Thursday, February 8, 2018

UP TO $60,000 CAPILANO UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Capilano University entrance scholarships, bursaries, and awards recognize excellence in scholastic, athletic, and artistic achievement, as well as demonstrated commitment to community involvement and leadership endeavours of future Capilano students.  

APPLICATIONS and details at CAPU ENTRANCE AWARDS 

 
DEADLINE: March 31

$1000 BURNABY SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Have you been a resident of Burnaby for the past three years? Planning on attending post secondary in the fall and show excellence in athletics ? Then don't miss out on this scholarship!! 

This scholarship is awarded  to an outstanding Athlete who has demonstrated evidence of high athletic ability, community and school involevement and leadership, maintains a C+ average or higher and plans on attending post secondary on a full time basis. Applications available from Ms. Morabito in room A233.

DEADLINE: APRIL 16

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

$3000 BCIT PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS AWARD

Are you planning to go to BCIT? Then don't miss out on the BCIT Pathway to Success
Awards. This scholarship is for students planning to enter into a full-time first year
(technology or technical) program.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
• You must have applied for admission to BCIT and have been assigned a BCIT ID
• You must be a citizen or permanent residents of Canada
• You must commence your BCIT full-time studies before March 31, 2019
• A recipient must remain registered as a fulltime student during the academic period for which an award is given
• A recipient must maintain satisfactory academic standing during the academic 
period for which an award is given
•Awards are not deferrable and must be accepted in the
 year in which they are 
awarded.

SELECTION CRITERIA
The student must demonstrate leadership skills and/or additional responsibilities such as family. Examples are:
• taken leadership training/courses
• volunteer and/or community service
• work experience
• captain/president of sports team or group
• Involvement in extracurricular activities
• Play a major role in supporting their family, financially or otherwise.
- Letter of recommendation from school district

LETTER OF INTENT
The student must write a letter of intent which outlines:
• their career goals
• why they have chosen that particular career
• that they have a good understanding of the job and the skills required
• why they want to be a BCIT student
• outlines their leadership skills and/or additional responsibilities such as family.
 
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Every application must include the following information:
• Completed application form with BCIT ID
• Completed student letter of intent

BCIT PATHWAY TO SUCCESS APPLICATION

DEADLINE : APRIL 1 to Ms.Morabito

$500 B.C.-CHINA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CHINESE

British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the B.C.-China Award for Excellence in Chinese. The award promotes the study of Chinese language and cultural by B.C. students developing their intercultural awareness and skills.

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

Applicants must:
•    Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
•    Ordinarily reside in British Columbia
•    Be school-age (not older than 19 years of age by June 30, 2018)
•    Be enrolled as a full-time Grade 12 student at a public or independent school in British Columbia
•    Have completed a Mandarin Chinese language course at the Grade 11 level in British Columbia with a minimum course grade of 86 % – course completion attained through challenge, equivalency or other course credit is not eligible
•    Be enrolled in or have completed a Mandarin Chinese language course at the Grade 12 level
•    Have attained a grade of 73% and above in all completed Grade 11 courses
BCCIE is a proud partner in the administration of this award and will be receiving and evaluating award applications and distributing awards to successful applicants.

For more information on the B.C.-China Award for Excellence in Chinese including applications and eligibility criteria, see the Ministry of Education website.

DEADELINE: March 29 to Ms.Morabito

$35,000 CMOLIK FOUNDATION AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS

The Cmolik Foundation awards scholarships to deserving BC students who have demonstrated good work ethic, tenacity and other commendable attributes in achieving their academic and social goals and who, without our support, may not have the means to attend a post secondary institution.  We look for students that have faced adversity, but through hard work and determination have been successful in achieving their goals.  Applicants must have been residents of BC for the past 7 years.

The Foundation will reimburse up to $35,000 for books and tuition leading to an undergraduate degree.  The maximum duration for funding is 5 consecutive years from the start of the student's initial semester.  Reimbursements are paid in instalments throughout the duration of the program provided the students meet the Foundation's scholarship criteria.

If you would like to be nominated complete the application at:
www.thecmolikfoundation.com/scholarships/

DEADLINE: February 13th to Ms.Morabito 

International Student Ambassador Scholarships

British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the International Student Ambassador Scholarships. International students from multiple countries are eligible to be nominated.

Eligible Countries
Group 1 (Original Partner Countries) China, Japan, Korea
Group 2 (Recent MOU Partners) Colombia, France, Italy, Spain
Group 3 (Other Partners): See below definition, purpose and application process for detailss

Further Information for Group 3 Applicants
• Definition: Countries that are not traditionally strong sources of international students studying in BC, or countries in which district-to-district or school-to-school relationships are less common
• Purpose: Engaging with these countries contributes to diversity for international education programs, fosters new relationships for BC school districts and independent schools, and increases opportunities for BC students to develop their intercultural skills
• Process: Nominations for Student Ambassador Scholarship for K-12 Entry under the “other” category are required to provide a one (1) paragraph justification for how the country aligns with the intended purpose (above). Supporting documents should be attached to submitted nominations.

BCCIE is a proud partner in the administration of this award and will be receiving and evaluating award nominations and distributing awards to successful nominees.

Applications and details at  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/international-education/scholarships-awards/bc-international-student-ambassador.

DEADLINE: MARCH 8 TO Ms.Morabito

$1000 BC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be currently enrolled in their fnal year of studies at a public secondary school in British Columbia and expected to graduate in June 2018. One winner will be chosen from each of the six BCSSA provincial chapters. Each winner will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.

 In selecting the recipients for this year’s awards, the scholarship committees will consider academic achievement, as indicated on each applicant’s school transcript of grades, and demonstrated exemplary service and leadership within the school and community. Letters of reference will be required affrming the applicant’s accomplishments and efforts to improve the quality of life for young people and others through volunteer work and other activities. In addition, the applicant must submit a short description (450 words maximum) of how his/her volunteer service has mad

Applications and more info at: information@bcssa.org

DEADLINEFebruary 9