Scholarship information



 If you win a scholarship – please see Ms. Hyslop in the main office with your letter of confirmation from the issuing institute or organization. We want to be able to recognize and congratulate you at the Grad Ceremony!

Obtaining a post-secondary education requires a considerable financial investment. Students need to make a plan for their education, on both a short-term and long-term basis. Every year, millions of dollars in federal and provincial loans, grants and awards are available. Explore the web pages below for more information or contact the college or university you are applying to for Entrance Scholarships.

Please find a Brag Sheet form attached. brag sheet. This is an excellent tool when asking someone for a reference letter.


List of Scholarships in B.C.: Scholarships spreadsheet

SD Financial Awards: (Due Date: Feb 28th at 8:30 a.m.)

Scholarship Book 2017_2018

Scholarship Presentation Slideshow: GSS scholarship presentation


Soar Scholarships: Apply at before the deadline of July 31st.

BC Tech Scholarship: Graduating Grade 12 applicants must: Show passion for the technology sector, involvement in the tech community, and desire to leave a mark in the future of technology; For more information please visit: …/bc-tech-scholarship/

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Scholarship$4,000 to a student aspiring to a career in medicine or health sciences. Deadline date: June 10th.

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese ScholarshipSeveral $1000 scholarships are being offered to eligible students. The scholarship is open to students of Italian origin i.e. having at least one parent or grandparent of direct Italian descent and have an academic standing sufficient to qualify for entry into the post secondary institution of their choice. Applications are to be completed online by June 7th at:

Betty Spalton Scholarships: This is for students entering studies leading to a career in road building, road maintenance or heavy construction. Required is a brief 250 – 500 word  essay explaining interest in obtaining an education in the field or career goals. Deadline is May 31st of each year. For more information, please visit:

MADD Canada Bursary Program: One bursary of $8,000. This is open to applicants who have themselves been severely injured or who have had a parent or guardian or sibling killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired driving crash. The deadline date to apply is: May 31st. For more info and to apply, please visit:

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarships support community-minded student leaders in achieving their educational goals. Three $3000 scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and determination in their commitment to civic engagement and leadership. Deadline date is: June 29th. For more information please visit:

Tessa Beauchamp Scholarship. Applicants must complete the application form and attempt to provide a “snapshot” of related activities and endeavors in their own lives. Applicants may also choose to provide information in the format of their choice: written response, video, or movie format. If choosing to apply electronically please ensure that your video not exceed 5 mb and ensure that you include information about which scholarship you are applying for and which high school you belong to. Application can be found here: tess. The deadline date is: June 15th.

SAFA Scholarships are offered to students of South Asian descent who are pursuing post-secondary studies.  This year our SAFA scholarship categories are: 1) Academic Excellence; 2) Excellence in Community Involvement/Fine Arts; and 3) Excellence in Athletics.  All applications must be received by June 14, 2017.  For more information please visit:


Student Aid BC application status and more. – Grants & Scholarship information. There are many programs available that can help with the cost of post-secondary education. Grants and scholarships do not have to be repaid.


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