Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and more!

Category: College Scholarships

Ricoh Office Solutions Scholarship


The scholarship is awarded to a student who, while maintaining a good academic standing has made a significant contribution to the school by demonstrating good citizenship and involvement in school activities.

To be considered for the scholarship the student should have:
• Demonstrated good citizenship
• Been actively involved in school service
• Maintained a good academic standing

The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary program at BCIT. Students must claim the award within two (2) years of graduating from secondary school. Consideration will be given to student with financial need.


$200 for one Burnaby North student that meets above criteria.


3pm Friday April 21, 2023


Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

BCIT Pathways to Success Awards


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. Selection is based on demonstrated leadership skills and/or additional responsibilities. Examples are: Leadership training/courses, volunteer and/or community service, work experience, captain/president of sports team or group, involvement in extracurricular activities, plays a major role in supporting their family, financially or otherwise


2 per Burnaby School District student @ $3,000 each to be selected by district panel

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by 3pm on TUESDAY, MARCH 10th, 2023 .


Pick up an application package from the Scholarship bin in student services  in February or download a pdf version below. All documents including application, personal statement, letter of recommendation, and copy of school transcript combined as one PDF are due to Ms. Mihic by email or  in STUDENT SERVICES by MARCH 10  before 3pm.

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Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarships

Most post-secondary institutions offer some sort of entrance scholarship. For most institutions, all you need to do is apply to the institution; however, read through instructions carefully to see if you need to supply “extras” to be considered for a scholarship. Most institutions do not announce scholarship winners until late in the spring . Check out the list of institutions that have applications now open:

UBC – offers the Presidential Scholars Award (formerly Major Entrance Scholarship) of  a one-time award of approximately $5,000, and renewable awards of up to $80,000 payable over four years. Apply by December 1

SFU – open to domestic and international students and valued  from $10,000 up to an amount sufficient to cover tuition and mandatory supplementary fees. Initial application due December 15; supporting documents and references due by January 31st. Recipients will be notified from mid-March to mid-May 2021.

BCIT – offers range from $1.000-4,000. Most applications due April 15th.

University of the Fraser Valley – deadline to apply is March 10th. Check site for details.

Capilano University- deadline to apply is October 15th. Range in offers and criteria. Check site for details.

Douglas College – offers a variety of one-time scholarships or awards of up to $3,500, and renewable scholarships or awards of up to $20,000, payable over four years. Deadline to apply is March 31st.

Langara College – deadline to apply is February 2022.  Check site for details.

Kwantlen Polytechnique – TBA


University of Toronto – deadline to for early application  in November 7th; regular application deadline is January 12th. Check site for details.

McGill  University – deadline to apply is February 7th.  Check site for details.

Waterloo University – deadline to apply is Feburary 1st.  Check site for details.