Tuesday, May 8, 2018

$1000 CONFRATELLANZA ITALO-CANADESE SCHOLARSHIP

The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Society is again offering several $1000 scholarships to eligible candidates for this year.  The scholarships are open to this year's graduating secondary school students planning to enrol in a post-secondary academic degree program.  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 21-member GVRD
3) have an academic standing sufficient to qualify for entry into the post-secondary institution of their choice.

Application: Confratellanza Italo-Canadese


DEADLINE: JUNE 7

Monday, April 30, 2018

$1000 YTS COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS


One of Youth Transforming Society’s goals is to promote community volunteerism among youth. To further this goal, we have created the YTS Scholarship for Community Service. These $1000 awards will recognize students for their dedication and commitment to selfless service in the community. We hope to continue to celebrate the achievements of young people who have created positive change. 

Eligibility:
To be considered for this award, the applicant must be:
1. A graduating, grade 12 student attending secondary school in the Lower Mainland.
2. Attending a Canadian post-secondary institution on a full time basis beginning September 2018. Proof of acceptance may be requested.
3. Actively involved in voluntary pursuits of any kind (humanitarian, environmental, etc.).
4. Minimum academic average of 70%. Proof of average may be requested.

How To Apply:

1. Review the eligibility criteria, application steps, and information document.
2. Complete the application form. Click here to access the form.
3. Email us your resume detailing your volunteer experience, leadership work, and any other extracurricular activities to youthtransformingsociety@gmail.com. Title your document under your name (e.g. John Smith). Your application will be considered incomplete if you do not submit your resume by the deadline.

4. Send us a video of yourself answering the questions found below in bullet points. We ask that you email us a link to Google Drive, YouTube, or Dropbox from where we can directly download your video. Title your video under your name (e.g. John Smith). Please ensure your video is between 5-7 minutes.
– What challenges have you overcome when it comes to giving back, stepping outside of your comfort zone, and taking initiative? Please explain what steps you took to overcome these challenges.
– How do you feel when you think outside of yourself, and contribute to something bigger than you?
*PLEASE NOTE* – Send both your resume and link to your video in the same email. In the subject line of your email, please use the following format – “Your Name – YTS Scholarship.”
DEADLINE: MAY 4

UP TO $3500 BC TECH SCHOLARSHIP


Established in 2005, the industry-funded BC Tech Scholarship Program is proud to provide grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related program.

2018 Grant Amounts:
● Up to 3 x $3,500 for current University and College students
 ● Up to 3 x $2,500 for Grade 12 graduates entering post-secondary Eligible Disciplines Include:
● Engineering
● Computer Science
 ● Entrepreneurship
● Biotech
● Cleantech
● IT & Applied Technology
● Business & Technology Management
● Product Management
● Digital Media
● and other technical programs.

APPLICATIONS AT: http://bit.ly/BCTechScholarship2018

DEADLINE: May 4

$500 LUKA GORDIC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Dedicated to the memory of Luka Gordic a 2014 Burnaby Central graduate. Three awards will be presented to well rounded students who, while maintaining a good academic standing, have demonstrated positive interactions with the school community and have participated in school athletics. See Ms.Morabito for an application.

DEADLINE: MAY 14 to Ms.Morabito

Friday, April 27, 2018

UP TO $5000 LISA HUUS BURSARY

LISA HUUS BURSARY assists persons with physical disabilities to begin or continue post-secondary education in British Columbia.

About the Bursary
The Lisa Huus Memorial Fund provides bursaries in the range of $500 to $2,000 annually per recipient, to assist persons with disabilities to undertake or continue their post-secondary education for academic credit at the University of Victoria or other accredited post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. Bursaries may be used for items such as tuition fees, textbooks, equipment, transportation, residence and support worker costs.
Eligibility
  • Persons with disabilities studying at the University of Victoria or another accredited post-secondary institution in British Columbia.
  • Persons attending a qualifying post-secondary institution who require a personal attendant, are dependent on a mechanical device for mobility or maintenance of body functions, require major continuing therapies, or have other significant special needs.
  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Only complete applications that meet all stated criteria will be considered for funding
DEADLINE:May 31st

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Up to $2500 LOOKING GLASS SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year, the Looking Glass Foundation awards several thousand dollars to BC students who have received, or are currently receiving, treatment for an eating disorder. They are now accepting applications for our Persevere, Rise Above, and Pursue Your Passion scholarships, to be awarded to 3 promising students.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • Applications are open to all genders and ages, in any program area
  • Eligible scholarship recipients are Canadian students enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited BC post-secondary institution,
    OR
    are BC residents enrolled in full-time studies at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution
  • Students should be commencing or returning to full-time studies between September 2018 and January 2019
Scholarships available: 
Rise Above Scholarship: $1,750
The Looking Glass Foundation awards this scholarship to someone who is making a difference through community service and leadership. This year, we are delighted to award the Rise Above scholarship in honour of two highly valued members of the LGF Community: Jeff and Sonia Hayes. The Hayes have been generous donors, supporters, and volunteers with Looking Glass for nearly a decade, and we look forward to awarding the Jeff and Sonia Hayes Rise Above Scholarship to a deserving recipient this year!
Pursue Your Passion Scholarship: $1,750
The Looking Glass Foundation awards this scholarship in recognition of someone’s passion, excitement, and enthusiasm for a goal or ideal – around which they have special aspirations for higher learning.
Persevere Scholarship: $1,500
The Looking Glass Foundation awards this scholarship to someone who demonstrates a need for financial assistance in reaching their academic goals. The recipient of this scholarship will also be awarded the Elise Skoglund Bursary of $1,000.
Elise Skoglund Bursary – $1,000
The Elise Skoglund Bursary is funded by Elise, her family and friends. It was created to honor and recognize Elise’s own triumphs and setbacks in her struggles with the disease; as well as her many contributions to the wellness of others through her involvement in the Eating Disorder peer support community. The bursary is linked to the Persevere Scholarship and is intended to provide additional financial support and recognition for individuals pursuing academic goals.

LOOKING GLASS SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS 


DEADLINE: JULY 6TH

$1500 BETTY SPALTON SCHOLARSHIP

Betty Spalton Trust Fund was established in 1999 to provide financial support to individuals obtaining an education in fields associated with the road building and heavy construction industry. As one of the goals of this fund is to encourage diversity in the industry, preference is given to females and/or members of minority groups. The fund honours Betty Spalton, an industry and Association leader who died after a brief illness in 1999.


WHO MAY APPLY
  • Any student entering or continuing studies leading to a career in road building, road maintenance or heavy construction.
  • Preference will be given to students who are female and/or members of minority groups.
  • Program of study may be either full time or part-time at any B.C. college, university, technical or trades institute.
  • Individuals returning back-to-school to upgrade their skills and knowledge are welcome to apply.
  • The judges reserve the right to not award the scholarship if there is no suitable candidate.
  • All applicants must be Canadian citizens.
APPLICATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE
  • A brief 250 – 500 word essay explaining interest in obtaining an education in the eld and career goals.
  • Transcripts from any secondary and post-secondary institutions attended.
  • A current resume.
Deadline: May 31st