Type Four External Awards with Their Own Applications & Deadlines
Type Four External Awards
There are a number of external scholarships and bursaries available. Both directly from the university and colleges and various sponsoring organizations. You'll have to do some digging and research!
Each of these has it's own individual application, specific criteria, and unique deadline. Students may search online for these various scholarship in numerous ways including Maclean's Scholarship Finder and Student Awards.
Click on this link to research the external scholarships available ---
List of External Scholarships to Research--Yes, Research! Application dates range from September to July. Be sure to check with each sponsor directly since processes and requirements for scholarships may have changed. Students are responsible to research each scholarship, be aware of the individual deadlines, and know the criteria for each.
Please see or email Mr. Machado (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Malloff (email@example.com) if you have questions about the upcoming external awards. If you need assistance in preparing your application, please see the counsellors well in advance of award deadlines.
If you are considering doing post-secondary, but feel limited by costs and need financial support, consider applying for the Education Awards from the Credit Union Foundation of BC. The next application period is January 1st to February 15th - see the link below or come to counselling board where there is current information. http://cufoundation.org/student-application/
COFI SCHOLARSHIPS Council of Forest Industries is offering ten $1500.00 scholarships to deserving 2018 graduating high school students enrolling in one of the ten BC interior post-secondary institutions for September 2018. These scholarships are open to students enrolling in forestry, technical trades, business, or science programs (see application for specific programs). This external scholarship application deadline is May 31st, please submit your application directly to the sponsor. See more information in counselling area or online at: https://www.cofi.org/wp-content/uploads/COFI-Scholarship-Package-April-2018.pdf
EDUCATIONAL FACILITY MANAGERS ASSOCIATION OF BC The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia is pleased to offer five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2017/2018 school year. Our association is comprised of administrative and management personnel of school districts who are responsible for construction, maintenance and custodial services, etc. Please click HERE for more information and HERE for an application to apply.
LISA HUUS MEMORIAL BURSARY
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Eligibility: Students with significant physical disabilities living in British Columbia and completing post-secondary education in an accredited program
Association of School Transportation Services of British Columbia Commercial Heavy-Duty Mechanic Scholarship Program - deadlines of June 30/18 and Dec. 31/18. astsbc-scholarship.pdf
SELKIRK COLLEGE ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS Grads who plan on attending Selkirk College next year, the College has opened up their entrance scholarships. This is an external award - apply directly to the college. These are based on academic achievement and are up to $1500. Students can apply by using the online application at http://www.selkirk.ca/entrance-scholarships. Please note that applications close March 31st. Once your application is submitted the school will arrange for your marks to be submitted to Selkirk College.
Re/MAX OF WESTERN CANADA QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE (also on the "Scholarships to Research" document) RE/MAX of Western Canada has renewed the Quest for Excellence bursary program. This year we are once again offering (16) $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students. This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Students can enter online at www.remax.ca > about RE/MAX > In the Community > Quest for Excellence.
Save On Food - UFCW & OFG are offering a Joint Diversity Scholarship to graduates who have played a significant role in diversity initiatives in the school or community. Fine the application online: www.owfg.com/diversity, Applications are due by May 1st. Also listed on the "Scholarships to Research" document.
BCPVPA Student Scholarships (Due Sept 20, 2018) The BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association annually awards up to 20 scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, to students who are graduating from the BC public school system and will proceed to a post-secondary institution.
Up to 10 scholarships are reserved for the sons and daughters of BCPVPA members.
Up to 10 scholarships are reserved to other graduating students.
Up to 2 scholarships will be awarded to Aboriginal students.
All applicants will be judged on academic excellence and demonstrated leadership within the school and community.
BC Retired PVPA Student Scholarships (Due last Friday in September 2018) The BC Retired PVPA annually awards four $1000 scholarships to students who are graduating form the BC public school system and will proceed to a BC post-secondary institution. Students with a strong academic standing, combined with demonstrated leadership with the school and community are encouraged to apply. The BC Retired PVPA supports students who will be attending university, college, or a skills-based program (e.g. technology, film, cooking, trades, etc). The deadline for applications is the last Friday in September of each year. Students must be enrolled in their chosen program of study to complete the application. http://bcrpvpa.ca/
BC School Superintendents' Scholarship (Deadline Feb 9, 2018) Information Flyer click hereand Application form click here.
Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be currently enrolled in their final year of studies at a public secondary school in British Columbia and expected to graduate in June 2018. One winner will be chosen from each of the six BCSSA provincial chapters (Fraser Valley, Kootenay-Boundary, Metro, Vancouver Island, Northern, Thompson-Okanagan). Each winner will be awarded a $1000 scholarship. In selecting the recipients for this year's awards, the scholarship committees will consider demonstrated exemplary service and leadership within the school and community. Letters of reference will be required affirming the applicant's accomplishments and efforts to improve the quality of life for young people and others through volunteer work and other activities. In addition, the applicant must submit a short description (450 words maximum) of how his/her volunteer service has made a difference in the life or lives of others. The winners will be announced in late spring 2018.
LORAN Scholarship deadline: Oct 26th - direct pool, Oct 19th - open pool Deadline for application to direct pool is October 5, 2017 – send a brief email to Mr. Machado (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ms. Malloff (email@example.com) explaining why you should be considered for the LORAN direct pool. The Loran Scholars Foundation identifies and supports young people who have the integrity and courage to make difficult decisions, the perseverance to work towards long-term goals, the curiosity to better understand the world around them and the drive to make positive change in their communities. There are 32 Loran Scholars each year from over 4,000 applicants. Our scholars come from all walks of life and every corner of Canada.
In partnership with 25 Canadian universities and our donors, we challenge our scholars to explore, develop and share their talents. Each Loran Award is valued at $100,000 over four years of undergraduate study, including mentorship and summer experiences. For more details: http://www.loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/
Post-Secondary Awards Information All post-secondary Institutions offer entrance scholarships and bursaries. In order to qualify for an entrance scholarship from a post secondary institution you must have applied and plan on attending that post secondary institution in the fall. Students need to check university and/or college 'viewbooks' and websites for details. Applicants should make sure that they follow all instructions very carefully and meet all deadlines.
Junior Achievement BC (JABC) Award Junior Achievement British Columbia (JABC) high school participants across British Columbia may apply for the following awards & scholarships - click here http://british-columbia.jacan.org/awards. If you are unable to complete your application online, please contact JABC Marketing Manager, Annie Ko at firstname.lastname@example.org for a PDF application to be emailed to you or for a hard copy application by mail. Please specify which award or scholarship you are applying for.
Schulich Leadership Scholarship The Schulich Leader Scholarships program recognizes students across Canada who demonstrate excellence in academics and community leadership, and plan to study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) areas at either of UBC’s campuses during their undergraduate degree. Schulich Leader Scholarships were created by Canadian business leader and philanthropist Seymour Schulich and is managed by the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto. Mr. Schulich is a noted entrepreneur and philanthropist, who believes strongly in supporting young people in their pursuit of science and technology. Read about one Schulich Scholarship winner, Vivian Tsang, who describes the qualities common to Schulich Scholarship.
UBC Major Entrance Scholarship UBC is looking for the most accomplished and promising Canadian citizens and permanent residents to join our community. The Major Entrance Scholarship (MES) program offers the most prestigious awards available to entering students at UBC, including a one-time award of approximately $5,000 and renewable awards of up to $40,000 payable over four years. These scholarships recognize students who excel across the board and who have demonstrated academic and leadership achievements in the arts, community, athletics, and school. Deadline for application is December 10th.
Aboriginal Student Awards Program (RBC) How It Works Applications and supporting documents are to be received by RBC by 11:59 pm EST on February 28, of each year. If selected, the applicant must provide proof of her/his acceptance to university or college and eligible status by July 31. You will receive up to $4,000 per academic year for educational and living expenses for two to four years.
MADD Bursary (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) 2018 Deadline: May 31, 2018
ReMax Realty Quest for Excellence Scholarship 2018
RE/MAX of Western Canada Quest for Excellence bursary program closes March 12, 2018, lets get the word out there! This year we are once again offering (16) $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students. This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Students can enter online at www.remax.ca. 2018 Quest for Excellence program is open for submissions from September 11, 2017 until midnight March 12, 2018. Only online entries will be accepted. Click Here for More Quest Info
BCSTA (BC School Trustees Association) Due March 2, 2018
BCSTA Scholarships for Student Citizenship
Each year, BCSTA selects graduating BC public school students who have either:
Displayed exemplary citizenship within their school and community as recipients of the BCSTA Student Citizenship Scholarship.
Excelled at communication studies and have expressed an interest in using their communications skills in the support of public policy and education as recipients of the Jean Ciriani Scholarship for Communications.
For 2018, BCSTA is awarding a single scholarship in the amount of $1,500 in honour of the late Jean Ciriani, a former communications director for the Association.
The application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018. Visit the website for more details.
Gaspard "Keep Canada Green" Online Scholarship Contest Not a scholarship per se, but an online trivia contest to win the grand prize of $2500 or one of nine $1000 prizes. https://www.keepcanadagreencontest.ca/about/ (If link does not work, just copy and paste into a browser.)
THE BOSTOCK AND FALLIS FAMILIES OF MONTE CREEK HERITAGE FUND (Due March 1, 2018)