BC Excellence Scholarship

Interested in being nominated for the BC Excellence Scholarship? Please review the guidelines and email Ms.Gillam by Jan 22nd if you are interested. The school can nominate one student. Student Profile must be complete. (Student application due Feb 15).

The BC Excellence scholarship is awarded to 55 well-rounded high school graduates who have demonstrated service and leadership, both at school and in their communities, and who show aptitude for and commitment to their chosen career paths.

Recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher that they can use to be reimbursed by the Ministry of Education for tuition paid after they are attending a designated post-secondary institution or B.C. authorized trades training provider.

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/scholarships/provincial-scholarships/bc-excellence-scholarships

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Net Solutions Scholarship

Net Solutions has a Scholarship Giveaway for $2,500 USD

Web site: https://www.netsolutions.com/scholarship

Application deadline: July 15, 2022

Winner announced: August 12, 2022

Who to contact: James Wilson (wilson@netsolutions.com)

Criteria:

  • Anyone currently enrolled as a full-time student in a 4-year program at Burnaby School District OR anyone with an acceptance letter for a 4-year program.
  • Coursework must be directly related to, or leading to a degree in, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or other related areas.
  • The student must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher if already enrolled in a program

Submit:

1,000 – 2,000-word essay on:

“The role of technology companies in transforming the world and altering the social fabric.”

Online applicationhttps://forms.gle/6VUbWC9TZNQYXNDu6

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Cmolik Scholarship

Cmolik Scholarship!

If you believe you are an appropriate candidate for the Cmolik Scholarship please let Ms.Gillam now that you would like to be considered for nomination from Alpha. Must let Ms. Gillam know by Friday, December 17th. (Final application is due Feb 7th, 2022).

Please review criteria below.

  • Must be at arms-length to any Trustee of the Foundation.
  • Must complete a Cmolik Foundation Application (available online).
  • Must be graduates from a British Columbia Secondary School and have lived in Canada for a minimum of 7 years.
  • Must be seeking financial aid to complete a post-secondary education or trade.
  • Must be ineligible for the BC Tuition Waiver Program (for former youth in care).
  • Must have a specific post-secondary goal to complete.  (May change their mind along the way to a different career goal as they develop their aptitudes and interests).
  • Post-secondary education or trade school must be a requirement for their chosen career path.
  • Must have demonstrated the tenacity, focus, and ability required to succeed with their individual post- secondary educational goal.   Please note that while academic standing is an important factor in determining future success in post-secondary endeavors, it is not necessarily our main consideration.
  • Must have experienced adversity or hardship in their life.
  • Without financial aid may not have the opportunity to attain a post secondary education.  The reason for the financial need should be explained in their application.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to finance their transportation and living expenses while attending their chosen educational university or institute, and have a plan to do this.
  • Who have significantly contributed to their school, family and/or community will be given special consideration.
  • Must agree to sometime during their lifetime fund a non-related person in furthering his or her post-secondary education, in a manner similar to the support received from The Cmolik Foundation.

Applications are due February 7th of each year for post-secondary enrollment commencing not later than September of that year.

All applicants must be endorsed by their secondary school. The principal’s nomination letter must be included with the application.

https://www.thecmolikfoundation.com/scholarships/

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Indigenous Bursaries

Attention: First Nations & Indigenous Students!
Here is a great search link that can help you access hundreds of scholarships/bursaries for Indigenous Youth.
See Ms. Gillam with any questions!
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Schulich Leader Scholarship

Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest and most prestigious undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships in Canada, with a value of up to $100,000 each. This scholarship was established to encourage our best and brightest students to be the next generation of entrepreneurial-minded, technology innovators. Launched in 2011, 570 students have received this celebrated award – a top student can win from your school!EligibilitySchulich Leader Scholarships is open to all Canadian high schools and cégeps with graduating students planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in an eligible STEM program at one of our 20 partner universities. Every high school in Canada may nominate one student per academic year; cégeps may nominate up to four students. You must be nominated by Alpha for this award,

If you are interested in being nominated please let Ms. Gillam know by January 7th, 2022. 

Application closes January 26th, 2022.

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Beedie Luminaries Scholarship

Beedie Luminaries – Grade 12 Scholarship

Application closes January 13th, 2022

“We are looking for resilient BC students facing financial adversity who have the academic readiness to advance their education, achieve their dreams, and inspire others.”

Important components: Readiness, Grit, Creativity, Empathy

Our scholarship provides access to BC public universities, colleges and trade schools and enables promising Grade 12 BC students to achieve their dreams.

  • 110 scholarships offered in 2021
  • $40,000 per student / 4-year undergraduate degree
  • Up to $15,000 per student / 2-year college diploma/certificate or
    trade-school foundation programs
  • “Stay on Track” student support
  • Peer support groups
  • Access to mentors
  • Summer paid internship opportunities

Grade 12 Scholarship

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SFU Entrace Awards & Bursaries

SFU – Entrance Awards & Bursaries

SFU is offering several entrance awards and bursaries for new students. Deadlines for applications are April 30th, 2022.

Fairfax Entrance Bursary

  • Value: $30,000 ($3,000 x 10 installments over 5 years max)
  • Number: 2
  • Minimum 90% admission evaluation required
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be graduating from a Canadian High School

Alan and Margaret Eyre Entrance Bursary

  • Value: $20,000 ($2,500 x 8 installments over 4 years max)
  • Number: 2
  • Must be admitted and majoring in an undergraduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be graduating from a Canadian High School

Erm Fiorillo-Hal Davis CKNW Orphan’s Fund Bursary

H.Y. Louie and Lohn Entrance Award

  • Value: $5,000 (1 installment)
  • Number: 25
  • Citizenship: Any

Supporting Documents Required:

  • One (1) Community Reference Letter
  • A summary of your achievements and activities demonstrating your involvement:
    provide clear, concise details about your volunteer work, school or community involvement, extracurricular activities, and artistic or athletic interests (500 words max)

Y.P. Heung Foundation Entrance Award

  • Value: $3,000 (1 installment)
  • Number: 15
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be admitted to the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciencesor Faculty of Science
  • At least three (3) of these awards will be made available to Indigenous students

Supporting Documents Required:

  • One (1) Community Reference Letter
  • A summary of your achievements and activities demonstrating your involvement:
    provide clear, concise details about your volunteer work, school or community involvement, extracurricular activities, and artistic or athletic interests (500 words max)

For more information and application packages – check out this link

https://www.sfu.ca/students/financialaid/entrance/HS_Awards_Bursaries.html

 

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UBC Admission Scholarships – Dec 1st

Attention Grads

Several of UBC’s acceptance scholarship applications are due Dec 1st! If you are interested in a Presidential Scholar’s Award, UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award or the Beyond Tomorrow Scholars Program please review information here – https://you.ubc.ca/financial-planning/scholarships-awards-canadian-students/

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Queens – Chancellor’s Scholarship

  • Superior academic ability
  • Creative and original thinking
  • Proven leadership qualities
  • High school nomination required*

In order to be considered for a Chancellor’s Scholarship, the applicant must receive a nomination from the high school where they most recently attended full time study. Nominations from institutions where the applicant is enrolled in part-time studies will not be accepted.

* Please note: The Queen’s Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) admission process is no longer linked to the Chancellor’s Scholarship application process. For complete information about the QuARMS pathway and admission process, please refer to the School of Medicine website.

To be eligible for this award you must be nominated by the school. If you would like to be considered for this scholarship please complete your student profile and let Ms. Gillam know you would like to be nominated by Wednesday Dec 1. (The overall application is due Dec 8th).

You may apply for all of the awards below that you are eligible for by submitting a single Major Admission Award (MAA) application. The deadline to submit your application is December 8, 2021.

The Major Admission Award application is submitted ONLINE through your Queen’s SOLUS Student Centre. The 2022-2023 Major Admission Award application will be available in Fall 2021.

Explore all of Queen’s admission awards here:

https://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards

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ABEEL

This is an annual program hosted by Alliance of Black Employee Experience and Leadership (“ABEEL”) Foundation. The program aims to encourage youths across Canada to share their vision of a future without racism and bring to light all intersectional issues that stem from racism. Through this effort, we hope to engage students in meaningful dialogue about how they see racism manifest in their own lives, and what steps we can all take towards a less hateful – and more prosperous – future for all of us. As part of this program, youths from Canadian high schools (or seeking equivalent educational certificates in Canada) will use a creative medium of their choosing to bring their ideas to life, including creative writing, non-fiction writing, photography, visual arts, music, or video.
Registration Applicant groups must register by Thursday, December 16, 2021 by submitting
Registration Requirements (Page 11-12) via email to sfspregistration@abeelfoundation.ca or by completing your registration via this link. Submission
1. Applicant groups can include up to a maximum of 5 students. Group Work is encouraged.
2. Applicants should ensure their group is diverse. We strongly encourage the inclusion of 1 or more Black students.
3. All response requirements must be completed and submitted in the format requested.
4. Applicants must submit their submission responses by Friday, January 14, 2022 @ 11:59 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.
5. All completed submissions must be submitted to our evaluation team at via email to sfspregistration@abeelfoundation.ca
 
If you are interested in finding out more information about this opportunity please see Ms. Gillam!
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