September Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
Loran Award (Canadian Merit Foundation) ***Students must be nominated for this award***
An award for character, service and leadership. Please hand in completed reference requests to your counsellor by October 10th
OR Direct Pool Deadline: October 24th, 2019
October Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
2019 University of Toronto National Book Award/Scholarship Program ***Students must be nominated for this award***
A nominated scholarship based on exceptional academic and extracurricular achievement for a student who will attend the University of Toronto. Scholarship targets those students (Canadian Citizens/Permanent Residents) who will be ready to begin university study in September 2020.
Deadline: Please see your counsellor by October 15th, 2018.
Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarship
Seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, and a desire to contribute to society. Receive up to $10,000 for post-secondary studies.
Deadline: October 25th, 2019
November Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
University of Toronto National Scholarship Program
Must be a Canadian secondary school student intending to begin university the following academic year; Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person who demonstrates superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context.
Deadline: October 24th, 2019
University of Toronto - The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships ***Students must be nominated for this award***
Must be an international student currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2018; and beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2019.
Deadline: Please see your counsellor by November 29th, 2019.
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership
Awarded to students across Canada who have shown exceptional initiative in making a meaningful and lasting difference in their community. Each scholarship includes four years of tuition at any approved university or college in Canada, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year; $7500 per year towards living expenses; and offers of summer employment
Deadline: November 15th, 2019
December Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
UBC Presidential Scholars Awards
The Presidential Scholars Award program offers the most prestigious awards available to students who are entering UBC, including a one-time award of approximately $5,000 and renewable awards of up to $60,000 payable over four years.
Deadline: December 1st, 2019
UBC Centennial Scholarship Entrance Award (CSEA)
For students with financial need.
Deadline: December 1st, 2019
January Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
Schulich Leader Scholarships *** Students must be nominated for this award ***
For students enrolling in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) areas of study. Deadline:
Students wanting to be nominated for this award must hand in their application package to their counsellor by January 15th
University of Guelph National Scholarships
For students applying to the University of Guelph, scholarships valued at $42,000 each and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of Guelph's leading professors.
Deadline: January 25th, 2020
University of King's College - Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills, and involvement in school and/or community activities. Total award is $50,000. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and be entering the first year of the Foundation Year Program (FYP) at the University of King's College.
Deadline: January 15th, 2020
University of King's College - Major Entrance Scholarships
Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships
Dr. Carrie Best Scholarship
Harrison McCain Award
Colin Starnes Award
King's Theatrical Society Award
Choral and Organ Scholarships
Deadline: January 15th, 2020
Beedie Luminaries Scholarship Program
Program offers scholarships, mentorship and summer paid-internship opportunities to promising students facing financial adversity.
Deadline: January 20th, 2020
February Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
The Cmolik Foundation Scholarships
Students who have lived in Canada for at least seven years and have experienced adversity in their lives are eligible to apply. They may not have top grades through high school but must be capable of succeeding at the post-secondary level. Application must be endorsed by secondary school.
Deadline: February 7th of every year
BC Aboriginal Student Awards
Program Assists Aboriginal Students to complete post secondary education
Deadline: February 28th
The British Columbia School Superintendents Association will award six regional scholarships to students planning to pursue post-secondary studies.
Deadline: February 9th, 2018
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
Open to students of all abilities; recipients are selected for their dedication to humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox, their courage in overcoming obstacles, and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. Scholarship Value: $28,000 dispersed over 4 years.
Deadline: February 1st of every year
March Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
Canadian Iranian Foundation Scholarship
Assist immigrant students who wish to pursue their academic goals. Scholarship value: $1000
Deadline: March 15th
Capilano University Scholarships
Capilano University offers various entrance scholarships with varying amounts.
Deadline: March 1st of every year
Violet Richardson Award
Soroptimist International of Vancouver recognizes young women between ages 14 and 17 who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts.
Deadline: March 31st, 2020
April Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
The Kindness Foundation of Canada Nadine Marshall Scholarship
To recognize exceptional high school graduating students who are inspired by the vision of a kinder world and committed to making a difference. The recipient of the scholarship will receive $1000 to assist in their post-secondary education. Application and information available on the scholarship board in the counselling office.
Deadline: April 16th, 2020
Coast Capital Savings Standing Tall Award
Supports youth who have faced adversity and not only risen up against the odds, but are demonstrating a commitment to continue their education. Award value is $3500.
Deadline: April 15th, 2020 to your counsellor
Dr. Katharine Borgen Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics
The family of Katharine Borgen has established an annual award of $2000 to be given to a Grade 12 student who has excelled in their Mathematics courses and is planning post-secondary study in Mathematics or Mathematics Education. Details and information is posted on the Scholarships/Awards bulletin in the counselling lounge.
Deadline: April 26th, 2019
(EFMABC) Educational Facility Managers Association of BC Bursaries
5 $1000 bursaries will be offered to graduates of 2018/2019 year. All applicants MUST be dependents of school district employees in the school facilities area (i.e. Maintenance or Custodial)
Deadline: April 30th, 2020
Scholarships for post-secondary studies undertaken by BCGEU members, staff and their families. Scholarships offered are $2000 for full-time and $1000 for part-time studies.
Deadline: Midnight on May 3rd, 2020
Howard Legacy Youth Fund and AFABC Youth Bursary
$1000 bursaries established with the Adoptive Families Association of BC to cover post-secondary programming for youth in/from foster care in BC, or who have been adopted.
Deadline: April 30, 2020
May Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
UFCW & OFG Joint Diversity Scholarship
Ten scholarships valued at $1000 each to individuals who have played a significant role in diversity initiatives in their school and/or community.
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Queen Mary Elementary School Student Achievement Award
Open to Queen Mary alumni who can demonstrate not only academic achievement, but also a history of contributing to their community. Award value: $750.
Deadline: Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Phillip Paulson Scholarship Award
Open to graduating students with the aim of providing financial support to a Vancouver School Board student in their pursuit of post-secondary education leading to a university degree. Award value is $1000. Details and information posted on the Scholarship Board in the counselling lounge or please see Ms. Chen for details.
Deadline: Applications to be received by Friday, May 17th, 2019
SOAR Philanthropic Society
A youth led non profit organization, providing scholarships and educational resources to local high school students. This year the organization will be giving out over $35,000 in scholarship funds to graduating students for the categories of academics, adversity, arts, entrepreneurship, health and mindfulness, leadership, law and social justice, sports, trades, and more. Each scholarship is $1,000. Students can Deadline: May 31, 2019.
Jules Quesnel Elementary School Elaine Bellam Scholarship
Open to students who are alumni of Jules Quesnel. This award has a value of $250. Details and information are posted on the Scholarship Board in the counselling lounge or please see Ms. Chen for details.
Deadline: Application to be received by Friday, May 31st, 2019
June Scholarships, Awards, and Contests
The NUPGE offers five scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. Each scholarship is worth $1500:
Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for Indigenous Students
Scholarship for Students of Colour
Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship
Tommy Douglas Scholarship
Deadline: July 6th, 2020