For the 2015/16 school year, 3000 top B.C. graduates with the highest cumulative average based on courses required for graduation (both required and elective) are eligible to receive a $1250 scholarship voucher to use towards their post-secondary tuition.
The Ministry will determine recipients based on students’ achievement in Grades 10, 11, and 12 courses that satisfy graduation program requirements (including elective courses). Grad Transitions will not be included. A cumulative average percentage will be calculated and form the basis for awarding the BC Achievement Scholarship.
- Meet basic eligibility requirements
- Attain a “B” (73% or above) or better average in their Language Arts 12 course:
- English 12
- Communications 12
- Français langue premiere 12, or
- English 12 First Peoples
Students cannot receive both a BC Achievement Scholarship and a Graduation Program Examinations Scholarship.