Triumf High School Fellowship
The position may also include active research with one of the many research teams and may involve physics, chemistry, computer science, or engineering. Students will learn new skills by being assigned to specific tasks or projects. The student must be nominated by their school.
EMS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE REQUIREMENTS
Students must complete the following…
I. Personal Essay Max. 500 words / 2 pages Provide an essay in letter format and address it to the members of the TRIUMF High School Fellowship Committee. This is an opportunity to differentiate yourself from the other nominees by providing the Committee with information that is not on your resume or in your letters of reference. Discuss who you are as a person, your interest in the fellowship, what you would like to gain from the experience and how it will help you in your education and career path. Describe your academic goals and the topics in physics that interest you and why; and the career that you intend to pursue, the goals and the path you intend to follow to achieve them. Include relevant experiences such as working on a team and hands on building, software coding, electronics experience or other such experience. Please also describe what you hope to get out of the High School Fellowship.
II. Resume The resume will provide an introduction to and outline of your academic and non-academic experience and achievements. Include any special school-based or extracurricular programs, courses and exams taken, workshops and events attended, nonacademic awards received, paid or volunteer work (please specify amount of volunteer time), and any other relevant experiences. List memberships in clubs, societies, and associations both in and out of school. Identify any computer programming or technical skills or other special skills. Identify any science fairs you have participated in at the school, district, regional and/or national levels. List all academic awards received, or won through competition in grade 11 and 12. Include scholarships, prizes and bursaries, etc. Do not include awards for which you have applied for, but not received. List all science and mathematics courses in-progress or completed but not yet available on your transcripts. Indicate if a course is an International Baccalaureate (IB) program or if it is an Advanced Placement (AP) course. If the course is completed, please provide the final grade. If an interim mark is available, please list as “In Progress” and the interim period (e.g. winter).
Upon completion, please attach a PDF copy of your I.Personal Essay and II. Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Re: Triumf Nomination by
Monday, February 22nd @ 3:35 PM PST.
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UBC APPLICATION DEADLINE (JAN 31st)
We have already received over 18,000 applications to UBC, and the deadline is fast approaching.Encourage your students who wish to be considered for 2016/17 admission to complete and submit their online application – including the Personal Profile – by 11:59 pm PST on January 31.
In addition, qualified students with significant financial need can apply for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award by
LANGUAGE 11 EXEMPTIONS (FEB 15th):
Students applying to UBC’s Vancouver campus must present a language 11 other than English. This requirement may be waived for students who:
- entered the BC school system after Grade 9
- have a diagnosed learning disability
To apply for this exemption, the student's school must email a written statement outlining the circumstances email@example.com by February 15.
Transfer standing, External Language Certificates, and External Language Assessments at the Grade 11 level may be used for admission to UBC.
APPLYING TO ENGINEERING WITHOUT PHYSICS 12:
Students who have not taken Physics 12 are still encouraged to apply to Engineering if they are academically strong in Chemistry 12 and Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent).
Students from schools where Physics 12 or Chemistry 12 are not available may also apply (email details firstname.lastname@example.org).
Outstanding applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and may be admitted despite the missing course.
DISTRIBUTED LEARNING DEADLINES:
Students may use Distributed Learning courses:
- completed by February 1 to calculate their competitive admission average (in time for self-reporting)
- completed by June 30 to meet program-specific requirements
This year, UBC will ask students why they chose a Distributed Learning course when they self-report.
UBC's Bachelor + Master of Management dual degree
In the Bachelor + Master of Management dual degree program, ambitious and talented students combine their non-business undergraduate degree with a practical and career-oriented Master of Management – in just 4.5 years. We encourage you to tell your students about this innovative program.
The supplemental application (separate from UBC's online application) is simple, and requires students to submit a 90-second video essay.
KPU ABORIGINAL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP - $5,000
a) must be a student enrolling at KPU for the first time
b) must identify as Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis or Inuit
c) must satisfy one of the following academic requirements:
- an 80% average in English 12 and 3 other academic Grade 12 courses, or
- the equivalent of a 3.67 transfer GPA on a minimum of 24 transferable university credits
d) must demonstrate leadership, community involvement and volunteerism
a) enrolling in any KPU program
b) registration in a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits per semester
c) required to maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.0 for the duration of the award period
Value & Quantity
Fall Semester Intake:
a) 2 awards
b) $5000 per student
Spring Semester Intake:
a) 1 award
b) $5000 per student
*application deadline: April 11, 2016
Keep Canada Green Contest
At Gaspard, we are proud of our Canadian heritage. We are also extremely proud of our Canadian youth. After all, what good is a great country without bright and ambitious young contributors to help nurture and grow its magical legacy?
Gaspard is once again hosting a cross-Canada online scholarship contest worthy of the imagination and intelligence of our environmentally savvy students. It is our way to help you succeed and to contribute to a happier and healthier world.
Keeping Canada Green is not about pointing fingers at the world. It’s about each of us making a difference in our own unique and special way, one step at a time, through empathy, knowledge, commitment and resolve!
Armed with education, foresight and passion; we believe our Canadian youth can change the world. Let’s do this!
UPCOMING IMPORTANT EMS SCHOLARSHIP DATES
January 29th - YVR Art Foundation Scholarship
January 31st - The Mensa Canada General Scholarship
January 31st - SFU Major Entrance Scholarship
January 31st - David C. Lam Scholarship and TCF Refugee Award
January 31st - UBC International Scholarships
January 31st – LOUD Scholarship Foundation
February 1st – Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
February 1st – Kin Canada Bursaries
February 2nd - H. Carnegie Future Aces
February 11th - BC School Superintendents Association Scholarship
February 11th – Yale Young Global Scholars
February 12th - The Cmolik Foundation Scholarship Deadline
February 12th - EMS/District Scholarship Meeting
February 11th - BC School Superintendents Association Scholarship
February 23rd – First RBC Scholarship Deadline
February 28th - Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarship
February 28th – BCCPAC Award
February 28th – Explore French Immersion Bursary Program
February 28th – Stacey Levitt Memorial Award
February 29th – BCGEU Scholarship Program
February 29th - Chinese Government Scholarship Program
March 4th - The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship
March 11th – Student on Ice Deadline
March 14th - RE/MAX Western Canada Quest for Excellence
May 23rd - B. Davis Scholarship
April (Early) - EMS/District Scholarships DEADLINE
Please stay tuned by following @gradEMS for hourly/daily/weekly/monthly updates
EARL MARRIOTT MEETINGS
NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Loud Scholarship Foundation
The LOUD Foundation invests in future leaders of the Canadian LGBTQ community. We believe that by supporting the development of students who possess drive, vision, compassion and knowledge, we can improve society and increase awareness of our diverse community.
Each year the Foundation gives away two LOUD Scholarships of $2,000 and one Little Sister's Bookstore Scholarship of $1,000. In 2012, the Little Sister's Scholarship was augmented by a Pro Works Painting-Craig Weckerle donation of $250. In 2015, two LOUD Scholarships of $2,000, one Little Sister's Bookstore Scholarship of $1,000, one Jim Deva $2,000 and one Reese/Barajas $2,000 scholarships will be awarded.
Applications are now being accepted until 31 January 2016.
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program was established in 1982 in honour of Terry Fox, one of Canada’s most beloved heroes. Upon his passing on June 28, 1981, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau addressed the House of Commons saying:
Through the Department of Fitness and Amateur Sport and the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Government of Canada generously laid the foundation for our scholarships, respectively, through two endowments of $5 million in 1982, and another $10 million in 2006. The endowments were, and continue to be, viewed as an investment in Canadians.
Our scholarships are intended to inspire and encourage young Canadians to seek the high ideal that Terry Fox exemplified, through the pursuit of higher education.
Deadline is February 1st, 2016
Kin Canada Bursaries
Kin Canada Bursaries, a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund (HREF), awarded 72 deserving students with a $1,000 bursary for their 2015-16 school year. Successful applicants were chosen based on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.
The Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation’s National Citizenship Award and Scholarship Program
The Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation’s National Citizenship Award and Scholarship Program provides merit-based scholarships to secondary students across Canada who exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities in their communities through extensive community service, volunteerism and humanitarian causes.
The National Citizenship Award and Scholarship Program is open to every graduating high school or CEGEP student from coast-to-coast-to-coast. This non-renewable scholarship is valued at $1000 and tenable at any post-secondary institution.
Applications will only be accepted online this year, the 2016 scholarship application is now available here, the deadline is February 2, 2016.
Applicants will also have to complete an addendum document available here
If you have any questions, please check our Frequently Asked Questionsdocument
The Yale Young Global Scholars Program
The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is open to students who have one or two years of secondary school remaining, and offers six unique two-week sessions. The program is a rigorous academic experience, featuring lectures from renowned Yale faculty.
Admission to YYGS is competitive. Applications are available online at http://globalscholars.yale.edu.
To be eligible for the full scholarship, applicants must:
- Be a citizen of Canada and currently reside in Canada
- Have attended school in Canada for most of the applicant’s education;
- Complete the Yale Young Global Scholars online application, including the financial aid portion
The application deadline is February 11, 2016. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet ALL of the requirements listed above and complete the application, including the financial aid portion, by the deadline. No additional steps required.
BC School Superintendents Association Scholarship
The BCSSA will award six scholarships to students planning to pursue post-secondary studies.
Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be currently enrolled in their final year of studies at a public secondary school in British Columbia and expected to graduate in June 2016. One winner will be chosen from each of the six BCSSA provincial chapters. Each finalist will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.
For more details please download a copy of the flyer and application form. (PDF)
Deadline is February 11th, 2016
The Cmolik Foundation Scholarship
Please be sure to read the Scholarship Criteria prior to completing the application form below. You must print the Application Form (PDF) and submit your application to Mr. Krembenios (mailbox) no later than Friday, February 12th, 2016.
Interview Date: March/April date to be announced
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships
We recognize it takes a combination of both hard work and educational funding for most students to achieve their goals. That’s why we’ve developed a diverse set of scholarship programs worth over $500,000 a year to help address the critical need for student funding across Canada. Please review the chart below to see which scholarship is right for you.
Deadlines vary beginning February 23rd, 2016
The Scholarship Committee of the BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier
The Scholarship Committee of the BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier is an administrative body that annually grants scholarships to women with a desire to begin training in culinary, beverage or hospitality fields, and to women already skilled in these fields who seek to refine or further their expertise at an educational institution/course of their choice.
All scholarships are awarded based on merit, ability, commitment and passion, and may range in value between $300 and $2000 depending on funds available, program requirements and approved applicants. Each application is reviewed and evaluated by the scholarship committee composed of Les Dames members.
Applications are accepted until February 28th each year and are awarded in April. Applicants must be B.C. residents.
BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils Educational Award (student)
The BCCPAC Educational Award is granted annually to a well-rounded student in Grade 12 who is involved and interested in many things and has an understanding of the importance of parent involvement in education. The student must be from a school that has a PAC that is a member of BCCPAC. The following must be submitted:
- Complete the BC Educational Award application showing specific plans as to immediate future academic, technical, or vocational education or training studies.
- Prepare a 300 to 500 word essay, on the value of parent involvement in education, with reference to Parent Advisory Councils (PACs), District Parent Advisory Councils (DPACs), and/or BCCPAC.
- Include a cover letter with information about interests and evidence of good citizenship, leadership, sportsmanship, and community service.
- Include two letters of reference: one from an educator, and one from a community member, but not a relative of the applicant. The references should comment on the applicant's good citizenship, leadership, sportsmanship, and community service.
- Provide copies of Grade 11 and Grade 12 report cards or transcripts to date.
Important: Children of current BCCPAC board members, staff, or contractors are not eligible to apply for this award.
This provincial award is in the amount $1000.
Completed applications must be received by the BCCPAC office by February 28th each year.
The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award
The Levitt family awards each year's selected recipient $2,500 in funding to help them live their life to the fullest. The award could be put towards an educational endeavour, engagement in sports, or investment in a travel experience – all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey. Award recipients are expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds.
Parachute is now accepting applications for the 2016 Stacey Levitt Memorial Award. Applications will be accepted until February 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST. The winner will be announced at the end of April 2016. To be eligible to apply, applicants must be currently enrolled in a Canadian secondary school.
Explore French Immersion Bursary Program
Explore is a five-week intensive French-immersion bursary program that is offered during the spring or summer for people with any skill level in French. Explore participants are awarded a $2,200 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the course, instructional materials, meals, and accommodation. You will discover another region of Canada while learning French in classes adapted to your language level. Through classroom instructions, workshops, sociocultural activities, and field trips, you will not only improve your language skills, but discover the culture of a new region as well, all while exploring, meeting new people from across the country, and exchanging ideas in a stimulating environment perfect for learning the French language. Experience something new and discover your country and your strengths through Explore!
Deadline is February 28th, 2016
BCGEU Scholarship Program
Annually, The BCGEU offers $45,000 in scholarship awards for students who are BCGEU members or relatives of BCGEU members or staff ($3,000 to full time students and $2,000 to part time students).
DEADLINE: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
NOTE: Late applications will not be considered.
Huron University College Rewards
Huron University College rewards academic excellence and provides a number of automatic scholarships as well as scholarships that require an application.
Huron guarantees a scholarship to any Canadian secondary school applicant with a final admission average of 80% or higher.
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program was established in 2002. This Program is supported by donations of the members of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) and by the generous contributions from the Algar family, Doreen Laszlo (spouse of Dr. Charles Laszlo) and MED-El. We encourage applicants to review the eligibility criteria before applying to the CHHA Scholarship Program.
We are pleased to announce that the 2016 scholarship application form is now available online, with a deadline of March 4, 2016 at 3 pm (EST). Please use the "Apply Now!" button below to access the application:
Student's On Ice Scholarship
Students on Ice offers many different scholarships to participate on our expeditions. The majority of these scholarships support high school students travelling on our Arctic expeditions, though there are several scholarships for high school students wishing to participate on our Antarctic expeditions as well. All of our scholarships are offered by our partner organizations; these partners fund scholarships with specific criteria, and many also have supplementary questions that applicants need to answer. Please read the section below to understand how to apply for our scholarships and note the application deadline for this year.
How to Apply for a Scholarship:
Students can apply for a scholarship at any time. All you need to do is fill out and submit our online Student Application Form and follow the specific instructions below.
Please note that if you are not selected to receive a scholarship, you can secure a spot on the expedition only by fundraising or paying for the expedition fee.
Currently, 40 scholarships are available for the Students on Ice 2016 Arctic Expedition, and these are made possible through the generous support of our partners. Students can apply for a scholarship through our online application form. In the “Paying the Expedition Fee: Self-financing, Fundraising, & Scholarships” section of the form, be sure to check off that you will apply for a scholarship. This will allow us to enter your application into various pools if you are eligible for different scholarships. If you entered into a specific scholarship pool, you will receive an email notice informing you of any additional requirements that are needed to complete your application.
Unless otherwise specified, all scholarship applications for the 2016 Arctic Expedition are due on March 11, 2016 at 5pm EST.
MORE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
International UBC Scholarships
The diversity that international students contribute to our community enriches it immeasurably. UBC recognizes the academic achievement of outstanding students from around the world by devoting more than $10 million CAD annually to awards, scholarships, and other forms of financial support for international undergraduate students.
MUST APPLY BY JANUARY 31ST
The Art Institute Scholarships
Through a range of competitions and other opportunities, The Art Institute is offering over $135 million in full and partial scholarships to new and current students in the 2015-2016 school year. They also offer a variety of financial resources to help qualified students meet their costs. Their dedicated Student Financial Aid Officers will help you explore all your options-including grants, loans, and scholarships-as you start on your journey toward bringing your ideas to life.
Use the links below to learn more about grant and scholarship opportunities:
The Mensa Canada General Scholarship
Application deadline is January 31, 2016. The results of the competition will be announced in late July or early August, 2016.
Chinese Government Scholarship Program
Students from British Columbia have the opportunity to study at a Chinese university on scholarships from the Chinese Government.
In British Columbia, the Ministry of Advanced Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, administers the recruitment of students and the routine management of the Chinese Government Scholarship Program.
Students who study abroad gain valuable exposure to Chinese language, culture and business practices, as well as a chance to develop enriching life-long relationships across the Pacific.
The scholarships are provided to graduating secondary school students and students enrolled in post-secondary studies in undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs. Full and partial scholarships are available.
Deadline is February 29th, 2016
PSI Selections Form
Are you planning on attending Post-Secondary next year? If so, your transcripts can be sent to various universities, colleges and institutes using the Student Secure Web on the BC Government website.
Prior to graduation, you can indicate which institutions you plan to apply to and have your transcripts sent electronically to them. Complete the Post-Secondary Institutions (PSI) Selections form using Student Secure Web. PLEASE NOTE, THAT POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS MAY STILL ASK YOU TO SEND THEM TRANSCRIPTS SEPARATELY. MAKE SURE THAT YOU CHECK YOUR ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS!
Students access the online PSI Selections form from the Student Secure Web at www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/tsw/tsw/student/. Schools do not have access to this site. This is a personal document that requires students to provide authorization for the ministry to release their information to outside institutions.
University of Guelph National Scholarship Program
These 12 scholarships are considered the University of Guelph's most prestigious undergraduate awards. Students with an outstanding academic record, who have made significant contributions to their schools and their communities, who have demonstrated innovative and unique approaches to implementing change and/or bringing about improvements to life, and who demonstrate the greatest potential to be future leaders are invited to apply.
These scholarships will be allocated as:
- President's Scholarships
- Lincoln Alexander Scholarships
- David Mirvish Chancellor's Scholarship
- Chancellor's Scholarship
You are eligible to apply if you:
- Are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
- Are entering the first semester of any degree program at the University of Guelph or the University of Guelph-Humber;
- Have not previously attended a post-secondary institution;
- Have at least a 90% admission average;
- Have made significant leadership contributions to your school and/or community.
Student Application Deadline: January 25, 2016 11:59 pm (EST)
Reference Letters Deadline: February 1, 2016 11:59 pm (EST)
This application will be available beginning December 1, 2015
Quest University Canada
Some Important Dates and Deadlines:
The Recommended Application Deadline is February 1, 2016 – we recommend students complete their Admissions application by February 1 due to the limited number of spots available for the Fall 2016 class. We will review applications after this date if space is available.
The Scholarship Deadline is March 1, 2016 – a student’s Admissions application must be complete before applying for scholarships. If a student is applying for both scholarships and financial aid, these applications must be submitted at the same time. After March 1, students are only eligible to apply for need-based financial aid. Students are reviewed only once for scholarship and/or financial aid.The majority of our students receive some form of scholarships or financial aid to offset the cost of tuition.
The Enrolment Confirmation Deadline is May 1, 2016. Students must confirm their enrolment by this date.
Counsellor Visits to Quest:
The best way to learn about Quest is to experience it. If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit us, we encourage you to do so. We now offer travel grants for high school counsellors and educators who would like to attend an on-campus Preview Day. The upcoming dates are: October 17, November 14, December 5, February 13, and March 12.
Click here to learn more and register.
B. Davis Scholarship ($1,000)
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2016.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 23, 2016
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
The Post Secondary Institutions of British Columbia (NEW WEBSITE)
PSI-BC is pleased to announce the launch a new “Public” website that gives counsellors, parents and students easier access to basic information on all our member institutions.
Please check out this new “public” website at: www.psibcinfo.com
The new “public” website is being developed as a central resource where students, and parents, can more easily find and/or access key information. It’s also mobile friendly.
You will also find COMMUNITY EVENTS and CAMPUS EVENTS & UPDATES pages that will list Open Houses, Information Sessions and any other events or major news items that you and your students and parents might want to know about; the website will provide basic information that is linked to institutional websites.
Dartmouth Undergraduate Science Essay Competition
The Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science is sponsoring an international science essay competition for high school students.
By providing an interdisciplinary forum for sharing undergraduate research, the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science highlights the important and exciting work being done by Dartmouth students and faculty. Through the international science essay competition, the undergraduate editorial board seeks to include a broader array of voices in exploring the recent effects and future promise of science in our society. A complete explanation of the contest, along with rules for participation, can be found online.
RE/MAX Western Canada Quest for Excellence Bursary ($1,000)
RE/MAX of Western Canada has renewed the Quest for Excellence bursary program. This year we are once again offering (16) $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students.
This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Students can enter online at www.remax.ca > about RE/MAX > In the Community > Quest for Excellence.
2016 Quest for Excellence program is open for submissions from September 14, 2015 until midnight March 14, 2016. Only online entries will be accepted.
SFU Major Entrance Scholarships
APPLICATION IS REQUIRED FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS:
SFU invites secondary school students who have applied for admission to the Fall term to apply to their Major Entrance Scholarship (MES) Competition. To be eligible, regular secondary school applicants must have a minimum admissions average of 90% for the Faculty they have applied to (not rounded up) and IB diploma applicants must have a minimum of 31 IB points. MES winners will be announced in April through to the end of May.
The Major Entrance Scholarship Application is now open.
MES applicants coming from a BC/Yukon regular secondary school must self-report their grades by February 15, 2016.
MES application deadline: January 31, 2016
You will be considered for all of the following Major Entrance Scholarships by filling out one application form.
David C. Lam Scholarship & TCF Refugee Award
The deadline for the David C. Lam Scholarship and TCF Refugee Award is January 31, 2016. Select AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES in the left-hand menu to find out more information as well as view the application procedure for each award.
For more information about our efforts to help refugees and our inspiring past recipients, please read our newsletter HERE.
YVR ART Foundation Scholarship
$5,000 Scholarship Award Applications for 2016 are now OPEN!
We are now accepting applications for the Youth and Mid-Career $5,000 Scholarships for BC and Yukon First Nations artists. Click HERE for the Call for Applications document. Scholarship applications may be submitted by mail, courier, in person or online. Click HERE to find the online application as well as a downloadable PDF application form.
The deadline for scholarship applications is January 29, 2016.
If you need any assistance with the application process please contact the YVR Art Foundation at 604.276.6261 or by email. Click here for email.
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