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 Important Information Session Dates and Deadlines

 

October 13 How to Tips for Post-Secondary Applications Last Name: A-K 2:30-3:30
     
October 14 How to Tips for Post-Secondary Applications Last Name: L-Z 2:30-3:30
     
October 22 North Island Post Secondary Tour Session 1 3:30-5:00; Session 2 7:00-8:30
     
October 25 Horatio Algers Online Application Deadline
     
November  13 Schulich Leadership Scholarship Application Deadline
     
November  13 TD Scholarships for community Leadership Application Deadline
     
November 18 Virtual Fair with BC Post-Secondary Institutions 2:00-6:00
     
November 19 Virtual Fair with BC Post-Secondary Institutions 3:00-7:00
     
November  26 North Island Post Secondary Tour Session 3:30-5:00; Session 2 7:00-8:30
     
     
     
     

 

 

 

Ideas for Success

1)  Volunteerism – community, school (Important to give service/give back to others/ Be creative)

2)  Leadership activities

3)  Keep a record of all applications/essays (you can tweak information to use again)

4)  Terms:    Bursary = financial need      Scholarship = academic standing

5)  Reference Letters – from employers, teachers, coaches, close family friends (not relatives!)

 

Early Scholarships:  very competitive

 

1)  Horatio Algers - $5000 Online application.    Deadline: Oct 25,2020   Experienced adversity in your life.

https://horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/about-our-scholarships-programs/provincial-programs/

 

2) LORAN Award – $100,000 https://apply.loranscholar.ca/

      -  School Sponsored Candidates (only 3) - complete school application form by Oct 1, 2020 by 3:30 PM

If selected, complete online application.   Deadline: October 15, 2020

      -  Direct Pool Candidates – Online application   Deadline: October 22, 2020

 

3)  Schulich Leadership Scholarship - $100,000   STEM programs at post-secondary

      Career choices: technology, engineering, entrepreneurship/business, applied scientific research

       https://www.schulichleaders.com/apply?section=student

      -  School Sponsored Candidates (only 1) - complete school application form by Nov 13, 2020 by 3:30 PM

If selected, complete online application.   Deadline: January 27, 2021

 

4)  TD Scholarships for Community Leadership– up to $10,000 for 4 years.  Deadline: Nov 13, 2020

https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/solutions/student-advice/how-to-apply-for-td-scholarships/

 

School/School District Based: applications available beginning of Feb 2021   Deadline – March 2021   TBA

1)  Isfeld Bursaries – donated by various community groups

2)  District Authority Awards – $1250 voucher

 

BC Ministry Scholarships:

1)  BC Achievement Scholarships – top 8000 students in BC will receive $1250 voucher. No application.

2)  BC Excellence Scholarship – One student will be nominated by the school (no application).  There are 55   

      scholarships available to recognize well-rounded B.C. graduates.  $5,000 voucher

3)  Pathway to Teacher Education - $5000 voucher. Must attend an approved K-12 teacher education program

      at one of BC’s nine Faculties of Education.  For application form, eligibility requirements and application

      deadline go to:

https://w ww2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/scholarships/provincial-scholarships/pathway-to-teacher-education-scholarship

 

www.educationplanner.ca

1) Research BC post-secondary programs

2) Apply to most BC institutions through this site

3) Financial Aid information

 

Important Upcoming Sessions

1)  How-To Session – Tips for Post-Secondary Applications (including using BC Transcript Services)

               Date/Time:  Flex Time 2:30-3:30   October 13 or 14.

2)  Virtual Fair with BC Post Secondary Institutions

Nov 18 (2:00 – 6:00 PM) and Nov 19 (3:00 – 7:00 PM)

Info and link will be sent home to parents and students via email.

 

Click HERE  to Explore Helpful Websites for Scholarships & Bursaries

Click  HERE  to Explore Helpful Websites for Scholarships