May - August

Scholarships

 

 

May

May 1: CHIEF RAYMOND J. CANUEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
All graduating high school students who clearly demonstrate a commitment to their community and an interest in pursuing a career in the policing field are invited to apply. Three $1000 scholarships will be awarded annually to exceptional students graduating from grade 12 and entering a post-secondary institution the year the scholarship is awarded. Further information is available at http://www.vancouverpolicemuseum.ca/Scholarship.htm

May 3: CROATIAN SCHOLARSHIP and BURSARIES
Scholarships and Bursaries in the amounts of $500 and $1,000 are available for full time attendance either at a university, college, or a technical/vocational institute. All students of Croatian ancestry and resident in BC are eligible to apply for either a scholarship or a bursary. At least once parent must be of Croatian ancestry. Applications are also available for downloading from the Centre’s website at www.croatiancentre.com (click on Croatian Services at the bottom of the page, then click scholarships and bursaries). Applications are accepted at any time of the year. However, completed applications should be received by the deadline to be considered for the fall term or semester. Applicants will normally be advised by May 31 of the status of their applications. Click here for more details and application form.

May 7: YOUTH MINISTRY OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP
Two students will be selected to receive an award of $500 each to be applied to post-secondary schooling. Recipients will be young leaders who are making an impact, showing initiative, inspiring others and making a difference in their parishes, schools, communities and homes. Applicant must be a practising Catholic, living in the Archdiocese of Vancouver, be known in your parish community and pursuing a post-secondary education. Application form available from their website: www.youthmin.net. Applicants must submit the completed and signed application form, two short written reflections and two letters of recommendation (must be from two different groups or communities). Mail, email, FAX or drop-off your complete application package to: Youth Ministry Office, 150 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2A7. Email: ymo@youthmin.com.

May 10: BC SCHOOL SPORTS
The 400+ Member Schools of BC School Sports are pleased to announce this years BC School Sports Scholarship Fund. The association is dedicated to assisting worthy student-athletes in their desire to attend an accredited Canadian University or College.The BC School Sports Scholarships rewards excellence in both scholastic and athletic pursuits. The successful applicants will be student-athletes who have balanced their high academic achievements with significant success as school athletes and contributors to their community. http://www.bcschoolsports.ca/pages/scholarships_awards/bcss.php

May 10: BC SECONDARY SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY AND TRACK & FIELD ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Available to graduating Grade 12 students who have a proficiency in Cross Country or Track and Field at the BC High School Provincial Championships and who will be proceeding to a post-secondary institution. A candidate must demonstrate good citizenship, character and leadership with a minimum C+ average. Application form available at the BCSSCCFA website www.bcsscctfa.bc.ca/

May11: ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH VANCOUVER
This award is a bursary of $1000 for a student in need of financial help in pursuing a post secondary education. Candidates should be outstanding citizens involved in their community and have above average scholastic achievement in Gr.12. Reference letter from a school counsellor and/or teachers are required. Applications must be received by the deadline. Application forms are available from Mrs. Maledy.

May 15: NORTH VANCOUVER GIRLS SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Annually awards 2 $500 scholarships to players who have demonstrated leadership and contributed to the NVGSA and their community. Any currently registered NVGSA player who is graduating from a North Shore secondary school this year and is planning to pursue post secondary education is eligible to apply. Information and application available at www.nvgsa.com/registration/scholarships

May 15: THE BC DAIRY FOUNDATION
has two scholarships of $500 each available for students who are enrolled in a BC secondary school, graduating this 2016-2017 school year and entering their first full-time studies in a Canadian University o​r College. Applicants must have demonstrated school spirit, a healthy lifestyle, and community involvement and must have competed in BCSS approved sports, specifically, Gymnastics or Track & Field during the applicant’s grade 12 school year. An essay is required. Apply at http://www.bcschoolsports.ca/awards/scholarships/bc-dairy-association-scholarship

May 15 : INVITE RIGHT SCHOOL TOOLS
InviteRight SchoolTools is proud to announce its third annual scholarship program, recognizing three amazing students across Canada who are making a difference in their school and community through their involvement in sport, theatre and in graduation. 

Three $500 scholarships are offered to high school students across Canada for excellence in academics, theater arts & athletics - and all that's requires is a fantastic story (and a reference)!

$500 Making Grad Great Scholarship
This scholarship goes to the student who best displays how they went the extra mile to make grad special at their school.

$500 Sweat Your Way to Grad Scholarship
For the student athlete who demonstrates school spirit throughout year. Include special awards (MVP, class president, team captain, league championship, etc.) 

$500 Acting Out Grad Scholarship
Show off your theatrics! Grade 12 students applying for this scholarship should describe how they express themselves through music, acting or working behind-the-scenes.

Click on http://www.inviteright.com/scholarship2013. The application must include the name of the supporting teacher (graduation coordinator, athletic director or fine arts teacher). We also recommend an accompanying letter from the teacher. Entries must be received by May 15, 2013 and winners will be selected in the last week May. The winner and first runner up from each scholarship will be published in the SchoolTools newsletter.

May15: IRVING K. BARBER BC SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY BC ABORIGINAL STUDENT AWARD 
Offering awards of $1,000 - $3,500 to BC Aboriginal students who are or will be enrolled in full-time post-secondary programs of at least nine weeks long. These can be trades, certificate, diploma and degree programs. For applicants who will benefit from financial assistance in order to achieve their educational and career goals. Selections will be made based on: the student’s demonstration of educational and career goals; the student’s demonstration of financial need; and the student’s demonstration of volunteer contribution to community or school. Information and application@ www.bcscholarship.ca/web/

May 17NORTH SHORE ORTHODONTICS SCHOLARSHIP 
Scholarship Application Deadline: May 17, 2017
To be eligible for the North Shore Orthodontics scholarship a student must:

1. Be a resident of the following areas: West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Squamish or      Whistler, or be a patient of the practice.
2. Be in Grade 7 or Grade 12, finishing June 2017.
3. Complete the application form.
4. Explain how the money will be used towards academic, athletic or artistic pursuits.
5. Submit an answer to one of the essay questions (500 word maximum).

ESSAY QUESTIONS:
I. We are learning all the time. Some of our learning takes place in school and some outside school. Think of a time you learned an important lesson outside school. Tell us about your experience and what you learned.

II. Walt Disney once said, “if you dream it, you can do it.” Describe a time when this was true for you. 

III. Explain to an adult what it’s like to be a teenager today.

 

Please submit your materials by email (info@nsortho.ca) or at our office: (303 – 1200 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver) 

The winner will be chosen by a panel of community professionals. 

Questions? Please contact our office at info@nsortho.ca

Scholarship applications for 2018 will be accepted starting January 1, 2018.
 

May 31: VANCOUVER CATHOLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION GRADE 12 SCHOLARSHIP
A maximum of 6 awards of $250 each are available to graduating students who are children of VCSTA members. The VCSTA members must have at least 3 years experience in the CISVA and have been members in good standing of the VCSTA for at least 3 years. Successful applicants must show they have been accepted to a post-secondary institution for the September following graduation. Winners are chosen by a lottery draw of eligible applicants. Application forms available on the VCSTA website: www.vcsta.com/ under "Membership, Programs and Benefit forms."

May 31:  ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 60 (WEST VANCOUVER) SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
Bursaries and Scholarships are open to students who are Canadian Citizens, residents of West Vancouver and intending to enter a University, College, Vocational or Trade School this fall. 
Criteria for bursaries: Bursaries are offered to students demonstrating financial need. Although other applicants will be considered, preference is given to children and grandchildren of veterans and ex-service personnel who served in Canadian or British Commonwealth Forces. Students must attend two consecutive semesters beginning in the fall and carry a full course load (by student loan definition).
Criteria for scholarships: Academic achievement - minimum academic standing of 75% in final year. Demonstrated participation in sports and or recreational activities. Established record of duty, kindliness, unselfishness and citizenship exemplified through community service and volunteer work. Proven leadership skills. Information and applications  www.westvan60.com/events/bursaries.html

May 31: ITALIAN CULTURAL CENTRE SCHOLARSHIP
Four $500 scholarships available to graduating Grade 12 students in the Metro Vancouver area. One of the applicant's parents must be of Italian heritage and a member of the ICC. The applicant must intend to pursue Italian course work post-secondarily. Information and
application available online @ http://italianculturalcentre.ca/italian-classes/scholarships/

May 31: TONY MARZITELLI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Italian Cultural Centre has established four Scholarships to be granted annually to four Grade 12 students residing in Metro Vancouver. One of the applicant’s parents must be of Italian heritage, as well as a member of the Italian Cultural Centre Society. The applicant will plan to attend a post-secondary institution where he or she must also be prepared to pursue Italian-language course work. Each scholarship is worth $500.00. Consideration will be given to both male and female applicants.http://italianculturalcentre.ca/italian-classes/scholarships/

May 31: THE DUMITRU GOLEA GOLDY-GEMU SCHOLARSHIP
This award is for $1500 US for students of Romanian descent through one of their parents, awarded by the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America for Canadian and U.S. citizens or permanent residents. For further information and to download an application check under News and Information on their website @ www.roea.org

May 31: STACY LEVITT WOMEN AND SPORT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is open to a young woman, a girls' team, or a sport organization that exemplifies Stacey's ideals and qualities: demonstrate a keen interest in sports and a healthy lifestyle; takes the initiative to make positive things happen; is highly motivated and enthusiastic and strives to be the best and doesn't give up trying. High school and university/college-age women are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to financial need. There is no official application from for the Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship. Please submit information based on the guidelines described on the website @ www.caaws.ca


June

June 4: FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LIMITED CAPILANO UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE AWARD
To assist students entering a first year full-time (min. 9 credits)diploma or undergraduate degree program at Capilano University for whom the cost of pursuing a post-secondary education would be a serious impediment. There are 2 awards available annually, which may be renewed. Eligibility includes financial need, Canadian citizen or permanent resident, 75% average in Grade 12. Information and application available @ www.capilanou.ca/services/financial/financial/entrance-awards.html

June 4: CAPILANO UNIVERSITY ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP
3 @$500 scholarships for graduating high school students with a minimum 3.5 GPA in English plus 3 academic Gr. 12 courses, who are interested in taking a two-year Associate of Arts degree--English concentration at Capilano University. Information and application forms @ www.capilanou.ca/services/financial/financial/entrance-awards.html

June 14 - THE SOUTH ASIAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION
Is offering three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. Categories for applying are: academics, community involvement and excellence in Fine Arts. An essay, reference letters, conditional acceptance to post-secondary and transcript are required. For further inquiries contact infor@safa.ca.

June 15: CONFRATELLANZO ITALO-CANADESE SCHOLARSHIP
Two $1,000 scholarships are available for graduating students who will be entering a degree program. Candidates must be of Italian origin (having at least one parent or grandparent of direct Italian descent); be living in the GVRD; and have an academic standing sufficient to qualify for entry into a post-secondary institution. Application form available from the Scholarship Coordinator.

June 15: CANADIAN MEDICAL HALL OF FAME / GREAT WEST LIFE, LONDON LIFE AND CANADA LIFE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Renewable awards of $1,000 for graduating high school students with a minimun 85% average who are planning to pursue post-secondary studies in medicine or health sciences at a Canadian university. Selection is based on academic excellence, awards and recognition, extra-curricular activities, community service, and evidence of interest in pursuing an education and career in medical/health sciences. Information and application available at www.cdnmedhall.org/student-programs

June 27: ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND GEOSCIENTISTS OF BC SCHOLARSHIP
The APEGBC Foundation offers a number of Post Secondary Entrance scholarships to graduating high school students entering UBC, SFU, UVic, BCIT or UNBC that lead to a degree in engineering or geoscience. Each entrance scholarship is valued at $2,500. Several Post Secondary Transfer Entrance Scholarships valued at $1,000 each are available for graduating high school students entering a college/university engineering transfer program in BC. Scholarship selection is based on Grade 12 academics, extracurricular activities, references, financial need, and the student’s written statement outlining reasons for entering the profession. Information and applications are available at http://www.apeg.bc.ca/students/scholarships/ and postmarked no later than June 27. Grade 12 transcripts must be sent to APEGBC before August 08.

June 30: DOMINION INSTITUTE GREAT QUESTIONS OF CANADA ESSAY COMPETITION
Canadian students aged 21 years and younger are asked to reflect on some of the most pressing issues facing Canada (Does history matter: What is Canada’s place in the world?) The essay should be 1,500 words in length and can be in either official language. The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $2,000 and a trip to Ottawa for the award ceremonies in November. First and second runners-up will also receive cash prizes and their work will be published on the Institute website. For more information on the essay competition and topics see: www.greatquestions.com. STA library has a copy of the book "Great questions of Canada" #205602 Call number 971.07GRE

July / August

July 15 : THE BETTY O'FLYNN MEMORIAL BURSARY
A bursary of $500 is available a successful applicant planning to study full time in a field of study that supports life issues. Applicants must be related to a current or past member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, or be a beneficiary of the Society. Application forms and instructions can be found here

July 31: THE SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL - The Betty O'Flynn Memorial Fund Bursary

A $500 bursary available to graduating students who intend to pursue full time post-secondary studies directed towoard a career which supports life issues. Applicants should be Vincentians, family members of Vincentians, or (past or present) beneficiaries of the Society, must be residents of (or studying) in BC, and must submit a letter of support from a member of the Society to whom they are not related. Participation in community affairs, school/college clubs/teams, service/church groups, etc will be requested on the application. See Mrs. Maledy for an application form.

August 1: GO FETCH COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDThree awards available for Canadian resident, 17 years of age or older, graduating or have graduated from high school, and/or are currently enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution. High school students must possess an average grade of a C+ or greater. Deadline is August 1. Click here to apply.

August 5: BCIT ENTRANCE AWARDS
There are up to 60 President's Entrance awards available to current secondary students valued at $3000 and over 90 additional BCIT Entrance Awards valued up to $4,500. Selection is based on evaluation of academic achievement, participation and contribution to school activities, leadership and citizenship as well as volunteer and/or community service. Please check the requirements for the many different awards and download an application form @ www.bcit.ca/finaid

August 20: LOVISON FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
There are two academic scholarships of $800 each available to graduating students residing in the Lower Mainland who are Roman Catholic and have a 3.0 (B) grade point average who are planning to attend a post secondary institution which will lead to a degree or a diploma. Christian character, community service, and sportsmanship and team-building qualities are important considerations. Application information is available from the Scholarship Coordinator.

August 20: FATHER EMMANUELE ROSAIA SCHOLARSHIP
There are two scholarships of $1,500 each. Students must be residents of the Lower Mainland who are Roman Catholic and of Italian-Canadian origin. The graduating students must have a 3.0 (B) grade point average and be planning to attend a university or community college leading to a university degree. Scholastic achievement and Christian character combined with community service are important considerations. Application form is available from the Scholarship Coordinator.

August 31: GERALO DONATO VERTONE SCHOLARSHIP
The goal of this $400 Scholarship is to give any student with the desire to further his/her education an equal opportunity to do so. Applicants must be BC residents of Italian heritage. While academic achievement is important weight is also given to the applicant's effort and desire to learn. Acceptance to university or community college is a requirement for a successful applicant. Information available on the Italian Cultural Centre website @ www.italianculturalcentre.ca under "Scholarships."