Scholarship recognition at the Grad Ceremony on Tuesday, May 30th

We want to celebrate and recognize you at our School Leaving Ceremony on May 30th. Please email me the name and amount of all scholarships that you have been awarded ASAP. This includes any Major Entrance Scholarships or other awards. We will say these awards as your cross the stage and/or publish them in the program.

Laida.Falsetto@sd41.bc.ca

Thank you,

LF @MsFalsettoByrne

6-$1000 BC Tech grants for students who are: Women, First Nations, Persons with disabilities, New Immigrants, LGBTQ: deadline is May 10th

Applications are now open for the 2017 BC Tech Scholarship!

Established in 2005, the industry-funded BC Technology Scholarship Program is proud to provide grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a BC-based technology-related discipline.

There are up to 6 x $1,000 grants available to Grade 12 Graduates entering post-secondary in September 2017. As for the Equality Scholarship, there is 1 x $1,000 available to University/College students or Grade 12 graduates who belong to the following groups:

  • Women
  • First Nations
  • Persons with disabilities
  • New immigrants
  • LGBTQ

To view the full criteria, and to apply, visit www.wearebctech.com/scholarship.
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Up to $3250 in scholarships for the Maple Leaf Youth Awards: deadline is May 5th

The Canadian Club of Vancouver promotes Canadian identity and nurtures a sense of citizenship and nationhood. To instill a greater sense of pride in Canada, the Club presents the Maple Leaf Youth Awards.These awards recognize and reward exemplary achievements of students and youth in our community.

Maple Leaf Youth Awards

The awards are designed to recognize well rounded British Columbian students who demonstrate an understanding of Canadian identity and have exceptional achievements in two or more of the following:

Award nominees will be contacted by phone or email. The Award winners will be named during the event and will receive a special Maple Leaf plaque, a certificate, and the award cheque.

The Essay

July 1, 2017 marks the 150th birthday of Canada. Write an informative essay about what you like the most about Canada and what makes it unique from other countries. Include what makes you proud to be Canadian.

There are three awards:

$1,500 – First Place

$1,000 – Second Place

$750 – Third Place

Information flyer is HERE.

Application checklist is HERE.

Application form is HERE.

Deadline for application is 5:00 pm, May 5, 2017

For additional information, please contact Monika Soegianto at 604.688.8260 or admin@canadianclubvancouver.com

$1000 Clean Energy (CEBC) Scholarship for students pursuing a future in clean energy: deadline May 15th

Clean Energy BC (CEBC) is pleased to offer a student scholarship of $1000. The scholarship is available for students who are interested in pursuing a future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution.

Application Information:

  •   Applicants must submit a 1-2 page paper (500 words) responding to the question “Why is clean energy important to me as a young person in BC?” Please explain why clean energy is important, cite any relevant experience with projects, volunteering, or community work, and indicate any future plans for involvement (please indicate the post-secondary institutions you have applied to and any acceptances).
  •   Applicants must also provide one letter of reference (not a relative). This could be from a teacher, a community representative, a pastor/religious teacher or a coach. The reference letter should speak to your character as a person.
  •   Please provide your contact information – address, phone number and e-mail. Deadline:

For more information, click HERE.

Deadline is Monday, May 15th, 2017. Please note that the application must be RECEIVED by this date.

Over $25,000 in SOAR scholarships for various categories: deadline is June 30, 2017

SOAR Philanthropic Society will be giving out over $25,000 in scholarship funds for the categories of academics, adversity, athletics, community engagement, culinary arts, entrepreneurship & innovation, health & mindfulness, leadership, skilled trades, social justice & law, visual & performing arts. Each scholarship is $1,000. Students graduating from high school are eligible to apply at www.soarps.org.

General information HERE.

The deadline is June 30, 2017.

Overview of ALL scholarships offered with general criteria and deadlines.

Dear Grads,

I have summarized all scholarships offered according to their value, general description and deadline in the table HERE.

Please note that Burnaby District Scholarships are in orange.

For these scholarships:

  1. You must submit your application to Ms. Falsetto (B110) with all necessary documents. These include:
    1. general scholarship application form HERE.
    2. specific application form (depends on scholarship)
    3. at least three reference letters
    4. statement of financial need (where necessary)
    5. any supporting documents that may assist your application (for example, copies of certificates, pictures of trophies etc)

2. The Byrne Creek Scholarship committee will select our strongest candidate. I (Ms. Falsetto) will then advocate for you at the District Scholarship meeting in April.  This deadline is firm.

3. You will be notified of your application at the Grad Ceremony on May 30th.

Please email me with any questions at laida.falsetto@sd41.bc.ca.

Best,

Ms. Falsetto

@MsFalsettoByrne