Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and more!

Category: External Scholarships (Page 1 of 3)

BCGEU Scholarships

Criteria

Scholarships are funded by the dues of BCGEU members. You are eligible if you are related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU (BC Government Service and Employees Union) member or staff; and A student or prospective post-secondary or higher learning student enrolled, registered or planning to attend an eligible educational institution in 2021.

Value

multiple @ $2,000 (full-time students) and $1,000 (part-time students)

Due Date

online by midnight Wednesday, June 15, 2022.

Procedure

In addition to applying online here, applicants must submit a short essay of 450 – 500 words in response to one of the following topics for their essay:

  1. The BC provincial government recently passed legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Do you think this legislation provides adequate protection for all workers? What changes would improve this provision?
  2. The current state of the world poses many challenges—from climate change, pandemics, war, racism, poverty, homelessness, and violence. It can feel overwhelming. Tell us why you have hope for the future. How can a democratic labour movement bring forward these changes? What is the role of workers in creating a different world?
  3. Tell us about a recent union action that inspired you (job action, strike, membership drive). What did you learn? How can those lessons be applied to create change for workers?
  4. What changes or resources can employers and governments provide to support the good health of workers and their families? What systemic changes are needed in workplaces, schools, and governments to support the mental and physical health of our communities?
  5. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action were released in 2015. In the past seven years, little significant action has been taken by governments. What steps should be taken to move this process forward in a meaningful and impactful way? What Call to Action do you believe should be prioritized and why?

More details @ https://www.bcgeu.ca/2022_bcgeu_scholarship_program  and

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CFIG National Scholarship Program

Criteria

To be eligible for the awards:

  1.  Applicants must be Canadian residents studying in Canada.
  2.  Applicants must be enrolled or expected to enroll in a post-secondary program of at least 2 years.
  3.  Applicants must be working for a current CFIG member (retail, associate, affiliate) or be a family member of an employee of a current CFIG member.
  4.   All essays must be properly referenced.
Value

Six regional essay awards of $2,000.00 each are awarded as follows: (4)university/college (East & West)– (1) high school in the East– (1) high school in the West–

Two regional video submission awards of $5000 are awarded as follows: (1)East, (1)West

Due Date

Friday, July 8, 2022.

Procedure

Essay OR video submission details and info can be found @ https://cfig.ca/NATIONAL-SCHOLARSHIP/#1509033685588-43fa897a-56d9

 

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese 2022 Scholarship

Criteria

The scholarships are open to this year’s graduating secondary school students planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational institution for the first time in 2021.  To be eligible for this scholarship candidates must:

1) be of Italian origin i.e. as having at least one parent or grandparent of direct Italian descent,

2) be living in a city or municipality within the Greater Vancouver Regional District (that includes Burnaby!)

3) have an academic standing sufficient to qualify for entry into the post-secondary institution of their choice

The scholarship winner will be determined by a selection committee appointed by the directors of the Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Society. The decision of the Selection Committee will be final.

Value

multiple @ $1,000

Due Date

by MAIL  post-marked no later than June 15, 2022.

Procedure

Send completed application (find below) with supporting documents post-marked no later than June 15, 2022 to:

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 57091
2748 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C. V5K 1Z9

Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship

Criteria

Looking for BC student leaders  who are entering their first year of post secondary education, are in good academic standing and have made exceptional contributions in the following areas:

  • School and community service, leadership
  • Initiating community development
  • Affecting positive change
  • Mentoring others
  • Personal development and growth
  • Good academic performance
Value

4 @ $2,500

Due Date

Please submit your application by MAY 1st, 2022 to (please note no electronic applications will be accepted):

MAIL to:
Jessica Hoffman
Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship
89 West Georgia
Vancouver, BC
V6B 0N8

Procedure

Download and complete the components of the application. Note: there is an essay component related to your community service.

Additional info  at https://www.nhl.com/canucks/community/lindenscholarship

Recipients will be notified at the end of June.

Net Solutions Scholarship Giveaway 2022

Criteria

Open to anyone currently enrolled as a full-time student in a 4-year program at Burnaby School District OR anyone with an acceptance letter for a 4-year program. Coursework must be directly related to, or leading to a degree in, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or other related areas. The student must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher if already enrolled in a program.

Value

$2,500 USD

Due Date

online by July 15, 2022.  Winned to be announced on August 12, 2022.

Procedure

Submit a 1,000 – 2,000-word essay on:

“The role of technology companies in transforming the world and altering the social fabric.”

Online applicationhttps://forms.gle/6VUbWC9TZNQYXNDu6

Rotary Club of Burnaby – Deer Lake Community Leadership Scholarship 2022

Criteria

This scholarship is awarded annually to a well-rounded student who has demonstrated strong citizenship and leadership skills as demonstrated through voluntary participation in community and school activities. The scholarship shall be applicable towards postsecondary education or trades training at any approved institution.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicant students should have:
➢ demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership skills.
➢ been actively involved in community service and / or volunteer work.
➢ been actively involved in youth initiatives, activities and events in the Burnaby
community.
➢ been actively involved in school-based activities; and
➢ actively pursuing relevant school coursework.

Value

A scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to a Senior Secondary student in the Burnaby School District. Funds will be administered through the Rotary Club of Burnaby – Deer Lake.

Due Date

Direct mail or email by APRIL 15th, 2022

Procedure

In order to be eligible for consideration:

  1.  A student must complete a personal application; or
  2. A staff member at the student’s school must submit a nomination form.

All applications / nominations are to be submitted directly to:
Rotary Club of Burnaby – Deer Lake, Scholarship Committee
Box 63019 RPO Highgate
Burnaby BC V5E 4J4
Website: www.rotaryburnabydeerlake.org

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Daneen Skilling Scholarship

Criteria

The annual scholarship of $2,500 is offered by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. A secondary practicum opportunity is included in this scholarship following successful completion of studies with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

  • Applications will be accepted from students enrolling in a full-time, accredited Occupational Health and Safety program at college or university in BC (BCIT, UBC) for the 2021-2022 year.
  • Applications will be accepted from high school graduates and those furthering their education in health and safety graduate studies as outlined in the list of qualified programs
  • Applicants will submit abstracts showing their academic results
  • Applicants will submit an essay of 750 to 1,200 words explaining why workplace health and safety is important to them, and why they are pursuing this course of study.
  • Applicants will be Canadian citizens or permanent residents residing in the province of BC.
Value

1 @ $2,500

Due Date

ONLINE BY MARCH 15, 2022

Procedure

ONLINE @ https://safetyalliancebc.ca/download/daneen-skilling-scholarship-application-form/. More information @ https://safetyalliancebc.ca/daneen-skilling-scholarship/

BC School Sports Scholarships

Criteria

Refer to .pdf for specific information on the following  scholarships:

  • Dave Gifford Memorial – 2 @ $1500 (for male and female each) & BCSS Zone Scholarship 2 @ $750 each for male and female) – essay component
  • Bert and Greta Quartermine Badminton Scholarship – Six (6) $1000 scholarships will be awarded to the most worthy candidates – minimum of Two (2) Males and Two (2) Females – essay component
  • BC Dairy Association Scholarship – 4 @ $1000 each (2 females; 2 males) – essay component
  • Subway Scholarship – Four (4) $1000 scholarships will be awarded to the most worthy candidates – (2 females; 2 males) – essay component
Value

view above

Due Date

May 2nd, 2022 by 4pm

Procedure

Complete application(s) below, mail to info@bcschoolsports.ca and ensure that all documents are scanned in ONE PDF document. Most scholarships have a essay component and may require a monination letter from the school. Plan to have all these documents completed and organized ahead of time.

Be sure to read over the criteria for the scholarships you apply to and the last two pages of the document below!

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Horatio Alger Scholarship Awards

Criteria:

The Horatio Alger Association scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students in Canada who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Must graduate the spring of 2022 and commit to pursue and complete a post-secondary degree and be a Canadian citizen. A variety of scholarships offered including those to grade 11 students,  Indigenous, voacational and technical students.

Value:

multiple @ $3,000, $5,000, $10,000.

Due Date:

ONLINE by  March 15, 2022. 

Procedure:

To participate in the Horatio Alger Scholarship Program students must submit an online application at: https://horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/about-our-scholarships-programs/dates-deadlines/ 

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