Scholarship information

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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.

Brag Sheet: brag sheet (Fill out and bring to the person you are requesting a reference letter from)

SD#42 Financial Awards:   sd42-financial-awards-2016-17

It contains both Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards for students in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows:

  • Scholarships are based on academic achievement with volunteering, sports or other activities
  • Bursaries are also based on academic achievement and volunteering but take the financial need of the applicant into consideration as well.
  • Awards are typically a prize or gift card

For College & University Entrance Scholarship website please open the following document: University and College website for scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT!

Major increase in funding to the SOAR Scholarship program this year! They are now offering 25 $1000 scholarships. Open to students currently attending a secondary school in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia who will be attending a post-secondary institution in Fall 2017/Spring 2018.
Students can only apply to one of the SOAR scholarships in the following categories: Academics, Adversity, Athletics and Sportsmanship, Community Leadership, Culinary Arts, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Health & Mindfulness, SFU Community Engagement, Skilled Trades, Social Justice & Law, Ultimate Frisbee and Visual and Performing Arts.
https://www.soarps.org/scholarships

The BC Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship: This scholarship is for one outstanding male and female athlete. The amount is $4,000 and the deadline date is June 30th. For more information please visit: http://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/education/scholarships/

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation currently offers a $5,000 scholarship to ten (10) students with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis who are enrolled at (or enrolling in) a Canadian based post-secondary educational institution (university/college/trade school).   Email: hsilbiger@ccfc.ca Tel: 416-920-5035 Ext. 251 http://www.ccfc.ca

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Scholarship: This is a scholarship for students that aspire to a career in medicine or health sciences. The amount is $4,000 and the deadline date is June 10th. For more details please visit: http://www.cdnmedhall.org/scholarship-high-school-students

Blue Wave Bursary: Have you ever faced mental or addiction challenges? Do you need money for post-secondary? They are offering $750 to the right applicant. For more information please visit: bluewavebc.ca.

Lila Fahlman Scholarship for Muslim Women: 2 @ $1,000.  For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.scholarshipbar.com/lila-fahlman-scholarship.html.

ARFI is offering 7 awards at $1,000 each.  This is for students going into the automotive industry. To apply please visit: http:www.ara.bc.ca/foundation.

The LM Scholarship Program provides a $500 scholarship to a deserving student who is: 1. Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September. 2. A student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline. 
3. A student must be a US resident or a Canadian resident and must also attend a school in Canada or the US. For more information please visit: http://www.forklifttrainingcalgary.com/program.php

 

The Karen Stinson Bursary Fund. Awards are based on Academic Achievement, participation in the community, christian activities, financial need and preparation for a career in the field of social services, education, ordained ministry or related church vocation. Applications are due October 31st if every year.

BCIT Entrance Awards for Incoming Students: Over $280,000 to be awarded. Please go to bcit.ca/finaid. bcit-entrance-awards

Mother Nature’s Helping Hand Fund Bursary – $1,000. We have a new bursary available; it’s for anyone who has a desire to work in RENEWABLE RESOURCES.  We will have a $1000 available this year and the fund will be called “Mother Nature’s Helping Hand Fund”. More information will be posted soon at: missioncommunityfoundation.org

Coast Capital Savings Standing Tall Award: 59 Awards of $2,500 Available. Awarded to youth who have faced adversity and have not only risen up against the odds, but are demonstrating a commitment to continue their education. This award is open to students who have faced challenges like poverty, health, family issues, personal loss and lack of support. For more information please visit: https://www.coastcapitalsavings.com/OurCommunity/ProgramsForYouth/YouthEducationAwards/

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