National Scholarship Information
Apply now to Face of Today's Self-Investment Scholarship! Two multi-year $5,000 scholarships towards post-secondary schooling are available to those eligible, who submit an essay on how they have invested in their mental health and wellbeing during a time of crisis.
The Self-Investment Scholarship is eligible to students:
a. Graduating from Grade 12 or a successful high school graduate
b. Accepted or enrolled in a recognized college or university program, job skills training program, apprenticeship program or other vocational program (proof of enrolment will be required for final payment)
c. Able to demonstrate the need for financial assistance for their study program, and
d. Submit an application form including a 2500 word essay about a time when you prioritized or invested in your mental health and wellbeing during a time of crisis
DEADLINE: This application MUST be submitted by Tuesday August 4, 2020 to be considered
Visit: http://www.faceoftoday.ca/selfinvestmentscholarship to submit your essay.
Face of Today was created in 2009, with the hopes that all youth and their communities have access to mental health resources and education. In 2019, the Face of Today Resource Centre was opened in Gastown, to provide programming in arts, fitness and wellness to at-risk youth. Our mission is to invest in strategic partnerships with aligned organizations, co-creating and delivering youth-centered programs that foster resilience, personal development, and a mindset of giving back.
The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia was pleased to award five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2019/2020 school year. Our association is comprised of administrative and management personnel of school districts who are responsible for construction, maintenance and custodial services, etc.
These bursaries are offered to secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post-secondary educational institution in the 2020/2021 term. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs.
Preference will be given to students entering the fields of engineering, architecture, or building technology. Should there not be suitable applications received in these fields, students in other courses of study will be considered, however, all applicants MUST be dependents of school district employees in the school plant area (i.e. Maintenance or Custodial).
Download [ 2020 Bursary Information - pdf ]
Download [ 2020 Bursary Application Form - pdf ]
The deadline for receipt of bursary applications was April 30, 2020.
Important: Please read this section before starting your application.
- A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff ; and
- A current or prospective post-secondary or higher learning student who is enrolled, registered or planning to attend an eligible educational institution  in 2020.
- One job should be enough! How does precarious work impact workers and why is decent work so important?
- What are the impacts of work on the mental health of workers and what can employers and unions do to support workers' mental health?
- What does Reconciliation between Indigenous and settler peoples mean to you?
The deadline for submitting your applications is at midnight on Sunday, May 3, 2020.
Clean Energy BC (CEBC) is pleased to be offering a student scholarship of $1,000. The scholarship is available for students who are interested in pursuing a future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution.
Must be a BC secondary student (full-time, currently enrolled) that is graduating in 2020.
• Applicants must submit a 1-2 page paper (approximately 500 words) responding to the following question:
“Why is clean energy important to me as a young person in BC?”
• Please cite any relevant experience with projects, volunteering, or community work, and indicate any future plans for involvement. Be sure to indicate the post-secondary institutions you have applied to, as well as any acceptances you have received!
• Applicants must additionally provide one letter of reference (must not be a relative). This could be from a teacher, a community representative, a religious/spiritual teacher, or a coach. The reference letter should speak to your character as a person.
• Please do not forget to provide your contact information – address, phone number, and e-mail.
Deadline: Thursday, May 14th, 2020
Please submit your application as a PDF document by email to: email@example.com
Coast Capital Savings - Standing Tall Award
April 3 Deadline for students to submit applications to their school counsellor.
April 17 School to have selected an application from their school to be forwarded to the SBO for final selection by the Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Please include a tally of applications received by your school.
May 4 Deadline for the School District to inform Coast Capital Savings of their Education Award winner and a backup (in case the student declines or does not meet the eligibility requirements).
- Every high school in Canada may nominate one student per academic year
- Nomination deadline is January 29, 2020