Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and more!

Category: Trades Scholarships

Bosa Construction Legacy Scholarship

Criteria

Bosa Construction is looking to award 4 high school students the opportunity to pursue their Carpentry Apprenticeship through BCIT’s top-rated program while working under the guaranteed sponsorship of Bosa Construction.

Our Legacy Scholarship goes beyond financial support for education. It’s an invitation to become part of our industry-leading community. Experience expert mentorship, industry excellence, and shared dedication to construction. This scholarship isn’t just about our common mission; it’s a practical toolkit to forge your own path in the construction industry and make a lasting impact.

Value

Full program tuition would be covered for all levels of Apprenticeship as well as Red Seal Certification Exam upon completion of the program (up to 4+ years of secured employment and tuition)!

Due Date

Official application window opens March 1st 2024 and closes April 15th 2024 11:59PM (link will be added after March 1st)

Procedure

Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be a current grade 12 student residing in the Greater Vancouver area (Metro Vancouver)
  • Must have a SkilledTradesBC ID number (create your ID number here at SkilledTrades BC)
  • Must have a BCIT ID number (create one HERE if you do not have one already)
  • Must submit Resume for review
  • Must complete all required question fields (in application)
  • Must submit completed application within the official application window

Review Process:

  • Applications will be reviewed the first 2 weeks of May 2024
  • Short-listed applicants will be contacted to set up an in-person interview
  • While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities!

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.

Ricoh Office Solutions Scholarship

Criteria

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.

Value

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

DUE DATE

To Ms. Mihic (paper or by email) 3pm Friday March 15, 2024

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.

Burnaby Association of Senior Exempt Employees (BASES)

Criteria

The Burnaby Association of Senior Exempt Employees (BASES) is pleased to be awarding three scholarships in 2020 to well-rounded students graduating from a high school in School District #41 (District) who are furthering their education at an accredited BC post-secondary college or university, or attending a vocational training program at a designated post-secondary technical, trades or vocational institution.  Students applying for the scholarships must meet the following criteria:   

  • Maintained a good academic standing; 
  • Been actively involved in community service, volunteering, and/or have work experience beyond that required for graduation; 
  • Demonstrated leadership in Burnaby through consistent and outstanding dedication to a community initiative and/or in making their community a better place.   

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

Value

2 x Burnaby District students @ $1000 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

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.

 

 

BCIT Pathways to Success Awards

Criteria

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

Value

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 APRIL 3rd, 2024 .

Procedure

Print or download the pdf application below. All documents including application, personal statement, letter of recommendation, and copy of school transcript combined as one PDF, in order,  (check “FAQ” section on blog for instructions) are due to Ms. Mihic by email or  in STUDENT SERVICES by Wednesday, APRIL 3rd before 3pm.

 

 

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/