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UBC Tours – Register Now!

The University of British Columbia is inviting students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 to the Okanagan campus in Kelowna on Thursday, February 20th 2020 from 9:00am to 1:30pm (arrival by 9:15am) to experience life and learning at UBC for a day.

Students register for two sessions in any of the following choices:  Engineering, Science, Management, Nursing, Human Kinetics, Arts (Psychology, Social Science, Humanities), and Creative and Social Studies (Creative Writing, Languages, Visual Arts).

Interested students can sign up with Ms. Scheiber in the counselling area.  Deadline is December 19th.

Ready to Go?  Here’s the Registration Form

Beedie Scholarships: $15 000+

Check out the Beedie Luminaries Scholarships:

Beedie Luminaries is a social-profit enterprise designed to help remove barriers to education and provide wrap-around support for promising students who are facing financial adversity. Students who are smart, but constrained by circumstance. Students who are ready to rise above their circumstances and achieve their dreams.

  • 105 scholarships in 2020
  • $40,000 per student / 4-year undergraduate degree
  • $15,000 per student / 2-year college or trade-school diploma
  • “Stay on Track” student support
  • Access to mentors
  • Summer paid internship opportunities

Full link here:



$1000: Clean Energy BC Scholarship

Clean Energy BC is pleased to offer a $1,000 student scholarship this year, which will be awarded at their Annual General Meeting on June 13th. This scholarship is for grade 12 students who are graduating in 2019.

To apply for the scholarship, students must submit a reference letter as well as a 500-word essay answering the question, “Why is clean energy important to me as a young person in BC?” The application deadline is Thursday, May 30th a

You can find more information on their website:

Click here for a .pdf with more info:

Clean Energy Student Scholarship 2019

Bike to School

Revelstoke Secondary bikes to school every day!

That said, May 27th to June 2nd is a special week week for us to log our kilometers, visit ‘Celebration Stations’, and win great draw prizes just for riding your bike to school.

During ‘Bike to School’ week, you can log your kms in the common area by the office.

There’s more information at

Go By Bike Revelstoke!

Heavy Duty Mechanic Scholarship: $7000

The Association of School Transportation Services of British Columbia (ASTSBC) will award a scholarship to eligible student(s) attending an educational facility in the Province of British Columbia for the express purpose of attaining certification as a Commercial Heavy Duty Mechanic. The Association will sponsor a maximum of four (4) students at any one time. Each successful candidate may receive up to a maximum of $7,000 over the 4 years.

The scholarship will be awarded upon proof of each year’s registration as follows:

First Year $1,000

Second Year $1,500

Third Year $2,000

Fourth Year $2,500

4 Year Total $7,000

Click the link below for more information and the application form: