Applications are due before the end of the school day on Friday, May 12th. Lots of money to give away to deserving students!!! See the application packages outside of the Career Centre or drop in to see Ms Alexander for details.
VPVPA “For Generations to Come” Scholarship
Donor: Victoria Principals and Vice Principals Association
Value: $500 per recipient
Eligibility: One grade 11 student from each secondary school in SD 61, selected by each school’s awards committee in recognition of the following:
A student whose financial circumstance may otherwise make it difficult to pursue post-secondary training or education and who meets the criteria noted above may be given first consideration.
Note: dependents of VPVPA members are not eligible to apply
Donor: the Saanich Gulf-Islands Conservative Association provides this scholarship to a student currently attending secondary school in the riding of Saanich Gulf-Islands.
Number Available: 6 (1 for each secondary school in the riding)
Tenure: Any recognized university or college in Canada
DEADLINE – MAY 31st, 2017
The Union Club Service Scholarship recognizes a young person from the Greater Victoria area who demonstrates strong academic performance and exceptional community service with a local non-profit organization.
The scholarship is valued at $5000! and will be applied directly against the recipient's tuition account at UVic.
See the attached document for details or drop by the Career Centre for details.
The Gordon Head Lions Club generously offers two $1000 scholarships to be awarded to selected Lambrick Park students.
Who is Eligible?
Grade 12 full-time students pursuing a post-secondary program (proof of registration will be required by September 8th of the year of the student’s graduation from Lambrick Park). Students must be enrolled in at least 3 courses at Lambrick Park in each of the 4 terms of the school year.
These two criteria will be weighted as follows:
These awards will be presented to recipients at Lambrick Park Awards Ceremony. Proof of paid registration at a post-secondary institution must be submitted to Mrs. Bourassa at Lambrick Park Secondary by September 8th 2017, in the year of the student’s graduation from Lambrick Park. Cheques will be processed after receipt of proof of paid registration.
Receipt of this award may not be deferred.
DEADLINE: Completed application must be submitted to Ms. Alexander, in the Career Centre, by Wed, May 12th, 2017
Lambrick Park has thirteen District Dogwood Scholarships to award to deserving students. The intention of this scholarships is to recognize excellence and participation in a subject area. Students will receive a tuition voucher for $1250.
1. Students must fulfill graduation requirements by August 31st of their graduating year to be eligible for a Dogwood District Award.
2. Students must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of applying for the Dogwood District/Authority Award Scholarship.
3. Students can receive BOTH a Grade 12 Graduation Program Examinations Scholarship and a Dogwood District Award and can receive only one of each in their lifetime.
4. Dogwood District Awards are awarded to selected students who demonstrate EXCELLENCE in one of the following specialty areas: Fine Arts (Creative Writing, Visual Arts including Media Arts, Performing Arts including Dance, Drama, and Music); Applied Skills (Business Education, Foods/Textiles, Information Communication Technology, Technology Education); Physical Activity (not limited to Physical Education); Indigenous Languages and Culture; International Languages; Community Service; Technical and Trades Training.
5. Students can apply in two areas if they wish but can only receive one Dogwood District Award. If applying in two areas, students should spend the most time on their stronger area. They should apply in a second area only if they have time, so that they have one strong application instead of two weak ones. If their two specialty areas fit together, such as Visual Arts and Textiles, students could apply in their stronger area and include information and work samples from their second area.
6. Preference may be given to students who complete and achieve final marks of B or better in a MINIMUM of three courses in a specialty area OR two plus one course related to his/her specialty area at the Grade 10, 11, or 12 levels. Students applying in the Physical Activity specialty area may show proof of physical activities in the school and/or the community instead of coursework.
7. Students must include with the application: a letter to the Scholarship Awards Committee introducing themselves, summarizing achievements in their specialty area and describing future goals; at least two letters of reference in sealed envelopes from the specialty area teacher(s) and other references as applicable; a résumé highlighting the student’s accomplishments in his/her specialty area; and a copy of their Ministry of Education Transcript Verification Report (dated May, available from their school office). Please highlight applicable specialty area courses on the transcript.
8. All students applying for Dogwood District Awards must submit a portfolio to their school Scholarship Coordinator. The deadline for submission is May 12th.
Please see Ms Alexander in the Career Centre for details.
VIU President’s Entrance Scholarship for Vancouver Island High School Students
1 award for each qualifying high school. Available to one top academic grade 12 student from each Vancouver Island Public & Private High School (including Powell River and Bella Bella). Students must be completing their grade 12 high school year with an “A” average of 90% or higher (with no mark lower than a “B”) for each grade 11 and 12 course in the 8 defined academic courses. These scholarships are renewable for the duration of the student’s undergraduate studies at Vancouver Island University (VIU), up to the completion of their first bachelor’s degree (maximum 5 years). To qualify for renewal, students must maintain both a semester and cumulative GPA of 3.50 with a minimum 80% course load (12 credits) in each semester, as defined on the VIU website.
VIU Chancellor’s Entrance Scholarship for Aboriginal Students
Total of 6 awards. Available to top academic grade 12 students from First Nations communities, Friendship Centres or Metis organizations on Vancouver Island (including Powell River and Bella Bella). Students must be completing their grade 12 high school year with an “A” average of 90% or higher (with no mark lower than a “B”) for each grade 11 and 12 course in the 8 defined academic courses. These scholarships are renewable for the duration of the student’s undergraduate studies at Vancouver Island University (VIU), up to the completion of their first bachelor’s degree (maximum 5 years). To qualify for renewal, students must maintain both a semester and cumulative GPA of 3.50 with a minimum 80% course load (12 credits) in each semester, as defined on the VIU website.
See Mrs. Pierik or Ms. Alexander in the Career Centre to find out how to apply to become a candidate.
DONOR: Saanich-Gulf Islands Green Party and Elizabeth May are pleased to offer this scholarship to a student who has demonstrated commitment to civic engagement.
TENURE: Full-time program at any recognized university or community college.
This LAMPAC Financial Award was established to recognize students who have overcome and persevered through challenges to their academic studies and/or demonstrated a strong commitment to community and/or school service.
One award of $1,000.00 will be offered to a Lambrick Park Secondary student who lives up to the school motto of P.R.I.D.E.: We Persevere with Respect and Integrity and Dedicate ourselves Enthusiastically to become powerful and contributing citizens.
The goal of this award is to recognize exceptional tenacity and dedication to high school graduation, promote student service to peers and the greater community, and to encourage interest in post-secondary education in any desired field and beyond.
**Visit the Scholarship board outside the Career Centre for details.
In 2013, in appreciation of volunteers’ role in helping shape Beacon Community Services and the communities we serve, Beacon’s volunteer Board of Directors established the Beacon Community Services Scholarships for graduating students who demonstrate exemplary volunteerism or community service.
Award amount: Up to 4 awards of $1,500 each Eligibility: To be eligible, students must be graduating from secondary school in the geographic area covered by SD 61, 62, 63 or 64 Application deadline: By end of day MAY 1, 2017 Send applications to: Christina Rossano, Scholarship Applications, Beacon Community Services, 2723 Quadra St, Victoria, BC V8T 4E5 or by email to email@example.com (Include Beacon Scholarships and your school district number in the email subject line.)
Scholarship PowerPoint presentation link.