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Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:

  • An annual stipend of $10,000
  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings

We also grant approximately 104 finalist and provincial awards to promising candidates who are not selected as Loran Scholars.

Applications are now open and available online at

Burnaby Mountain is able to sponsor three candidates for the Loran Scholarship, and any additional candidates are able to apply through direct pool. If you would like to be considered as a school sponsored Loran Scholar, please give your completed application to Mrs. Lewis by Monday October 1st at 2:30pm. Late applications will NOT be considered for school sponsorship. Questions? See Mrs. Lewis in rm 124!

Grads of 2019 this blog will help you in finding scholarship opportunities and important application information you need to support your financial needs for your post secondary education and daily living expenses.  Please join the scholarship group on Mountain Connect to receive notifications when a new post has been made.   You can also check this blog on a regular basis.  Pay attention to deadlines and important criteria.  If you apply for a Burnaby School District scholarship you will need to fill out a Student Profile Sheet to be a candidate.  It is found on the Burnaby Mountain Website under the students page.

Mrs. Lewis & Mrs. Belyea will be working with you throughout this process.

Mrs. Lewis is available to answer questions during period 8 or email

Please submit your completed student profile sheet to Mrs. Lewis (room 124) or Mrs. Belyea (306).

There will be an important scholarship meeting Thursday September 20, 2018 at lunch in the Multi Purpose Room.


Please remember to send a thank you note to your scholarship donor if you were a recipient of a scholarship or award at the School Leaving Ceremony.  This is a wonderful way to show gratitude:)

To all the Graduates 2018,

Your family, friends, teachers, and community are proud of all of your accomplishments.  We have over $605,500.00 awarded to your grad class thus far.

BigSun Scholarship 

 Deadline:  June 19, 2018

Amount of Award:  $500.00

Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.


The Confratellanza Scholarships 2018 – Principal Copy – PDF is again offering several $1,000 scholarships to assist eligible students in their post secondary studies.

The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese was founded in 1904 and is committed to the preservation of Italian cultural heritage and contributing to the enrichment of the multicultural community in the Greater Vancouver area.

The Clean Energy Association of BC (CEBC) is offering a $1000 scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing a future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution. The recipient must be a BC secondary student (full-time, currently enrolled) that is graduating in 2018.

Application Materials:

  • Applicants must submit a 1-2 page paper (500 words) responding to the question “Why is clean energy important to me as a young person in BC?” Please explain why clean energy is important, cite any relevant experience with projects, volunteering, or community work, and indicate any future plans for involvement (please indicate the post-secondary institutions you have applied to and any acceptances).
  • Applicants must also provide one letter of reference (not a relative). This could be from a teacher, a community representative, a pastor/religious teacher or a coach. The reference letter should speak to your character as a person.
  • Applicants must provide there contact information – address, phone number and e-mail.

The deadline for applications is May 27, 2018.

Please submit applications by mail or email to:

Anitra Paris

354-409 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1T2

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants

Scholarship Deadline June 14, 2018

 There is still time for students in grade 12 to apply.  Visit our website at to learn more about this opportunity.

 If you have any questions, please direct them to

 The DDAA rewards graduating students for excellence and continuing their studies in the following Elective Areas:

  1. Fine Arts (Visual Arts, Dance, Drama, Music)
  2. Applied Skills (Business Ed, Technology Ed, Culinary Arts and Fashion)
  3. Physical Activity ( Athletics, Dance, Gymnastics, not limited to Physical Education)
  4. Indigenous Languages and Culture (demonstrated at school or in the community)
  5. Second Languages (including Aboriginal Languages)
  6. Community Service (Volunteer Activity)
  7. Technical & Trades Training (eg. Carpentry, Automotive, Mechanics, Cook Training)
  • must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed immigrant)
  • must be a BC resident
  • must have excelled in one of the six areas listed above
  • must be a graduate of the 2018 Graduation Program by August 31
  • must be enrolling in a post secondary program to continue studies in your chosen elective area. (Priority will be given to students who are enrolling in a certificate or diploma post secondary program or technical training institution)
  • a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average
  • a minimum of FOUR courses (with exception to Community Service) from their chosen elective area listed above. One of the four courses may be Work Experience 12A if it is related to your chosen career path.
Eligibility for the Community Service (Volunteer Activity) elective area:
  • demonstration of local and global issues and cultural awareness
  • courses: one leadership course in grades 11 or 12 plus extensive involvement in student government or school councils plus significant participation and leadership in a service-oriented club
  • community service/volunteer activity hours:  participation in a minimum of 300 hoursof community service/volunteer activity over grades 10 through 12 that is beyond classwork and course requirements if one leadership course taken in grade 11 or 12.
  • Or400 hours if community service/volunteer activity over grades 10 through 12 that is beyond classwork and course requirements if no leadership course is taken in grade 11 or 12.
  • Service can be undertaken in and/or outside of school.  Work experience hours, if directly related to service-related career that requires post secondary training can be included.  Students must provide evidence of their service in the form of a letter/document outlining dates and hours and a description of duties performed signed by the adult manager or supervisor of the program or organization.  Letter should include full contact information of the manager or supervisor.
  • demonstration of good attendance, punctuality, work habits and cooperation.
Application Instructions:

1)Type all the information in the left-hand column. Don’t forget your cell number so I can contact you.

2) Type all the information at the top of the right-hand column. 
       e.g. Elective Area:              Applied Skills (from the list above)
              Chosen Career Area:  Accountant
              Post Secondary Inst.: BCIT
              Program:                      Business   

3)  Typefour  grade 11 or 12 courses from your elective area ( Work Experience 12A may be  included if it relates to your career path) e.g Financial Accounting 11, Financial Accounting 12, Business Computer Applications 11, Work Experience 12A 
4) List nine more grade 11 or grade  12 courses. Choose your TOP courses; the courses which you have the highest marks. 

5) ENTER your letter grades and Final Average %.

6) DO NOT complete the GPA, Other Courses, Overall GPA or Overall Average% section.
7) Print, SIGN and DATE the application and staple the transcript behind the application before you submit to Mrs. Lewis or Mrs. Belyea.


8) Mrs. Lewis will attach your transcript of term 1 & 2 marks to your application.

Successful candidates will receive vouchers in October or November 2018.

Nelson’s Scholarship for Indigenous Students


Nelson’s mission is to support the success of Canadian students. We are proud to recognize and celebrate the contributions of students who have gone the extra mile for their communities.


Nelson’s Indigenous Student Scholarships supports First Nation, Métis and Inuit student leaders in achieving their educational goals. Three $3000 scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and a commitment to preserving Indigenous languages and culture.

The application window is April 3 – June 29, 2018.

More important information and the application form can be found here Indigenous Scholarship Release and Nelson Scholarship