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TALBOTS WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP FUND


AVAILABLE TO:  Women currently in undergraduate studies.

APPLICATIONS FROM:

Phone: 1-507-931-1682
E-mail: talbotswomen@scholarshipamerica.org

WEBSITE: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen


TD CANADA TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship for Community Leadership

AVAILABLE TO:  Students across Canada who are in their final year of high school; have demonstrated outstanding community leadership; possess the academic skills to successfully enter and complete college or university.

APPLICATIONS FROM: Any TD Canada Trust branch or call 1-800-308-8306 or send a fax requesting an application to (613) 563-9745

WEBSITE:  www.tdcanadatrust.com/scholarship/

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO:  
Association of University and Colleges of Canada
Ref:  TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership
600-350 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1


TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL NO. 36 BURSARIES

AVAILABLE TO:  Members, spouses, or the sons or daughters of members, in good standing with Local Unions affiliated with Joint Council No. 36.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
David P. Kozak, President
Teamsters Joint Council No. 36
490 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X3
Telephone: (872-0151) 
Fax: (604-872-4803)
OR:
Teamsters Local Union Office


TELECOMMUNICATION WORKERS UNION  SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO:  The child of a member of the TWU who is graduating from Grade 12 and registering for courses at a public or approved private institution.

WEBSITE: www.twu-canada.ca 

SEND APPLICATION TO:
By Mail:
Attention:  TWU Scholarship
Columbia Institute
1200 - 1166 Alberni St.
Vancouver, BC  V6E 3Z3
By Fax:  (604)408-2525

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Lisa Maree
Awards Administration
Telephone: (604) 408-2500 
E-mail: awards@columbiafoundation.ca 

WEBSITE:  www.twu-canada.ca


TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO:  Graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first undergraduate degree or diploma in a Canadian university or college.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
 
WEBSITE: www.terryfox.org
OR:
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
AQ 5003, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Telephone (604) 291-3057   
Fax:  (604) 291-3311


TOYOTA EARTH DAY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO:  Graduating high school students across Canada entering post-secondary education, for any field of study, in recognition for their environmental work and leadership through school and community initiatives.

WEBSITE:  www.earthday.ca/scholarship 


TRIUMF SUMMER RESEARCH AWARD

TRIUMF is Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics, located on the campus of the University of British Columbia.

TRIUMF has a policy to give Canadian undergraduate students the opportunity to experience the excitement of research at a National Laboratory such as TRIUMF.  In part to fulfill this policy, they sponsor 5 scholarships every year to bring one student from each of the 5 regions of Canada to TRIUMF.

AVAILABLE TO:

  • You must be enrolled at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution and be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • You must be currently enrolled in your second (first in Quebec), or higher, year of studies in the physical sciences or engineering;
  • You must have achieved a first-class standing;
  • You must send in the following document:
    • a curriculum vitae, which clearly states your email address,
    • a copy of your academic transcript
    • a letter of recommendation from your university department chair
    • a covering letter of 500 words or less, describing what your interests and career ambitions are, and which part of the TRIUMF scientific program you are most interested in

APPLICATIONS:
TRIUMF
c/o Summer Scholarship Program
4004 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC  V6T 2A3

INFORMATION:
Ms Dana Giasson
Telephone:  (604) 222-7565 
Fax:  (604) 222-1074 
E-mail:  student@triumf.ca

WEBSITE:  www.triumf.ca/home/careers-triumf/student-programs/undergradute-students/awards-scholarships


UKRAINIAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE AWARDS: 

Anna Pidruchney Award for New Writers 

AVAILABLE TO:  A novice writer for a literary work which includes Ukrainian Canadian characters or is based on a Ukrainian Canadian theme. Preference will be given to young writers who have not yet had their works published on a regular basis.

APPLICATIONS FROM: 
URDC
Grant MacEwan College
Box 1796
Edmonton, AB T5J 2P2

WEBSITE: www.macewan.ca/wcm/SchoolsFaculties/ArtsScience/CentresandInstitutes/UkrainianResourceandDevelopmentCentre/AwardsandBursaries/index.htm


UNITED ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBERS & STEAMFITTERS, LOCAL 170, SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO : Students entering first year at any public university in British Columbia. Candidates must be the son, daughter or legal dependent of a member in good standing of the United Association of Plumbers & Steamfitters, Local 170.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Office of Awards and Financial Aid:
Brock Hall
1036-1874 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1

Or download the application from the UBC Financial Aid website at:  http://students.ubc.ca/finance


UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS UNION, LOCAL 1518, SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO:  Students beginning or continuing studies in a full academic programme of studies at the University of BC, University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, BCIT, or at a college in British Columbia.  Candidates must be a member, or the son, daughter, or legal ward of a member of the Union in good standing and must give full details of their own or their parents’ membership in the Union. 

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Office of Awards and Financial Aid:    
Brock Hall
1036-1874 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

Or download the application form from the UBC Financial Aid website at:  http://students.ubc.ca/finance


UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS UNION — THE WILLIAM J. BEGGS, FRED DOWLING, ROMEO MATHIEU SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO:  UFCW members, or their dependents who are attending full-time undergraduate studies at a Canadian university, college, or other recognized post-secondary educational institution.

CRITERIA:  Qualified applicants will be considered in any year of qualified study, and may reapply in subsequent years if not successful.  Each scholar may receive the scholarship only once - past winners will not be considered, even if enrolled in a different program or institution.

APPLICATION FROM:
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
Office of Education
300 - 61 International Blvd.
Rexdale, Ontario M9W 6K4
Fax:  (416) 675-6919

WEBSITE:  www.gounion.ca/education/beggs.cfm


‌UNITED SAVINGS CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO:  Active members or children or grandchildren of an active member of United Savings Credit Union who are beginning or continuing at a B.C. university, BCIT or a regional B.C. college in a full program of studies.

APPLICATIONS FROM: 
UBC
Office of Awards and Financial Aid
1036-1874 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

Download the application form at:  http://students.ubc.ca/finance


UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ENTRANCE & TRANSFER LEADERSHIP AWARDS

For students with 24 credits or more who are transferring to the University of Alberta from other post-secondary institutions.

Scholastic Distinction Competition

AVAILABLE TO:  Post-secondary transfer students starting their first U of A undergraduate degree who have a minimum average of 95% in grades 10, 11, and 12 and equivalent grades on any completed post-secondary work.  Candidates must be nominated by their high school/post-secondary institution.

Continuing/Transfer Leadership Awards Competition

AVAILABLE TO:  Continuing undergraduate students.  To be eligible, applicants must possess the ability to interact and communicate well with people and demonstrate leadership through involvement and participation in university or community organizations, sports activities, cultural activities, or political activities.

Universiade '83 Scholarship Competition

AVAILABLE TO: A minimum 60% of the scholarships are designated for athletics.  A minimum 25% of the scholarships are designated for fine arts.  A minimum 25% of the scholarships are designated for the following categories: 

  • Entrance students
  • Transfer students

Continuing U of A Undergraduate students

AVAILABLE TO:  Students who are in full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.  The have to demonstrated excellence in athletics or fine arts.  Student must be pursuing excellence in athletics or fine arts during the current academic year and have superior academic achievement.

 

APPLICATION FROM:
The Office of Student Awards
103 Administration Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2M7
Telephone:  (780) 492-3221  
Fax:  (780) 492-4851  
E-mail:  awards@ualberta.ca

WEBSITE:  www.registrar.ualberta.ca/


UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA ENTRANCE AWARDS FOR STUDENTS TRANSFERRING FROM A REGIONAL COLLEGE

Students transferring to UBC from a college or university who have an overall admission GPA  of 3.8 or better will qualify.  The average is calculated on final grades and a minimum or 27 transferable credits are required.  Students who already hold a degree and intend to transfer to UBC to complete a second degree are not eligible for this award.

Note:  A separate application for this award is not required.  Award recipients will be notified in their letter of admission . 

Further Information is available from the UBC Financial Aid Website: http://students.ubc.ca/finance/awards.cfm?page=scholarships&view=entrance


 UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE TRANSFER AWARDS

Students transferring to the University of Lethbridge who have attended another post-secondary institution.  This includes Post-Diploma applicants, and applicants completing their second year of an approved Collaborative program (e.g. Basic (four-Year) Nursing Program; Bachelor of Health Sciences) as well as traditional Transfer Applicants.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Scholarships and Student Finance Office, SU068
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1K 3M4
Telephone:  (403) 329-2585 
Fax:  (403) 382-7110


UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA UNDERGRADUATE ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

WEBSITE:  www.uvic.ca/scholarships   


VANCITY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

VanCity Student Awards

AVAILABLE TO:  Registered grade 12 students who are planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Canada on a full time basis within the year following their graduation year. 

VanCity Stan Parsons Memorial Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO:  An outstanding student who has combined high academic achievement with significant community involvement.  Applicant must be planning to attend a designated first year post secondary institution in BC on a full time basis within the year following their graduation year.

VanCity Student Bursaries

AVAILABLE TO:  Graduating Grade 12 students who have demonstrated their leadership abilities, and who require financial support to continue their studies.  Applicant must be planning to attend a post secondary institution in Canada on a full time basis.

 

APPLICATIONS FROM: 

WEBSITE:  www.vancity.com


VANCOUVER CANUCKS FOUNDATION

Larry Ashley Scholarship Program

AVAILABLE TO:  Qualified students to pursue studies in the fields of sports medicine or athletic training.

TO APPLY: Please send your mailing address to:
Norm Jewison
Vancouver Canucks
800 Griffiths Way
Vancouver, BC  V6G 6G1
Fax:  (604) 899-4640 
E-mail:  njewison@orcabay.com

WEBSITE:  www.canucks.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=39604


VANCOUVER FOUNDATION ADVANCED ARTS STUDY AWARDS

AVAILABLE TO: Students enrolled in a program of advanced study in music, dance or theatre at a recognized institution or with an established professional within or outside of B.C.

APPLICATIONS FROM:   
Vancouver Foundation Advanced Arts Study Awards
C/O  Vancouver Academy of Music
1270 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 4R9
Telephone: (604) 734-2301
Fax: (604) 731-1920

WEBSITE:  www.vam.bc.ca/pages/assist.html


THE VANCOUVER KOREAN-CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

AVAILABLE TO:  Any Korean-Canadian who is currently enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary educational institution (including college, university, graduate school, technical or professional school) is eligible for the VKCSF scholarship.

APPLICATIONS TO: 
The Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation
201B-1194 Lansdowne Dr.
Coquitlam, BC  V3E 1J7
Telephone:  (604) 591-1915   
Fax: (604) 591-9923 
E-mail: info@vkcsf.org

WEBSITE:  www.vkcsf.org


VANCOUVER POLICE HISTORICAL SOCIETY:  RAYMOND J. CANUEL SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY ENDOWMENT FUND

AVAILABLE TO:  Applicants graduating from secondary school who clearly demonstrate furthering their education with a goal oriented toward a career in the policing field.

APPLICATIONS FROM: 
Vancouver Police Historical Society and Centennial Museum
240 E. Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3

WEBSITE:  www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/police/museum/endowment.htm


VISAPLACE

AMOUNT: $1000

AVAILABLE TO: Canadian and U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for Fall 2014.

WEBSITE: www.visaplace.com/1000-visaplace-annual-scholarship/

DEADLINE: July 30 2014


1800WHEELCHAIR SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO: A student enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in Canada. Age sixteen (16) years or older. Legal resident of Canada or hold a valid student visa. Carry a status of "Good Standing". Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0

APPLICATIONS FROM:
www.1800wheelchair.ca/scholarship

MAIL APPLICATIONS TO:
1800Wheelchair.ca Scholarship
PO Box 275 Succ. Snowdon
Montreal Quebec  H3X 3T4


WESTERN CANADIAN WOMEN PILOTS SCHOLARSHIP FUND — West Canada Section Ninety-Nines

AVAILABLE TO:  A  woman who resides in Western Canada (BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Western Ontario to Thunder Bay, Yukon and Northwest Territories).  She must be a person in good standing in the community.  She must agree to complete the training or project for which this award is given within the time period of 18 months from the time the funds are awarded.  She must also agree to provide progress reports to the Scholarship Award Committee every six months, and a final report on completion of the training or project as described in her application. 

APPLICATIONS FROM:
200 Scholarship Award Committee
West Canada Section 99s
c/o Joan Lynum
10996 Lawrie Crescent
Delta, BC  V4E 1G7
Telephone (604) 596-7360
Email:  lynumj@dccnet.com

WEBSITE:  www.canadian99s.org/wcan_schrules.htm


W.H. "HOWIE" McCLENNAN SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO: Sons, daughters or legally adopted children of fire fighters killed in the line of duty planning to attend a university, accredited college or other institutions of higher learning.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
W.H. "Howie" McClennan Scholarship
Office of the President
The International Association of Fire Fighters
1750 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

WEBSITE:  www.iaff.org/academy/scholarships/mcclennan.html


XEROX ABORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO:  Full-time aboriginal students at an approved Canadian post-secondary institution in a program with significant content in information technology or business.  

WEBSITE:  www.xerox.ca/english/4_0/4_6/absp.html

SEND COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKAGE TO:
Pamela Arora, Public Affairs Manager
Xerox Canada Ltd.
Public Affairs Office
5650 Yonge St.
North York, Ontario  M2M 4G7
Telephone:  (416) 733-6353 
Fax:  (416) 733-6811
E-mail: pamela.arora@can.xerox.com 


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