TWO Scholarships of up to $2,000 each, for applicants entering or enrolled/continuing in a post-secondary program (leading to a certificate/diploma/degree). This includes university, trade school, a school of fine arts or a diploma course at a community college.
Applications Due: May 15th, 2018
Eligible applicants will be sons, daughters, or spouses of currently serving Canadian Armed Forces members (Regular, PRes, COATS-CIC/GSO, Canadian Rangers - this does not apply to civilian or volunteer cadet instructors). Applicants must reside within the Mainland BC MFRC region. In addition to providing financial assistance, the process of applying for the funding will help develop the applicants’ writing skills. The recipient of each of the above awards will be required to submit a brief written account of how the award/scholarship money was used, which will be authorized for publication in the MFRC Newsletter. Applicants also have the opportunity to submit a video as a part of their application. MFRC reserves the right to use the successful applicants' videos on the MFRC website, Facebook page, and additional promotional materials.
The application form must be submitted online. The application asks a series of questions about you, the serving member, the program which you are applying to, as well as three longer questions:
1) Describe your IN-SCHOOL VOLUNTEER / EMPLOYMENT and/or EXTRA-CURRICULAR activities, LEADERSHIP roles etc.2) Describe your VOLUNTEER/COMMUNITY SERVICE activities. Include number of hours served for each activity. 3) Describe your CAREER OBJECTIVES.
You may wish to work on the responses to these questions prior to filling out the application.
You MAY also submit a VIDEO (2 mins or less) responding to the following question: "What would winning the Mainland BC MFRC Scholarship mean to you?" Feel free to be creative!Bonus points may be awarded for those submitting a video.
Additionally, you must submit the following to the BC MFRC at the email or postal addresses listed below: • Your most recent TRANSCRIPT• TWO LETTERS OF REFERENCE from a teacher, employer, counsellor, coach or supervisor from a volunteer or community service activity.
The criteria to earn this scholarship are based on a mix of academic potential, and individual contribution to community and family.
For questions, please call (604) 240-3140 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mainland BC MFRC ATTN: Scholarship Committee1755 W. 1st AveVancouver, BC, V6J 0G7
EMAIL : email@example.com