The deadline for all district scholarships is March 6 by noon. You must have a student profile on file with me to be considered for these awards. Please bring completed application packages to Ms Belyea in room 304. Packages should include:
· cover letter stating why you are a suitable candidate.
· application form (Links to the application forms are found below the award criteria).
· financial need statement explaining your need for financial assistance (if criteria requires)
· resume – these awards emphasize service to the school and community so focus on these areas in your resume.
· activity form: http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/mountain-scholarships/activity-form/
· copy of both your grade 11 & 12 transcripts.
· MINIMUM of three reference letters that support your community and school service. This is a crucial part of your application and MUST be included. If you state volunteer activities in your application, make every effort to include some documentation in the form of a letter, certificate, etc. signed by adult supervisor to provide evidence of your involvement as well as the duration of your involvement.
INTERWORLD DEVELOPMENT INC. SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in a Youth Train in Trades and Youth Work in Trades program and meets the following eligibility criteria. ($1000)
To be considered for the award the student must have:
- successfully completed a Youth Train in Trades and Youth Work in Trades program in the Burnaby School District with a high level of effort, determination and integrity
- successfully completed 120 hours industry-recognized work experience
- demonstrated a high level of motivation to continue to develop skills and abilities in the chosen profession
- demonstrated plans to continue in studies in the chosen field at post-secondary or apprenticeship training
- been nominated for the award by a Youth Train in Trades or Youth Work in Trades program teacher
Consideration is to be given to a student with financial need.
The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary or apprenticeship trades training program.
RICOH OFFICE SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP
Must be attending BCIT within the next two years. One scholarship in the amount of $250 is awarded to a student who, while maintaining a good academic standing has made a significant contribution to the school by demonstrating good citizenship and involvement in school activities.
- Demonstrated good citizenship
- Been actively involved in school service
- Maintained a good academic standing
- Consideration will be given to student with financial need
This scholarship is awarded to a Burnaby student who is planning to enter into a full-time first year technology, technical studies or trade program (excluding Apprentice). ($3000)
- Must have applied for admission to BCIT and have been assigned a BCIT ID
- Must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- Must demonstrate leadership skills and/or additional responsibilities such as: taken leadership training/courses, volunteer and/or community service or work experience, captain/president of sports team or group, involvement in extracurricular activities,play a major role in supporting their family, financially or otherwise.
Coast Capital Standing Tall
Awarded to youth who have faced adversity and have not only risen up against the odds, but are demonstrating a commitment to continue their education. This award is open to students who have faced challenges like poverty, health, family issues, personal loss and lack of support. ($3500)
- a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
- a resident in BC for at least six months;
- graduate from high school during the 2018/19 school year,
- plans to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in the 2020/2021 school year;
- have not previously received a Youth Get It™ Education Award.
Burnaby Artist Guild Scholarship
This scholarship is provided as a legacy fund resulting of strong visual arts in Burnaby. One scholarship amount of $500 will be awarded to a well-rounded student who, while maintaining a good academic standing, have demonstrated a passion for visual arts – drawing and painting, sculpture, animation through samples in a portfolio submitted to the scholarship committee.
The student should:
- demonstrate evidence through a portfolio of work for visual arts
- have demonstrated having a positive influence in the school or community through community service or volunteer work and through dedication and hard work
- exemplify good citizenship and strong character and demonstrating personal responsibility and respect for others
- maintained a good academic standing
- demonstrated plans to continue with education in a post–secondary program
- formally submitted a completed application package to the school’s scholarship committee
The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post–secondary institution (tuition receipt is required).