CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - Vancouver School Board

 
CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
                                  (Offered by Colleges, Universities, Trade Schools, Businesses, Unions, Associations, Foundations, etc.)

                                                          Scholarship Websites to Check Out:
                  http//www.scholartree.ca
                  https://yconic.com/                                                    Free scholarship matching & peer support
                  https://www.scholarshipscanada.com/                                    Sign up, get matched, receive reminders
                  https://studentscholarships.org/                                       Sign-up to receive monthly newsletters
                  www.schoolfinder.com                                                   Find scholarships
                  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/scholarships/provincial-scholarships/district-authority-
                                                                                              scholarships District Scholarships
                                                                                                                      Provincial Scholarships Program

Please note: This listing is intended only as a guide. These are some of the scholarships that have been awarded in the past years. This document will be
updated periodically. Students are responsible for confirming information with the granting organization. Students should also research financial awards from
other sources such as the websites listed above. This list includes some entrance scholarships awarded by universities, colleges and trade schools. For complete
information on entrance awards offered by post-secondary institutions, please visit their websites.

 Award                       Amount                 Criteria                                                                 Deadline                Contact

OCTOBER

Blyth Cambridge              Full funding to any    One of the four scholarships will be tenable only at Pembroke College;    October 19, 2020       Blyth Cambridge Trust Scholarships
Scholarships                 College at Cambridge   the other three awards will be tenable at any of the 29 Colleges that     (Online application    Selection Committee
                             University, in any     admit undergraduates.                                                     open from June 1)      160 Avenue Road [map]
                             subject except                                                                                   The Blyth              Toronto, ON, Canada M5R 2H8
                             Medicine and                                                                                     Cambridge Trust Sch
                             Veterinary Studies                                                                               olarship is not
                                                                                                                              available for entry
                                                                                                                              in 2019-20. Use the
                                                                                                                              Trust's scholarships
                                                                                                                              search to find other
                                                                                                                              awards.
                                                                                                                             (https://blythscholar
                                                                                                                             s.ca/application/)
Award                          Amount                     Criteria                                                                     Deadline               Contact

Canadian Morehead-Cain         $13,600 US/year plus       SPONSORED APPLICANTS (must be sponsored by Principal or                      October 30, 2020       http://www.moreheadcain.org/
Award                          full tuition fees for up   Counsellor)- 3 per school                                                    (out-of-state          The Morehead-Cain Foundation
(use Loran Award               to four years of           DIRECT POOL APPLICANTS                                                       application opens on   c. 919-923-8406 |
application form)              undergraduate study,                                                                                    August 15)
                               a laptop computer,         Well-rounded students who demonstrate character, promise of
                               summer internships         leadership and strong commitment to service in the community
                               value US $ 5,500 per
                               year                       Tenable ONLY at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill).
                               Total Value US
                               $140,000

Horatio Alger Association of   $5,000 each                Gr. 12 student, plans to enter a post- secondary institution in fall after   October 26, 2020       Apply online at
Canada Scholarships            160 Awards                 graduation, financial need ($65,000 or less net income per family), co-                             https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/schola
                                                          curricular and community activities, integrity, GPA of 65% or above,                                rships/about-our-scholarships-
                                                          Canadian citizen.                                                                                   programs/provincial-programs/

Ken Michel Memorial            $1,000                     Aboriginal ethnicity, BC Gr. 12 students who are interested in studying      October 26, 2020       https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/ken-
Scholarship for Carpentry                                 carpentry at the post-secondary level, 75-100% grades, volunteer                                    michel-memorial-scholarship-for-
                                                          experience, strong work ethic and the desire to work towards the                                    carpentry/N5x2bzxPhy
                                                          betterment of the community as a whole.

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Award                          Amount                  Criteria                                                                   Deadline               Contact

Loran Scholars Program         $100,000 over 4         SPONSORED APPLICANTS (must be sponsored by Principal or                    October 1, 2020        Sponsored applicants:
Up to 34 awards for            years, includes a       Counsellor; maximum 3 students per school)                                 After this all         Sara Knowles-Loran Awards c/o
$100,000. 15 of which are      matching tuition        Well-rounded students who demonstrate character, promise of                sponsored students     Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
Weston Loran Awards            waiver, annual          leadership and strong commitment to service in the community               will be added to the   Suite 2600 Three Bentall Centre
Must live in residence for     stipend of $10,000,     Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%. Calculation includes          direct pool            595 Burrard Street PO Box 49314
the first tow years of study   access to $10,000       the most recent three years of final grades on the student’s transcript.                          Vancouver BC. V7X 1L3
(to renew the award)           funding for summer      (Gr. 9, 10 and 11)
                               internships in three    Hold Canadian citizenship or residency status
                               different sectors,      Must be 16 years of age or older as of Sept. 1st of the following year
                               mentorship                                                                                                                Direct Pool Applicants:
                               opportunities, annual   DIRECT POOL APPLICANTS – students may apply independently                  October 22, 2020       Direct Pool Committee
                               retreats and scholar    without sponsorship from the school. Same criteria as above.                                      #502- 460 Richmond Street West
                               gatherings.                                                                                                               Toronto, ON M5V 1Y1
                                                       (tenable at 25 partner Canadian universities only )
                                                                                                                                                         Phone: 416.646.2120
102 - awards (Finalist and     one-time award to all
                                                                                                                                                         Toll-free: 1.866.544.2673
Provincial)                    finalists who attend
                                                                                                                                                         Fax: 416.646.0846
-    52- Loran Finalist        national selections
     $5000 each one time       but are not loran                                                                                                         http://www.loranscholar.ca/becoming-
     award and                 scholars.                                                                                                                 a-scholar/

-    50- Provincial awards     one-time for
     $2000 each – one time     outstanding semi-
     award                     finalists selected by
                               the Regional
                               Committee.

Honour Citation                students who
                               distinguish
                               themselves at
                               regional interviews
                               but are not offered
                               any of the above
                               awards

PLCAC Student Award            $500 awards             Must be a son or daughter or ward of a person whose principal income       October 9, 2020        Suite 201, 1075 North Service Road
Program                                                is derived from the pipeline construction industry.                        (open from Sept        West Oakville, ON L6M 2G2
                                                       The parent or guardian must be employed by or have a history of            14th)                  T. (905) 847-9383 F. (905) 847-7824
                                                       employment with a company who is a member of the Pipe Line                                        plcac@pipeline.ca
                                                       Contractors Association of Canada.                                                                Application at
                                                                                                                                                         https://pipeline.ca/member-
                                                                                                                                                         services/awards/plcac-student-award-
                                                                                                                                                         program/

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Award                         Amount                     Criteria                                                                    Deadline              Contact

Royal Canadian Naval          2 awards $2,000 and        Dependants of any individual former or serving members of the               Last working day of
                                                                                                                                                           RCNBF Head Office               6
Benevolent Fund               20 $1,000 bursaries        Canadian Forces who have significant service in operational units of        October, 2020
                                                                                                                                                           Beechwood Ave, Suite 9,Ottawa
Educational Bursary                                      Maritime Command or the RCN including Army and Air Force                    Open from
                                                                                                                                                           Ontario K1L 8B4 Telephone: (613) 236-
                                                         personnel or who used naval or Sea element rank designations, former        September 1.
                                                                                                                                                           7389 Toll free: 1-888-557-8777 FAX:
                                                         or serving members of the Royal Canadian Navy (Regular or Reserve),
                                                                                                                                                           (613) 236-8830 E-mail:
                                                         providing they completed basic training, members of the Naval Cadet
                                                                                                                                                           rcnbf@rcnbf.com
                                                         Instructor List, Canadian Merchant Navy War Veterans who are
                                                                                                                                                           www.rcnbf.ca or
                                                         defined by Section 6, subsection 2 of “The Merchant Navy War Veteran
                                                                                                                                                           https://www.rcnbf.ca/getting-
                                                         and Civilian War-Related Benefits Act” R.S.C. 1992, c.24.This is a
                                                                                                                                                           help/education/rcnbf-education-
                                                         bursary, therefore financial need must be demonstrated as well as the
                                                                                                                                                           bursary/
                                                         aptitude for achievement in higher learning. Must provide list of
                                                         academic, voluntary, military or work experience.

University of Toronto         Covers tuition and         Criteria: Gr. 12 students, Canadian citizens and permanent residents.       October 22, 2020      https://future.utoronto.ca/scholarship
National Scholarship          incidental fees for four   Students who have been nominated by their schools as National Book                                s/national-scholarship-program/
Program- 10 awards            years, provides full       Award recipients may submit applications to the National Scholarship
                              residence support in       Program. In addition, students who identify themselves as meeting the
                              first year, and includes   scholarship criteria are invited to apply directly for the National
                              an additional,             Scholarship, without having been nominated for the Book Award. The
                              renewable monetary         National Scholarship rewards original, creative and committed
                              award based on             Canadian secondary school students. Students who demonstrate
                              individual financial       superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and
                              circumstances.             exceptional achievement in a broad context. Excel in academic
                                                         pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have
                                                         a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities
                              $7,500 in the first year
Finalists not designated as   and $1,500 per year
National Scholars receive     for three additional       Tenable only at U of T.
Arbor Scholarships (runners   years of
up)- 10 awards
                              undergraduate study.

University of Toronto         A Book – Non-              Canadian secondary school student intending to begin university the         Oct. 15, 2020         https://future.utoronto.ca/scholarship
National Book Award-          monetary award.            following academic year; Canadian citizen, permanent resident or                                  s/national-book-award/
                              Students nominated         protected person; every Canadian secondary school across the country
                              for this award are         can nominate one student. The University of Toronto National Book
                              invited to submit an       Award Program recognizes and rewards the very best Canadian
                              application to the         secondary school students, regardless of which university those
                              National Scholarship       students choose to attend. These are students who demonstrate
                              Program.                   superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and
                                                         exceptional achievement in a broad context. They excel in academic
                                                         pursuits, demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and have
                                                         a strong involvement in the lives of their schools and communities. It is
                                                         not necessary that the student intend to apply for admission to the
                                                         University of Toronto.

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Award                       Amount                   Criteria                                                                  Deadline              Contact

NOVEMBER

BC Legion Youth             Literary and Poster      Are you an artist, wordsmith, or a filmmaker? Take those awesome          November 15 2020      https://www.legionbcyukon.ca/what-
Remembrance Contest         Prizes: cash, trip to    words and pictures in your head and show the world!                       (Nov. 15 each year)   we-do/youth-contests
Art-Video-Writing           Ottawa, Submissions      Create something about remembrance and what it means to you and                                 Questions – email
                            displayed in the House   your country, and you can win local and national prizes.                                        info@legionbcyukon.ca
                            of Commons or
                            Canadian War             Who Can Enter: All kids and youth in BC and Yukon
                            Museum.
                            Video Prizes:            •Poster category: Grades 1-12
                            Macbook, iPad, iPod      •Essay category: Grades 4-12
                            Touch, potential         •Poetry category: Grades 4-12
                            internet fame.           •Video category: Grades 7-12

BC Schools Sports                                    Details not available on their website. Check with your coach regarding   November              http://www.bchighschoolfootball.com
Commission Scholarships                              these scholarships.                                                                             /
Category: Football

Canadian Society of         2 awards -               An applicant may be either a high school student, an undergraduate        November 1 2019       https://cseg.ca/
Exploration Geophysicists   1 award given to a       student with above average grades or a graduate student.
Foundation (CSEG)           child of a CSEG          • A student must be pursuing a course of studies directed toward a
Scholarship                 member and 1 award       career in exploration geophysics or a dependent of a CSEG member          (Application opens
                            to a student member.     who will be entering university.                                          on September 1)
                            To become a student      • Applicants must be a CSEG student member or have a parent who is
                            member, on-line sign-    a CSEG member.
                            up on the website        • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic performance,
                                                     financial need, interest in geophysics and extra-curricular activities.

House of Commons Pages      A salary of $16, 587     Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Gr. 12 student, acceptance to     November 8 2020       House of Commons Page Program
Program- 40 students        will be paid in 26       a university in the National Capital Region (University of Ottawa,                              (Recruitment)
(Work as a Page in the      equal instalments to     Carleton, Saint Paul or UQO), begin full time studies in September. be                          Human Resources Services
House of Commons in         pages throughout         able to orally communicate fluently in both official languages, as                              131 Queen Street, Room 11-35, Floor
Ottawa)                     their working year.      evaluated by the House of Commons, GPA of 80% minimum in Gr. 11                                 11 Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
                            Plus a sum of $1200      and maintain this average in subsequent transcripts. Possess superior                           Tel. 613.996.0897
                            on successful            interpersonal skills; show sound judgement and be reliable, tactful and                         http://www.parl.gc.ca/Employment/H
                            completion of the        courteous; and demonstrate an interest in the Canadian parliamentary                            ouse/PageProgram/pp_welcome-
                            contract.                system.                                                                                         e.htm

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Award                      Amount                 Criteria                                                                   Deadline               Contact

Schulich Leader            50 awards              Each high school (and Cegep) in Canada can nominate one student.           Jan.27 2021-           Schulich Leader Scholarships
Scholarships-              25 scholarships,       1. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.             deadline for school    Sherman Campus
Creating the next          valued at $100,000     2. Demonstrates at least two of the three selection criteria:              nomination.            4600 Bathurst Street, 5th Floor
generation of technology   each, for students          i.   Academic excellence                                              Students can access    Toronto, Ontario M2R 3V2
innovators                 pursuing an                 ii. Leadership- community, business or entrepreneurial                their application      604.416.634.3083
                           engineering degree.         iii. Financial need                                                   only after school      info@uja.schulichleaders.com
                           25 scholarships,       3.Entrepreneurial minded                                                   nomination.
                           valued at $80,000      4. Intending to pursue a career in technology, innovation, engineering     February 17, 2021 -    www.schulichleaders.com
                           each, for students     or scientific research.                                                    deadline for student
                           studying science,      5. Enrol at one of their partner universities in an eligible STEM          scholarship
                           technology or math.    program.                                                                   application.
                           (distributed by 20     6. Not planning a career as a medical practitioner or medical
                           participating          researcher. This includes doctors, dentists, nurses, psychologists,
                           universities)          pharmacists, optometrists etc. This is for entrepreneurial-minded
                           Recognition on a       innovators outside of the medical community.
                           national stage
                           Increased access to
                           summer
                           jobs/internships

Shad Program Bursaries     Bursaries to make it                                                                              Nov.18, 2019           Cheryl Thompson
                                                  Each year, top-performing Grades 10, 11 and 12 students compete for a
                           possible to                                                                                                              Student Coordinator
                                                  place in the month-long program, which is focused on STEAM (science,
                           participate in the                                                                                2021 APPLICATIONS      SHAD, 350-100 Regina Street. S
                                                  technology, engineering, arts & math) disciplines. Approximately 700
                           Shad program in the                                                                               ARENT OPEN YET         Waterloo ON N2J 4P9
                                                  students are accepted annually to participate and live in-residence on
                           summer                                                                                                                   www.shad.ca
                                                  one of our host university campuses across Canada during the July
                                                                                                                                                    https://www.shad.ca/apply
                                                  program (July 5-31 2020). SHAD participants are also eligible for a
                                                                                                                                                    cheryl@shad.ca
                                                  summer volunteer internship for the month of August, immediately
                                                                                                                                                    T: (519) 884-8844 x 222
                                                  following the July in-residence university program. Program fee $5,800.
                                                  Students who are offered a place in the program are well-rounded,
                                                  emerging leaders who demonstrate their initiative, creativity and
                                                  entrepreneurial flair even before attending the program. Most are high
                                                  academic achievers and are also participating in extra-curricular
                                                  activities. There is no cost to apply. A substantial bursary fund exists
                                                  for participants with proven financial need, including travel bursaries.
                                                  Information about how to apply for a bursary will be made available to
                                                  applicants after the evaluation process is underway. There should be
                                                  no financial barriers to excellence; once accepted into SHAD, they will
                                                  work with you to address any proven financial need associated with
                                                  the opportunity.

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Award                       Amount                    Criteria                                                                   Deadline                Contact

TD Scholarships for         20 Awards across          Gr. 12 students who have demonstrated community leadership, 75%                                    Apply online at
Community Leadership        Canada. Value up to       minimum GPA in their most recently completed school year,                  November 13, 2020       https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-
                            $70,000 and includes:     academically capable of entering a university or college. The focus of     (Application opens in   banking/solutions/student-
                            Up to $10,000 for         these scholarships is not primarily on rewarding the highest marks. The                            banking/community-leadership-
                            tuition per year for 4    key criterion is outstanding demonstrated community leadership.            September)              scholarship-for-canadians/
                            years, $7,500 a year      Judges sometimes spot great potential in students who have led
                            for living expenses for   wonderful small projects. Nomination from school not required.
                            4 yeas, paid summer                                                                                                          Universities Canada Ref: TD Schlarships
                            employment,                                                                                                                  for Community Leadership
                            mentorship                                                                                                                   350 Albert Street, Suite 1710 Ottawa,
                            opportunities.                                                                                                               ON K1R 1B1

University of Toronto       Several awards            Exclusive to Rotman Commerce. All students applying to the program         Automatic               www.future.utoronto.ca/current-
Rotman Commerce                                       will automatically be considered for U of T merit-based entrance                                   students/finances/scholarships
                                                      awards. Complete an Awards Profile on JOIN U to be considered for
                                                      other scholarships for which you may qualify.

University of Toronto       Covers tuition, books,    International Students (non-Canadian requiring a study permit), Gr. 12     Student OUAC            https://future.utoronto.ca/pearson
The Lester B. Pearson       incidental fees, full     student, beginning studies at the UofT in Sept. 2018, demonstrated         applicaton deadline:
International Scholarship   resource support for      exceptional academic achievement and creativity, leaders within the        Dec 14, 2020            https://future.utoronto.ca/pearson/ab
                            four years.               school.                                                                    (recommended apply      out/#about
                                                                                                                                 by Nov 7. Spaces fill
                                                                                                                                 up quickly)
                                                                                                                                 School nomination:
                                                                                                                                 Nov 30, 2020
                                                                                                                                 Student scholarship
                                                                                                                                 application deadline
                                                                                                                                 is January 18, 2021

Vimy Pilgrimage Award- 20   Fully funded, week-       The Vimy Pilgrimage Award recognizes the actions of young people           application not open    https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/progr
youth are selected                                    who demonstrate outstanding service, positive contributions, notable       yet                     ams/vimy-pilgrimage-award/
                            long educational          deeds, bravery or leadership. Their acts may have served their peers,
Walk in the Footsteps of    program in Vimy,          schools, communities, province or country.                                                         MONTREAL OFFICE
History                                               Scholastic achievement is not a criterion for this award.                                          1470 Peel Street, Suite 726
                            France.                   The Vimy Pilgrimage award consists of a fully funded, week-long                                    Montreal, QC H3A 1T1
                                                      educational program ( April 2- 10) in Vimy, France, to study Canada’s                              514-904-1007
                                                      tremendous First World War effort. This week, organized by The Vimy
                            Trip takes place in
                                                      Foundation, will include classroom education and daily field trips to                              TORONTO OFFICE
                            April (2 -10)             important First World War sites. A total of 20 students will be selected                           200 University Ave., Suite 1000
                                                      by their 500 word essays.                                                                          Toronto, ON M5H 3C6
                                                      Applications must also include two letters of support.                                             416-595-1917
                                                      Applicants must be 14–17 years of age as of April.

DECEMBER

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Award                       Amount                  Criteria                                                                     Deadline               Contact

Burger King Scholar         $1,000 to $50,000 in                                                                                 December 15, 2020      Apply online for the Burger King
                                                    Open to Grade 12 who are residents of the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico.
                            scholarships                                                                                         (opens on Oct. 15      Scholars Program at the Burger King
                                                    Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, must have a
                                                                                                                                 and closes on Dec.     Scholars Program website.
                                                    cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Be active in their community
                                                                                                                                 15 each year)          BK-SCHOLARS.COM
                                                    through volunteering, sports, clubs and or religious organizations.
                                                    Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouse or partners
                                                                                                                                                        Or
                                                    can also apply. Students DO NOT have to be employed at a Burger King
                                                                                                                                                        https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/w
                                                    Restaurant to be eligible for a scholarship.
                                                                                                                                                        ho-we-are/programs/burger-king-
                                                                                                                                                        scholars-program/

Cross Lites Essay Contest   $4,000- Ist place       The CrossLites Scholarship Contest is open to High School, College and       December 31,           http://www.crosslites.com/about-the-
                            $2,000- 2nd place       Graduate School students, as well as, international students attending       (August 1 to Dec.      contest/
                            $1,500-3rd place        international Universities. As the applicant, you will write a reflective    31)                    email:Crosslites@gmail.com
                            $1000-4th place         essay (400 - 600 words) based on one of Dr. Parker’s quotes or                                      Mail
                            $750-5th place          messages. You will be competing against students in your grade level,                               C/O Samuel Certo
                            $500 – 6th place        thus 9th-12th graders will be competing for a chance to win 1st, 2nd or                             1000 Holt Ave
                            3 lottery winners win   3rd place. There is no minimum GPA or test score requirements to                                    Winter Park, FL 32789
                            $150 each               qualify.

French for the Future       $1,000 to $12,000                                                                                    December 20, 2019      Apply online and submit your essay
                                                    Open to students in grades 10 to 12 and registered in a French
National Essay Contest      scholarships awarded                                                                                 Starts on Oct. 1 to    https://www.french-
                                                    Program. Write and submit a 750 word essay in French on this year’s
                            by 9 participating                                                                                   Dec, 2019              future.org/programs/essay-contest/
                                                    chosen theme. This year’s theme is not chosen yet.
                            post-secondary
                            institutions. See
                            website for details.

SFU Undergraduate           Various awards          Gr. 12 student, exceptional academic performance, minimum 90% GPA.           December 15, 2019      http://www.sfu.ca/students/admissio
Scholars Entrance           ranging in value from   Please indicate your Principal as your referee for the Official Transcript   (application opens     n/fees-scholarships.html
Scholarships                $10,000 up to an        Upload Function. Scholarship application is required. This is not an         on Oct 1. 2020 and
                            amount sufficient to    automatic award. Available to both domestic and international                closes on Dec. 15)
                            cover tuition and       students admitted for the fall term to any undergraduate degree.             Supporting
                            mandatory                                                                                            documentation
                            supplementary fees                                                                                   deadline is Jan. 31,
                                                                                                                                 2021

UBC Presidential Scholars   From $ $5,000 one-      Must apply to UBC and complete a Personal Profile. Students who              December 1, 2020       https://you.ubc.ca/financial-
Awards                      time awards to          excel across the board and who have demonstrated academic and                                       planning/scholarships-awards-
                            $80,000 over 4 years    leadership achievements in the arts, community, athletics and school,                               canadian-students/presidential-
                                                    Canadian citizens and permanent residents.                                                          scholars/
                                                    Students are no longer nominated for the award. Students will be
                                                    automatically considered for this Scholarship if they apply to UBC
                                                    through the online application by December 1. This is the only way to
                                                    apply for this award. The information that Canadian applicants submit
                                                    in their Academic Profile and Personal Profile sections of the online
                                                    application will be used for admissions and scholarship consideration
                                                    Automatic Award- No separate scholarship application is required.

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Award                       Amount                  Criteria                                                                   Deadline              Contact

UBC Tuum Est Experiential   $3500                   The UBC Tuum Est Experiential Award is offered to domestic students        December 1, 2020      https://you.ubc.ca/financial-
Award                                               going to UBC’s Vancouver or Okanagan campuses directly from high                                 planning/scholarships-awards-
                                                    school. A separate scholarship application is not required, but you                              canadian-students/tuum-est/
                                                    must complete UBC’s online admission application by December 1.
                                                    UBC will guide you through the diversity of exceptional opportunities
                                                    available to you at the university, and then provide you with the
                                                    support – including up to $3,500 in award money – to pursue the
                                                    endeavour of your choice.

UBC                         One-time and            The purpose of this program is to support academically qualified           December 1, 2020       https://you.ubc.ca/financial-
Centennial Scholars         renewable awards up     students who show an interest in joining the UBC community, but who                              planning/scholarships-awards-
Entrance Award              to a value of $40,000   would not otherwise be able to attend without significant financial                              canadian-students/entrance-award/
                            payable over four       assistance. Apply to UBC, submit the Centennial Scholars Entrance
                            years (full-ride        Award application, parent/guardian supporting documentation,
                            awards- value up to     reference form, financial need.
                            the full cost of        Canadian Citizen or permanent resident, entering UBC Vancouver or
                            program and living      Okanagan campus, demonstrated financial need.
                            expenses)

UNBC Early Entrance                                                                                                            December 15, 2020     https://www.unbc.ca/financial-
Awards                                                                                                                         (apply between Oct.   aid/undergraduate-awards-overview
1. UNBC President's         2 Awards $6,000,        Excellence through leadership in civic, athletic, philanthropic, and       and Dec. 15, 2019)
    Silver Anniversary      renewable at $5,500     environmental fields.
    Award for Excellence    for up to three
    in Leadership           additional
                            consecutive years.
2.   UNBC Leadership
     Award                  15 Awards $3,000        Students who have made an effort to balance their academics with
                                                    leadership activities-both within their school and their community.

University of Alberta                               High-achievers with admission averages of 95%+ and outstanding             Dec. 15 2020          https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/
Application based                                   character will be assessed for the most prestigious scholarships offered                         undergraduate/tuition-and-
scholarship: Scholastic                             by the University of Alberta.                                                                    scholarships/scholarships-and-
Distinction Scholarship                                                                                                                              awards?v=canadian

University of Alberta       100 scholarships up                                                                                December 15, 2020     https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/
                                                    Before applying for the scholarship, apply to an undergraduate degree
Application based           to $7,500                                                                                                                undergraduate/tuition-and-
                                                    program from high school at the University of Alberta, well rounded
scholarship: Entrance                                                                                                                                scholarships/scholarships-and-
                                                    students, must demonstrate exceptional leadership through school and
Leadership Scholarship                                                                                                                               awards?v=canadian
                                                    community involvement, present a minimum 80% average and be
                                                    admissible to your program of choice.

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Award                          Amount                   Criteria                                                                     Deadline               Contact

University of Alberta          $1,000 to $6,000         Automatic. No scholarship application is required. Students must be          Apply to UofA for      https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/
Admission based Academic                                entering the first year of full-time studies in an undergraduate degree      admission before       undergraduate/tuition-and-
Excellence Entrance                                     program at the University of Alberta in September.                           the application        scholarships/scholarships-and-
Scholarships                                                                                                                         deadline               awards/index.html?

University of Calgary                                   Gr. 12 students entering UofC. Application required.                                                https://www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/fin
Entrance Awards- Prestige                               Only need to complete the High School Awards application form to be                                 ances/awards-scholarships-and-
Awards Competition                                      considered for all High School Awards. Academic marks and                                           bursaries/registrar/finances/awards/p
                                                        extracurricular activities                                                                          restige
1.   Chancellor’s Club         1.   Up to $40,000       90% GPA                                                                      December 1, 2020
     Scholarships
2.   Leader in Health          2.   Up to $15,000       Students entering Bachelor of Health Sciences                                March 1, 2020
     Sciences

University of Calgary          $5,000                   Automatic consideration. No application is required.                         Automatic.             https://www.ucalgary.ca/registrar/aw
President’s Admission                                   Entering the University of Calgary in the fall term directly from high       Application for        ards/presidents-admission-scholarship
Scholarships                                            school, admission average of 95.0% or higher.                                scholarship not
                                                                                                                                     required.

University of Saskatchewan     Renewable over 4         Varies. Depends on the scholarship. Some have criteria such as –             December 15 2020.      https://admissions.usask.ca/money/sc
Best and the Brightest         years scholarship up-    Gr. 12 students graduating from a Canadian high school and                   Also apply for early   holarships.php#GuaranteedEntranceS
Entrance Scholarship           to $40,000. Several      proceeding directly from high school to university. A minimum                admission by Dec. 1    cholarships
                               awards including         average of 95%. George and Marsha Ivany President’s First & Best             2020
                               program specific         Scholarships - Applicants must submit the Description of Leadership
                               scholarships             and Extra-curricular Activities via the online application form.

JANUARY

Art Institute Best Teen Chef   $4,000 tuition           1st and 2nd place awards offered by each participating Art Institute in      January
and Culinary Scholarship       scholarship              North America.                                                                                      https://www.artinstitutes.edu/scholar
Competition                    2nd place $1,000                                                                                                             ships
                               One grand prize - trip   Submit a favorite recipe complete with a title, ingredients, instructions,
                               for two to New York      the number of servings, and presentation ideas. Include a statement
                               City VIP tour of Food    detailing your interest in studying at The Art Institutes. The statement
                               Network's studios,       must be a minimum of 500 and maximum of 1,000 words.
                               dinner at a Food
                               Network chef's               •      Adherence to entry requirements (35%);
                               restaurant, library of       •      Essay (35%);
                               Food Network
                                                            •      Appeal of finished dish (15%);
                               Kitchen's cookbooks.
                                                            •      Creative use of ingredients (15%).

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Award                           Amount                   Criteria                                                                       Deadline             Contact

Art Institute Scholarships                               Request brochure                                                               January              https://www.artinstitutes.edu/scholar
                                                                                                                                                             ships

EA- Electronic Arts Teen        10 artists can                                                                                          January 6, 2020 at   https://www.artsumbrella.com/schola
                                                         Artists aged 15 to 19, submit three examples through a link to YouTube
Animation Scholarship           participate in 15                                                                                       5 PM                 rships-bursaries/ea-scholarship/
                                                         or vimeo of your best animation or multi-media work that exhibit your
                                week program                                                                                            Details about 2021   Sara Whitney, Coordinator, Visual Arts
                                                         level of computer skills, application form, a letter of interest, portfolio,
                                valued at $700.                                                                                         program coming       604-681-5268 x 238
                                                         5-7 images and an artist statement.
                                Starting Jan. 26, 2020                                                                                  soon                  swhitney@artsumbrella.com

Beedie Luminaries. Not a        $40,000 per student                                                                                     January 20, 2020     Apply online at
                                                         Designed to help remove barriers to higher education for resilient
typical scholarship program.    /4 year                                                                                                 Apply between        https://beedieluminaries.ca/
                                                         students who face financial adversity, and to support their long-term
                                undergraduate                                                                                           November 13, 2019
                                                         success. Criteria includes resilience, determination, empathy and
                                degree. $15,000 per                                                                                     and Jan 20, 2020
                                                         purpose, as well as academic readiness, need for financial support.
                                student/2 year
                                college or trade-                                                                                       Cant find dates
                                school.
                                105 scholarships in
                                2020. Plus “Stay on
                                Track” student
                                support- network of
                                mentors, community
                                leaders and corporate
                                partners

Corpus Christi- St Mark’s       Full 2-year                                                                                             Jan. 15, 2021         https://corpuschristi.ca/our-
                                                         Dedicated, empathetic Grade 12 students who have the vision and
Entrance Scholarship:           scholarship that                                                                                        (opens Oct 15)       programs/circle-of-fellows/
                                                         desire to change the world for the better. Admission average of 85%.
Circle of Fellows Scholarship   includes tuition and
                                                         Extraordinary scholarly potential, exceptional ability, originality and
                                co-curricular support.
                                                         resourcefulness. Students can also be nominated by a representative of
                                Personalized
                                                         their school including Administrators and Counsellors, but is not
                                mentorship and
                                                         required.
                                participation in a
                                dynamic network of
                                scholars and
                                respected industry
                                leaders.
                                Guaranteed
                                opportunities for
                                internships, service,
                                and leadership.
                                Seed funding for a
                                project serving the
                                community

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Award                           Amount                   Criteria                                                                        Deadline              Contact

Loud Scholarship                20 @ $2,500 (Loud                                                                                        January 31, 2021      LOUD Business c/o
                                                         Write a letter of intent of no more than 1,000 words detailing why you
Foundation                      Scholarships)                                                                                            (applications          The Gay & Lesbian Business
                                                         should be the recipient of this award, including your financial need and
Invests in the future leaders                                                                                                            accepted from Nov.    Association of BC
                                                         how this scholarship would address that need. Provide a letter of
of the Canadian LGBTQ                                                                                                                    31 to Jan. 31 each     # 247 -280 Nelson Street
                                                         reference from two educators. Provide a copy of your most recent
Community                                                                                                                                year)                  Vancouver, BC V6B 2E2
                                                         transcripts and proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution
                                                                                                                                                                T: 604.739.4522
                                                         (once you receive it).
                                                                                                                                                               https://loudbusiness.com/

Mensa Canada Scholarship        One or more awards       Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Applicants are invited to write         January 31, 2021      http://www.mensacanada.ca/index-
Programme                       of $2,000- $3,000        a short essay (250 words) in which they detail their career plan, list          (Competition begins   e.html
                                each                     their accomplishments to date, and describe what they plan to do                in Sept 1. and ends
                                                         order to achieve their future career goals. The award is based on the           on Jan 31)
                                                         applicant’s essay.

STEAM Horizon Awards            $25,000 prize            A Canadian citizen or permanent resident, between 16 and 18 years               Jan 15, 2020          http://steamhorizonawards.ca/
(Science, Technology,           towards post-            old at the time of application, recognized for STEAM- related
Engineering, Arts and Math)     secondary education      accomplishments in a formal or informal way, have obtained, over the            Cant find 2020-21
                                You could also be        previous year of study, an academic average of 80% or higher,                   info
                                flown to Ottawa and      preparing to enroll in Fall 2020 or currently enrolled in their first year of
                                recognized for your      post-secondary education in a STEAM field at a Canadian institution (art
                                achievements at the      and design fields will only be accepted if they are integrated in science
                                STEAM Horizon            and technology).
                                Awards ceremony.         Must create a short video. Visit website for details.

TEAL Charitable Foundation      $3,000                   Graduating B.C. Grade 12 student who wishes to attend a post-                   January 31, 2021      TEAL Charitable Foundation
(TCF)                                                    secondary institution in BC;                                                                           Attention: David C. Lam/ BC TEAL ESL
David C. Lam / BC TEAL                                    Documented English language coursework at the secondary level                                        Scholarship
English Language Learner                                 [grades nine to twelve];                                                                               #206 – 640 West Broadway
Scholarship                                               Consistent improvement in academic courses at the secondary level;                                    Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1G4
                                                          School or community service                                                                          https://www.bcteal.org/teal-
                                                         Essay                                                                                                 charitable-foundation/ or

                                                                                                                                                               https://www.bcteal.org/award_schola
                                                                                                                                                               rship/david-c-lam-ell-scholarship/

Temple Sholom Youth              $3600                   Should be between the ages of 13-18 and a member of the Lower                   Jan. 24, 2020         https://www.templesholom.ca/tikkun-
Tikkun Olam Award               ($3600 is divided into   Mainland Jewish Community. Their past winners have been interested                                    olam-youth-awards/
                                two or three awards)     in climate change and the environment, in photographing and                     Cant find 2020-21     Online application
                                                         educating about wildlife in Jewish community, in encouraging girls to           info
                                                         go into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths), in baking for
                                                         patients and their families at Ronald MacDonald Houses.

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Award                         Amount                   Criteria                                                                     Deadline             Contact

UBC International             Amount varies            Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-              Jan. 15, 2021        https://you.ubc.ca/financial-
Undergraduate Entrance                                 secondary (university or college), be an international student who will                           planning/scholarships-awards-
Scholarships :                                         be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa).                                     international-students/
1.International Major                                  (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.),
Entrance Scholarship                                   demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual
(renewable for additional 3                            promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community
years of study)                                        involvement
2. Outstanding                                         All eligible candidates who apply to UBC by January 15, 2019 will be
International Student                                  automatically considered for an award.
Award (one-time award)

University of Guelph                                   90% admission average.                                                       January 25, 2021     https://admission.uoguelph.ca/topsch
National Scholarship                                                                                                                                     olarships
Program
President’s and Chancellors   $42,000
Scholarships 12 awards

FEBRUARY

Art Institutes Passion for    More than $100,000       Two categories:                                                              February             http://www.aicompetitions.com
Fashion Design Competition    in tuition to local      Fashion Design: Create 3 original apparel design sketches of an
                              winners. The grand       evening wear garment and scan them. Students will also have to                                    Request for a brochure
                              prize winners in the     submit a statement of 500 to 1,000 words that describes the purpose                               The last update was in 2013.
                              Fashion Design and       and intent of producing the work, what you intend to communicate,
                              the Fashion              and a description of your approach.
                              Marketing &
                              Merchandising and        Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management:
                              Retail Management        Create an original trend forecast board which includes a color palette,
                              categories will earn a   fabrics, and target market. Submit three photos of the forecast board
                              half-tuition             including the entire board, color palette, and fabrics. Students will also
                              scholarship to The Art   have to submit a statement of 500 to 1,000 words that includes the
                              Institutes school plus   name and inspiration of the trend forecast, why the colors of the trend
                              a trip for two to New    are significant, and the target demographics and market.
                              York City.

BCCPAC Educational Award      1 Award $ 1000           The award is open to any Grade 12 student attending a BCCPAC-                February 28, 2021    BC Confederation of Parent Advisory
BC Confederation of Parent                             member school who is planning to pursue post-secondary studies               (28 Feb each year)   Councils
Advisory Councils                                      (academic, vocational, technical or training). The awards honours a          Application opens    BCCPAC Office
                                                       well-rounded student who is involved and interested in many things           on January 1.        Suite C, 2288 Elgin Avenue
                                                       and has an understanding of the importance of parent involvement in                               Port Coquitlam BC V3C 2B2
                                                       education.                                                                                        Ph: 604 474 0524
                                                       Important: Children of current BCCPAC board members, staff, or                                    Email: info@bccpac.bc.ca
                                                       contractors are not eligible to apply for this award.                                             https://bccpac.bc.ca/index.php/memb
                                                                                                                                                         ers/awards/educational-award

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Award                       Amount               Criteria                                                                  Deadline              Contact

BC Excellence Scholarship   55 Awards $5000           •     Gr. 12 student, with graduation to occur by August 31 or       February 28, 2020     https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/
(Part of Provincial         each – scholarship              sooner of the year in which they are nominated                                       education-training/k-
Scholarships Program)       voucher to be used        • Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed immigrant)                                12/support/scholarships/provincial-
                            towards post-                   and BC resident                                                (November 29, 2019    scholarships/bc-excellence-
                            secondary tuition         • Demonstrated community service, both inside and outside            is the deadline for   scholarships
                                                            their schools, and shown aptitude and commitment to their      students to submit
                                                            chosen career paths.                                           their statement to    Apply online. Submit completed
                                                      • Have at least a:                                                   be considered for     applications to the Ministry no later
                                                 -"B" (73% or above) in their Language Arts 11 final mark                  school nomination)    than February 28, 2020.
                                                 -"B" average in final course marks that fulfill graduation requirements
                                                 of Science 11 or 12, Math 11 and Social Studies 11or 12, with no more     Aplications open
                                                 than one "C+" (67% or above) final course mark, (marks lower than         late fall 2020
                                                 “C+” are not accepted)
                                                      • Maintain a “B” or better average in Grades 11 and 12 final
                                                            course marks required for graduation
                                                 Submit a resume in the mandatory format
                                                 Provide two references, one from their community and one from their
                                                 school
                                                 In a written statement (maximum 500 words) describe how you
                                                 demonstrated one or more of the BC Curriculum Core Competencies in
                                                 your most relevant volunteer or work experiences. Core Competencies
                                                      • Communication
                                                      • Creative Thinking
                                                      • Critical Thinking
                                                      • Positive Personal & Cultural Identity
                                                      • Personal Awareness & Responsibility
                                                      • Social Responsibility
                                                 You must also address:
                                                 What led you to your most relevant community service, volunteer
                                                 activity, and/or leadership role, and
                                                 Any challenges or obstacles you encountered, and how you overcame
                                                 them and
                                                 What you learned from this experience and
                                                 How this experience will benefit you in your chosen career path.

                                                 Each school can nominate one student

                                                 You cannot win both a BC Excellence scholarship and a Pathway to
                                                 Teacher Education Scholarship.

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Award                        Amount                     Criteria                                                                     Deadline               Contact

BC School Superintendents     One award of $1,000        Criteria: academic achievement and demonstrated exemplary service            February 9, 2018       BC School Superintendents
Association (BCSSA)                                      and leadership within the school and community. Letters of reference                                Association
Grade 12 Scholarship for                                 will be required affirming the applicant’s accomplishments and efforts                              Technology Scholarship
Students Planning to Pursue                              to improve the quality of life for young people through volunteer work                              Suite 208, 1118 Homer Street
Post-Secondary Studies in                                and other activities. In addition, the applicant must submit a short, one                           Vancouver, BC V6B 6L5
Education                                                page description (450 words) of how his/her volunteer service has                                   Forms at
                                                         made a difference in the life or lives of others.                                                   https://bcssa.org/scholarships/

BC School Sports              BCSSGBA TELUS              These scholarships will be awarded to female grade 12 basketball             Feb.                   http://bcssgba.ca/scholarships/
Commission Scholarships       Scholarship program        players who demonstrate leadership qualities and skills including
BCSSGBA                       5, $2000 awards            community involvement and proven academic performance.
Category: Basketball Girls

Chinese Government Study      5 Full and 10 partial      Available for high school students (and students holding advanced            Feb.                   http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studyabro
Abroad Scholarship            scholarships.              degrees) wishing to enroll in post-secondary studies (or post-graduate                              ad/chinese-government-
                              Full scholarship           studies) in China.                                                                                  scholarship.htm
                              covers tuition, living
                              expenses etc.

cmolik Foundation             $40,000 for books                                                                                       February 7, 2021       https://www.thecmolikfoundation.co
                                                         Be a current resident of BC, have lived in Canada for at least 7 years, be
Scholarship                   and tuition for an                                                                                                             m/scholarships/
                                                         in Grade 12 or a recent secondary school graduate, have demonstrated
                              undergraduate degree                                                                                    (November 29, 2020
                                                         financial need, have faced adversity, plan to be a full-time student, be
                              or equivalent.                                                                                          is the deadline for
                                                         ineligible for the BC Tuition Waiver Program (for former youth in care),
                              Students receiving                                                                                      students to submit
                                                         use funding for a post-secondary institution, trade or college, and be
                              scholarship funding                                                                                     their names to be
                                                         endorsed by their school principal. Student’s proven resilience in the
                              greater than $2,500                                                                                     considered for
                                                         face of adversity, their positive work ethic, their academic suitability,
                              per semester from                                                                                       school nomination)
                                                         their contributions to their community, the clarity of their educational
                              another agency will
                                                         goals, their focused commitment, their fit with the organization, and
                              result in a reduction in
                                                         the support of their references. Each school can nominate one
                              payment.
                                                         application.

CWA Foundation                20-25 secondary                                                                                         Feb.                   8260 Parkhill Drive, Milton, Ontario
                              students from across       Gr. 12 student applying for a certified welding program offered by a         (application will be   L9T 5V7
                              Canada                     publically funded Canadian post-secondary learning institution.              opening in early       1 800 844 6790 ext. 241
                              $500 each                  Students who have already graduated are also eligible to apply               2019)                  Email: Deborah.mates@cwbgroup.ca
                                                         provided their date of high school completion was later than January 1                              https://www.cwbweldingfoundation.o
                                                                                                                                                             rg/awards/secondary-school-award
                                                         2018. Students enrolled in 1st period apprenticeship welding or pre-
                                                         employment welding can aslo apply.

French Language Bursary       $2,200 bursary that        Must be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the program,            February 15, 2020      https://www.myexplore.ca/en/
Program –                     covers most expenses       Canadian citizen or permanent resident, have been a full-time student        (Early application
Five week intensive           – tuition, materials,      for at least one term during the current school year. Anyone who             deadline is Feb. 15)
language immersion            meals,                     meets the criteria and submits the documents by the deadline will be         Registration open
program                       accommodation              entered in the bursary lottery draw.                                         from Oct.

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Award                        Amount                   Criteria                                                                  Deadline               Contact

Future Aces Nationals        20 to 30 Awards          Applicants must exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities as represented    February 25, 2019      Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces
Citizenship & Scholarship    $1,000 scholarships      in the Future ACES Philosophy: Attitude, Ability, Action, Achievement,                           Foundation
Program                      (Since their founding    Co-operation, Courage, Confidence, Education, Example, Service,                                  7170 Warden Avenue, Unit 2
Herbert H. Carnegie Future   they have awarded        Sportsmanship                                                                                    Markham, ON L3R 8B2
Aces Foundation              $800,000 in              Extensive community service & volunteerism, humanitarium                                         http://futureaces.org/what-we-do/
                             scholarships.            causes(150 hours or more). Financial need. Graduating students, aged                             or
                             Developed 2,500          16-24.                                                                                           http://futureaces.org/what-we-do/3-
                             young leaders at their   Hold Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status, landed                                     2-scholarships/
                             leadership               immigrant or refuge status.
                             conferences.

Huron University College     Up to 10 National                                                                                  Febuary 15, 2020       https://huronatwestern.ca/scholarshi
Huron at Western             Scholarships             Huron requires applicants to be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.                          ps-bursaries-grants
Hellmuth Scholarships        Full tuition renewable   Midyear average of 90% or higher. Demonstrated passion for student
                             for up to four years     life through community leadership, volunteer service, passion for arts,
                                                      athletics, etc.

Kin Canada Bursaries         72 Awards $1,000         Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and             February 1, 2021       http://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries
                             each                     planning to register full-time at a recognized university, community      Application opens
                                                      college, technical institute or other post-secondary institution.         early fall
                                                      Community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and             (aplications due Feb
                                                      financial need.                                                           1 every year)

McMaster Engineering         Over $1,000,000 in       Academic performance, demonstrated leadership experience and              February 14, 2020       Apply online
Entrance Scholarship         scholarships and         attributes, involvement in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities                          https://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/future-
                             research awards          in the community. Eligible programs: Bachelor of Technology,                                     students/undergraduate-entrance-
                                                      Computer Science, Engineering 1 and Integrated Biomedical                                        scholarships
                                                      Engineering & Health Sciences.

McMaster Engineering Big     1 award $12,000, 6       Minimum Eligibility: Academic performance - Admissions average of
Ideas Entrance Scholarship   awards $3,000.           94% or higher. Demonstrated leadership experience and attributes,
                                                      involvement in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities in the
                                                      community. Letters of reference.

McMaster University                                   Academic performance – must meet required admission average for           February 14,2020       https://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/future-
                             38 awards
Dean's Excellence Entrance                            the award (typically a minimum of 94%), demonstrated leadership                                  students/undergraduate-entrance-
Scholarships                 $7,500 each              experience and attributes, involvement in extra-curricular and / or                              scholarships
                                                      volunteer activites in the community. Eligible programs: Bachelor of
                                                      Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Integrated Biomedical
                                                      Engineering & Health Sciences.

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Award                   Amount                Criteria                                                                       Deadline               Contact

McMaster University     Vaule of $6,000       All scholarships winners will receive a Research Experience Award,                                    https://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/future-
Undergraduate Summer    More than 80          which will guarantee a job working with a professor or a start-up in the                              students/undergraduate-entrance-
Research Experience     summer research       summer after your first year!                                                                         scholarships
Awards                  awards

McMaster University     $500 to $2,500                                                                                       Automatic. No          https://academiccalendars.romcmaste
                                              Automatic. No separate scholarship application is required. Awards are
Entrance Awards                                                                                                              separate scholarship   r.ca/content.php?catoid=38&navoid=8
                                              assessed automatically if your final admission average to your program
                                                                                                                             application is         089#entrance-automatically-assessed
                                              is 80% or above.
                                                                                                                             required.

Pathway to Teacher      20 awards of $5,000    Demonstrated commitment and aptitude for a career path in K-12                Feb. 28, 2020          https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/
Education Scholarship   each                   teaching.                                                                                            education-training/k-
PTES                                                • be in your graduating year with graduation to occur by August                                 12/support/scholarships/provincial-
                                                          31 or sooner of the year in which you are applying.                                       scholarships/pathway-to-teacher-
                                                    • Be eligible for a BC Certificate of Graduation and fulfill                                    education-scholarship
                                                          graduation requirements by August 31, 2019
                                                    • have at least a B (73% or above) in your Language Arts 11 final                               Completed applications must be
                                                                                                                                                    submitted to the Ministry no later
                                                          mark
                                                                                                                                                    than February 28, 2020 to:
                                                    • have at least a B average in final course marks that fulfill the
                                                          graduation requirements of science 11 or 12, math 11, and
                                                                                                                                                    Provincial Scholarships Program
                                                          social studies 11 or 12, with no more than one C+ (67% or
                                                                                                                                                    Ministry of Education
                                                          above) final course mark, (marks lower than C+ are not
                                                                                                                                                    PO Box 9886 Stn Prov Govt
                                                          accepted).
                                                                                                                                                    Victoria BC V8W 9T6
                                                    • maintain a B average or better in all Grade 11 and Grade 12
                                                          final course marks required for graduation
                                                    • Resume in the mandatory format
                                                    • Two reference letters, one from your community and one
                                                          from your school
                                                    • A written statement, max. 500 words, which describes why
                                                          you want to be a teacher
                                              The vouchers can be redeemed when the student is registered and
                                              attending an approved teacher education program at one of the
                                              following nine Faculties of Education in BC: S. F. U., T. W.U, T. R.U,
                                              U.F.V., U. B. C., University of British Columbia – Okanagan, U. N. B. C., U.
                                              Vic., V. I. U.

                                              You can't win both a Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship and
                                              a BC Excellence Scholarship.

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Award                      Amount                   Criteria                                                                     Deadline                 Contact

RBC Indigenous Student     10 awards of up to       RBC awards 10 scholarships in two categories for: Status Indian, a Non-      February 28, 2020.
                                                                                                                                                          http://aboriginalstudents.ca/site-
Awards Program             $4,000 each for 2 to 4   status Indian, Inuit or Métis. Aboriginal students who have at least 2       Open from Dec. 1,
                                                                                                                                                          sponsors/rbc/
                           years                    years remaining in their post-secondary studies, personal and                2019
                                                    academic achievements, individual financial need.                                                     or
                                                    Two categories:
                                                    1. majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry                                 www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
                                                    2. majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry.

Royal Bank Scholarships    5 @ $10,000 each         Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Open to graduating grade 12          February Open from       Royal Bank
                           (2 @ $10,000 each        students entering a public post-secondary institution in the Fall or a       November.                http://scholarships.rbc.com/Overview.
                           for RBC Student          current post-secondary student continuing full-time studies. Minimum                                  aspx
                           Clients)                 GPA of 70%.
                           Plus Me to We trip       Criteria: Extra-curricular activities: Essay answers:

Schulich Leader            50 awards                Each high school (and Cegep) in Canada can nominate one student.             February 19, 2020 -      Schulich Leader Scholarships
Scholarships-              25 scholarships,         1. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.               deadline for student     Sherman Campus
Creating the next          valued at $100,000       2. Demonstrates at least two of the three selection criteria:                application.             4600 Bathurst Street, 5th Floor
generation of technology   each, for students            ii. Academic excellence                                                                          Toronto, Ontario M2R 3V2
innovators                 pursuing an                   iv. Leadership- community, business or entrepreneurial                  Nov. 15 2019 is the      604.416.634.3083
                           engineering degree.           v. Financial need                                                       deadline for             info@uja.schulichleaders.com
                           25 scholarships,         3.Entrepreneurial minded                                                     students to submit
                           valued at $80,000        4. Intending to pursue a career in technology, innovation, engineering       their essays for self-   www.schulichleaders.com
                           each, for students       or scientific research.                                                      nomination.
                           studying science,        5. Enrol at one of their partner universities in an eligible STEM
                           technology or math.      program.                                                                     Jan.29 2020-
                           (distributed by 20       6. Not planning a career as a medical practitioner or medical                deadline for school
                           participating            researcher. This includes doctors, dentists, nurses, psychologists,          nomination.
                           universities)            pharmacists, optometrists etc. This is for entrepreneurial-minded            Students can access
                           Recognition on a         innovators outside of the medical community.                                 their application
                           national stage                                                                                        only after school
                           Increased access to                                                                                   nomination.
                           summer
                           jobs/internships

Terry Fox Humanitarian     Approx. 20 awards of     True humanitarians, who are compassionate and altruistic in their            February 1, 2020         Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
Award Program              $28,000                  intentions to improve the life of others and human welfare overall,                                   Program
                           $7,000 annually          ability to inspire, make a positive impact. Consideration will be given to                            8888 University Drive,
                           (renewable for up to     candidates who experienced and overcame what others might                                             Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6
                           4 years)                 consider an insurmountable obstacle. To be used for first university                                  Tel. 778 782 3057
                                                    degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution                                            terryfox@sfu.ca
                                                    Canadian citizens or landed immigrants                                                                http://terryfoxawards.ca/

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Award                          Amount                  Criteria                                                                Deadline                Contact

Top 20 Under 20 Award          20 Awards               OPEN TO STUDENTS AT ALL SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADE LEVELS                   February                email: top20under20@plancanada.ca
Plan Canada                    Recognition as a Top    Applicants must be CDN citizens or landed immigrants under the age of   (current info. not
                               20 Under 20™ winner     20 who have records of innovation, leadership and achievement, of       yet available)          http://plancanada.ca/top-20-under-20
                               through various         meeting personal challenges, and of making a difference in school or
                               media outlets.          the larger community
                               All expense paid trip   Endorsement by “innovation sponsor”
                               to Toronto for the
                               Top 20 Under 20™
                               ceremony.
                               Leadership
                               development and
                               access to a mentor
                               Career Coaching

Toyota Earth Day               20 awards of $5,000     Gr. 12 student                                                          February                Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program
Scholarship Program            each                    Demonstrated extracurricular activities and academic excellence and     Current info. not yet   111 Peter Street, Suite 503
                               Top award also          an exceptional commitment to the environment.                           available               Toronto, ON M5V 2H1
                               receives a Pansonic     This award is to recognize and celebrate the outstanding                                        www.earthday.ca/scholarship or
                               Notebook computer       environmental contributions that youth in Canada make in their                                  www.toyota.ca
                                                       communities.

University of Toronto          Amounts vary            See website for specific criteria.                                      February Deadline       http://www.adm.utoronto.ca/awards/
Financial need, academic                                                                                                       to submit awards        admission-scholarships/
merit, demonstrated                                                                                                            profile
leadership and other special
criteria awards.

University of Waterloo         Several awards          Automatic scholarships based on high school grades, Euclid Math         Automatic.
Faculty of Mathematics         One time awards of      contest results and Admisison Information Form (IAF).                                           https://uwaterloo.ca/math/future-
Entrance Scholarships          $1000 to $3000          No separate scholarship application is required. Just apply for                                 undergraduates/funding-and-
                               Renewable $5000 to      admission to U of W, Faculty of Math Programs.
                               $10,000 over 4 years.                                                                                                   awards/entrance-scholarships

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Award                    Amount                  Criteria                                                                 Deadline                Contact

University of Waterloo   1.Mathematical          1.Applicant to a full-time honours program in the Faculty of             February 3, 2020        https://uwaterloo.ca/math/future-
Faculty of Mathematics   National Scholarships   Mathematics (excluding Software Engineering (SE) and Computing and       Application required    undergraduates/funding-and-
Olympaid, National and   Up to 15 awards         Financial Management (CFM)                                               for all four of these   awards/faculty-mathematics-
Global Scholarships.     $12,000 to $25,000.     Outstanding scholastic standing; grasp of the broader view of            scholarships.           entrance-scholarships or
                         Spread equally over     technology - its applications and significance; entrepreneurial or
                         eight academic terms    pioneering spirit with demonstrated entrepreneurial activities; strong
                                                 interpersonal skills; and energetic, curious. Canadian Citizen or                                https://uwaterloo.ca/math/sites/ca.m
                                                 permanent resident.                                                                              ath/files/uploads/files/2020_faculty_o
                         2.Mike & Ophelia                                                                                                         f_mathematics_scholarship_applicatio
                         Lazaridis Olympiad      2. Any Faculty of Mathematics program (except SE, CFM, BBA/BCS,                                  n.pdf
                         Scholarship 4 awards    BBA/BMath, or ELAS). Canadian citizen, permanent resident,
                         of full                 international.
                         tuition/residence/
                         meals/books

                         3.CIBC National
                         Scholarship- 1 award    BBA/BCS, BBA/BMath, Computer Science. Canadian Citizen or
                         of $25,000 spread       permanent resident.
                         over 8 terms

                         4.Mathematics Global
                         Scholarships            4.Any Faculty of Mathematics program (except SE or CFM)
                         Up to 15 awards of      Only for international students.
                         $12,000 to $25,000
                         spread over 8 terms

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Award                       Amount                   Criteria                                                                  Deadline            Contact

Western University          Various amounts up       National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence.     February 14, 2020   https://registrar.uwo.ca/student_fina
Entrance Awards             to $65,000               Outstanding academic performance, demonstrate ability for creative                            nces/scholarships_awards/admission/
National Scholarships                                and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning,                             national_scholarship_program.html
Program                                              exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities such as the arts
1.President’s Entrance      5 at $65,000 ($20,000    and athletics, commitment to community service through ongoing
Scholarships                for year one, $15,000    contributions to school and community life.
                            annually for years       With the exception of the International President’s Entrance
                            two to four) and;        Scholarship applicants, National Scholarship applicants must be
                            Up to 15 at $50,000      Canadian Citizens or a Permanent Resident of Canada. Minimum
                            ($10,000 annually,       overall academic average of 90% on all Grade 12U/M courses (or
                            plus $10,000 towards     equivalent). National Scholarships are available only at Western's main
                            first year residence)    campus and Faculty Entrance Scholarships are available only within the
                                                     faculty for which the scholarship has been awarded. Apply to Western
                                                     University (main campus) to be considered for these scholarships and
2.Beryl Ivey Continuing     1 award 72,000;          you must register as a full-time student. The Beryl Ivey Continuing
Entrance Award              payable $18,000 per      Entrance Award has a financial need component. A supplemental
                            year for a four years.   application in addition to the National Scholarship application is
                                                     required for students to be considered.
3.Faculty Entrance          15 at $30,000 (12.000
Scholarships                for year one, $6,000     See website for details about other awards.
                            annually for years
                            two to four, plus
                            $6,000 towards first
                            year residence)

4. National Merit Awards    50 awards- $2,000-
                            one time award

Western University          3 at $50,000 ($20,000    International student. Must have obtained a minimum overall               Feb. 20, 2020       https://registrar.uwo.ca/student_fina
Entrance Awards             for year one, $10,000    academic average of 90% on all Grade 12U/M courses (or equivalent).                           nces/scholarships_awards/admission/
National Scholarships       annually for years                                                                                                     national_scholarship_program.html
Program                     two to four)
International President’s
Entrance Scholarship

MARCH

Agnes Jack Scholarship      $1,000 awards            Post-secondary education for ringette players, coaches and officials      March               http://www.ringette.ca/
Award                                                who demonstrate a strong commitment to the sport of ringette.

BC Association of Health-   $1,000                                                                                             March               https://bchealthcareaux.org/volunteer
                                                     Volunteer service to an accredited health-related facility (minimum
Care Auxiliaries            Scholarship/bursary                                                                                -no update yet.     ing/
                                                     100 hours). Career Prep does not count as volunteer hours. Gr. 12
(BCAHA)
                                                     student, intention to enrol in further education, GPA 3.0 or higher,
                                                     need for financial assistance.

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