Category Archives: Scholarships

$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

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:


$1500 – National Union Scholarship Program

The National Union’s scholarship program for 2019

The deadline for applications and essays is July 4, 2019.

Ottawa (09 Jan. 2019) — Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 6 scholarships of $1,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. Entrants must be the children or grandchildren, or the foster children or the foster grandchildren, of members or retirees of the National Union’s Component unions or its affiliates and who are planning to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public, post-secondary educational institution on a full-time basis in 2019.

All scholarships awarded will be based on the best 750- to1,000-word essay.

Click here for Essay Topics and More Information

$1000 – EFMABC Bursaries

The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia was pleased to offer five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2018/2019school 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 2019/2020 term. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs.

Preference will be given to students entering the fields of engineering, architecture, or building technology. Should there not be suitable applications received in these fields, students in other courses of study will be considered, however, all applicants MUST be dependents of school district employees in the school plant area (i.e. Maintenance or Custodial).


$1000 Bursary: RE/MAX

RE/MAX Bursary Program

This year RE/MAX is offering (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
2019 Quest for Excellence program is open for submissions from September 10, 2018 until midnight March 11, 2019. Only online entries will be accepted.

$1000 Scholarship: BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’

BCPVPA Student Scholarships

The BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association annually awards up to 20 scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, to students who are graduating from the BC public school system and will proceed to a post-secondary institution.

  • Up to 10 scholarships are reserved for the sons and daughters of BCPVPA members.
  • Up to 10 scholarships are reserved to other graduating students.
  • Up to 2 scholarships will be awarded to Aboriginal students.

All applicants will be judged on academic excellence and demonstrated leadership within the school and community.

Click here to get more information and to download the application form.

Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Click here for more information about the Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Applicants who do not meet the following criteria are not eligible for a bursary.

  • All applicants must have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Proof of enrollment and transcripts are required.
  • Applicants must be BC residents who are Canadian Citizens, a permanent resident of Canada or designated as a protected person.
  • Applicants must be in attendance at a public Canadian post-secondary school when the application is submitted.
  • Applicants attending accredited private schools will only be considered if the program is not offered at a public school.
  • Applicants must provide a statement as to why they are not attending a public school and provide a receipt for tuition.
  • Programs of study may be academic, vocational, technical, or technological.
  • Graduate and post graduate students are not eligible.
  • Credit Union members are eligible for up to 2 awards per year.