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APR 27/19 EFMABC Bursaries

These bursaries are offered to secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post-secondary educational institution in the 2019/2020 term. 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).

Download [ 2019 Bursary Information - pdf ]

Download [ Bob Hardy Honourary Bursary Information - pdf ]

Download [ 2019 Bursary Application Form - pdf ]

The deadline for receipt of bursary applications is April 27, 2019.


Apr 30/19 - The Howard Legacy Youth Fund application deadline. 

This $1000 bursary was established with a donation from Peggy Howard in 2012, and is made available to applicants who are current or former youth in care.
https://www.bcadoption.com/bursary?fbclid=IwAR0wes26Aa4t8kQVEV6jYsTS3bEx4Bp0mb9f8r3XcP_8upyo-JNGyCMd1HQ

Apr 30/19 - The AFABC Youth Bursary application deadline. This $1000 bursary was established in 2014, with funding from the Adoptive Families Association of BC, and accepts applications from youth who have joined their family by legal adoption.

For more information , visit our bursaries webpage: 

https://www.bcadoption.com/bursary?fbclid=IwAR0wes26Aa4t8kQVEV6jYsTS3bEx4Bp0mb9f8r3XcP_8upyo-JNGyCMd1HQ

APR 30/19 - myBlueprint Ask Us Anything Contest Deadline

Submit a question you have about post-secondary, have it answered, be entered to win one of five $50 Amazon.ca gift cards.  Visit:  ideas.myBlueprint.ca/sos for full contest details and to enter.  

APRIL - MAY DEADLINES 

IODE BC Arts Award

http://www.iode.ca/iode-arts--culture-initiatives.html

Richmond School Board Employees' Union (CUPE 716) Scholarship

https://716.cupe.ca/

Richmond Fire Fighters Association Family Scholarship

http://www.iaff1286.com/?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=201822&page=Local20128620Society

Richmond International Student Scholarships

https://financialaid.richmond.edu/prospective/international.html

City of Richmond - U-ROC Youth Awards

https://www.richmond.ca/parksrec/youth/yweek/uroc.htm

Acting Out Grad – Theatre Arts Scholarship

http://rightlabs.com/labnotes/apply-500-scholarship-rightlabs/

Theatre BC Scholarship

http://theatrebc.org/awards-scholarships/

BC Arts Council Scholarship Awards Program

http://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html

Young Commonwealth Competitions (ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY)

http://www.thercs.org/youth/competition/

ABCDE Drama Scholarship

http://www.bcdramateachers.com/abcde-student-scholarship.html

Richmond Girls Soccer Association Scholarship (RGSA)

https://richmondgirlssoccer.com/sponsor

BC Hockey Scholarships

http://www.bchockey.net/Awards/Scholarships.aspx

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Society - Aboriginal Students Scholarships Program

https://www.ikbbc.ca/indigenous-awards/about-this-award/

Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarships Application

http://pdkintl.org/programs-resources/scholarships-awards/prospective-educator-scholarships/

Scouts Canada Foundation Scholarship

http://www.scouts.ca/program/scholarships/

BCSSA Technology Scholarship

www.bcssa.org

The Province of British Columbia Public Guardian and Trustee Educational Assistance Bursary Fund

http://www.trustee.bc.ca/services/estate-and-personal-trust-services/Pages/pgt-educational-assistance-fund.aspx

Yes I Can! Awards Nomination

http://www.bccec.org/awards/

Anderson Family Flight Training Scholarship Award

https://www.bcaviationcouncil.org/industry-awards/

Certified General Accountants' Assn of BC Scholarship (CGA)

http://www.bccpa.ca/cpaef/helping-students/

BC Technology Scholarship

https://wearebctech.com/how-we-help/bc-tech-scholarship/

The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia Bursary

https://www.efmabc.com/education/bursaries

BC Housing - Education Awards Program

http://www.bchousing.org/tenants/services/educationawards

Unlock Your Future Scholarship

http://www.keytoscholarships.com/

The United Croats of Canada King Tomislav Branch Scholarship & Bursary

http://www.croatiancentre.com/croatian-services/scholarships

The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition

https://thercs.org/youth-and-education/the-queens-commonwealth-essay-competition/

FCSSBC Youth in Care Bursary

https://fcssbc.ca/programs/youth-education-bursary/

Canadian Scholarships

Awards, Prizes and Bursaries in Canada

www.canadian-universities.net/Scholarships/

Khalsa Credit Union Scholarship/Bursary Awards

https://khalsacreditunion.ca/scholarships-bursaries/

Barbara Brink Internship

http://www.scienceworld.ca/bbi

Ukranian Community Society of Ivan Franko Post Secondary Scholarships

http://ivanfranko.ca/?s=scholarships

Betty Spalton Scholarship Fund

www.roadbuilders.bc.ca/education_fund.php

BC School Sports Scholarships

www.bcschoolsports.ca/recognition/scholarships

MAY 1/19 United Croats of Canada King Tomislav Branch Vancouver Scholarship and Bursary Deadline

Scholarships and bursaries in the amounts of $500 and $1,000 are available for students for full time attendance at a university, college, or technical/vocational institute. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and bursaries on financial need. Both applications require a copy of a school transcript, two letters of reference, and a short essay. The bursary also requires the completion of a form in order to provide the student's financial background as well as that of their parents. This is partly accomplished by providing a copy of the family’s last completed income tax return(s). The information from the income tax return(s) will be held in the strictest of confidence. At least one parent must be of Croatian ancestry. See website for details. http://www.croatiancentre.com/croatian-services/scholarships


All completed applications should be emailed  to:  scholarships@croatiancentre.com
or sent to the address below: 
The United Croats of Canada 
King Tomislav Branch 
Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC. V5N 4E4


MAY 17/19  Ukrainian Community Society of Ivan Franko Post-Secondary Scholarships  

Type 1: Post-Secondary Scholarship in the amount of, $1000.00. Submit the application form (two letters of reference, one from school and from a Ukrainian community member), a 300-word essay as to why you feel you are a deserving candidate, and current transcript of grades. 
Type 2: Cultural Scholarship in the amount of, $500.00. Students should be between 13-18 yrs. old. Submit the completed application form, two letters of reference (from school and from a Ukrainian community member), a brief explanation as to why you feel you are a deserving candidate, and current transcript of grades. 

For questions contact: Tanya Zukewich at 604 241-2300.  Mail to: Ukrainian Community Society of Ivan Franko, Scholarship Committee, 5311 Francis Road, Richmond, BC V7C 1K2. Scholarship applications and details available at: http://ivanfranko.ca/about-us/youth-scholarships/

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JUNE - JULY DEADLINES 

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/

The Canadian Paraplegic Association is offering 2 scholarships

http://www.disabilityawards.ca/details.php?lang=EN&ID=5

Sun Life Financial Peer Support Scholarship

http://sci-bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/BCPF-Grant-2015-Application.pdf

BC Epilepsy Society Award

http://www.bcepilepsy.com/programs_and_services/scholarships.aspx

South Asian Family Association (SAFA) Scholarship

http://www.sd43.bc.ca/secondary/charlesbest/ProgramsServices/career/Lists/Financial%20Aid/DispForm.aspx?ID=146

Abbott & Fenner (Business Consultants) Scholarship

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

Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship

http://www.monsanto.ca/ourcommitments/Pages/OpportunityScholarship.aspx

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

https://www.aiacanada.com/career-resources/grants-and-scholarships/aia-and-the-global-automotive-aftermarket-symposium-gaas-scholarship-program

Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC Essay Scholarships

http://www.ttcsbc.org/docs/scholarship/TTCS-Scholarship-Application.pdf

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

SOAR Philanthropic Society Scholarship

http://www.soarps.org/

Public Workers Association of BC - PWABC Scholarship

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

June Callwood Harmony Scholarship deadline

http://www.harmony.ca/scholarships/

Looking Glass Foundation For Eating Disorders

www.lookingglassbc.com/scholarship/apply

The National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarship

http://www.nupge.ca/content/3706/national-unions-scholarship-program-2016

Lovison Family Memorial Scholarship & Father Emmanuele Rosaia Scholarship

bcsss.blogspot.ca/2012/04/1500-lovison-family-memorial.html

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

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.
https://nupge.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/PDF%20Brian%20Fudge%20Combined.pdf
 
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.
https://nupge.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/PDF%20Indigenous%20Combined.pdf
 
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.
https://nupge.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/PDF%20LGBTQ2%20Combined.pdf
 
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.
https://nupge.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/PDF%20Students%20of%20Colour%20Combined.pdf
 
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.
https://nupge.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/PDF%20Terry%20Fox%20Combined.pdf
 
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.
https://nupge.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/PDF%20Tommy%20Douglas%20Combined.pdf
 
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.
 
Visit: https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2019
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.   


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

https://scholartree.ca/


May 16/19 Richmond International Education Student Scholarship Deadline - (Completed applications must be submitted to your School RIE Coordinator before May 16th deadline).  There are two Richmond International Education student scholarships available from the Richmond School District for students enrolled in the International Program.  

1.  Academic Achievement Award

  • must be a Richmond School District international student
  • will be graduating from a Richmond public secondary school in the year of scholarship application
  • will be pursuing full time public post-secondary study in Canada
  • Registration to the post-secondary institution must be completed within 18 months of the secondary school graduation date
  • based on the average of academic achievement in the top six subjects from the Graduation Program taken during the final year of study at a Richmond public
  • secondary school
  • Eligible courses must be Grade 11 or 12 and be completed at the home school(s)
  • Marks must be based on the prior term and on the Mid Term Report (Semester Program) or the Term 2 Report (Linear Program)
  • Candidates must have the schools calculate their GPA for the Graduation Program Selection Process

RIE-Academic Scholarship Application 2019.pdf

2.  All Round Student Award

  • must be a Richmond School District international student
  • will be graduating from a Richmond public secondary school in the same year
  • will be pursuing full time public post-secondary study in British Columbia.
  • Registration to the post-secondary institution must be completed within 18 months of the secondary school graduation date
  • Based on the average of academic achievement in the top six subjects from the Graduation Program taken during the final year of study at a Richmond public secondary school
  • Eligible courses must be Grade 11 or 12, and be completed at the home school(s)
  • Marks must be based on the prior term and on the Mid Term Report
  • (Semester Program) or the Term 2 Report (Linear Program)
  • Candidates must have the schools calculate their GPA for the Graduation Program
  • In addition, students will demonstrate:
  • An interest in service to others
  • Active participation in school and/or community activities
  • Good citizenship and leadership within the school and/or community

Selection of the successful applicant(s) will be the responsibility of the Richmond International Education's Screening Committee. The amount of the scholarship will be a maximum of $1,000 each for up to two scholarships based on the quality of applications. The awarding of either one or two scholarships will be left to the discretion of the selection panel. Completed applications must be submitted before Thursday, May 16, 2019 to the school's RIE coordinator.  

Scholarship winners will be announced on Friday, May 24, 2019

RIE-All Round Scholarship Application 2019.pdf