Our community is home to a wide variety of generous donors who offer bursaries, awards, and scholarships. External funds are not awarded through Camosun. Donors set their own criteria and deadlines. You will be required to submit one application for each award, but it can be well worth the effort on your part.
Senioradvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship • $2000
We are offering a $2,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Spring of 2020, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books.
- Students must be attending a two or four year university or college in the Spring of 2020. They must have been involved in caregiving for a family member or friend.
- SeniorAdvice.com employees and their family members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
- Application must be submitted by January 15, 2020. Scholarship winners will be notified by February 1, 2020.
Government Finance Officers Association Scholarship • various
GFOA provides several scholarship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Encouraging and supporting educational opportunities for future government finance officers are integral to our mission of promoting best practices in local government.
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) - Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship • 1 award of $4500
Open to women students enrolled in a Canadian College or University. Applicants can be in any year of study as an undergraduate or graduate student and should be considering making a contribution to/or entering the political realm.
NSERC'S STEAM Horizon Award • $25000
The objective of the STEAM Horizon Award is to promote the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics (STEAM) to the next generation of scientists and engineers. The award will be given to individuals who clearly demonstrate inspiring achievement in these fields by applying their passion to have an impact on their community.
Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme • Multiple Awards $1000 - $3000
For continuing full time post secondary students, Awards based on essay outlining your career plan and describing the means you undertake to achieve your goals in 250 words or less.
Ellen Bell YMCA Memorial Scholarship • 1 award of $1000
For a female student registered in a College or University academic program planning to pursue a career in Marketing and Advertising. Application requires proof of grades, a written reason for applying (in 500 words or less) and be supported by 2-3 reference letters.
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program • Multiple awards up to $7000
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox, their volunteer experience, their courage in overcoming obstacles, their participation in sport, fitness and community service and their academic standing. The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program is not a 'disability' award, though many recipients have faced and overcome physical disabilities. Obstacles can refer to any circumstances - physical, psychological, societal or environmental - which require personal fortitude. Obstacles include - but are not limited to - physical or mental handicaps, financial hardship, family breakup, deaths or illnesses, refugee situations and other life-altering situations.
Canadian Nurses Foundation Scholarships • Multiple awards up to $7000
Awards are for supporting Canadian Nurses engaged in higher education, research, home health-care and specialty certification; advocating dissemination and utilization of nursing knowledge. There is a non-refundable $35 application fee for these awards.
SimpleTexting Scholarship • $1000
At SimpleTexting, we are proud supporters of driven students determined to further their education. That’s why, For the 5th year in a row, we are continuing our commitment by offering a $1,000 college scholarship to a hard-working student to help cover their education expenses in 2020-2021. If you are a high school senior or college student, you are eligible to win the SimpleTexting Scholarship Contest.
How to Enter:
- Answer the prompt above in 800 words or less.
- Though your response should be concise, there’s no need to use SMS language or texting acronyms.
- The file name should be your full name and date of birth. Example: John-Doe-1-15-1995.docx.
- Create a document in Google Docs and submit your response on our form. Make sure to change the settings on your Google Doc to allow anyone to view.
- Submission must be received by midnight on February 5, 2021.
Export Development Canada (EDC) International Business Scholarship • Up to 30 awards of $4000
For full time students studying international business, economics, finance, or combining international business with sustainable management or environmental studies. EDC will offer as many as 30 scholarships, 25 of which will recognize exceptional students in the field of international business or economics. The remaining five scholarships will be awarded to outstanding business students who combine these fields with a focus on sustainable management or environmental studies.
Indigenous Student Awards Program - RBC • Up to $4000 x 10
The RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students to complete post-secondary education, and provide an opportunity for RBC® to strengthen its relationship with the Indigenous community. Selected students are awarded up to $4,000 each academic year for two to four years to use towards tuition, textbooks, supplies and living expenses.
Ad Standards Scholarship- Advertising/Marketing student • $1500
Each year, Ad Standards offers two $1500 scholarships for post-secondary students. To apply, students must be enrolled in an undergraduate advertising or marketing program at a Canadian university or college. One scholarship is open to students attending a primarily English post-secondary institution and one is open to students attending a primarily French post-secondary institution. Successful applicants display a commitment to volunteerism, a record of academic excellence, and an interest in pursuing a career in advertising or marketing.
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program • Multiple
Applicants to this Scholarship Program must be either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deaf. Support documentation is required. Eligible applicants may be first-time or returning post-secondary students, registered in a full time program. Field of study is not a factor in the selection process. Eligibility is based on an overall assessment of the applicant including academic achievement, determination to cope with hearing loss, and community involvement.
Irving K Barber BC Aboriginal Student & Aboriginal Teacher Education Awards • Multiple awards between $1000 and $5000
Open doors, go places with a BC Aboriginal Student Award or Aboriginal Teacher Education Award. The Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society is offering awards of $1000 - $5000 for Aboriginal Learners. The program is open to BC residents of Aboriginal ancestry who have been active in their school or community and are planning to study in:
- An approved trades training or apprenticeship program,
- A certificate or diploma program,
- An undergraduate or graduate degree program, or
- A teacher education program, leading to certification by the BC Teachers’ Council
Retail as a Career Scholarship Program • Multiple awards of $1000 and 1 award of $5000
For full-time or part-time students entering or currently in a marketing, retail or business-related program at college or university and who are working at least part-time in retail.
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians T-Base Communications Scholarship and Jennifer Wilson Scholarships • Multiple awards of $1000-$2000
The T-Base scholarship program helps to fund the educational pursuits of an outstanding blind, deafblind or partially sighted student in Canada who is continuing their academic education at the post-secondary level and is not limited to any one discipline. Applicant must have demonstrated academic achievement, judgment and leadership and be currently enrolled in grades 12 or 13 and applying to an accredited post secondary institution in Canada or have at least one year remaining before graduating at an accredited post secondary education institution in Canada.
Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals (CSAP) Scholarship • 3 awards of $5000
The CSAP Society is pleased to fund a maximum of three $5,000 scholarships to applied science and engineering graduate students whose research is relevant to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites in BC.
Vancouver Canucks Foundations/The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship • 4 awards of $2500
The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship recognizes 4 student leaders in the province of British Columbia attending their first year of post secondary education, in good academic standing who have made exceptional contributions to: school and community service and leadership, initiating community development, affecting positive change, mentoring others, personal development and growth and good academic performance.
W. Kaye Lamb Essay Scholarships (BC Historical Society) • Two awards of $750-$1000
Candidates must submit: a letter of application; an essay on a topic relating to the history of British Columbia; and a letter of recommendation from the instructor for whose course the essay was written.
Cooperative Housing Federation of BC Scholarships • Various
To be eligible for a CHF BC Scholarship, an applicant must:
- Live in a CHF BC member housing co-op
- Plan to attend, or already attend, a Canadian, publicly-funded, accredited college, university or government-approved apprenticeship program on a full-time basis
- Be making a positive contribution to their school, co-op, or community
- Demonstrate financial need
Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate studies only.
Leonard Foundation • 140 awards up to $1500
All full time students who can demonstrate financial need with preference going to sons and daughters of ordained clergy, elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian Military personnel, graduates of a military college, members of The Engineering and/or The Mining & Metallurgical Institutes of Canada.
BCEIA Student Scholarship Program • $1500
The BCEIA Student Scholarship Program recognizes exceptional academic achievement and encourages outstanding students in Environmental Studies to continue their post-secondary studies.
Royal Canadian Legion – BC/Yukon • Multiple awards, value determined by local branch
For students entering first year of a full time program with preference given to children and grandchildren of veterans or ex-service personnel, however all applicants will be considered.
Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship from We Care • $3000SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS CANDIDATE: One student will be selected on an annual basis. VALUE: The scholarship will award $3,000 to the selected candidate. ELIGIBILITY: Students with a disability, who have at minimum of one full semester left in their postsecondary education, are eligible to apply for this scholarship. DEADLINES FOR APPLICATION The application form and letter/video submission must be received by March 31, 2021 to be considered. Please send your package to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘SCHOLARSHIP’.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a completed application form, along with a 1-2 page letter and/or a 1-2 minute video link describing why they should be considered for the Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship.
Public Guardian and Trustee Educational Assistance Fund • Multiple awards up to $3300
A Place for Mom - Senior Care Scholarship • 5 x $1000
The annual scholarship award is for (5) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. The student must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens.
Ken Dryden Scholarship • 8 awards of up to $3000, renewable up to four years
For students entering or continuing their education towards an undergraduate diploma or degree who are under 30 years old and who were or are currently in the child welfare/protection system.
CN Scholarship Diversity Scholarships • Multiple awards of $3000
For women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginals, and Veterans who are enrolled in a non-traditional programs in the following fields: technical (e.g. engineering, computer sciences), sales and marketing, HR, law, accounting, and finance. See application for compete list of eligible programs.
BC Technology Industry Association Scholarship Fund • 2 awards of $5000
For full-time students studying at a publicly funded educational institution, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and possess a passion for technology, a desire to work in a tech company, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related discipline (including Engineering, Digital Media, Product Management, Bio-tech, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Computer Science, and more).
AFABC (Adoptive Families Association of BC) Youth Bursary • 2 x $1000
The AFABC Youth Bursary awards financial assistance to youth who have joined their families by legal adoption and plan to pursue a vocational, trade or academic post-secondary program at an accredited BC instutions
Eligilibty requirements: you have joined your family by leag adoption, you are currently a BC resident, you are over the 17, and under 25 years of age, on the date of the bursary application deadline, you are registered in a vocational, trade or academic post-secondary program at an accredited BC institution.
Mary Thomas Memorial ECE Scholarships • 1 X $1000 and 1 X $1500
In honour of Neskonlith Elder Mary Thomas, this scholarship is awarded after students complete their Basic or Post-Basic Early Childhood Education certificate or diploma program. The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society offers on $1,000 scholarship for eligible Basic ECE studens and one $1,500 scholarship for eligible Post-Basic students.
The Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund • 2 x $2000
The purpose of this national sport studies scholarship is intended to stimulate thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport. It was established in 2014 by Lyle Makosky to help support the work of the True Sport Foundation (TSF) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport.
Financial awards to support the critical study of sport will be granted annually to applicants who meet the criteria in these categories:
- High-performanace athlete enrolled at a Canadian university, community college or other post-secondary educational institution.
- Post-secondary student active in sport at a non-high-performance level
- Sport practioner active/working in sport as a high performance coach, official or administrator
- Educator working in a sport, sports sciences, or sport management/adminstration or other applicable discipline
- must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Howard Legacy Youth Fund • 2 x $1000
The Howard Legacy Youth Fund is made available to applicants who are current or former youth in care. The intention of the fund is to assist in covering tuition and/or other educational expenses.
Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship • Multiple awards of $1000
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, have an ongoing mental health issue for a minimum of two years, and have a strong commitment to their academic discipline. Applicants must also possess the potential to be an outstanding participant in the community. Individuals must be registered in and returning to a full-time (40%) program of study at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university.
Public Guardian & Trustee Educational Assistance Fund • Multiple awards up to $4200
Students must be at least 19 years of age as of the date studies commence and be a former permanent ward of the Ministry of Social Services of British Columbia, its predecessor or successor, or have been in continuing custody of the British Columbia Ministry for Children and Family Development under the Child, Family and Community Services Act or predecessor laws.
BC Environment Industry Assoc. Scholarship Program • Multiple awards up to $4200
The BCEIA Student Scholarship Program awards scholarships to one secondary student and one post-secondary student pursuing Environmental Studies. In 2018, the post secondary scholarship was renamed to the Mike Macfarlane Memorial Scholarship in recognition of his important contributions and lifetime of dedication to the field of environmental studies in BC. Similarly, the high school scholarship was renamed to the David Rogers Memorial Scholarship in 2019 to recognize his years of mentorship and dedication to education within the British Columbian environment industry.
BC Housing Education Awards Program • Multiple awards up to $1000
Various awards for full or part time students who live in BC subsidized housing, between the ages of 17 and 64 who are NOT receiving employment and Government Income Assistance. Additional awards listed on site.
Pat Fletcher Scholarship Foundation • Multiple awards up to $3000
For Canadian golfers under the age of 25 who need financial assistance with post-secondary studies. Candidates should demonstrate academic success, a well-rounded lifestyle including non-academic interests and community involvement, and an interest and ability in golf and a respect for the traditions of the game. Ideally, students should apply in their final year of high school and outline their program and school of study for the coming year.
Cowichan Valley Bar Association Q. C. Memorial Bursary • 2 x $500
The Cowichan Valley Bar Association (CVBA) is made up of lawyers practicing in the Cowichan Valley. For many years members have supported a Bursary to encourage and assist students in their law related field of study. A purpose of the CVBA is to encourage the practice of law according to the best traditions of the Bar, which include professionalism, hard work, integrity, ethical practice, skill development, client loyalty, collegiality, service to the community and a willingness to give back to the community by helping others in need. The Bursary is provided in honour of, and is dedicated to the memory of two of the finest legal practitioners in the Cowichan Valley, David Williams Q.C. (1923-1999) and Donald Taylor Q.C. (1948-2009). Mr. Williams and Mr. Taylor both demonstrated practice in the best traditions of the Bar.
BURSARY: Each year the CVBA membership allocates funds to be awarded to a deserving applicant. The Bursary awarded this year will be 2 awards of $500.00. Interested applicants must demonstrate a connection to the Cowichan Valley and attendance during the 2020-2021 academic year in either post-secondary education or training, in a law related field such as law school, legal assistant, policing, criminology and court services. Qualified applicants are invited to submit an introductory letter together with resume or other materials the applicant considers relevant.
Qualified applicants will be considered in relation to the following criteria: • Community Service • Hard work • Achievement in studies •
Financial need Applications can be sent to the CVBA Bursary Committee, care of: Lance Robson 2202 Rosewood Avenue, Duncan, BC, V9L 3E7 or by email to email@example.com
True Sport Foundation - Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund • 2 x $2000
The fund provides annual financial awards to support personal experience-based, exploratory, foundational, applied and evaluative research to increase the understanding of challenges related to values in, and of, sport in Canada, with the goal of advancing solutions that strengthen the conduct of sport.
“The True Sport Foundation is pleased to offer the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund for the seventh year,” said Karri Dawson, Executive Director. “The Fund supports the thoughtful examination of values-based and ethical sport challenges; the funded projects help to provide understanding and promote further dialogue on issues facing Canadian athletes and the sport community.”
Lyle Makosky, a long-time supporter of values-based sport, established the fund in 2014 to support the work of the True Sport Foundation and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES).Those eligible to apply to the Fund include: High-performance athletes enrolled at a Canadian university, community college or other post-secondary educational institution. “High-performance athlete” refers to athletes who are any of the following: international team members, national team members, carded athletes, university varsity team members and/or competitive club athletes reaching national championships level. Student-athlete candidates require a minimum 70 per cent academic average at the time of application. Post-secondary students active in sport at a non-high-performance level. Sport practitioners active/working in sport as an official, administrator or high-performance coach. Educators working in a sport, sports sciences, sport management/administration or other applicable discipline.
CNIB Scholarships • Multiple awards between $1000 and $5000
Students who have not more than 20/70 vision after corrections, and who are secondary school students who are entering post-secondary education. Students should have a high degree of motivation, a reasonable level of achievement, and find the scholarship of assistance.
Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards • 1 x $5000, 59 x $2500 awards available
59 Standing Tall Awards of $2500 to support youth who have faced adversity and demonstrate a commitment to continue their education. 1 x $5000 Beth Hutchinson Award for a student graduating high school in June 2016 from one of 24 School Districts in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, mid and southern Vancouver Island and Kelowna.
Canadian Federation of University Women Parksville/Qualicum Bursaries • Multiple awards available
Multiple awards for female students who have graduated from school district 69 (Parksville/Qualicum).
The Federation of Community Social Services of BC - Youth Education Bursary • $2000
The Federation of Community Social Services of BC (FCSSBC) bursaries assist young people in and from care with the financial costs of tuition, books and supplies for academic training or academic upgrading. Your educational plans must relate to a career in the field of Human and Social Services, for example: Social Work, Counselling, Child & Youth Care, Psycahology, Community, Family and Child Studies, Gerontology and Scoial Work, Mental Health and Addictions, Pre-Social Work.
Electro-Federation Canada Scholarship • Varies
57 scholarships available, totalling over $150,000 in funding. To qualify, all applicants must be Canadian citizens who have completed at least their first year of study, have maintained a minimum 75% average and be registered in a full-time eligible post-secondary degree or diploma program at a recognized Canadian university or college. Applicants may apply for a total of only three scholarships. Some scholarships require EFC member affiliation.
Canadian Hearing Society National Scholarship • $1000-$3000
The Canadian Hearing Society proudly offers scholarships to Deaf and hard of hearing students to help break down barriers to higher education and build brighter futures.
Scholarship Program for Visual Art Excellence for USA - Canada • $1000
Our scholarship is called "Scholarship Program For Visual Art Excellence For USA – Canada", and it’s designed to help many students from college with enormous student loan debt or limit their education in an attempt to control costs. By removing financial barriers, scholarships make education and career goals easier to obtain. Designers who want to apply for the scholarship program have to Submit 5 samples of 2 genre/area within the given genre/area of our website Sprakdesign so the reviewers can determine a consistent trend in your skill and potential. If our team finds it impressive enough, we will award the scholarship to those particular designers.
Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC Scholarships • Multiple awards of $1500
The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC awards up to four scholarship grants annually, each with a value of up to $1,500. These scholarships are available to students enrolled in a fish culture or fisheries management program within a recognized post-secondary educational institution in British Columbia. To be eligible, applicants must have completed at least their first year of postsecondary studies and plan to continue as a student, with the intent of establishing a career in BC in one of the following fields: fish culture; recreational fisheries management; fisheries enhancement, conservation and/or research. Funds will be awarded as a tuition credit for the fall term upon proof of full time enrollment. Previous recipients are not eligible to reapply.
NEADS National Student Awards Program • Multiple awards of $1000-$3000
For continuing students with a disability enrolled in 40% or greater course load who show commitment to their academic discipline, have a record of volunteerism and/or employment and who demonstrate potential to be an outstanding participant in the community.
Pacific Leaders Scholarship – Children of Public Servants • Up to 60 awards of $2500
For full time students who are less than 25 years old, who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree, trade, technical or vocational program in BC, and who have a parent working as a regular employee of the BC Public Service for at least three years. Applicants will be judged on academic merit (B average or better), a written essay and communication skills.
Bernice Harriet Osbourne Memorial Scholarship • Multiple awards of $1000 to $2000
Applicants must have participated in the Victoria & District Amateur Basketball Association, must be a good example in life, school, athletics for his/her community. Financial need will be considered.
Save On Foods Joint Diversity Scholarship • 10 x $1000
We help students who share this commitment by offering the Joint Diversity Scholarship. Up to ten $1,000 scholarships are available and will be awarded to applicants who have promoted diversity awareness and acceptance in their community and have not previously received the Joint Diversity Scholarship. This scholarship is available to students who are BC residents and are going to be pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited institution within the province of BC in the fall.
CIBC Future Heroes Bursary Program - Health related programs • 125 x $2500Background In recognition of the legacy of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, CIBC has invested $500,000 over two academic years (2020/2021 and 2021/2022) in the education of tomorrow’s healthcare professionals. The CIBC Future Heroes Bursary Program will inspire and support the next generation in their ambition of having a career in healthcare. Number, value and duration of bursaries For the 2021/2022 academic year, one hundred and twenty five (125) entrance bursaries will be available to students entering into their first year of a first degree, be it a bachelor, diploma, or certificate, at an eligible institution, in an eligible program. Please see the list of eligible institutions and programs below. Each scholarship will be valued at $2,500 CAD and is available for a one-year award. Eligibility Eligible applicants must: Be entering into full-time studies in the first year of a first degree, be it a bachelor, diploma or certificate in the 2021/2022 academic year. Student who have already studied at the post-secondary level are not eligible*. Be attending an eligible institution, as identified in the list below; Be enrolled in an eligible program, as identified in the list below; Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; Have a minimum cumulative average of 70% (or equivalent) over the last 3 terms of available marks**. Non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.
BC Arts Council Scholarship Awards • Multiple awards up to $6000
For students in disciplines of arts administration, community arts practice, conservation studies, museology and curatorial studies, creative writing, dance (performance, choreography), media arts, music, theatre (acting, directing, technical design, and musical theatre), and visual arts and crafts. Junior awards for 1st and 2nd year students.
Human Resource Scholarship Program • $1000
AIS Technolabs feels proud in announcing human resource scholarship program which can aid these students and motivate them to obtain training and get placed in well-established companies and ultimately grow to be highly successful HR managers.
Accounting Scholarship Program • $1000
One of the most important functions of a business is the accounting. Without accounting information, it is impossible for management to take decisions. To run a business successfully, you need information about the profitability of the business, which only the accounts department maintains and imparts. The financial position of the business can be judged from the statistics and records prepared and maintained by accountants in the firm. Participate in this scholarship program and win $1000 reward which you can use for your tuition fees and other expenses incurred during the accounting course.
AIS Technolabs Visual Arts Scholarship program • $1000
We are excited to announce our company’s annual $1000 scholarship, which is available to college students of all majors who are enrolled or been accepted who cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 scale or university within the United States of America and Canada.
Alliance Recruitment Agency Visual Art Scholarship program • $1000
If you are interested in grooming your career towards the artistic field, training in visual art can be the first thing you might think about. To aid visual art students financially, we have come up with a visual art scholarship program. We have always encouraged students to acquire the right training, so that the companies can get the talent they actually require. To motivate students further, we are offering a reward of USD1000 to the students winning this scholarship program.
BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries • 4 x $1000
The BCAHA Tribute Bursary Fund exists to assist in the education of deserving youth or adult students enrolled in post-secondary education, at a recognized British Columbia institution, in a human healthcare field.
This bursary is funded by member auxiliaries, businesses and private individuals who share the value in financially supporting future healthcare professionals in our province.
Four $1,000 bursaries will be awarded in any healthcare related program
Irving K Barber British Columbia Transfer Scholarships • Multiple awards of $5000
Thanks to a generous pledge by Dr. Irving K. (Ike) Barber, up to150 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships of $5000 each will be awarded. The Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship is open to students who, after completing one year (minimum of 30 credits) or two years (minimum of 54 credits) of study at a BC public post-secondary institution, must transfer their credits into full-time studies at another public post-secondary institution in BC to complete their degree. Successful applicants must demostrate academic merit as well as significant involvement in their community and/or school.
Husky Aboriginal Education Award • 5 renewable awards of $3500 - $5000
Bursaries awarded to Aboriginal students who strive to achieve greater career success by pursuing education. Students must be of Aboriginal ancestry, in need of financial assistance, affiliated with a community in close proximity to Husky operations, and possess satisfactory academic qualifications, with preference given to disciplines relevant to the petroleum industry.
MADD Canada Bursary • 1 x $8000, multiple awards of $4000
For qualifying Canadian Students who have had an immediate family member (mother, father, legal guardian, or sibling) killed in an impaired-driving related crash and who are pursuing any full-time, post secondary educational program that is approved by a provincial Ministry of Education.
The BeMo and SortSmart Diversity Advocacy Scholarship • $000
At BeMo and SortSmart, we believe education is your most valuable asset and that everyone deserves access to higher education regardless of social, cultural, economic or racial background. We also understand that the costs of tuition and application process to medical school place a significant burden on some applicants and their families. To help students and their parents in this noble journey, we’re excited to offer a $1,000 scholarship to those in need. The scholarship will be offered every year, twice a year with application deadlines on May 31st, and October 31st.Eligibility requirements:
All full-time pre-medical (any undergraduate discipline) or medical students in good academic standing are eligible.Application procedure:
All applicants must complete and submit the following:
1. A 6-minute BeMo survey about their academic experience.
2. A short online 15-question SortSmart test designed to assess a suite of key characteristics that we believe are essential to becoming a future physician and an advocate for diversity.
Lisa Huus Bursary - Island Kids First • Multiple bursaries from $500-$5000Eligibility
- An applicant must:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
- Be enrolled in an accredited college or university in British Columbia.
- Be a person with significant physical disabilities or ongoing health challenges, such as someone who:
- requires a personal attendant
- is dependent on a mechanical device for mobility or maintenance of body functions
- requires major continuing therapies OR
- have other significant special needs.
Applicants with mental health challenges are invited to apply only if they also have a significant physical disability.
The Ruth Hancock Scholarships • 4 awards of $1500
For students enrolled in a recognized communications or marketing course in Canada and pursuing a career in Canadian Broadcasting or Broadcast Sales/Marketing. Application to include 500 word essay explaining why you are taking a communications course, what your career goal is and how one of these scholarships would help you attain your goal.
The Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship and The TEVA Canada Scholarship for Childhood Cancer Survivors • Multiple awards of up to $5000
Open to young adult cancer survivors who are residents of, and currently residing in, Canada. The program supports post-secondary academic endeavours and recognizes the personal triumphs of exemplary students who have survived a childhood cancer journey (diagnosed age 18 years or younger).
Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) • Multiple awards up to $1000
Federal grant of $1,000 per year, to a maximum of $2,000 per person. The grant is available to registered apprentices once they have successfully completed their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program.
Canadian Mental Health Association Scholarships and Bursaries • Multiple awards up to $2000
The Canadian Mental Health Association administers several bursaries and scholarships to encourage and enable people with mental illness to pursue post-secondary education.
Royal Columbian Hospital Nurses Alumnae Society Scholarship • Varied
Applicants must be registered in the second or third year of a full time Nursing Baccalaureate Program.
Renal Health - YES (Youth Education Support) Bursary • $1000
Applicants must have a demonstrated financial need and a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. Additional criteria is outlined on the Kidney Foundation website.
IBD Scholarship Program • 10 awards up to $5000
Supported by an educational grant form AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend 10 one time scholarships of up to $5000 to students living with Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution.
CFUW Parksville/Qualicum Memorial Award • $4000 x 3
Three awards granted for graduates from District 69 secondary school who are registered as a student who will be entering their 2nd year of studies.
James Craig Reid Memorial Scholarship • $3000
Graduate from District 69 secondary school who is registered as a student who will be entering their 4th year of studies.
Return to School Bursary for Women • $2000 x 2
Graduate from District 69 or must have lived in District 6 for at least 3 years and is resuming their education immediately following an absence of at least 2 consecutive years.
Early Childhood Education Award • $1000
Women from District 69 who are will be entering the 2nd year of a 2 year ECE program.
Irving K. Barber International Scholarships Program • Multiple awards of between $1000 and $10,000
To be eligible for one of the International Scholarships you must be accepted into a study or work abroad program outside of Canada and the USA. The program can be either:a formal part of your credential at your home institution OR carry academic credit recognized by your home institution and must be a minimum of 3 weeks in length. One World Scholarship of $1000 - $3500; Premier’s International Scholarships of $6000 - $10,000 an experiential learning opportunity, typically less than 4 months in length, involving language acquisition and/or cultural training. ( It is not necessary for the program to carry academic credit) Pacific Horizons Scholarships of $1000.
Lisa Huus Memorial Bursary • 1+ awards of up to $5000
In memory of Lisa Pauline Huus, this fund provides bursaries to assist persons with disabilities as they undertake or continue their post-secondary education at the University of Victoria or other accredited colleges/universities on Vancouver Island. Bursaries may be used for items such as tuition fees, textbooks, equipment, transportation, residence and support workers.
Riverfront Dental Scholarhship Program • $500Riverfront Dental 2021 Scholarship Program
Riverfront Dental is delighted to announce its first scholarship program aiming to help Canadian students. Students striving hard to pursue their preferred course at a Canadian university can participate in this scholarship program. The final winner will be granted prize money of $500.00 for their educational needs.About Riverfront Dental
Riverfront Dental Clinic is a dental care clinic in the heart of Cambridge. With an experienced and highly dedicated team of dentists, Riverfront delivers a wide range of dental care services that include Dental Implants, Family and Children’s Dentistry, Invisalign, Restorations, Cosmetic Dentistry, and more.Important Information [New Submission Dates]
Application Submission Deadline: 15th June 2021
Winner Announcement Date: 15th July 2021
Prize Money: $500.00 CADEligibility Details
Students wanting to apply for the Riverfront Dental Scholarship Program must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Applicant must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or other legal standing that allows them to work and study in Canada.
- Currently pursuing a post-secondary education at an Accredited Canadian Institution.
- Applicant must be registered as a Full-Time or Part-Time student in either an Undergraduate or Post-Graduate Course.
- The student must add their active social media profile either Facebook or LinkedIn profile for status confirmation.
Students need to pick one of the following essay topics to participate in the scholarship program.Topic 1: How has COVID-19 affected dental health in your community? Topic 2: What are the goals you want to achieve through your education, and how will this scholarship help you achieve those goals? Important Instructions
Review these important guidelines before applying for the Riverfront Dental Scholarship Program.
- Select one of the given topics for the scholarship program.
- Write an essay with 800 to 1000 words explaining the topic covering the key concepts.
- Copied content will not be accepted from online resources.
- Plagiarized content will be denied
- Send your post to the Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject 2021 Scholarship
Canadian Hospitality Foundation Scholarships • Multiple awards up to $3500
For students in hospitality industry related programs such as Professional Cook Training or Hospitality Management. Please see your program leader for more information.
Women in Technology Scholarship • Multiple awards of $10000
Women in Technology Scholarships and Aboriginal Women in Technology Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement (Minimum B+ GPA required), and a demonstrated commitment to the pursuit of a career in the Technology Sector. Applicants must have completed a minimum of one-year of full-time studies leading to an undergraduate degree, diploma or certificate in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics, and they must be continuing in their studies at a BC public post-secondary institution for at least one additional year. Indigenous applicants may apply for both awards with one application.
Horatio Alger National Vocational & Technical Scholarship Program • $3000
To be eligible applicants must fulfill the following criteria:
- Have completed high school (or earned high school equivalency credential) by Spring
- Be enrolled in a 3 years or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment
- Be under the age of 30
- Be a Canadian citizen
Black Business & Professional Association National Scholarships • Multiple awards from $1000
Various awards with different criteria (some for Arts & Science, Business Admin, Social Services and many for any full time program) available to support and promote the achievement of academic excellence by Black Canadian youth.
CIBC Future Hereos Bursary • $2500 x 2 Camosun Students
- CIBC will be awarding 200 entrance bursaries over two years, to support first year students enrolled in a range of eligible healthcare programs at select Canadian registered Colleges or Universities
- Each scholarship will be valued at $2,500 CAD for a one-year award
- Eligible students must be enrolled in a relevant frontline healthcare program, including Health Sciences, Pre-medicine, Nursing, Practical Nursing, Paramedic Care, Personal Support Work, Gerontology, Biotechnology, and Indigenous Health.
- Students must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence to be considered. Students must also submit a short essay highlighting how CIBC’s bursary enables their ambition of working on the frontline of healthcare to become a reality.
- Financial need;
- Academic excellence;
- Essay submission highlighting the student’s personal ambition in their chosen program and field.
Eligible applicants must:
- Be accepted into full-time studies in the first year of a first degree, be it a bachelor or diploma, in the 2020/2021 academic year;
- Be attending an eligible institution, as identified in the list below;
- Be enrolled in an eligible program, as identified in the list below;
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
- Have a minimum cumulative average of 70% (or equivalent) over the last 3 terms of available marks*. Non-academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.
CMHA Lorne Fraser Educational Bursary • $700
The Lorne Fraser Educational Bursary is designed to provide financial resources for people with experiences of mental illnesses who are pursuing goal-oriented job skills/training. These $700 bursaries is awarded once annually to individuals over the age of 20 and have experience with mental illness or significant substance use challenges and are accessing therapeutic support/mental health serviceEligibility Criteria: • Experience of mental illness or significant substance use challenge • Accessing therapeutic support/mental health services • An identified job goal • A demonstrated need for financial assistance • Will be enrolled at a recognized BC post-secondary institution by December 2020 • At least 20 years of age (or will be turning 20 in the upcoming semester) and a resident of British Columbia (current or once classes begin)
CMHA Lorne Fraser Educational Scholarships for Mental Health Promotion • $1000, $2000
The Lorne Fraser Scholarship for Mental Health Promotion is designed to support people with experience of mental illnesses as they pursue post-secondary education. Scholarships worth $1000 and $2000 are available to two post-secondary students entering the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate program, or any stage of a graduate program, whose education and career goals are related to mental health promotion.Eligibility Criteria: • Experience of mental illness or significant substance use challenge • Accessing therapeutic support/mental health services • Preference will be given to students facing financial hardships, especially due to COVID-19 and those who may not be eligible for other funding. • At least 20 years of age (or will be turning 20 in the upcoming semester) and a resident of British Columbia (current or once classes begin) • Entering the second, third or fourth year of an undergraduate program or any stage of a graduate program at a designated British Columbia university or college • Will be enrolled at a recognized BC post-secondary institution by December 1, 2020 • Educational and vocational goals related to mental health promotion (see instructions for the 500-word statement of intent)
CMHA Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary • $1000
The Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award, held at the Vancouver Foundation, recognizes the efforts of individuals who can use their skills in the fine arts to support those experiencing mental illness. Two $1,000 bursaries provide support for post-secondary students with lived experience, 18 years or older, who is pursuing fine arts in BC and has accessed therapeutic support/mental health services.Eligibility Criteria: • Experience of mental illness and/or significant substance use challenge • Accessing therapeutic support/mental health services • A demonstrated need for financial assistance • At least 18 years of age (or turning 18 in the upcoming semester) and a resident of British Columbia (current or once classes begin) • Be accepted to, or enrolled in, the first, second, or third year of study in the fine arts (e.g., drama, music, art, creative writing) at a recognized post-secondary institution in BC (includes distance education) by December 1, 2020 • Educational and vocational goals related to development of their own skills in the field of fine arts or the fine art skills of others experiencing mental illness (see instructions for the 500-word statement of intent) • Two references
CMHA Indigenous Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary • $1000The Mental Health Fine Arts Bursary (FAB) Award, held at the Vancouver Foundation recognizes the efforts of individuals who can use their skills in the fine arts to support those experiencing mental illness. This $1,000 bursary provides support for an indigenous post-secondary student with lived experience, 18 years or older, who is pursuing fine arts at Emily Carr University of Art and Design (ECUAD) and has accessed support/mental health services. Eligibility Criteria: • Indigenous student with experience of mental health issue and/or significant substance use challenge • Accessing support/mental health services (formal or informal) • A demonstrated need for financial assistance • At least 18 years of age (or will be turning 18 in the upcoming semester) and a resident of British Columbia (current or once classes begin) • Be accepted to, or enrolled in, the second, third or fouth year of study in the fine arts (e.g., drama, music, art, creative writing) at ECUAD by December 1, 2020 • Educational and vocational goals related to development of their own skills in the field of fine arts or the fine art skills of others experiencing mental illness (see instructions for the 500-word statement of intent) • Two references (contact information only)
CHMA Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary • $700
The vision of the Janice Lee Blue Wave bursary program is to invest in the resilience, wisdom and potential of young people and to reduce some of the barriers during the major transition from high school to higher education. These $700 bursaries available for those 20 years or under and have experienced a significant mental health or substance use challenge and are accessing treatment and support.You’re eligible if you
- Have experienced a significant mental health or substance use challenge and are accessing treatment and support;
- Can demonstrate financial need (please note: preference will be given to those impacted due to COVID-19 and are not eligible for other funding)
- Are under the age of 21 at the time you apply;
- Have lived in BC or intend to live in BC before classes start;
- Are not enrolling in a government-sponsored job training program; and
- Will be enrolled in first year studies at a recognized BC university, college or technical school by January 1, 2021.
Lifelong Learning Scholarship • Multiple awards of $1000
The Columbia Institute is committed to lifelong learning that benefits all segments of society. Columbia Institute hopes to offset the cost of education for working people and mature students who want to return to the classroom for retraining and skills upgrading. The funds for this award were provided by the United Steelworkers. Applicants must be 24 years of age or older and USW members in good standing.
ICA Diversity Scholarship Program • 2 awards of $1000
Applicants must meet the following criteria: acceptance or registration in college or university degree program in greater Victoria, career goals directly related to helping Greater Victoria meet the challenges of diverse societies, record of academic achievement, record of volunteer or professional involvement in multicultural affairs or diversity education, training, or community activities, and familiarity with The Inter-Cultural Association and its mission.
Hospital Employees Union Scholarships and Bursaries • Multiple awards of $350-$1000
For members of HEU, their spouses, and children who can demonstrate financial need and satisfactory academic standing.
Jim Bourque Scholarship/Arctic Institute of North America • 1 award of $1000
For Canadian Aboriginal students currently enrolled in education, Environmental Studies, Traditional Knowledge, or Telecommunications. There is no application form for this scholarship. Each applicant must submit, in 500 words or less, a description of their intended program of study and the reasons for their choice of program. Applicants are evaluated based on need, relevance of study, achievements, return of investment and overall presentation of the application.
DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities • $1000
Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and we are proud to be offering the “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities”
The annual scholarship winner will be awarded $1,000 towards their tuition to an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution. The scholarship will be awarded to a Canadian high school student with a documented disability who is pursuing post-secondary education in the field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian institution for the upcoming academic year 2019/2020.
Mary B. Jordan Scholarship • $20,000
We share Mary’s belief that greater diversity in the workplace drives innovation and providing people with proper resources allows them to reach their full potential. Each year, YVR will award $20,000 to a female or female-identified student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, and a passion for diversity, inclusion and community participation.
Copeman Healthcare Preventative Medicine Scholarship • $1500
As an organization, we strive to bring greater awareness to the importance of preventative healthcare, which is why we have created the Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship.
Through this scholarship, we aim to help future healthcare professionals reach their goals and encourage them to think about the impact they want to have on the field of healthcare in Canada, particularly in relation to disease prevention.Who can apply
This scholarship is open to students in British Columbia and Alberta who are currently enrolled at an accredited University or College and are majoring in one of the following fields of study:
- Clinical Psychology
- Clinical Neuropsychology
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Specialty Diploma, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, PhD or MD program.
Yes2Me Scholarships - Mental Health Recovery Partners Society • Three awards of $1000
Through the "Yes 2 Me" Scholarship Program, the Otsuka-Lundbeck Alliance and
MHRP SI are celebrating the efforts of young people living with mental illness by rewarding them with an incentive to pursue their educational goals and confidently build a better self for their bright future ahead.
We are inviting part-time or full-time students who are eligible to apply for a $1000 scholarship. At MHRP SI we recognize the importance of education and the importance of helping students to realize their career aspirations.
CUPE BC – Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship • 4 x $500
Applications will be accepted from members, or applicants with a parent, guardian or spouse, in good standing of a CUPE Local affiliated to CUPE BC at the time of application. Applicants must have completed grade 12 in the current or previous calendar year and be entering their first year of a recognized post-secondary institution in BC.
The Derm Reviews Education Scholarship • $2000
The educational award program is open to any student over the age of 18. You are welcome to apply for the Derm review scholarship from anywhere in the world as long as you are enrolled on a course or program of education or training.
To apply for our Educational Scholarship Programme please tell us in 1000 words or less why you deserve to be awarded the Derm Review’s scholarship prize, what difference it would make to you and what you would spend it on.
Please submit your unique entry as a Word Document or PDF via email to email@example.com and include the following information:
- Your full name and date of birth
- Your postal address including your country of residence
- Your email address
- A contact number
- The institution or educational provider you are enrolled at
Ch'nook Scholars Program • Multiple awards of $2000
The Ch’nook Scholars program gives Aboriginal post-secondary business students the tools and connections you need to succeed in your studies and careers, as well as a range of other benefits. Ch’nook Scholars is open to Aboriginal students studying full time in a business program at a college or university in British Columbia and is inclusive of status and non-status First Nation, Inuit and Métis students.
BC Associated Boards of Health, Dr. Ken Benson Memorial Bursaries/Isabel Loucks Foster Public Health Bursary • Multiple awards up to $3000
Applications are invited from qualified students who are or who wish to engage in post-graduate study in a field of Public or Community Health Practice within any recognized discipline.
Greater Victoria CUPE Scholarship • Amount varies
These scholarships are open to sons and daughters of active members of contributing locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees of the Greater Victoria area. Current participating locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees of the Greater Victoria include CUPE Locals: #410, #788, #917, #951, #2011, & #2081.
Cerebral Palsy Association of BC Tanabe Bursaries • 10 awards of $1000
For BC students with Cerebral Palsy who plan to continue in their program in the following term. Financial need and extra-curricular activities will be considered.
Dollar Genie Scholarship • $3000
Many young entrepreneurs dream of owning a business, running a website or starting a personal finance blog (us!) but have limited funds to start. With the hurdle of student fees and homework, many student entrepreneurs have no choice but to forestall their dreams.
The Dollar Genie Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school. Dollar Genie, a personal finance blog, believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business.
Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. The student must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school. No major or trade requirements. All students are welcome.
You must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the below topic to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight of the scholarship deadline.Topic
Since it was created, the Internet has both helped and complicated the rise of entrepreneurship. How would you leverage the Internet to develop a business? In addition, how would you manage the increased competition and other complexities that an online marketplace produces?
Saanich Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary bursaries • Two of $2500
For more than 40 years, the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary has encouraged students to choose healthcare as an occupation by offering a generous bursary. Over the years we have been gratified to see the number of young people with a passion for this career choice.
The SPH Auxiliary awards two bursaries of $2,500 each to qualifying students.
The Ayn Rand Institute Canada Essay Contest • 1st prize $10,000 + 83 more cash prizes
Essays will be judged on both style and content. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged (book topic may change in future years). Entrant must be enrolled in college/university or grade 12 at the time of entry.
Local Government Management Association of British Columbia (LGMA) Scholarships • Multiple awards of $1000 - $2500
A wide range of scholarships are availabale for persons pursuing studies in various facets of government and public policy.
Happy Sleep Head Scholarship Program • $500
To be eligible for receiving this scholarship the following requirements must be met:
- You have to be currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States or Canada.
- You have to possess a minimum of 2.8 GPA (or an equivalent average grade).
- You have to be U.S. or Canada citizen
- You have to be 18 years or older
To become a candidate for winning the $500 scholarship, you have to create and upload a 4-5-minute-long video that contains your answers to the following questions:In your opinion, are modern technologies replacing humans, or are they merely tools in humankind’s hands? How does the Internet shape your perception of your needs and dreams? How important is a good night’s sleep for your productivity?
Complete Test Preparation Inc. Scholarship • $1000APPLICATION – ESSAY OR VIDEO
Submit your 700 word essay or short video on your best test preparation method, or, your best study skill by 11:59pm on September 30, 2021.
Winners will be announced October 31 2021
Include your resume and a recent photo (JPG or PNG if submitting by email)
also include where you are attending university or college, or if currently completing grade 12, your education plans.
Nautical Training Bursaries • 4 x $1500
Bursaries are awarded to applicants who are enrolled in Nautical Science or Marine Engineering courses of a minimum length of 250 hours.
The Solid Waste Association of North America • 1+ awards of $1000
Applicants must be registered in a full course of studies in an environmental management or related program at a recognized post-secondary institution in British Columbia. Applicants must have completed their first year of post-secondary studies. Applications available online.
Braefoot Community Association Bursary • $1000 (multiple awards)
Each year, the Braefoot Community Association honours over 14 community-minded students studying in Business, Law and Education programs! You could be on of them if you: attend a post-secondary instituion on a full-time basis, show a commitment to being a positive role model to youth, and work or volunteer in your community. Bursary recipients are guests of honour at the annual Friends of Braefoot Dinner Gala.
Pacific Salmon Foundation Stewardship Community Bursary • 2 awards of $2000
PSF annually awards two bursaries to BC students who are active volunteers in the aquatic stewardship community, demonstrate financial need, and are registered full-time (minimum 12 credit hours) in at least the second year of an education or training program that supports their goal of a career in salmon conservation.
The BeMo and SortSmart Diversity Advocacy Scholarship • $1000
At BeMo and SortSmart, we believe education is your most valuable asset and that everyone deserves access to higher education regardless of social, cultural, economic or racial background. We also understand that the costs of tuition and application process to medical school place a significant burden on some applicants and their families. To help students and their parents in this noble journey, we’re excited to offer a $1,000 scholarship to those in need. The scholarship will be offered twice every year with application deadlines on May 31st, and October 31st.Eligibility requirements:
All full-time pre-medical (any undergraduate discipline) or medical students in good academic standing are eligible.Application procedure:
All applicants must complete and submit the following:
1. A 6-minute BeMo survey about their academic experience.
2. A short online 15-question SortSmart test designed to assess a suite of key characteristics that we believe are essential to becoming a future physician and an advocate for diversity.
Surex Scholarship • $1000
The student must be:
• A US or Canadian citizen (excluding Quebec residents), permanent resident or other legal standing that allows them to work and study in Canada or the US;
• Accepted into a U.S. or Canada college or university; and
• Enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian undergraduate program, or entering school in an undergraduate or graduate program in the fall of 2021
• Student must provide proof of enrollment for their program
Choose from the following topics to write a 500-2000 word essay and send it to email@example.com in word format, along with proof of enrolment:
-Business intelligence: What is the importance of business intelligence, especially for those businesses that have had to adapt to the new reality now?
-Insurance industry: Can you predict the future of the insurance industry, especially in these ever-changing pandemic times? What are the emerging trends?
-Small business: What is the fate of small businesses now after the pandemic has taken such a toll on the industry? What can they do to make a comeback?
-Online shopping: How has the pandemic affected online shopping and what trends have emerged? Are they positive or negative, or both?
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership • Multiple awards up to $10,000
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are intended to serve the needs of all Canadian families and communities. Open to Canadian students in their final year of high school who demonstrated outstanding community leadership.
Tom Finnie Aboriginal Trades Bursary • 4 awards of $1000
Available to a new or continuing student with aboriginal ancestry (First Nations, Metis) living on Vancouver Island who is committed to a Trades program and who has successfully completed their last full time period of study (GPA 2.5 or equivalent). Financial need taken into consideration.
GRAGOPEAN Scholarship Trust Award • Several awards and amounts
SCI BC, in partnership with the Vancouver Foundation, is offering bursaries for persons with spinal cord injuries studying in British Columbia. This fund was created by anonymous donors to assist persons with spinal cord injuries attending post-secondary schools in BC with their tuition, books and/or other learning aids, and other expenses related to their disability that will support education such as housing, transportation, in class assistance including notetaking, etc.
BC Paraplegic Foundation Bursaries • Awards up to $3000
The BC Paraplegic Foundation provides bursaries to individuals with spinal cord injury to support them to achieve a post secondary education.
Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians • 1 x $4000
To be awarded to an Aboriginal Canadian (status or non-status Indian, Metis or Inuit) who is enrolled at a Canadian university or community college. The student must already be attending the postsecondary institution and must either be enrolled in a journalism program or actively involved with a news organization associated with the institution. The award is intended to encourage Aboriginal Canadians to pursue a career in journalism through a combination of studies at a Canadian postsecondary institution through a combination of studies at a Canadian postsecondary institution.
Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards • Multiple awards, varying amounts
You are eligible to apply if you are a woman with primary financial responsibility for yourself and your dependents. Applicants must be attending undergraduate degree or vocational skills training programs and they must demonstrate financial need. Please contact Bev Lowsley at the email address below for more information.
Barry Sullivan, Q.C. Memorial Bursary • Multiple Awards of $1000
Recipients will be selected from candidates who, in the opinion of the Society, have made significant contribution(s) to the advancement of their discipline, or who, through a combination of academic achievement, community involvement, dedication, and imagination in their studies, can be expected to do so in the future. Applicants should also display financial need as outlined in their annual budget.
CPA Prep Scholarship • $1000Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Must be preparing to take the CPA exam within the next 12 months
- Must currently work in accounting or be enrolled in school working towards an accounting degree
To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that addresses the following questions and requests:
- Tell us a little bit about yourself and where you live/work.
- Why do you want to become a CPA?
- What difficulties are you facing as you study for the CPA exam?
- What is your ultimate goal or dream job?
Try to include a few personal stories or examples so we can get to know you on a personal level.
Chamberlain Group Scholarship • $500
The 2020 academic scholarship is a one-time only grant of $500 put towards their academic costs. All scholarships will be disbursed directly to the student’s college/university, and must be used for undergraduate/graduate studies. Each applicant must present a letter of acceptance from their institution in order to receive the award.
- Be in good academic standing with a “C” average or higher and enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours for the semester/trimester.
- Be accepted to an accredited US or Canadian, college or university, copy must be submitted.
- Submit a 500 word Essay stating “The Benefits of Helping Others Less Fortunate in their community”
- Previous scholarship applicants or winners are eligible to re-apply for the current year.
The McElhanney Scholarship Programs • 1 award of $2000
McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. not only offers a generous scholarship to the lucky winners, but an opportunity for an interview, which could lead to a work term at one of our branches, giving you great practical experience to take with you back into your classes, and maybe even further work terms leading to a full-time job at the end of your studies!
Allied Van Lines Canada Scholarship • 4 awards of $1000
We believe that education is significant and we place that belief into our core operating philosophy, everything from our standard practices, to our way of living. We are proud to be offering qualifying Canadian students and chance to apply for our new scholarship, which is intended for students across the areas of business, logistics, and similar fields. Four qualified candidates will be selected to receive an award amount of $1,000 each. Read ahead to find out how you can enter!
- Submit a brief essay of between roughly 400 and 800 words, detailing why logistics/supply chain management is important within your college major of choice. A personalized tone, referencing your firsthand experience and sentiment, is best—no need to be too formal. We’d like to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you.
- Complete all required sections of our application form.
Automotive Industries Association of Canada Scholarships • Multiple awards up to $1000
For full time students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket or related fields.
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships • Multiple awards up to $5000
Various scholarships available for undergraduate students, Aboriginal students, and children of RBC employees enrolled full-time in a publicly funded Canadian university or college in the current academic year.
Indspire Scholarships and Bursaries • Varying amounts, depending on program
Bursaries and scholarships are available annually to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students across a diverse range of disciplines. Various deadlines apply.
First Citizens Fund Student Bursary Program • Multiple awards of up to $700 per recipient
For non-sponsored students of aboriginal ancestry who have resided in BC for 6 months or more and who are registered full time in a minimum two-year program.
Minerva Foundation • Award amount varies, depnding on award program
There are various award programs directed towards women, with different award amount and deadlines. Please see the Minerva Foundation's website for more information.
Credit Union Foundation of BC Bursary • Multiple awards up to $3000
Students or their parents must be Credit Union members. Applications are available at Credit Unions throughout BC. The primary criteria is demonstrated financial need.
Lakehead University Transfer Student Award • Multiple awards $500-$1000
Open to transfer students in full-time undergraduate studies at Lakehead University in a diploma or first degree program, awarded on the basis of full-time academic performance in the most recent year of post-secondary studies undertaken in an academic program at an accredited Community College, Bible College or University. Students may or may not have completed a diploma program but must not have completed a first degree. Students must be Canadian citizens or be Permanent Residents. Scholarship values depend on the quality and number of eligible students in a given year.
Columbia Institute Scholarships • Multiple awards of $1000
The Columbia Institute is committed to lifelong learning that benefits all segments of society. Columbia Institute hopes to offset the cost of education for working people and mature students who want to return to the classroom for retraining and skills upgrading.
New Relationship Trust Bursaries • Multiple awards of $5000
NRT Scholarships and Bursaries are available to First Nation students pursuing a post-secondary education from a recognized institution. Scholarships are awarded at the Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate levels. Bursaries are awarded to students pursuing trades certificates and diplomas.
Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) Bursary • Multiple awards of varying amounts
Eligible applicants must be enrolled at an approved educational institution in an ECE program, with priority given to Aboriginal students, or students enrolled in ECE programs with an Aboriginal focus, or working to achieve an infant/toddler educator designation.
Health Sciences Association Scholarships • Multiple awards up to $1000
Various awards for members of HSA or their relatives in any program, OR non-members studying in a Heath Science field. Deadlines and criteria vary.
Novus Biologicals Scholarship • 1 award of $1500 each spring and fall
Novus Biologicals will award one declared science major student a scholarship every Spring and Fall semester. See website for criteria and deadlines, as applications open at different points in the year.
Youth Educational Assistance Fund (YEAF) for former youth in care • Up to $5500
Through the Ministry of Advanced Education for former B.C. youth in care now attending post secondary full time and who are between the ages of 19 and 24.
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Visual Arts Grants • Multiple awards of up to $18000
For non-commercial artists in the early stages of their careers who are working in representational style in painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking. Must have already started or completed training in an established school of art and/or who can demonstrate a commitment to making art a lifelong career.
Agreements with Young Adults • Educational and living costs available
Agreements with Young Adults is a new $5-million program through the Ministry of Children and Family Development supporting young people aged 19 to 24 transitioning out of care and into adulthood. Financial assistance includes living expenses, educational expenses, child care and health costs.
Canadian Defence Community Banking Student Line of Credit • Discounted interest rates, funding in various amounts
As a current or former member of the Canadian Forces, you may be eliglble for the BMO SLOC if you are a full-time or part-time student who is enrolled in a post-secondary school program that is at least 12 weeks in length and is leading to a degree, diploma or certificate (excluding professionals, medical and dental degrees). Interest rates are highly competitive.
P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund • Maximum loan up to $12000
The Philanthropic Educational Organization Educational Loan Fund makes loans available to qualified women who desire a higher education and are in need of financial assistance. When a local chapter becomes aware of student’s interest, the chapter’s P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund Chairman will arrange an interview with her. In Victoria, contact Marguerite Cox by telephone: 250-592-6719 or at the email above.
Women in Need Community Cooperative – Self Sufficiency Program • Up to $1000
Provides financial assistance to women who have developed a plan to become and remain self-sufficient through training, education, business or personal development. For program information and application form please visit the Women in Need website.
Federation of BC Youth in Care Dream Fund - Education Achievement Bursary • Multiple awards up to $2500
Provides young people ages 14-24 currently in care or a former youth in care with funding for post-secondary education. What makes this bursary unique is young people can use this for all accredited schools, not just the usual designated post-secondary schools. There are 3 deadlines throughout the year in March, July and October.
William Tetley Award - Canadian Maritime Law Association • Multiple $500-$1000
The Award will take the form of a monetary prize of between $500.00 and $1,000.00, as determined by the selection committee, to be awarded to Canadian authors of high-quality articles, papers or publications on any topic of an educational nature pertinent to the marine industry. Awards granted at variable times, dependent on quality of submissions.
Lime Scholarships • Varied
Lime is a not-for-profit that is dedicated to redefining disability through achievement. They have partnered with various organizations to offer scholarships in a number of different fields.
HRAI Orvil L. Davie Memorial Scholarships • Various
The purpose of this bursary is to assist students in completing their education for a career in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigerating industry (HVACR) and to assist in maintaining a high calibre of HVACR industry personnel.
Consolidated Credit Canada Scholarship Program • $1000
Consolidated Credit is proud to offer a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to eligible college and university students who meet the valid requirements. Twice per year, we give students the opportunity to win $1,000 to put towards their college / university expenses. See the rules for valid entry and submission eligibility.How To Submit Your Entry
Complete the form and submit an original essay based on the following questions:As a college/university student, what are your main money obstacles and what do you plan on doing to address these issues? Looking back, how should schools have taught money management to children under 18 Rules
To receive a $1,000 scholarship, the applicant must:
- Be a Canadian resident
- Be able to prove they are either enrolled in or slated to start college / university in the upcoming semester
- Entry submission will be available from 1 March to 30 June, 2021.
- Winners will be announced by 15 July.
- By submitting an entry, Consolidated Credit Canada reserves the right to use the participant’s essay and image as it deems fit for marketing purposes
- Multiple submissions not permitted
- The winner can only win once per year
- Winner will be notified by email
Other Award Resources
We encourage you to seek out as many options as possible to assist with tuition and cost of living funding. Some other external award databases include:
Note This list represents some of the more popular award databases, but is not an exhaustive list.