Attention Adopted Students or Students in Foster Care:

Adoptive Families Association of BC is offering two scholarships for $1000 each: The Howard Legacy Youth Fund and the AFABC Youth Bursary.

The deadline for both is April 30, 2017.

  • The Howard Legacy Youth Fund was established with a donation from Peggy Howard in 2012, and is made available to applicants who are current or former youth in care of the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development.
  • AFABC Youth Bursary was established in 2014, with funding from the Adoptive Families Association of BC, and accepts applications from youth who have joined their family by legal adoption.

Completed applications will be accepted, by mail or electronic delivery, until midnight on April 30, 2017. No late applicants will be considered. Winners will be announced June 1, 2017.

For more information and to download the application, please visit this website:

https://www.bcadoption.com/bursary

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Attention Acting and Film Students!

Berridge Programs is offering scholarships for their summer acting and filmmaking programs this year.

For the past 10 summers, Berridge Programs has been welcoming students from around the world to the Chateau le Mont Epinguet in Normandy, France to live in community, develop their unique talents and experience another culture. Their program offers the perfect blend of performing arts camp and travel abroad experience. You can read about their program here www.berridgeprograms.com.

The Acting Program includes classes in Shakespeare, On Camera Acting, Movement, Acting Techniques, Modern Performance, Directing, Musical Theatre, Writing and Improvisation.  The Film Program guides students in making their own professionally quality short film suitable for festival submission. Their programs are taught exclusively in English however there are plenty of opportunities for French speakers to practice their language skills both on the program and out in the wider community on field trips and excursions.

They have a two types of scholarships available this year,  a Merit Scholarship in the amount of $1500 and a Financial Need Scholarship for up to 70% off the program tuition.  You can find more information about their scholarships here: https://www.berridgeprograms.com/details

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Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity Bursary – $500

The Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity offers a bursary to graduating students who have lost a parent and/or sibling.  

Deadline:  April 15, 2017

Click here  for more information about how to apply.

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Lotus Light Scholarship – $500

Lotus Light Charity Society Scholarship recognizes high school graduates who achieved outstanding academic performance while actively participating community volunteer works, to purchase post-secondary study.

Deadline is May 15, 2017.
For more information:
http://vllcs.org/en/2017/02/2017-lotus-light-charity-scholarship-accepting-application-on-march-1/

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Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship

Applications now being accepting from student leaders in the province of British Columbia who will be entering their first year of post secondary education in September 2017, who are in good academic standing and that have made exceptional contributions to:

  • School and community service, leadership;
  • Initiating community development;
  • Affecting positive change;
  • Mentoring others;
  • Personal development and growth;
  • Good academic performance;

Taking the time to do something for others during difficult times in one’s own life requires particularly outstanding commitment. This is why, as part of the selection process, the personal circumstances and/or challenges of each applicant will be considered. Applicants who possess personal qualities such as dedication, commitment to helping others and strength of character will also be considered.

For more information and to access the application form, click here: http://canucks.ice.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=88558

 Deadline to apply: March 15, 2017

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Attention Automotive Students!

The newly formed Automotive Retailers Foundation (ARFI) is dedicated to promoting the Automotive Industry as a viable source of employment in British Columbia. Statistics show that there is an increasing demand for skilled labour in the Automotive Industry. Properly trained technicians will be able to find well-paid, life-long, viable employment in the Automotive Industry in B.C.

In order to help students to gain the training and experience they need to become certified technicians the ARFI is offering seven awards of $1,000 each. The awards comprise of two Scholarships and five bursaries.

The Automotive Retailers Foundation (ARFI) governs all scholarships and bursaries (e.g.Bob Clarke Scholarship and BC Auto Recyclers Bursary) awarded through the Foundation. Governance is independent of any outside interest and remains solely in accordance with the Foundation’s articles of incorporation.

In 2017, the following 7 awards will be offered:

  • ARFI – Bob Clarke Memorial $1000 (quantity 1)
  • ARFI – BC Auto Recyclers Bursary $1000 (quantity 2)
  • ARFI – Scholarship – Automotive Trades Development $1000 (quantity 2)
  • ARFI – Scholarship – Apprenticeship – 2nd year applicants $1000 (quantity 1)
  • ARFI – Scholarship – Apprenticeship – 3rd year applicants $1000 (quantity 1)

Here is the link to the outlines and application forms for the ARFI awards.

http://www.ara.bc.ca/foundation

 

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St. Mark’s College Leadership Scholarship

 

St. Mark’s “Step Into Leadership” scholarship is available to graduating high school students interested in their BA program. For a student to be eligible, they must be nominated by their school.  Only three students per school are allowed to be nominated. If you are interested in being nominated for this award, please see Ms. McChesney in room 325 by the end of February. Nominations are due Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

For more information on our “Step Into Leadership” scholarship, please click this link.

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