$50 MILLION Beedie Luminaries Scholarships for promising students with financial need. Apply before February 15, 2019

Beedie Luminaries is a social-profit enterprise designed to help remove barriers to education and provide wrap-around support for promising students who are facing financial adversity. Students who are smart, but constrained by circumstance. Students who are ready to rise above their circumstances and achieve their dreams.

  • 50 scholarships in 2019 (pilot year)
  • $40,000 per student / 4-year undergraduate degree
  • $15,000 per student / 2-year college or trade-school diploma
  • “Stay on Track” student support
  • Annual student team-building retreat
  • Access to mentors
  • Summer paid internship opportunities

We are looking for resilient BC students facing financial adversity who have the academic readiness to advance their education, achieve their dreams, and inspire others.

To be eligible for a Beedie Luminaries Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident for at least three years
  • Reside in the Lower Mainland (only 2018/19 applications). Beedie Luminaries plans to scale the program in the future to include students from across BC, applying to all public BC post-secondary institutions
  • Be in Grade 12 (2018/19 application only, future application opportunities may change)
  • Have applied (or plan to apply) to a BC post-secondary institution or trade school for a full-time program commencing no later than September 2019 (only the selected eight institutions will be eligible in 2018/19)
  • Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year
  • Have faced financial adversity
  • Use funding for a post-secondary institution, trade school or college
  • Be endorsed by their school principal, a teacher or counsellor (required) and a community organization (optional). The letters of endorsement must be included with the application.

All application information is HERE.

Due February 15, 2019.

$25,000 STEAM Horizon Awards: Due Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Are you often described as a leader, an achiever, or an innovator? Do you have limitless drive, ambition, and determination? If so, there’s an opportunity to receive a $25,000 prize towards your post-secondary education.

Founded in 2016, the STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canada’s youth to promote positive changes throughout their community using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM).

Winners will be awarded a $25,000 prize for their post-secondary education. Two of the five prizes will go to Indigenous youth. The prizes will be funded by the Ingenium Foundation, alongside a group of award sponsors. We are confident that these recipients will act as role models and ambassadors for future STEAM generations.

Who is eligible?

  • Must be a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident of Canada
  • Must be between 16 and 18 years old at the time of application
  • Must be recognized for STEAM-related accomplishments in a formal or informal way
  • Must be maintaining a minimum academic average of 85%
  • Must either be preparing to enroll in Fall 2019, or currently enrolled, in their first year of post-secondary education. The enrolment must be in a STEAM field in Canada

All application info is available HERE.

Due January 16, 2019.

$1,000 Charlene Reaveley Scholarship for a graduate who has lost a parent or sibling: due April 15, 2019

The Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity is a registered charity, located in the lower mainland and serves all of BC.  We support children and their families who have lost a loved one with services such as fully-funded counselling, bursaries, camp funding, a toy drive and a lending library of books and resources.

CRCCS would like to offer a $1000 bursary to graduating students who have lost a parent and/or sibling. 

To qualify for a $1000 CRCCS bursary, the student will be required to meet the criteria.  The criteria includes:

    • Grade 12 graduating student
    • Loss of a parent and/or a sibling
    • Enrolled in a certified post secondary program within the same year of graduating
    • Involved in the community/volunteer work
    • a BC Resident
    • Complete mailing address, contact information and full name of the applicant
    • Complete mailing address, contact information and the name of secondary school
    • A minimum 500 word essay on how they fit the criteria, including all contact information.

You can also visit our website at www.crccs.ca/bursary-program/ for criteria and more details about the bursary opportunity.

For 2018, CRCCS awarded $33,000 in bursaries to graduating students all across BC!

You can also check out the website www.crccs.ca for more information.  As well, if you know of students who may benefit from the other services the charity offers, we can mail you brochures or you can refer them to our website.

Applicants can mail to:

Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity
Counselling and Resource Centre

Attn: Jennifer Reaveley

#201 – 2571 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam, BC
Canada, V3C 3G3

or email to:

jennifer@crccs.ca

Contact:

For inquires or questions, please contact:

Jennifer Reaveley – Director of Bursaries
jennifer@crccs.ca

Due date: April 15, 2019
 

5- $1,000 SPEAT BC Engineering Scholarships: due January 5th, 2019

SPEATBC is again offering 5 scholarships related to ENGINEERING this year:

1)  ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP – a high school student (grade 12) or recent graduate (within 2 years) planning on pursuing post-secondary studies upon graduation in an engineering or technology related field of study at a recognized university, college, or technical school in BC

2)  POST SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP – a post-secondary student enrolled in an engineering or technology related field of study at a recognized university, college, or technical school in BC

3)  WOMAN IN ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP – a woman student enrolled in an engineering or technology related field of study at a recognized university, college, or technical school in BC

4)  NEW IMMIGRANT SCHOLARSHIP – a new immigrant (max. of 2 years since arrival in Canada) pursuing post-secondary studies in an engineering or technology related field of study at a recognized university, college, or technical school in BC

5)  INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP – an international student studying in Canada with a valid Student Visa enrolled in or pursuing an engineering or technology related field of study at a recognized university, college, or technical school in BC

We are a not for profit organization that assists, advises and guides students and immigrants in the engineering disciplines.  Since 1995 we have been promoting the engineering profession in the community by providing technical seminars and organizing social events.  We are strongly focused on promoting youth to be strong leaders in our communities by providing them with education and guidance opportunities.

Information package details are available HERE.

SPEAT BC Flyer is HERE.

SPEAT Application form is HERE.

Due date to apply is January 5th, 2019.

 

$1,000 Scholarship For Emerging Marketing Geniuses: Due Thursday, December 20th

The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing. Unlike most scholarships which simply require good luck to win, the Publicity.ai scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to appreciate and explain genius marketing!

Students applying must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing –the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it– that they have seen. In 5 paragraphs or less, you should share what you saw (feel free to link to it if its online), how it made you feel, the call-to-action, and ultimately explain why a certain marketing campaign was the best use of content marketing that you have ever seen for the purposes of achieving business goals (typically increasing revenue and profits).

Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about appreciating great marketing is an absolute must. We’re always excited to see what the next generation of marketing leaders thinks is great content!

Click HERE for application details.

Due date: Thursday, December 20, 2018

$1,000 Lead Roster B2B Sales and Marketing Scholarship: due December 20th, 2018

The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing. Unlike most scholarships which require a simple essay and “good luck” to win, the Lead Roster scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas!

Students applying must submit the URL of a video they’ve uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that you feel will compell us to choose your entry as long as it has “Lead Roster Scholarship” in the title and is publicly viewable.

Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must. We’re always excited to see what the next generation of business leaders will do to create a winning video!

Click HERE for application details.

Due date: Thursday, December 20th, 2018.

$1500 Berridge Performing Arts Scholarship and Experience in France- apply now

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 programs offer the perfect blend of performing arts camp and travel abroad experience. Last year, we introduced a new offer to Canadian applicants to pay their tuition in Canadian dollars, a savings of over 25% off our program tuition. This resulted in some amazing talented young Canadian artists joining us last summer and we are keen to have more!
 
We offer programs in both Acting and Film open to students age 14-19. Our programs are taught exclusively in English however there are plenty of opportunities for French speakers to practice their language skills both on the program and out in the wider community on field trips and excursions. You can read about our program here www.berridgeprograms.com.
 
In addition, Canadian applicants are welcome to apply for our Scholarship Program to receive more financial assistance. We offer a Merit Scholarship in the amount of $1500 and our Financial Need Scholarship for up to 60% off the program tuition. You can find information about scholarships here https://www.berridgeprograms.com/details
Click HERE for application form.  Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2019.

Reminder: $70,000 TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership, due November 16th

$70,000 TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership: Due November 16, 2018

TD Canada Trust is interested in hearing from students who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding dedication to solving a community problem or making their community a better place. For example, you may be cleaning up the environment, promoting social justice, or fighting child poverty. Check out what some of the past scholarship recipientshave done to improve their community.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are open to students across Canada who:

  • Have demonstrated community leadership
  • Are in the final year of high school (outside Quebec) or CEGEP (in Quebec)
  • Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year

What is it?

The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership awards students up to $70,000 for college or university (up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7,500 a year for living expenses) for 4 years. It’s open to students across Canada who:

  • Have demonstrated community leadership
  • Are in final year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec)
  • Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year

That’s me! I want to apply!

If this is something you’re excited about, then you should learn more about the application process. But here is the general process:

1. Write a 600-word essay (three copies) describing your community leadership experience.

  • Why you got involved
  • How your involvement shows initiative and innovation
  • The ways your efforts have strengthened others
  • How long you have been involved
  • What you think the long-term impact will be
  • How your community has affected you

2. Tell us about the other great things you’re doing. Include a brief description of the range of your other community activities with:

  • A letter of recommendation from your school
  • Two letters of support from community groups
  • Your academic transcript

3. If you’re really trying to impress, you also have the option of including:

  • A 250-word essay (three copies) describing your family and personal life, for example your family’s employment or economic situation
  • A 250-word essay about your life experiences if you have taken a year or more away from high school or CEGEP

More information is on their website: HERE

Application details are HERE.

Applications are due November 16, 2018.

Best wishes,

LF

$2500 Capilano Community Leadership Awards- due March 1st, 2019

Capilano University will be introducing a new suite of Entrance awards for the 2019-2020 academic year to provide more robust supports for students entering the university from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Applications for the new Capilano Community Leadership Awards (CCLA), valued at $2,500, are now open. These awards will recognize highschool students who are entering the university with a strong academic standing as well as leadership and volunteerism in the community. We are pleased to be able to partner with you on the nomination process for these new awards.
The Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX), our premier entrance scholarship, will continue to be offered as renewable scholarships for up to 4 years. These scholarships recognize high school graduates who demonstrate excellence in academics and show leadership in their school and community.
Additional information related to entrance award applications can be found on our website at www.capilanou.ca/future-students. The entrance awards application deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year is March 1, 2019.
Questions about our entrance awards can be directed to Capilano University Financial Aid and Awards at finaid@capilanou.ca.
Toran Savjord
Vice President, Strategic Planning, Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness
604.990.7937
North Vancouver Campus | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver
British Columbia, Canada V7J 3H5 | capilanou.ca

$1000 B. Davis Scholarship -due May 24, 2019

The website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.  The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.
Application Procedure
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com before May 24, 2019.

Click HERE for more info.
Best,
LF

 

 

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The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019

 

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

 

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