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Applications now being accepting from student leaders in the province of British Columbia who will be entering their first year of post secondary education in September 2018, who are in good academic standing and that have made exceptional contributions to:

  • 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, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Deadline to apply: March 15, 2018

We know youth get it. The costs associated with pursuing post-secondary education are steep. At Coast Capital Savings, we’re committed to building a richer future for youth by helping young people succeed during their school years. That’s why we offer the Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards.  Since 2004, our Youth Get It Education Awards have provided 626 students with over $1.6 million toward their post-secondary education.

In 2015, we shook things up a bit, and reached out to school districts to help us select the recipients for the Youth Get It Education Awards. Together, we awarded 41 students a total of $145,000. Given the success of this joint effort, we’re pleased to announce that we are once again reaching out to school districts to select the recipients of the 2016 Youth Get It Education Awards.

Standing Tall Award

59 Awards of $2500 Available

Our Standing Tall Awards support youth who have faced adversity and 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 issues, family issues, personal loss, or lack of supports (for example, youth who are or who have been in government care).

To be eligible to receive an award, students must not have previously received an Education Award from us, and be:

  • A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
  • A BC resident (for at least 6 months)
  • Graduating high school in June 2016 from one of 24 School Districts (see attached) in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, mid and southern Vancouver Island and Kelowna
  • Planning to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in Fall 2018

If you are interested in being considered for this award, please fill out the following application, and bring it to Ms. Martens in Room 104 by 12:00 on Tuesday April 3, 2018

Complete the following application to apply!

The Selection Committee representing the Michael J. Fox Theatre Society Board of Directors will again award at least $10,000 in Scholarships for 2018. The actual amounts of each scholarship have yet to be determined. Decisions will be based on the strength of the applications, letters of support and financial challenges you are facing in pursuing post-secondary arts education.

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.
 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

Click here for application details: MJF Theatre Scholarship Application Forms


K-12 Nominations

The International Student Ambassador Scholarship for K-12 Entry is for international students entering B.C. public or independent schools.

Selection Criteria

In order to be eligible to be nominated by a school district or independent school, the international student must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be accepted for first-time entry into a B.C. public or independent school at the Grade 9, 10, or 11 level
  • Be of school age (no older than 19 by June 30, 2018)
  • Be nominated by a BC school district or independent school
  • Hold a valid passport from one of the eligible categories

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Each year, the Looking Glass Foundation awards several thousand dollars to BC students who have received, or are currently receiving, treatment for an eating disorder. Tomorrow, March 1st, we will begin accepting applications for our Persevere, Rise Above, and Pursue Your Passion scholarships, to be awarded to 3 promising students!

This year, we are delighted to award the Rise Above scholarship in honour of two highly valued members of the LGF Community: Jeff and Sonia Hayes. The Hayes have been generous donors, supporters, and volunteers with Looking Glass for nearly a decade, and we look forward to awarding the Jeff and Sonia Hayes Rise Above Scholarship to a deserving recipient this year!
Here’s what you need to know:

  • Applications are open to all genders and ages, in any program area
  • Eligible scholarship recipients are Canadian students enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited BC post-secondary institution,
    are BC residents enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution
  • Students should be commencing or returning to full-time studies between September 2018 and January 2019
  • The application deadline is July 6th, 2018
  • You can apply online on March 1st! Application forms, rules, and full instructions will be made available on our webpage at that time

Please contact with any questions or concerns. 


The Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity recognizes graduating students who harbour the hope and potential for a brighter tomorrow in the face of adversity through the loss of a parent and/or sibling.

CRCCS is proud to give back by providing financial recognition to students who exemplify Charlene’s involvement in the community and/or volunteer work which encourages the youth of today to be the leaders of tomorrow. This program was inspired by Charlene’s passion for children and desire for a closer community.

All bursaries require that candidates are in good academic standing, contribute to their communities, and will be furthering their education at a post-secondary institution upon graduation. CRCCS board of directors will select the successful recipients.

To qualify for a $1000 CRCCS bursary, the student will be required to meet the criteria.  The criteria includes;

    • Grade 12 graduating student
    • Loss of a parent and/or a sibling
    • Enrolled in a certified post secondary program within the same year of graduating
    • Involved in the community/volunteer work
    • a BC Resident
    • Complete mailing address, contact information and full name of the applicant
    • Complete mailing address, contact information and the name of secondary school
    • A 300-500 word essay on how they fit the criteria, including all contact information

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2018 Grace Family Network Foundation Scholarship

Amount: Three (3) awards of $500 each for use in the 2018/2019 academic year

Grace Family Network Foundation has established a scholarship fund to award to deserving high school graduates in financial need. The awards are intended to encourage students who are pursuing a post-secondary education and who have demonstrated not only academic achievement but also interest in their communities.

Scholarships will be awarded to three students in the amount of $500. As well, the winning essays submitted by the scholarship recipients will be featured on gfnf’s website. Application criteria include:

  • A resident of the Greater Vancouver Regional District
  • Currently registered in Grade 12
  • Criteria: students with outstanding academic and leadership achievements demonstrating financial need
  • Evidence of enrolment or application to a post-secondary school in the 2018-2019 academic year
  • A one page essay on “What does resilience mean to you?” (see application form for more details)

For more information about gfnf scholarships or to download an application, click on the link below.

Application deadline: May 31, 2018

Please apply by downloading the Application Form

Please help us advertise this scholarship in your school: Poster

We believe that this is another tangible way through which to invest in our youth-in-need. If you’re a qualifying student, we invite you to apply.

Any question regarding this scholarship or application process can be directed to:

If you would like to partner with us financially to help students achieve their goals, please contact us at:



The Burnaby Association of Senior Exempt Employees (BASES) Scholarship, worth $1,000, is awarded annually to a well-rounded SD41 – Burnaby student who meets the following criteria:


The scholarship will be awarded to an SD41 – Burnaby student who has:

  • maintained a good academic standing;
  • been actively involved in community service and/or volunteer work beyond that required for graduation; and
  • demonstrated leadership in Burnaby through consistent and outstanding dedication to a community initiative or making their community a better place.

Scholarship will be awarded to an SD41 – Burnaby student who is going on to a BC post secondary or vocational training program.  The recipient will be required to provide proof of enrollment in a qualified program in order to receive the scholarship payment

Consideration is to be given to a student with financial need.



Just a reminder that all alumni scholarships (for Seaforth, Forest Grove, Cameron, Lyndhurst, Stoney Creek and University Highlands) are due this Thursday, March 1st to Ms. Martens in Room 104. Please note that the Lyndhurst scholarship should be sent directly as per the application instructions. 

In 1997 ICBA started the scholarship program known as the Achievement Awards”. To date, the association has raised and distributed over $300,000 in scholarship funds. 

ICBABC 2018 Students Achievement Awards Application

Cover Letter Awards 2018