The #1 High School and University Resource for B.C. Students
Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship
$5,000.00
The Pathway to Teacher Education scholarship is awarded to 20 outstanding high school graduates who have demonstrated a commitment to and aptitude for a career in K–12 teaching.Successful recipients are awarded a $5,000 scholarship voucher from the Ministry of Education and Child Care that they can use to be reimbursed for tuition paid after they are attending an approved teacher education program in the Faculty of Education at a B.C. post-secondary institution. Most of the programs listed here qualify. To qualify, the program must lead to eligibility to apply for a B.C. teaching certificate and teach in the K–12 school...
Deadline
Feb 15, 2023
BC Excellence Scholarship
$5,000.00
The BC Excellence scholarship is awarded to 55 well-rounded high school graduates who have demonstrated service and leadership, both at school and in their communities, and who show aptitude for and commitment to their chosen career or area of post-secondary study.Understand students must be nominated by their secondary school to qualify for this scholarship and each school may nominate one student onlyNEW for 2023: applicants are no longer required to have a specific career goal to qualify for the BC Excellence scholarship. Students can demonstrate career or post-secondary study goals. This more inclusive approach recognizes many students finish high school...
Deadline
Feb 15, 2023
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
Feb 15, 2023
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
Cattlemen's Martin Riedemann Society Scholarships
$2,000.00
The Cattlemen’s Martin Riedemann Society administers a charity created in 2015 to support education and research awards on behalf of the ranching industry.These bursaries and grants are funded through monies raised at the Annual General Meeting silent and live auction fundraiser. Money raised at this event enables the cattle industry to foster post secondary education and give back to ranching communities, supporting:The BC Cattlemen's Association BursariesThe Martin Riedemann Bursary was established in 1975 in honour of Martin Riedemann of Alkali Lake Ranch who passed away in a boating accident at the lake. At the time of his passing, Martin Riedemann...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2023
The BCCPAC Educational Award
$1,000.00
The Educational Award honours Ona Mae Roy, a past president of the BCCPAC. Ona Mae Roy dedicated her life to improving the quality of life of all children through the advancement of their health, welfare, and education. In pursuing this goal, she gave strength and encouragement to all who advocate for children. It is the wish of BCCPAC and those who have contributed to this award that children will continue to benefit in memory of a valiant lady. This award is available annually.Award CriteriaThe award is open to any Grade 12 student attending a BCCPAC-member school who is planning to...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2023
W. Kaye Lamb Scholarship Award
$1,000.00
Each year, the British Columbia Historical Federation offers two W. Kaye Lamb Scholarships for student works relating to the history of British Columbia.A prize for a student in the 1st or 2nd year: $750A prize for a student in the 3rd or 4th year: $1,000EligibilityThe work may be on any topic related to the history of BC and must be created by a student for a course taken in 2021 at a university or college in British Columbia. The work may be presented in a variety of media including:Essay (1500-5000 words)WebsiteVideo or film PerformancePodcastArtwork or installationStipulationsThe winning submissions may be...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2023
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
Okanagan Historical Society Student Award
$1,000.00
Aims / GoalsTo encourage the research and writing of Okanagan history by secondary and post secondary students.EligibilityStudents currently in Grades 9 to 12, or at any post secondary institution.Prize$1000.00 (one thousand dollars)Possible publication in Okanagan History, the annual publication of the Okanagan Historical Society.General CriteriaThe essay must:Depict history which occurred in the geographic area encompassed by the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen Valleys.Be suitable for publication in the Okanagan Historical Society’s Annual Report (Okanagan History book).Be submitted by email.Be minimum length of 1500 words to a maximum of 2500.Include a separate cover page which shows the student’s information.Student’s Information:Student’s name and...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2023
BC Student Citizenship Awards
$750.00
BCSTA’s Scholarships for Student Citizenship recognize graduating students for outstanding contributions they have made to their school and community.These scholarships reflect BCSTA’s commitment to its values:Focus on students.Support lifelong learning.Support public education.Recognize the importance of community in public education.Provide opportunities to recognize and celebrate public education.We wish all of British Columbia’s graduating students the best as they move forward with their education and careers.Scholarship Information:Three awards of $750 each will be distributed.Scholarships will be paid directly to the graduating student’s post-secondary institution.The scholarship recipients will be notified in late May or early June via email and their name(s) will be...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2023
Power Pioneers
$500.00
The BC Hydro Power Pioneers annual Community Service Award recognizes students who dedicate a significant amount of their time and energy to volunteering in their local communities.We’re looking for students who have made outstanding contributions in their local community for a considerable amount of time or have initiated, organized or contributed significantly to a one-time project.Priority will be given to students who volunteer in their local communities.We’re looking for students who are:Canadian citizens or permanent residents of BCGraduating from high school in June of each yearThe following information must be included with your application to be considered for this award:Completed...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2023
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