$2500 Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship: Deadline Wednesday, March 15th

Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship:

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About

If you are a young British Columbian who has made a difference in your community, we want to hear from you! The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and exemplary contributions and commitment to enriching the lives of others in the community.


Who is eligible?

The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship recognizes four student leaders in the province of British Columbia who are entering their first year of post secondary education, are in good academic standing and have made exceptional contributions in the following areas:

  • School and community service, leadership
  • Initiating community development
  • Affecting positive change
  • Mentoring others
  • Personal development and growth
  • Good academic performance

Taking the time to do something for others during difficult times in one’s own life requires particularly outstanding commitment. This is why, as part of the selection process, the personal circumstances and/or challenges of each applicant will be considered. Applicants who possess personal qualities such as dedication, commitment to helping others and strength of character will also be considered. 

For more information and to access the application form, click here: http://canucks.ice.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=88558
Application form is HERE.
Deadline is Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.

$2500 Coast Capital Savings Scholarships: Deadline Wednesday, March 29th

Please note that the deadline has been moved earlier to Wednesday, March 29th!

$2500 Standing Tall Award

Awarded to youth who have faced adversity and have not only risen up against the odds, but are demonstrating a commitment to continue their education. This award is open to students who have faced challenges like poverty, health, family issues, personal loss and lack of support.  Please note that we have had Byrne students receive this award in the past… it is in your reach! Your story of determination deserves to be celebrated.

Coast Capital Savings is looking for youth who:

  • haven’t previously received a Youth Get It Education Award
  • are Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • have been a BC resident for at least 6 months
  • are graduating high school in June 2017 in one of 23 School Districts in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, mid and southern Vancouver Island and Kelowna
  • plan to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in Fall 2017

How to apply

  1. In 500 words or less, describe how you faced adversity and overcame its challenges. Specifically, you can discuss issues like poverty, health, family issues, personal loss and lack of support. Be sure to read the details listed on the Coast Capital Savings website here: https://www.coastcapitalsavings.com/OurCommunity/ProgramsForYouth/YouthEducationAwards/
  2. Write your essay in such a way that the committee can see that you are the best candidate.
  3. Submit your essay to Ms. Falsetto by Wednesday, March 29th. The Byrne Creek Scholarship Committee will select our nominee.
  4. Once all of the applications are received, the Burnaby District Scholarship Committee will select the recipient.
  5. If you’ve been selected, you will be notified by your school by June 30.

$1000-$2500 St. Mark’s College Scholarship – deadline Wednesday, March 1st

St. Mark’s is the Catholic Theological College at the University of British Columbia.

All scholarships, bursaries and grants listed below are available for students in the St. Mark’s College Bachelor of Arts program. 

Who is eligible to apply?

  • minimum average of 84%
  • demonstrated leadership and community service
  • be nominated by Byrne Creek
    • let Ms. Falsetto know if you are interested

      AWARDS

      WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

      AMOUNT

      APPLY

      Archbishop J. Michael Miller Scholarship

      Students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and Catholic leadership.

      Up to $1000*

      Apply

      Mitton Family Scholarship

      Students with English as a second language.

      Up to $1,000*

      Apply

      Jim and Penny Rogers Scholarship

      Students who demonstrate active involvement in social justice causes.

      Up to $1,000*

      Apply

      Prof. Georges Abi-Rached, P. Eng. Scholarship

      Students who demonstrate academic excellence and service in Catholic faith life and activities.

      Up to $2,500*

      Apply
  • For more detailed information, click HERE.
  • Deadline is Wednesday, March 1st

Michael J. Fox Scholarship for Visual Arts: deadline Wednesday, March 29th

Note: There was a change in the application. Applicants must “submit a statement of any financial challenges they are facing in pursuit of post-secondary arts education”.
Is your passion in DANCE, DRAMA, MUSIC, visual art, theatre, script writing, stagecraft, directing or media arts? If yes, apply for the Michael J. Fox Scholarship!
What do you need to provide? 
– evidence that you are enrolled in VPA courses at Byrne Creek
– evidence that you have interest, dedication, and aptitude in arts or in multiple arts disciplines
– explanation of your financial need
– description of your school/community involvement (ex. school productions, student government, choir member, volunteer work, charity work, service clubs…)
– copy of your transcripts to demonstrate that your grades are high enough to get accepted to post secondary school
– a written statement of interest that indicates your desired post secondary Degree or Certificate in an Arts discipline and your career goal
More details are available HERE.
Please note that the Byrne Creek deadline is Wednesday, March 29th to Ms. Falsetto.
The amount for this scholarship has not been determined yet… stay tuned!

$2000 Annual CGTrader Scholarship for TECHNOLOGY – deadline is June 1, 2017

Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives.

Write and submit an original essay on the topic “The future of technology in education”.

Requirements:

  • Write an essay on “The future of technology in education”
  • Essay length is 500-1000 words
  • Submit your essay via online application form HERE.
  • Submission deadline – June 1, 2017
  • The winners will be announced on June 15, 2017, onCGTrader blog and notified directly via email provided upon the registration
Eligibility:

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student
  • Full-time enrolled in academic institution Jan 1, 2017 – May 31,2017

Click the link HERE for more detailed information.

Deadline is Thursday, June 1st, 2017.

KPU Major Entrance Scholarships- deadline Tuesday, April 11, 2017

KPU has scholarships available for the Fall. They are also offering Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships for $5000 as well as KPU Major Entrance Scholarships for $20,000 and $5000 for students who are taking classes for the first time at Kwantlen in Spring 2018.

More scholarship information is available HERE.

Open House information is HERE. #KPUOpenHouse

 

15 New District Scholarships: all of these applications are due Wednesday, March 29th.

BURNABY DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES CRITERIA

The following district bursaries/scholarships are available for Burnaby Secondary School Graduates and are valued from $100-$2500. You may apply for more than one of the following scholarships as long as you meet the stated criteria.

Please READ the specific criteria for each scholarship or bursary before you apply.  All applications must be submitted to Ms. Falsetto before Wednesday, March 29th, 2017.

All of these applications require a “cover” application form HERE. Then, attach the information that the scholarship requires.

 BASES Burnaby Association of Senior Exempt Staff Scholarship $1000

  • Maintained a good academic standing
  • Been actively involved in community service and/or volunteer work beyond that required for graduation
  • Demonstrated leadership through consistent and outstanding dedication to a community initiative or making their community a better place.
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Burnaby Arts Council Scholarship $250

  • demonstrated excellence and achievement in the arts (performing, visual or literary) in school curricular and extra-curricular programs and the motivation to develop their ability. Additional consideration will be given for community involvement.
  • exhibited a good academic record with letters of commendation.
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Burnaby Civic Employee’s – CUPE Local 23 Scholarship $500

  • Must be attending a BC post-secondary or vocational school
  • Maintained a good academic standing
  • Demonstrated good citizenship in school and the community
  • Participated in volunteer activities
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Burnaby South War Memorial Honour Roll Bursary

  • be a Canadian citizen and have graduated from a School District 41 secondary school;
  • have the desire to continue his/her education at a post secondary institution in Canada and
  • have been accepted to attend a post secondary institution;
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Lex Henderson Memorial Bursary $750

  • Passionate about sports and committed to the spirit of “teamwork”
  • Has been involved in school and/or community sports as a player, manager or other contributing role e.g. Referee
  • Has demonstrated having a positive influence in school and/or community through dedication & hard work
  • Exemplify strong character demonstrating personal responsibility and respect for others
  • Demonstrated plans to continue with education in a post secondary program
  • Priority given to students who have financial need… explain your situation (ex. single-income home…)
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Louella Downing Visual Arts Scholarship $1000

  • Maintain a good academic standing
  • Demonstrated excellence in a minimum of two senior Visual Arts or Textiles courses
  • Demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in Visual Arts
  • Submit 8-10 photographs of original art work illustrating a range of subjects and media
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Marjorie Jane Stephenson – Education Scholarship $450

  • Demonstrated community service assisting older adults (excluding work experience)
  • You will need a verification of volunteer hours letter on letter head from the supervisor of the care facility where you volunteered
  • Demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in Health Care
  • Maintained a good academic standing
  • Demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership skills in the school and community
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Marlene Larson Scholarship ($ TBD)

  • Awarded to a Burnaby graduate who is blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind
  • Be planning on enrolling in a post secondary program
  • Demonstrate ability to set goals
  • Be motivated, show responsibility and be oriented towards independence
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Michael J. Fox Visual & Performing Arts Scholarship ($ TBD)

  • Currently enrolled in a visual or performing arts course in a Burnaby secondary school.
  • Documentation to demonstrate your interest, dedication and aptitude in an arts or in multiple arts disciplines, e.g. dance, drama, music, visual art, theatre, script writing, stagecraft, directing, media arts.
  • Evidence of your financial need and an explanation of why there are no other financial resources available to you.
  • Demonstrated school and/or community involvement
  • Your intent to pursue study at a post-secondary institution in an arts or arts-related area.
  • to access the application form, click HERE.

Parkcrest Children’s Centre Scholarship – more information will be posted when available

  • Must have attended Parkcrest Children’s Centre for at least one year (Complete Proof form)
  • Maintained a good academic standing
  • Provide evidence of volunteer or work experience
  • Participated and actively involved in school and community and/or volunteer activities
  • Demonstrated good citizenship and leadership skills
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE.

Dr. & Mrs. A. H. Pontifex $500

  • Has maintained a good academic standing
  • Has taken a concentration of, and excelled in, courses in the field of Science
  • Has demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership in school and the community
  • Has participated in community service and volunteer work in the community
  • Has demonstrated a passion for, and interest in, pursuing a career in Science
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

RCMP Scholarship (TBD)

  • Been enrolled in a Burnaby school for the two senior years
  • Maintained a good academic standing
  • Plan on pursuing a career in law enforcement
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE.
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE.

RICOH $250

  • Must be attending BCIT in the next 2 years (proof of registration required)
  • Demonstrated good citizenship
  • Actively involved in school service
  • Maintained a good academic standing
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

Rotary Club of Burnaby Bursary $1000

  • Has maintained a good academic standing
  • Has demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership in school and the community
  • Has participated in community service and volunteer work in the community
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • the application form, CLICK HERE

Ted Elphick Memorial Bursary ($ TBD)

  • Candidate selected should be a Burnaby resident who has, through will and spirit, overcome physical or mental challenges to graduate from a Burnaby secondary school.
  • Must have been enrolled in a Burnaby school for five years.
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to be a life long learner and continue his or her education at a post secondary institution or in a recognized training program
  • To access more criteria, CLICK HERE
  • To access the application form, CLICK HERE

General Summary of the above scholarships can be found HERE.