KPU Important News

Application Deadlines
While the application deadline for Limited Intake programs has passed, we have extended the deadline for select Limited Intake programs; an up-to-date list of extended application deadlines can be found at https://www.kpu.ca/admission/deadlines-extended.
Students applying to Open Intake programs may do so until August 1, 2020, but should note that offer letters have already gone out to students who applied before the March 1 early application deadline, so we encourage all prospective students to apply as soon as possible in order to receive priority registration.

Scholarships & Awards
The deadline to apply for Entrance Scholarships for Fall 2020 is April 6, 2020.
Scholarship applications are now available for students intending to begin their studies in January 2021.
https://www.kpu.ca/awards/entrance-scholarship

Future Business Leaders Conference May 1-2, 2020:
KPU is hosting a two-day business conference for Grade 11/12 high school students. Winners of the competition will be given an Entrance Scholarship to KPU’s School of Business and will be crowned the Future Business Leaders of 2020. High school business departments will also receive monetary awards if their students place in the top 3 of the competition. To register a student group: https://www.kpu.ca/futureleaders (space is limited).

Scolarships February Deadline

BC School Trustees Association Scholarships for Student Citizenship
CMOLIK FOUNDATION $35,000
Must have demonstrated amongst other attributes, good work ethic and tenacity in achieving their goals. Of particular interest are students who are of strong character who are working hard to achieve success but have to overcome a setback or disadvantage in doing so.Candidates must be in good academic standing, have applied and/or be enrolled in or accepted to a post-secondary institution, trade institute or college.
http://www.thecmoli kfoundation.com/sch olarship-criteriapolicies
BC Trefoil Guilds Education Grant
CREDIT UNION FOUNDATION OF BC EDUCATION AWARDS
$3,000
Criteria is demonstrated financial need. It is expected that the main funding is in place and every effort through normal channels available to students to access funds has been made.
http://cufoundation.o rg/studentapplication/
BCCPAC Educational Award
SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIP
$2,200
Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Enjoy 5 weeks of learning, adventure, friendship and discovery.
http://www.myexplo re.ca/en/
CMOLIK FOUNDATION
FIVE-WEEK FRENCH –LANGUAGE BURSARY PROGRAM
$1,000
Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, plan to register as a full-time student in September of the upcoming school year at a recognized University, Community College, Technical Institute or other postsecondary institution for advanced learning, demonstrate high ideals and qualities of citizenship, and not have previously received a bursary from the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund.
http://www.kincanad a.ca/apply
Applications are mailed directly to a Kinsman Club member
Credit Union Foundation of BC Education Awards
KIN CANADA BURSARIES HAL ROGERS ENDOWMENT FUND
$2,500
Interested students must contact their local Optimist Club. They need to submit an essay on the preassigned topic. To find a contact, please email the
http://www.optimist. org/e/member/schola rships3.cfm
Schulich Leader Scholarship
PATHWAY TO TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
$5,000
A Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed immigrant) at the time of writing their provincial exams. A B.C. resident in their graduating year with graduation to occur by August 31. Maintaining a B average in all Grade 11 and 12 courses required for graduation, with no more than one Grade 12 mark at a C+ level. Showing evidence of commitment to and aptitude for a teaching career
http://www2.gov.bc. ca/gov/topic.page?id =61BA57D5EE9046 7F8C45EBC139DF2 FFA
This is a guide only. Students are responsible for confirming deadlines and criteria with the granting organization. Updated 2019-12-16 2019 – 2020
CHS Scholarship Deadlines
SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT CRITERIA LINK NOTES
Five-Week French –Language Bursary Program
$100,000
For students enrolling in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas of study at a participating Canadian university in fall. One nomination only to represent each school across Canada
http://www.schulichl eaders.com/
KIN CANADA BURSARIES HAL ROGERS ENDOWMENT FUND
$1,000
Three Scholarships available: a high school student (grade 12) planning on pursuing post-secondary studies upon graduation in an engineering or technology related field of study. A new immigrant (max. of 1 year since arrival to Canada) pursuing postsecondary studies in an engineering
https://speatbc.org/sc holarship/
Optimist International Essay Contest
$2,500
The award could be put towards an educational endeavour, engagement in sports, or investment in a travel experience – all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey. Award recipients are expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds.
http://www.parachut ecanada.org/program s/topic/C413
RBC ROYAL BANK FINANCIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
$28,000
Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work. Can be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Recipients must maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox, their volunteer experience, their courage in overcoming obstacles, their participation in sport, fitness and community service and their academic standing.
http://terryfoxawards .ca/applicantinformation/

District Partners 36 Scholarships

District Partners 36 Scholarship Applications 2019-2020
Applications for the Partners 36 Scholarships will be available on line February 1, 2020.  ***Coast Capital Youth Get It Education Awards applications will be available late February 2020.
Completed applications should be submitted to the Scholarship Coordinator at your school by the due date designated by your school.  This is usually anytime between February 1st and April 15th.   Click here to view a summary of the scholarship criteria.  Updates will be posted therefore be sure to check back often.
For more information and your school’s due date, contact your school scholarship coordinator.
PLEASE NOTE:  Secondary schools MAY choose to set an internal deadline in advance of the above date for their students.  Please make sure to check with your school counsellor or career facilitator to verify the exact deadline for your school.
Christopher Mohan Memorial Bursary
***Coast Capital Standing Tall Award – 6 scholarships available – $2,500 each
***Coast Capital Beth Hutchinson Award – $5,000
Hal Sinclair Memorial Scholarship
Harris and Company Barristers and Solicitors
J.S. McDonald Scholarship
MCF Good Samaritan Surrey Scholarship
North Surrey Lions Club – Ken Nore Technical Bursary
North Surrey Lions Club – Ken Nore Trades Bursary
North Surrey Lions Club – Matt Ffitch Academic Bursary
Pacific West Cable Industry and Trades
Stewart Schon Memorial Scholarship
Surrey Pre-Trial Services Scholarship
Surrey Retired Teachers Association Bursary
Urban Spirit Foundation Scholarship
White Rock Surrey Naturalists Society – Tess Fenger Memorial Scholarship

Ministry of Educati​​​on Scholarships
BC Excellence Scholarships
BC Achievement Scholarships
District Authority Scholarships
Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship​

Non-District Scholarships &​ Awards
(Deadlines may have passed for some.  Please continue to check back)
Aboriginal Multi-Media Society
Basant Motors – Submission Deadline – September 29, 2019
Betty Spalton Scholarship – BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Scholarships
DCT Honey Hooser Scholarship Information
Grant Me – Scholarship Access Tools
Horatio Alger Association of Canada
Indspire – Bursaries and Scholarships
Irving K. Barber Scholarship
Jamaican/Canadian Cultural Association of BC Scholarship
Khalsa Credit Union Scholarship
Lotus Light Charity Scholarship
Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
MLD Wealth Management Annual Scholarship
National Union of Public and General Employees – Scholarships
Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia
Re/Max of Western Canada Bursary Quest for Excellence Program
Rotary Club of White Rock – 2020 Community Scholarship
Saheli Scholarship
Save On Foods & UFCW Local 1518  Scholarships
Scholarships Canada
SOAR Scholarships
Stacey Levitt Memorial Award
Student Scholarships
Surrey Fire Fighters Ignite a Dream Educational Awards
Yconic

https://www.surreyschools.ca/departments/BDEV/Community_Information/scholarships/Pages/default.aspx

SASSY Awards

SASSY Awards: Call for Nominations

Recognizing Exceptional Youth

City of Surrey and Semiahmoo Rotary Club present SASSY Awards to acknowledge and celebrate young leaders in arts and culture, community service, environment, overcoming adversity, international service and sport and recreation. Seven award recipients receive $1,000 plus $500 for a charity of their choice. Nominate a young person between the ages 15–21 or offer to provide a reference letter. Submissions are due by February 26.

https://surrey.simplesurvey.com/f/s.aspx?s=BD0A02F1-2086-427C-8C9F-A5D64B848064&utm_source=Surrey+Youth&utm_campaign=Youth+%7c+February+2020&utm_medium=email

Beaverbrook Vimy Prize

Beaverbrook Vimy Prize
The Vimy Foundation’s premiere educational program, the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, is a prestigious two-week-long learning experience during which exceptional youth, 15-17 years of age, study the interwoven First and Second World War history of Canada, Great Britain, and France.
Scheduled for August 8-20, 2020 in Belgium and France, students will attend lectures, visit former battlefields, trenches and underground tunnels, as well as visit museums and cemeteries, and explore monuments such as the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.  Canadian, British, and French prize recipients will also participate in commemorative ceremonies and meet a few of the remaining veterans and members of the French Resistance.
Entry deadline is 11:59 PM, March 1, 2020.

https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/beaverbrook-vimy-prize/