Scholarships

Scholarship Information

Canada Wide Awards

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
Scholarships.canada Link to Website Varies
Study in Canada Link to Website Varies
Yconic Link to Website Varies
Girl Guides of Canada National Scholarships program Link to Website Varies by April 3, 2017 Current member of GCC Enrolled in post sec ed

Government Awards

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
Government of BC BC Achievement Scholarship Link to Website $1250 x8000 automatic Top graduates in the province based on achievement in grades 10,11,12
Government of BC District Authority Scholarship Link to Website $1250 x5500 Apply through school Students that show excellence in chosen area of interest
Government of BC BC Excellence Scholarship Link to Website $5000 x55 Feb 15, 2017
Nominated by school
Well rounded students who have demonstrated service and leadership in school and community
Government of BC Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship Link to Website $5000 x20 Feb 15, 2017 demonstrated an aptitude for career in K-12 teaching
Grads BC Grads BC Photography Scholarship $500 Entering media related studies

Post Secondary Insititutions

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
Selkirk College Board of Governors Secondary Graduates Award  Link to Website 7x $1500 Planning to attend Selkirk
Selkirk College Board of Governors Secondary Graduates Award – Athletics  Link to Website 2x $1500 Student athlete planning to attend Selkirk
Selkirk College BC Lions Society Advanced Education Fund  Link to Website 2x $685 Planning to attend Selkirk
Selkirk College Multiple other awards available Link to Website Vary

Province Wide Awards

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
Aboriginal Scholarships Link to Website Aboriginal ancestry
Girl Guides- Columbia District GG – Columbia District award Link to Website $250 Feb 6 – Apr 3, 2017 Current or previous member of GGC for 5 years. Pursuing post sec education
Credit Union Foundation of BC Education Award Link to Website $250 May 1 – June 15 Financial need
Must be in attendance of post sec school
BC Fairs BC Fairs Scholarship Link to Form $2000 May 19, 2017 Resident of BC
Essay
Girl Guides- Columbia District GG – Columbia District award Link to Website $250 Feb 6 – Apr 3, 2017 Current or previous member of GGC for 5 years. Pursuing post sec education

Union Awards

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
BC Government and Service Employees Union scholarships Link to Website varies March 12, 2017 Dependent of member. Pursuing post sec ed
CUPE KDC Bursary Old Application forms at school $500 x1 Feb 24, 2017 Child of a current member; Completed Gr 12 in current or previous year; pursuing post sec ed
CUPE School Plant Officials Association, EFMABC Bursary Link to Website $1000×4 April 30, 2017 Dependents of school district employees in school plant area;
Graduating students entering post sec;
Academic achievement and special need;
Preference for engineering, architecture, building technology
Health Employees Union bursaries Link to Website $350-1000 Available June Dependent of member
Health Sciences Association Bursary Link to Website 20x $1000 FT 4x $500 PT Feb 24, 2017 Dependents of members
Health Sciences Association Scholarship Link to Website 10x $1000 FT Feb 24, 2017 Dependents of members
National Union of Public and General Employees Tommy Douglas Scholarship Link to Website $1500 ~July Dependent of NUPGE or HSA member.
750-1000 word essay. First year post sec ed
National Union of Public and General Employees Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship Link to Website $1500 ~July Student with disability. Dependent of NUPGE or HSA member.
First year post sec ed
National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians Link to Website $1500 ~July Aboriginal Canadians. Dependent of NUPGE or HSA member.
First year post sec ed
National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarship for Visible Minorities Link to Website $1500 ~July Visible minority students. Dependent of NUPGE or HSA member.
First year post sec ed
United Steelworkers scholarships Link to Website $1000 Child of a member
CUPE Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Old Application forms at school $500 x4 Child of a current member; Completed Gr 12 in current or previous year; pursuing post sec ed
CUPE KDC-Women’s Committee Old Application forms at school $200 x1 Child of a KDC-CUPE current member; Completed Gr 12 in current or previous year
pursuing post sec ed;Essay

Regional Awards

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
West Kootenay Toy Run Association Bursary $1000 Pursuing post sec ed
Western Financial Group Western Communities Foundation Exceptional Achievement $500 Outstanding community/school spirit and overcome adversity
Teck Scholarship program Link to Information $1750 yearly $1250 yearly Dependent of employee Pursuing post sec ed
Columbia Basin Trust Youth Community Service Award Application Form $2000 by March 31 graduating high school student who has done meaningful volunteer work
Submit to JL Crowe (Dara Waterstreet or Mrs. Ferraro at the front)
Girl Guides- Columbia District Columbia District award Link to Website

Application form available at school

$250 x2 May 1, 2017 Member of GCC for 5 years; Graduating from Crowe or 7S; Pursuing post sec ed
Girl Guides of Canada Kootenay Area Bursary Link to Website $300 x4 Apr 15, 2017 Active member of GCC in the Kootenay area
ehayton@telus.net
Kootenay Savings Credit Union Community Champs bursary Link to Website $2000 x4 By April 28 local Grade 12 and post-secondary students who show exceptional leadership and an amazing commitment to their communities.
Essay 1000 words or less
Kootenay Savings Credit Union Credit Union Foundation Bursaries Link to Website $2000 x4 By April 28 local Grade 12 and post-secondary students who show exceptional leadership and an amazing commitment to their communities.
Essay 1000 words or less
Muth Family Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship Link to Website $10,000 available for 2-4 students by April 20 Graduation from school within Columbia Basin
Plan to enter f/t studies post sec;Essay or video; Overcome adversity

City Awards

Benefactor Name of Award Contact Amount Deadline Criteria
Alpine Grind (Rossland) Bursary Link to 7S Application Form $200 May 15 For 7S
Greater Trail Minor Hockey Award $500 Still playing hockey in grade 12, played with GTMHA for >5 yrs including at least 1 year a Midget level
Italo Canadese Society (Trail) Italo Canadese Scholarship
Kate Shaw School of Highland Dance (Trail) Kate Shaw Memorial Scholarship 2x $300 Attended the Kate Shaw Highland School of Dance
Klister Klub Ski Award Klister Klub Award Christine DeMarco $500 Applications at School
Leroi Community Foundation (Trail) Harold Fishwick Memorial Scholarship for Music Link to Website Recognized music program Preference to Greater Trail After School Music Program
Cristoforo Colombo Lodge (Trail) Cristoforo Colombo Lodge Scholarship 4x$250 High ranking children of members
Ferraro Foods Ferraro Foods Scholarship Link to 7S Application Form $500 May 15
City of Rossland City of Rossland Award Link to 7S Application Form $200 May 15
Golden City Lion’s Club (Rossland) Bursary Link to 7S Application Form $500 May 15 Rossland student;Community and school involvement
Pursuing post-sec ed
Gold Rush Bookstore Link to 7S Application Form $300 May 15 TBA
Boxing Day Classic Bursary Link to 7S Application Form $500 May 15
Kate Shaw School of Highland Dance (Trail) Kate Shaw Memorial Scholarship 2x $300 Attended the Kate Shaw Highland School of Dance
Nelson and District Credit Union Bursary Link to Application Form $500 May 15
Royal Canadian Legion (Rossland) Bursary Branch #14 – Rossland 362-5535
Application form at school
4 x $550 Relative of a veteran; Rossland residents Pursuing post-sec ed
Better Life Fittnes Bursary Link to 7S Application Form $150 May 15
Visions for Small Schools Society (Rossland) Bursary Link to 7S Application Form May 15