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

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership This scholarship is designed to recognize the achievements of youth who are making a difference and help them realize their educational goals. They are looking for students who have demonstrated community leadership, are in final year of high school, and have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year. Application deadline is: November 17, 2017. For more information please call 1-800-308-8306 or visit: https://www.tdcanadatrust.com/products-services/banking/student-life/scholarship-for-community-leadership/index.jsp

2018 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program: Receive up to $10,000 for post-secondary studies. Application deadline date is: October 25th.  To learn more and apply please visit: http://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships.

Loran Scholars Foundation: For outstanding students in their grade 12 year who demonstrate character, promise of leadership and strong commitment to service in their community. Application is available online at http://www.loranscholar.ca. The deadline for all sponsored applications to be submitted is October 18th and the deadline for all direct pool is October 25th. If you do not get sponsorship from your school you will automatically be considered int eh direct pool.  Each high school may sponsor up to three candidates. Provincial awards offer 50 one time awards valued at $2,000 and the finalist awards offer up to 54 one time awards of 5$5,000. There are also 34 awards valued at $100,000 over four years as well as mentorship opportunities.

Bachelor of Humanities High School Essay Contest: Prizes: Winner $500, Runner Up$250. Deadline date to apply is January 15, 2018. The website to apply is carleton.ca/bhum/essay-contest-2018. The topic of the essay is the following question: Is the unexamined life not worth living? Essays must be more than 1000 in length.

The Dalton Camp Award 2018: The winner will receive a $10,000 prize for excellence in creative, original essay writing on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. The deadline to apply is: December 1, 2018. For details please visit: DaltonCampAwards.ca

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT!

Student Aid BC application status and more. https://studentaidbc.ca/ – 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. https://studentaidbc.ca/explore/grants-scholarships

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