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.
To be considered for this award, the applicant must be:
- A graduating, grade 12 student attending secondary school within the lower mainland
- Attending a Canadian post-secondary institution on a full-time basis beginning September 2017.
- Actively involved in voluntary pursuits of any kind (humanitarian, environmental, etc…)
- Minimum academic average of 70%
Deadline: March 31, 2017