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 WHAT'S NEW - Keep posted for events - Details will be entered as soon as they arrive in the office.

Student Transcripts Service: Please open the attached to view a pdf about Student Transcripts Service. The pdf will teach you how to create an account & the services available once you are in. For grads, a reminder: You must verify your selections in Student Transcripts Service no later than May 3rd, otherwise your interim marks will not be sent to the PSIs in May.  studenttranscriptsserviceforcounsellorsupdatedmarch2018final.pdfstudenttranscriptsserviceforcounsellorsupdatedmarch2018final.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
 

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.
 
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KILLARNEY IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIPS - Deadline:  TBA

In-School Scholarship Application for Grade 12 Students are open to Killarney Grads only.
The online application (in survey form) will be available some time in November.  Go to the Grad section of the school's website to access. Please do the preparation sheet before filling in the application so you do not exclude any important info. 

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 2018-2019.pdf  to get you started.

KILLARNEY IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP - Click the following link:  This link will not be available until November.

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DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIPS 2018-2019
Deadline:  April 2019

Teacher Referral Form 2018 -TBA

Student Application Form 2018 - TBA

ATTENTION JUNE 2018 GRADS:  If you were the recipient of a DISTRICT scholarship in June 2018, 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 2018-2019 - Keep checking this area for new scholarship deadlines as they come up. (listed according to most current deadline - newest one will be on top.)

 

 

=======================================================================SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED LAST YEAR:  In the meantime, you can check out last year's scholarship listings BELOW to get an idea of what to expect and prepare yourself for the scholarship openings this year.

Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Association Bursaries
Purpose: To preserve Vietnamese Culture & encourage post-secondary studies & volunteerism among our Vietnamese students in the community. Each bursary is worth $300. Criteria: graduate & continue in post-secondary studies, volunteer in community, understand & speak basic conversational Vietnamese, be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Application form available outside Mr. Moy's door. Deadline to apply is July 27.
 

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Scholarship
This organization is offering several $1000 scholarships to assist eligible students entering post-sec students. Criteria to apply: 1) be of Italian origin 2) living in GVRD regional district 3) academic standing to qualify for post-sec of your choice 4) submit application by Jun 7. See Mr. Moy for an application
 
Gordon Anderson Memorial Bursary  - Vancouver Fire Fighters and their Union, Local 18, International Association of Fire Fighters, strongly believe in education and the role it plays in the health of our community.  To this end, we are providing six $500 bursaries to eligible graduating high school students to assist them in achieving their educational goals.   Deadline:  May 21, 2018 Gordon Anderson Memorial Bursary.pdfGordon Anderson Memorial Bursary.pdf

 

Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards - for grads

Information and application forms are available through the school's website (www.killarneysecondary.com > Students > Grads > scroll down to scholarships). Completed applications need to be printed and given to Mr. Moy by noon of April 20.  2018 Youth Get It Education Awards Application_FINAL.pdf2018 Youth Get It Education Awards Application_FINAL.pdf

Rotary Club of Vancouver Scholarships
Value: $1000. Up to 2 available. Criteria: financial need, involvement in community service, good academic performance, intention to attend Cdn university or college. Applicants are required to submit answers to a questionnaire and a written statement. See Mr. Moy or the school website for info. Submissions to Mr. Moy by April 30.  Rotary Club application.pdfRotary Club application.pdf

Tom & Phyllis Veazey Scholarship - Deadline to submit is Apr 13
Value: $10K per year for 4 yrs. For gr.12 students who are accepted to UBC. Criteria: demonstrated academic achievement, positive contribution to school & community, & commitment to using education to make a difference in the lives of others. See Mr. Moy or the school website for application form. Deadline to submit is Apr 13. veazey scholarship app.pdfveazey scholarship app.pdf

 
Save-On-Foods and UFCW (United Food & Commercial Workers' Union) Scholarship
Save-On-Foods & UFCW are offering ten scholarships at $1000 each. Criteria: Cdn citizens or permanent residents who are pursuing part-time or full-time post-sec education in BC in Fall 2018 and demonstrated involvement in diversity initiatives in their school or community. Online application is at www.owfg.com/diversity. Deadline to apply is May 1
 
VCC is offering an entrance award of $1000 to a deserving student for the 2018-2019 academic year. Criteria: you must be entering a VCC full-time program of 6 months duration or longer. Award is given to a graduating student who has shown outstanding achievement. To apply, see Mr. Moy. Deadline to apply is April 30.
National Union of Public & General Employees Scholarships - Criteria & Application forms here:NATIONAL UNION SCHOLARSHIPS.pdfNATIONAL UNION SCHOLARSHIPS.pdf
 
BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) Scholarships
Information about eligibility and applying is available at www.bcgeu.ca/scholarships. Deadline to apply is April 29, 2018 
 
Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards
Coast Capital Savings is offering a number of awards to qualified applicants. To apply and for more info, visit coastcapitalsavings.com/awards. Deadline to apply is April 20.
Phillip Paulson Scholarship
Value: $1000. Criteria: demonstrated compassion, dedication to serving others & commitment to betterment of individuals or society (e.g. citizenship activities, volunteer work, achievements focused on supporting others). Application form available outside Mr. Moy's door. Completed applications to Mr. Moy by Apr 9.
 
Danielle Horwitz Social Justice Award for graduating students
Value: up to $12K. Criteria: demonstrated academic ability, demonstrated commitment to social justice, financial need. To apply, submit to Mr. Moy four documents: resume, essay on demonstrated commitment to SJ (750 words max), post-sec education plan, description of financial circumstances. Deadline is Feb 21.
 
Veazy Scholarship - Deadline to submit is April 13
Value: $10K per year for 4 yrs. For gr.12 students who are accepted to UBC. Criteria: demonstrated academic achievement, positive contribution to school & community, and commitment to using education to make a difference in the lives of others. See Mr. Moy for application form. Deadline to submit is Apr 13. Killarney can only nominate 2 applicants.
  
BC Excellence Scholarship worth $5000 (from the Ministry of Education)
Recognizes well-rounded grads. Winners have demonstrated service & leadership and shown aptitude for & commitment to their chosen career paths. The application package is online at www.gov.bc.ca/scholarshipsprogram. Killarney nominates only one student for it. If interested, see Mr. Moy by Jan 31 with your resume & hard copy of written statement
 
Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship worth $5000 (from Ministry of Education)
Is awarded to grads who have demonstrated a commitment & aptitude for a career in K-12 teaching. If interested, complete application package available at www.gov.bc.ca/scholarshipsprogram. Application requires resume, ref letters & written statement. Start now if interested. Deadline to submit is Feb 15.
 
KINDNESS FOUNDATION OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIP
To recognize students inspired by the vision of a kinder world & committed to making a difference. Demonstrated positive impact in the community, locally or globally. Inspire others thru actions & your character. Understand the value of education and well-roundedness. Value: $1000. Deadline to apply: Apr 13. See Mr. Moy for info & application
 
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