bank student clients
Although eligible for all 15 scholarships, 3 scholarships per student category (total of 6) will be reserved exclusively for RBC Royal Bank student clients. To qualify, you must be an RBC Royal Bank client from February 28, 2017 through to the winner announcement date.
Do you want to KNOW ABOUT UNIVERSITIES IN ONTARIO then check out the following website. Everything from programs offered to scholarships to tuition costs etc. at http://www.electronicinfo.ca/universities
Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver is offering up to $150,000 in scholarships. Visit http://www.vcad.ca/admissions/scholarships/
University of Toronto National Book Awards – for students applying to U of T. PMSS is allowed to choose one outstanding student on the to receive a National Book Award and that student may then apply to U of T scholarships. If interested in being nominated, please see Miss. Griffin or Mrs. Umlah.
Jan 31, 2017 – Erm Fiorillo – Hal Davis CKNW Orphans’ Fund Bursary at Simon Fraser University. The bursary is valued at $6,000 per academic year for up to four years.
One bursary will be awarded annually, on the basis of demonstrated financial need, to an undergraduate student who is entering Simon Fraser University from a BC secondary school or college.
To be eligible, applicants must be a single parent. Regular secondary school applicants must have a minimum admissions average of 80% for the Faculty they have applied to (not rounded up) and IB diploma applicants must have the IB diploma score required for admission, and college applicants must have a minimum transfer GPA of 2.5 (not rounded up).
Entrance Award and Bursary Applicants coming from a BC/Yukon regular secondary school must self-report their grades by the deadline date.
Visit Simon Fraser Awards for more Scholarships!
Douglas College Entrance Bursary – http://www.douglascollege.ca/student-services/financial/financial-aid/scholarships/entrance-scholarships
Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Award – is offering scholarships: Standing Tall Award (59 at $2,500). Interested applicants must:
- 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 June 2017 in one of 23 School Districts in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, mid and southern Vancouver Island and Kelowna
- plan to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in Fall 2017
Otter Co-op Scholarship – STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Otter Farm & Home Co-operative offers eight $1000.00 open scholarships to grade twelve students and two $1000.00 open scholarships to a post secondary or mature student. Applicant’s immediate family (parent/grandparent/guardians) must have been active members of Otter Co-op for more than one year and have purchased in excess of $2,000 during the previous year.
Please read Application Rules and Regulations before submitting.
All applications and other documents must be submitted by April 30th via one of the following methods:
- emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- or by mail to Otter Co-op, 3650 – 248 Street, Aldergrove, BC V4W 1X7, Attention: Merilee
- or hand delivered to the Administration Office, Attention: Merilee
Student Scholarship Application Form (Fill-able) PDF File
Mature Student Scholarship Application Form (Fill-able) PDF File
Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship is providing 65 scholarships to deserving high school students across the country entering their first year of post secondary education in agriculture at a Canadian College or University. Each scholarship is valued at $1,500 and applications must be post-marked no later than June 15, 2016. Visit http://www.monsanto.ca/ourcommitments/Pages/OpportunityScholarship.aspx for details.
The BC Arts Council (BCAC) provides scholarship funding of up to $6000 per year to BC students seeking world-class opportunities to study the arts, Community, Sport & Cultural Development. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2017. Visit http://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html
The Adoptive Families Association of BC is pleased to announce the launch of our new bursary program. With the generous support of private donors, our youth services now offer financial assistance to youth in and from government care who are pursuing academic and career goals. The Howard Legacy Youth Fund will provide an opportunity for youth to study at any post-secondary level academic, technical, or vocational institute in BC. Visit https://www.bcadoption.com/scholarships
Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council Scholarships are due April 3rd, 2017. For details visit the career centre or go to: http://www.theactmapleridge.org/scholarships
Closed – National Union of Public and General Employees is offering four scholarships to students who plan to enter the first year of a public, post secondary educational institution full time in 2016-17 and who are children/grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of a National Union member. Further information may be obtained from the enclosed information and applications forms. Visit http://nupge.ca/content/3706/national-unions-scholarship-program-2016
Are you the next great producer? Win a $25,000 scholarship from Nimbus School of Recording arts. Visit www.nimbusmixcontest.ca for details!
Dalhousie University Entrance Scholarship/Bursary deadline is March 15th (except Harrison McCain Scholarship due date March 1st).
To be eligible for entrance awards, students must:
– apply for admission to Dalhousie directly from high school (gap years are acceptable if the applicant has not attended another post-secondary institution)
– submit a complete application for admission by March 15
– submit a complete General Entrance Award application by March 15
– have a minimum 80% admission average or 26 predicted/anticipated IB Diploma points. The admission average is calculated based upon the five required courses for the program to which the student has applied.
Dalhousie awards more than 2,000 entrance awards to our first year class including:
– One time entrance scholarships valued between $500 and $3,000
– Renewable entrance scholarships valued between $4,000 and $8,000 per year
– Awards based on specific criteria (ie high school attended, program, home province, extra curricular activities etc) ranging from $1,000 one time awards to $20,000 per year.
Awards Requiring Separate Applications (Deadlines Vary)
Schulich Leader Scholarships – 2 available
Value: $100,000 (Engineering) or $80,000 (Science and Math)
Open to: Applicants entering Dalhousie University directly from a Canadian high school. Awarded based on academic merit, leadership, and financial need (at least two of these three criteria). See the website for a complete list of eligible programs.
Details: A nomination from your high school is required. Contact your Guidance Counsellor for more details.
Deadline: February 1, 2017
Fountain Performing Arts Undergraduate Scholarships – 8 available
Value: $16,000 ($4,000 per year)
Open to: Applicants entering Dalhousie University directly from high school into the Music program or who intend to major in Theatre.
Details: Supporting documents are required based on area of study – see the Fountain School of Performing Arts website for more details.
Deadline: Complete application for admission due by March 1 (Music students) or March 15 (Theatre students). Supporting documents due by March 15 (Music and Theatre).
Harrison McCain Scholarships
Value: $16,000 ($4,000 per year)
Open to: High school applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents. High school applicants who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and entering a program in the Faculty of Agriculture (excluding Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technology, and others intending to pursue veterinary studies) or the School of Nursing.
Details: Scholarships will be given to students with demonstrated financial need, a recognized initiative to funding their own education who possess strong leadership abilities.
Deadline: postmarked by March 1
Bachelor of Computer Science and Bachelor of Informatics Entrance Scholarships – at least 4 available
Value: $5,000 each
Open to: Applicants entering the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Informatics program directly from high school.
Details: Additional supporting documentation is required – see the Faculty of Computer Science website for more details.
Deadline: March 15
Dykeview Farms Ltd. Scholarship
Open to: Nova Scotia students entering any program in the Faculty of Agriculture directly from high school.
Details: Selection is based on financial need, community involvement and academic performance.
Deadline: May 1
Bissett Scholarship (renewable) – 1 available
Value: $24,000 ($6,000 per year)
Open to: Applicants from Cole Harbour High School, NS entering eligible programs in the Faculty of Architecture & Planning, Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Professions, Management, or Science.
Deadline: Contact the Cole Harbour Guidance Office for an application.
Visit dal.ca/scholarships for details.