Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and more!

Category: Financial Need (Page 1 of 2)

Singh Excavating BC Scholarship

Criteria

We are looking for a student that is in need of financial assistance, gives back to their community as a volunteer, is engaged as a student, and has plans to move on to college, university or trades based education.

Refer to document below for specific application instructions.

Value

1 per Burnaby student  x $1000

Due Date

to Ms. Mihic in Student Services or via email by March 15, 2024 before 3PM.

Procedure

Complete following application and components. If emailing, send documents in order specified as one PDF.

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Rotary Club of Burnaby Bursary Award

Criteria

The Rotary Club of Burnaby – Bursary Award is awarded to one student in each of Burnaby’s secondary schools who meets the following criteria:

The bursary will be awarded to a student who:
▪ 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
▪ demonstrates financial need.

The bursary will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary or vocational training program.

Value

One bursary in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a BNSS student.

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by 3pm on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, 2024 BEFORE 3PM .

Procedure

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

Jean Ip Scholarship Foundation

Criteria

This scholarship is intended to provide support to a student who (i.) demonstrates contribution to their community and (ii.) is graduating Grade 12. Preference will be given to applicants who have had to overcome adversity in the pursuit of their education and who have demonstrated leadership qualities. The scholarship is awarded based on the recommendation of the Board committee from the participating Lower Mainland School Districts. The award is not dependent on Grade Point Average (GPA).

Value

amount TBA for a Burnaby North Student

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by 3pm on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, 2024 BEFORE 3PM .

Procedure

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 “FAQ” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

1) Jean Ip Foundation Scholarship Application
2) Cover letter including statement of financial need
3) Two (2) letters of reference
4) Transcript of grades for grade 11 and 12 courses
5) Media Consent Form

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Interworld Development Scholarship

Criteria

Awarded to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in a Youth Train in Trades and Youth Work in Trades program and meets the following eligibility criteria.

To be considered for the award the student must have

  • successfully completed a Youth Train in Trades and Youth Work in Trades program in the Burnaby School District with a high level of effort, determination and integrity
  • successfully completed 120 hours industry-recognized work experience
  • demonstrated a high level of motivation to continue to develop skills and abilities in the chosen profession
  • demonstrated plans to continue in studies in the chosen field at post-secondary or apprenticeship training
  • been nominated for the award by a Youth Train in Trades or Youth Work in Trades program teacher

Consideration is to be given to a student with financial need. The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary or apprenticeship trades training program.

Value

$1000 will be awarded to a graduating student from BNSS who meets the above eligibility criteria.

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by 3pm on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, 2023 BEFORE 3PM .

Procedure

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 “FAQ” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

CUPE Local 23 Scholarship

Criteria

The CUPE Local 23 scholarship is awarded to one student in each of Burnaby’s secondary schools who meets the following criteria:

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has:
▪ Maintained a good academic standing
▪ Demonstrated good citizenship in school and the community
▪ Participated in volunteer activities

Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is going on to a BC post secondaryor vocational training program. Consideration should be given to a student with financial need.

Value

$500 to a Burnaby North student

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, 2024 before 3PM .

PROCEDURE

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

Julie Cole Bursary

Criteria

This award will support a student pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety through post-secondary studies with demonstrated genuine financial need.

  • Applications will be accepted from students enrolling in a full-time, accredited Occupational Health and Safety program at college or university in BC (BCIT, UBC) for the 2023-2024 year
  • Applications will be accepted from high school graduates and those furthering their education in health and safety graduate studies as outlined in the list of qualified programs
  • Applicants will submit abstracts showing their academic results
  • Applicants will submit an essay of 750 to 1,200 words explaining why workplace health and safety is important to them, and why they are pursuing this course of study
  • Applicants will include information about their financial need in their application
  • Applicants will be Canadian citizens or permanent residents residing in the province of B.C.
Value

$500

Due Date

Online March 15, 2024.

Procedure

Complete oonline application at https://safetyalliancebc.ca/julie-cole-bursary/ 

 

Chad Turpin Scholarship (provided by BASES)

Criteria

The Burnaby Association of Senior Exempt Employees (BASES) is pleased to be award The Chad Turpin Scholarship – One (1) scholarship in the amount of $2000 will be awarded to a student who:

  • Maintained a good academic standing 
  • Is interested in pursuing a career in public administration, public policy or public service  
  • Demonstrates a need for financial assistance to pursue their education, for example, a student that must secure employment while attending school.  

  The recipient(s) will be required to provide proof of enrollment in a qualified program in order to receive their scholarship payment.   

NoteOne of the above scholarships will be awarded to a student who is pursuing academic education at a college or university and the other will be awarded to a student who is pursuing vocational training program at a designated post-secondary technical, trades or vocational institute. 

Value

1 Burnaby District student @ $2,000 each

Due Date

  To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by 3pm on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, 2024 BEFORE 3PM .

Procedure

  • a cover letter stating why you are a suitable candidate for this scholarship
  • a copy of your Grade 11 and 12 transcript
  • resume
  • a reference letter(s) to support your volunteer experience
  • a reference letter(s) to support your leadership in the community

Submit to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic (dragana.mihic@burnabyschools.ca) by due date. Refer to “FAQ” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

 

RISE Awards

Criteria

Beedie Luminaries has created the The Refugee & Immigrant Student Education (RISE) Awards which  have the potential to transform the lives of its recipients and enrich the communities we live in, and ultimately create a new generation of conscientious, caring and engaged Canadian leaders. You must:

  • Be a refugee who was granted permanent residency or a protected person under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) after January 1, 2016, residing full-time in BC for the previous 6 consecutive months.
  • Be born between the years of 1988 and 2004. Have completed secondary school (or equivalent).
  • Plan to be a full-time or part-time student and use funding for post secondary education.
  • Apply to, or be currently enrolled at, one of the eligible post-secondary institutions.
  • Demonstrate your and/or your family’s financial adversity, and how it has affected you.
  • Be endorsed by a community organization, teacher, employer, settlement worker or someone who knows you well.
Value
  • Up to $11,000 CAD per year for a college certificate/diploma or trades foundation programs,
    tenable for up to two years of funding OR Up to $11,000 CAD per year for a bachelors degree program, tenable for up to four years of funding. (FULL-TIME STUDENTS)
  • Up to $5,500 CAD per year for a college certificate/diploma or trades foundation programs,
    tenable for up to three years of funding OR Up to $5,500 CAD per year for a bachelors degree program, tenable for up to six years of funding. (PART-TIME STUDENTS)
Due Date

Applications for Cohort 2024 of the RISE Program are now open and will close on January 31st at 9AM (PST).

Procedure

Apply online at https://beedieluminaries.ca/rise-program/

City of Burnaby Bursary Award Program

Criteria
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of the City of Burnaby;
  • Be in Grade 12 and eligible to graduate (within the year of application) from a public secondary school in Burnaby’s School District
  • Be accepted to a program of studies at a post-secondary institution in Canada, such as universities, community colleges, technical schools – proof of registration in a minimum of three courses in a post-secondary institution shall be required before any bursary award payment is made to a recipient
  • Preference will be given to a student who has participated in a community program prior to graduating and can demonstrate outstanding community involvement and volunteerism; and,
  • Students who demonstrate financial need (family income below $50,000) will be given priority.
Value

$1,000 to a Burnaby North student (each school gets one)

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd BEFORE 3PM .

Procedure

Download and complete fillable pdf below  or pick up a paper application in Scholarship Applications folder by Student Services entrance. These forms must be in to Ms. Mihic by Friday, February 2nd.  The school can nominate up to 3 applicant whereupon the City of Burnaby will select a successful applicant and inform them and the school.

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Beedie Luminaries Scholarship

Criteria

Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident for the past three years. Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% for grade 11 and available grade 12 marks. Must demonstrate financial adversity and use funding towards a post-secondary institution, trade school or college in which you will be enrolled full-time.  Two letters of reference required (1 teacher; 1 community-based) in addition to transcript and application. Eligibility details below or at: https://beedieluminaries.ca/eligibility/

Value

up to $40,000/ 4 years for a Bachelor’s Degree Program or Trade School Program.

Due Date

online by Monday,  JANUARY 8, 2024 (9 AM PST)

Procedure

Submit an online application by visiting
https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca/welcome/BeedieLuminaries/

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