Michael J. Fox Scholarship for Visual Arts: deadline Friday, April 6th, 2018

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!
  1. AWARD CRITERIAYour letter of application must include the following information:
    • Confirmation that you are 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.
    • A history of your school and/or community involvement (i.e. school productions, student government, choir member, volunteer work, charity work, service clubs).
    • A copy of your secondary school transcript to demonstrate that your grades are high enough for acceptance to a post-secondary educational institution.
    • A statement 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 Friday, April 6th 2018 to Ms. Falsetto.
The amount for this scholarship has not been determined yet… stay tuned! There is over $10,000 available.

BURNABY District Scholarships: all of these applications are due Friday, April 6th, 2018

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 Friday, April 6th, 2018. Please remember: NO STAPLES, ONLY PAPERCLIPS where necessary.

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

 Chad Turpin (former called the 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 $200

  • 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 (specific $ TBD, $10,000 available)

  • 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

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

Interworld Development Inc. Scholarship (NEW!) $1000

To be considered for the award the student must have:

  • successfully completed a Youth Train in Trades and Youth Work in Trades program in the Burnaby School District with a high level of effort, determination and integrity
  • successfully completed 120 hours industry-recognized work experience
  • demonstrated a high level of motivation to continue to develop skills and abilities in the chosen profession
  • demonstrated plans to continue in studies in the chosen field at post-secondary or apprenticeship training
  • been nominated for the award by a Youth Train in Trades or Youth Work in Trades program teacher