April 15 Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) Scholarships: Several different awards are available for students going to Camosun in construction trades or apprenticeship programs. For more information, visit http://www.constructionfoundation.ca/vica-fund/
Deadline: April 18, 2018 2 p.m.
1. District Authority Award: (applications available in the Counselling Suite)
There will be 118 awards of $1250 given to district students for accomplishments in one of seven specialty areas: Fine Arts ( Visual Arts, Dance Drama, Music)Applied Skills (Business Ed, Technology Ed, Home Economics) Physical Activity (not limited to Physical Education)International LanguagesIndigenous Languages & CultureCommunity Service (Volunteer Activity)Technical & Trades Training (Carpentry, Automotive, Mechanics, Cook Training) Students may make applications in two areas, but may only win one award.
2. Monk Office Graduation Scholarship: One award is available for a graduating student who displays good citizenship and social responsibility at school and in the community. The student must be planning to enter the field of environmental studies.
3. Coast Capital Standing Tall: Two awards of $3500 are given tograduating students who have faced significant hardship or adversity and demonstrate a commitment to continue their education. This is a two part application form and both the Coast Capital and School District forms must be completed.
Please contact mr. Feser or Mrs. Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up to see her in the counselling suite.
April 27 Reminder: Deadline for PAC Bursaries Students submit their applications directly to the middle and elementary schools, NOT to our counselling suite. (Applications available in the scholarship bin.)
May 1 Sooke Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Legacy Scholarship: One scholarship of $500 is awarded to a strong academic student who has also demonstrated leadership ability and noteworthy service while showing excellence in one additional area, either Fine Arts, Athletics or other area. Applications are available from the scholarship bin.
End of the Month Reminders
May 1: Westshore Sunrise Rotary Club Bursary Three awards of $1000 each are offered to Belmont students with financial need entering a post-secondary program in trades or academics who have performed service in the school or the community. One of these awards is reserved for a student entering a trades program at Camosun. Students are required to write a 300- word essay on their service. Paper applications are available in the Scholarship Bin in the counselling suite. May 1: Metchosin Fire Department Delany Dunlop Memorial Scholarship This $500 award goes to a District 62 student who demonstrates school and community involvement. Preference will be given to a students attending UVic, studying political science, and / or residing in Metchosin. Paper applications are available in the Scholarship Bin in the counselling suite.
May 1: SD 62 PAC Bursaries Update: Most PAC forms are now available in the Scholarship Bin, but two PACs have yet to confirm. Continue to check the Scholarship Bin for Dunsmuir PACand Happy Valley PAC Bursary forms this week. Paper applications are available in the Scholarship Bin in the counselling suite.
May 1: Robin Reston Sports Bursary This bursary is open to all students who have a special interest in sports that began in elementary school. It is offered by the Lakewood PAC, so a preference will be shown to students who attended Lakewood Elementary School. The application asks students to describe their investments in sports, both school and community. Paper applications are available in the Scholarship Bin in the counselling suite.