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2017 Scholarship / Awards Information
Scholarship Info Video
Are you confused about the scholarship process? Watch this brief video for an overview of the scholarship process.
NEW Scholarship Info
All provinical scholarship awards will be in the form of vouchers that can be used upon registration and payment of tuition at a designated post-secondary institution.
FVDES PAC Scholarship
Fraser Valley Distance Education School Parent Advisory bursaries and awards are also available to fulltime FVDES graduating students. Academic achievement is the basic eligibility requirement but special achievements can also be considered. To be considered for these awards please complete the following application. If more information is required please contact your counsellor.
Chilliwack Community Scholarships and Bursaries
19 years of age or younger who live in the City of Chilliwack and meet the
criteria below are eligible to apply for a Chilliwack Community Scholarships
and Bursaries. Deadline is February 14, 2017.
How to Apply:
- Review the Award offerings. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUARY 14, 2017. Click here for complete list.
- For additional information pertaining to awards/schoalrships please contact your counselor.
- Complete one School District 33 Application. This application can be filled out electronically and printed.
together all supporting documents on the checklist on the 3 page
application. (Personal Information-page 1, Career statement-page 2,
Scholarship/Activities resume-page 3), Internal Scholarship Checklist
indicating which scholarships you are applying for, Reference Form (NEW),
Transcript/Diploma Verification Report, Completed budget form from the
- Return to FVDES Attention Scholarship Coordinator before the due date listed.
Note: Chilliwack Foundations Award have a specific application form. Click here to access it.
National and Provincial Scholarships and Awards
District Authority Awards
Each year there are opportunities for FVDES students to qualify for the District Authority Awards Program. These $1250.00 scholarships are rewarded to 5500 BC graduates, including adult graduates, for excellence in their chosen non-academic field and help with tuition to post-secondary programs. To be eligible, you must be a full time FVDES student enrolled in a minimum of 16 credits of course work in the current school year which began July 1, 2016, and eligible to graduate June 2017.
Click here for the District Authority Award application form.
For the most up-to-date information and the application information about District Authority Awards please click here.
B.C. Excellence Scholarships
Click here for more info pertaining to the B.C. Excellence Schoalrships
NEW!!! Public Guardian and Trustee Educational Assistanec Fund Bursary- up to $3300.00. For more information go to www.trustee.bc.ca. Deadline April 15, 2017.
NEW!!! Coast Capitil Standing Tall Award - $2500.00. For more information go to coastcapitalsavings.com/awards. Deadline May 15, 2017.
NEW!!! YVRART Foundation - $5000.00. For more information please go to: http://www.yvraf.com/programs. B.C. / Yukon First Nation youth who wish to develop their artisic potential.
Betty Spalton Scholarship Fund - $1500.00. For more information please go to: http://www.roadbuilders.bc.ca/education_fund.php
Genta Bell's Path to Success Scholarship Award - $1000.00. For more information please go to www.gbacademy.ca.
UFV's President's Entrance Scholarship. Award - $16,000 over 4 years. For more information please go to www.ufv.ca/entrance-scholarships. NEW DEADLINE : MARCH 1, 2017
UFV's Excellence Entrance Scholarship Award - $3000.00 over 2 years. For more information please go to www.ufv.ca/entrance-scholarships. NEW DEADLINE : MARCH 1, 2017
Stacey Levitt Memorial Award. Award of $2500.00. Application requirements: online application form, letter of recommendation, and a short essay. For more info please click here. NEW DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2017
BCGEU 2016 Student Scholarships Awards. Awards of $3000.00 (Full-Time Students) and $2000.00 (Part-Time Students). Deadline is February 29, 2016. for more information click here.
QuitDay.Org Scholarship. Scholarship Awards at $2000.00, $700.00 and $300.00. Deadline is March 31, 2016. For more information please click here.
TD Scholarships for Community Leadership. Full Scholarship (Valued at $70,000). The key criterion is outstanding community leadership. Deadline is November 27, 2015. For more info go to www.td.com/scholarships.
Caretenders Scholarship. One $500.00 Award. Deadline is May 31, 2016. For more information please click here.
Got A Spine Scholarship. One $500.00 Award. Deadline is June 2, 2016. For more information please click here.
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship. One $500.oo Award. Deadlin is August 31, 2016. For more information please click here.
Youth Volunteer Scholarship. One $500 Award. Deadline November 29, 2015. For more information please click here.
10 Words or Less Scholarship. One $500 Award. Deadline January 29, 2016. For more information please click here.
IAPMO (Association of Plumbers and Mechanical Officials. Three $1000 Awards. Deadline is May 1, 2016. For more information please click here.
Odenza Vacations College Scholarship. One $500 Award. Deadline is June 1, 2016. For more information please click here.
LM Scholarship. One $500 Award. Deadline is May 31, 2016. For more information please click here.
Ministry of Education's Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship ($5000)
Closes: March 31, 2016. Click here for more information regarding the scholarship and requirements.
UFCW & OFG Joint Diversity Scholarship
Closes: May 1, 2016. Click here for more information regarding the scholarship and requirements.
Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary
This bursary will award a $500-$800 award in 2015. Click here for more informarion regarding bursary.
RE/MAX of Western Canada Quest of Excellence 2015/2016 Bursary Program
RE/MAX of Western Canada has renewed the Quest of Excellence bursary program. This year they are once again offering (16) $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students. This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Click here for more information regarding the bursary. Applications for bursary close on March 14, 2016.
The 2014 Jim Hebden Chemistry Bursary Click here for full details. Bursary info has not been updated as of Jan. 19, 2015.
British Columbia School Superintendents Association Scholarships. Click here for information regarding scholarship. Application closes on Feb. 11, 2016.
Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship - $1 500 Scholarship for student going in to agriculture.
BC Hockey Scholarship (UPDATED) Click here for information regarding scholarship. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2016.
Schulich Leadership Scholarship (UPDATED). Click here for scholarship information. Deadline to apply is Feb. 2, 2017.
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program (UPDATED) Click here for award information. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2017 .
Prospera Educational Award Program (UPDATED) Click here for award program information. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.
Trevor Lindon Community Spirit Scholarship Click here for scholarship information. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2016.
For a complete list of Non-Community Based Scholarship/Bursaries register at:
If you have questions please contact your counsellor for more assistance.