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UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award
$80,000.00
The UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award program assists students who are transitioning to UBC from secondary school or another post-secondary institution. The purpose of the program is to financially support academically qualified students who show an interest in joining and contributing to the UBC community, but who would not be able to attend without significant financial assistance. Through the program, new students can access a variety of one-time and renewable awards of up to $80,000 – an amount that covers the full cost of a degree and living expenses. Are you eligible? You are eligible to apply for a UBC...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
John F. Hamilton Scholarship
$3,500.00
The John F. Hamilton Scholarship is an annual scholarship of $3,500 (increased from $2,500 in 2010) awarded to a student connected to the insurance industry, who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The scholarship was established by friends and members of Insurance Brokers Association of B.C. in 1999 and is funded in part from proceeds of IBABC's annual golf tournament. The scholarship celebrates the contributions of Jack Hamilton (1931–1998), who earned his Commerce degree from the University of B.C. in 1955 and contributed to the insurance profession immensely over a long and distinguished career. He was honoured as Insurance Person of...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2023
Credit Union Foundation of BC Scholarships
$3,000.00
The Credit Union Foundation of BC was established by BC credit unions in 1958 to support their members in their journey through post-secondary education. In this co-operative spirit, credit unions have helped thousands of members pursue their dreams and in turn build stronger and more vibrant communities. The CUFBC has three application periods each year: Winter: January 1 – February 15 Spring: May 1 – June 15 Fall: September 1 – October 15 Only online applications will be accepted. Criteria: Applicants who do not meet the following criteria are not eligible for a bursary. A) All applicants must have a...
Deadline
Oct 15, 2022
BC John M. Toomer Education Scholarship
$2,500.00
Children of insurance industry practitioners can give their post-secondary education a leg-up with one of several scholarships available. The John M. Toomer Education Scholarship is: A) Administered by IBABC. B) Awarded each spring. C) $5,000 for first or subsequent year of study in a post-secondary institution. D) Applicants must be employees or relatives of BC insurance industry practitioners. E) Applicants must show commitment to community service, extra-curricular activities, and mentoring or tutoring others. F) Added preference given to applicants intending to pursue a career in the education field upon completion of post-secondary studies. G) Preference given to applicants with a...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2023
TEAL Mary Ashworth Scholarship
$1,000.00
The deadline for the Mary Ashworth Scholarship is November 1st of each year. Successful applicants will be notified within six weeks of the application deadline. Description The Mary Ashworth Scholarship was established by BC TEAL in 1988 on the occasion of Mary Ashworth's retirement from the University of British Columbia. The scholarship honours her outstanding contributions to BC TEAL and the English language profession in Canada. The Mary Ashworth Scholarship is for a graduate student attending a university in British Columbia and studying in the field of TESL/TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or a related graduate program. It is also available to...
Deadline
Nov 01, 2022
A.H.B. "Spoon" Wotherspoon Memorial Scholarship
$1,000.00
Children of insurance industry practitioners can give their post-secondary education a leg-up with one of several scholarships available to them. The A.H.B. "Spoon" Wotherspoon Memorial Scholarship is: A) Administered by IBABC. B) Awarded each spring. C) $1,000 for first year of post-secondary education. D) Applicants must be employees or relatives of BC insurance industry practitioners. E) Applicants must show a commitment to community service. F) Preference given to applicants with a connection to an IBABC member.
Deadline
Mar 31, 2023
BC Housing Education Awards Program
$1,000.00
The Education Awards Program helps residents in a household directly receiving subsidy from BC Housing, or receiving rental assistance through the Rental Assistance Program (RAP) at the start of courses pursue their educational goals as a way to achieve success and personal growth. The bursaries and awards are for post-secondary education and training programs. We offer five education awards and bursaries. We encourage you to apply for as many awards as you're eligible for. We grant one award a year to each successful applicant based on academic achievement and financial need. Award & Bursaries 1) BC Housing Bursary Award winners...
Deadline
Apr 30, 2023
BCCHS Scholarships
$500.00
ELIGIBILITY All entrants must be: A) A resident of British Columbia B) About to enter, or continue, a program of study at a post-secondary educational institution in Canada C) Not a winner of a BCCHS Scholarship on a previous occasion AWARDS Up to three awards may be made. Each award will be for $500. The award must be used only for tuition fees and must be used within 12 months of being granted. Payment will be made either: A) Directly to the awardee on provision of a receipt from the institution, or B) To the awardee's account at the institution...
Deadline
Dec 31, 2022
Kirby Kennedy Bursary
$500.00
Kirby Kennedy was a coach in KMHA at the Initiation and Atom House Levels. Kirby was a kind and caring man who gave many hours of himself to work with the young players in KMHA. Kirby died suddenly in December of 1995. In his memory, a scholarship of $500 has been created. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student (male or female) who best meets the following criteria: 1. Graduates from grade 12 in a Kamloops area high school with above average marks in all subjects. 2. Has played hockey or officiated in KMHA for a minimum of...
Deadline
May 01, 2023
Joan Wright Scholarship
$500.00
The Joan Wright Scholarship was created in October 1986. Joan was involved in establishing the concessions in the arenas and was President of the KMHA Parents Auxiliary. She is recognized for her devotion to concession operations to keep minor hockey fees reasonable. In her memory, a scholarship of $500 has been created. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student (male or female) who best meets the following criteria: 1. Graduates from grade 12 in a Kamloops area high school with above average marks in all subjects. 2. Has played hockey or officiated in KMHA for a minimum of...
Deadline
May 01, 2023
Randy Lindros Memorial Bursary
$500.00
Randy Lindros was a fine young defenseman who last played for the Kamloops Jardine Blazers (Bantam AAA). Randy passed away suddenly in December of 1995. In his memory, a scholarship of $500 has been created. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student (male or female) who best meets the following criteria: 1. Graduates from grade 12 in a Kamloops area high school with above average marks in all subjects. 2. Has played hockey for a minimum of 2 years to at least the bantam level and has shown good sportsmanship, leadership and character. 3. Plans to attend a...
Deadline
May 01, 2023
West Kelowna Orthodontics Scholarship
$500.00
Pollard and Perrin Orthodontics Scholarship Eligibility:To be eligible for the "West Kelowna Orthodontics Scholarship" a student must:1) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2023.2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis no later than September of 2023.3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.4) Be a Canadian resident living anywhere in British Columbia.5) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.
Deadline
Dec 31, 2022
How to Become an Accountant or Auditor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$59,430.00
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.2%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Producer or Director
EXPECTED WAGE:
$64,430.00
Directors and producers are responsible for ensuring a project stays on budget and on schedule. The majorities have a bachelor's degree and have finished numerous years of work experience in...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.2%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Actuary
EXPECTED WAGE:
$84,810.00
In order to become certified professionals, Actuaries require a bachelor's degree and have to pass numerous exams. Bachelor's degrees are typically taken in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or some form...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Advertising, Promotions, or Marketing Manager
EXPECTED WAGE:
$105,960.00
Typically, these managers bring previous work experience to the table including: sales, advertising, promotions or marketing. For most of these promotions, advertising and related marketed management positions, a bachelor's degree...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become and Aerospace Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$101,000.00
Aerospace engineers use the principles of calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced topics in mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work. Aerospace engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.5%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Agricultural Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$76,000.00
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Airline or Commercial Pilot
EXPECTED WAGE:
$111,680.00
The majority of airline pilots start their career flying commercially. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Most pilots need a bachelor's degree. The FAA or Federal Aviation Administration...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Anthropologist or Archaeologist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$57,000.00
Commonly, archaeologists and anthropologists live in the community they are studying. A PhD or a master's degree is required in archaeology or anthropology; however, bachelor degree holders may obtain employment...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.7%
Education: Master's degree
How to Become an Architect
EXPECTED WAGE:
$70,320.00
Typically, there are 3 specific steps in order to become a licensed architect including: finishing a professional degree in architecture, working under a paid internship to gain relevant experience and...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.5%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Curator
EXPECTED WAGE:
$45,020.00
It is common for curators to specialize in one particular time period. The majority of curator, archivist or conservator positions require a minimum of a master's degree that is related...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.2%
Education: Master's degree
How to Become an Art Director
EXPECTED WAGE:
$78,000.00
Numerous art directors initiate their career as photographers, graphic designers and fine artists. They may have previous work experience as editors or experience in design occupation prior to becoming art...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Atmospheric Scientist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$81,290.00
Atmospheric scientists are responsible for issuing severe weather warnings. They typically have a bachelor's degree in meteorology or a similarly related field in earth sciences. Those interested in research positions...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Audiologist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$62,030.00
Audiologists work with patients on a regular basis to check their hearing and balance. They may continue with the current treatment plan or make appropriate changes. Audiologists require a doctoral...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 0.4%
Education: First professional degree
How to Become an Editor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$53,070.00
Typically, a college degree is required for a person to be an editor. A bachelor's degree in English, journalism or communications is common. An editor must additionally be computer literate.
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Biochemist or Biophysicist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$88,000.00
In order to work in development and research positions, biophysicists and biochemists are required to hold a Ph.D. The majority of Ph.D. holders initiate their careers in temporary postdoctoral research...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3%
Education: Doctoral degree
How to Become a Biomedical Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$85,000.00
Biomedical engineers commonly work in quality assurance or in research and development modes. Typically, these engineers require a bachelor's degree from an accredited program in biomedical engineering in order to...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.8%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chemical Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$91,000.00
A bachelor's degree in chemical engineering is required for one to become a chemical engineer. Ideally, education is supplemented with practical experience. Numerous facilities offer cooperative engineering programs where students...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.8%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chemist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$80,230.00
The majority of materials scientists and chemists work in laboratory settings. These careers require a minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related subject. Those wishing to pursue...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chiropractor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$66,490.00
Those who wish to become a chiropractor need to earn their D.C. degree or Doctor of Chiropractic designation. Licensing needs to be obtained prior to working on people. Most chiropractors...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 0.3%
Education: First professional degree
How to Become a Civil Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$79,000.00
In order to become a civil engineer, a bachelor's degree is required in civil engineering or one of its related specialties. For senior positions, a graduate degree and licensure is...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1%
Education: Bachelor's degree