Student Services

The aim of the following content is to provide students with relevant information on career/education planning, post-secondary education - including entrance/admission requirements, application deadlines,  scholarships and grants. (See links below)


TRY - The Responsibility is Yours. While the ATS counsellor is here to support and assist students with their growth and development, the ultimate responsibility lies with the students. That said, students are strongly encouraged to verify information by going directly to websites of each post-secondary institution and other sites listed on the ATS website. Students who require additional support and/or assistance can see Ms. Putman in the counselling centre (room S104).

All you need to know about Scholarships:

What you need to know about Scholarships

Titans Counselling Instagram

Welcome ATS Grads! The @titans_counselling instagram page is a means of distributing pertinent information to grade 12 students. Please check this page on a regular basis.

Abbotsford Community Foundation Awards:

The deadline to apply is Feb. 29, 2024 at 3pm. Students can apply for up to 10 awards. Please review the 2022 ACF Application Instructions for Students  There will be an information meeting in early February. See Ms. Putman in the counselling centre if you have any further questions.

Applying to Abbotsford Community Foundation Awards

Step by Step Procedures

District Scholarships (District Authority Awards - 100 hour projects)

Complete a 100 hour project in a specialty area and you can qualify to win a $1250 award.   Complete your online application and pay the $25 fee through school cash online by November 15th.  See Ms. Putman in the counselling centre with questions.

Information Sheet


Other Scholarships

Scholarship List

Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.
Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

Pride Education Network Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: June 5

Award:  min. $300


  • Applicants must be graduating from a British Columbia secondary school with a minimum B standing. They must be planning to attend a recognized, publicly funded Canadian post-secondary education institution.
  • Applicants must be a member of their school’s GSA and have played a significant role in diversity initiatives in their school or local community.
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated financial need.

Additional requirements:

  • Reference letter
  • Current transcript
  • 500 word essay (details on website)

Engineer & Geoscientists of BC


Award: $2,500 x 6

Deadline: June 30


  • Academic standing,
  • Extracurricular activities,
  • Financial need, and
  • Responses to long-answer questions.

The entrance scholarship is for students entering a 4-year undergraduate engineering (B.A.Sc., B.Eng., or similar) or earth science (B.Sc. or similar) program. The transfer scholarship is for students entering or currently enrolled in a engineering transfer program (engineering fundamentals, engineering certificate, or similar) with the intention of completing the remainder of an engineering degree at another institution.

MADD Canada Bursary Program

Website: MADD-Canada-Bursary-Application (1).pdf

Award: $10,000

Deadline: May 31

Criteria:  Canadian citizens who have themselves been severely injured or who have had a parent (or legal guardian) or sibling killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired driving crash and who are enrolled in a full-time, ministry-approved, post-secondary educational program for the upcoming academic year.

Lisa Huus Bursary


Award: up to $5000

Deadline: May 31

Criteria: All applicants must qualify as follows:

Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Be enrolled in an accredited college or university in British Columbia or Alberta.
Be a person with significant physical disabilities or ongoing health challenges, such as someone who:

*requires a personal attendant
*is dependent on a mechanical device for mobility or maintenance of body functions
*requires major continuing therapies OR
*have other significant special needs.

Applicants with mental health challenges are invited to apply only if they also have a significant physical disability.

Further application details and where to submit on website.

French as a Second Language Bursary (UBC)


Award: $3000

Application period: March 1-October 10


1. Course work and related activities must be min. 50% in French

2. Enrolled in first or second year undergrad program at UBC

3. Canadian citizen or PR with English as their first official language

4. Demonstrated knowledge of French sufficient for studies in that language

Diversity Scholarship


Award: Ten $1000 scholarships

Deadline: May 1


  1. A grade 12 student pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited institution in BC in the fall
  2. Applicants who have promoted diversity awareness and acceptance in their community

Live Life. Pass It On" Scholarship


Award: $1500 (4 Awards)

Deadline:  May 6


  1. A 500-word essay or short video that showcases your organ donation awareness project, how you planned it, and its impact
  2. A personal connection to an organ donor or transplant recipient if applicable, share that story with us
  3. Get creative – we love to see photos, videos, drawings, recordings, poems and whatever else helps support your submission
  4. A reference letter from a teacher/community leader
  5. No relation to anyone employed at BC Transplant

BCGEU Scholarships - BC General Employee Union


Award: up to $ 2,000

Deadline: Early May


  1. A BCGEU member; or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff
  2. A current or prospective post-secondary or higher learning student enrolled, registered or planning to attend an eligible educational institution
  3. In addition to personal information and details of your education plan, applicants will be asked to submit a 450 to 500-word essay on a topic( see website)

BC School Sports Scholarship


Award:  several scholarships of $1,500 each, $1,000 & $750

Deadline:  May 2nd by 4:00 pm


  1. Applicants must have competed in at least one (1) BCSS approved sport during grade 12
  2. A BC grade 12 student who is  entering the first year of full-time studies in a Canadian University or College
  3. Applicants must have demonstrated exceptional athletic achievement in a BCSS approved sport.
  4. Minimum grade average of 75%
  5. Demonstrated outstanding service and leadership in school and/or community
  6. Canadian citizen, Permanent resident or refugee

MCO Scholarship


Award: $500

Deadline: Mid-May


  1. Grade 12 BC student entering the first year of full-time studies in a Canadian University or College
  2. Write an essay of less than 650 words

St. Ann's CWL Bursary

Contact: Louise Young: or phone: 604-859-7776 (Catholic Women's League)

Award: Two $1000 bursaries

Deadline: Late May


  1. Grade 12 student entering their first year of full-time studies in a Canadian University or College
  2. Must attend St. Ann's church and must include a letter from parish priest confirming this
  3. Include a letter outlining educational goals and plans and a summary of achievements
  4. Include two letters of reference, one school and one community

Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship


Award: $1,500

Deadline: Late May


  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Two References (excluding family members)
  3. One Reference Letter
  4. One Completed Farmer Nomination Form or Food Professional Nomination Form
  5. University/College Acceptance Letter
  6. Copy of High School Transcript
  7. 300-500 Word Application Essay

British Columbia Secondary School Music Program Award


Award: Five $500.00

Deadline: Mid-May


  1. A personal letter in which the applicant self evaluates his/her personal musical and academic strengths as they apply to future studies and career plans (not necessarily in music). Include a list of all extra-curricular activities
  2. A good quality MP3 or CD recording containing two (2) contrasting selections, with or without live or recorded accompaniment (max: 10 minutes)
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation with one written by the applicant’s current high school music teacher. The music teacher’s letter must include a statement that he/she has listened to the audition recording and is a current member of BCMEA


Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.
Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

Secondary School Essay Contest (Law Society of BC)


Award: $ 1000,00 and $ 500.00

Deadline: April 21

Criteria: Grade 12 student enrolled in Law 12, Social Justice 12 or Socials 11

Essay: " How has the rule of law affected - positively, adversely or otherwise - the advancement of minority rights in Canada?"

BC Greenhouse Growers' Association Scholarship

Link: BC Greenhouse Growers' Scholarship

Award: Three scholarships: ( $1000.00, $750.00, $ 500.00)

Deadline: April 15


  1. Good academic achievement & pursuing post-secondary studies in a related field (see website for details)
  2. Excel in agricultural classes offered at secondary school
  3. Significant member of school's gardening club & have agricultural background or work experience

Applicant must provide:

  1. A letter of reference
  2. A short introduction that includes education and career goals, 3. A copy of most recent transcript

To apply: send required documents to with subject line "BCGGA Scholarship application- your name"

Further question see your Counsellor or Ms. Solgaard.

Dr. Alex B. Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Link to Application form: 2022 Dr. Alex B. Patterson Application form (1).pdf

Submit to:

Award:  Three scholarships of $500 each

Deadline: March 31

Criteria: Must be enrolling in a program of Social Studies or Political Science.

Applicants must be students in a Secondary school from Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, Kent, Boston Bar or Harrison.



Award: $1000 per year for up to 4 years

Deadline: March 9

Criteria: Must be enrolling in a Canadian post-secondary sustainable agriculture and food systems program. Must submit a 500 word essay describing yourself and how you identify with the following personal attributes so important to Lourdes Llamzon:

  1. Dedication to family and community
  2. Athletic commitment and high academic achievement
  3. Evidence of community service and school spirit

Priority will be given to applicants requiring financial assistance.

Standing Tall Award


Award: Standing Tall Award - $3500 (3 Awards for SD34)

Deadline: Please bring your completed application to the counselling office in early April.

Awarded to youth who have faced adversity and have not only risen up against the odds, but are demonstrating a commitment to continue their education. This award is open to students who have faced challenges like poverty, health, family issues, personal loss and lack of support.
In addition:

  1. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  2. You must have been a resident in BC for at least six months
  3. You must be a grade 12 student from one of 23 school districts in: Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, mid-Vancouver Island, southern Vancouver Island and Central Okanagan
  4. You must have plans to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in the upcoming school year
  5. You have not previously received a Youth Get It™ Education Award



Award: From $500 to $2,500

Deadline: Mid-April every year

 BC student wishing to pursue post-secondary education or training leading to a career in the automotive industry

EFMABC Bursaries


Award: five $1,000.00 bursaries

Deadline: April 30

Secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post secondary educational institution. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs. Preference will be given to students entering the fields of engineering, architecture, or building technology. Should there not be suitable applications received in these fields, students in other courses of study will be considered, however, all applicants MUST be dependents of school district employees in the school facilities area (i.e. Maintenance or Custodial).

Otter Farm & Home Co-operative Scholarship

Award: eight $1,000.00 scholarships

Deadline: April 30

The applicant’s immediate family (parent/grandparent/guardians) must have been active members of Otter Co-op for more than one year and have purchased in excess of $2,000 during the previous year. 
The successful applicant will receive the scholarship funds on presentation of a letter of acceptance from the admissions office of the institution he or she will be attending.


Award: 10 scholarships valued at $1000 each

Deadline:  Early May

Criteria: Grade 12 student with a high academic standing and financial need who has demonstrated community involvement through volunteer work with local organizations.

Applicant must provide:

1. Completed application form:   

FVICBA Scholarship Application Form.pdf

2. Letter of reference from an adult ( non-relative)

3. A current transcript

4. Return completed package to your Counsellor

BC Hockey Scholarship


Award: $500 to $2,000

Deadline: Late April

An individual in his or her graduating year of high school,  must be a current registered member or a former BC Hockey member playing in the Western Hockey League. Applicants are evaluated on academic achievement, sportsmanship, hockey participation and / or quality of contribution, as well as school and community participation and service.

BC Arts Council Scholarship Program


Award:  up to $6,000 per year

Deadline: Late April

Outstanding arts students studying at the post-secondary level 
B.C. residents attending full-time studies in a fine-arts diploma or degree program at a recognized college, university, institution or academy in any country
Half-day high school dance programs may also be eligible

The Canadian Association of Principals: The Student Leadership Award


Award: $250



  1. Leadership in school activities
  2. Leadership in the community
  3. Academic achievement ​
  4. Essay and Proof of recognition, awards, honours and scholarships

The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship


Award: $2500

Deadline:  April 1 (*Please not that applications are only accepted by mail, no electronic or faxed copies)


  1. School and community service, leadership
  2. Initiating community development
  3. Affecting positive change
  4. Mentoring others
  5. Personal development and growth
  6. Good academic performance
  7. Include a 600 word essay
  8. Reference letter and school transcript

Prospera Educational Awards Program


Award: 35 awards of $1,000 each

Deadline:  March 31


  1. Entering or returning student to an accredited university or college program in one of the following areas: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Agassiz, Mission, Langley, Surrey, Vancouver, Kelowna, Penticton or Vernon, BC
  2. Display a financial need
  3. Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher (for those currently attending post-secondary)

BC Hydro Power Pioneers


Awards: 20 awards of $500 each

Deadline: March 31


  1. Canadian citizens or permanent residents of BC
  2. Graduating from high school in June of this year
  3. Planning to attend an accredited Canadian university, college or technical school in the areas of science, technology, engineering, math or the trades for the fall                
  4. Completed application form (see website)
  5. 500 word essay of voluntary contributions you have made to your community
  6. Reference letter(s) from the community organization(s) you have worked with
  7. Reference letter from a teacher, counselor or principal at your school
  8. Confirmation of a passing grade
  9. Proof of age and citizenship or status
  10. Proof of post-secondary institution application.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Entrance Scholarships



Deadline:  Early April. *Interim transcripts due late February  (for pre-screening purposes)


  1. Enrolling at KPU in a four year program
  2. 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
  3. Demonstrated leadership, community involvement and volunteerism

RE/MAX Quest for Excellence Bursary Program


Award: $1,000 ( x 40 across Canada)

Deadline: March 13


  1. Grade 12 student
  2. Essay up to 1,250 words. Three essay topics to choose from( see website for details)

Daneen Skilling Scholarship for Studies in Occupational Health and Safety


Award: $2500

Deadline: March 15


  1. Student enrolling in an accredited Occupational Health and Safety program at college or university in BC
  2. Essay of 750 to 1,200 words explaining why workplace health and safety is important to you, and why you are pursuing this course of study

Capilano Community Leadership Awards (CCLA)


Award: $2,500

Deadline: March 1


  1. High school students who are entering the university with a strong academic standing
  2. Leadership and volunteerism in the community.

Capilano Excellence Scholarships (CAPX)


Award: up to $40,000

Deadline: March 1

Highschool graduates who demonstrate excellence in academics and show leadership in their school and community.
Supporting documents:
a. CAPX Essay
b. CAPX Reference Letters
c. Leadership Skills and Community and Campus Engagement Worksheet.


Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.
Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

Uggla Family Scholarship


Award: Full ride, including all financial commitments to SFU covered

10 scholarships awarded yearly, open to all faculties

Deadline: Early February


The scholarships are awarded to students who face significant financial barriers to participation in post-secondary education. This may include students who identify as Indigenous, Black, or a person of colour, students living with disabilities, LGBTQIA2S+ students, and students of all gender identities. The intent of the Uggla Family Scholarship is to promote equity and remove historical and existing discrimination, including barriers to full participation in social, cultural, economic and political life.

Other eligibility criteria include:

Being admitted to SFU as a domestic applicant, including PR and refugee.
Demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding potential to be a future leader through personal achievements or contributions to their school or community.

BC Excellence Scholarships


Award: $5000

Deadline: Mid- February

Deadline to submit ALL documents to school counsellor: Feb. 7


  1. Minimum “B” average in grades 11 and 12 courses required for graduation
    Minimum "B" (73% or above) in Language Arts 12
    Minimum “B” average, no more than one "C+" (67% or above), and no marks lower than “C+” in courses that fulfill graduation requirements for Science 11 or 12, Math 11, and Social Studies 11 or 12.
  2. Resume in the mandatory format.
  3. Two reference letters, one from your community and one from your school.
  4. A written statement, maximum 500 words (see the website for more details).

You must be nominated by your secondary school in order to apply for this scholarship. Only one student from each school may be nominated. To be nominated, students must submit their Resume, Two reference letters (one from your community and one from your school), A written statement, maximum 500 words (see the website for more details) to your counsellor.

Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship


Award: $5000 when students are registered and attending an approved K-12 teacher education program in BC.

Deadline: Late February

Criteria: ​

  1. "B" (73% or above) in your Language Arts 11 final mark
  2. "B" average in final course marks that fulfill graduation requirements of Science 11 or 12, Math 11 and Social Studies 11 or 12, with no more than one "C+" (67% or above) final course mark, (marks lower than “C+” are not accepted)
  3. Maintain a “B” average or better in Grades 11 and 12 final course marks required for graduation
  4. Write and pass a Language Arts 12 provincial examination
  5. Resume in the mandatory format
  6. Two reference letters, one from your community and one from your school
  7. A written statement, maximum 500 words, which describes why you want to be a teacher

*Note: You cannot win both a Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship and a BC Excellence Scholarship.

Kin Canada Bursary


Award: $1000

Deadline: February 1                                                                                                            


  1. Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  2. Plan to register as a full-time student at a recognized post-secondary institution in the school year following graduation
  3. Demonstrate high ideals, community involvement and knowledge of KIN
  4. Submit this application to one only of a local Kinsmen, Kinette, or Kin Club nearest your permanent residence (Mailing addresses of Clubs can be found at
  5. Not have previously received a bursary from the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund

The British Columbia School Superintendents Association


Award: $1000

Deadline:  Early February


  1. Demonstrated examplary service and leadership (two examples of each)
  2. A completed application form
  3. A one page description of how your volunteer service has made a difference in the life or lives of others (450 word maximum)
  4. Two letters of reference affirming how you have improved the quality of life for others through volunteer work and/or other activities
  5. A copy of the official school transcript of your grades to dateProof of application/entry to post-secondary institution

CMolik Foundation


Award: $40,000

Deadline: February 7


1. BC High school graduate who has lived in Canada for at least 7 years

2. Must plan on attending full time post-secondary education in fall following graduation and must be seeking financial aid

3. Must have experienced hardship or adversity yet maintained focus and tenacity to maintain a good academic standing

4. Have contributed positively to school, community, or family

5.  Must complete the Cmolik Foundation Application (see website) and be nominated by your  school (one per school)


Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.

Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

Society of Punjabi Engineers and Technologists


Award: $1000

Deadline:  January 15

Grade 12 student or recent graduate (within 2 years) planning on pursuing post-secondary studies an engineering or technology related field of study at a recognized university, college, or technical school in BC.

STEAM Horizon Award


Award: $25,000 prize towards your post-secondary education

Deadline: Early January

Requirement: Create a short video (max. 2 minutes) highlighting your achievements and demonstrating your oral communication skills.


  1. Have been recognized for accomplishments in a formal capacity (e.g. selected as a winner or participant of a science fair, patent application, conference presentation) or less formal capacity (e.g. founding a coding club, developing a course for kids, creating an interactive art installation
  2. Have obtained, over the previous year of study, an academic average of 85% or higher
  3. Be preparing to enroll in the fall following graduation or currently enrolled in the first year of post-secondary education (university or college) in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics (STEAM)

Beedie Luminaries Scholarship Program


Award: Beedie Luminaries Foundation will support up to 105 scholarships for the following: 
*$10,000 CAD per year for a bachelor degree program OR 
*$7,500 CAD per year for a diploma or a trades program, tenable for up to two years of funding

Application opens November 13 at 9am.

Deadline:  Mid-January


  1. Canadian citizen or permanent resident for at least three years
  2. Full-time resident of British Columbia
  3. Be in their final year of high school, entering into full-time studies in a first bachelor degree, first diploma, or first trades program
  4. Be ineligible for the BC Tuition Waiver Program (for former youth in care)
  5. Have a minimum cumulative average of 75% (or equivalent) for grade 11 and available grade 12 marks based on Universities Canada’s Calculation of Average Policy**
  6. Have faced financial adversity

Schulich Leader Scholarships


Award: up to $100,000

Deadline:  Early February

To be nominated, students must submit a Letter of Intent, transcript and a copy of their resume.
Nomination Deadline:  Late January (check with your counsellor)

Up to 100 scholarships awarded anually across 20 partner universities


  1. Be entrepreneurial-minded and plan to enroll in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program at 20 partner universities across Canada
  2. Meet at least two of the following criteria: Academic excellence, leadership , Financial need
  3. Not planning a career as a medical practitioner

DB Perks & Lifesaving Society Scholarships


Award:  $1000  (three awarded each year.)

Deadline:  January 31


  1. Must hold a current Lifesaving Society award and be actively employed by a BC & Yukon Branch Affiliate as a lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor, part-time or full time
  2. Must plan to pursue a post-secondary education in fall following graduation
  3. Application form with resume
  4. Two reference letters

Mensa Canada Scholarship Program 


Award: $2,000 to $3,000.

Deadline: January 31

Criteria:  A 250-word essay describing their career goals and their efforts on the path to achieve those goals.

Union Plus Scholarship Program


Award:  From $500 to $4,000

Deadline:  January 31


  1. At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent)
  2. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor
  3. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended
  4. The required essays can account for up to half of the total score

David Lam/BC TEAL English Language Learner Scholarship

Award: up to $3,000

Deadline:  January 31


  1. Must be a BC Grade 12 student who wishes to attend a BC post-secondary institution.
  2. Documented English language coursework at the secondary level (Grades 9 to 12)
  3. Documented school or community service
  4. A short description of the applicant’s life before coming to Canada
  5. A personal essay (original copy signed by the applicant)Two pages in length, double-spaced, approximately 500 words. Topic: How a post-secondary education will enable the applicant to make a positive contribution to Canadian society
  6. Two letters of referenceDocumented proof of permanent residency or Canadian citizenship          

TCF Refugee Award

Award: up to $3,000

Deadline:  January 31


  1. Entered Canada as a refugee
  2. Must be a BC Grade 12 student who wishes to attend a BC post-secondary institution
  3. Documented English language coursework at the secondary level (Grades 9 to 12)
  4. Documented school or community service
  5. A short description of the applicant’s life before coming to Canada (Two pages in length, double-spaced, approximately 500 words)
  6. A personal essay (original copy signed by the applicant):  Two pages in length, double-spaced, approximately 500 words. Topic: How a post-secondary education will enable the applicant to make a positive contribution to Canadian society
  7. Two reference letters           

Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship


Award: $1,000

Application Deadline:  Late January


  1. Female Canadian citizens currently enrolled in any year of study at a Canadian secondary school
  2. In a 3 min video, tell us how you contribute to school activities related to student council or leadership
  3. Provide a written document with answers to three questions. Each answer should be 300 words or less.


Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.

Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards


Award: $28,000

Deadline: December 1.


Grade 12 student in good academic standing
Canadian citizens or landed immigrant
Applicants must demonstrate the ideals of Terry Fox, true humanitarians, compassionate and courageous with a keen commitment to ease the suffering of others.
Planning to or already studying towards the first university degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution
Applicants must provide three (3) referees and upload online an (un)official transcript detailing the applicant’s last two years of schooling

UBC Centennial Entrance Scholarships


Award: up to $80,000 payable over four years.

Application Deadline:  December 1.


  1. A strong academic student who demonstartes a financial need
  2. Applicant must provide an essay describing personal, family and financial situation making it necessary to apply for this award.
  3. Application form
  4. A parent/guadian form and a reference form is required.

SFU Entrance Scholarships


Award:  $10,000 up to an amount sufficient to cover tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Application Deadline:  Early December​

 Grades in the 90% range or a minimum 31 International Baccalaureate points.

UNBC Entrance Scholarships- Excellence in Leadership

Award:  $6,000, renewable at $5,500 for up to three additional consecutive years.

Application Deadline:  October to January (multiple awards)

Excellence through leadership in civic, athletic, philanthropic, and environmental fields.

Dalton Camp Award


Award: up to $10,000

Deadline:  January 6

Creative Essay on the link between Democracy and the media in Canada ( 2000 words)

Canadian citizen or Permanent Residence.

The Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship


Award: $2000

Approximate Deadline: Late December


  1. Must be attending university or set to attend directly after high school
  2. Must attach a business plan for their current or prospective business including an outline of intellectual property strategy


Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.

Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards

Website Link:

Scholarships for Post-secondary programs in university, college or trades. Awards avaialble for programs as short as one month or as long as four years.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $30,000

Approximate Deadline:  Various deadlines Aug 1, Nov. 1, and Feb.1. (multiple awards available through the website)


  1. Canadian Indigenous person
  2. Enrolled in an accredited institution for a university program, a trade or trade-related training, appreticeship or a technology program.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

Website Link:

Award Amount: Up tp $70,000
Up to $10,000 for tuition per year (up to a maximum of four years)
$7,500 for living expenses per year (up to a maximum of four years)

Application Deadline: November 15


  1. Demonstrated community leadership,
  2. Grade 12 student,
  3. Minimum overall grade average of 75% in grade 11.

House of Commons- PAGE program


Award: Pages are paid $16,848 in 26 equal payments over a 12-month period. In addition, a sum of $1,200 is paid at the end of the employment period. Pages are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during the period when the House is sitting. Flexibility for extended hours and for duty when the House is not sitting.

Application Deadline:  Early November


  1. Overall academic average of at least 80% in grade 12,
  2. Fluent in both official languages (evaluated by the House of Commons). 
  3. Essay ( 500 words maximum) Topic: How you can contribute to the Page Program and how you will benefit from participating in the Program


Note: Most universities and colleges have Entrance Scholarships and Bursaries. Students should access the web sites for further information or seek information in the Career Center.

Award and scholarship values, name of Award, and deadlines may change throughout the year and it is the student’s responsibility to fully research this information.

French for the Future National Essay Contest

Website Link:

Award Amount: $1,000 - $12,000

Approximate Deadline:  October -December

Open to all legal residents of Canada who at the time of entry are enrolled in a Canadian high school in Grade 10, 11 or 12.

AES Engineering

Website Link:

Award Amount: $500

Approximate Deadline: October 8

Students must submit an essay of between 500-1000 words, essay topic changes every year.

Loran Awards

Website link:

Award Amount: up to $100,000

Approximate Deadline:  October 10 (check website)

Minimum 85% average. Character, leadership, and community commitment.

Our application process takes place annually in September/October. Shortlisted candidates are notified at least two weeks before their semi-final interview date.

There is no limit to the number of applicants from a single school.

Our committees review all applications and invite shortlisted candidates (semi-finalists) to attend online interviews. These interviews are an opportunity for semi-finalists to connect with one another, meet the local leaders who serve as our interviewers, and gain valuable interview experience.

After semi-final interviews, our committees invite outstanding semi-finalists to participate in our national interviews. Our committees also grant provincial & territorial awards ($2,000 each) and honour citations to semi-finalists who distinguish themselves at the semi-final level.

IMPORTANT:    Please be aware that you need  your transcript, resume and reference letter in order to complete your application.

Name: Horatio Alger - Canadian Scholarships

Website Link:

Award Amount: $5000

Approximate Deadline:   Late October

*Applicants for both the Entrepreneurial and Canadian Scholarships are required to fill out only ONE application. The Association will use one application to consider you for all programs for which you are eligible.


  1. Demonstrate financial need
  2. Involved in co-curricular and community service
  3. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

Name: Horatio Alger - National Entrepreneurial Scholarships

Website Link:

Award Amount: $10, 000

Approximate Deadline:  Late October


  1. Plan to enter university in the fall immediately after graduating
  2. Display integrity and perserverance in overcoming adversity.
  3. Minimum 65% average, prove financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  4. Includes an all expenses paid trip to Washington, DC.

Scholarship Databases: is a database for students looking for scholarships, bursaries, grants and student awards. Students are matched to scholarships in our database using the information they provide in their profile.   

Another database:

Scholarship Tips - a site to assist students with the scholarship exploration/application writing process.

Student Transcript Service

This service allows students to view school marks and transcripts and send transcripts electronically to post -secondary institutions and/or employers.

This is a mandatory step for students who have or plan to apply to a post -secondary institution. Completion of the Student Transcript Service (formerly called PSI selection), allows the BC Ministry of education to forward your transcript to the institution you have applied to.

To register for STS you will need:

* Personal Education Number(PEN)

* Full legal name

* Date of birth

* Email address

STEP 1:  Follow this link:

Step 2:  Students must register for a BC Government account, a BCeID. Follow the system prompts and register for STS. Finally, log in to StudentTranscripts Service using the BCeID.

Step 3:  Click Send/Order Your Transcripts

Step 4:  Click "I consent"

Step 5:  Click "Send Transcript"

Step 6:  Select the Post-secondary institution you are applying to (BC is the setting, but you can choose other provinces as well)

Step 7:  Click " move to list" using the top arrow

Step 8:  Click "go to next step"

Step 9:  Click "go to next step" again

Step 10:  Click "I have reviewed my order and course information"

Step 11:  Click "Add Order to Cart"

Step 12:  Click Submit  (or payment if required) 

From a student’s STS Dashboard, you can make post-secondary institution selections, view transcripts, view assessment results and send transcripts immediately.

You can also access this link and find other valuable information through

Career/Education Planning

If this sounds like a conversation you've had with an adult in your life, and you are wanting to figure it out, then here are some links to resources/tools that may be helpful.

Education Planner BC - a resource that allows you to compare post-secondary programs in BC.

CanLearn - Student Aid and Education Planning: an interactive tool/resource designed to help individuals save, plan and pay for post-secondary education.

Note: The information below is not a comprehensive list. It is meant as a means of assisting and supporting students with their search of post secondary institutions, entrance/admission requirements, application deadlines, scholarships, grants & bursaries, and USA admissions tests (SAT & PSAT).

Canada Post Secondary Institutions - Admission Requirements

Carleton University
Dalhousie University
House of Commons Page Program (University of Ottawa)
The Kings University
Lakehead University (Ontario)
Laval University
McGill University
McMaster University
Queen's University
Toronto Metropolitan University
Wilfred Laurier
Universite de Montreal
Universite du Quebec a Montreal
University of Alberta
University of Calgary
University of Guelph
University of Lethbridge
University of Manitoba
University of New Brunswick
University of Ottawa
University of Regina
University of Saskatchewan
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
University of Winnipeg
York University

BC Post Secondary Institutions - Entrance Awards & Scholarships

Emily Carr
Royal Roads

Scholarships/Awards/Grants/Bursaries/Financial Aid

Abbotsford Community Foundation Awards
Abbotsford District Teachers' Association - contact ADTA 604.854.1946 - submission deadline April 15
Aboriginal Multi-Media Society
Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (Government of Canda)
AES Engineers Scholarships
Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEG)
Awards for Canadians with Disabilities
BBPA National Scholarships
BCCPAC Educational Award
BCGEU Student Scholarships
BC Achievement Scholarships
BC Excellence Scholarships
BC Hockey
BC Hydro Scholarships
BC Ministry of Education Scholarships
BC Principals' and Vice-Principals' Association
BC Region High School International Student Entrance Scholarship (UFV)
BC Scholarships - database
BC School Sports Scholarships - database
BC School Superintendents' Association
BCIC Young Innovators
BMO Scholarships
Canada Student Loans & Grants Information
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation
Coast Capital Savings Scholarships
Credit Union Foundation Scholarships
Dalton Camp Award
David C. Lam/BC TEAL ESL Scholarship
District/Authority Scholarships see Mrs. Nyberg for deatils and application
Dupont Science Challenge Essay Scholarship
Envision Financial Education Award
French for the Future National Essay Contest
Girl Guides of Canada
Herbert H. Carneghie Future Aces Foundation
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Indspire Scholarships & Bursaries
Save-on Foods Joint Diversity Scholarship
Kin Canada Bursaries
Loran Award
Maple Leaf Youth Awards
MENSA Canada Scholarship
Morehead-Cain Foundations
Otter Co-op Scholarship
Pacific Leaders Scholarships for Public Servants
Passport to Education
PEO STAR Scholarship
Prospera Credit Union Educational Awards
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships
Scholarship Guidance - database
Scholarships Canada - database
School Finder Scholarships & Aid - database
Scotiabank Scholarships
Schulich Leaders Scholarships
Scouts Canada Foundation
Society of Punjabi Engineers and Technologists of BC Scholarship
Softball BC
Softball Canada
StudentAwards - database
Student Scholarships (BC) - database
TD Canada Trust
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
Top 20 Under 20 Program
Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship
TRIUMF High School Fellowship
UBC Bursary Program
University of Toronto National Book Award and Scholarship Program
Westminster Savings Youth in Action Awards
yconic - Students are matched to scholarships in our database from across Canada and the USA using the information students provide in their profile

USA Admissions Tests