Each year, the Looking Glass Foundation awards several thousand dollars to BC students who have received, or are currently receiving, treatment for an eating disorder. As of today, we are accepting applications for Persevere, Rise Above, and Pursue Your Passion scholarships.
New this year: The Rise Above category is now reserved for Looking Glass volunteers who demonstrate strong leadership and community service, as our way of celebrating those who truly “rise above” in order to uphold the vision and values of our organization. To qualify for this category, you must be either a current volunteer of more than 6 months, or a recent volunteer who was active within the past six months and served for a period of at least six consecutive months prior to departure.
- Current volunteers: Started volunteering no later than Sept 5th 2018).
- Recent volunteers: Started volunteering prior to March 5th 2018, and stopped no earlier than Sept. 5th 2018).
- Please read the Scholarship Program Flyer for a full overview of eligibility criteria
- Applications are open to all genders and ages, in any program area
- Graduate students are no longer eligible to apply for Looking Glass Scholarships. This is to ensure a fair competitive field for newer students, and to meet the program’s goal of celebrating and supporting students who may be managing recovery and academia goals for the first time
- Applicants must be BC residents enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution
- Students must be commencing or returning to full-time studies between September 2019 and January 2020
- The application deadline is July 5th, 2019
- You can apply online today! Application forms, rules, and full instructions are available on our webpage
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A scholarship opportunity for graduating students with demonstrable financial need, who intend to pursue post-secondary studies in any field.
Founded in the memory of Rebecca Chan, the Grace Family Network Foundation (gfnf) is a non-profit organization that aims to support and encourage under-resourced children and youth in the Greater Vancouver area. gfnf is the embodiment of Rebecca’s heart for others and the hope that it will be carried on in some small way.
Three scholarships of $500 each are available to Greater Vancouver area students graduating in 2019 and beginning their studies at any post-secondary institution in the Fall of 2019. Priority will be given to students in financial need. Applications must be received in full by 11:59pm on May 31st, 2019. Winners will be notified by July, 2019.
The application is available on our website at www.gfnf.org.
The United Croats of Canada King Tomislav Branch (Croatian Cultural Centre Vancouver) provides scholarships and bursaries to deserving grade 12 students of Croatian heritage. Applications are due by MAY 1ST. Applications can be found online at http://www.croatiancentre.com/croatian-services/scholarships
Or click here: UKH Scholarship 2019
The Seaforth Parent Advisory Council is proud to be offering two $250.00 ( total of $500) scholarships for École Seaforth Elementary School alumni.
- demonstrates commitment to community
- demonstrates leadership to younger members of the community as well as partnership with elder members
- learns from others
- respectable grade point average
In a 500 word essay the eligible students must demonstrate how they have exemplified these qualities. While we encourage all to apply, we are looking for students that have gone outside of the home or classroom to make a difference in the community and make this community a better place to live.
Please include a brief letter of support for this scholarship from a teacher or a school/community official as well as the dates the student attended Seaforth.
All applications need to be submitted by April 1st 2019.
Attention Dancers, Musicians, Singers, Actors, Visual Artists, Media Artists, Producers and Writers!
The Selection Committee representing the Michael J. Fox Theatre Society Board of Directors will again award at least $15,000 in Scholarships for 2019. The actual amounts of each scholarship have yet to be determined. Decisions will be based on the strength of the applications, letters of support and financial challenges you are facing in pursuing post-secondary arts education.
Applicants must submit their application to the Chair of their school’s scholarship committee (Ms. McChesney in room A100) by April 1st, 2019. Applications will then be reviewed by the members of the school’s Visual and Performing Arts Department to develop a short list of no more than three of the school’s strongest applicants.
All applications and the list of priority candidates should then be forwarded to Katelyn Modesto at the School District Office by Wednesday April 10, 2019.
You must be a student graduating from a Burnaby secondary school at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. You must be a Canadian citizen or Landed Immigrant.
Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the selection committee.
3. AWARD CRITERIA
Your letter of application must include the following information:
Confirmation that you are currently enrolled in a visual or performing arts course in a Burnaby secondary school.
Documentation to demonstrate your interest, dedication and aptitude in an arts or in multiple arts disciplines, e.g. dance, drama, music, visual art, theatre, script writing, stagecraft, directing, media arts.
Evidence of your financial need and an explanation of why there are no other financial resources available to you.
A history of your school and/or community involvement (i.e. school productions, student government, choir member, volunteer work, charity work, service clubs).
A copy of your secondary school transcript to demonstrate that your grades are high enough for acceptance to a post-secondary educational institution.
A statement that indicates your desired post-secondary Degree or Certificate in an Arts discipline and your Career Goal.
4. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
Your complete package must be submitted to the chairperson of your school’s Scholarship Committee (Ms. McChesney in room A100) by April 1st, 2019.
Application: MJF Theatre Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship Application
The Brett Meredith Award for Distinction in Writing is awarded to a grade 12 student who demonstrates a passion and aptitude for creative writing.
This award was created in 2017 in memory of Brett Meredith, a well-respected English and Creative Writing teacher at Alpha Secondary.
To be considered for the award the student must have:
- Been enrolled at Alpha Secondary for their grade 12 year
- Been admitted to a post-secondary institution for the upcoming school year
- Been a strong, positive member of the school community (ex. Grad Council, student council, clubs, sports teams, etc.)
- Demonstrated a passion and aptitude for creative writing (ex. short stories, poetry, script writing, narrative essays)
To apply, please fill out an application and submit to Ms. McChesney in room A100 along with a cover letter and creative writing sample by Wednesday April 3rd.
THE BRETT MEREDITH AWARD APPLICATION