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.

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


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

Scholarship Book 2017_2018

Scholarship Presentation Slideshow: GSS scholarship presentation

Appendix B: Appendix B

Appendix C: Appendix C

Appendix D: Appendix D

Appendix E: Appendix E

Appendix F: Appendix F

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards sponsored by organizations and individuals within the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 exclusively for students in District No. 42. To be eligible the student must have taken at least one course in their graduating year with School District 42.   NOTE: Students will have two (2) years from the date of issue to redeem an award, unless otherwise stated.

1. Graduating students may apply for one or more of these awards, providing they meet the qualifications set forth by the organization granting the award.  Please check the qualifying details for each award. Please note: – A student must be a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident (landed immigrant) in order to be eligible for School District Scholarships, Bursaries or Prizes. – A student must have a Social Insurance Number. 2. Applications are to be made on School District No. 42 Scholarship / Bursary application form unless otherwise noted. See Appendices A to J.
3. Applicants must complete one application package for each award applied for.  If the applicant is applying for 6 awards, then 6 application packages must be completed unless otherwise noted.
4.  The personal statement of application (one and one-half page maximum, 1.5 spaced) should contain the following: a)  if the award requires special qualifications, state clearly how you qualify. b)  a short statement of your goals in pursuing post-secondary education and proposed program. c)  a brief outline of your interests, hobbies, and activities in the school and in the community. d) employment and/or volunteer activities (past two years). e)  information concerning prizes, scholarships, or awards already won (if any) and in what field.
5.  To receive bursary or scholarship monies, students will be required to provide a Social Insurance Number.
6. For applicable awards (see award criteria), no financial payment will be made until student’s proof of payment of tuition is received by the paying/awarding agency.
7. Students who apply to multi-organizations should be cautioned that some organizations do not allow students to win more than one scholarship or bursary.  Please check with the organizations, especially ones not represented in the booklet.
8. Each school will identify their own deadline for applications to be submitted to their school representative(s).
9. All applications must be submitted by the school to the District Education Office.  The District Office will not accept ANY applications hand delivered by the student or other persons


UFCW & OFG Joint Diversity Scholarship
Value:  10 at $1,000. Each year, Save-On-Foods partners with UFCW Local 1518 to offer 10 scholarships to individuals who have played a significant role in diversity initiatives in their school and/or community. Eligibility:  Students who are pursuing a part-time or full-time post-secondary program in BC in Fall 2018 and demonstrated involvement in diversity initiatives in their school or community. For more information and applications: or email Application Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Doteasy “Bright Future” Scholarship: 3 @ $1,000 plus 1 year of website hosting & domain name services. The deadline to apply is: March 31st. For more information please visit:

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:

Public Guardian and Trustee Educational Assistance Fund
Value:  bursaries up to $3,300. The purpose of the Fund is “… to assist any beneficiary selected under the provisions of the Trust to further his or her educational goals, whether academic or vocational….”Eligibility:  To be eligible an applicant must be a former permanent ward of the Province of British Columbia and planning to study at a post-secondary level in an academic, technical or vocational program between September 2018 to August 2018. For more information and applications: or email Application Deadline:  April 15, 2018

Community Mental Wellness Association of Canada Post Secondary Bursaries
Value:  2 at $1,000. Community Mental Wellness Association of Canada has announced the launch of two $1,000 bursaries to Grade 12 students going into full-time studies in the Health Sciences field in Post Secondary, Trade school or Business colleges. Eligibility:  Students must have a strong interest and be going into the Health Sciences filed such as Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Mental Health, Counseling in the Mental Health area. For more information and applications: or email Application Deadline:  April 10, 2018

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:

Remax of Western Canada Quest for Excellence 2018 awards: 16 bursaries at $1,000 each. The deadline date to apply is : March 12, 2018. For more information please visit:

Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity Society Bursaries: To graduating students who have lost a parent and/or sibling, intend on pursuing post-secondary studies within the same year of graduating, and who are involved in the community through volunteer work. Deadline to apply: April 15, 2018. Website:

Mission Community Foundation Scholarships. Application deadline is February 22, 2018. If you live in Mission and go to school in Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, you can apply for the Mission Community Scholarships. The website is: The application form is here: mission scholarship form

BCSS is pleased to announce the renewal of the following scholarships: BCSS Zone Scholarships, Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarships, Bert & Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship and the BC Dairy scholarship.  Please make note of the scholarship deadline dates below. BCSS Zone Scholarships and Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship-deadline Monday May 7th, 2018, Bert & Greta Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship-deadline Monday May 7th, 2018, BC Dairy Association Scholarship-Monday May 7th, 2018. For more information please visit:

British Columbia-China Award for Excellence in Chinese
Value:  up to 50 ($500 awards) To promote the study of Chinese language and culture in British Columbia, the British Columbia Ministry of Education and the Education Office of the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver have partnered to jointly fund scholarship awards for B.C. students studying Chinese. For more information:

Application Deadline:  March 29, 2018

BC International Student Ambassador Scholarship for K-12 and Post Secondary Institutions: The BC International Student Ambassador Scholarships provide partial support for international students who come to BC with a breadth of different perspectives and experiences that enrich our classrooms and communities. Students cannot apply for this award directly.  Students must be nominated by a BC school district, independent school or certified offshore school. School districts and schools determine their own criteria for selecting their nominees. For more information: visit your school counseling/career planning departments and

Application Deadline:  March 29, 2018



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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