Monday, May 29, 2017

Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame Jack Farley Youth Sports Award

SCHOLARSHIPS

Every year the BC Sports Hall of Fame awards two Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Awards. These scholarships are awarded to one outstanding male and one outstanding female amateur athlete graduating from a BC secondary school.
These students will excel in a particular sport and exemplify the values, commitment and contribution to the community held by Jack Farley, an honoured member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Winners will receive $2,000, which is to be applied to their education at a post-secondary institution here in British Columbia. Applicants must be graduating from grade 12 and demonstrate that they plan to attend a registered college or university in British Columbia within 12 months of graduation.

APPLICATION

Deadline for applications for the calendar year is June 30th, 2017.

Application Process

Scholarship applications are accepted throughout the course of the year. Any individual or school may complete and submit an application form to the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Please contact us to learn more about the scholarships:

Contact

Please get in touch with Barbara Chu barbara.chu@bcsportshalloffame.com for further information.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Blue Wave Janice Lee Bursary

HEADING TO POST-SECONDARY? OUR BURSARY CAN HELP!

We’re proud to offer a bursary program for young people under 20. We know the teen years are when mental health and substance use problems often show up for the first time, and that this not only gets in the way of life, but also your school and career goals.
The Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary honours the legacy of Janice Lee, an 18-year-old who struggled with depression and anxiety for six years and took her own life in 2006. The following year, Blue Wave was created by her family to help break the silence around mental illness in teens and to provide support earlier. The vision of the Janice Lee Blue Wave bursary program is to invest in the resilience, wisdom and potential of young people and to reduce some of the barriers during the major transition from high school to higher education.
In 2017, 2 bursaries of $750 each will be awarded.
Applications for the 2017 bursary a now being accepted!
Apply by May 31, 2017 at 11:59pm

Am I eligible?

You’re eligible if you:
  • Have experienced a significant mental health or substance use problem and are accessing treatment and support
  • Can demonstrate financial need
  • Are under the age of 20 at the time you apply
  • Have lived in BC for at least a year from the date of your application
  • Are not enrolling in a government-sponsored job training program
  • Will be enrolled in first year studies at a recognized BC university, college or technical school by January 1 of the year after you are applying.

What else should I know?

  • Courses by distance education are allowed as long as the institution is an accredited BC post-secondary institution
  • The bursary award only covers a semester’s worth of tuition, books and mandatory course supplies or equipment that is paid to the institution (Generic school supplies or anything bought off-campus are ineligible expenses)
  • The bursary is sent directly to the post-secondary institution identified in the application
  • Each bursary award will be no more than the stated award amount; in rare cases, an award may be issued that is less than the stated award amount if a winning applicant’s course expenses are documented as being less than this amount
  • Incomplete applications will have points deducted or be disqualified
  • Applications with attachments that are longer than requested (e.g., reference letters longer than 1 page each) will have points deducted or be disqualified
  • Applications that provide more documentation than requested (e.g., more than two reference letters, other background not asked for) will have points deducted or be disqualified
  • Applications must be received by 11:59pm PDT on the day of the deadline
  • The winners’ first names and a brief outline of their educational/career goals will appear in CMHA communications such as our websites, e-newsletters, and annual report, any of which may be indexed by search engines
  • We will only use applicants’ contact information for the purpose of eligibility and to communicate about the status of the application
  • The selection committee will evaluate all submissions that meet the requirements
  • The decisions of the committee are final
  • By signing the online application form you agree to these conditions.

How do I apply?

1. Read the eligibility information and guidelines carefully.
2. Fill out the online application form (1 page long). Among other questions you will be asked to submit:
  • A 300-word letter
  • A cost estimate for 1 semester from the institution’s website or course calendar (max 1 page uploaded, or a URL provided)
  • 2 letters of reference from non-family members (e.g., teacher, principal, counselor, clinician, employer, community member) (max 1 page, each letter, uploaded)
Application deadline: May 31, 2017 at 11:59pm
If you have any questions about the bursary, or problems filling out the application form, you can email bluewave@cmha.bc.ca
Thank you for your interest in our bursary!

http://www.bluewavebc.ca/janice-lee-blue-wave-bursary/

SAFA Scholarship for South Asian Students

SAFA SCHOLARSHIPS The South Asian Family Association is proud to offer scholarships in the amount of $1000 each in the following categories: (1) Academic Excellence (2) Excellence in Community Involvement/Fine Arts (3) Excellence in Athletics 
Mission Statement: The South Asian Family Association (SAFA) is a non-profit organization, created in 2000 by a group of concerned South Asian men and women who wanted to promote cultural harmony. Our mandate is to seek solutions to family based problems plaguing the South Asian community, to promote multiculturalism and to seek and raise cultural awareness, understanding and harmony. 
Eligibility Criteria In order to be eligible for a scholarship, a student must: 
  • Be a student of South Asian descent 
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration Act 
  • Be enrolling in his/her first year of full-time studies at a post-secondary institution in Canada or abroad 
  • Be completing/have completed Grade 12 in a British Columbian high school Note: Relatives and close associates of any active/past member of SAFA are ineligible to apply 

Come get your applications from Mrs. Da Silva in room 303
Deadline is June 14, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

BCIT Scholarships are Ready!


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Confratellanza Italo-Cadadese $1000 for Italian decent students.

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese is again offering several $1,000 scholarships to assist eligible students in their post secondary studies. Can you please distribute or post the attached application form in your school so that interested students may apply.

The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese was founded in 1904 and is committed to the preservation of Italian cultural heritage and contributing to the enrichment of the multicultural community in the Greater Vancouver area.  

If you are interested in apply, please see me in room 303 for an application form
Deadline date is due May 31, 2017

SOAR Philanthropic Scholarships



SOAR Philanthropic Society will be giving out over $25,000 in scholarship funds for the categories of academics, adversity, athletics, community engagement, culinary arts, entrepreneurship & innovation, health & mindfulness, leadership, skilled trades, social justice & law, visual & performing arts. Each scholarship is $1,000. Students graduating from high school are eligible to apply at www.soarps.org.


The deadline is June 30, 2017.

On May 27, 2017 SOAR will be holding their annual SOAR Summit Conference at Simon Fraser University. Some of the major partners in this project are Simon Fraser University, Vancity Credit Union, Desjardins, Daily Hive (Vancity Buzz), and more. This is a one day leadership conference, along with workshops for local high school students. Its our annual event at SFU Surrey, where we have keynote speakers from various backgrounds, including representatives from universities, law enforcement officers, TedTalks and more.

More information from the summit can be seen at www.soarps.org/summit. Over 200 students from all across the Lower Mainland attend this event. High school students can register atwww.soarps.org. Registration closes in early June.

Friday, April 7, 2017

BC Tech Scholarship

BC Technology and innovation scholarship looks at creating a future in BC for the 
following fields include Engineering, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, 
Biotech, Cleantech, IT & Applied Technology, Business & Technology 
Management, Product Management, Digital Media, and other technical programs.
Up to 2 x $5,000 for current University and College students.
Up to 6 x $1,000 for Grade 12 Graduates entering post-secondary. 
1 x $1,000 awarded on top of amount listed above to current University/College studen tor
 Grade 12 Graduate who belong to one or more of the following groups:
  • Women
  • First Nations
  • Persons with disabilities
  • New immigrants
  • LGBTQ
Deadline is Applications for the BC Tech Scholarship are now open! 
Deadline to apply: 11:59PM PT on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. 

for your application

CIBC $10,000 Award for First Year Post Secondary

CIBC is trying to help you pay for your first year of school.
If you or your parents are CIBC members, go to the following linking and apply:


http://accepted.studentlifenetwork.com/?utm_source=High+School+Principals&utm_campaign=c8eda6a398-PRINCIPAL_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d528178ee6-c8eda6a398-432601049

Saturday, April 1, 2017

BC Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIPS

Every year the BC Sports Hall of Fame awards two Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Awards. These scholarships are awarded to one outstanding male and one outstanding female amateur athlete graduating from a BC secondary school.
These students will excel in a particular sport and exemplify the values, commitment and contribution to the community held by Jack Farley, an honoured member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Winners will receive $2,000, which is to be applied to their education at a post-secondary institution here in British Columbia. Applicants must be graduating from grade 12 and demonstrate that they plan to attend a registered college or university in British Columbia within 12 months of graduation.

APPLICATION

Deadline for applications for the calendar year is June 30th, 2017.

Application Process

Scholarship applications are accepted throughout the course of the year. Any individual or school may complete and submit an application form to the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Please contact us to learn more about the scholarships:

Armstrong Elementary PAC Scholarship Reminder DUE April 7.

Armstrong Elementary (PAC) Scholarship
The Armstrong Elementary Parent Advisory Council (PAC) invites applications for its 2017 Armstrong Alumni Scholarship. This year’s award is $500.00.

The Armstrong Alumni Scholarship is presented to a former Armstrong student who exhibits involvement, leadership and contribution to their high school. 

Criteria

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    Attended Armstrong Elementary School (Grade 7) English or French

    Is a grade 12 student at Cariboo Hill Secondary and plans on attending a post secondary education (can include vocational studies)

    Demonstrated 2 years involvement, participation and service at Cariboo. (examples: Sports teams, Clubs, Student Government, Mentoring Program)

    Accepted at a post-secondary institution

Must sbumit 

One or two page, double-spaced essay, describing:

  Clubs, Sports and other involvement at Cariboo and Armstrong.

  How the involvement has influenced the candidate’s future plans.

  2 Reference Letters - (1 from a teacher).

Please note: this award is not solely based on academics, weight is given to those applicants who have excelled in contributing to a positive school culture and community.

Hand in all Applications to Mrs. Da Silva in Room 303.

Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017. 

Guruparan and Winsor Scholarships

You are invited to apply for one of two $6,000 scholarships – C.S.T. Consultants Inc. Guruparan and Winsor Scholarships. These awards are granted, through competition, to Canadian students who are academically gifted, well-rounded, and pursuing their first undergraduate commerce/finance/business degree/diploma at a recognized post- secondary institution in or outside of Canada.

This program is aimed at those students whose parents/guardians do not have a post- secondary education or received their post-secondary education outside of Canada.
The Awards Selection Committee will award $6,000 to one successful female applicant for the Guruparan Scholarship and $6,000 to one successful male applicant for the Winsor Scholarship, through competition.
These awards were established by Sherry MacDonald, President and CEO of C.S.T. Consultants Inc. and are in the honour of Karthiha Guruparan and Bill Winsor.

Karthiha Guruparan
The Karthiha Guruparan Scholarship is in memory of a very special 23 year old young woman who worked at C.S.T. Consultants Inc. as a summer student for 4 years. Karthiha was a top student, and loved by many. She was studying Accounting at the University of Toronto, with the goal of achieving her CMA. She was to graduate in May 2011. She wanted to become a chartered accountant and to serve this country while making a positive impact. Karthiha always strived to be the best she could be, and filled her life with joy and meaning. The Karthiha Guruparan Scholarship will be given to a young woman who exemplifies Karthiha’s goals and values of family first, thoughtfulness, determination and inspiration.

2017 Karthiha Guruparan and Bill Winsor Scholarship Applications
 
Bill Winsor
The Bill Winsor Scholarship is in memory of a highly successful and engaged C.S.T. Branch Manager. Bill joined C.S.T. in September of 1988 as acting Vice President of Sales until 1989 when he opened his first Sales Branch. This Branch became one of the most successful in the history of C.S.T., leading the company in sales results as well as producing five spin-off Branches. Bill was a very likeable and caring man with a warm personality. People were always attracted to him because of his positive and enthusiastic personality. He was interested in everyone he met and would always take the time to listen. He was very competitive, but loved to see others succeed. The Bill Winsor Scholarship will be given to a young man, who exemplifies Bill’s goal- oriented mindset, enthusiasm, entrepreneurship, positivity and competitiveness all the while fostering an atmosphere of team spirit.


Our preference is applications be submitted as a PDF, electronically addressed to awards@cst.org.

If you have to mail your application it should be addressed to:
Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation
Reference: GRADUATE AWARDS SELECTION COMMITTEE 1600-2235 Sheppard Avenue E., Atria II
Toronto, ON M2J 5B8

All decisions of the Award Selection Committee will be final, the Committee will not respond to requests for information from those applicants that were not granted an award. All applications submitted become the sole property of C.S.T. Consultants Inc. and will not be returned.

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In order to be considered for one of the C.S.T. Consultants Scholarships, applicants must complete the application as well as submit the following information:
  1. 1)  Transcript from High School: Applicants must be in the top 20% of their high school graduating class (proof on a transcript or letter from the high school) and are required to supply, through their high school institution, an official, complete transcript(s) to the present date of all high school studies. Proof of grades from final high school transcript(s) must be shown prior to the funds being paid.
  2. 2)  Post Secondary Acceptance: A letter or certificate indicating acceptance to an undergraduate commerce/finance/business degree/diploma at a recognized post secondary institution must be submitted or in cases where acceptance has not yet been received, you must provide the name and location of the post secondary institutions you have applied to. Proof of acceptance must be shown prior to the funds being paid.
  3. 3)  Personal Essay: Applications must be submitted with an essay of 200 words or less (English or French) in typed format only, and cannot contain any repeat information given elsewhere in the application. It is suggested that this personal essay describe the impact of attending post secondary will have on you and your family. Overall writing style will be judged.
  4. 4)  Academic Contributions: The applicant must outline his/her contributions to the academic community including participation in student organizations, drama, sports, music, debating, etc. Please indicate other skills, accomplishments, and interests.
  5. 5)  Social Contributions: Provide an outline of contributions to the social community (during your high school years only). This may include, for example, personal enrichment activities as well as volunteer social service or organizational work.
  6. 6)  Diversity of Interests: The applicant must explain in writing how their education and extracurricular activities demonstrate they are a well–rounded individual.
  7. 7)  Career Objectives: Outline the anticipated current path of study.
  8. 8)  Two Letters of Reference: 1) referencing your academic career 2) referencing
    your social/personal commitment.
Applications must arrive as one complete PDF package, and should be electronically postmarked to awards@cst.org on or before May 31, 2017. Incomplete and late applications, photocopies and faxes will NOT be considered regardless of the reason for the delay. 

Please bring a USB stick to room 303 for your electronic PDF of this scholarship

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

World Scholar's Cup Scholarship

The World Scholar’s Cup (an international academic competition) is happening in Vancouver on April 8th to 9th, 2017 at the Mulgrave School in West Vancouver.

The BC Student Alliance is offering scholarships for teams to participate in this one in a lifetime opportunity! In short, we’ll cover the participation fee for your students. There’s no catch; twenty scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. By joining, your students will get the chance to meet like-minded students across BC (and even the world!); great food; and enjoy a fun, multicultural, academic/debate competition!


Check out this amazing opportunity

Youth Transforming Society Scholarships

Youth Transforming Society (YTS) is a registered, student-led group based out of Surrey, BC that aims to raise awareness for humanitarian issues and encourage community volunteerism. Founded in 2010, we have since raised $20,000 for various organizations and have helped hundreds of students get involved.

To further our goal of inspiring volunteerism, we have created the YTS Scholarship for Community Service. This year, YTS will be giving out three $1000 scholarships. Each awards will recognize a student’s dedication and commitment to selfless service in the community. We hope to celebrate the achievements of three young people who have created positive change in their communities.

Eligibility Criteria:
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 2017.
3. Actively involved in voluntary pursuits of any kind (humanitarian, environmental, etc.)
4. Minimum academic average of 70%

The application deadline is on March 31st, 2017 at 11:59pm. 

http://www.youthtransformingsociety.org/yts-scholarship-application/

Friday, March 3, 2017

Canadian Parents for French Award


Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Burnaby Chapter Award 2017
Canadian Parents for French Burnaby Chapter has established a $250 award for a student currently graduating with a bilingual diploma. Up to three awards will be granted; one for each of the French Immersion Burnaby high schools. This award recognizes students who have made contributions to the enrichment of French language learning experiences for themselves and/or others in their school and/or community. The students must also plan to continue with post-secondary studies. Special consideration will be given to students continuing French language studies at a post-secondary level. The award will be given to the successful candidate upon proof of registration in a post-secondary institution.
CRITERIA:
  1. Participates as a volunteer in French Second Language events and activities within the school or community.
  2. Intention to pursue further post-secondary education, preferably French language training (local or abroad).
Who is eligible?
  1. Applicant is in Gr 12 and currently graduating from a Burnaby district high school with a bilingual diploma.
  2. Applicant plans to pursue their studies at a post-secondary institution.
THE WRITTEN PORTION REQUIREMENT:
This will be a letter written to the applicant’s former self as a gr 7 French Immersion student. The topic of the letter is as follows:
Pensez à quand vous étiez en septième année et aux soucis que vous avez eus par rapport à l'immersion française à l`école secondaire. Maintenant, écrivez-vous une lettre qui partage les expériences que vous avez vécues jusqu`à maintenant, qui répond aux questions que vous avez eues en septième année et fourni des conseils.
police: 12, times new roman
longeur: 2 pages maximum à double interligne
En format de lettre: Cher/Chère (ton nom), Salutation à la fin 



Come get full application package to Mrs. Da Silva in room 303
Deadline date is April 28.

Want to do film, acting or Directing! Fantastic Opportunity for Grads!

Over the past 10 summers, Berridge Programs has been welcoming students from around the world to the Chateau le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France to live in community, develop their unique talents and experience another culture. Our program offer the perfect blend of performing arts camp and travel abroad experience. You can read about our program here www.berridgeprograms.com.
 
The Acting Program includes classes in Shakespeare, On Camera Acting, Movement, Acting Techniques, Modern Performance, Directing, Musical Theatre, Writing and Improvisation.  The Film Program guides students in making their own professionally quality short film suitable for festival submission. Our programs are taught exclusively in English however there are plenty of opportunities for French speakers to practice their language skills both on the program and out in the wider community on field trips and excursions.
 
We have a two types of scholarships available this year,  a Merit Scholarship in the amount of $1500and a Financial Need Scholarship for up to 70% off the program tuition.  You can find information about scholarships here https://www.berridgeprograms.com/details

BC International Student Ambassador Scholarships

Deadline approaching for the BC International Student Ambassador Scholarships
As a reminder, nominations are still open for the BC Ministry of Education's International Student Ambassador Scholarships. The awards promote the development of intercultural knowledge and understanding in support of BC’s new education curriculum and contribute to the goals of the British Columbia International Education Strategy, increasing the two-way flow of students, teachers and ideas between BC and the world. We kindly ask that you share news of the awards and this promotional poster among your networks. To note, the poster should only be posted in international offices and should not be distributed to the international student body.
BCCIE is a proud partner in the administration of the awards and will be receiving and evaluating award applications and distributing awards to successful applicants.
K-12 Applications
Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible for nomination by a school district or independent school, the international student must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Be accepted for first-time entry into a BC public or independent school at the Grade 9, 10, or 11 level for the 2017/2018 school year
  • Be of school age (no older than 19 by June 30, 2017)
  • Be nominated by a BC school district or independent school
  • Hold a valid passport from the People’s Republic of China, Japan or the Republic of Korea
Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) Applications
Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible for nomination by a school district, independent school or BC-certified offshore school, the international student must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Be nominated by a BC school district, independent school or BC-certified offshore school
  • Be intending to enter a public post-secondary institution or a degree program at an authorized private degree granting institution in the 2017/18 school year (see the list of eligible institutions)
  • Hold a valid passport from the People’s Republic of China, Japan, or the Republic of Korea
  • Achieve a high academic standard, including English language ability
Nomination window: January 9 through March 31, 2017.
For more information, and to apply, visit the BC Government’s International Education Scholarships page.

AFABC Youth Bursary

Scholarships

We have two scholarships, the Howard Legacy Youth Fund and the AFABC Youth Bursary, that are offered once per year at $1,000 each. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2017!

About

The intention of our scholarships is to provide funding that will assist in covering costs of tuition and/or costs directly related to the post secondary programs.
The Howard Legacy Youth Fund was established with a donation from Peggy Howard in 2012, and is made available to applicants who are current or former youth in care.
AFABC Youth Bursary was established in 2014, with funding from the Adoptive Families Association of BC, and accepts applications from youth who have joined their family by legal adoption.

Guidelines

  • Application deadline is April 30, 2017. Completed applications will be accepted, by mail or electronic delivery, until midnight on April 30, 2017. No late applicants will be considered. Winners will be announced June 1, 2017.
  • All approved applications, (completed, meeting all eligibility requirements and submitted on time) will be forwarded for an initial screening process. The strongest applicants will be presented to the selection committee.
  • Bursary applicants can apply for either (or both) AFABC bursary fund, but may only be chosen for one award per year.
  • Previous AFABC bursary award recipients are permitted to re-apply in a new bursary year.
  • All AFABC program clients are permitted to apply for either AFABC bursary.
  • Current AFABC staff, board members, committee members, contractors and their respective children are not eligible to apply for either AFABC bursary.
  • Former AFABC staff, board members, committee members, contractors and their respective children are eligible to apply for either AFABC bursary, 12 months after their organizational role has concluded.
Eligibility Requirements
Please see individual application forms for details of eligibility requirements for the bursary of your choice.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

National Union Scholarships

The National Union's scholarship program for 2017

NUPGE scholarships are open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 370,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. 
Ottawa (19 Oct. 2016) — Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. Historically there have been 4 scholarships open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 370,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. For 2017, NUPGE has added the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship.
The deadline for applications is July 7, 2017.Some scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted below.

Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship

The Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017 - 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member. It will be awarded for the best 750 — 1,000 word essay on: The importance of their field of study in either policing, criminal justice services or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.

Tommy Douglas Scholarship

The Tommy Douglas Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017 - 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member. It will be awarded for the best 750 — 1,000 word essay on: How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.

Terry Fox Scholarship

The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017 — 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a member of NUPGE. It will be awarded for the best 750 — 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians

The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians for $1,500 is open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2017 — 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member. It will be awarded for the best 750 — 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians.

Scholarship for Visible Minorities

The Scholarship for Visible Minorities for $1,500 is open to all visible minority students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education full-time in 2017 — 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a National Union of Public and General Employees member. It will be awarded for the best 750 — 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of visible minorities.
Download a notice about the scholarships for posting in your work place.
For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 /  or email scholarship@nupge.ca(link sends e-mail)

NUPGE

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 370,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE

GFNF.org Scholarship



2017 Grace Family Network Foundation Scholarship
Amount: Three (3) awards of $500 each for use in the 2017/2018 academic year
Grace Family Network Foundation has established a scholarship fund to award to deserving high school graduates in financial need. The awards are intended to encourage students who are pursuing a post-secondary education and who have demonstrated not only academic achievement but also interest in their communities.
Scholarships will be awarded to three students in the amount of $500. As well, the winning essays submitted by the scholarship recipients will be featured on gfnf's website. Application criteria include:
  • A resident of the Greater Vancouver Regional District
  • Currently registered in Grade 12
  • Criteria: students with outstanding academic and leadership achievements demonstrating financial need
  • Evidence of enrolment or application to a post-secondary school in the 2017-2018 academic year
  • A one page essay on "What does leadership mean to you?" (see application form for more details)
For more information about gfnf scholarships or to download an application, click on the link below.
Application deadline: May 31, 2017
Please apply by downloading the Application Form
We believe that this is another tangible way through which to invest in our youth-in-need. If you're a qualifying student, we invite you to apply.