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Lord Byng Secondary School: Scholarships/Bursaries/ Awards

 
Applications are available at the attached PDF file.  LB Scholarship 2017.pdfLB Scholarship 2017.pdf 
Application Due date: March 28, 2017 @ 3:30 PM to MS. McKay (must be handed to her personally signed in and time stamped) .
 
 

Danielle Horwitz Social Justice Award

 
 Program:  Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree
 Criteria:    Demonstrated academic ability, Demonstrated commitment to Social Justice, Financial Aid
 Value:      Annual $3, 000, up to $12,000 over 4 years
 
Please see attached for more information:  Danielle Horwitz.pdfDanielle Horwitz.pdf 
Handout available in the school office. 
 
 

The Kindness Foundation of Canada: Nadine Marshall Scholarship   

This scholarship has been established to honour the initiative, commitment, enthusiasm and example of Nadine Marshall, co-founder of The KindActs Association of B.C., recently renamed The Kindness Foundation of Canada.  Nadine’s unwavering belief in the power of kindness as an agent for positive change in our world has sustained her and allowed her ideas to develop into programs and KindActs to grow and evolve.  Most importantly this belief, embodied in her daily walk through life, is a powerful example, and source of motivation for all that have had the pleasure to know her.
 
Note:  This scholarship is currently only available to students graduating from a Vancouver School Board Secondary School.
 
Criteria for the Scholarship:
 
The intention of this fund is to recognize exceptional high school graduating students, inspired by the vision of a kinder world and committed to making a difference, with a scholarship to assist them in furthering their education.
It is our hope that the recognition of our recipient(s) important work will inspire them to continue to be involved in similar initiatives through their post-secondary years and into adult life.
 
Recipient Profile:
 

You are inspired by the vision of a kinder world and have the character and commitment to

undertake wholeheartedly a project that will create positive impact in the community,

locally or globally.  

 

You have demonstrated your commitment to positive action, contribution or raising
awareness in past activities.
 
You inspire others, not only through your actions, but by being who you are.

You are compassionate, aware, wise, open-minded, imaginative, and creative or
innovative.
 
You understand the value of education, recognizing that a well rounded person
embraces learning opportunities inside and outside of school.​
 
You personally strive for excellence, but maintain a healthy greater perspective in your
pursuit of it that allows you to experience life and its joys. 
 
The scholarship Award: 
 
Scholarship:  The recipient will receive a scholarship of $1000.00 to assist in their post-secondary education. 
 
Application Process and Deadlines:
 
Applications should be post marked on or before April, 10, 2017.
 
Applications should include information about past and current involvement in Kindness initiatives (social responsibility).  If they were group initiatives please outline your specific responsibilities and contributions to the project.  Include information about the success of the projects as part of the submissions.  Please include information about your motivation, challenges that you may have encountered, and the impact that you are making or hope to make. 
 
Please include a copy of your second term, grade 12 report.
 
Send completed applications to: 
Attn: Mike McEwan
David Lloyd George Elementary School
8370 Cartier Street
Vancouver BC V6B 4T8
Canada
 
 
 
Scholarship Information 

The following describes different types of Scholarships you could apply for in your Grade 12 year: 
  
Entrance Scholarships:  Most colleges and universities offer entrance scholarships to first year students.  These scholarships can range from $1000 to $30, 000 payable to successful students over a four year period.  Check out the websites and calendars of the post-secondary institutions you plan to attend to find out what awards are offered, and the criteria needed.  
 
Affiliation Scholarships:  These scholarships depend on a link between you and the sponsoring organization.  These affiliations could range from unions, clubs, or organizations you or your family members belong to.  Talk to your family and ask if any of the organizations they may be affiliated with have scholarships you could apply for.  
 
Bursaries:  A bursary is like a grant.  Bursaries are awarded based on financial need.  Applications can be filled out at financial aid and award offices at the post-secondary institutions you plan to attend. 
  
District Dogwood Scholarships:  These scholarships worth $1000 are given to graduating students who excel in one of the following areas:  fine arts, applied skills, physical activity, second languages, community service and technical trades training. Teachers will recommend potential scholarship recipients to the school’s Scholarship Committee in the spring. 
  
Secondary School Apprenticeship Scholarships:  Students in apprenticeship programs can earn $1000 scholarship by successfully completing SSA 11A, 11B, 12A and 12B, maintaining a C+ average or better in their Grade 12 courses and continuing working or training full time in the trade for at least five months after secondary school graduation.  
 
School Awards:  There are a number of scholarships, awards and bursaries that are given away at Lord Byng’s Graduation Ceremony in June.  School awards are based on academic achievement and other criteria provided by the award’s sponsor.  You will need to fill out a current Lord Byng Scholarship application form and submit it to Ms. McKay in the counselling suite in order to be considered for these awards.  Application information will come out after midyear. 
 


 
 
 
 
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