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Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. 

$1 000.00
Deadline:
Deadline April 15

The BC Arts Council (BCAC) provides scholarship funding of up to $6,000 per individual per year to outstanding British Columbia art students. B.C. residents accepted for full-time studies and pursuing a fine arts diploma or degree at a recognized college, university, institution or academy in any country  in the world can apply.

$6 000.00
Deadline:
The application deadline is April 30.

The BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations' Art is a juried competition celebrating artistic excellence and highlighting the cultural significance of the arts of the First Nations In BC. Up to five awards of $2,500 will be presented to artists affiliated with BC First Nations working in BC traditional or contemporary visual arts.

$2 500.00

A $500 award for a University Credit student who has a balanced lifestyle and is knowledgeable and committed to the protection of the environment and the efficient and safe use of electricity. Preference will be given to a female or Aboriginal student.

$500.00
Deadline:
October 1
  • Just as we work hard to build a bright energy future, we know there are students in B.C. who are working to grow their schools and communities. BC Hydro is proud to recognize these future leaders and role models with scholarships. We look to build the next generation of engineers, electricians, and many other key roles who will help us deliver clean energy for generations. We are thrilled to support students who are not only committed to a post-secondary education, but who are good examples of how to maintain a healthy life balance.
$2 000.00
Deadline:
May 15

The International Student Ambassador Scholarship for Post-Secondary Entry is for international students graduating from a B.C. public school, independent school, or B.C.-certified offshore school and moving into public post-secondary institutions or a degree program at authorized private degree-granting institutions. B.C. school districts, independent schools, or B.C.-certified offshore schools must nominate an international student and submit the application on the student’s behalf. There are 60 entrance scholarships in the inaugural year, with 20 awards allocated to students from the People’s Republic of China, 20 awards for students from Japan, and 20 awards for students from the Republic of Korea. Eligibility for international students from additional countries may be included in subsequent years. There is a separate application form for 60 additional entrance scholarships for international students entering B.C. public or independent schools.

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union is offering scholarship awards, $3,000 for full-time students and $2,000 for part-time students who are BCGEU members or relatives of BCGEU members or staff.

$3 000.00

The Community Living BC (CLBC) – BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) Scholarship is a $100,000 fund to benefit adults with developmental disabilities being served by CLBC across the province. Funds are to support personal and professional development. The application process is generally open during February and March; however, this is subject to change.

The Brian Grant Award is for $1,500. Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a full-time college or 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.

$1 500.00

The Canada Company Scholarship Fund was created in recognition of the selfless sacrifice that Canada’s brave military personnel make in the service of their country and in tribute to the children they have left behind. The Fund provides up to $4,000 per year for up to four years to support the post-secondary education for children who qualify. 

$4 000.00

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