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Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards

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Financial Help for Post Secondary

Many graduates at Prince George Secondary School excel in Academics, Leadership & Community Service. 

We aim to provide as much assistance possible to ensure that these future leaders get access to scholarships, bursaries, grants & awards. These opportunities help and assist our polar students with their future pursuits.

Mrs. LaMarre in the counselling office can provide assistance with access to scholarships, bursaries, grants & awards.  She helps many students with applications these kinds of opportunities.

Mrs. LaMarre      250-562-6441 ext: 108               mlamarre@sd57.bc.ca


KEEP WATCH ON THIS PAGE FOR BURSARIES, SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER AWARDS THAT YOU CAN APPLY FOR DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR! 

SD57 Award Application Info

School District 57 Awards!!

Hello Grads of 2022!

Attached are the instructions to apply for School District No. 57 Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries. The deadline for completing your application is February 16 at 11:59pm.
PLEASE take time to read the instructions carefully!  
There is also an instructional video included for you. 
This is a new application system and a new process for all of us, so it is very important that you schedule your time to prepare your responses, gather documents, request reference letters, etc. prior to the application deadline.


Application deadline: February 16, 2022
Applications must be submitted between: January 12, 2022 to February 16, 2022.

SD57 2022 Awards Information
**(Read this document carefully and follow instructions carefully!)

SD57 Awards General Questions Form 
**(Use this document to plan out answers ahead of time!)


Below are links from last year's awards.  Stay tuned for the links for the awards for 2021-2022 school year!

The information booklet is helpful to review criteria and collect any supporting documents, request reference letters, etc.


You can also access this info from our


The School District #57 Awards program will open on: 

January 12, 2022 to February 16, 2022.

In preparation for applying for School District Awards, you will need to have a minimum of two reference letters. Some awards also require specific letters of support, or documentation of membership/participation. 

Below is a Request for a Letter of Reference form for you. This is a helpful resource for the people who are writing reference letters for you. Please complete it and provide it to your reference when you ask if they are willing to provide a reference letter for you. The information in this form will assist references with writing a comprehensive letter.

Please contact Mrs. Mary LaMarre if you have any questions.

mlamarre@sd57.bc.ca 

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Don't forget to check out the following sites to find scholarships, bursaries and awards:

https://www.scholarshipscanada.com/

https://scholartree.ca/

https://studentawards.com/

https://educationplannerbc.ca/plan/finance/scholarship




**Save your info from your applications for the PGSS awards applications which will be submitted to Mrs. LaMarre on:  TO BE ANNOUNCED.

PGSS Awards

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Stay tuned for the new application for the 2021 -2022 school year.


Mary LaMarre
Counsellor, Performing Arts & Hockey 
Prince George Secondary School
250 562 6441 ext. 108

Indigenous Grads

Hadih!
Check out the brochure below with information about scholarships for Indigenous Students as well as links to post-secondary Institutions.  Please share with Grade 12 Indigenous learners.

Here are two more pieces of information: 
1. A link to a portal for post-secondary information for all Indigenous youth.

2. A survey for all Indigenous students graduating 2021.

A scholarship that is exclusive to Aboriginal students from BC who are interested in studying Carpentry at the post-secondary level.

Ken Michel Memorial Scholarship for Carpentry | ScholarTree

In loving memory of a man whose skill in the carpentry trade and the love of his people helped build the foundations of honour, pride, and strength in his community. This scholarship acknowledges both strong work ethic and the desire to work towards the betterment of the community as a whole.

https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/ken-michel-memorial-scholarship-for-carpentry/N5x2bzxPhy
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University of Northern BC

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The link to apply to UNBC is: www.unbc.ca/apply




Good evening from the UNBC Future Students Team,

 Changes to Entrance Awards Deadlines

The Awards and Financial team have moved awards application deadlines back:

The Early Entrance Awards application deadline is now January 15 and the General Entrance Awards deadline is now April 1.









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Students can sort their scholarship list (https://scholartree.ca/scholarships) by the deadline by using the sort by option at the top of the page.

Have a great day,


Brit Garon
Co-Founder, CEO
ScholarTree
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w:scholartree.ca  e: brit.garon@scholartree.ca

ScholarTree Inc.
305 - 277 Gatwick Drive, Oakville, Ontario


Schulich Leader

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Are you are planning to enroll in a post-secondary program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math and intend to pursue a career in one of the following:
Technology
Engineering
Entrepreneurship and Business Enterprise
Applied Scientific Research
You may be interested in applying to be a Schulich Leader. Please check out the information on the following link and if you meet the eligibility criteria would like to apply to be considered as the nominee for PGSS, please email Mrs. LaMarre at mlamarre@sd57.bc.ca. PGSS can nominate one student. The deadline to submit your request to apply to be the PGSS nominee is Friday January 7th at 3:00pm. In your email please include details on how you meet the following criteria:
1. Academic Excellence
2. Leadership, Creativity
3.Financial need (if applicable)
4.Post-secondary program and institution
5.Career goal


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Beedie Luminaries Open House
We will be hosting a virtual Open House for all students, community partners and school administrators interested in learning more about the program and how to apply. Students will also be able to connect with current Beedie Luminaries.
When: Thursday, November 25, 4 pm – 5 pm
To secure a spot and access the link, please email info@beedieluminaries.ca
 


2022 Applications are now open!
We are excited to begin accepting 2022 Applications for the Beedie Luminaries Scholarship Program.
 
We are encouraging Grade 12 students in B.C. who are facing financial barriers to apply for one of 100+ scholarships available in 2022. Recipients will each receive up to $40,000 towards their post-secondary studies at any public university, college or trade school in B.C.
 
This year, in light of the labour shortage within the skilled trades sector, we would like to particularly encourage students considering a career in the trades to apply. 
Do you know of a student or students who would qualify? Please let them know about Beedie Luminaries and encourage them to APPLY!
Please note, the application period for Beedie Luminaries’ SPARK scholarship program for single parents will open in March 2022. 

Beedie Luminaries Open House
We will be hosting a virtual Open House for all students, community partners and school administrators interested in learning more about the program and how to apply. Students will also be able to connect with current Beedie Luminaries.
When: Thursday, November 25, 4 pm – 5 pm
To secure a spot and access the link, please email info@beedieluminaries.ca
 


Loran Scholarships


Loran Scholars Foundation - Fondation Boursiers Loran



Becoming A Scholar - Loran Scholars Foundation - Apply Now

The selection of a Loran Scholar is unique in its attention to a young person's character. We believe that integrity, courage, grit and personal autonomy are better indicators of overall potential than standard academic measures.

loranscholar.ca

Student Scholarship .org

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Scholarships U of A





 
 

Once your student has applied to the U of A, they can apply for entrance scholarships right away! The deadline to apply is January 12, 2022. If your students need guidance on submitting their application, encourage them to attend our Scholarships 101 session on November 22 where they can learn tips and tricks on submitting a strong application. Registration is required. uab.ca/recruitmentevents

We also have two new student access awards launching soon:

  • The Discover University of Alberta Entrance Award assists students who are entering the U of A without having completed any prior post-secondary coursework and who have demonstrated financial challenges and barriers to attending university. Students will be considered for $8,000 per year in award funding. Up to 30 new students per year will qualify for the award.
  • The Turtle Spirit Pathway Award for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students assists Indigenous students who are entering the U of A without having completed any prior post-secondary coursework and who have demonstrated financial challenges and barriers to attending university. Students will be considered for $8,000 in award funding. Up to 20 new students per year will qualify for the award.

Both awards are now open and will close on February 15, 2022. For more information, visit uab.ca/awards.

 

Unless otherwise stated, registration is required for the following events and can be found at uab.ca/recruitmentevents.

AP & IB Recognition: Hard Work Pays Off

We are hosting two virtual events - one for AP students on November 15 and one for IB students on November 16. These sessions will begin with a short presentation, followed by a Q&A with a U of A advisor.

U of A Insider Tips Current Student Q&A

Because nobody is better informed about the student life experience at U of A than our students themselves, join our panel of UAlberta Ambassadors to get the inside scoop on transitioning to the U of A from a student perspective.

University of Alberta 101

Throughout November, students can attend general or province-specific University of Alberta 101 sessions for an opportunity to learn more about our 200+ programs, campus life, admission requirements, and upcoming events.

Discover our Colleges

Starting in November, the Colleges of Social Sciences & Humanities and Natural & Applied Sciences will be hosting events for prospective students interested in programs in the Faculty of Arts, Education, Business, Science, Engineering, and Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences. At each faculty event, high school students can meet current university students, learn more about program options, and find out why it’s exciting to be a student at the U of A.

Take a Virtual Tour

Your students can see campus from the comfort of their own home with this virtual tour of North Campus in Edmonton. Current U of A students will also be available to answer questions. Please register at uab.ca/tours.

 

 

Prince George Secondary School

2901 Griffiths Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2M 2S7 Phone: (250) 562-6441 |Fax: (250) 564-4085 | We respectfully acknowledge that School District No. 57 resides on the unceded ancestral lands of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nations, McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Simpcw First Nation. It is our honour to walk alongside our indigenous communities in educating our students.