External Scholarships and Bursaries A-B

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           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
Environmental Science

FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION CONTACT:
EMAIL:  info@ahrgc.org or Brian Weeks blweeks@shaw.ca


 ALLIANCE FOR EQUALITY OF BLIND CANADIANS (formally, National Federation of the Blind: Advocates for Equlity)

AVAILABLE TO: AEBC offers scholarships each year to 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 to April, 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 :

WEBSITE:  http://www.blindcanadians.ca/ 


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

WEBSITE: www.anndavis.org


ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL BIOLOGISTS SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO: A student who is the son or daughter, spouse, niece, nephew, granddaughter or grandson of a 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.

APPLICATIONS FROM:  
The Association of Professional Biologists of British Columbia
Suite 205-733 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 3C7
Telephone or Fax:  (250) 383-3306   Email:  apbbc@apbbc.bc.ca

Website: https://professionalbiology.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 awards@aucc.ca

WEBSITE:  www.aucc.ca/


 AUCC SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

AVAILABLE TO: Student with a documented permanent disability, studying full-time leading to a first undergraduate degree.

EMAIL:  awards@aucc.ca

WEBSITE:  www.aucc.ca/


AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS

Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Award    Deadline: November 30

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     Deadline: June 15

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.

Hans McCorriston Motive Power Machinist Grant Program

AVAILABLE TO:  For students in a machinist course in Canada.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Automotive Industries Association of Canada
1272 Wellington Street,
Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A7
TELEPHONE: (613) 728-5821  FAX: (613) 728-6021 
EMAIL: aia@aiacanada.com

WEBSITE: www.aiacanada.com


BARRY SULLIVAN Q. C.  MEMORIAL BURSARY

AVAILABLE TO:  Students pursuing a degree in one of the three following disciplines: law, social work and education.

Successful applicants should meet the following criteria: 1) Be enrolled full-time at a degree granting post-secondary institution in BC, 2) Have completed first year of studies. Graduate students are welcome to apply, 3) Should demonstrate strong/high academic standing at the post-secondary level, 4) Should display financial need, 5) Should be involved with volunteer work, community organizations, or in extracurricular activities outside of school, 6) Should display some work experience. Application should include an application form, minimum two reference letters, transcripts, a yearly budget outlining financial need and a list of financial awards received in the past four years

Deadline: November 30

APPLICATIONS FROM:
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: liannesullivan@hotmail.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.

WEBSITE:  www.basilicatacultural.ca

APPLICATIONS TO:
Danny Liberatore,
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

Open doors, go places with a BC Aboriginal Student Award or Aboriginal Teacher Education Award. The Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society is offering awards of $1,000 - $5,000 for Aboriginal learners.

AVAILABLE TO: The program is open to BC residents of Aboriginal ancestry who have been active in their school or community and are planning to study in:

  • An approved trades training or apprenticeship program,
  • A certificate or diploma program,
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree program, or
  • A teacher education program, leading to certification by the BC Teachers’ Council.

WEBSITE: To apply or for more information visit www.bcscholarship.ca/web/aboriginal


B.C. ARTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM

AMOUNT: multiple awards value upto $6000 each

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.

For more info about qualifications and how to apply, visit:
http://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html

British Columbia Arts Council
Box 9819, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8V 9W3
TELEPHONE:  (250) 356-1718   FAX:  (250) 387-4099 
E-MAIL:  bcartscouncil@gems2.gov.bc.ca
WEBSITE:  www.bcartscouncil.ca

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2014


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.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
B.C. Cattlemen's Association
Agri-Centre
4-10145 Dallas Drive
Kamloops, BC V2C 6T4
TELEPHONE:  (250) 573-3611

WEBSITE: www.cattlemen.bc.ca/awards


BCGEU STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO: Members, relatives or relatives of deceased or retired members of BCGEU in good standing. Applicants must be living in Canada.

WEBSITE: www.bcgeu.ca/member_resources_scholar

Deadline: February 28, 2014


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

WEBSITE: www.bchistory.ca/awards/essay


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 dfinlayson@bchrma.org with Subject: Post Secondary FV Award.


  B.C. HYDRO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Aboriginal Peoples

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.

WEBSITE:  http://www.bchydro.com/community/community_investment/scholarships.html

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.

WEBSITE: www.powerpioneers.com


BRITISH COLUMBIA NURSES EDUCATION BURSARY

DESCRIPTION:
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

APPLICATIONS FROM:  
Financial Aid and Awards or 

WEBSITE:  www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc/specialprograms/nursebursary.htm  


 B.C. PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION 

For further information on there listed scholarships visit the Canadian Paraplegic Association.         

WEBSITE:  www.canparaplegic.org


BC TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

AMOUNT: 6 grants of $1000 for graduating Grade 12 students and 2 grants at $5000 for current University or College students

AVAILABLE TO: Full time students at a publicly funded, BC based educational institution; Canadian citizens, landed immigrants or permanent residents (proof of citizenship will be required before grants will be awarded); Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (transcripts required).

APPLICATIONS FROM: http://www.bctia.org/Events/Tech-Scholarship

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2014


BC WILDLIFE FEDERATION

AVAILABLE TO: A B.C. resident who is attending a credited university or college in the sciences or related outdoors field in the upcoming 2014 Spring term. Note, all application criteria must be met in order to qualify. (See list of application criteria in application form.)

APPLICATIONS FROM:
www.bcwf.bc.ca


BeTheBoss FUTURE OF FRANCHISING AWARD

DESCRIPTION: BeTheBoss.ca is Canada’s most informative franchise directory.  Over the past decade we’ve experienced tremendous success helping savvy investors purchase the right business for their lifestyle.  To give back to our community and foster the next generation of entrepreneurs, we’ve developed the Future of Franchising award.

Four awards, valued at $1000 each, will be awarded on August 1st, 2014 to post secondary students with an interest in franchising.  One award will be granted in each of the following four regions: Western Canada, Central Canada, Eastern Canada and Atlantic Canada.

AVAILABLE TO: Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada who are enrolled full time in post-secondary studies

APPLICATION: Please submit a 500-600 word commentary on the importance of franchising, including what it means to you and your community.  This should be a unique piece of writing to you.

You must include your full name, address and telephone number, as well as, the name of your school, program and expected graduation date.

Submit applications via email to:

Elana Lancit
BeTheBoss Canada
302-1037 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC   V6H 1E3
Tel: (604)730-5553

Email: elana@frantechmedia.com

WEBSITE: http://www.betheboss.ca 

Application deadline is June 1st, 2014


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.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
www.biac-aclc.ca


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.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Bulkley Valley Cattlemen's Association
Box 415
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.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
The Burnaby Historical Society Scholarship Committee
6501 Deer Lake Ave.
Burnaby, B.C.  V5G 3T6
TELEPHONE:  (604) 297-4559
E-MAIL:  tgooden@infinet.net


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before you register:

www.StudentAidBC.ca

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Apply for Interest-Free Status:

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UFV Bursaries
Applications accepted every semester.
Apply online through your myUFV account!

UFV Scholarships
Applications accepted from
March 15th to May 10th

For more information, including award criteria,
please visit www.ufv.ca/scholarships

    
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