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.

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

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Softball BC: Kassandra Kaulius Memorial Scholarship

Application deadline is June 1, annually

Sotftball BC

Gordon McDonald/Margo and Dorene Thoms Bursary Application (umpire)

Application deadline is August 1, annually

Softball Canada

Ed Bitz Scholarship (umpire)

Application deadline is April 30, annually

For more information and applications visit:  www softball.bc.ca/resources/452/scholarships-grants

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Kin Canada Bursaries: $1,000 x 30. Deadline to apply: January 31st. For more information please visit: https://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries

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Aiden Serr Memorial Scholarship: Aiden was a dedicated, skilled lacrosse player with the club for multiple years.  By all accounts, he exemplified all of the characteristics we strive to build in kids as they move through Ridge Meadows Minor Lacrosse.  These characteristics include integrity, hard-work, a positive attitude and compassion for others. Therefore, with the support of Aiden’s parents – Mike and Kirsten – we are pleased to announce the creation of the “Aiden Serr Memorial Scholarship”.  This is a yearly scholarship to be awarded to one male and one female current or former player each calendar year. Applications and guidelines can be found at rmburrards.com

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Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarships: $1,000 x 30. Deadline to apply: December 14th. Link to apply: https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/

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Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships: 80 $5,000 Scholarships:

  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a degree at a post-secondary institution
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65
  • Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada
  • Be Canadian citizens

Applicants for both the Entrepreneurial and Canadian Scholarships are required to fill out only ONE application.  The Association will use the one application to consider you for all programs for which you are eligible.

 https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/about-our-scholarships-programs/provincial-programs/

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Schulich Leader Scholarships: Eligibility: Be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent resident. Be entrepreneurial minded and plan to enroll in STEM at one of the partnering universities. Meet at least two out of the following: Academic excellence, Leadership (community, business or entrepreneurial), Financial need. To be considered as the school’s one nomination, please write a 250 word essay about your top 3 achievements and hand to Ms. Lemieux by November 22nd. For more information, please visit: http://www.schulichleaders.com/
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Loran Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: Minimum cumulative average of 85%, Canadian citizen or permanent resident. For more information please visit: http://www.loranscholar.ca/

Renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000, each Loran Award includes:

  • An annual stipend of $10,000
  • A matching tuition waiver from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Access to our network and up to $10,000 in funding for summer internships in three different sectors
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and scholar gatherings

We also grant approximately 104 finalist and provincial awards to promising candidates who are not selected as Loran Scholars

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KIWANIS CLUB OF GOLDEN EARS Extracurricular Activity Funding Application
The Kiwanis Club of Golden Ears provides funding to help students in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District participate in non-school sponsored extracurricular activities. The student’s parent or guardian must apply for the funds, with the support of the school principal. The funding is intended to provide opportunities for students whose families are experiencing financial hardship. Funding applications may be submitted at any time, and are awarded three times a year: September 20, February 28, and May 31. Students may only receive funding once per year, to a maximum of $150.

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List of Scholarships in B.C.: Scholarships spreadsheet

Scholarship Book 2017_2018

Scholarship Presentation Slideshow: GSS scholarship presentation

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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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