External Scholarships and Bursaries A-B
Designated for students of Aboriginal ancestry
Designated for students with a disability
ABBOTSFORD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES:
The Abbotsford Foundation administers a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries for students at participating secondary schools in the Abbotsford School district. To apply, grade 12 students should contact their school counselling centre. All applications must be submitted in early March.
AGASSIZ - HARRISON ROD & GUN CLUB BURSARY PROGRAM
AVAILABLE TO: Student(s) in the Eastern Fraser Valley (East of, but not including, Abbotsford and Maple Ridge as far East of, and including, Hope and Yale). Studying or planning to study in one of the following fields in a degree or certificate program;
Wild life conservation, biology or management
Fisheries biology or management
Agriculture, forming or livestock management
Forest or range management
Agassiz - Harrison Rod & Gun Club
P.O. Box 741
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0
EMAIL: email@example.com or Brian Weeks firstname.lastname@example.org
THE AGRICORE UNITED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Members' Scholarship
AVAILABLE TO: Immediate family members (husband, wife, son or daughter) of an Agricore United members in good standing as at selection date. Enrolled in full-time post-secondary education at a recognized college or university in any field of study.
Member and Shareholder Services Administration
P.O. Box 6600
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3A7
TELEPHONE: Toll Free 1-800-661-4844
FarmGUARD Post Secondary Scholarship Program
AVAILABLE TO: Available to dependent children of policyholders in the FarmGUARD program, enrolled in Agriculture or any ag-related field of study.
Member and Shareholder Services
P.O. Box 6600
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3A7
TELEPHONE: Toll Free 1-800-661-4844
ALBERTA CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR ABORIGINAL STUDENTS STUDYING IN BC
AVAILABLE TO: Aboriginal undergraduate students enrolled in full-time studies in a bachelor, diploma or certificate program. Preference will be given to students working on their first credential (Law and Medicine students may apply).
UFV Financial Aid and Awards Office (Abbotsford)
Alberta Centennial Scholarship for Aboriginal Students
Attention: Suzanne Bate, Chair, ACS Selection Committee
c/o Aboriginal Education
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, BC V8P 5J2
TELEPHONE: (250) 370-3659
ALLIANCE FOR EQUALITY OF BLIND CANADIANS (formally, National Federation of the Blind: Advocates for Equlity)
AVAILABLE TO: A recognize outstanding blind, deaf-blind, and partially sighted post-secondary school students.Attending a post-secondary programme (college, university or vocational) within the period of September 2009 to April 2010, with a full-time course load or at a 40% course load when accompanied by an explanation. Students at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels as well as those in training programs, educational upgrading, and taking courses in the performing arts are encouraged to apply
APPLICATIONS FROM :
ANN DAVIS TRANSITION SOCIETY BURSARY
AVAILABLE TO: A full-time student who is a single parent in a social services discipline and plan to work in the field of abuse prevention benefiting a diverse population.
Typed application, 1 - 3 pages, will be mailed between May 1 and August 4.
Applicants will indicate financial need and address all of the foregoing questions .
Include proof of course enrollment, social insurance and UFV student number.
Describe (briefly) their feminist perspective on women and abuse.
Have at least 12 months of relevant volunteer experience.
A letter from the organization with whom the student volunteered.
Names and business telephone numbers for two referencees who should be past employers or professionals working in the community who can verify the information in the application.
A committee designated by the Ann Davis Board of Directors will review applications. All applicants will be notified when a decision is made, however, the successful applicant's name will not be shared.
All information sent to Ann Davis is strictly confidential and unsuccessful applications will be shredded immediately a candidate is chosen.
The Board of Directors will not enter into discussion with unsuccessful applicants.
APPLICATIONS should be marked 'confidential' and addressed to:
Ann Davis Bursary
Ann Davis Transition Society
9475 Williams Street
Chilliwack, BC V2P 5E8
ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL BIOLOGISTS SCHOLARSHIP
AVAILABLE TO: A student who is the son or daughter, spouse, niece, nephew, granddaughter or grandson of a member member in good standing of the Association, or a student member of the APB, or Biologist in Training, or an R.P. Bio, in good standing, who is returning to university to pursue a higher degree.
The Association of Professional Biologists of British Columbia
Suite 205-733 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3C7
Telephone or Fax: (250) 383-3306 Email: email@example.com
ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF CANADA AWARDS
Corporate Scholarships for Employees’ Dependents
AVAILABILITY: These scholarships are restricted to dependents of employees of the following companies or organizations. Scholarships are awarded mainly on the basis of academic excellence, with some eligibility criteria. For information on a specific organization’s scholarship program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
AUCC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
AVAILABLE TO: Student with a documented permanent disability, studying full-time leading to a first undergraduate degree.
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS
Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Award
AVAILABLE TO: Students enrolled in an automotive aftermarket industry-related program or curriculum at a Canadian college or university. This includes students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice. It also includes studies in any of the following automotive sectors: auto body, hard parts, heavy duty, or motive power (machinists).
AIA and the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Program
AVAILABLE TO: Applicants who are either a graduating high school senior or have graduated from high school within the past two years pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket.
AIA/Marion Roberts Memorial Awards
AVAILABLE TO: Dependents or a full-time employee in an active AIA member company in good standing. Confirmation of the parent’s/spouse’s employment must be provided by the Member Company and be sent along with the scholarship application.
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund
AVAILABLE TO: Full-time students who are at the following levels of their educational studies:
- Graduate level studies at an accredited university or college;
- Four-year accredited universtiy or college;
- Three-year accredited university or community college;
- Two-year community college;
- Vocational/technical school.
Automotive Industries Association of Canada
1272 Wellington Street,
Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A7
TELEPHONE: (613) 728-5821 FAX: (613) 728-6021
THE BANK OF MONTREAL BRAIN MONEY STUDENT SERVICES
For students who are not eligible for federal or provincial government student loans and grants, the Bank of Montreal offers the Brain Money Student Line of Credit. For information, contact your local branch of the Bank of Montreal, or visit the Brain Money
BARRY SULLIVAN Q. C. MEMORIAL BURSARY
AVAILABLE TO: Students pursuing a degree in one of the three following disciplines: law, social work and education.
Office of Directors
c/o Barry Sullivan, Q.C. Memorial Bursary Society
425 Donald Street
Coquitlam, BC V3K 3Z9
TELEPHONE: (604) 939-2988 (Dawne Sullivan-Waddell)
EMAIL: email@example.com. (Lianne Sullivan)
BASILICATA CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS
AVAILABLE TO: All student residents of Canada of Basilicata origins attending post-secondary schools (Colleges or Universities) in Canada. These scholarships are intended to help the winners offset the cost of studies in Canada or to visit Basilicata, the region of their family origin.
Scholarship Program Coordinator
c/o Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada
28 Roytec Road, Suite 15
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 8E4
TELEPHONE: (905) 850-1040
FAX: (905) 850-1078
QUESTIONS - contact the President
Emanuele Di Lecce, P.Eng
TELEPHONE: (905) 771-0647
B.C. ABORIGINAL STUDENT AWARD or ABORIGINAL TEACHER EDUCATION AWARD
AVAILALBE TO: BC residents of Aboriginal ancestry who have been active in their school or community and are studying in:
- An approved trades training or apprecticeship program,
- A certificate or diploma program,
- An undergraduate or graduate degree program, or
- A teacher education program, leadin got certification by the BC Teachers' Council.
B.C. ARTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM
AVAILABLE TO: Students who are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who are registered in first or second year at a recognized university or community college program in one of the following disciplines: theatre, dance, music, visual arts and crafts, film and video, creative writing, arts administration, or museological and conservation studies.
AVAILABLE TO: Students who are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants for course work/programs following completion of the second year of university undergraduate or professional diploma programs; or for a post-graduate program.
For more info about qualifications and how to apply, visit:
British Columbia Arts Council
Box 9819, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8V 9W3
TELEPHONE: (250) 356-1718 FAX: (250) 387-4099
DEADLINE: APRIL 30
B.C. CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION
AVAILABLE TO: Students planning to enter their first year of post-secondary during the month period following the application deadline.
Martin Riedemann Bursaries
AVAILABLE TO: Students in any first year course of study who come from a rural area where cattle are raised. Applicants must be sponsored by a local member association of the BC Cattlemen’s Association.
BC Cattlemen’s Association Bursary
AVAILABLE TO: A student entering first year of post-secondary studies whose parent is a member of the BC Cattlemen’s Association.
B.C. Cattlemen's Association
4-10145 Dallas Drive
Kamloops, BC V2C 6T4
TELEPHONE: (250) 573-3611
BCGEU STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
AVAILABLE TO: Members or relatives or relatives of deceased or retired members of BCGEU in good standing. Applicants must be living in Canada.
B.C. HISTORICAL FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP
W. Kaye Lamb Essay Scholarships
AVAILABLE TO: Any student attending a BC college or university may apply. Scholarships are awarded annually for essays written on a topic relating to British Columbia history.
Submit applications to:
Marie Elliott, Chair
BC Historical Federation Scholarship Committee
PO Box 5254, Station B
Victoria, BC V8R 6N4
B.C. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (HRMA)
AVAILABLE TO: A Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management (or equivalent program) students, who will be selected by the B.C. Human Resources Mangement Association (HRMA), Fraser Valley Advisory Council. The gift will be awarded to qualifying students from one of any of the Fraser Valley post-secondary institutions: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Trinity Western University and University Of the Fraser Valley.
APPLICATION: Please prepare a letter responding to the following questions:
What Human Resources courses have you completed? Please provide grades.
What are your short and long term career goals?
What Human Resources experience do you have?
Which HRMA sponsored functions have you attended?
What is your most significant accomplishment?
Why are you interested in receiving this award?
Why should you be selected?
Have you ever volunteered with HRMA? Are you interested in volunteering with HRMA?
Submit applications to:
Debra Finlayson at firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject: Post Secondary FV Award.
B.C. HYDRO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
AVAILABLE TO: individuals who are status/non-status Indians, Inuit or Métis and are residents of B.C. and who plan to enrol in a full-time public post-secondary institution or who are attending a full-time public post-secondary institution in any field of study. Essay not required.
Power Pioneers Youth Community Service Award
The BC Hydro Power Pioneers Youth Community Service Award is open to B.C. students attending school full-time, who are maintaining a passing grade, and who are 18 years of age and under. Candidates must have made outstanding contributions in their community for a considerable amount of time, or a one-time project that the individual initiated, organized and contributed to significantly.
BRITISH COLUMBIA NURSES EDUCATION BURSARY
To assist: Currently trained Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who are upgrading or requiring further education to work in BC's health care system
Former nurses and foreign-trained nurses requiring refresher or educational upgrading
Students in RN, RPN, LPN programs
Financial Aid and Awards or
B.C. PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION
For further information on there listed scholarships visit the Canadian Paraplegic Association.
BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (BIAC) BURSARY PROGRAM
AVAILABLE TO: Full-time students living with an acquired brain injury to pursue educational opportunities in English or French Canadian post secondary institutions in a recognized program leading to a degree, certificate or diploma or recognized apprenticeship/trades programs. You must be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person, within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
BULKLEY VALLEY CATTLEMAN'S ASSOCIATION BURSARY
AVAILABLE TO: Students who are entering first or second year post-secondary training. Preference will be given to a student entering the field of agriculture or related studies.
Bulkley Valley Cattlemen's Association
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0
BURNABY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP - donated by Dr. Violet & Dr. Bythe Eagles in honour of Evelyn Salisbury
AVAILABLE TO: A student enrolled at an accredited university or college and provde proof that he or she is enrolled in a majors or honours programme in Canadian History with good acdemic standing.
The Burnaby Historical Society Scholarship Committee
6501 Deer Lake Ave.
Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3T6
TELEPHONE: (604) 297-4559