External Scholarships and Bursaries C-D

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CANADIAN CENTRE FOR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Dick Martin Scholarship Award

AVAILABLE TO: Students registered, full or part time, in occupational health and safety-related programs at Canadian colleges and universities. The program must lead to an OH&S certificate, diploma or degree.

APPLICATIONS: Entirely online. Application package must include a completed application form, cover letter and original essay.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 31

WEBSITE: www.ccohs.ca/scholarship/


CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

Endowments and Prizes

The Endowments and Prizes Section of the Canada Council for the Arts administers over 70 annual prizes, fellowships and awards to Canadian artists and scholars for their contributions to the arts, humanities and sciences in Canada.  Many of these prizes are privately endowed and are given in perpetuity in memory of the donors. Others, such as the Governor General’s Literary Awards are both funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Grant Program

The Canada Council for the Arts offers a broad range of grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations in dance, media arts, music, theatre, writing and publishing, interdisciplinary work and performance art, and the visual arts.  All programs are accessible to Aboriginal artists or arts organizations, and artists or arts organizations from diverse cultural or regional communities. 

For a complete listing of grant programs, and to download application forms, visit the Canada Council for the Arts

WEBSITE: www.canadacouncil.ca


CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

CFUW offers multiple awards to women pursuing graduate studies and fellowships.

Please visit: www.cfuw.org for more information.


CANWEST GLOBAL SYSTEM BROADCASTERS OF THE FUTURE AWARDS

The CanWest System "Broadcasters of the Future" Awards are a series of scholarships, internships and mentorship programs designed to encourage and aid talented and enthusiastic Canadians toward establishing or furthering careers in the Canadian broadcasting system.  Please contact Global Television Network at 1-800-387-8001 for more information.   

The CanWest Global Awards are:

 Aboriginal Peoples' Internship Award

This annual internship offers an Aboriginal Canadian a challenging opportunity to work in private television, in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award places the Award Recipient in a 4-month paid internship at one of our Global Television stations for the Summer. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters annual convention in November, where the Award will be presented.  


 Scholarship-Internship Award for a Canadian with a Physical Disability

This annual Scholarship-Internship Award is offered to a Canadian student with a mobility impairment and provides educational assistance as well as a challenging opportunity to work in private television, in pursuit of a career in broadcasting. The Award, covers tuition fees* and textbooks* for one full scholastic year of a radio/television arts program or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college, commencing in the Fall.  The Award also includes a three or four month paid internship at any one of the Global Television stations for the summer. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters annual convention in November, where the Award will be presented.
*as determined by the specific university or college couse outline and as approved by Global Television.

Scholarship Award for a Canadian Visible Minority Student

This annual scholarship is offered to a Canadian student from a self-identified visible minority and provides educational assistance towards the pursuit of a career in broadcasting.  The Award, covers tuition fees* and textbooks* for one full scholastic year of a radio and television arts program or journalism program at a recognized Canadian university or college, commencing in the Fall. In addition, the Award covers transportation, hotel and attendance expenses at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters annual convention, where the Award will be presented.
*as determined by the specific university or college couse outline and as approved by Global Television.


CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN: COMOX VALLEY BURSARY

AVAILABLE TO: Women who have completed grade 12 in the Comox Valley and are beginning the second or a subsequent year of a program leading to a first degree offered by an accredited Canadian university or college. 

APPLICATION: CFUW Comox Valley Bursary Application
E-MAIL:  cfuwcvbursary@gmail.com


CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN:  PARKSVILLE/QUALICUM

CFUW Parksville/Qualicum Memorial Award

AVAILABLE TO:  Women from the Parksville/Qaulicum area, District 69 who is entering their 2nd year of study or beyond in a university academic programme, and have been accepted by a Canadian University.

James Craig Reid Memorial Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: A student who must have graduated from a secondary school in District 69 (the Parksville/Qualicum area) OR have lived within the area for at least three years.  Candidates should be entering at least their fourth year of study in a university course.  Preference shall be given to candidates in the faculties of Music, Fine Arts or Liberal Arts, or Education (specializing in those areas).

Return to School Bursary for Women

AVAILABLE TO: A mature female student from the Parksville/Qualicum area, District 69.  She must have been out of school for at least two years and have been accepted to the school or university of her choice.

APPLICATIONS FROM: CFUW Parksville/Qualicum Applications

EMAIL: scholarship@cfuwpq.ca

WEBSITE: http://cfuwpq.ca/


CANADIAN FORCES PERSONNEL ASSISTANCE FUND (STUDENT LINE OF CREDIT PROGRAM)

AVAILABLE TO:   Serving and former members and their dependants (the member must have served in the Canadian Army after 1st October 1946, or in the Canadian Forces after 31 January 1968, and have a minimum of one year Regular Force military service) to assist with costs of post secondary education.

APPLICATIONS FROM: Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund or by mail:

Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund
234 Laurier Avenue West,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6K6
TELEPHONE:  (613) 760-3447 or 1-888-753-9828 
EMAIL: cfpaf@cfpsa.com


CANADIAN HYDROGRAPHIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

AVAILABLE TO:  A second year full-time student in an accredited survey science program (the program must have a Geographic information Systems, Cartographic, Land or Hydrographic Survey component) in a university or technological college anywhere in Canada. Awarded in the even years (2014, 2016) corresponding to the National Hydrographic Conference.

WEBSITE: www.hydrography.ca

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Barry M. Lusk, Manager
Canadian Hydrographic Association Award Program
4719 Amblewood Drive
Victoria, BC, Canada  V8Y 2S2
TELEPHONE: (250) 858-1836  
FAX: (250) 658-2036 
EMAIL:  luskbm@telus.net


CANADIAN METEOROLOGICAL AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SOCIETY (CMOS) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO:  Students in their penultimate undergraduate year who, in their final year, will be taking four or more half courses in meteorology, oceanography, limnology, hydrology or climatology.

WEBSITE:  www.cmos.ca

APPLICATION TO: awards-coord@cmos.ca  or by mail to:

Executive Director CMOS
PO Box 3211 STN D
Ottawa, Ontario  K1P 6H7
TELEPHONE:  (613 990-0300
FAX:  (613) 990-1617
E-MAIL:  CMOS@cmos.ca


 CANADIAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND (CNIB) AWARDS

Many awards are designed to assist directly with formal education and others for more general assistance with equipment, support and life experiences.

AVAILABLE TO:  Students who have not more than 20/70 vision after corrections, and who are continuing either their vocational or academic education at the post-secondary level.  Students should have a high degree of motivation, a reasonable level of achievement, and find the scholarship of assistance. 

DEADLINE: May 31

APPLICATIONS FROM: www.cnib.ca

APPLICATIONS TO:
Attn: Shampa Bose
Research Cooridnator - Grants, Awards & Scholarship Program CNIB
1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario  M4G 3E8
FAX:  416-480-7000
E-MAIL: shampa.bose@cnib.ca

CNIB WEBSITE: http://www.cnib.ca


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS

CN offers scholarships for children of CN employees and pensioners, scholarships for children with disabilities and safety scholarships. 

In Canada, CN also offers aboriginal awards and scholarships for women who pursue non-traditional careers.

For more information, please visit the CN Website.

WEBSITE: www.cn.ca/en/careers/jobs-scholarships-more


CANADIAN SCANDINAVIAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN SCANDINAVIA

The Canadian Institute for Nordic Studies
The INS offers Undergraduate Summer Bursaries, valued at $750.00. The competition is open to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants enrolled in an undergraduate language course in Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, or Swedish at a Canadian university or college. The bursary is tenable at any recognized summer program offering language and/or culture courses in a Scandinavian language in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, or Sweden.

CSF Longer Term Study Grants

These are study grants valued at Canadian $2,000 each; set up in order to help defray travel expenses incurred during a longer study/research visit to Scandinavian destinations (one semester or more).  Thus, the successful candidate must have additional means at her/his disposal for carrying out the intended study/research enterprise. 

CSF Shorter Study Grants

These are study grants valued at Canadian $500 each; set up in order to help defray travel expenses incurred during a shorter study/research visit to Scandinavian destinations )e.g. a summer language course).  Thus, the successful candidate must have additional means at her/his disposal for carrying out the intended study/research enterprise.

APPLICATIONS FROM : www.thecsfoundation.com/the-scolarship/

WEBSITE: www.thecsfoundation.com


CANADIAN SOCIETY OF EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICISTS SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO:  Students pursuing a course of studies directed toward a career in exploration Geophysics in industry, teaching, or research. An applicant may be either an undergraduate student whose grades are above average or a graduate student. 

APPLICATIONS FROM: cseg.ca/students/scholarships

WEBSITE: www.cseg.ca

Email completed applications to: csegf.scholarships@shaw.ca


CANADIAN WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS IN WATER RESOURCES

The Canadian Water Resources Association annually offers five scholarships.

AMOUNT: $1,500 - $5,000

AVAILABLE TO: A graduate student whose program of study focuses on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources. For further criteria information please visit the website.

WEBSITE: www.cwra.org


CANADIAN WESTERN AGRIBITION SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO:  Students who have participated in Canadian Western Agribition as an exhibitor.  Eligible exhibitor activities include all live-stock classes, 4-H classes, grain and forage classes and active trade exhibit/participation.

APPLICATIONS FROM: www.agribition.com

EMAIL:  cwaquestions@agribition.com


CANHELP LOAN PROGRAM

The Canadian Higher Education Loan Program (CanHELP) was developed to provide funding for Canadian students studying in the United States and abroad.

For information and application forms, see the CanHELP website.

WEBSITE: www.internationalstudentloan.com


CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF BC

AMOUNT: 10 awards @ $1000 each

AVAILABLE TO: A student 17 years and older, with Cerebral Palsy, that is currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning and is planning to continue their studies the following term.

WEBSITE: www.bccerebralpalsy.com

DEADLINE: September 18


CGTrader Scholarship

Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2016 challenge to win $1,000 for your education. All you have to do is write and submit an original essay on the topic "The future of virtual reality: on the footsteps of changing the world or on the brink of failure?".

DETAILS AND APPLICATIONS FROM: www.cgtrader.com

DEADLINE: March 1, 2017


CHILLIWACK COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL

The Rod Hudson Scholarship Award
The Mary Elizabeth Allan Memorial Award (Theatre Arts only)
The Jenny Child Memorial Award

AVAILABLE TO:  Applicants who are pursuing full-time, post-secondary education in the Fine Arts field with a recognized post-secondary institution, a professional instructor, or a professional company.  Applicants must be past or present residents of Chilliwack. 

DEADLINE: April 1


 CH'NOOK ABORIGINAL BUSINESS EDUCATION

Ch'Nook Scholars Program

AVAILABLE TO:  all Aboriginal students enrolled in full-time business diploma or degree programs at post-secondary institutions in BC.

Scholar Program Opportunities:
Financial Support annual bursary of $1,500 and plus a $1,500 scholarship in successful completion of her/his year of studies.
Ch'Nook Aboriginal Business Courses
Ch"Nook Biz-Alumni Mentor Project
Ch'Nook New Zealand Study Exchange Project
Ch'Nook Career Counseling & Jobs

WEBSITE:  www.sauder.ubc.ca


COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS EDUCATION AWARDS PROGRAM

10 Citizen Awards - $2,000 each
25 Standing Tall Awards - $5,000 each

AVAILABLE TO:  Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are planning to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school full-time in the fall semester.

APPLICATIONS: www.coastcapitalsavings.com


CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN:  VANCOUVER

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme:  Assistant Language Teacher

AVAILABLE TO:  University graduates who wish to participate in international exchange and foreign language education throughout Japan. 

WEBSITE: http://www.jetprogramme.org/


CREDIT UNION FOUNDATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA:  DIRECT REQUESTS

AVAILABLE TO: BC resident students enrolled in full-time post-secondary level programs who show evidence of financial need to complete their education. Awards up to $3,000 are available. (i.e. a student in their first year of a 100% full-time course load for two consecutive semesters may receive up to $1,000) Please refer to the Student Info section of the website for criteria. 

APPLICATIONS can be printed from the CUFBC website at: www.cufoundation.org 

Mail applications to: 
Credit Union Foundation of BC
c/o 1441 Creekside Drive
Vancouver, B.C.  V6J 4S7


THE DALTON CAMP AWARD

AVAILABLE TO:  Any Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada may enter this essay contest except members of the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting Steering Committee, retained consultants or business associates, and members of the Selection Committee; as well as their immediate family members.  Previous winners are ineligible.

ESSAYS SUBMITTED TO:
E-MAIL:  submissions@daltoncampaward.ca

WEBSITE:  www.friends.ca/DCA


DAVID BATES SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT: $2000

GENERAL INFORMATION: established to honour the memory of Dr. David Vincent Bates, who was one of the foremost international authorities on the health effects of air pollution.   He trained numerous leading respiratory physicians and researchers who now work around the world on respiratory health with a particular emphasis on the effects of air pollution.  He was the author of 260 research papers and six books.  In 2003 he was named to the Order of Canada.   Bob and David worked on many projects together including A Citizen’s Guide to Air Pollution, written to inform educators, policy makers and concerned citizens about the importance of air pollution.

AVAILABLE TO: intended to support students with high ideals, demonstrated interest in studies relating to atmospheric sciences, air quality and health or policy, and specific goals leading to future work in that field. To be eligible the student must have graduate-level attendance in a university program in BC with course work and future plans that include scientific and environmental issues.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/bcairquality/plans/pdf/2013_rbc_dvb_app.pdf


DAVID L. SQUIRES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO:  Students in a information technology program who:

  • demonstrates significant financial need;
  • are Canadian citizens;
  • are in a full time Computer Science program at a University or College;
  • have successfully completed 2 full semesters in this program; and,
  • reached a high level of scholastic achievement.

QUESTIONS:
TELEPHONE:  (250) 595-8282
E-MAIL:  john.sherrah@iticanada.ca   

WEBSITE: www.iticanada.ca/squires/


DELTA HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Robert T. Reynolds Scholarship Fund

AVAILABLE TO:  All grade 12 students resident of Delta who intend to undertake post-secondary education.

APPLICATION FROM: Delta Hospital Foundation

E-MAIL:  teresa.cooper@deltahospital.com


DENNIS MCGANN BURSARY

AVAILABLE TO:  A student enrolled in communication studies at a accredited public college, university, community college or technical/trade school in Canada.

APPLICATION FROM: MCGann Bursary

DEADLINE: August 1

WEBSITE:  www.columbiainstitute.ca


‌DR. JACOB MCKAY AWARDS

AMOUNT: 4 @ $1,000

AVAILABLE TO: Adult Aboriginal students who are attending, or have in the past attended, an IAHLA institute.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: http://www.iahla.ca


DR. ROBERT CATON SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT: $2,000

GENERAL INFORMATION: established to honour the memory of Dr. Robert Brent Caton, a scholar, entrepreneur and expert in the field of air quality, atmospheric emissions, environmental management and policy. Bob was a passionate defender of the environment and was in the forefront in the development of many of the concepts and practices that have become best practice in terms of identifying and managing environmental issues. Bob was an atmospheric chemist of considerable expertise but his interests and contributions to environmental issues were broad. Bob was well known for his unshakeable integrity as well as for his support and mentoring of students and working scientists.

AVAILABLE TO: intended to support students with high ideals, demonstrated interest in studies relating to atmospheric sciences, air quality and health or policy, and specific goals leading to future work in that field. To be eligible the student must have graduate-level attendance in a university program in BC with course work and future plans that include scientific and environmental issues.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/bcairquality/plans/pdf/2013_rbc_dvb_app.pdf


DREAM FUND BURSARIES FOR (FORMER) YOUTH IN CARE

AVAILABLE TO: Young people in and from care who wish to pursue their education at the post-secondary level with the financial costs of tuition, books and supplies who are planning to attend, or are already attending, a designated post-secondary academic institution.

EMAIL: sam_pothier@fbcyicn.ca

WEBSITE: www.fbcyicn.ca


DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD

The Young Canadians Challenge Bursary

AVAILABLE TO:  All young people between the ages of 14 and 25.  Applicants must register for the program.

WEBSITE: www.dukeofed.org/


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