External Scholarships and Bursaries I-M

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         Designated for students of Aboriginal ancestry  

            Designated for students with a disability


IKE BARKER TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO: Students who, after completing two years of study at an eligible sending institution must transfer their credits into full-time studies at another public post-secondary institution in BC to complete their degree. Successful applicants must clearly demonstrate academic merit as well as significant involvement in their community and/or school.

DEADLINE:  check website for deadline

WEBSITE:  http://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/transfer


IMPERIAL OIL RESOURCES LIMITED - NATIVE EDUCATIONAL AWARDS

AVAILABLE TO: Applicants of Aboriginal ancestry (Indian- status and non-status, Inuit, or Metis). Must be pursuing post-secondary studies in disciplines relevant to the petroleum industry (eg. engineering, geology, geophysics, accounting, computer science, secretarial, petroleum technologies).

APPLICATIONS FROM:

Coordinator, Native Educational Awards Program
Human Resources Department
Imperial Oil Limited
237 - 4th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3M9
Telephone: (403) 237-4444
Fax: (403) 232-5870


INDSPIRE - Building Brighter Futures

Indspire is the largest supporter of Indigenous education outside the federal government. Indspire offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships including:

  • Fine Arts
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Health Careers
  • Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Pre-Law Bursary
  • Oil, Gas, Trades and Technology
  • Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centers
  • Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth - Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

AVAILABLE TO: First Nation, Inuit or Metis students

DEADLINE: Varies, see website for more information

WEBSITE: www.indspire.ca/apply


IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA LIMITED FUND SCHOLARSHIP FOR DISABLED STUDENTS

AMOUNT: $5,000 (maximum 10 awards available)

ELIGIBILITY: All disciplines are eligible. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or have lived in Canada for at least two years as permanent residents.

ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION: Any Canadian degree-granting institution or community college where the applicants is following a degree program under the college-university transfer system.

STUDENTS WITH A DISABILITY: "A disability is a functional limitation resulting from a physical, sensory, or mental impairment, which, for an indefinite period, affects the ability of the student to perform the activities necessary to participate fully in post secondary learning."

WEBSITE: www.aucc.ca


INTERIOR DELUXE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AMOUNT: $1500

AVAILABLE TO: All students of all majors in all countries who are 16 years of age or older

WEBSITE: www.interior-deluxe.com/content/57-scholarship-program


INTERIOR LOGGING ASSOCIATION MEMBER SCHOLARSHIPS

Forestry Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: any graduating student in the ILA's operating area enrolling in full time studies in a forestry related discipline at a Canadian College or University or Vocational School.


Member Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: graduating secondary school students or students already enrolled in college or university in any discipline who are immediate relatives of ILA members or employees of member companies. Candidates must be enrolling in a full time program at an accredited Canadian College, University or Institute of Technology.


Associates Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: graduating secondary school students who are immediate relatives of an ILA member or member company employees. This scholarship is awarded to the ILA affiliated applicant with the highest academic standard enrolling in a Canadian College, University or Technical School as a full-time student in a Business Administration discipline.


Member Trades School Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: students of an ILA member enrolling in a full-time program at a British Columbia Trade School in Heavy Duty Mechanics, Professional Truck Driving or Heavy Duty Machine Operators Course, Welding Course or similar training program that leads to employment with the logging industry.

APPLICATIONS FROM
Interior Logging Association
3204 - 39th Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 3C8
TELEPHONE: (250) 503-2199 FAX: (250) 503-2250
E-MAIL: info@interiorlogging.org

WEBSITE: http://www.interiorlogging.org


INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S AND WAREHOUSEMEN'S UNION:

Harry Bridges Undergraduate Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: Members and sons and daughters of members in good standing, of the ILWU in attendance at the University of BC, the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, BCIT or any college in BC.


Thomas P. Mayes Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: Members, and sons and daughters of members, in good standing, of the ILWU; candidates may attend the University of BC, the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, BCIT or any college in BC.

 

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Office of Awards and Financial Aid
1036-1874 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Telephone: (604) 822-5111
Fax (604) 822-6929

WEBSITE: http://www.students.ubc.ca/finance/awards.cfm


INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S AND WAREHOUSEMEN'S UNION LOCAL 506:

Ralph Scruton Memorial Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: Members in good standing of the ILWU Local 506, and their sons and daughters. Candidates may attend the University of BC, the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, BCIT or any college in BC and must enroll in a full program of studies.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Office of Awards and Financial Aid
1036-1874 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Telephone: (604) 822-5111
Fax: (604) 822-6929

WEBSITE: http://www.students.ubc.ca/finance/awards.cfm


INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S AND WAREHOUSEMEN'S UNION LOCAL 517

Bud Smith Scholarship

AVAILABLE TO: Members of Local 517, and their sons/daughters. Candidates may attend UBC, UVIC, SFU, BCIT or any Regional Colleges and must enrol in a full program of undergraduate study.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Student Financial Assistance and Awards Office
Brock Hall
Room 1038, 1874 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Telephone: (604) 822-5111
Fax: (604) 822-6929

WEBSITE: http://www.students.ubc.ca/finance/awards.cfm


INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO: Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Competition is open to graduate students, graduate degree holders and practicing professionals. Practicing professionals are eligible provided they have not been in the workforce longer than five years. All applicants must have received an undergraduate degree at the time of the application with the exception of students who are currently in Medical or Law School and were accepted without first obtaining an undergraduate degree.

APPLICATION FORMS:
Natalka Kocan
Scholarships and Training Division
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
600-350 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1
TELEPHONE: (613) 563-1236 ext 311
FAX: (613) 563-9745
E-MAIL: nkocanf@aucc.ca

WEBSITE: www.isunet.edu/admissions


THE IRVING K. BARBER - British Columbia Scholarship Society

WEBSITE: http://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/


I.W.A. LOCAL 1-80 BURSARY

AVAILABLE TO : All IWA Canada, Local 1-80 members or a wife, son, or daughter of an IWA Canada, Local 1-80 member, or to a person who is wholly supported by a member in good standing of Local 1-80. For the purposes of eligibility in applying for the bursary, the wife, son, or daughter of a deceased IWA Canada, Local 1-80 member in good standing at the time of his or her decease, or a member who is retired and was a member in good standing of Local 1-80 at the time of retirement, shall be eligible.

APPLICATIONS TO: (by letter)
Financial Secretary of I.W.A. Canada, Local 1-80
351 Brae Rd.
Duncan, BC V9L 3T9


JENNY CHILD MEMORIAL AWARD FOR ANY ARTS DISCIPLINE

AMOUNT: $1000

AVAILABLE TO: Applicant must be prepared to pursue full time education in the Fine Arts Field which includes visual, performing and literary arts or a multimedia discipline with a qualified instructor, a Professional Company or a recognized Post-Secondary Institution; Applicant must be a past or present resident of Chilliwack and currently in high school graduating year or over 18 years of age; Applicants are eligible to receive one Chilliwack Community Arts Council award per year.

HOW TO APPLY: Application forms are available from

Chilliwack Community Arts Council
#20 - 5725 Vedder Road
Chilliwack, BC
V2R 3N4  

Phone: 604-769-2787

Additional documentation for the application:

  1. One letter of reference.
  2. Personal letter giving a brief summary of your accomplishments in your chosen field and your expectations for your future.
  3. Also submit a written description of the discipline you have chosen to pursue.  If not attending a recognized School or Institute please submit the credentials of the Instructor with whom you plan to study.

DEADLINE: APRIL 1st


JOINT DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

UFCW Local 1518 and the Overwaitea Food Group are committed to celebrating and promoting diversity in the communities that we serve. We help students who share this commitment by offering the Joint Diversity Scholarship. Up to 10 - $1000 scholarships are available and will be awarded to applicants who have demonstrated involvement in diversity initiatives in their community.

AVAILABLE TO: Students who are BC residents and are going to be pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited institution in the fall of 2014.  Students in all stages of their education are eligible. Applicants are asked to demonstrate how they promote diversity awareness and acceptance in their community.

Please note that the application process will open in January 2014 and applications must be received by May 1, 2014.  

APPLICATIONS FROM: www.owfg.com/diversity


KPMG LLP FIRST NATIONS AND ABORIGINAL STUDENT AWARDS PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO: Encourage and assist First Nations and Aboriginal students in the pursuit of post-secondary education in the fields of Business, Economics, Political Science, Law or First Nation Financial Administration.

APPLICATIONS TO:
KPMG LLP
Marsland Centre
20 Erb Street West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 1T2


KATHARINE WHITESIDE TAYLOR BURSARY

AVAILABLE TO: Students who have completed at least half of a one or two year program in Early Childhood Education leading to a certificate or diploma.

APPLICATIONS FROM:

Local or regional parent cooperative council
OR
Carol Brown
2800 Elm Tree Road
RR#1
Lindsay, ON K9V 4R1
TELEPHONE OR FAX: (705) 374-4689
EMAIL: oppceo@hotmail.com
OR
Jean Stevenson
TELEPHONE: (705) 435-6549
E-MAIL: jbsteve@ican.net

WEBSITE: www.pcpctoronto.org


THE KEITH GILMORE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Two scholarships are offered to an individual in a post graduate degree program in agriculture, veterinary medicine, journalism and/or communications at a recognized university, leading to a career in the field of agriculture.

Four scholarships are offered to individuals in an undergraduate degree program in agriculture, veterinary medicine, journalism and/or communications at a recognized university, leading to a career in the field of agriculture. The successful applicant will already have completed a minimum of one year in his or her major field of studies.

Four scholarships are offered to individuals enrolled in a recognized diploma program in agriculture, journalism and/or communications, leading to a career in the field of agriculture. The successful applicants will have already completed a minimum of one year in a diploma program.

APPLICATIONS FROM:

The Keith Gilmore Foundation
5160 Skyline Way N.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2E 6V1
Telephone: (403) 275-2662
Fax: (403) 295-1333
Email: kgf@keithgilmorefoundation.com

WEBSITE: www.keithgilmorefoundation.com


KENN BOREK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Kenn Borek founded Kenn Borek Air with one twin otter in 1970. Now owning and operating approximately 50 aircraft, Kenn Borek Air provides services worldwide on all seven continents. Kenn Borek Air is also recognized worldwide for its spectacular rescue missions, including in the Antarctic. Kenn Borek was not only a successful businessman, he was also a community leader honoured for his significant contribution to his community with the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal in 2002.
 
In recognition of his achievements, the Borek Group of Companies established an annual scholarship in the amount of $4,000 in the name of the late Kenn Borek. The Kenn Borek Memorial Scholarship was instituted to assist Western and Northern Canadian students pursuing careers in aviation. The scholarship is to be used by the successful applicant towards payment of their aviation education.

AVAILABLE TO: A Canadian Citizen residing in the Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, British Columbia or Alberta who has a Grade 12 diploma or equivalency and is between the ages of 18 and 30 and has been accepted  into a pilot or aircraft maintenance training program at an accredited post-secondary institution.

If you meet the above criteria you are eligible to apply for a $4000 Bursary.

APPLICATIONS FROM: bmcdonald@parlee.com

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28 2014 

WEBSITE: www.nata-yzf.ca


KIN CANADA BURSARIES

A program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund Board of Trustees

AVAILABLE TO: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Also, applicants must be full-time students in the process of graduating from high school, or currently studying or registered at a post-secondary institution. Anyone interested in applying for financial assistance may use the standard application form by submitting the same to a Kinsman, Kinette or Kin Club nearest your permanent residence.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Kin Canada Bursaries
1920 Hal Rogers Drive
PO Box KIN
Cambridge, ON N3H 5C6
TELEPHONE: 1-800-742-5546
EMAIL: kinhq@kinclubs.ca

WEBSITES: www.kincanada.ca/bursaries


KRISZTINANEGLIA.COM

AMOUNT: $1000

AVAILABLE TO: Canadian and U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university or college for Fall 2014

WEBSITE: www.krisztinaneglia.com/Blog.php/annual-scholarship

DEADLINE: July 31


LANGLEY ARTS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIPS

AVAILABLE TO: Students pursuing studies of the Arts, in the categories of: Music (Canadian compositions, English art songs, musical theatre pieces), Voice/Instrument, Visual Arts (painting, drawing, photography, etc.); Drama/Dance; Fibre Arts; Pottery/Sculpture; and Creative Writing.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Langley Arts Council
5202-204 Street
L.M.R.P.O. Box 26023
Langley, BC V3A 8J2
TELEPHONE: 534-0781


LANGLEY PLAYERS BURSARY

AVAILABLE TO : Serious students of the theatre arts, including acting, directing, playwriting, set and costume design, etc .

APPLICATIONS FROM:
The Bursary Committee
Brookswood Community Club Association
4307 200th St.
Langley, BC V3A 1L2
E-MAIL: langleyplayers@hotmail.com


LEONARD FOUNDATION (THE)

ELIGIBILITY:

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and registered in a Canadian University or a college affiliated thereto. The university must be a member of the Association of Colleges and Universities in Canada (AUCC) and have a policy of unrestricted access except for academic standing.

Only students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree program are eligible except for those pursuing a degree required to be licensed for a profession. These include a MD, B.Ed or M Div. No other graduate programs are eligible.

All applicants will be considered but preference will be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of a Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Canada. Preference is also given to those who have previously received an award from The Leonard Foundation.

Mailing Address:
20 Eglinton Av W 7th Floor,
Toronto ON M4R 2E2
EMAIL: info@leonardfnd.org

WEBSITE: www.leonardfnd.org/english/criteria.html


LORNE FRASER EDUCATIONAL FUND

AVAILABLE TO: Help students with mental illness to pursue post-secondary education.

APPLICATION FROM:
Canadian Mental Health Association
BC Division Suite 1200 - 111 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3V6
TELEPHONE: (604) 688-3234 or 1-800-555-8222
FAX: (604) 688-3236
E-MAIL: office@cmha-bc.org

WEBSITE: www.cmha-bc.org


MADD CANADA BURSARY FUND

AVAILABLE TO: A Canadian student who has had a parent or guardian killed in an impaired-driving related crash and are pursuing any full-time post-secondary educational program that is approved by a provincial Ministry of Education.

APPLICATION TO:
National Youth Services Manager
MADD Canada Bursary Program
6507C Mississauga Rd.
Mississauga, ON L5N 1A6
TOLL FREE: 1-800-665-MADD (6233) X232
TELEPHONE: (905) 813-MADD (6233) X232
FAX: (905) 813-8920
E-MAIL: info@madd.ca

WEBSITE: www.madd.ca


MARGARET McNAMARA MEMEORIAL FUND (MMMF)

AVAILABLE TO: A woman from a developing country who has a record of service to women and children and a commitment to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries. Be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the US or Canada for the full academic year in which the application is submitted and intend to be enrolled for the subsequent year covered by the grant. Visit the website below for full criteria.

WEBSITE: www.mmmf-grants.org



MARY ALLESIA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO: A Fine Arts student at UBC, SFU, Kwantlen College, Douglas College, UFV or Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design who is attending their second, third or fourth year of studies.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Port Moody Arts Centre
2425 St. John's Street
Port Moody, BC V3H 2B2
TELEPHONE: (604) 931-2008 ext. 104
FAX: (604) 931-4214
E-MAIL: pomoartscentre@telus.net

WEBSITE: www.pomoartscentre.ca


MARY ELIZABETH ALLAN MEMORIAL AWARD

AMOUNT: $1000

AVAILABLE TO: Restricted to Theatre Arts Only.

Applicant must be prepared to pursue full time education in the Fine Arts Field which includes visual, performing and literary arts or a multimedia discipline with a   qualified instructor, a Professional Company or a recognized Post-Secondary Institution; Applicant must be a past or present resident of Chilliwack and currently in high school graduating year or over 18 years of age; Applicants are eligible to receive one Chilliwack Community Arts Council award per year.

HOW TO APPLY: Application forms are available from

Chilliwack Community Arts Council
#20-5725 Vedder Road
Chilliwack, BC
V2S 3N4     Phone: 604-769-2787

Complete applications will include:

  1. One letter of reference.
  2. Personal letter giving a brief summary of your accomplishments in your chosen field and your expectations for your future.
  3. Also submit a written description of the discipline you have chosen to pursue.  If not attending a recognized School or Institute please submit the credentials of the Instructor with whom you plan to study.
  4. Applicant should be prepared to submit samples of his or her work and have a personal; interview if requested.

DEADLINE: APRIL 1st


THE MARY CONE BARRIE SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO:  Any currently enrolled non-traditional learner residing in Canada or the United States who has demonstrated a propensity for lifelong learning.

WEBSITE:  destinysolutions.com


MASONIC BURSARIES FUND OF THE GRAND LODGE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and Yukon, A.F. & A.M.

AVAILABLE TO: Children of members in good standing, or of deceased members, of this Grand Lodge of B.C. and Yukon, who need assistance to continue their post-secondary education.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Grand Lodge of BC and Yukon, A.F.& A.M.
1495 West 8th Avenue, Room 105
Vancouver, BC V6H 1C9
TELEPHONE: (604) 736-8941
FAX: (604) 736-5097
E-MAIL: grand_secretary@freemasonry.bcy.ca

WEBSITE: http://freemasonry.bcy.ca


 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Up to 6 scholarships available at $2500 each, distributed as follows:

  • 1 in the category of Physical Disability;
  • 1 in the category of Sensory Disability;
  • 1 in the category of Mental Health Disability;
  • 1 in the category of Learning Disability;
  • 2 in any of the previously listed categories.

AVAILABLE TO: Canadian students with permanent disabilities or permanent residents who have lived in Canada for a minimum of two years.  All disciplines are eligible. Student must be entering the first year or already enrolled in a first bachelor degree program.

STUDENTS WITH A DISABILITY: "A disability is a functional limitation resulting from a physical, sensory, or mental impairment, which, for an indefinite period, affects the ability of the student to perform the activities necessary to participate fully in post secondary learning."

WEBSITE: https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=934&oth=0001442014


MAXWELL A. CAMERON MEMORIAL AWARD - B.C. TEACHERS' FOUNDATION

AVAILABLE TO: A student completing his/her final year of the Bachelor of Education degree in elementary and secondary school teaching, in each of the seven approved teacher education programs. Recipients of the award are those students who are considered by the dean of the Faculty of Education, and director of the division concerned (elementary or secondary) to be the outstanding student in the graduating class.

WEBSITE: http://bctf.ca/OpportunitiesForMembers.aspx?id=27971


MENSA CANADA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AVAILABLE TO: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants enrolled in a full-time program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, accredited by the applicable provincial Ministry of Education; must be 18 years old.

WEBSITE: www.mensacanada.ca


 MORTON COPNICK SCHOLARSHIP

AVAILABLE TO: A paraplegic student who is a resident of Canada and has shown outstanding initiative and scholastic achievement; or to a physiotherapy, medical or other student in recognition of outstanding interest in the rehabilitation of physically disabled persons.

APPLICATIONS FROM:
Morton Copnick Scholarship Selection Committee
Canadian Paraplegic Association
Ste. 201, 1500 Don Mills Road,
Toronto, ON M3B 3K4
TELEPHONE: (416) 391-0203


MY VISA SOURCE

AMOUNT: $1000.00

AVAILABLE TO: Canadian or U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in a Canadian or U.S. university in Fall 2014.

WEBSITE: www.myvisasource.com/1000-annual-scholarship-from-my-visa-source/

DEADLINE: July 30, 2014


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