$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.

 

Up to $2500 David Milne Rugby scholarship: Deadline February 28th

Qualifying Criteria – To qualify for scholarship all of the following must be met:

  1. The applicant must be enrolled or have been accepted to an accredited post-secondary educational institution, and demonstrate his/her intention to pursue full time studies. “Post-secondary” includes trade school or other specialized education as determined by Committee.
  2. The applicant must be a rugby player who has played for the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club (“BCRC”) in the past or is registered to play for the BLRC in the upcoming season.
  3. Men and women are eligible to apply; there is no age criteria.
  4. The applicant must have demonstrated a commitment to the rugby community and/or the community at large through volunteer commitment and effort.

More information is available HERE.

Deadline is February 28, 2017.

 

$1000 Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship: Deadline Friday, April 14th

Eligibility requirements:

• A graduating Grade 12 student enrolled at a B.C. secondary school (public or private). Priority will be given to those attending school in Burnaby

• A resident of Burnaby for the past three years

• Future plans to attend a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis

• Show evidence of high athletic ability and performance (this could be through photos of certificates, banners, medals, trophies…)

• Maintain a minimum of a C+ average (please include copy of transcript)

• Demonstrate leadership

• Be active in school and community

You are also required to submit a short cover letter summarizing your athletic endeavours along with your post-secondary athletic and academic goals and plans.

Application HERE.

Deadline is Friday, April 13, 2017.

$1000 Burnaby Rotary Club Scholarship for Community Leadership: Deadline Monday, April 3rd

This scholarship is well-suited for Byrne Creek students who are actively involved in leadership!

This scholarship is awarded annually to a well-rounded student who has demonstrated strong citizenship and leadership skills as demonstrated through voluntary participation in community and school activities. The scholarship shall be applicable towards post-secondary education or trades training at any approved institution.

In order to be eligible:

  1. A student must complete a personal application.  Application form is HERE;  or
  2. A staff member at the student’s school must submit a nomination form.

Criteria is HERE.

Deadline is Monday, April 3, 2017.

2-$2500 AES Engineering Scholarships. Deadline Friday, April 14th

AES Engineering is proud of our role in helping build stronger communities. Improving the morning commute, helping sick kids get better, or advancing medical research – these are some of the projects that define us, as a firm, and as individuals. Sustainability, innovation and being on the forefront of technology, are integral to our t design philosophy. We take great care in applying these values to every project, every step of the way.

Criteria for the award:

  • Academic achievement is not to be considered a factor
  • No restriction on post-secondary course of study
  • Award paid to a Canadian Post-secondary institution only
  • Final product becomes the property of AES Engineering for possible social media or  marketing/promotion use and will showcase the student for the purpose of showing the community the potential youth possess for the future.

How to apply:

Answer the following questions using whatever medium you choose (examples, PowerPoint, YouTube video, Prezi, Artwork, Essay, Illustration, Computer Program, Community Service Project)

  • What does “A Better Tomorrow” look like to you? How are you currently contributing to “A Better Tomorrow”?
  • How are you currently contributing to “A Better Tomorrow”?

More information HERE.

Application form HERE.

Deadline is Friday, April 14th, 2017.

$1000 Rick Blight Scholarship for athletes: deadline Friday, March 3rd

The Rick Blight Leadership in Action Scholarship for Athletes

If you are an athlete living in the Lower Mainland or in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor who is passionate about your sport and has made efforts to support your personal mental health and wellness or that of your sports team or community, we want to hear from you.  This scholarship is made possible by the Vancouver Canucks Alumni.  Five $1000 scholarships will be awarded.

ELIGIBILITY

  •   A leader in your personal mental wellness and/or that of your sports team, or community;
  •   Demonstrating a dedication to your sport;
  •   Currently enrolled in Grade 12 at a Lower Mainland/Sea-to-Sky Corridor high school;
  •   Fulfilling the requirements of the application package.

The application asks that you tell them:

1. How you have made mental wellness a priority in your life as an athlete.

2. About the contributions you have made in leadership or community service to support mental wellness within your sports team or community.

If you are wanting help writing your responses, this scholarship allows you to respond in video format.  You may also contact me for suggestions at laida.falsetto@sd41.bc.ca or by coming to B110.

More information is available HERE.

Deadline to apply is Friday, March 3rd.

Ms. Falsetto