BC School Sports Indigenous Scholarship

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202446 Views

April 30th, 2024

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition to Indigenous students. BCSS is dedicated to assisting worthy student-athletes in their desire to attend an Accredited Post-Secondary school.

To qualify for one of the BCSS Scholarships, the applicant must:

  • Be enrolled at a BCSS member school. Member Info 2023-24 (bcschoolsports.ca)
  • Be graduating this year and will be entering their first year of full-time studies at an “Accredited Post-Secondary Institution”.
  • Demonstrated leadership and volunteerism within their school community.
  • Participated in a BCSS activity in grade 12.

Scholarship Amounts

Two (2) $750 scholarships will be awarded to one male and one female.

Instructions
Candidates must complete a BC School Sports Scholarship Application Form online and submit the following mandatory documentation in support of the application:

  • A letter from school administrator or school counsellor certifying character, scholastic achievement, and school citizenship.
  • Letter from coach/athletic director certifying leadership and volunteerism within school community.
  • A transcript of grades showing percentages for all grade 11 and 12 courses completed, as well as interim percentages for all courses in progress.
  • Copy (front and back) of your “Indian Status” card, Métis citizenship or membership card, Inuit Trust, or, in the case of a lost card, a letter from your First Nation Band Council or Métis office certifying your membership
  • 500-750 word essay on the following topic:

a) Describe how school sports has impacted your life?

OR

b) What is an achievement as a student-athlete that makes you proud? Why?

Click here to download the BCSS application form  2024 Scholarship Booklet

The application submission deadline for this year is Friday, May 3rd at 4:00 PM

Email application (or questions) to info@bcschoolsports.ca and ensure that all documents are scanned in one PDF.

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