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Scholarships

Grade 12 Students

Do you need Funding towards your Post Secondary Education?
Scholarships, Grants and Bursaries available!
Check out this page!
Apply today
​A Step By Step Guide on How to Apply for Scholarships:
How to apply for scholarships.pdf
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Please submit applications:
ASTSBC Scholarship-Fillable.pdf

JUL 31/19 DCCI Scholarship for 'Canadian Students with Disabilities' Deadline to Apply
Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping Canadian high school students with a documented disability, achieve their goals in higher education or vocation with a $1,000 scholarship towards tuition at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution during the 2019/2020 academic year. Students must be studying in the field of health care, criminal justice or community & social services.

To apply, submit an original essay of 500-700 words with the following topic: “How your disability shaped your decision to study the program you chose”

IMPORTANT: Applicants must only use the form in the link to submit their application. DO NOT submit your application in any other way as it will not be considered
You must combine your essay & eligibility documents into a single PDF document (no larger than 16MB) and upload it when submitting the application by the July 31/19 3 PM deadline.

For details and the application form visit:
​https://disabilitycreditcanada.com/dcci-scholarship-for-canadian-students-with-disabilities/

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​Student Aid BC will help with financing your post secondary education:

SEPT 20/19 – BCPVPA Student Scholarships Deadline – The BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association annually awards up to 20 scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, to students who are graduating from the BC public school system and will proceed to a post-secondary institution, including trades.  Applications must be received on or before September 20, 2019 by:
BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association
Student Scholarships
#200 – 525 10th Avenue West, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1K9
Applications must be mailed, sent by courier or delivered in person. . More information and an application are available here:  https://bcpvpa.bc.ca/student-scholarships/
SEPT 30/19 - BCRPVPA Bursary/scholarships Deadline The British Columbia Retired Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association (BCRPVPA) awards up
to five (5) bursaries/scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, to students who graduate from the BC public school system and who are continuing their education at an accredited postsecondary institution in CANADA.  Applicants who are pursuing education in trades, technical and career fields, as well as those
entering universities and colleges, are encouraged to apply.  Applicants will be judged on their academic achievements and demonstrated leadership and service activities both within the school and community. Financial need of applicants will also be considered.  ​All completed applications must be postmarked on or before September 30th of the year in which you register in your program of studies. Faxed submissions are not permitted.  Please mail/courier/hand-deliver the completed applications to:
BC Retired Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association -  #200 – 525 West 10th Avenue - Vancouver, BC V5Z 1K9.  
Details and the application form:  https://bcrpvpa.ca/

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What is ScholarTree?

ScholarTree is an online platform that helps students pay for their education through scholarships

https://scholartree.ca/

SEPT 6/19 - The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC Bursary Program Deadline - Open to any student, in BC, 17 years and older wishing to attend an institute of higher learning in the following year.  The funds for this bursary have been jointly funded by the Kinsmen Foundation and the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC.
Criteria, 
  • The student must provide documentation that they have Cerebral Palsy.
  • The student must be planning to attend a post secondary institution or training program during the following year.  
  • The student must show proof that they are over the age of 17 or provide their School Completion Certificate or Diploma.  
  • The student must submit a short biography and explain their future plans. This biography should include any information that will be useful to the selection committee.  This would include program requirements that have been met, extra-curricular activities and outside interests.
  • The student should submit at least two letters of reference and one should be from a teacher, doctor or employer.
Hand-written applications will not be accepted. Please fill-in your information by typing in the answers to all questions directly into the 2019 Tanabe Bursary application form.
Applications are open on Friday July 19th, 2019 and close on Friday, September 6th, 2019. Successful applicants will be required to complete 30 hours of community service during their academic year in order to be considered for a bursary in subsequent years.  Details and application form:  https://www.bccerebralpalsy.com/programs/education-bursaries/
Jul 4/19 National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) Scholarships Application Deadline
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 scholarship@nupge.ca.
 

Horatio Alger Vocational & Technical Education Scholarships

25 $3,000 Scholarships funded through the generosity of the Members of the Horatio Alger Association of Canada

The Vocational & Technical Education Scholarships are awarded to eligible students across all provinces and territories in Canada.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Horatio Alger Vocation and Technical Education Scholarship Program, an applicant must:

  • Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by Spring
  • Be enrolled in a 3 years or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment
  • Demonstrated critical financial need
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a Canadian citizen





JUNE - JULY DEADLINES 
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Elmer Helm Youth Fund

www.alexandrafoundation.org/elmer-helm-youth-fund.php

BigSun Scholarship deadline

http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

BC Sports Hall of Fame Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Awards

http://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/education/scholarships/

Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary

http://www.ok2bblue.com/janice-lee-blue-wave-bursary/

Nelson Education Scholarship

http://www.alexandrafoundation.org/elmer-helm-youth-fund.php

New Relationship Trust (NRT) Foundation Scholarship Awards

http://www.newrelationshiptrust.ca/

Disability Awards in BC

http://www.disabilityawards.ca/category/provinces/british-columbia/

South Asian Family Association (SAFA) Scholarship

http://www.safa.ca/safa-scholarships

Abbott & Fenner (Business Consultants) Scholarship

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Annually AIA and the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Program

https://www.aiacanada.com/sponsorship.html

Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC Essay Scholarships

https://www.ttcsbc.org/social-services/scholarships/

Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) High School Scholarships

Entrance and Entrance Transfer scholarships

https://www.apeg.bc.ca/For-Students/Scholarships/APEGBC-High-School-Scholarships

Public Workers Association of BC - PWABC Scholarship

http://www.pwabc.ca/awards/scholarship-program/

Looking Glass Foundation For Eating Disorders

www.lookingglassbc.com/scholarship/apply

The National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarship

https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2019

Lovison Family Memorial Scholarship & Father Emmanuele Rosaia Scholarship

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ASTTBC (Associated Science Technicians and Technologists of BC) Bursary

http://asttbc.org/about/foundation/about.php

The BC Electrical Association Bursary and Scholarships

http://www.bcea.bc.ca/scholarship_bursary.php

AUGUST - SEPTEMBER DEADLINES

BC Junior Golf Association Gerry Walker Memorial Scholarship Deadline

http://www.britishcolumbiagolf.org/funding/scholarships

The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC Tanabe Bursary

http://bccerebralpalsy.com/programs/education-bursaries/

Zajac Scholarship from BC Centre for Ability

http://www.centreforability.bc.ca/?page=80

BC Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association (BCPVPA) Student Scholarships deadline

http://bcpvpa.bc.ca/student-scholarships/

BC Green Games Contest

https://www.bcgreengames.ca/

BC Retired Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association (BCRPVPA) Scholarship

http://bcrpvpa.ca/docs/BCR_Scholarship.pdf


Aug 5/19 BCIT Entrance Awards are available to students who are planning to attend BCIT commencing April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

 

Up to 25 BCIT President’s Entrance Awards, available only to current High School students
Valued up to $4,000 each.
Deadline: August 5, 2019
 
Over 125 additional BCIT Entrance Awards
Valued up to $6,000 each.
Deadlines: August 5, 2019 and/or January 6, 2020

More information about BCIT Entrance Awards and the application forms can be found at: https://www.bcit.ca/finaid/awards/entawdapp.shtml


Applications for the 2019/2020 year will open on September 4, 2019. TD Trust Community Scholarships Deadline TD Scholarships for Community Leadership include up to 10,000 for tuition and $7,500 for living expenses max over 4 years.   Open to students across Canada who have demonstrated community leadership, are in the final year of high school (outside Quebec) or CEGEP (in Quebec) and have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year.  Community leadership includes consistent and outstanding dedication to solving a community problem or making their community a better place.   
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NOV 1& JAN 31st of each year - The TEAL Charitable Foundation (TCF) offers ten awards and scholarships to support English language educators, learners and projects each year. The two deadlines for applying for a TCF award or scholarship are November 1st and January 31st of each year. How to Apply:  There is not one standard application form because each BC TEAL award is unique. To find out how to apply for a BC TEAL award or scholarship, please review the application procedure found on this page:

https://www.bcteal.org/teal-charitable-foundation/#tcf_awards___038__how_to_apply page 


JAN 31 of each year -  DB Perks & Lifesaving Society Scholarships Deadline - The Lifesaving Society offers the annual DB Perks Scholarship program 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. 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. For more information, visit:

http://www.lifesaving.bc.ca/db-perks-lifesaving-society-scholarships