Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Looking Glass Foundation Scholarship


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. Tomorrow, March 1st, we will begin accepting applications for our Persevere, Rise Above, and Pursue Your Passion scholarships, to be awarded to 3 promising students!

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!

Here’s what you need to know:

  • 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
  • The application deadline is July 6th, 2018
  • You can apply online on March 1st! Application forms, rules, and full instructions will be made available on our webpage at that time
Please contact scholarship@lookingglassbc.com with any questions or concerns

Please go to https://www.lookingglassbc.com/  to apply March 1, 2018

BCGEU Scholarships

Important: Please read this section before starting 
your application.
Applicants must be:
  • A BCGEU member; or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or 
  • staff[1], and
  • A current or prospective post-secondary or higher learning student enrolled, 
  • registered or planning to attend an eligible educational institution[2] in 2018.
In addition to personal information and details of your education plan, you will be asked to 
answer an essay question. We recommend that you prepare your answer and return to this 
online application. You can prepare your 450 to 500 word answer and then cut and paste 
it into the application. Applicants with an Individual Education Plan (IEP) may submit their 
answer to the essay question as a audio or video file to scholarship@bcgeu.ca.
 
The essay question is:
 
British Columbia has a long history of protest and activism that has shaped our
 province. What lessons, if any, can today’s trade unions learn from this history? 
How important is protest and activism to making change possible? Use a historical 
or contemporary example of social movements, protest and activism that you f
ind inspiring to consider these questions.

We encourage you to base your answer on an interview with a BCGEU member,
 personal experience or original research. 
 
The deadline for submitting your applications is at midnight on Sunday, April 29, 2018.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

New District Scholarship: Bring Your USB stick to me!

If you attended our two scholarship meetings last week for the District scholarships, I have great news, there are two more.


BURNABY ASSOCIATION OF SENIOR EXEMPT STAFF (BASES) SCHOLARSHIP

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
The Burnaby Association of Senior Exempt Employees (BASES) Scholarship, worth $1,000, is awarded annually to a well-rounded SD41 – Burnaby student who meets the following criteria:


SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
The scholarship will be awarded to 2 SD41 - Burnaby student who has:
  • maintained a good academic standing;
  • been actively involved in community service and/or volunteer work beyond that required for graduation; and
  • demonstrated leadership in Burnaby through consistent and outstanding dedication to a community initiative or making their community a better place.

Scholarship will be awarded to 2 SD41 - Burnaby student who is going on to a BC post secondary or vocational training program.  The recipient will be required to provide proof of enrollment in a qualified program in order to receive the scholarship payment

Consideration is to be given to a student with financial need.


Bring your USB stick to me if you want the chance at this new scholarship. It will be due on the same day as the rest of them : April 3, 2018 to me in room 303

Big BCIT Information Evening

BCIT Big Info Night
Join us for the BCIT Big Info Night on Wednesday, February 28. Meet faculty, students, and grads who will help you learn about over 300 programs to make your career a big deal. Check out cool interactive tech demos at the Welcome Showcase. 

Free parking is available during the event.

Register today for a chance to win 1 of 3 prizes of $1,000 in tuition.
Read the contest rules and regulations [PDF] now. 

go to https://www.bcit.ca/ppl/biginfo/   to register now for this amazing event

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Charlene Reaveley Bursary

Making a difference in the lives of students

The Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity recognizes graduating students who harbour the hope and potential for a brighter tomorrow in the face of adversity through the loss of a parent and/or sibling.
CRCCS is proud to give back by providing financial recognition to students who exemplify Charlene’s involvement in the community and/or volunteer work which encourages the youth of today to be the leaders of tomorrow. This program was inspired by Charlene’s passion for children and desire for a closer community.
All bursaries require that candidates are in good academic standing, contribute to their communities, and will be furthering their education at a post-secondary institution upon graduation. CRCCS board of directors will select the successful recipients.

To qualify for a $1000 CRCCS bursary, the student will be required to meet the criteria.  The criteria includes;
    • Grade 12 graduating student
    • Loss of a parent and/or a sibling
    • Enrolled in a certified post secondary program within the same year of graduating
    • Involved in the community/volunteer work
    • a BC Resident
    • Complete mailing address, contact information and full name of the applicant
    • Complete mailing address, contact information and the name of secondary school
    • A 300-500 word essay on how they fit the criteria, including all contact information.

Applicants need to email or mail their completed essay with all criteria included and date stamped by April 15th of their graduating year. 
Please ensure your application is complete. 
Only complete applications are eligible for bursaries. 
All criteria is required for a complete application.

Applicants can mail to:

Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity
Counselling and Resource Centre

Attn: Jennifer Reaveley
#201 – 2571 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam, BC
Canada, V3C 3G3

or email to:

jennifer@crccs.ca

Contact:

For inquires or questions, please contact:
Jennifer Reaveley – Director of Bursaries
jennifer@crccs.ca

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

CMWAC Scholarship for Students going into Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Counceling

CMWAC is again giving away a wonderful scholarship for students who are pursuing a career in any of these pathways: Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Councelling. They are giving 2 X$1000 scholarships.

The following criteria is to be considered when completing the application
. • Students must be graduating from Grade 12 by August 31 of the current year
• Pursuing fulltime post secondary studies in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Counselling
 • A personal written statement should contain 500-800 words detailing a) Is There a Connection between Mental Health and Peer Pressure? OR b) What is Mental Health?
• A resume
• A paragraph about their hobbies, social activities and volunteer opportunities.
 • A copy of the latest report card is required.
 • Provide 2 letters of reference.
 • Consideration will be given to students who may suffer from financial hardship.
 • The winners will be required to come to a presentation of the bursary at a fundraising event.

The application form will be available to download on our website:  http://www.cmwac.ca/bursary.html   and can be submitted by email, mail or fax.
The application is to be completed in English.

 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 10, 2018. 

ICBABC Achievement Awards for Student Achievement in Sports, Academics and Special Needs

Since its inception in 1992, ICBABC has been a non-profit organization that promotes networking within the Indo-Canadian business community. The Achievement Awards were introduced in 1997, and $350,000 in scholarships funds has been awarded to students across the lower mainland to date. ICBABC’s Annual Student Achievement Awards support outstanding students as they further pursue their academic endeavors within a post-secondary institution. The vision of the awards program is to invest in and develop strong leaders who demonstrate academic excellence, community involvement, a moral force of character, instincts to lead, and commitment to intellectual and personal development.

Each year, we receive a number of applications for these awards from exceptional students across British Columbia. You are encouraged to apply for any of the three categories: Academic, Sports, and Special Needs. 

Applications are open to all students in their final year of secondary school, graduating this upcoming summer. Please advise all applicants that completed application forms must be received by midnight on April 11, 2018. 

There are two ways applicants can submit their applications: (1) Via email to awards@icbabc.com (2) Via mail addressed to: #201-7945 132nd Street, Surrey, BC, V3W 4N2.

Come pick up your application packages from me in room 303
Deadline is April 11, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Scholarship Meeting Today after school or tomorrow Lunch

It is the final push for scholarship for our year end ceremony. I know have all the school district scholarships. I will be hosting two meetings this week: Monday Feb 19 3: 15 or Lunch Tuesday Feb 20 in room 303.

All grade 12's are welcome to hear about District Scholarships and School based Scholarship. Please bring a pen, paper and a usb stick so that I can download the applications you want.

YOU MUST ATTEND ONE OF THESE TWO MEETINGS TO BE PUT FORWARD FOR ANY SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE DISTRICT OR SCHOOL. SEE YOU ALL THERE.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Michael J Fox Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship

If you are currently enrolled in a visual or performing arts course, loved and have a dedication for arts--dance, visual art, drama, music, stage craft, directing, media arts etc, then this award is for you.

You must be pursuing post secondary in the arts.
Come get your application from me in room 303

Deadline date is April 3 (first day back from Spring Break)

Scholarship Meeting for All Grads for District and School Scholarship--Final Push

Hey Grads,

I have gone to my District meeting and we have 16 new scholarship for you. I will be holding two meetings next week to show you them and to show you the process for applications.

If you want to be considered for any of the scholarships you MUST attend one of the two meetings. Bring paper, pen and a USB stick so that I can upload the scholarships you want.

Meeting 1: Monday Feb 19 after school at 3:15 sharp in room 303
Meeting 2: Tuesday Feb 20 Lunch room 303

Please attend. If you do not attend, you cannot be put forward to either the District or School based scholarships.

Friday, February 9, 2018

The Badial Scholarship Award for Engineering

The Badial Scholarship Award for Engineering

Badial Scholarship Award by a former Alumni student who was part of the graduating class of 2011.  This student went on to BCIT in the Mechanical Engineering Program and has since graduated to a successful career in the field. This scholarship is a legacy to Cariboo Hill for all the strong support given by the staff in aiding the alumni become who he became.

This scholarship will go to a student who will be pursuing a degree in the engineering or a certificate in a technical trade. The student must be attending a Post Secondary institution in the fall and MUST be enrolled into an Engineering or technical trades program.

Criteria for the Award:
Students must be in grade 12
must be pursuing a career in Engineering or technical trades
student must write a two hundred world cover letter explaining their future goals, why they are going into the field they have chosen  and why they deserve to get this award
a recent resume must accompany the application
a completed activity

Students who apply for this award will be asked to interview by the Alumni in April, prior to the Leaving Ceremony.
Deadline Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018 to Mrs. Da Silva in room 303

Please come pick up your package today.

Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship

Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship

Since it was incorporated in 1892, Burnaby has produced many fine athletes. The Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame was formed in 2001 to honour Burnaby’s past athletic excellence. The hall also encourages future excellence in athletics, academics and sportsmanship by offering $1,000 scholarships to a male athlete and a female athlete from Burnaby.

Completed applications should be mailed to:
Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
Office Suite 101, 4946 Canada Way
 Burnaby,
 B.C. V5G 4H7

Deadline for applications to be received at that address is April 16 2018.
Winners will be notified by May 15, 2017 and invited to our annual induction banquet in February 2018.
Eligibility requirements:
A graduating Grade 12 student enrolled at a B.C. secondary school (public or private). Priority will be given to those attending school in Burnaby
• A resident of Burnaby for the past three years
• Future plans to attend a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis
• Show evidence of high athletic ability and performance
• Maintain a minimum of a C+ average (please include copy of transcript)
 • Demonstrate leadership
 • Be active in school and community Important note:

Come get your application package from Mrs. Da Silva in room 303. 

KPU Kawntlen Polytechnic University Entrance Scholarships


KPU University is again having their major entrance scholarships. If you plan on attending KPU in the fall, please go online and apply now for your university entrance scholarships.

The President's Scholarship $20,000
Criteria :
1. enrolled at KPU for four year program
2. 80% in English 12 and 3 other academic grade 12 classes with a GPA of 3.67 and min of 24 transferable credits
3. demonstrate leadership, community and volunteerism


The Merit Scholarship $5000
1. must enroll at KPU
2. 80% in English 12 and 3 other academic grade 12 classes with a GPA of 3.67 and min of 24 transferable credits
3. demonstrate leadership, community and volunteerism

The Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship --$5000
1. must identify as Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis or Inuit
2. 80% in English 12 and 3 other academic grade 12 classes with a GPA of 3.67 and min of 24 transferable credits
3. demonstrate leadership, community and volunteerism

Deadline is March 29, 2019
Go to www.kpu.ca/awards/entrance-scholarship

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Law Society of BC Rule of Law Essay Contest $1000

The Law Society of BC invites BC secondary students to participated in the 3rd annual rule of law essay contest. The topic is

How does social media interact with the rule of Law?

All grade 12 students enrolled in Law 12 or Civics 11 can apply by writing an essay on the topic.
Winner gets $1000 and $500 for the runner up.

For contest details go to www.lawsociety.bc.ca and click on "Rule of Law essay contest 2017-2018"

Deadline is April 6, 2018

Scholarship for Computer Science, IT, IAT, Business and Graphic Design


A new scholarship has just arrived for students studying in the following fields:
Computer Science, IT, IAT, Graphic Design, and Business:

 The Doteasy “Bright Future” Scholarship are below:

-The scholarship is open to students in their final year of high school. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2018.

-Awards: 3 prizes of up to $1000 for post-secondary tuition, plus 1 year of services to make your own website

-Deadline: March 31, 2018

-Instructions on how to apply: 

You can apply by sending an email to scholarship@doteasy.com. In your email, please:
1)Tell us your intended field of study in the body of the email:
Computer Science, IT, IAT, Graphic Design, Business, or Other (If other, briefly explain why having a website would benefit you).

2)Attach a 300-500 word essay describing your career goals, and why having an online presence would help you on your journey.
3)Attach one letter of reference from a teacher, principal, employer or community leader
4)Scholarship winners will also receive 1-year of website hosting and domain name services Please tell us which Doteasy services (hosting and/or add-ons) would best suit you and your needs. (Note that this answer will not be considered as part of the adjudication process, but allows us to assess the best complimentary hosting resources for our scholarship winners). You can take a look at the services offered by Doteasy on our website: www.doteasy.com
Here is the URL for the scholarship details:

Friday, February 2, 2018

Rotary Club of Burnaby Deer Lake Community Leadership Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Burnaby Deer Lake has a $1000 Community Leadership scholarship again this year. This scholarship goes to a student who shows a strong citizenship and leadership skills through volunteerism in school and community.

Eligibility:
Demonstrate good citizenship and strong leadership skills
been actively involved in community service and volunteer work
been involved in community initiatives in Burnaby
been involved in school based activities
pursuing a post secondary education


Applications are due on April . Come see me in room 303 for you application package.