Dogwood Awards – $1250

Dogwood scholarships of $1250 are offered by the provincial government to graduating students at Alpha who have demonstrated achievement in one of the following areas:

    • Indigenous Languages and Culture, demonstrated at school or in the community
    • Fine Arts (including Visual Arts, Dance, Drama, and Music)
    • Applied Skills (including Business Ed, Technology Ed, and Home Economics)
    • Physical Activity (including Athletics, Dance, and Gymnastics)
    • International Languages
    • Community Service (Volunteer Activity), which includes demonstration of local and global issues and cultural awareness
    • Technical and Trades Training (including Carpentry, Automotive, Robotics, Mechanics, and Cook Training)

If you think you might qualify, please see Ms. McChesney in room 325 before June 1st!  There is a very simple and easy form they will need to fill out to qualify for the award.​

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Are you planning on attending BCIT next spring?

2017 – 2018 BCIT ENTRANCE AWARDS

The following Entrance Awards are available to students who are planning to attend BCIT commencing April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

  • Up to 25 BCIT President’s Entrance Awards, available only to current High School students

o   Valued up to $4,000 each.

o   Deadline: August 5, 2017

  • Over 90 additional BCIT Entrance Awards

o   Valued up to $5,000 each.

o   Deadlines: August 5, 2017 and January 6, 2018

 Application forms can be downloaded directly from BCIT’s web site at bcit.ca/finaid.

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BC Technology Scholarship

This is a reminder that applications close in 2 weeks for the 2017 BC Tech Scholarship!

Established in 2005, the industry-funded BC Technology Scholarship Program is proud to provide grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a BC-based technology-related discipline.

There are up to 6 x $1,000 grants available to Grade 12 Graduates entering post-secondary in September 2017. As for the Equality Scholarship, there is 1 x $1,000 available to University/College students or Grade 12 graduates who belong to one (or more) of the following groups:

  • Women
  • First Nations
  • Persons with disabilities
  • New immigrants
  • LGBTQ

To view the full criteria, and to apply, visit www.wearebctech.com/scholarship.
Deadline to Apply: May 10, 2017

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Scholarship Recognition at the Leaving Ceremony

If you have been offered scholarships, bursaries or awards, let Ms. McChesney know in person or by email by May 5th, so that your achievements can be recognized at the School Leaving Ceremony!

Even if you do not plan on accepting the award, the school likes to keep a record of your achievements.

 

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Do you have Italian Heritage?

The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese was founded in 1904 and is committed to the preservation of Italian cultural heritage and contributing to the enrichment of the multicultural community in the Greater Vancouver area. This year the association is offering several $1,500 scholarships to assist students in their post-secondary studies.

To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must :

  • be of Italian origin i.e. is having at least one parent or grandparent of direct Italian descent
  • be living within the Greater Vancouver Regional District
  • have an academic standing sufficient to qualify for entry into the post-secondary institution of their choice
  • submit a completed application form with supporting documentation no later than May 31, 2016

The winner will be required to provide his/her photograph and agree to allow it and a related news release to be circulated and publicized. The winner will also be required to attend, as a guest, the Confratellanza’s Christopher Columbus banquet at the Italian Cultural Centre in October 2016.

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Completed applications must be sent to:

          Confratellanza Italo-Canadese
          Scholarship Committee
          P.O. Box 57901
          2748 East Hastings Street
          Vancouver, B.C. V5K 1Z9

APPLICATIONS DUE BY MAY 31, 2016

 

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Clean Energy Scholarship – $1000

Clean Energy BC is offering their first scholarship of $1000 for a graduating student that wants to pursue a future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution.

The deadline to apply is less than a month away, on May 15th 2017.

You can also find out more details at:

https://www.cleanenergybc.org/news/student-scholarship

Or by Clicking here

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Equality Scholarship – $1000

New to the program this year is our Equality Scholarship powered by Discovery Foundation, which aims to support the education of underrepresented groups in the community. The goal is to develop not only a diverse but inclusive workforce where everyone feels that they belong.

There are up to 6 x $1,000 grants available to Grade 12 Graduates entering post-secondary in September 2017. As for the Equality Scholarship, there is 1 x $1,000 available to University/College students or Grade 12 graduates who belong to the following groups:

  • Women
  • First Nations
  • Persons with disabilities
  • New immigrants
  • LGBTQ

To view the full criteria, and to apply, visit www.wearebctech.com/scholarship.
Deadline to Apply: May 10, 2017

 

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