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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
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
Icelandic Canadian Club of BC Scholarships
$1,000.00
A) The Icelandic Canadian Club of British Columbia scholarships are awarded to students of Icelandic ancestry who are residents of British Columbia and are beginning or continuing a program of postsecondary education. B) Applicants, parents or grandparents must be members in good standing of the Icelandic Canadian Club of B.C. C) Awards will be given according to scholastic achievement. Consideration will be given to members active in the Icelandic Club. D) The scholarship committee shall endeavor to award a minimum of two scholarships each year for an amount determined by the Scholarship Committee. Additional awards may be considered and authorized...
Deadline
Aug 15, 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
G&F Financial Group Scholarships
$1,000.00
We offer a number of scholarships and bursaries to both high school and post-secondary students in our local communities. High school scholarships G&F offers scholarships through many high schools in the communities we serve. If you're a high school student interested in a G&F scholarship, check with your school to find out what's available. Post-secondary scholarships G&F offers many education awards to students who are beginning or continuing a full program of studies at an accredited university or technical institute in BC, including, but not exclusive to: University of British Columbia Simon Fraser University Kwantlen Polytechnic University British Columbia Institute...
Deadline
Sep 01, 2022
BCNU Student Nurse Education Bursary
$1,000.00
This fund is open to student LPNs, RNs and RPNs who are BCNU student members. Students currently working as employed student nurses are not eligible. The bursary is funded by donations and fundraising at BCNU's annual convention from vendors, members and regions. The Student Nurse Education Bursary is awarded once per year. Eligibility Requirements: A) a student nurse as of September 15 B) a BSN student nurse in 2nd or 3rd year of a direct or advanced-entry nursing program C) an LPN student nurse in 2nd year D) an RPN student in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of a nursing...
Deadline
Sep 15, 2022
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
Registered Nurses Foundation of BC Bursaries
$1,000.00
RNFBC’s mission is to support BC nursing students to strengthen their skills through the pursuit of basic and advanced education, thereby enhancing the quality of nursing care provided to British Columbians. To achieve this, RNFBC raises money to provide bursaries to nursing students in all program levels. Approximately 20 (90+ prizes) of our bursary funds are open to students who will be starting their first year in September 2022. ELIGIBILITY 1. Applicants must be residents of British Columbia. 2. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. 3. Applicants must select only bursaries from the category(s) that matches the program...
Deadline
Sep 15, 2022
ASTTBC High School Bursary
$1,000.00
Since 1990, the ASTTBC Foundation has provided more than half a million dollars for post-secondary technology students and for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) education activities in BC. The ASTTBC Foundation operates as an independent charitable organization established to receive donations and, in turn, provide support for applied science and engineering technology education and awareness. Awards and Bursaries The ASTTBC Foundation provides thousands of dollars annually to support students in ASTTBC-recognized programs. Please see below programs eligible for ASTTBC Foundation bursaries and awards. High School Bursary Each year, the Foundation provides a $1,000 bursary to a BC secondary school...
Deadline
Aug 15, 2022
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
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