Scholarship and Bursary Opportunities 2023-2024

Scholarship and Bursary Opportunities 2023-2024

For any scholarship or bursary reference letter you request, we recommend that you fill out the following form

Reference Letter Fact Sheet:

Local Scholarship and Bursary Package

Attached is the application worksheet. Students will be invited to a session on Make-up Day April 22nd to enter their applications into the new website. Students are also required to complete a biographical essay, criteria and examples have been emailed to every grade 12 student form Ms. Atchison. It is important for students to gather their supporting documents and keep them in a digital file. Those include reference letters, copies of acceptance letters, and additional essays.

Rick & Amanda Hansen Scholarship for Youth with Disabilities – up to $40,000

The Rick & Amanda Hansen Scholarship for Youth with Disabilities. These scholarships provide financial support to Canadian youth with disabilities looking to complete a 1- to 4- year post-secondary program. Funding of up to $40,000 is available.

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are now open until May 31st, 2024. Up to 3 scholarships are available this year.

Other Scholarship and Bursary Websites  

This site provides information on over $82 million in opportunities that will fit into the profile it creates for you. It is devoted to helping high school, college, and university students to find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants, and other forms of financial assistance.  

Students will have access to an extensive database of scholarships, student awards, bursaries, and grants. Also included is information about student loans, applications, and budget planning.  

This site allows students to create a profile and receive regular updates matching their criteria. The general site allows students to view hundreds of scholarships with a variety of criteria. Students may also link and obtain information on numerous colleges and universities by province.  

Here’s a site that links you to scholarship opportunities throughout North America. Be sure to carefully check the criteria: many scholarships are specific to American students, but the site also includes links to scholarships for Canadians, including some at Canadian Universities and Colleges.  

There are several scholarships in several categories’ worth over $300,000 per year:  

  1. RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships for undergraduates  
  1. RBC Royal Bank Scholarship for Aboriginal Students  
  1. RBC Scholarships for children of RBC Employees.  

Here is an extensive database assisting students in finding scholarships, student awards, bursaries, and grants. There is also valuable information about student loans, application processes, and budget planning. Featured scholarships are regularly updated.  

FinAid lists financial aid resources for Canadian students and maintains databases and publications to help students locate scholarships and fellowships.  

Apply for student aid or student grants.  

This site is for students who have participated in sports at the provincial level and who are continuing their education at the post-secondary level.  

This site provides links for students planning to enter post-secondary studies. The site also includes a link for international students.  

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada administers more than 130 scholarships, fellowships, and internship programs on behalf of governments, foundations, and private sector companies. Students should check with their parents to see if the AUCC administers scholarships for their parent’s place of employment. The site also has a link for international students.  

Canadian Scholarships for International Students provides links to institutions with scholarships for international students.  

Canada Scholarships for International Students allows students to link directly with institutions in order to obtain specific information relative to their personal profile and circumstances.  

International students can search for scholarship information to institutions within Canada.  

BC School Sports Scholarships– See Package at 2024 Scholarship Booklet.pdf (

BCPVPA Student Scholarships 2024

Each year, the BCPVPA awards scholarships to up to 20 students who are graduating from the BC public school system and proceeding to post-secondary education. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each. This year, we are excited to offer this opportunity in the spring, to align with graduation and other scholarship application timelines.

Applicants will be assessed on academic excellence and demonstrated leadership within the school and community.

Please encourage any potential applicants to apply by March 18, 2024

Click here to learn more about applying to the scholarships.

The British Columbia School Superintendents Association will award six regional scholarships to students planning to pursue post-secondary studies. Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be currently enrolled in their final year of studies at a public secondary school in British Columbia and expected to graduate in June 2024. One winner will be chosen from each of the six BCSSA provincial chapters (Fraser Valley, Kootenay-Boundary, Metro, Vancouver Island, Northern, Thompson-Okanagan). Each winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to submit is April 16, 2024.

The scholarship application package can be found on the BCSSA website:

Living With Scholarship Fund

This year’s theme is ‘What Mental Health Means To Me.’ Applications are open until April 30, 2024. More information and how to apply can be found at

BC School Sports Scholarships:

Northwest Scholarship Foundation