YTS Scholarship for Community Service – $1000

Youth Transforming society (YTS) is a registered, student-led group based out of Surrey, BC that aims to raise awareness for humanitarian issues and encourage community volunteerism. Founded in 2010, they have since raised $20,000 for various organizations and have helped hundreds of students get involved. For more information about their organization, please visit:

To further their goal of inspiring volunteerism, they have created the YTS Scholarship for Community Service. This year, YTS will be giving out three $1000 scholarships. Each scholarship will recognize a student’s dedication and commitment to selfless service in the community.  They hope to celebrate the achievements of three young individuals who have created positive change in their communities.

Eligibility criteria:

To be considered for this award, the applicant must be:

  1. A graduating, grade 12 student attending secondary school within the lower mainland
  2. Attending a Canadian post-secondary institution on a full-time basis beginning September 2017.
  3. Actively involved in voluntary pursuits of any kind (humanitarian, environmental, etc…)
  4. Minimum academic average of 70%

Application form:


Deadline:  March 31, 2017


About Adrienne McChesney

Adrienne McChesney is a teacher and writer currently living Vancouver, BC, with her husband and two children.
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