April Deadlines

WorkSafeBC STUDENT VIDEO CONTEST

Students in Grades 8 – 12 can participate in the 2015 contest on the theme, “No bullies at work – My right to a safe and respectful workplace”

Develop a creative, original video that can be used in social media, illustrating the importance of respect at work and the right that employees have to be free from bullying and harassment.  .

Prizes range from $500 for first prize to the student and $2,000 to the participating school and down.

For more details, visit WorkSafeBC/Student Safety Video Contest

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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SEARS DX DESIGN COMPETITION

Students in Grades 9-10 and 11-12 are invited to participate in the 20th annual Design Exchange competition, in the categories Architecture/Interior Design,Costume Design, Fashion, Graphics, or Industrial Design.

Students may work individually or in teams

Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place are $500, $300, and $200.

More info online http://www.dx.org/index.cfm?id=58546

Award application due date: April 24, 2015

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DOUGLAS COLLEGE ENTRANCE AWARD

Available for students entering full-time studies in September, valued at a maximum of $5000 annually and which may be renewed.  

You must have applied to Douglas in order to apply for the scholarship. 

Apply online after February 1 at www.douglascollege.ca/student-services/financial/financial-aid/scholarships/applying

No late applications will be accepted. 

Supporting documents, including the Volunteer/ Participation Activity form, must be received by APRIL 6/15.  

More info here: Douglas College Entrance Information

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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DOUGLAS COLLEGE FAIRFAX FINANCIAL AWARD

Assist students entering the first year of a full-time diploma or undergraduate degree program at Douglas College.

The objective of the awards is to assist worthy candidates, for whom the cost of pursuing a post-secondary education would be a serious impediment.

$3,500 each academic year, payable directly towards tuition.

More info here: Fairfax Financial

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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KWANTLEN FALL 2015 ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Apply for the Leaders of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarships, (President’s award of $20,000 or the Merit Award of $5000) or the General Entrance Awards Program with values ranging from $1,000 – $3,000.

Details and application forms online.

Award application due date: April 9, 2015

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UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY PRESIDENT’S ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Students planning on attending UFV should apply for the $4,000/year, renewable President’s Entrance Scholarship for BC high school grads enrolling full-time in any post-secondary career, vocational or academic program.

Successful applicants will demonstrate exceptional academics, citizenship, and leadership at school and within the community.

Download applications from www.ufv.ca/entrance-scholarships .

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY PRESIDENT’S ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Outstanding Grads who demonstrate a high level of motivation and effort in their trade, who are planning on enrolling in ANY of the programs offered through UFV’s Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies

Students should apply for one of the three Entrance Scholarships, valued at $2,000 – awarded over 2 semesters ($1000 for tuition in Semester One, $1000 for tuition in Semester Two).

Visit www.ufv.ca/entrance-scholarships to download the application form,

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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BC ARTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIPS

The BC Arts Council (BCAC) provides scholarship funding of up to $6000 per year to BC students seeking world-class opportunities to study the arts, Community, Sport & Cultural Development.

Visit http://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html

Award application due date: April 30, 2015

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BCTIA TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY SCHOLARSHIP

BC Technology Scholarship Program provides grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to work in a tech company, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related discipline (including Engineering, Digital Media, Product Management, Bio-tech, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Computer Science, and more.)

  • 4 x $1,000 for Grade 12 Graduates entering post-secondary.

Applicant must:

  • Be a full-time student at a publicly funded, BC-based educational institution
  • Be accepted or continuing studies at a BC-based educational institution
  • Be a permanent resident, landed immigrant or citizen of Canada
    (Proof of status will be required before grants will be awarded)
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

For more information, please see the BCTIA Scholarship Website

Award application due date: April 22, 2015

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C.S.T. CONSULTANTS INC – GURUPARAN AND WINSOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Awarded annually to two Canadian citizens who are academically gifted, well-rounded, and will be pursuing their first undergraduate commerce/finance/business degree/diploma at a recognized post-secondary institution, in or outside of Canada.

This program is aimed at those students whose parents/guardians do not have a post-secondary education or received their post-secondary education outside of Canada.

The Guruparan scholarship will be awarded to one successful female applicant and the Winsor, to one successful male applicant.

For further information, see the CST Application Package

Award application due date: April 30, 2015

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SCOUTS CANADA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Scouts Canada Scholarship Program provides financial support to members of Scouts Canada entering or continuing in full-time studies at Canadian Universities or Colleges.
All recipients are motivated youth who, with the help of their Scouting experiences have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and a desire to create a better world.
As they progress through life, these skills will be carried with them as they become successful adults in the community. Scouts Canada sees this scholarship program as an investment in the lives of the future leaders of tomorrow.

Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated Scouting history, involvement and achievement;
  • Leadership contributions to Scouting;
  • Community leadership and contributions outside of Scouting;
  • Scholastic achievements up to the time of application;
  • Attitude and aptitude

For more information, please see the Scouts Canada Website

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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BC SCHOOL SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Dave Gifford Memorial and Zone BCSS Scholarships are offered to student-athletes who have balanced high academic achievement with significant success as school athletes and contributors to their community, and who will attend an accredited Canadian University or College.

The Dave Gifford Scholarship is for one male and one female student who truly excels as a student-athlete. 

Applicants must have competed in at least two BCSS approved sports during grade 12.

Unsuccessful applicants for the Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship will automatically be considered for their respective Zone Scholarship.

For more information about the scholarship: BCSS Scholarship Overview 2014-15

For the Application Form BCSS Scholarship Application Form 2014-15

 

Award application due date: April 27, 2015

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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA: President’s Scholarship for International Students ($30,000)

President’s Scholarship is awarded to one full-time undergraduate international student. Valued at $30,000, it is one of the most prestigious scholarships at the University of Ottawa.

Applicants must hold a student visa, have a minimum admission average of 92% (or equivalent) and demonstrate leadership qualities and a commitment to academic and extracurricular activities.

This scholarship can be renewed for the three following years provided the student maintains full-time registration, international student status and a minimum CGPA of 8.5.

The University also provides a one-time award of $1,500 to applicants in second, third and fourth place

Please see the University of Ottawa Website

Award application due date: April 30, 2015

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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA: Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students ($26,000)

The Chancellor’s Scholarship is awarded to one full-time undergraduate international student.

Valued at $26,000, it is one of the most prestigious scholarships at the University of Ottawa.

Applicants must hold a student visa, have a minimum admission average of 92% (or equivalent) and demonstrate leadership qualities and a commitment to academic and extracurricular activities.

This scholarship can be renewed for the three following years provided the student maintains full-time registration, international student status and a minimum CGPA of 8.5.

The University also provides a one-time award of $1,500 to the applicants in second, third and fourth place.

Please see the University of Ottawa Website

Award application due date: April 30, 2015

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PETER PASULA STUDY HABITS SCHOLARSHIP ($500)

Students must answer the essay question in 1000 words or less:

  • If you were asked to help an incoming freshman (Grade 8) with his/her study habits, what are the 10 best study habit tips you would provide them? And why do you believe each is important? 

Visit http://www.mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.com/apply.php

Award application due date: April 1, 2015

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BCIT PATHWAY TO SUCCESS

$3,000 tuition awards are offered to students in Burnaby who have already applied to BCIT, have a BCIT student number, and will begin their studies in a full time first year technology, technical studies or trade program (excluding Apprentice) by March 31, 2016.

Successful applicants display leadership qualities and responsibility, and have demonstrated that they are willing to work hard to achieve their goals.

Download the BCIT Pathway To Success Application here

Award application due date: April 15, 2015

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GRACE FAMILY NETWORK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Three (3) awards of $500 each for use in the 2015/2016 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 enrollment or application to a post-secondary school in the 2015-2016 academic year
  • A one page essay on “Planting Seeds of Change”

Priority will be given to students in financial need.

See the Grace Family Network Website or Mr. Kwan for the Application & more details

Award application due date: April 30, 2015

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BURNABY SOUTH SECONDARY SCHOOL PAC BURSARY 

  • 4 awards of $ 500.00/each
  • been attending Burnaby South Secondary since September 2014
  • contributed significant leadership / volunteering efforts in school or community

For more details,see Mr. Kwan in C105

Award application due date: April 15, 2015

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