Access to Practical Nursing Education Incentive Bursary
This bursary, announced by the Ministry of Health (MoH), is for students and recent graduates enrolled in a recognized Access to Practical Nursing (APN) program at a BC-based public institution.
This bursary will be paid in equal installments each semester to new students, as a one-time payment to recent graduates, or as a combination of these two payment methods for mid-stream students, to a total of $10,000.
Eligibility criteria and application form: www.choose2care.ca/apn-program-education-bursary/
BC Aboriginal Student and BC Teacher Education Awards
The BC Aboriginal Award is part of a general awards program offered by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society aimed at reducing barriers to post-secondary education for Aboriginal learners. The Award is specifically designed to encourage and facilitate the training of Aboriginal students and has been made possible by funding provided by the Province of British Columbia. Further details about the application process can be found at www.ikbbc.ca/aboriginal-awards/how-to-apply/.
BC Environment Industry Association
The BCEIA Student Scholarship Program awards scholarships to one secondary student and one post-secondary student pursuing Environmental Studies. In 2018, the post secondary scholarship was renamed to the Mike Macfarlane Memorial Scholarship in recognition of his important contributions and lifetime of dedication to the field of environmental studies in BC. Similarly, the high school scholarship was renamed to the David Rogers Memorial Scholarship in 2019 to recognize his years of mentorship and dedication to education within the British Columbian environment industry.
Applicants must be residents of British Columbia and either attend or plan to enroll at BC universities, colleges or technical institutes.
Completed scholarship applications must be received via email to email@example.com by April 16, 2021. Scholarships will be awarded in May 2021.
Canadian Hospitality Foundation
The Canadian Hospitality Foundation (CHF) offers over $200,000 worth of scholarships annually for students across Canada wishing to pursue a career in the hospitality, foodservice and tourism industry.
The Canadian Hospitality Foundation's mission is to reward the best and the brightest students across Canada whose goal it is to enter the foodservice, lodging and hospitality industry. The scholarships are to encourage and ensure that these students continue and complete their education and enter into the industry. We are investing in our Future Human Capital.
The CHF offers two scholarships to VCC students:
- College Entrance Scholarship (for students in their last year of high school)
- Hospitality/Hotel/Tourism/Food and Beverage Scholarship
For more information, please visit thechf.ca/scholarships/recipients/.
CIBC Future Heroes Bursary
In recognition of the legacy of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, CIBC is investing $500,000 over two years in the education of tomorrow’s healthcare professionals. The CIBC Future Heroes Bursary Program will inspire and support the next generation in their ambition of having a career in healthcare.
Eligibility criteria and application form: portal.scholarshippartners.ca/welcome/CIBC_En/
Credit Union Foundation of B.C.
The Credit Union Foundation of B.C. provides Vancouver Community College students with several bursaries each year. Founded by and funded by credit union members, CUFBC awards are provided to B.C. resident post-secondary students in need of financial assistance to complete their education. The awards vary from $500 to $3,000.
Eligibility criteria and application form: www.cufoundation.org
Crown Turf Green Scholarship
The Crown Turf Green Homes Scholarship Award is open to all students actively engaged in university-level studies related to smart home and green home design and construction in the US and Canada.
Scholarship amount: $1,000
Eligibility criteria and application form: www.crownturf.ca/scholarship
ESL101 is a free resource for teachers looking to teach abroad. Education is crucial to being a successful teacher, and most teaching positions overseas require applicants to have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. ESL101 has established a scholarship to help undergraduates pay for their education so motivated individuals can pursue the opportunity to live and teach in a a foreign country after graduation.
Eligibility criteria and application form: www.esl101.com/scholarship
Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award
The Helen Bassett Commemorative student award is awarded to four Aboriginal women in Canada from each of the four traditional directions (north, east, south, and west) who are currently in post secondary studies. Priority is given to those studying in law or justice related fields. Priority is given to students committed to improving the situation of Aboriginal women and youth in Canada politically, culturally, economically or otherwise.
Bursary amount: 4 x $1,000
Learn more at www.nwac.ca/helen-bassett-commemorative-student-award/
Heer Law Enterpreneurship Scholarship
At Heer Law, we know students have great entrepreneurial ideas. We also know that many startup businesses start by bootstrapping whereby the initial funding comes from the founder's personal funds. For young entrepreneurs, a lack of personal funds combined with educational costs can seriously stall the progress they make in moving their business ideas forward.
So, we've set up a scholarship to help. To apply for the scholarship please send us, in confidence, a copy of the business plan for your current or prospective business, together with the details outlined in the scholarship criteria below. Since we are an intellectual property law firm, your business plan must include a section outlining your business's intellectual property strategy for our consideration.
In order to be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- must be currently attending university or college or set to attend during the 2020-2021 academic year;
- must provide an application submission, including a business plan for their current or prospective business which includes a section outlining their intellectual property strategy.
- must apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide their name, address, university or college, major and expected graduation month and year.
For more information, please visit www.heerlaw.com/scholarship.
Scholarship amount: 1 x $2,000
Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship
The Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship is open to students who, after completing one year (minimum of 30 credits) or two years (minimum of 54 credits) of study at a B.C. public post-secondary institution, will transfer their credits into full-time studies at another public post-secondary institution in BC to complete their degree.
Successful applicants must demonstrate academic merit as well as significant involvement in their community and/or school.
The program is offered by the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society, administered by the Victoria Foundation.
Eligibility criteria and application form: learn more about the scholarship program eligibility requirements and complete the application form at www.ikbbc.ca.
Indspire: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards
Indspire is a charitable organization dedicated to raising funds to deliver programs that provide the tools necessary for Indigenous peoples, especially youth to achieve their potential. All Canadian Indigenous individuals who are First Nation (status or non-status), Inuit or Métis and enrolled in full-time in a post-secondary institution are eligible to apply.
Eligibility criteria and application form: indspire.ca/programs/students/bursaries-scholarships/
Irving K. Barber Scholarship - One World International Scholarship
One World Scholarships of between $1,000 – $3,500 are awarded to students participating in study, or work-abroad programs that are either experiential learning opportunities (language or cultural training), or that provide credits toward the BC academic credential they are working towards.
Each year, the society provides hundreds of scholarships and awards valued between $1,000 and $10,000 each to students studying everything from trades to doctoral degrees.
Bursary amount: $1,000 - $3,500 Application form
New Car Dealers Foundation of BC
Considering career education to prepare to work in the automotive industry? If you would like more information on a CarCareerBC Education grant, visit newcardealersfoundation.ca/education-and-careers/carcareerbc-education-grant/.
Grant amount: $500 - 2,500
More information can be found at newcardealersfoundation.ca/education-and-careers/carcareerbc-education-grant/.
WowAutos - a fast growing automotive marketplace for buying, selling, and leasing used and new automobiles - is please to offer a scholarship for students in the fields of engineering, computer science, business, accounting, and marketing.
Scholarship amount: $500
More information can be found at www.wowautos.ca/Home/Scholarship.
Zoeken- a rapidly growing real estate and financial products discovery platform- is pleased to offer a scholarship to all undergraduate and graduate students in Canada and the United States.
This scholarship will pay $500 per year.
Applicants from all backgrounds, disciplines and Canadian provinces and US States are encouraged to apply.
The Scholarships are awarded every six months during the months of March and October. You must be a current student to be eligible for this scholarship award.
To be considered for this scholarship, please provide the following details:
- Full Name
- University or college
- Anticipated year of graduation
- Major/minor area of study
In addition to above, Please send an essay of no more than 500 words highlighting the toughest odds you have faced in your life so far and how you overcame them to continue on the path of academic success.
If you are still grappling with those odds and are evenly(or not so evenly poised) but think this scholarship would be helpful, you are especially encouraged to apply.
Please send your scholarship essay and details via email to email@example.com
Scholarship amount: $500/year