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

2019 Application Deadline: To Be Advised

Application Instructions

Download the relevant application below and submit the application form and supplemental documents in one (1) PDF Document ONLY to the attention of the Scholarship Committee by (2019 date to be advised) to: info@westvanfoundation.ca.

All applications will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by email. Applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria, are incomplete, or are received after the deadline will not be considered.

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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2018 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 in West Vancouver and is enrolling in a post-secondary institution in B.C. 

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British Pacific Properties Limited Scholarship - $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 university in B.C. Preference is given to students who reside in the British Properties.

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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 in a post-secondary institution in Canada or the United States. Preference is given to students enrolling in a Canadian institution.

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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 or Social 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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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 B.C. This scholarship is awarded to a student residing in West Vancouver. Financial need will also be considered.

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Jeremy Dalton Rugby Endowment Award - $1,000
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This educational award of two $1,000 scholarships for 2018, will be awarded to Capilano Rugby Club players, 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 aged between 16 and 25, enrolled or enrolling in a post-secondary 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 award criteria must be submitted along with one supporting letter from a Capilano Rugby Club Coach. The awards will be chosen by the Jeremy Dalton Rugby Endowment Committee. Applications can be submitted electronically or by mail.

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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.

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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.

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