Monday, January 21, 2019

Beedie Luminaries $50 Million Dollars in Scholarships


Beedie Luminaries is a new scholarship founded by a former Burnaby Student who has become very successful in business. He is donating $50 million dollars in scholarship to Burnaby Students.

We are looking for resilient BC students facing financial adversity who have the academic readiness to advance their education, achieve their dreams, and inspire others.

Beedie Luminaries is a social-profit enterprise designed to help remove barriers to education and provide wrap-around support for promising students who are facing financial adversity. Students who are smart, but constrained by circumstance. Students who are ready to rise above their circumstances and achieve their dreams.

  • 50 scholarships in 2019 (pilot year)
  • $40,000 per student / 4-year undergraduate degree
  • $15,000 per student / 2-year college or trade-school diploma
  • “Stay on Track” student support
  • Annual student team-building retreat
  • Access to mentors
  • Summer paid internship opportunities

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for a Beedie Luminaries Scholarship, applicants must:
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident for at least three years
  • Reside in the Lower Mainland (only 2018/19 applications). Beedie Luminaries plans to scale the program in the future to include students from across BC, applying to all public BC post-secondary institutions
  • Be in Grade 12 (2018/19 application only, future application opportunities may change)
  • Have applied (or plan to apply) to a BC post-secondary institution or trade school for a full-time program commencing no later than September 2019 (only the selected eight institutions will be eligible in 2018/19)
  • Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year
  • Have faced financial adversity
  • Use funding for a post-secondary institution, trade school or college
  • Be endorsed by their school principal, a teacher or counsellor (required) and a community organization (optional). The letters of endorsement must be included with the application.
Download the complete Program Guidelines and Criteria documenhere.

Deadline Date is February 15, 2019

Final Scholarship Meeting of the Year!!

Are you wanting money for Post Secondary? Do you want to me acknowledge by your school for the hard work you do in the community and in the school?

You need to come to ONE of two meetings I will be holding after school on February 4 or February 5th.  Come to room 303 at 3:15 on either of those two dates.

I will be going through the District Scholarships, how to apply and to talk about the Scholarship blog again!

Bring a USB stick so that I can put the application packages on it.

If you do not attend, you cannot apply!!!!!!

Deadline for District Scholarships will be on March 12 before Spring Break.

National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarships

The deadline for applications and essays is July 4, 2019.
Ottawa (09 Jan. 2019) — Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 6 scholarships of $1,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. Entrants must be the children or grandchildren, or the foster children or the foster grandchildren, of members or retirees of the National Union's Component unions or its affiliates and who are planning to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public, post-secondary educational institution on a full-time basis in 2019.  
All scholarships awarded will be based on the best 750- to1,000-word essay as listed below.  Essays will be marked on the basis of content and style.  The deadline for applications and essays is July 4, 2019, and scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted below.

Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship must be entering a field of study in health care, criminal justice, community services or policing.  The essay topic is — The importance of their field of study in either policing, criminal justice services, or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.

Scholarship for Indigenous Students

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Indigenous Students must identify as an Indigenous person. The essay topic — The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Indigenous peoples.

Scholarship for LGBTQ2 Students

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for LGBTQ2 Students must identify as an LGBTQ2 student.  The essay topic is — The importance of trade unions in supporting the LGBTQ2 communities.

Scholarship for Students of Colour

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Students of Colour must identify as a person of colour. The essay topic is — The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people of colour in Canada.

Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship must identify as a person with a disability. The essay topic is — The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Tommy Douglas Scholarship

There are no other requirements, other than the general requirements above, for applying for the Tommy Douglas Scholarship. The essay topic is —
How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a country with a more just and equitable society.
Applicants are advised that the winners and winning essays will be publicized on our website, and their high school will be notified of their win.

Go to https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Rotary Club of Burnaby Deer Lake Community Scholarship


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Rotary Club of Burnaby Deer Lake is accepting applications for its 
Community Leadership Scholarship 
in the amount of $1,000  
to be awarded to a successful applicant. 


For information, criteria and application form 
go to: www.rotaryburnabydeerlake.org 

Download forms from the 2 Community 
Scholarships items in the lower right menu of 
the home page, or see your scholarship coordinator 
for more information. Deadline April 5th2019. 

Rotary Club of Burnaby Deer Lake 
Box 63019 RPO Highgate 
Burnaby BC V5E 4J4 

Come and get your application package from me in room 303 or go online to download the application package.