Provincial Scholarships Program

The program recognizes student achievement and encourages students to pursue post-secondary education.

BC Achievement Scholarships

BC Achievement Scholarships recognize the top 8,000 graduates in the province. The Ministry will determine recipients based on achievement in Grades 10, 11, and 12 courses that satisfy B.C. Graduation Program requirements, including elective courses. Grad Transitions will not be included.

A cumulative average percentage will be calculated and form the basis for determining winners, who receive a $1,250 scholarship voucher to use towards their post-secondary tuition.

Students do not apply for this scholarship.

Eligibility
In addition to placing in the ranking of the top 8,000 graduates, recipients must also:

Meet basic eligibility requirements

  • Be eligible for a B.C. Certificate of Graduation (Dogwood Diploma)
  • Meet the requirements of the B.C. Graduation Program (2018) by August 31, 2020
  • Be graduating in the same year the scholarship is awarded
  • Have at least a “B” (73% or above) in their Language Arts 12 course
  • Have no more than one Transfer Standing (TS) or Standing Granted (SG) indicator among course marks used for the calculation of winners, excluding Language Arts 12, which must have a percentage score

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BC Excellence Scholarships

Getting Started
You must be nominated by your secondary school in order to apply for this scholarship. Only one student from each school may be nominated. Please inquire at your school if you would like to be considered for nomination. You must confirm your nomination by having your school principal sign and date the BC Excellence Nomination Form (PDF).

In the online application, you will be asked to provide specific information and additional attachments.

  • You can prepare by reviewing the list on the first page of the Application in advance
  • You will upload any required attachments directly to the online application when prompted
  • Attachments should be Word documents or PDF files under 15 MB in size

Conditional winners and their schools will be notified by email in May. Winners are confirmed in September and notified by mail. They will also receive vouchers at this time. Vouchers must be redeemed within 5 years of graduation. Exact expiry dates are printed on vouchers.

Applying to be the Fulton nominee

  1. Review the scholarship criteria found on the Ministry of Education website
  2. Download and complete section 2 (resume) and section 4 (written statement) of the online application.
  3. Submit these MS Word documents to your school counsellor or principal on or before January 22 @3:15.
  4. The principal will review all applications and inform the successful candidate.  Students who do not receive the Fulton nomination will be verbally informed by a member of the Fulton staff.
    FULTON student deadline: January 22, 2021 @ 3:15pm

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Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship

The Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship is awarded to 20 outstanding high school graduates who have demonstrated a commitment and aptitude for a career path in K-12 teaching. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher to redeem when they are registered and attending an approved K-12 teacher education program at one of BC’s nine Faculties of Education.

Conditional winners and their schools will be notified by email in May. Winners will be notified directly in September when eligibility is confirmed.

In the online application, you will be asked to provide specific information and additional attachments.

  • You can prepare by reviewing the list on the first page of the Application in advance
  • You will upload any required attachments directly to the online application when prompted
  • Attachments should be Word documents or PDF files under 15 MB in size

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