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 WHAT'S NEW - Keep posted for events - Details will be entered as soon as they arrive in the office.
 
BCIT Info Sessions - BCIT Info sessions.pdfBCIT Info sessions.pdf
 
BC GOVERNMENT NEWS - regarding Graduation - https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017EDUC0103-001803
 
Need help with your Personal Profile for University Applications?
The Humanitarian Organization for Providing Empowerment, an on-campus group under the Alma Mater Society at UBC, will be hosting a workshop for grads.Topics covered include personal profiles & the application process for UBC & other Cdn universities. Dates: Oct 27 or Nov 22. Time: 5pm-7pm Cost:$10. Location: UBC Irving K Barber Lib Room182. Sign up at thehopeinitiative.wixsite.com/ubchope
Langara Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree?
Interested in Langara's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree? Click on the link and read over the information.  Langara Nursing.pdfLangara Nursing.pdf
 
House of Commons Page Program
Interested in being a page on Parliament Hill? Want to study in Ottawa? Want to make lasting friendships? The House of Commons Page program may be for you. If you maintain an 80% avg and can speak both official languages, you are invited to apply. Go to ourcommons.ca/page for more info. Deadline to apply is Dec 4

 

Experience VCC (Vancouver Community College
Want to see what VCC offers at their Broadway Campus? They have an open house event on Oct 18 from 3 pm to 6 pm. There will be tours, prizes, demos, prizes (tuition money) and free workshops. RSVP at vcc.ca/experience  
 
National Portfolio Day - Dec 2
Does your post-sec program require a portfolio? National Portfolio Day is a chance to learn how to make your portfolio better, an opportunity for critique, a chance to discuss your work with knowledgeable people & a chance to meet people from fine arts/design schools. Held at Emily Carr University. Pre-register at ecuad.ca/NPD2017
 
Douglas College Programs with Application Deadlines
Only two Douglas College programs have deadlines: Dental Assisting on Feb 1, 2018 and Veterinary Technology on Jan 15, 2018. The remainder of their programs are typically open until full. Apply early because many of their programs are first-qualified, first-admitted
 
UBC Engineering Open House - Nov 18
On Nov 18, UBC Applied Sciences (Engineering) is hosting an open house for all students. Meet with professors, staff, and students who can help you decide if UBC Engineering is right for you. Go to apsc.ubc.ca/openhouse for more info.
 

Grade 12 Girls: Engineering Explorations
Are you a gr.12 girl curious about engineering? UBC has a conference for you! Nov 4 at the Point Grey Campus. Free. Pizza lunch and snacks provided. Do hands-on workshops, explore UBC, meet engineering students & compete in design contests. Restricted to gr12 girls. Register at www.engcite.ca/engineering-explorations

Grad Photos
Grade 12 students can now reserve appointments for your grad photos. Artona has set aside Nov 10 and Nov 12-14 for Killarney students. Please go to www.artona.com to reserve or for more information.

Cinderella Project
This project helps students with financial difficulties get access to funds, clothes, scholarships and technology. This program is especially helpful for gr.12 students because of grad photos and prom. If you or someone you know would benefit from this, please see your counsellor.
 
Douglas College
Douglas College is accepting applications for Fall 2018 starting Oct 2 (8:30 am). Many programs are first qualified, first admitted so applying early is crucial. Popular programs like Academic Foundations for Potential Nursing Applicants, (the pathway into Bachelor of Science in Nursing) fill quickly. Apply early to not miss out.
 
Langara College
Starting Oct 1, Langara College is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semester. Apply early to maximize your chances of getting the courses and programs you want.

 

SFU Beedie School of Business Info Session: A recruiter is coming to provide info about SFU's Beedie School of Business on Oct 17 at lunch in the auditorium. Learn about the program, admissions, and other requirements. Get your questions answered. This session is open to all interested grade 11 and 12 students.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Music Program: Info Sessions and Tours are on Nov 4, January 9, and March 1. Please go to kpu.ca/music for details.

 

VOLUNTEER - http://www.vanhalloween.com/ihc/event/vanhalloween/en-us/volunteer.php

http://neuvoo.ca/ - Job website

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KILLARNEY IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIPS - Deadline:  Jan 2/18

WARNING:  BEFORE YOU START FILLING OUT THE ONLINE FORM, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU COMPLETE YOUR PREP SHEET FIRST.

Once you begin the online form, be prepared to complete it in FULL.
 
You will not be able to save and continue at a later date.  If you are not sure about some of the information....Make sure you are prepared before beginning the application.
We have provided you a Killarney In-House Scholarship Prep Sheet 2016-2017.pdfKillarney In-House Scholarship Prep Sheet 2017-2018.pdf  to get you started.

KILLARNEY IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP - Click the following link:

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DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIPS 2017
Deadline:  April 2018

Teacher Referral Form 2018 - closer to that date

Student Application Form 2018 - closer to that date

If you were the recipient of a DISTRICT scholarship in June 2017, you should be receiving your cheque from the Ministry of Education sometime between the end of October and the first weeks of November, sometimes though December.

If you do not receive your cheque by mid November , you can email scholarships@gov.bc.ca to find out or call 250-356-2443 

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 SCHOLARSHIPS 2017- VARIOUS

(listed according to most current deadline)

- Keep checking - we will be listing scholarship opportunities here as soon as we get them.

TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD FOR GRADE 12 STUDENTS
Valued at $28K. Deadline to apply:Feb 1. More info at terryfoxawards.ca Suitable for those who demonstrate humanitarianism, courage, compassion & altruism. Qualities they look for are resiliency,dedication to helping others & commitment to ease suffering of others. If you want to apply or know someone who qualifies, see Mr. Moy in counselling.
 
BC SCHOOL SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS
BCCS is offering scholarships to qualified applicants. Go to www.bcschoolsports.ca/awards for info about the available scholarships and the application process.

 

SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS
For gr. 12 students planning to pursue an undergrad degree in STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering or Math). Value: $80K to $100K each. Meet at least 2 of the following criteria: academic excellence, leadership, financial need. For info go to schulichleaders.com. See Mr. Moy by Dec 8 if you are interested in this opportunity.

 

NOVEMBER 17 - TD Scholarships for Community Leaders
This scholarship looks for demonstrated initiatives & leadership in making a meaningful difference in communities. Scholarships valued at up to $70K each. Deadline to apply is Nov 17. Go to www.td.com/scholarships for more info.

OCTOBER 25 deadline- LORAN SCHOLARSHIP - loran.pdfloran.pdf