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Our generous donors have established a number of scholarships to support and cultivate our future leaders. The funds are only paid directly to the student's educational institution.

2021 SCHOLARSHIPS NOW CLOSED - Thank You For Your Applications

Recipients are announced at their respective commencement ceremony (this may be altered due to the circumstances around Covid-19).

Application Instructions

Details on each scholarship, application and reference forms can be viewed by clicking the drop down arrows to the right of the name of the scholarship. Applications and references are submitted online and must be fully complete by end of day Wednesday April 14, 2021.

References can be submitted with the scholarship application or sent by the referee directly using the School or Community Reference online form available under each scholarship description.

Following online submission, applicants or referees will receive an email confirmation. The Scholarship Committee will only consider complete applications and references that are received by the deadline.

Applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee along with Scholarship Fund Holders. The successful recipient's school is informed directly and recipients are presented with a congratulatory letter at their respective commencement ceremony detailing how to claim the scholarship. 

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2021 Scholarships & Awards
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Bradley T. Bowles Scholarship - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a student who possesses the character and qualities exemplified by Brad Bowles: enthusiasm, superior athletic commitment, demonstrated academic effort, camaraderie and team spirit. This scholarship is awarded to a West Vancouver Secondary student who currently resides on the North Shore (North or West Vancouver) and is enrolling in a post-secondary institution in Canada. All applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing yourself, how you identify with the personal attributes that were so important in Bradley's life and your future career aspirations.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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British Pacific Properties Scholarship Fund 2031 - $1,000
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Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded to outstanding students attending a West Vancouver public secondary school who have demonstrated leadership qualities through community service, have developed skills in a range of areas and will be enrolling in their first year of full-time study in Science or Engineering at a post-secondary institution in Canada. Preference is given to students who reside in the British Properties and are enrolling at a post-secondary institution in BC.

Application Form

 

School of Community Reference Form

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Christina Lawson Scholarship in Music/Drama - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated involvement in music and/or drama pursuits and is committed to including music and/or drama as part of their career plan. Students must also show evidence of community service and have a high academic standing. Financial need of the recipient will also be considered. This scholarship is awarded to a student who resides in West Vancouver and is enrolling/enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Canada or the United States. Preference is given to students enrolling/enrolled in a Canadian institution.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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Faris Family Scholarship - $1,500 per year for 4 years (total of $6000)
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This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding academic student who has demonstrated community service and will be enrolling full-time in Humanities, Social Sciences or General Sciences at a university in Canada. This scholarship is awarded to a student who resides in West Vancouver and who has a minimum average of 86% while enrolled in their final year of high school. Applicants must submit a typed essay (not exceeding 500 words), describing why you have chosen your course of study and outlining your career aspirations along with also being available for an interview with the Faris Family, if selected as a candidate.

Application Form

 

School of Community Reference Form

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Gertrude Lawson Scholarship in Education - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a student who intends to pursue studies in Education, has evidence of community service and will be enrolling in a post-secondary institution in BC. This scholarship is awarded to a student residing in West Vancouver. Financial need will also be considered.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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Hartvikson Memorial Scholarship in Memory of Lourdes Llamzon - $1,000 per year for up to 4 years (total $4,000)
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This scholarship is awarded to a student (Canadian or International), that is enrolling in a post-secondary institution in Canada studying sustainable agriculture and food systems, and who possesses the character and qualities exemplified by Lourdes Llamzon: dedication to family and community, athletic commitment, high academic achievement, and a passion for sustainable and ethical agriculture. The scholarship may be renewable annually for up to 4 years if the applicant is a full-time student and maintains a post-secondary grade point average of 74%. Financial need of the recipient will also be considered. Applicants must submit a typed essay (not exceeding 500 words) describing yourself and how you identify with the personal attributes that were so important in Lourdes' life.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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Jeremy Dalton Rugby Endowment Award - $2,500
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This educational award of a $2,500 scholarship for 2020, will be awarded to a Capilano Rugby Club player, male or female, who best display the following personal attributes that were so important in Jeremy's life: "Academic Ambition, Community Spirit and a love for Rugby". Applicants from the North Shore must be enrolled or enrolling in a recognized post-secondary educational or trade institution in B.C. or Canada and be a current member of the Capilano Rugby Club. A hand written 500 (or less) word essay explaining how they feel that they best meet the selection criteria must be submitted along with one supporting letter from a Capilano Rugby Club Coach. The award will be chosen by the Jeremy Dalton Rugby Endowment Committee. 

Application Form

 

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Jerry Beckerman Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a student who has a strong academic record, shows evidence of leadership and volunteerism in school and/or community service and who has demonstrated dedication and achievement within the field of sport or the visual and performing arts. This scholarship is awarded to a student graduating from a public secondary school in West Vancouver School District and proceeding to a post-secondary degree program in Canada. All applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing the most significant experiences that have contributed to your goals for the future.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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Michael Smith Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a graduating student in the West Vancouver public school system and proceeding to a post-secondary degree program, who demonstrates good citizenship and integrity in their studies and a sincere desire to help others through their active participation in both school and community activities. Applicants must submit a typed essay (not exceeding 500 words) telling us a bit more about yourself; any significant impacts on your life, how sports and/or music and the arts have shaped you, how you incorporate a love of life and learning whilst contributing to family and community along with your future career aspirations.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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Trajan Martin Memorial Award - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a student from the North Shore who demonstrates compassion, adventure, integrity and exuberance for life. This Scholarship is awarded to an applicant between the ages of 16 and 25. All applicants must include a typed 500-word essay explaining how they meet the criteria. The Martin Family takes part in the selection process.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form

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Vanee Scholarship Fund - $1,000
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This scholarship is awarded to a student graduating from a public or independent secondary school on the North Shore (North or West Vancouver) and proceeding to a post-secondary program, with a preference given to field of study in either Architecture or Engineering, who has outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated school leadership or community service. Applicants must submit a typed essay (not exceeding 500 words) telling us a bit more about yourself and how this scholarship will impact you. If selected as a candidate, applicants must be available for an interview with Case and Helen Vanee.

Application Form

 

School or Community Reference Form