Looking for Scholarships, Grants, Bursaries, Contests etc.?

Scholarships applications and academic contests pop up throughout the year. It is your job to ensure that you are actively looking for them and are mindful of their deadlines. This page will be updated as information is sent to us.   

Click here for a great Canadian website which describes a number of different scholarship opportunities. 

Click here for a list we compiled for you with timelines/deadlines.

Application website: 

Have a question about the scholarships? Please Contact: Allison Hudson

Deadline: June 2nd/2024

4-H Canada Scholarship Program

4-H Canada recognizes the importance of investing in lifelong learning opportunities for youth as integral to their success and the long-term vibrancy of our Canadian communities and economy. Thanks to their partners, 4-H Canada is proud to offer a variety of post-secondary scholarships for 4-H members every year.

Find More information on the Scholarships that they offer and how to apply here: Scholarship Information.

Recipients will be notified in July 2024 and public announcements will be made in August/September.


See individual scholarships for detailed eligibility requirements.

HCOS Scholarships

We are excited to be offering HCOS Scholarships to our graduating students this year! We have 10 awards available to distribute. 

Applications are now open and will be accepted until May 1st @ 6:00pm. Please note that the complete application and reference form are due by that time. 

Below you will find resources to help you with your application. 

HCOS Scholarship and Bursary Policy

Application Form

Reference Form

We look forward to celebrating together! 


Please contact Kaylee Moerman.

You can also access the Bursary Landing Page directly from their myBlueprint account. Simply navigate to the Scholarships tab via Dashboard > Tasks > Scholarships.

Here is what you need to know:

Scotiabank Scholarships 

Learn More

H&R Block Canada Scholarships

Learn More

myBlueprint Awards 

How to Apply:

Select the button below to create your own Personal Profile. 

Select the button below to open the handout. 

Scholarship Camp #1 

Scholarship Camp #2 

Volunteer Work

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How to apply for Scholarships and Bursaries

Step 1: Determine what your financial need is and how many bursaries and scholarships you will be applying for.

Step 2: Develop a template to track all the scholarships and bursaries, particularly if you are applying to more than 5.

Create your own using excel OR Use our template

Step 3: Create useful fields on your spreadsheets for tracking 

Helpful Hints

Here are some tips to consider:

Types of Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards

I) Post-Secondary Scholarship Options

These scholarships are contingent on accepting the offer of admission for that specific institution. The applications for these scholarships may be:

II) Association and Community Scholarship Options

Many groups offer scholarship/bursary opportunities to high school students such as unions, clubs, businesses, associations, organizations and so on. Students should consider their individual situation to see if any opportunities are available through their skills, involvement or family. Criteria for each of these opportunities varies including artistic ability, academic performance, community service, leadership, athletics, financial need, etc.

There are many other awards available to grade 12's that do not come through the school.  We always recommend that students check scholarship websites, parents' workplaces, post-secondary institutions they are applying to and associations and organizations with which parents or grandparents are affiliated. 

III) Find a Match

Some websites will match a student with a variety of awards in their database. Register online for this option at:


You were awarded a bursary/scholarship, now what?

1. Make sure to THANK you donors. At the bottom of your scholarship letter, you will see an address.  Take the time to write and thank them once you have received your scholarship.

Dear Donor:

            Thank you for the scholarship.  I am planning to pursue a career in teaching and will be attending UNBC in the fall. The funds will go towards paying tuition and books...etc.


Mya Scholarship

2. Award Deferral: If you are not planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the year immediately following graduation, please indicate that you would like a one year deferral in your thank you letter. Most scholarships, bursaries and awards only allow a one year deferral