External Scholarships and Bursaries A-B
Designated for students of Aboriginal ancestry
Designated for students with a disability
A PLACE FOR MOM, INC.
AMOUNT: 5 awards at $1,000 each
AVAILABLE TO: Undergraduate and graduate students in a medical, nursing, or social sciences related major.
ABBOTSFORD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
The Abbotsford Foundation administers a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries for students at participating secondary schools in the Abbotsford School district. To apply, grade 12 students should contact their school counselling centre. All applications must be submitted in early March.
ADZE YBRANT SCHOLARSHIP
AVAILABLE TO: A student enrolled full-time in a Canadian or U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program (U.S. territories are excluded). Student must be 18 years or older and be a Canadian or American citizen or lawful permanent resident residing in the US or Canada.
AGASSIZ - HARRISON ROD & GUN CLUB BURSARY PROGRAM
AVAILABLE TO: Student(s) in the Eastern Fraser Valley (East of, but not including, Abbotsford and Maple Ridge as far East of, and including, Hope and Yale). Studying or planning to study in one of the following fields in a degree or certificate program;
Wild life conservation, biology or management
Fisheries biology or management
Agriculture, forming or livestock management
Forest or range management
FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION CONTACT:
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org or Brian Weeks email@example.com
THE AGORAPULSE SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
AVAILABLE TO: All high school or university students of all majors in all countries. See website for details.
ALLIANCE FOR EQUALITY OF BLIND CANADIANS (formally, National Federation of the Blind: Advocates for Equlity)
AVAILABLE TO: AEBC offers scholarships each year to recognize outstanding blind, deaf-blind, and partially sighted post-secondary school students.Attending a post-secondary programme (college, university or vocational) within the period of September to April, with a full-time course load or at a 40% course load when accompanied by an explanation. Students at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels as well as those in training programs, educational upgrading, and taking courses in the performing arts are encouraged to apply
ANN DAVIS TRANSITION SOCIETY'S LAUREL LANG MEMORIAL BURSARY
AVAILABLE TO: A full-time student who is a single parent in a social services discipline and planning to work in the field of abuse prevention benefiting a diverse population.
For more information and how to apply please visit: Laurel Lang Memorial Bursary
ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL BIOLOGISTS SCHOLARSHIP
AVAILABLE TO: A student who is the son or daughter, spouse, niece, nephew, granddaughter or grandson of a member in good standing of the Association, or a student member of the APB, or Biologist in Training, or an R.P. Bio, in good standing, who is returning to university to pursue a higher degree.
The Association of Professional Biologists of British Columbia
Suite 205-733 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3C7
Telephone or Fax: (250) 383-3306
ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF CANADA AWARDS
Corporate Scholarships for Employees’ Dependents
AVAILABILITY: These scholarships are restricted to dependents of employees of the following companies or organizations. Scholarships are awarded mainly on the basis of academic excellence, with some eligibility criteria. For information on a specific organization’s scholarship program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
AUCC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
AVAILABLE TO: Student with a documented permanent disability, studying full-time leading to a first undergraduate degree.
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS
Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Award
AVAILABLE TO: Students enrolled in an automotive aftermarket industry-related program or curriculum at a Canadian college or university. This includes students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice. It also includes studies in any of the following automotive sectors: auto body, hard parts, heavy duty, or motive power (machinists).
DEADLINE: November 30
APPLICATION FROM: Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Award
AIA and the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Program
AVAILABLE TO: Applicants who are either a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the past two years pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket.
DEADLINE: June 15
APPLICATION FROM: AIA and GAAS Scholarship Program
Hans McCorriston Motive Power Machinist Grant Program
AVAILABLE TO: For students in a machinist course in Canada.
Automotive Industries Association of Canada
1272 Wellington Street,
Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A7
TELEPHONE: (613) 728-5821 FAX: (613) 728-6021
BARRY SULLIVAN Q. C. MEMORIAL BURSARY
AVAILABLE TO: Students pursuing a degree in one of the three following disciplines: law, social work and education.
Successful applicants should meet the following criteria:
1) Be enrolled full-time at a degree granting post-secondary institution in BC,
2) Have completed first year of studies. Graduate students are welcome to apply,
3) Should demonstrate strong/high academic standing at the post-secondary level,
4) Should display financial need,
5) Should be involved with volunteer work, community organizations, or in extracurricular activities outside of school,
6) Should display some work experience.
Application should include an application form, minimum two reference letters, transcripts, a yearly budget outlining financial need and a list of financial awards received in the past four years
DEADLINE: November 30
Office of Directors
c/o Barry Sullivan, Q.C. Memorial Bursary Society
425 Donald Street
Coquitlam, BC V3K 3Z9
TELEPHONE: (604) 939-2988 (Dawne Sullivan-Waddell)
EMAIL: email@example.com. (Lianne Sullivan)
BASILICATA CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS
AVAILABLE TO: All student residents of Canada of Basilicata origins attending post-secondary schools (Colleges or Universities) in Canada. These scholarships are intended to help the winners offset the cost of studies in Canada or to visit Basilicata, the region of their family origin.
APPLICATION FROM: www.basilicatacultural.ca
Scholarship Program Coordinator
c/o Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada
28 Roytec Road, Suite 15
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 8E4
TELEPHONE: (905) 850-1040
FAX: (905) 850-1078
QUESTIONS - contact Danny Liberatore at (416)998-3539
B.C. ABORIGINAL STUDENT AWARD or ABORIGINAL TEACHER EDUCATION AWARD
Open doors, go places with a BC Aboriginal Student Award or Aboriginal Teacher Education Award. The Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society is offering awards of $1,000 - $5,000 for Aboriginal learners.
AVAILABLE TO: The program is open to BC residents of Aboriginal ancestry who have been active in their school or community and are planning to study in:
- An approved trades training or apprenticeship program,
- A certificate or diploma program,
- An undergraduate or graduate degree program, or
- A teacher education program, leading to certification by the BC Teachers’ Council.
To apply or for more information visit: http://www.ikbbc.ca/web/aboriginal
B.C. ARTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM
AMOUNT: multiple awards value up to $6,000 each
AVAILABLE TO: Students who are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who are registered in first or second year at a recognized university or community college program in one of the following disciplines: theatre, dance, music, visual arts and crafts, film and video, creative writing, arts administration, or museological and conservation studies.
For more info about qualifications and how to apply, visit:
British Columbia Arts Council
Box 9819, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8V 9W3
TELEPHONE: (250) 356-1718 FAX: (250) 387-4099
DEADLINE: April 30
B.C. CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION
AVAILABLE TO: Children and grandchildren of a BCAA member to further their education in whichever field they desire.
Martin Riedemann Bursaries
BC Cattlemen’s Association Bursary
Rob Starr Memorial Bursary
RBC Dominion Securities - Criterion Capital Group
Applications and information from: http://www.cattlemen.bc.ca
DEADLINE: April 15
BRITISH COLUMBIA ENVIRONMENT INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (BCEIA) STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM
Two scholarships to be awarded to:
- A student in a college level or university undergraduate level program related to environmental studies.
- A high school student planning to continue education in a college level or university undergraduate level program related to environmental studies.
Applicants must be residents of British Columbia and plan to enroll at BC universities, colleges or technical institutes.
WEBSITE & APPLICATION: www.bceia.com
DEADLINE: March 15
BCGEU STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
AVAILABLE TO: Members, relatives or relatives of deceased or retired members of BCGEU in good standing. Applicants must be living in Canada.
DEADLINE: March 12
B.C. HISTORICAL FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP
W. Kaye Lamb Essay Scholarships
AVAILABLE TO: Any student attending a BC college or university may apply. Scholarships are awarded annually for essays written on a topic relating to British Columbia history.
Submit applications to:
c/o BC Historical Federation
PO Box 5254, Station B
Victoria, BC V8R 6N4
B.C. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (HRMA)
AVAILABLE TO: A Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management (or equivalent program) students, who will be selected by the Human Resources Management Association (HRMA), Fraser Valley Advisory Council. The gift will be awarded to qualifying students from one of any of the Fraser Valley post-secondary institutions: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Trinity Western University and University Of the Fraser Valley.
APPLICATION: Please prepare a letter responding to the following questions:
- What Human Resources courses have you completed? Please provide grades.
- What are your short and long term career goals?
- What Human Resources experience do you have?
- Which HRMA sponsored functions have you attended?
- What is your most significant accomplishment?
- Why are you interested in receiving this award?
- Why should you be selected?
- Have you ever volunteered with HRMA? Are you interested in volunteering with HRMA?
Submit applications to:
Ciara Hamagishi at firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject: Post Secondary FV Award.
B.C. HYDRO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
AVAILABLE TO: individuals who are status/non-status Indians, Inuit or Métis and are residents of B.C. and who plan to enrol in a full-time public post-secondary institution or who are attending a full-time public post-secondary institution in any field of study. Essay not required.
Power Pioneers Youth Community Service Award
The BC Hydro Power Pioneers Youth Community Service Award is open to B.C. students attending school full-time, who are maintaining a passing grade, and who are 18 years of age and under. Candidates must have made outstanding contributions in their community for a considerable amount of time, or a one-time project that the individual initiated, organized and contributed to significantly.
BRITISH COLUMBIA NURSES EDUCATION BURSARY
To assist: Currently trained Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who are upgrading or requiring further education to work in BC's health care system
Former nurses and foreign-trained nurses requiring refresher or educational upgrading
Students in RN, RPN, LPN programs
Financial Aid and Awards or
B.C. NATIVE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION
AVAILABLE TO: An urban Aboriginal, Metis, or Inuit woman residing off-reserve in BC
APPLICATION: BCNWA APPLICATION
B.C. PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION
For further information on there listed scholarships visit the Canadian Paraplegic Association.
BC TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
AMOUNT: 6 X $1,000 for graduating Grade 12 students and 2 X $5,000 for current University or College students
AVAILABLE TO: Full time students at a publicly funded, BC based educational institution; Canadian citizens, landed immigrants or permanent residents; Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (transcripts required).
APPLICATION FROM: http://www.bctia.org/
DEADLINE: APRIL 27
BRIAN GRANT AWARD
AVAILABLE TO: Students who are currently enrolled in a full-time university program and have completed at least one undergraduate year in environmental science, engineering, or other suitable major related to the field of solid waste management, industry product stewardship or recycling.
BLUEARTH ABORIGINAL CLEAN ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP (ACES)
AMOUNT: up to $3,000 annually
AVAILABLE TO: Applicants must be a member of an Aboriginal community (band or settlement), including First Nations, Metis and Inuit; a resident of Canada; and pursuing full-time studies at an accredited Canadian trades or technical school, college or university.
AVAILABLE TO: Full time students of any nationality who are pursuing a degree, diploma or equivalent program at an accredited institution of higher education.
BURNABY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP - donated by Dr. Violet & Dr. Bythe Eagles in honour of Evelyn Salisbury
AVAILABLE TO: A student enrolled at an accredited university or college in a majors or honours program in Canadian History with good academic standing.
HOW TO APPLY: Candidates must apply in writing outlining their course of studies. a copy of their transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. Submit by mail to:
The Burnaby Historical Society Scholarship Committee
6501 Deer Lake Ave.
Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3T6
TELEPHONE: (604) 297-4559
DEADLINE: June 15