March Deadlines

Pathway to Education Scholarship ($3000)

The Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship (PTES) is awarded to 20 outstanding high school graduates who have demonstrated a commitment and aptitude for a career path in K-12 teaching.

Each recipient will receive a $5000 scholarship voucher to use towards tuition in their teaching program at a designated BC post-secondary institution.

We’re looking for applicants who are:

  • Maintaining a ‘B’ average (73% or above) in all Grade 11 and 12 courses required for graduation
    • with no more than one Grade 12 mark at a ‘C+’ level (67% or above)
  • Showing evidence of commitment and aptitude for a teaching career in the K-12 system

For more information, see the following link: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/provincial-scholarships/pathway-to-teacher-education-scholarship

Deadline:  March 31st

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BC Excellence Scholarship ($5000)

There are 55 BC Excellence Scholarships available to recognize well-rounded B.C. graduates.

Winners will have demonstrated community service, both inside and outside their schools, and shown aptitude and commitment to their chosen career paths.

They will receive a $5000 scholarship voucher to use for post-secondary tuition.

Students must be nominated for this scholarship by their school.

If nominated, the student must submit an application (PDF) to their school district or independent school authority, who will forward it to the Ministry of Education for adjudication by the selection committee.

Nominees’ applications will be assessed on the following criteria. Nominees must:

  • Meet basic eligibility requirements
  • Be in their graduating year, with graduation to occur by August 31 or sooner of the year in which they are nominated
  • Have at least a:
    • “B” (73% or above) in their Language Arts 11 final mark
    • “B” average in Grade 11 final course marks that fulfill graduation requirements of Science 11, Math 11 and Social Studies 11, with no more than one “C+” (67% or above) final course mark, (marks lower than “C+” are not accepted)
  • Maintain a “B” average in Grades 11 and 12 final course marks required for graduation
  • Submit a resume
  • Provide two references, one from their community and one from their school
  • Provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) describing:
    • What lead them to their community service, volunteer activity, and/or leadership role
    • What they learned from this involvement
    • How these skills/experiences will benefit them in their chosen career path

For more information, see the following link: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/provincial-scholarships/bc-excellence-scholarships

Deadline:  March 31st

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