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!

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.