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 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 2020/2021 Document 

(PDF version)

 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, 2021

  • 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 5th

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 5th 

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



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

  • SIN number required

  • Application deadline: May 5th

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

    (TBA awaiting confirmation)


  • Graduating female student, Canadian citizen 

  • Pursuing post-secondary education

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

  • Application deadline: May 5th

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 5th. 

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

  • Awarded to a June 2021 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 28th to ILC and April 30th to SBO  (full application package including SIN number and Coast Capital application)  

7. Harris and Company Law Scholarship (1 award of $200 for ILC or SIDES)

To be awarded to a graduating student who has or will complete Law 12, excel in his/her studies and who intends to enroll in post-secondary education at a recognized Institute, College or University in British Columbia.

  • Application Deadline: May 5th 

8. Monk Office (1 award of approx. $700 for ILC or SIDES)

To be awarded to a student pursuing environmental studies. Final amount is calculated as a percentage of qualifying purchases of environmentally friendly products by Saanich School District from Monk Office Supplies.

  • Application Deadline: May 5th 

9.  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 May 5th

10. 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 5th 

11.  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 

12.  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 

13.  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 

14.  Marilyn Pinder (2 awards of $500 for SD63)

  • District to select recipients

  • To support an outstanding student entering full-time post-secondary education who has overcome challenges and intends to continue learning a second language.

  • Application Deadline: May 15th 

15.  Mosaic Forest Management Scholarship (1 award of $500 for SD63)

  • District to select recipient

  • To support a graduating Indigenous student pursuing studies at a post-secondary program in the field of Forestry. Consideration for Fisheries or other natural resource management fields. Must demonstrate strong leadership skills.

  • Application Deadline: May 15th 

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