2019 EXTERNAL Sponsor Scholarships Catalogue
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SponsorsAmountSPONSOR SelectionPurpose of Award & Required CriteriaRequired Affiliation or Specific ConditionsApplication FormSubmission viaDue
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AF Timber Co. Ltd. Kyle Levy Pride in Logging Bursary1 Award of $1500External- Entering field of Logging or enrolled in full time studies in Forestry or a Trade
- Must plan to work in Logging, Forestry, or a Trade
- Must be from West Kootenay Region
Criteria HERE*May defer Award for 1 year*
MUST email to request application form: Erin@aftimber.com
See website for detailsApril 30, 2019
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Automotive Retailers Foundation (ARFI) Scholarship & Bursary Awards10 AwardsExternalARFI - Bob Clarke Memorial (1@$2000)
ARFI - BC Auto Recyclers Bursary (2@$2000)
ARFI - Automotive Trades Development Scholarship (2@$2000)
ARFI - 2nd Year Apprenticeship (1@$2000)
ARFI - 3rd Year Apprenticeship (1@$2000)
ARFI - Ed Coates Memorial Red Seal Automotive Trades Scholarship (1@$5000)
ARFI - William Freeburn Memorial Automotive Glass Technician Scholarship (2@$500)
Criteria HEREApplication FormSee website for detailsJune 30, 2019
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BCGEU: BC Government and Service Employees Union2 AwardsExternal- $2,000 for 1 full-time student
- $1,000 for 1 part-time student
- Enrolled, registered or planning to attend an eligible post-secondary institution in 2018
- Parent (current, retired, or deceased) is member or staff of BCGEUApplication FormSee website for detailsApril 27, 2019
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Bev LaPointe Memorial Scholarship for Women in Trades 1 Award of $2000External- Female student enrolled in Trades training either part-time or full-time
- Must be permanent resident of the region serviced by Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS)
- includes Nelson, Castlegar, Salmo, the north shore to Kaslo and the Slocan Valley as far north as the Village of Slocan
- Open to any individual who self-identifies as female
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Castlegar Minor Hockey Association ScholarshipAwards & amounts varyExternal- CMHA Player or Official for 5 years total or 3 years out of past 5 years
- Must be entering a post-secondary institution
- CMHA Player or Official or Volunteer
- May defer Award for 1 year
Application FormEmail (see form)April 15, 2019
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Castlegar Minor Soccer Association (CMSA) Scholarship2 Awards of $500External- CMSA Player or Official for 5 years total or 3 years out of past 5 years
- And/or Parent/Guardian has been a CMSA Volunteer for 3 years
- Must be entering a postsecondary institution
- CMSA Player, Official or Volunteer, and/or Parent VolunteerApplication FormEmail (see form)May 1, 2019
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Castlegar Portuguese Social Centre Association Bursary$250 each successful applicantExternal- Must be entering a post-secondary institution
- Affiliation with Portuguese Social Centre
- May defer Award for 2 years
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 16, 2018
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Castlegar Selkirk Lions Community Service Awardone Award of $500External- Going to full-time or part-time post-secondary studies
- Shows community and school spirit through involvement in community and school events
- Volunteerism and community involvement
- May defer for 1 year
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 19, 2019
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Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Scholarship2 x $750External- Going into full-time post-secondary studies-Indicate Institution
- Volunteerism/participation/service at school and/or in community
- Good Attendance
- Proof of enrollment required before money is Awarded
- B average
- May defer 20 months
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 12, 2019
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Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Youth Community Service Award (YCSA)3 x $2,000External- Impactful & meaningful volunteer service that fosters community well-being (for more than 1 year)-applicant must be no more than 20 years of age and currently live within the Columbia Basin RegionApplication FormMs JackieApril 16, 2019
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Construction, Maintenance & Allied Workers (CMAW) Local 2300 Bursary1 Award of $500External-Students pursuing an Apprenticeship in the trade of Carpentry/Joinery or Millwright-1st year Apprentice or student who has completed their first year in high school through the Youth in Trades and are enrolling in Level 2.
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 5, 2019
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CUPE Local 1285 Bursary3 Awards of $500
(for SD20)
External- Pursuing post-secondary for academic, vocational, or technical studies
- Strong evidence of citizenship and personal education plan
- Involved in school and extracurricular activities - financial need considered
- Legal ward of CUPE Local 1285 member with good standing - transcript required
- Must use Award within the year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 15, 2019
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CUPE Local 2087 Bursaries3 Awards of $750
(for SD20)
External- Pursuing postsecondary for academic, vocational, or technical studies
- Financial need will be considered
- Preference given to a student whose parent/guardian is a CUPE Local 2087 member (but all will considered)Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 15, 2019
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Educational Facility Managers Association of BC (EFMABC) Bursaries5 Awards of $1000External- Pursuing postsecondary education in a recognized institution for the 2018/2019 term
- Preference given to studies in Engineering, Architecture, or Building Technology
- MUST be a dependent of school district employees in the school facilities area (Maintenance or Custodial)Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 27, 2019
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Erin Hartson Memorial Rotary Scholarship for Youth Exchange or Interact1 Award of $1,000External- Must be going on or returning from Youth Exchange or heavily involved and dedicated to Rotary Interact activities
- Pursuing post-secondary education
- For Youth Exchange or Interact students only
- May defer Award for 1 year
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 16, 2019
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Genelle Recreation Society Bursary1 or 2 Awards of $250External- Pursuing post-secondary education or Trade
- Consideration given to financial need
- Must be a resident of Genelle
- May defer Award for 1 year
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 16, 2019
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Harry Bate Memorial Bursary1 Award of $500External- Pursuing post-secondary education with Major in Maths or Sciences
- Financial need a consideration
- Application must be handwritten
- Must use Award within the year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 13, 2019
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Herb Pitts Memorial Bursary1 Award of $500External- Pursuing post-secondary education, vocational, or technical program
- Relative has served in the Armed Forces (active or veteran) eg. border control, reserves, peace corps, RCMP, Trail Squadron

- Application must be handwritten
- Must use Award within the year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 13, 2019
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Knights of Columbus, Castlegar Council #53042 Awards of $500External- Pursuing post-secondary education
- Requires financial assistance
- Community involvement
Roman Catholic youth preferredApplication FormSend by mail (see form)April 16, 2019
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Kootenay Columbia Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association (KCPVPA) Bursaries2 Awards of $700COMBO: SHSS Recommend to Sponsor- Pursuing postsecondary education
- Exemplifies leadership in areas of academics, school community involvement, and citizenship
- Preference given to student whose parent is a KCPVPA memberApplication FormMs JackieApril 16, 2019
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Kootenay Columbia Teachers' Union $500 per AwardExternal- Going into full-time or part-time post-secondary studies, High School course load must be full-time (minimum 6 courses per year)
- Minimum average of 70% in Grade 12 courses (calculation based on 4 Academic Grade 12 Courses)
- Must be a dependent of an active KCTU member (Teacher in SD20)
- May defer Award for 2 years
Application FormEmail (see form)April 30, 2019
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Kootenay Savings Community Champs Bursary4 Awards of $2000
(Kootenay Region)
External- Pursuing full-time post-secondary education
- Exceptional leadership in and commitment to your community - Demonstrates interest in environmental and/or social justice areas
- Volunteerism and Community involvement
- Financial need considered
- May defer Award for 1 year
Application FormWebsiteApril 12, 2019
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Ladies Auxiliary-Royal Canadian Legion Castlegar & Robson Branch #1702 awards of $400External- Post Secondary Education.
- Volunteerism/participation/service at school and/or in larger community
Financial need is a consideration.
Preference given if a close relative served in the Armed Forces or is a legion memberApplication FormMail To: Judy Brown
777 Silverbirch Lane
V1N 1E6
April 16, 2019
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McDonald's Employee ScholarshipTBDExternal- Contributes in tangible and relevant ways- Must use within the year after high school graduation
- Cheque/Monies presented to Candidate at Graduation Ceremony
-Organization has their own application form for students to pick upSee McDonald's ManagementCheck McDonald's
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Mercer Celgar Bursary$1,500External- Based on financial need
- Pursuing postsecondary education in vocational, technical, or trade facilities
- Full-time enrollment
- Financial need
- Must use Award within the year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)May 3, 2019 (noon)
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Mercer Celgar Scholarship2 x $1,500External- one scholarship for the highest academic average of applicants in the sciences
-one scholarship for the highest average of applicants seeking to pursue trades or technology
- Interim transcript required
- Must use within the year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)May 3, 2019 (noon)
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Mercer Celgar Women's Trade & Engineering Scholarship$1,500External-highest academic average of female applicants seeking to pursue a trade or engineering or technology program- Female student
- High academics
- Must use within the year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)May 3, 2019 (noon)
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Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship2-4 Scholarships Available (totalling $10,000)External- Pursuing full-time post-secondary studies in Canada
- Demonstrate triumph over adversity, determination, goal-oriented, and self-motivated
Application is evaluated on merit and not on academic achievementsApplication FormApplication FormApril 8, 2019 (3pm)
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NUPGE Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship$1,500External- Pursuing post-secondary education (in Public institutions) full-time in 2019-2020
- Studying in the field(s) of policing, criminal justice services, community services or health care services
Must be children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a current/retired NUPGE memberApplication FormEmail / Send by mail (see form) / FaxJuly 4, 2019
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NUPGE Scholarship For Indigenous Students$1,500External- Pursuing post-secondary education (in Public institutions) full-time in 2019-2020All Indigenous children/grandchildren of (incl. foster children/grandchildren) of NUPGE current/retired memberApplication FormEmail / Send by mail (see form) / FaxJuly 4, 2019
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NUPGE Scholarship for LGBTQ2$1,500External- Pursuing post-secondary education (in Public Institutions) full-time in 2019-2020
Must be children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a current/retired NUPGE memberApplication FormEmail / Send by mail (see form) / FaxJuly 4, 2019
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NUPGE Scholarship For Students of Colour$1,500External- Pursuing post-secondary education (in Public institutions) full-time in 2019-2020Must be visible minority children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a current/retired NUPGE memberApplication FormEmail / Send by mail (see form) / FaxJuly 4, 2019
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NUPGE Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship$1,500External- Pursuing post-secondary education (in Public institutions) full-time in 2019-2020
All those children/grandchildren, with a disability, (incl. foster children/grandchildren) of NUPGE current/retired membersApplication FormEmail / Send by mail (see form) / FaxJuly 4, 2019
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NUPGE Tommy Douglas Scholarship$1,500External- Pursuing post-secondary education (in Public Institutions) full-time in 2019-2020
Must be children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a current/retired NUPGE memberApplication FormEmail / Send by mail (see form) / FaxJuly 4, 2019
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RHC Insurance Brokers Ltd. Scholarship2 Awards of $400External- Must write essay on given topic (see form)
- Graduating from SHSS
- May defer Award for 1 year-
Application FormSend by mail (see form) or dropped off at RHC (same plaza as Dairy Queen)May 3, 2019
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Royal Canadian Legion Bursary Branch #1703 Awards of $500External- Pursuing post-secondary education or an approved Vocational or Technical training program in BC
- Financial need a consideration
Proof of Service by Parent/Guardian or Grandparent
- Must use Award within year after high school graduation
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 13, 2019
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Selkirk College Entrance Award50 x $1500External- Canadian citzens or permanent residents who have graduated, or who are about to graduate, from secondary school
- Students registering for the first time at Selkirk College in a full-time* (minimum 80% course load) post-secondary program
*Students have known about this Application since February 15, 2019). This entry is to help remind students to complete and submit*Application FormApplication FormMarch 31, 2019
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Selkirk PavingForms in mailExternal- Must fulfill graduation requirements
- Not necessarily an excellent academic student but a student pursuing any post-secondary education.
- must not be receiving any other Award
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Sisters of Colombo (sending forms)1 Award of $350External- scholastic achievement
- Going to post-secondary institution within 2 years of graduation
-Must be child/grandchild of a member of the Sisters of Colombo in good standing.TBATBATBA
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St. Rita's Catholic Women's League Bursary 1 Award of $500External- A Student enrolling in post-secondary program.- Preference will be given to Roman Catholics and/or children or grandchildren of CWL members.
- Award must be used within year following high school graduation
Application FormMail To: Denise Laurie
749 Meadowlark Lane
Castlegar V1N 1C9
April 30, 2019
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Tracy Rollins (Kaminsky) Memorial Scholarship1 Award of $500External- Pursuing post-secondary education for a career in mental health or a related field (ie: social work, psychiatry, psychology, counselling, addictions, psychiatric nursing, and so on)
- Demonstrate passion for helping others and ending stigma surrounding mental illness
- Must be enrolled in minimum of 3 courses to full-time courses at post-secondary in order to receive reimbursement
- May defer Award for 1 year
Application FormEmail (see form)May 5, 2019
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United Steelworkers, Local 480 Scholarship & Bursary2 AwardsExternal- 1@$500 Scholarship
- 1@$250 Bursary
- Pursuing post-secondary education
- Demonstrates academic ability
- Financial need is a consideration
Must submit essay on topic outlined on form
- May defer Award for 1 year
Application FormSend by mail (see form)May 3, 2019
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United Steelworkers, Local 9705 Bursary1 Award of $750ExternalGoing into full--time or part-time post-secondary studies- Preference may be given to members of USW Local 9705
- May defer Award for 1 year-
Application FormSend by mail (see form)April 16, 2019
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USCC Union of Youth Scholarship Irena will email this weekExternal- Post-secondary Education
- based on community involvement and extracurricular activities
- money is to make first year tuition more affordable
- Ideally a member or child of a member but available to all studentsApplication FormUSCC Union of Youth
1876 Brilliant Road
Castlegar V1N 4K2
May 1, 2019
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West Kootenay Toy Run Association5 Awards of $1000 (West Kootenays)External- Pursuing post-secondary education
- Financial support is needed in order to consider post-secondary
Based on essay describing true financial need (see form)Application FormApplication to be hand-written and submitted to Miss. JackieApril 16, 2019
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