Scholarships

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.

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 scholarshipApplications and references are submitted online and must be fully complete by the deadlone date (now closed for 2022).

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 – these will then be added to the application form submission.

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. 

Please note: the foundation is unable to discuss the status of an application. It is the applicants responsibility to ensure all documents are submitted including references, especially those sent directly by the referee. The foundation will not chase referees for submissions.

2022 SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

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.

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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.

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This scholarship is awarded to a student that is enrolling or currently enrolled (Undergrad or Graduate studies) in a post-secondary institution in Canada, either in full-time or part-time studies. The award will recognize one student pursuing studies in the areas of environmental conservation, stewardship, or advanced environmental research. Criteria includes contribution to community and passion for environmental issues, protection, and recreation. Consideration will be given to applicants requiring financial assistance. Applicants must submit a typed essay (not exceeding 500 words) addressing your experience and commitment to sustainable environmental protection and action.

APPLICATION FORM GRADE 12 ONLY APPLICATION FORM UNDERGRAD/GRADUATE ONLY REFERENCE FORM

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Awarded to a student that is enrolling or currently enrolled (Undergrad or Graduate studies) in a post-secondary institution in Canada, either in full-time or part-time studies. This scholarship will support one player who has demonstrated a passion for ice hockey, leadership on and off the ice, and a commitment to community. References as to character and community contribution will be required. Applicants must submit a typed essay (not exceeding 500 words) addressing addressing how sports have shaped you as a community member, your goals, and plans.

APPLICATION FORM GRADE 12 ONLY

APPLICATION FORM UNDERGRAD/GRADUATE ONLY

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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.

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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.

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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.

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