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RE/MAX Quest for Excellence: $1000

RE/MAX of Western Canada Quest for Excellence bursary program closes March 12, 2018.
This year, Remex is giving out sixteen (16)  $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students.
This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Students can enter online at
2018 Quest for Excellence program is open for submissions from September 11, 2017 until midnight March 12, 2018. Only online entries will be accepted.

Adventure in Citizenship 2018

Want to visit Ottawa with 200 people your age?
~The Adventure in Citizenship program runs from April 29 to May 02, 2018.
~Revelstoke Rotary Club will cover the cost of airfare to and from Ottawa, from Kelowna.
~Students are home hosted in a Rotary member’s home, with another student.  There are 200 students invited to this event, from all across Canada.
~The successful student will be asked to make a presentation to the Revelstoke Rotary Club about their “Adventure” after their return.
The successful candidate:
~Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant between the ages of 16 and 18 (must be 16 before May 02, 2018).
~Should have excellent academic standing.
~Leadership ability
~Community service, with an emphasis on non-school related volunteering
All applicants will write a short essay (approx.. 250 words) on “What does being a Canadian citizen mean to you?”  This will be presented by the student to the Rotary Club of Revelstoke on Thursday, February 08, 2018, at the noon meeting
Please see Ms. Wallach for more details.

BC Excellence Scholarship: $5000

RSS is able to nominate one grad for the BC Excellence Scholarship.

If you are interested in a chance at this scholarship, please see your counsellor.  The deadline for nominations is this Friday.

In brief:

There are 55 BC Excellence Scholarships available to recognize well-rounded B.C. graduates. Winners will have demonstrated service and leadership, both at school and in their communities, and shown aptitude and commitment to their chosen career paths. They will receive a $5000 scholarship voucher to use for post-secondary tuition.

You must be nominated by your secondary school in order to apply for this scholarship. Only one student from each school may be nominated.