UPDATE and REMINDER: $1250 Dogwood Scholarship Applications due on Tuesday, May 29th

There are 22 scholarships available for Byrne students. You must excel in one of:

  • Fine Arts
  • Applied Skills
  • Physical Activity
  • International Languages
  • Technology and Trades
  • Community Service
  • Indigenous Language and Culture

To be eligible:

  • You must have taken a concentration of at least 4 senior courses in your area
  • One of the 4 courses can be Work Experience 12A, provided it was done in your chosen elective areas. Other courses outside of the chosen area (both academic and non-academic) that have a direct and obvious relationship to the chosen elective area may also be counted among the FOUR. (If you are in doubt about this submit your application and we will decide)
  • You must graduate from high school before August 31, 2018 and be enrolled in post secondary program to continue studies in your chosen elective area.
  • You must demonstrate good attendance, punctuality, work habits and cooperation.
  • You must pass English 12 or Communications 12.
  • You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA (C+ average) based on your best 10 grade 11 and 12, 4 credit courses

More details:

Elective area Course/experience requirement
Fine Arts Visual, Dance, Drama, Music


Applied Skills Business Ed, Tech Ed, Home Economics, Cooking or Culinary ACE_IT
Physical Activity Athletics, dance, gymnastics. Not limited to Physical Education-i.e. provincial volleyball, sports camps, etc.
International Languages Taken more than two languages with IRP’s or External Assessments, including AP courses.
Technical and Trades Carpentry, Automotive, Mechanics, Cooks Training, Construction and any of the tech/trade Ace-It programs
Community Service Must have two or more leadership type classes (Peer tutoring counts), be going into a field of service and must have two or more letters demonstrating over 300 hours of community involvement. There is a demonstration of local and global issues and cultural awareness.
Indigenous Languages and Culture Students must be of Aboriginal decent, must be taking an Aboriginal studies course and be heavily active in their Aboriginal Community.

Be sure to list your eligibility evidence on your application HERE.

See Ms. Falsetto with questions.

Thank you,











$500 Big Sun Scholarship for athletes. Deadline June 19th

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

How to apply:

Please send us a short essay (500 – 1,000 words) answering the following questions:

  • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
  • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
  • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

Website link is HERE.

Deadline is June 19th, 2018.

3x $1000 South Burnaby Metro Club Scholarship – deadline Tuesday, May 22nd

The South Burnaby Metro Club will be awarding three (3) $1,000.00 bursaries representing our youth Soccer, Baseball and Basketball programs.   The bursaries  are open to all graduating Grade 12 students who have in the past or present been actively involved with one of our programs for a minimum of three (3) years. Multiple sport applications will be accepted, however you must have participated at least three (3) years in each specified sport and you may receive only one (1) of the bursaries.


Please CLICK HERE for more information.

 Submit your application with a covering letter and documentation to:

SBMC Bursary Committee, PO Box 72022, 4429 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4P9.

Application must be received by 6pm Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

$1000 CEBC Scholarship for students pursuing a future in clean energy: Deadline is May 27th

Clean Energy BC (CEBC) is pleased to offer a student scholarship of $1000. The scholarship is available for students who are interested in pursuing a future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution.

Eligibility: Must be a BC secondary student (full-time, currently enrolled) that is graduating in 2018.

Application Materials:

  • Applicants must submit a 1-2 page paper (500 words) responding to the question “Why is clean energy important to me as a young person in BC?” Please explain why clean energy is important, cite any relevant experience with projects, volunteering, or community work, and indicate any future plans for involvement (please indicate the post-secondary institutions you have applied to and any acceptances).
  • Applicants must also provide one letter of reference (not a relative). This could be from a teacher, a community representative, a pastor/religious teacher or a coach. The reference letter should speak to your character as a person.
  • Please provide your contact information – address, phone number and e-mail.Deadline: Applications must be received by May 27, 2018.
  • For more info, CLICK HERE.
  • Please submit applications by mail or email to:Anitra Paris
    354-409 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1T2Anitra.Paris@cleanenergybc.org

    All decisions of CEBC’s Awards Committee are final. The winner will be notified in early June 2018.Special thanks to EcoFish Research for funding for this scholarship.