Full Ride Scholarships Available for VFS Acting, Game Design & Animation Programs

Vancouver Film School has just launched some huge scholarship offers including 5 full ride scholarships and up to $750,000 in partial scholarships for runner up applicants.

This is a unbeatable opportunity for anyone you know interested in a career in Acting, Game Design, Programming or Animation.

Here are the details to pass on:

Emily Bett Richards – Acting Scholarship

  • One Full Ride Scholarship to VFS’ Acting for Film & Television Program
  • One Full Ride Scholarship to VFS’ Acting Essentials Program (4 month)
  • Up to $250K in partial scholarship funding to runner-up applicants

Victor Lucas – Game Design & Programming Scholarship

  • One Full Ride Scholarship to VFS’ Game Design Program
  • One Full Ride Scholarship to VFS’ Programming for Games, Web and Mobile Program
  • Up to $250K in partial scholarship funding to runner-up applicants

Michal Makarewicz – 3D Animation Scholarship

  • One Full Ride Scholarship to VFS’ 3D Animation and Visual Effects Program
  • Up to $250K in partial scholarship funding to runner-up applicants

Scholarships are for enrollment in the 2019 school year and are open to student applicants from anywhere in the world that are 17 years of age or older at the time of application.

Scholarship deadline is April 14, 2019.

Berridge Programs for Theatre Students – Scholarships offered

For the past 11 summers, Berridge Programs has been welcoming students from around the world to the Chateau le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France to live in community, develop their unique talents and experience another culture. Our program offer the perfect blend of performing arts camp and travel abroad experience. You can read about our program here www.berridgeprograms.com.

DATES: June 22nd – July 18th, 2019

COST: $7495 USD

Application is open to all students currently in grades 9-12, including graduated seniors. Our application process is ONLINE ONLY. There is no final application deadline for regular or scholarship applications. There is no required audition for our program however, if you are applying for a scholarship, we encourage you to send a 1-2 minute monologue via Youtube link to support your application. We accept applications on a rolling basis until the program is full. We award places on the program (including scholarships) as applications are received so early application is encouraged.


We are still accepting scholarship applications for 2019. There is no final deadline, we accept applications until the program is full. We offer two types of scholarships:


Our Merit Scholarship is a set award of $1500 off tuition open to all students. You will need to submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, preferably a media or theatre teacher.


Our Financial Need Scholarship is a flexible award for up to 60% of the program tuition based on financial information submitted with your application. You will need a reference from a teacher, preferably a theatre or film teacher.  If you attend a fee paying school, you will need to be on scholarship at your school to qualify for this award. For the Acting Program, we encourage you to send an audition monologue via YouTube link.

Looking Glass Foundation Scholarships


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). 

Application Guidelines:

  • 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 

Please contact scholarship@lookingglassbc.com with any questions or concerns.

Grace Family Network Bursary for Financial Need – $500

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. 



Burnaby Central Secondary will be hosting a Scholarship Writing Workshop and Panel Discussion (#NSNWrites) in collaboration with National Student Network to discuss  key topics in preparing and writing scholarship and post-secondary entrance essays. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce high school students to various tools and provide student advice on how to compose a thoughtful and compelling essay that strongly reflects the students achievements and communication skills. Students will also be joined by skilled senior graduate and professional program students who will describe their experiences and share their insights in scholarly writing. The workshop is free of charge and students are encouraged to submit a writing sample to the NSN Editorial Team for feedback and comments.

Interested in this event? Register!

Location: Burnaby Central Secondary School (ROOM A206)

When: March 13, 2019 

Time: 6:00-7:30PM

Registration DeadlineMarch 4, 2019

Registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/i9s5F3P5VkJmxFIa2 

Are you Seaforth alumni?

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.

Daneen Skilling School Scholarship – $2500

Attention aspiring Occupational Health and Safety Students!


This is an annual award in honour of Ms. Daneen Skilling, a dedicated and professional leader to business and community in ensuring workplaces are safe and healthy. Ms. Skilling served as Chair, Board of Directors of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC (the Alliance) for seven years during a period of significant growth. Her experience, leadership, and dedication in has led the Alliance in becoming a leading centre for health and safety.


This award will support a worthy student pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety through post-secondary studies and a commitment to making workplaces physically and psychologically healthy and safe environments for workers and the communities where they operate.

The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a leading provider of health and safety services in BC.  An industry-funded organization with a board of directors elected from BC manufacturing industries, the Alliance is dedicated to ensuring Occupational Health and Safety professionals of the future are well qualified to provide industry advice and leadership.

This scholarship supports the Alliance Vision – 2020: Partnering with BC’s industry leaders to achieve cultural change that ensures safe workplaces for all employees.


The annual scholarship of $2,500 is offered by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. A secondary practicum opportunity is included in this scholarship following successful completion of studies with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

  • Applications will be accepted from students enrolling in an accredited Occupational Health and Safety program at college or university in BC (BCIT, UBC, SFU, UVIC, UNBC, or Okanagan College) for the 2019 – 2020 year.
  • Applicants 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 be Canadian citizens or permanent residents residing in the province of BC.
  • Deadline for applications will be March 15, 2019.

Apply Here:  https://safetyalliancebc.ca/daneen-skilling-scholarship/


Michael J. Fox Theatre Visual and Performing Arts Scholarships

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.
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.
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