Scholarship & Award Info


Please check with  your TA for more info or an application.


SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Full Application Package includes: 

  1. Application form, District Application Form
  2. Application letter,  (sample letter)
  3. Resume, 
  4. Transcript, 
  5. Reference letter 

1. District/Authority   (6 awards of $1250 each for ILC) 


  • student must have Canadian Citizenship or permanent resident status and fulfill graduation requirements by August 31, 2020

  • graduating student who has excelled in one of indigenous languages & culture, fine arts, applied skills, physical activity, international languages, community service, or trades

  • proceeding to a post-secondary career orientated program

  • student has 5 years to redeem the $1250 voucher

  • student pays tuition, and receives reimbursement at later date**

  • Application deadline: May 15th

2.  District Education  (1 award of $500)


  • Outstanding student who plans to enter the teaching profession

  • Selection based on academic achievement and extra-curricular activities

  • SIN number required

  • Application deadline: May 15th 

3.  Fruit Growers Scholarship   (1 award  of $500)



  • To support an outstanding student who intends to pursue work or further education in agriculture, horticulture or engineering land use

  • SIN number required

  • Application deadline: May 15th

4.  Canadian Federation of University Women (1 award of $1000)


  • graduating female, Canadian citizen 

  • pursuing post-secondary education

  • proof of acceptance to post secondary institution and indication of intention to begin studies in their graduation year

  • in need of extra financial support

  • Application deadline: May 15th

5.  Saanich Teacher's Association Scholarship (STA) (1 award of $1000)


  • graduating student who:

a) has expressed interest in furthering their education 

b) has demonstrated leadership, within the school or community, in the area of interest they are planning to pursue after graduation; and

c) has written a 250 word essay that explains their area of leadership and their educational goals.

  • Payment will be made to the recipient upon proof of paid tuition within three (3) years of receiving the scholarship

  • Application deadline: May 15. 

6.  Coast Capital Standing Tall Award (2 awards of $3500 for the District)

  • Awarded to a June 2020 graduating student who plans to attend an accredited Canadian university, college, or technical school in the fall of 2019.

  • Acknowledges a student who has faced significant hardships and has demonstrated a commitment to continue their education. 

  • Significant hardships include poverty, health, family issues, personal loss, and lack of supports i.e., youth who are or have been in gov’t care

  • Schools submit one candidate – District committee chooses recipients

  • Application deadline: April 26th to ILC and April 28th to SBO  (full application package including SIN number and Coast Capital application)  

7.  Young WSANEC Woman Leader Award (1 award of $1000 for District)

  • Donor to select recipient

  • to support a graduating female student from the local WSANEC communities who has been active in the community and demonstrated leadership potential

  • Award presented at Indigenous Graduation ceremony

  • Full application package to SBO by May 1st

8. KWASEN Indigenous Education Scholarship (1 award of $500 for District)

Donor to select recipient

Awarded to a graduating Indigenous student pursuing education in a full time post-secondary program. Recipient to have demonstrated involvement in leadership and/or cultural involvement in the Arts

  • Application Deadline: May 15th 

9.  Joy Paquin Memorial Scholarship (1 award of $1000 for District)

  • Donor to select recipient

  • Awarded to an outstanding graduating student entering full time post-secondary education whose goal is to become a teacher

  • Application Deadline: May 15th 

10.  Dianne Cross (1 award of $750 for District)

  • Donor to select recipient

  • Awarded to a graduating student to further enhance study in the Arts or any of: painting, sculpture, fibre, dance, drama, music, or voice. 

  • To be used for artistic development, i.e. tuition, lesson fees, instrument purchase or rental

  • Application Deadline: May 15th 

11.  Reid Kyfiuk Memorial Scholarship (1 award of $1000 for SD61, 62, or 63)

  • Donor to select recipient

  • Awarded to a graduating student active in clubs, teams Or community activities and is an active member of a faith group. 

  • Application Deadline: May 15th 

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