THOUSANDS of BEEDIE LUMINARIES Scholarships for Bright Minds
Bright minds are more than grades, and our scholarship is more than money. We give people what they need for a brighter future.
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)
- 105 scholarship in 2020
- $40,000 per student / 4-year undergraduate degree
- $15,000 per student / 2-year college or trade-school diploma
- “Stay on Track” student support
- 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.
Students with academic readiness are prepared. They have healthy learning habits and a drive that will successfully navigate them through school to a career. It sets them up for success.
Having grit means someone has the resilience and persistence to follow through on their dreams, no matter what life throws at them. Grit drives their decisions and influences their behaviour.
Being creative is thinking outside of the box. It’s contributing unique ideas and solving problems. Creative people are daring. They understand that they might have to fail a few times to win.
Empathetic people understand the emotions of others. They contribute to a healthier society by being sensitive to the feelings of their partners, co-workers, family, friends and the community at large.
Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident for at least three years and reside in British Columbia.
Currently be in Grade 12 and have a minimum grade average of 75% in the most recently completed school year.
Plan to be a full-time student and use the funding for post-secondary education..
Apply to one of the twenty-five BC post-secondary institutions or trade schools.
Demonstrate your and/or your family’s financial adversity, and how it has affected you.
Receive endorsement from your secondary school and a community organization.
Applications are due Monday, January 20, 2020.