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Attached are announcements regarding the 2019 Chinese Government Scholarship Program and the 2019 Guangdong Scholarship Program.

There are opportunities available to B.C. high school students graduating in 2019, high school graduates, post-secondary students and scholars wishing to participate in Chinese language studies, academic study at the undergraduate or graduate level, or research.

Please note the deadlines for submission of British Columbia applications are February 28, 2019 and March 29, 2019.

Please do not confuse this scholarship with the earlier sent BC – China Award for Excellence in Mandarin Scholarship.

BC China Award for Excellence in Chinese

To help promote the study of Chinese language and culture in British Columbia, the British Columbia Ministry of Education and the Education Office of the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver have partnered to jointly fund scholarship awards for B.C. students.

The  BC-China Award for Excellence in Chinese offers up to fifty (50) $500 Awards for B.C. students studying Chinese. Each Award is jointly funded by the B.C. Ministry of Education ($250) and the Chinese Consulate in Vancouver ($250). ​

Deadline for 2018/19 competition: March 1, 2019 ​

2019 Student Scholarships

The British Columbia School Superintendents Association will award six regional scholarships to students planning to pursue post-secondary studies.

Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be currently enrolled in their final year of studies at a public secondary school in British Columbia and expected to graduate in June 2019. One winner will be chosen from each of the six BCSSA provincial chapters (Fraser Valley, Kootenay-Boundary, Metro, Vancouver Island, Northern, Thompson-Okanagan).
Each winner will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.

   Download the 2019 Application package

High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent chilren, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada, and Pueto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 school year.

High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible and be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.

Don’t miss your chance to become a Burger King Scholar.

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The application period is open from Oct 15- Dec 15 2018.

   The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award is open to graduating secondary level students and those studying toward a first university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution.

The maximum award value is $28,000 disbursed over four years.  Deadline is February 1, 2019.  For award criteria please visit Terry Fox Awards

This award is looking for students who demonstrate compassion and a keen commitment to easing the suffering of others, especially those who address critical needs in society.


The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

Deadline               –     June 19, 2019

Amount of Award  –        $500.00

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..

Please visit our website at to learn how to apply.

Charlene Reaveley Bursary Program

Cut-off April 15th 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 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 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.


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).

STEAM Horizon Awards – Applications are now open!
Would you describe yourself as a leader, achiever, or innovator? Do you have limitless drive, ambition, and determination? If so, you should know there’s an exciting 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). 

Five Canadian students will be awarded $25,000 each, to attend a Canadian university or college to study in a STEAM field. Two of these awards will be given to Indigenous students. The winners will be invited to Ottawa and recognized at an award ceremony in April 2019.
More information about the prize program and how to apply can be found The deadline for applications is January 16, 2019 

Find out more information about how to apply using this link steam horizon award 



“Ryan Beedie is donating $50 million to help create a new scholarship program for B.C. students”.  Please read the Burnaby Now article to read more about Ryan Beedie’s journey and motivation to give back.

The scholarship committee will be meeting to choose 1 (one) graduating student nominee from Burnaby Mountain Secondary.  Please read through all the schulich leaders nomination and student application info if your interested in being a candidate for nomination.  Please complete the Office 365 form attached if interested.  The candidate we choose will be notified before winter break so that they have time to prepare their formal application.  All candidates must have completed a student profile sheet that communicates the criteria of what a Schulich leader represents.  The deadline to be a candidate is Dec 9, 2018.