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Qualifying for a Graduation Program Examinations Scholarship

A student will receive a $1000 Examinations Scholarship if he or she:

 

·       meets the basic eligibility requirements

·       achieves at least a "B" (73% or above) final mark (provincial and school mark combined) in one of the Language Arts 12 (Communications 12, English 12, Francais langue premiere 12, or English 12 First Peoples)

·       achieves at least one "A" (86% or higher) and three "B"s (73% or higher) on four of his or her best provincial exams (can include the English 12 provincial exam)

·       the exams within each category below are restricted against each other for scholarship purposes; only the highest percent within each group is used to calculate a student's total

·       students must have a final course mark (course and exam combined) for the exam to be counted towards scholarship

 

Language Arts 10 (only one of these exams qualifies):

EN10

EFP10

FRALP10

 

Science 10 (only one of these exams qualifies):

SC10

SCF10

Math 10 (only one of these exams qualifies):

AWM10

AWMF10

FMP10

FMPF10

Social Studies 11 (only one of these exams qualifies):

SS11

SCH11

CIV11

CIVF11

FNS12

FNSF12

Language Arts 12 (only one of these exams qualifies):

COM12

EN12

EFP12

EFPF12

FRALP12

 

 

 

Scenario 1:  A student who gets a "B" final mark in English 12, an "A" in English 12 exam, and a "B" in English 10, Science 10 and Math 10 exams will get a scholarship.

 

Scenario 2:  A student who gets a "B" final mark in English 12, a "B" in the English 12 exam, an "A" in the Social Studies 11 exam and a "B" in English 10 and Math 10 exams will get a scholarship.

 

Scenario 3:  A student who gets a "B" final mark in English 12, a "B" in the English 12 exam, an "A" in Social Studies 11 exam and a "B" in English 10 and BC First Nations Studies 12 exams will not qualify for a scholarship because Social Studies 11 and BC First Nations Studies 12 are from the same category (i.e., they both fulfill the Social Studies 11 credit requirement).

 

Additional Information

 

A student will receive a $2500 Examinations Scholarship if he or she:

·       qualifies for the graduation program examinations scholarship

·       ranks among the top 20 scholarship students (based on their percentage score)

 

Any student who achieves a perfect score (100%) in each of three provincial exams from Grades 10-12 (exam mark) will also be awarded an Academic Medal of Excellence.

 

A student can receive only one Graduation Program Examinations Scholarship in their lifetime.  A student can receive both a Graduation Program Examinations Scholarship and a Dogwood District/Authority Award in the same year.