Locally Awarded Bursaries or Scholarships

There are numerous locally awarded bursaries and scholarships for students within our school district.

Local Scholarship applications will be open in March 2024. More information will be available in the new year (2024) from your school counsellor.

A summary description of available scholarships will be available February 2024.

For information on our Changemaker Scholarship please send your inquiry to

If you are the recipient of a locally awarded scholarship, please take the Certificate of Registration to your college/university to be filled out, as the funds will be paid to them directly and applied to your student account.  Please be patient – depending on your college/university, this can often take up to 2 months to show on your student account.

If you have received a cash award, please fill out the form with your contact information and a cheque will be mailed to you.

Local scholarship contact:

Please email the completed form to or mail/drop off at the board office:

School District #22
1401 15th Street
Vernon, BC  V1T 8S8

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Raelyn Bauer

SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES: (dates to be updated soon for 2023/2024)

Finding Scholarships

Student Guide for British Columbia Scholarships

The British Columbia School Superintendents Association (BCSSA) Award: with application form (Deadline March 31st, 2024). BCSSA Scholarship 2024 Application

$2,000 Bursary for Foster Children:

The BC Excellence Scholarship: recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship that they can use to be reimbursed by the Ministry of Education for tuition paid after they are attending a designated post-secondary institution or B.C. authorized trades training provider. (Deadline is Feb 15, 2024)

Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship: Recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher that they can use to be reimbursed by the Ministry of Education for tuition paid after they are attending an approved K–12 teacher education program in B.C. (Deadline Feb 15, 2024)

The Association of School Transportation Services of B.C. (ASTSBC) Scholarship: Up to maximum of $7,000 awarded to eligible students working towards attaining certification as a Commercial Heavy Duty Mechanic

RE/MAX Canada 2024 Quest for Excellence Scholarship Program open for submissions Register here

District Project Scholarship Program

Each year the Ministry of Education allots our school district several scholarships worth $1,250.00, based on the number of students enrolled in Grade 12. Winners receive a Scholarship voucher to be used to attend a college or other post secondary school. In School District 22, candidates entering the District Project Scholarship Program must plan and complete a project to demonstrate a particular skill or interest outside of the regular school curriculum.

The application form for the 2023/2024 program will be available shortly. Check in with your school sponsor or administrator for the guidelines and form to register. Deadline is November 24, 2023.

District Project Contact: Lisa Ball at 250-549-9223


Click for SD22 Scholarship Bursary Flyer