This page contains information about scholarships and bursaries for the current school year. Please check back frequently, as it is updated on a regular basis.
A number of scholarships and bursaries in VIctoria are managed by The Victoria Foundation. Here is the link to their inventory of scholarships, including deadlines and criteria.
Rotary Club (Harbourside)
Here is the link to their scholarship information. Deadline – May 31 2017.
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
- application due February 1, 2017 (Start now. It takes a while.)
- link to online application and details
BC Excellence Scholarship
- application due February 15, 2017
- There are 55 BC Excellence Scholarships available to recognize well-rounded B.C. graduates. Winners will have demonstrated service and leadership, both at school and in their communities, and shown aptitude and commitment to their chosen career paths. They will receive a $5000 scholarship voucher to use for post-secondary tuition.
- link to details online
TD-Canada Trust Scholarships application (via online) and documents (mail) must be in by November 18. link to online application and details
BC Provincial Scholarships – see April 10th deadline below!
The province of BC has a number of scholarship programs. Here is a summary of what is available and who is eligible:
Dogwood-District Authority Awards – Applications due to Jeff Monday, April 10
Dogwood-District Authority Awards are provincially funded awards. They recognize excellence for graduates who excel in the areas of fine arts, applied skills, physical activity, second languages, community service or technical and trades training, and include:
- $1250 for use towards post secondary education
- Link to scholarship application form (PDF)
Eligibility and Criteria for District/Authority Awards:
- Enrolled in public or Group 1, 2, or 4 independent school
- Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Must meet graduation requirements
- Must meet criteria determined by the local District Scholarship Committee
- May receive both the district award and provincial scholarship (as well as a Passport award)
- Redeemable at designated post-secondary institutions and approved Industry Training Authority (ITA) providers within 5 years of graduation