Category Archives: Scholarships

EFMA Bursaries – $1000

The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia is pleased to offer five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2020/2021 school year. Our association is comprised of administrative and management personnel of school districts who are responsible for construction, maintenance and custodial services, etc.  These bursaries are offered to secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post secondary educational institution in the 2020/2021 term. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs.

Here are the documents with more information:


2021 Bursary Information

BC Tech Scholarships – $2500

Deadline: April 15th, 2021

Investing in the future of tech talent is one of the keys to success for the BC technology sector. Established in 2005, the industry-funded BC Tech Scholarship Program is proud to provide grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related program.

Who Should Apply?

Eligible disciplines include:

  1. Biotech
  2. Business & Technology
  3. Cleantech
  4. Computer Science
  5. Digital Media
  6. Engineering
  7. Entrepreneurship
  8. IT & Applied Technology
  9. Management
  10. Product Management
  11. Other technical programs

Scholarship winners will be celebrated during the 2021 Technology Impact Awards, where they will be recognized for their achievements.

2021 Grant Amounts

  • Up to 3 x $3,500 for current university and college students
  • Up to 3 x $2,500 for grade 12 graduates entering post-secondary

Click here for more information:

2021 BC Tech Scholarship


OK College Entrance Awards

Here’s a link for more information:

Here are some awards to consider:

Awards below require an interim transcript to be sent directly to the Financial Aid and Awards department before the awards deadline.  At least one reference letter from their school is also required.  Additional references from community/extracurricular/leadership involvement may also be beneficial.  Students will be expected to be enrolled in at least an 80% courseload (4 courses) or 100% courseload (5 courses) for the President’s Entrance Scholarship.

Update!!! The deadline to apply for these awards is Friday, March 12th at 4pm

Okanagan College President’s Entrance Scholarships
Eight Awards of up to $5000

Okanagan College Community Spirit Awards
Up to 40 awards offered as a tuition credit up to $1000

Okanagan College Board of Governors Entrance Awards
Three or more awards of $1000

Rick and Yasmin Thorpe & Friends Scholarship for Secondary School Graduates
Up to four awards of $2500 each for students graduating from a secondary school located in Penticton or Summerland

Rick and Yasmin Thorpe & Friends Entrance Awards for Trades and Technology
Three awards of $2000 for students entering a trade or technology at the Penticton campus and have graduated from a secondary school located in Penticton or Summerland

Penticton Campus Arts Entrance Scholarship
One award of up to $1000

Penticton Campus Science Entrance Scholarship
One award of up to $1000

Johnstone Memorial Award
Two awards of $2400 for students entering the Salmon Arm Campus

Tony Sellar Leadership Entrance Scholarship
One award of approximately $800 for students entering the Vernon Campus

McGillivray Entrance Award for Business
One award of up to $5500 for student entering the Business Administration degree or diploma program at the Kelowna Campus


RE/MAX Bursaries: $1000 x 16

Click here for information and applications for the Quest For Excellence from RE/MAX:

Quest for Excellence

The Quest for Excellence program is a bursary program for grade 12 students in Western Canada. It was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regard to leadership and community contribution initiatives.