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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 and APPLY TODAY!
​A Step By Step Guide on How to Apply for Scholarships
How to apply for scholarships.pdf

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Scholarships for International Students in Canada
https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/non_can/index.aspx?lang=eng
https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/scholarship-advice/scholarships-study-canada
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Please submit applications:
ASTSBC Scholarship-Fillable.pdf

Dec 1/2019 deadline for the 45th annual Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition

Trustee Scholars rank at the top of their classes and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their schools and communities. Scholarship recipients are selected by a faculty committee from a competitive pool of applicants after rigorous review. The Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees for four years.

To be considered, students must submit their application for admission with one Trustee Scholarship essay by December 1, 2019. Go to: http://www.bu.edu/admissions/tuition-aid/scholarships-financial-aid/first-year-merit/trustee/

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

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What is ScholarTree?

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

https://scholartree.ca/

Dec 15/19 SFU Entrance Scholarship

Dec 15/19 Burger King Scholarship

JAN 25/20 - University of Guelph Scholarship Awards Deadline - The University of guelph univ.pngGuelph offers 12 scholarships valued at $42,000 each and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of Guelph's leading professors. These scholarships reward top students from across the nation and recognize academic excellence , innovation, community and school engagement and leadership. Students must achieve a minimum 90% admission average to apply.  President's Scholarship x 8, Lincoln Alexander Scholarship x 2, Chancellor's Scholarships x 2. Students apply directly online.  For details:  https://admission.uoguelph.ca/topscholarships

DEC 1/19 – UBC Presidential Scholars Award UBC is looking for the most accomplished and promising Canadian citizens and permanent residents to join their community. If you have begun – but not completed – your UBC application, please do so by December 1, 2019. If you apply by this date, you will be eligible for UBC’s Presidential Scholars Award (formerly the Major Entrance Scholarship), including a one-time award of approximately $5,000, and renewable awards of up to $80,000 payable over four years.  All high school and CEGEP applicants will be evaluated for the Presidential Scholars Award based on the Academic Profile and Personal Profile sections of their online application.​  For more information visit:  https://you.ubc.ca/financial-planning/scholarships-awards-canadian-students/presidential-scholars/

DEC 1/19 - UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award Deadline (application required) - The UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award program assists students who are transitioning to UBC from secondary school.  The purpose of the program is to financially support academically qualified students who show an interest in joining and contributing to the UBC community, but who would not otherwise be able to attend without significant financial assistance.  You are eligible to apply for a UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award if you are a strong academic student and meet all of UBC’s admission requirements. You must also be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in Canada and who is entering UBC’s Okanagan or Vancouver campus directly from high school. To apply students and their family must complete an application to demonstrate financial need. The application also requires a reference letter from someone who is well acquainted with you and who can comment on your character, interest in UBC, and financial situation. Your reference could be – but is not limited to – a coach, a teacher, your counsellor, your principal, your supervisor from a work or volunteer position, your family doctor, or a community or religious leader.  See website for more information:  https://you.ubc.ca/financial-planning/scholarships-awards-canadian-students/entrance-award/

DEC 11/19 - University of Alberta Application-based Entrance Scholarships Deadline UofA logo.jpgApply Early! - Along with scholarships that students are automatically evaluated for once they apply, there are a number of scholarships that require students to fill in a separate form.  To apply for these awards students fill out a single scholarship application and, based on your background, experiences, academics, and interests, UofA will assess you for a match.  You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships. The deadline for application-based scholarships is December 11, 2019. See website for more details and how to apply:  
MARCH 1/19  Capilano University Awards Deadline to Apply

If you’re applying to CapU as a new student, you can also apply for the entrance awards. 

2020-21 Entrance Awards dates:  Applications Open October 15, 2019 - Close March 1, 2020.

CapU entrance awards are given to new students to recognize and support achievement in academics, sports, and the arts. Some awards also look at financial need, and many awards are given for your commitment to community involvement and leadership.  Scholarships, bursaries, and awards are financial assistance that you don't need to pay back.

https://www.capilanou.ca/admissions/fees--finances/financial-aid--awards/scholarships-bursaries--awards/future-students/

Capilano University Scholarship, Awards and Bursary Search Tool: https://ssb.capilanou.ca/prod/bwyfagui.p_select_type

April 6/20 - KPU Entrance Scholarship and Awards Deadline - Students who are being admitted to KPU for the first time in the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 are invited to apply for entrance scholarships and awards. KPU offers two types:
KPU Major Entrance Scholarships:
The President's Scholarship ($20,000)
The Merit Scholarship ($5,000)
The Indigenous Entrance Scholarship ($5,000)
Donor-funded Entrance Awards:
Awards range in value from $1,000 to $3,000
For complete details and the application process visit:   

https://www.kpu.ca/awards/entrance-scholarship





NOV 15/19 -  TD Trust Community Scholarships Deadline 
Have you shown exceptional initiative in making a meaningful and lasting difference in your community?
If so, you may qualify for one of TD's Community Scholarships. 
Twenty (20) TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are awarded to students in their last year of high school. Each scholarship has a value of up to $70,000 and includes:
  • Up to $10,000 for tuition per year (for up to a maximum of four years)
  • $7,500 for living expenses per year (for up to a maximum of four years)​​
https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/solutions/student-banking/community-leadership-scholarship-for-canadians/​

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

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Are you in Grade 10, 11 or 12 and registered in a French program? Do you need a little boost to continue your education in French after high school?

Take part in the National Essay Contest, for the chance to win a scholarship ranging between $1,000 and $12,000 in one of the listed select post-secondary institutions.
Topic: 
"On June 17th, 2019, Canada has declared a climate emergency. If you were put in charge of leading the government, how would you respond to this emergency?"

For details and to submit essay online visit:  https://www.french-future.org/programs/essay-contest/
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JAN 10/20 (noon) – Schulich Leader Scholarships In-school nomination deadline
(In-school sponsored deadlines may vary by school. Students must check with their school’s scholarship committee for that school’s posted deadline)
Schulich Leader Scholarships are entrance scholarships awarded to high school graduates enrolling in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) programs at one of the 20 Canadian partner universities. In order to become a Schulich Leader and receive the scholarship, you must first be selected/nominated by your high school as the Schulich Leader Nominee. Only one student is selected per school.  Awards ~ 25 at $100,000 for engineering ~ 25 at $80,000 for science, technology or mathematics.  Eligibility Criteria
• Graduate from high school in the 2019/2020 academic year 
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident 
• Be entrepreneurial-minded and plan to enroll in STEM at one of the partner universities 
• Meet at least two of the following criteria: 
◦ Academic excellence ◦ Leadership (community, business or entrepreneurial) 
◦ Financial need 
• Not planning a career as a medical practitioner. 

JAN 20/20 Beedie Luminaries Scholarship Deadline to Apply

The scholarship may be used at 25 BC institutions. https://beedieluminaries.ca/join-us/institutions/

 

The Beedie Luminaries Scholarship is looking for resilient BC students facing financial adversity who have the academic readiness to advance their education, achieve their dreams, and inspire others.

 

READINESS

Students with academic readiness are prepared. They have healthy learning habits and a drive that will successfully navigate them through school to a career. It sets them up for success.

 

GRIT

Having grit means someone has the resilience and persistence to follow through on their dreams, no matter what life throws at them. Grit drives their decisions and influences their behaviour.

 

CREATIVITY

Being creative is thinking outside of the box. It’s contributing unique ideas and solving problems. Creative people are daring. They understand that they might have to fail a few times to win.

 

EMPATHY

Empathetic people understand the emotions of others. They contribute to a healthier society by being sensitive to the feelings of their partners, co-workers, family, friends and the community at large.

 

Applications open Nov 13, 2019

For details and to apply online visit:

https://beedieluminaries.ca/eligibility/​

FEB 7/20  BC Excellence Award In-School Deadline for Nomination Consideration

Winners demonstrate service and leadership, both at school and in their communities and show aptitude and commitment to their chosen career paths. Award amount is a $5,000 scholarship voucher to use towards post-secondary tuition. 

School nomination is needed in order to apply for this scholarship. Only one student from each school may be nominated. Submit your School Scholarship Form into your School Scholarship Representative by Feb 7/20. Nomination is confirmed by having your school principal sign and date the BC Excellence Nomination Form.​ The completed online application and signed Nomination Form are due into BC Excellence by Feb 28/20 deadline.

Feb 28/20 - Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship Deadline - The Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship is awarded to 20 outstanding high school graduates who have demonstrated a commitment and aptitude for a career path in K-12 teaching. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher to redeem when they are registered and attending an approved K-12 teacher education program at one of BC’s nine Faculties of Education.  Approved teacher education programs.  Conditional winners and their schools will be notified by email in May. Winners will be notified directly in September when eligibility is confirmed.  In the online application, you will be asked to provide specific information and additional attachments.  Please visit the website and read the required criteria and application procedure carefully:  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/scholarships/provincial-scholarships/pathway-to-teacher-education-scholarship.  The deadline for the completed application to be received at the Ministry of Education is 11:59pm PST on Feb 28/20

(Note:  Students can't win both a Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship and a BC Excellence Scholarship)

Mar 1/20 deadline Debra Deane and Robert Little Academic Scholarships for Varsity AthletesKings College logo.png

The Debra Deane and Robert Little Academic Scholarships for Varsity Athletes recognize academic achievement and athletic ability of King’s scholar-athletes. The Scholarships are awarded annually to students who are entering the Foundation Year Program and participating in varsity athletics at King’s and who demonstrate excellence in scholastic and athletic activities in badminton, basketball, Soccer, Rugby or Volleyball. The scholarships are valued at $5,000 each and are renewable up to three years (total value $20,000). 

Application details

There is no additional application for these scholarships. Applicants who are in scholarship standing (an admissions average of 80% or above or equivalent), have applied by the March 1st deadline and are recommended by the Director of Athletics will be considered. You can contact the Athletics department by completing the athletics recruitment form.

FEB 1/20  Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Deadline to Apply

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award, valued at a maximum amount of $28,000, is one of Canada's most established and prestigious awards. The award is open to graduating secondary students who will be studying at a Canadian post-secondary institution.

Candidates should demonstrate the ideals of Terry Fox - true humanitarians, individuals who are compassionate and altruistic in their intention to improve the lives of others and human welfare overall. Apply directly online.

​For details and to apply online visit:  http://terryfoxawards.ca