DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIPS - opens March 4 and closes April 5
The District Authority Scholarship Acknowledges excellence in Indigenous Languages and Culture, (demonstrated at school or in the community), Fine Arts (e.g., Visual Arts, Dance, Drama, Music), Applied Skills (e.g., Business Ed, Technology Ed, Home Economics), Physical Activity (e.g., Athletics, Dance, Gymnastics, not limited to Physical Education), International Languages including AP and IB courses, Community Service (Volunteer Activity), which includes demonstration of local and global issues and cultural awareness, Technical and Trades Training (e.g., Carpentry, Automotive, Mechanics, Cook Training). The District Scholarships are in the amount of $1250.00
Candidates for District Awards must:
- complete graduation requirements in June of the year of application
- achieve at least a C+ average
- maintain good attendance
- display superior achievement in their field, and
- submit a visual display of achievements.
Most post-secondary institutions offer a series of Entrance Scholarships to those students who have high academic achievement. Most applications are made in late spring and usually require letters of reference and a personal goal statement. Students are urged to research information and contact the institution of choice for deadline dates.
MISSION COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
The Mission Foundation is a non-profit organization set up and administered by citizens in Mission. Each year the Mission Foundation awards several thousand dollars to high school graduates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community and school involvement as well as, personal qualities. The applications are processed after the closing date and then students will be selected for a scholarship awards panel interview.
Information about the Mission Community Foundation's Scholarships and Bursaries can be obtained by going to their website at www.missioncommunityfoundation.org.
SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY AWARDS
A number of community groups and businesses in Mission award scholarships to students who are going on to a post-secondary institution, and who meet previously determined criteria (varies from business to business. The applications for these awards begin to become available at the end of January or when confirmation of funding is processed.