Academic scholarships reward outstanding achievement in a specific discipline (e.g. commerce, psychology, etc.). Scholarships are offered in each major term (Fall, Winter, Spring).
Award Type: Scholarship Value: $1,200 CAD each
Currently Accepting Nominations for: Winter 2022 term
Nomination Deadline: April 25, 2022
Recipients Announced: May 30, 2022
Subject Rotations: Fall term (award given in Winter):
Norman Swartz Philosophy Scholarship
Asian Studies Scholarship
Computing Science Scholarship
Winter term (award given in Spring):
*Students enrolled in EASL 068 – ENGL 099 (excluding UPRE 099) may be considered for the EAP Scholarship. Credit requirement waived for EAP scholarships only.
Spring term (award given in Fall):
Peter Kennedy Economics Scholarship
Academic excellence within the respective subject area;
Strong attendance record within the respective subject area;
Cumulative GPA of 2.67 in a minimum of 9 credits
Nominations: Students are nominated by their instructor immediately after final grades are entered in a term. Each instructor can nominate multiple students in each course section. Nomination is voluntary.
Selection Committee: The Regular Instructors within each subject area convene, according to the scheduled rotation of subject area awards, to form the selection committees in a given term. In cases where there is only one Regular Instructor for that subject area (e.g., HIST), s/he should consult with the SASC member. In EAP, the Department Head is always included in the Committee.
Further to our internal Scholarships, Alexander College is committed to student success by connecting students to external scholarships as well – please see below for a consistently updating list of some of these opportunities. For assistance applying or if you have questions regarding any qualifications, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or book an appointment with a Student Engagement Officer.
Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law. Essays must be written in English only. Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words
in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.
1st Place – $10,000
2nd Place – $2500
3rd Place – $500
Finalists – $100
There are 55 BC Excellence Scholarships available to recognize well-rounded B.C. graduates.You must be nominated by your secondary school in order to apply for this
scholarship. Only one student from each school may be nominated. Please inquire at your school if you would like to be considered for nomination. Eligibility:
Have at least a
“B” (73% or above) in their Language Arts 12 final mark
“B” average in final course marks that fulfill graduation requirements of Science 11 or 12, Math 11 and Social Studies 11 or 12, with no more than one “C+” (67% or above) final course mark, (marks lower than “C+” are not
Maintain a “B” average or better in Grades 11 and 12 final course marks required for graduation
Prize: $5000 Deadline: February 15, 2022 by 2:59 PM (PST).
The scholarship value varies depending on the duration and level of study. The scholarship value for students is:
CAD 10,200 for college, undergraduate or graduate students (Master’s and PhD) for a minimum of four months or one academic term of study or research;
CAD 12,700 for graduate students (Master’s and PhD) for a period of five to six months of study or research; or
CAD 15,900 for undergraduate and college students for a period of eight months or two academic terms of study or research.
Candidates must be citizens of an ASEAN member state (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)), Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam).
You must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or protected person in Canada
Entering UBC’s Okanagan or Vancouver campus directly from high school, or transferring from another post-secondary institution into a direct-entry program for your first undergraduate degree
You and your family must complete an application to demonstrate financial need. The application also requires a reference letter from someone who is well acquainted with you and who can comment on your character, interest in UBC, and
situation. Your reference could be – but is not limited to – a coach, a teacher, your counsellor, your principal, your supervisor from a work or volunteer position, your family doctor, or a community or religious leader.
Every year, EnergyRates.ca award outstanding students for their essays on the energy industry. Students from all fields are welcome to apply.
Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an American or Canadian post-secondary educational institution within the following calendar year
The essay must be written in English or French and not exceed 500 words (not including title, applicant name, etc.)
The scholarship funds must be used for some education-related expense, such as tuition, books, school fees, room and board, etc.
The subject of the essay is “where you see the future of the energy industry”. Such topics can include green energy, oil politics, the continued use of nuclear power, your personal ideas and innovations — so long as it’s about energy in the world of tomorrow
You can apply for a transfer scholarship after one year of full-time study if you MUST transfer to complete your degree or two years of full-time study, if you CHOOSE to transfer to complete your degree.
Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant), convention refugee, or protected person living in Canada;
be currently attending, and transferring to, a public post-secondary institution in British Columbia;
have completed one year of study with a minimum of 30 transferable credits at a BC public post-secondary institution and must transfer in order to complete your degree;
have at least a B Grade Point Average on your best 30 credits;
clearly demonstrate that you have significant community and/or school involvement, and academic achievement, supported by two references;
be starting your studies at a new institution between May 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022.
Prize: $5000 Deadline: Applications for 2022/23 Transfer Scholarships will be available through the website in January 2022.
Students must provide a copy of their current full-time schedule, school transcripts, or acceptance letter with their submission.
Must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program.
International students are eligible. Please submit proper school documentation with the essay.
Prize: $1000, $750, $500 Deadline: Topic to be announced January 2022. Deadline is April 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (PST).
Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
Has financial need.
Is enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
Is motivated to achieve your education and career goals
Resides in one of Soroptimist International of the Americas’ member countries/territories (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay,
Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela).
Has not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award.
Does not have a graduate degree.
Is not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either.
The Mensa Canada Scholarship Program includes one or more scholarships of $2000. Applicants must submit an essay describing your career goals in 250 words or less. Your essay should describe specific goals (academic, vocational or career). It should contain explicit ideas and information.
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants enrolled in a full-time program at a Canadian post-secondary institution, accredited by the applicable provincial Ministry of Education, during the 2020-2021 year.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old on January 31, 2022.
Awards are based on applicant’s essay.
Essays may be written either in English or in French. Only one essay is accepted per applicant.
Prize: One or more scholarships of $2000-$3000 Deadline: Closed for 2022
You must be a full- or a part-time international student currently enrolled at a BC post-secondary institution. You are still eligible if you are currently living in your home country and attending online classes due to COVID-19.
The applicant must submit three (3) original unpublished blog posts. Each post must be between 300-400 words and must include at least one (1) photo.
And one (1) photo album with at least ten (10) high-resolution photos (in JPEG format).
Applicants must submit a Verification of Enrolment Letter
To apply, applicants should download and complete the application form. Email the completed form and additional required documentation in ONE PDF with the subject line reading “Study in BC Writers’ Award Application” to email@example.com.One submission per applicant.
Prize: $1000 to use towards your tuition Deadline: Monday, November 1, 2022, at 11:59 pm PST.
The student must be currently enrolled, or going to be enrolled in a program at a university, college or trade school in the United States or Canada for the upcoming school year.
The applicant must submit an article consisting of 500-1000 words.
The article must be in and around the applicants experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc…
One submission per applicant. And should be sent by email only. Please include name, phone number, address, school name, program. Give an explanation of why you should be considered for the award (grades, volunteer work, etc..), student ID number, and the article.
Prize: $1000 award Deadline: Closed, will re-open for 2022.