Graduation, Post-Secondary & Scholarships - February 2023


These are the gowns you will be wearing as you cross the stage for Commencement. Ms. Shah has sent a form on your Teams account and if you are planning to attend Commencement in May, you NEED one of these.

Deadline to do this is Friday, February 17th!


City Camp Volunteer

Are you a fun-loving person who wants to bring the magic to camp for everyone there? We are looking for volunteers who are 16+ years old to join us at our Spring Break Camp March 13th-17th.

In this role, volunteers will lead participants through different activities, and learning opportunities and explore new passions, which will build essential connections & relationships in a day camp setting.


  • March 4, 2023 | Volunteer Training Day | 10.30 am - 2.30 pm at WCK office in Burnaby
  • Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 2023 | Volunteering | 8.30 am - 4.30 pm, @Simon Cunningham Elementary School, 9380 140th Street, Surrey, BC


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Wednesday, Feb. 15th, 5:30pm

This is an online event.

Interested in a future career where you'll get to design, create, and innovate? Want a career that can make an impacting change in our world? With over 14 engineering programs ranging from biomedical to environmental to manufacturing, all with a focus on sustainability and making a postivie impact on our world, we invite you to learn about how a degree with UBC Engineering can lead to unlimited career opportunities.

Join us on Zoom on February 15 at 5:30 PM by registering here.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Curios about how to apply to UFV? This webinar will provide clarity and instruction on the application process. By the end of the session, you will understand how to find program information and entrance requirements, learn how to apply and how to submit transcripts, and more.

Virtual session via Zoom

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Interested? Please speak with Ms. Richard in the Career Centre.

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Please see Ms. Richard in the Career Centre BEFORE Wednesday, Feb. 22. Limited seats available.
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We are thrilled to reach out and introduce you to an exceptional opportunity for your students. Elevate Aviation is a not-for-profit organization based out of Edmonton, AB, with a mission to help women and underrepresented groups thrive and succeed through careers in aviation.

As part of our mission, we are excited to announce that between March 14 and 23, 2023 we will be hosting our 7th Annual Cross Country Tour. This year, we will showcase 96 guest speakers across 24 Canadian cities made possible by a team of over 300 volunteers. On March 22 we will bring our tour to Vancouver International Airport.

The Elevate Aviation Cross Country Tour empowers youth to consider a career in aviation through inspirational presentations and behind the scenes tours by women in aviation. Each tour day is free of charge and features incredible guest speakers, lunch, and behind the scenes tours of the airport. Participants will hear from pilots, air traffic controllers, aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, and other aviation professionals.

We are specifically inviting students between the ages of 12-18 to participate in this unique opportunity, as we believe that introducing young people to the wide range of career opportunities available in aviation is an important step in increasing diversity and representation in the industry.

You can register online at

STEM INFO SESSION for Parents & Guardians

Calling All Parents/Guardians!

Did you know that as parents and guardians, you have the greatest influence on your youth? Does your parent or guardian understand what you want to study?

Parents and guardians are invited to join us in a virtual workshop exploring how you can support your youth’s journey in STEM. This event is targeted for parents/guardians for youth in Grades 8 to 12, however all parents/guardians are still welcome to attend.

In this session, you will become familiar with innovative ideas and activities to help integrate STEM into your youth’s daily life, helping them to think creatively and to create confidently. Guest speakers include engineering students & alumni who will share their experiences with you, and a representative from UBC Engineering Admissions who will explain the application process and answer any questions you may have.

This workshop is free of charge and hosted by UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach.

WHEN: Thursday, March 29 from 5 PM - 6:30 PM

WHERE: A Zoom link will be provided upon registration

INTERESTED? Please register here.

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Wanjara Nomad Collections has compiled an extensive collection of historical artifacts to preserve and share the history of Sikhs. This includes exploring how Sikhs perceive their past, present, and future.

As part of its efforts, Wanjara Nomad Collections is offering five scholarships worth $1,300 each to support post-secondary education for grade 12 students in British Columbia who will be attending a post-secondary institution in September 2023. These scholarships are open to all students, regardless of ethnicity, religion, or citizenship status.

Our goal is to inspire and empower students to pursue their dreams, make a positive impact on their communities and the world, and contribute to the legacy of Canada. We believe that education is the key to progress, and that young people have the power to shape the future. We are proud to offer these scholarships as a way to support and encourage the next generation of leaders.

Interested in applying? Go to this link.



Only students who fulfill the following conditions will be eligible to apply for and receive the BBF Bursary:

  1. You require financial assistance to be able to attend a post-secondary institution;
  2. You must have a combined family income under $35,000 per year. Successful applicants will be asked to bring an official document (eg. family income tax statement, evidence of government assistance) to the interview;
  3. You have the ability academically and emotionally to succeed in a post-secondary educational environment;
  4. You demonstrate the tenacity to achieve your goals.

If you fulfill the above criteria, please read the following Eligibility Requirements.


Should you wish to apply for this bursary, you will need to submit your name to Ms. Domingo by no later than Monday, February 20th via email with the Subject Line: BBF Bursary Nominee. Each school is only allowed a maximum of TWO applications per school.

As there are a few steps to fulfilling an application, please read the following to ensure you will have all the components of the application completed for submission by Saturday, February 25th.


$5000 - 10 Awards

Deadline: February 28th, 2023

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. Be pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  2. Have a GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.

Applications can be found by going to this link.


To be eligible a student must:

  1. Be a Grade 12 student attending a BCCPAC-member school.
  2. Be planning to pursue post-secondary studies (academic, vocational, technical, or training).

Applications can be found by going to this link.

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$60,000 is available for student scholarships in these 4 streams:

  1. Financial Wellness
  2. Future Women Leaders
  3. Diversity
  4. STEM

This exciting student-focused opportunity is available to current Grade 12 students across Canada, divided into the following regions:

  • Atlantic Canada
  • British Columbia/Yukon
  • Ontario
  • Prairies/Northwest Territories/Nunavut

Find out how to apply HERE. Terms, conditions of eligibility can be found here.

Deadline to apply: April 30, 2023

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Not everyone has the opportunity to go to post secondary school. Many young people are talented, committed, and driven to succeed, but need a little help to get started. This Scholarship is designed to help someone who has these attributes but has limited means to fund their education. Lack of ability to pay should not be a reason a promising young person is denied an education. We hope this small contribution will make a difference in one young person's journey to achieve their goals.

What They're Looking For

  • Study Year: Grade 12
  • Financial Need
  • Grades (Not Required): 80 - 100%

DEADLINE: MARCH 12, 2023 AT 8:59 pm (PST)

To apply, follow this link (but you will need a ScholarTree account).


Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada awards scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 once a year through a competitive process. Applications will open Monday January 23, 2023 for the academic year beginning in September, or January 2024. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be:

  • A permanent ward, or were a permanent ward of a Child Welfare Agency for at least 12 months, or are/were eligible for a provincial or territorial extended care program, such as Continued Care and Support for Youth (CCSY), or Voluntary Youth Services Agreement (VYSA)
  • Be age 18 or be under the age of 30 when starting of continuing in your program
  • Are planning to attend a program at a post-secondary institution either full-time or on a reduced schedule due to an accommodation, for a full academic year starting in September 2023, or January 2024

The deadline to submit your online application is Monday March 13, 2023.

INTERESTED? More details can be found here.

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The application deadline for the 2023 AEBC and Allyant Scholarship Program is Friday, March 31, 2023. All applications and supporting materials must be received by 11:59 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time on that date in order to be considered.
• The scholarship winners will be announced on June 1, 2023, or at the 2023 annual general meeting in September of 2023.
• The successful applicants will receive a confirmation email during the first week of June 2023.
• In September, following confirmation of enrollment for the 2023-24 academic year, recipients will receive their awards.

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is a grassroots organization that works to improve the lives of blind, deafblind and partially sighted Canadians through education, empowerment, and advocacy. Each year, we offer scholarships to recognize outstanding blind, deafblind and partially sighted post-secondary students. This year, we are pleased to offer five awards in total. Eligible applicants will be considered for all scholarships; a separate application for each is not required. Previous applicants or past recipients are eligible to reapply if qualified. The AEBC Student and Education Committee reviews all applications and selects all scholarship recipients.

For more information about the scholarships offered, please follow this link.


The intention of this bursary is to improve access to technology education for Indigenous students in Canada.

This bursary is intended to support Indigenous students who demonstrate financial need. While we will ask for proof of enrolment, the recipient of the award will be chosen based on financial need, and personal statements of experience found within the application.

What They're Looking For

  • Ethnicity: Aboriginal, Inuit, Metis, or North American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • Program: Arts or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Financial Need

Additional Notes

  • Eligible students are First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples in Canada
  • Applicants can be full-time or part-time students attending any post-secondary technology (and related fields) education program in Canada (this includes web development and coding boot camps)
  • You must be able to provide verifiable proof of enrolment for courses beginning in Fall of 2023
  • This bursary is intended to cover the cost of tuition and associated fees
  • The selected recipient is not eligible to re-apply for this bursary in the future
  • The award cannot be deferred

For more information, follow this link (but you will need a ScholarTree account to access).

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 31, 2023 at 8:59 PM (PST).


Do not google Partners36 scholarships as the correct application form can only be found on this link. Deadline to submit to Ms. Domingo electronically is: TUESDAY, APRIL 11TH by 3.00 PM ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Meeting for details coming soon.



Scholarship scams take advantage of students looking to help fund their education. This article reveals how to spot an davoid common scholarship scams, as well as what to do if you've been caught by one.

For different types of scams, how to spot them and how to report them, read this.



The Youth Mental Health Association is a for-youth, by-youth non-profit organization with the goal of destigmatizing mental health. We have a dedicated and passionate team of volunteers who put in a lot of effort into reaching our goals. They provide resources, support and camaraderie.


ACCESS provides career guidance and funding for Indigenous students to attend further training and education. Despite the COVID-19 challenges, ACCESS is open for business to provide support and guidance to students.

For more information about ACCESS programs and supports, please see ACCESS.

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EducationPlannerBC helps learners make well informed decisions about their education and career options. Use the PLAN section to find articles and information about the different paths along the student journey. Know what program you're in treated in? Use the SEARCH section to find schools, admission requirements, costs of attending that program in a particular school. Use the APPLY section to apply to multiple post-secondary institutions.


SchoolFinder helps students, parents and counsellors explore schools across Canada and around the world. Go ahead and compare program pre-requisites and costs all in one place!
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StudentScholarships have been providing scholarship information to students and scholarship management services since 2003.


Scholar Tree - Scholarships made simple.


Ms. Tifenbach - students whose last names begin with A - D

Mr. Sharma - students whose last names begin with E - Lan

Ms. Flack - students whose last names begin with Lap - Ro (works Mondays to Wednesdays)

Ms. Gill - students whose last names begin with Lap - Ro (works Thursdays and Fridays)

Ms. Domingo - students whose last names begin with Rr - Z