NOTE: Please use the same application form for applying for ALLDistrict Scholarships. See individual descriptions below. Please see Mr. Machado for specific questions about the various District scholarships available. Completed applications should be submitted directly to Lorie Buss in the office. Deadline for applications to the office is Monday, March 5th, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Note: SD8 District Authority Scholarship Presentations are confirmed for April 25th, 2018 at the school.
ABORIGINAL EDUCATION AWARD CRITERIA: Awarded to a student with identified Aboriginal ancestry. For information about the award CLICK HERE For evaluation criteria CLICK HERE
A.I. COLLINSON SPIRIT AWARD CRITERIA: Must have been a student at A.I. Collinson Elementary School. Requires additional application. For information about the award CLICK HERE For evaluation criteria CLICK HERE
BRAGAGNOLO BURSARY CRITERIA: Applicant must have attended Blewett School for a minimum of one school year (excluding Kindergarten). HISTORY: Established by the Blewett School community in 1980 as a tribute to Mr. Bragagnolo, who was the Principal at Blewett Elementary from 1966 to 1980. For information about the awardCLICK HERE For additional award criteria CLICK HERE
DAVID THOMPSON ART AWARD - NOT OFFERED IN 2018 The is award is for students demonstrates artistic abilities and planning to pursue a program of study in fine arts including fields of theatre, visual arts, creative writing, music, performance, film and video. It requires a presentation to a panel where the student displays and discusses their background in aforementioned areas. The presentations will take place on late April 2018. You will be notified of the time and place if you are short-listed. For information about the award CLICK HERE For evaluation criteria CLICK HERE
DOGWOOD DISTRICT AWARD/DISTRICT AUTHORITY AWARD Note new criteria for this year. The Dogwood District Awards Program rewards students for excellence in the areas of Fine Arts, Second Languages, Applied Skills, Physical Activity and Community Service and Indigenous Language and Culture. A student could be involved in the following areas of study to qualify for the award: art, band, textiles, foods, mechanics, technology, P.E., media arts, French, Spanish, etc. Unlike previous years, you don't need to be studying in your specialty area.
It requires a presentation to a panel where the student displays and discusses their superior achievement in the aforementioned areas. The presentations will take place at LVR Wednesday, Apr. 25th. You will be notified of the time and place if you are short-listed. The scholarship will now be a $1250 voucher that can be used toward post-secondary education tuition. For additional award criteria CLICK HERE For even more info CLICK HERE
FRASER MEMORIAL BURSARY - JAMES A. & MARGARET CRITERIA: Awarded to a well-rounded student - academic achievement, participates in school and community activities, with good attitude, sportsmanship and work habits. Financial need may be considered.
GEORGIA ETHEL MCKEOWN BURSARY CRITERIA: Awarded to a student with a high academic standing who plans to continue their post secondary education with consideration given to financial need. HISTORY: Georgia Ethel McKeown was a long time teacher in the Nelson area. For additional award criteria CLICK HERE
GET HIGH ON NATURE SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA: Pursuing post secondary education in an area related to environmental studies and has a solid record of environmental activities. For information about the award CLICK HERE For additional award criteria CLICK HERE
YELLOWHEAD ROAD AND BRIDGE (KOOTENAY) LTD. SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA: Strong academics and evidence of leadership and service to school or community. For information about the award CLICK HERE For additional award criteria CLICK HERE