Reminder: 2 x $3,000 BCIT Pathways to Success Scholarship Applications due TOMORROW, April 15

Have you been accepted to BCIT for a FULL-TIME program?

To be eligible for this $3,000 scholarship:

„ Students must have applied to a full time first year technology, technical studies, or trade program (excluding Apprentice) and have a BCIT student number before being considered for an award.
„ The award offer is subject to the student receiving full acceptance into a full-time BCIT program. Should the student(s) not gain full acceptance or not register for a full time program, the award will automatically be withdrawn.

Please complete the application attached here and email it to me at before tomorrow at 3pm.  Feel free to email me with questions.

Application form is HERE.

Information flyer is HERE.

Thank you.


Here are some resources to help you plan for next year

The ScholarTree’s daily traffic has been halved since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. For students who are still interested in applying to scholarships, this can be an opportunity to gain an additional competitive edge as there are fewer students competing for these awards.

Here are a few resources to help students who are applying to scholarships:

EXTENSION! $1,000 Rotary Club of Burnaby-Deer Lake Community Leadership Scholarship is due Friday, April 17th. Please email your application. Stay home, stay safe.


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.


To be considered for this scholarship, applicant students should have:

➢ demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership skills.

➢ been actively involved in community service and / or volunteer work.

➢ been actively involved in youth initiatives, activities and events in the Burnaby community.

➢ been actively involved in school-based activities; and

➢ actively pursuing relevant school coursework.

Criteria is also summarized HERE.

Application form is HERE.


1.  A scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a Senior Secondary student in the Burnaby School District. Funds will be administered through the Rotary Club of Burnaby – Deer Lake.
2. In order to be eligible for consideration: a. A student must complete a personal application; or b. A staff member at the student’s school must submit a nomination form. 3.  The scholarship shall be awarded by the Scholarship Committee established by the Rotary Club of Burnaby – Deer Lake
4. The deadline for applications / nominations has been extended to Friday, APRIL 17th, 2020.

Please email your application to


Michael J. Fox Scholarship Application HERE

If you are applying for the Michael J. Fox Scholarship, please ensure you have THIS APPLICATION FORM COMPLETED. The due date for this scholarship is Friday, April 3rd, 2020.

Here is the criteria for the award:

Your 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.
• A statement of any financial challenges you are facing in pursuit of postsecondary arts education.
• 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.

Please contact me with questions.


(We are in this together!)

How do you submit your Burnaby District Scholarship application(s)? Info here!

Hi everyone,

If you plan to apply for any of the Burnaby District Scholarships, please email me ASAP to receive the link to submit your application(s).  I will be emailing you the link to join the Scholarships TEAM on Office 365.

Once you receive the link, you will need to sign in to TEAMS.  To do this, you will:

  • go to
  • click on OFFICE 365 at the top of the screen
  • login
    • to do this, you need your user ID and password.
    • your user ID
    • your password is the same as the one you use to login to any computer at school.
  • click on TEAMS
  • click on 0365_08_Falsetto_Scholarships
  • click on ASSIGNMENTS
  • click on the scholarship for which you are applying
  • click on +ADD WORK
  • click on TURN IN assignment

Please ensure your work is saved as ONE PDF with the name:

Last name- First name – name of scholarship.

Ex. Doe-John-BASES.pdf

Then, I will receive a notification that you submitted your application. That’s it!  🙂

Please contact me with questions.  I am happy to help!

Thank you and keep well,


PS Wash your hands!




Burnaby District Scholarships are still due this Tuesday, March 31st at 4:30pm

Hello Graduates,

Thank you for your patience as we determine the safest way for you to submit your scholarship applications.  Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, applications will be submitted online.

There are 2 important pieces of information you must recognize here: 

  1. You will be required to submit your application package as one pdf.  For instance, if you are applying for BASES, you will submit the following documents as one pdf:
  • Application form for the specific scholarship
  • General Scholarship/Awards Application Form
  • Financial need statement
    • Do you live in a single-income home? Do you work part-time to help with family responsibilities? What is the nature of your parents’ job(s)?
  • Updated Resume
  • Copy of your grade 11 and 12 transcripts
  • Minimum of THREE reference letters to support community and school service
  • Documentation like certificates, pictures of trophies or medals…

2. Be sure to save your file with a name in this format:

Last name-first name-name of scholarship.pdf  For example: Doe-John-BASES.pdf

I am still working on the most efficient format to officially submit each application – your continued patience is much appreciated.  In the mean time, please note that the application deadline for the Burnaby District Scholarships will still be this Tuesday, March 31st at 4:30pm.  

Please let me know via email if you do not have adequate access to a computer or the internet to submit your application.  We will determine an alternate method, if this is the case for you.  We will work together!

Feel free to email me with questions at

Please stay home, wash your hands, stay safe.

Thinking of you,


Updates regarding COVID-19’s influence on scholarship due dates will be coming…

Hello Graduates,

I have been thinking about you during these extraordinary times.  I do not have any new information about changes in scholarship due dates yet.  When I hear any info, I will be sure to post it on this website, on Twitter (@MsFalsettoByrne) and Instragram (@byrnecreekscholarships).  If you have questions about outside private scholarships, I encourage you to email or phone the organization directly with your questions.

Feel free to contact me anytime with scholarship questions.

Stay home, stay safe.

Best always,

Ms. Falsetto

3 x $1,000 South Burnaby Metro Club Bursary for soccer, baseball, and basketball: Due April 30th

South Burnaby Metro Club – Les Tarnowski Bursary Application Form
the South Burnaby Metro Club will be awarding three (3) $1,000.00 bursaries representing our
youth Soccer, Baseball and Basketball programs.  The bursaries are open to all graduating Grade 12
students who have in the past or present been actively involved with one of our programs for a minimum
of three (3) years. Multiple sport applications will be accepted, however, you must have participated at
least three (3) years in each specified sport and you may receive only one (1) of the bursaries.
Please complete the following questionnaire referencing the second page. Attach additional sheets, 
if necessary. Submit your application with a covering letter and documentation to: SBMC Bursary
Committee, PO Box 72022, 4429 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4P9.
Application must be received by Thursday, April 30, 2020. See note at end regarding submission.
Application form is HERE.