Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lisa Huus Bursary for Students with Disabilities

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2018/2019 LISA HUUS BURSARY
The Lisa Huus Memorial Fund was created in memory of Lisa Pauline Huus in 1988 by her family and has been supported by personal donations and fundraising activities for 30 years.

APPLICATIONS DUE 31 MAY 2018 For eligibility requirements, to learn more, or to apply go to islandkidsfirst.com/lisa-huus-bursary

Looking Glass Scholarships

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. Since March 1st, we have been 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

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

BC Tech Scholarship

Established in 2005, the industry-funded BC Tech Scholarship Program is proud to provide grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related program.

2018 Grant Amounts:
● Up to 3 x $3,500 for current University and College students
 ● Up to 3 x $2,500 for Grade 12 graduates entering post-secondary Eligible Disciplines Include:
● Engineering
● Computer Science
 ● Entrepreneurship
● Biotech
● Cleantech
● IT & Applied Technology
● Business & Technology Management
● Product Management
● Digital Media
● and other technical programs.
Scholarship Criteria: Please go to http://bit.ly/BCTechScholarship2018 to find out more about the scholarship criteria for University/College students and Grade 12 graduates entering post-secondary.

Deadline to Apply: 11:59 PM Friday May 4, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

YTS Scholarship for Community Service

YTS Scholarships For Community Service

One of Youth Transforming Society’s goals is to promote community volunteerism among youth. To further this goal, we have created the YTS Scholarship for Community Service. These $1000 awards will recognize students for their dedication and commitment to selfless service in the community. We hope to continue to celebrate the achievements of young people who have created positive change. 
The application for the YTS Scholarships for Community Service 2018 is now open. Application deadline is May 4th, 2018 at 11:59 PM. We would appreciate your support in helping us spread the word about the scholarship to your graduating students. Please ask your students to review the information in this newsletter or on our websitecarefully before applying. You may also refer them to this document for more information.
The scholarships are presented by Able and Remarkable Mortgages Inc., Super Railing and Gates Ltd., and Youth Transforming Society.

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 2018. Proof of acceptance may be requested.
3. Actively involved in voluntary pursuits of any kind (humanitarian, environmental, etc.).
4. Minimum academic average of 70%. Proof of average may be requested.

How To Apply

1. Review the eligibility criteria, application steps, and information document.
2. Complete the application form. Click here to access the form.
3. Email us your resume detailing your volunteer experience, leadership work, and any other extracurricular activities to youthtransformingsociety@gmail.com. Title your document under your name (e.g. John Smith). Your application will be considered incomplete if you do not submit your resume by the deadline.

4. Send us a video of yourself answering the questions found below in bullet points. We ask that you email us a link to Google Drive, YouTube, or Dropbox from where we can directly download your video. Title your video under your name (e.g. John Smith). Please ensure your video is between 5-7 minutes.
– What challenges have you overcome when it comes to giving back, stepping outside of your comfort zone, and taking initiative? Please explain what steps you took to overcome these challenges.
– How do you feel when you think outside of yourself, and contribute to something bigger than you?
*PLEASE NOTE* – Send both your resume and link to your video in the same email. In the subject line of your email, please use the following format – “Your Name – YTS Scholarship.”

Thank you for helping us reach out to the students at your school about this opportunity. We look forward to reading their applications. 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

CMWAC Bursaries Two $1000 Awards

Two $1,000 Bursaries available to Grade 12 students!

All applicants are required to write an essay of 500-800 words on one of the following topics:
a) Is There a Connection between Mental Health and Peer Pressure?    

 or 

b) What is Mental Health?

Download application form from our website: www.cmwac.ca
DEADLINE APRIL 10, 2018

Just a friendly reminder,
The deadline for our Bursary is near: April 10th, 2018. 

Canadian Parents for French Burnaby Chapter Scholarship


Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Burnaby Chapter Award 2018 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: April 27th, 2018

Canadian Parents for French Burnaby Chapter has established a $250 award for a student currently graduating with a bilingual diploma. Up to four awards will be granted to the Burnaby District French Immersion Secondary Schools. Ecole Moscrop will be granted two awards and Ecole Cariboo and Alpha will be granted one award each. 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 French Immersion Secondary 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. 

Come and get your application package from me in room 303. Deadline is April 27, 2018

Kathriha Guruparan Scholarships



We are excited to invite you 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 degree/diploma at a recognized post-secondary institution in or outside of Canada.

This program is open to all students with a view to 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.

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. 

Come grab your application package from me in room 303.
Deadline date is May 31, 2018