Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and more!

Month: February 2022 (Page 1 of 3)

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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Dr. & Mrs. A. H. Pontifex Scholarship

Criteria

The Dr. & Mrs. A. H. Pontifex Scholarship Award is awarded to a well-rounded student who excels in Science and has demonstrated good citizenship and leadership skills through voluntary participation in school and community activities.

The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating student from an SD41 – Burnaby secondary school who:

  • has maintained a good academic standing
  •  has taken a concentration of, and excelled in, courses in the field of Science
  • has demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership in school and the community
  • has participated in community service and volunteer work in the community
  • has demonstrated a passion for, and interest in, pursuing a career in Science

The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary program focused in the field of Science.

Value

One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a graduate from one of SD41 – Burnaby’s eight secondary schools.

Due Date
DUE DATE

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Parkcrest Children’s Centre Scholarship

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded to a past student of Parkcrest Children’s Centre who is a well-rounded student who, while maintaining a good academic standing, has participated in school and community activities.

To be considered for the award the student must have:

  •  proof of attendance at Parkcrest Childcare Society (Parkcrest Children’s Centre) for a period of at least one year
  • been enrolled in a Burnaby school for the two (2) senior years
  • provided evidence of volunteer or work experience, including letters of reference attesting to the student’s work ethic
  • been actively involved in community service and/or volunteer work
  • demonstrated good citizenship and leadership skills
  • maintained a good academic standing

Note: The scholarship monies will be paid to the recipient upon proof of registration in a post secondary institution. The recipient must be registered in a post secondary institution within 18 months of their secondary school graduation or the award will expire.

Value

$1000  to  one Burnaby Student who meets the above criteria. Must provide proof of supporting documents and other pertinent information.

Procedure
DUE DATE

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Ricoh Office Solutions Scholarship

Criteria

The scholarship 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.

To be considered for the scholarship the student should have:
• Demonstrated good citizenship
• Been actively involved in school service
• Maintained a good academic standing

The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary program at BCIT. Students must claim the award within two (2) years of graduating from secondary school. Consideration will be given to student with financial need.

Value

$250 for one BNSS student that meets above criteria.

DUE DATE

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Spirit of BC Athletics Scholarship

Criteria

This scholarship is provided as a result of a legacy fund resulting from the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.  Three amounts of $1000 each will be awarded to well-rounded students who, while maintaining a good academic standing, have demonstrated a passion for athletics, visual arts – drawing and painting, sculpture, animation or performing arts – drama, music, dance and haves demonstrated good citizenship through voluntary participation in school or community activities.    

To be considered for the award the student should: 

  •  be passionate about athletics, visual arts or performing arts   
  •  for athletics – involved in school or community as a player, manager or other   contributing role 
  •  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 

Value

$1,000 to a BNSS student

DUE DATE

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Marjorie Jane Stephenson Scholarship

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded to a well-rounded student who seeks a career in Health Care and while maintaining a good academic standing, has demonstrated good citizenship and leadership skills through voluntary participation in assisting older adults in the community.

To be considered for the award the student must have:

  • been enrolled in a Burnaby school for the two (2) senior years
  • maintained a good academic standing
  • demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in Health Care
  • demonstrated community service assisting older adults
  • demonstrated good citizenship and strong leadership skills in the school and the community
  • formally submitted an application form to Burnaby School District’s Scholarship Committee

The scholarship will be awarded to the successful candidate upon proof of registration in a post secondary institution.

Value

2 x $375 for Burnaby district students

Due Date

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Interworld Development Scholarship

Criteria

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.

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.

Value

$1000 will be awarded to a graduating student from BNSS who meets the above eligibility criteria.

Due Date

Before 3pm on Friday, March 11, 2022.

Procedure

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Dawn Harris Memorial Scholarship

Criteria

The scholarship is awarded to a well-rounded female graduating student from Alpha or Burnaby North Secondary School who, while maintaining a good academic standing, has demonstrated good citizenship and leadership skills and has actively participated in the school’s athletic program.

To be considered for the award the student should have:
▪ been enrolled in a Burnaby school for the two (2) senior years
▪ maintained a good academic standing
▪ been involved in the school’s athletic program
▪ demonstrated outstanding citizenship and strong leadership skills in the school
▪ formally submitted an application form to the Dawn Harris Memorial Scholarship Committee
▪ demonstrated plans to continue with education in a post secondary program

The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of registration in a post secondary institution.

Value

One award in the amount of $500.00 will be awarded annually to a graduating student from Alpha OR Burnaby North Secondary School.

Due Date

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

Ted Elphick Bursary

Criteria

In recognition and memory of Ted Elphick, a dedicated educator whose leadership and contribution to the education of challenged students provided a professional legacy for which the Burnaby School District can be proud and thankful.

The Ted Elphick Memorial bursary is awarded annually to a Burnaby resident who has, through positive will and spirit, overcome physical or mental challenges to graduate from a Burnaby secondary school. To be considered for the bursary the student should have:

  • been enrolled in a Burnaby school for five years
  • demonstrated ability and a desire to be a life long learner and continue his or her education at a post secondary institution or in a recognized training program
Value

TBD

Due Date

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

PROCEDURE

Please contact Ms. Mihic in Student Services or room 205. Alternatively, you can ask one of your teachers to inquire on your behalf.

 

Burnaby Art Council Scholarship

Criteria

The Burnaby Arts Council is offering one ARTS scholarship to a graduating student in each of Burnaby’s eight secondary schools.

Applicants must:
a) demonstrate excellence and achievement in the arts (performing, visual or literary) in school curricular and extra-curricular programs and the motivation to develop their ability. Additional consideration will be given for community involvement.
b) exhibit a good academic record with letters of commendation.
c) be continuing with their education in a full-time accredited post-secondary program, with a concentration in the arts, leading to a professional status in theatre, dance, visual arts, creative writing or music.
d) consideration may be given to students with financial need. The Burnaby Arts Council reserves the right to grant scholarships only if suitable candidates are found.

Value

$200 for a Burnaby North Student

Due Date

3pm Friday March 11, 2022

Procedure

Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “Home” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

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