École Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Scholarship and/or Bursary Form

Submitting your scholarship and/or bursary application.
Please include:
  1. An updated resume
  2. A small photograph stapled to the front of your bursary application
  3. Statement of consideration
  4. To be considered for a bursary include a separate formal letter as detailed in the Scholarship Bursary Form.
  5. *Please note:  The date for students to submit an application(s) has been extended to TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM.  Submit your application package to Mr. D. Lavallee no later than Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM.

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​2018 - 2019 Scholarship Opportunities

Loran Scholarship
​Grade 12 students interested in applying for the Loran Scholarship should see Mr. Lavallee in Student Services, Room 107.
Focus is on character, service and leadership - $100,000 over 4 years.
To be nominated by our school, application deadline is October 5, 2018.
Details at http://www.loranscholar.ca/

October 5, 2018
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships

Are you an International student applying to the University of Toronto ?  Check out this important scholarship https://future.utoronto.ca/pearson/about See Mr. Lavallee or Mr. Craik before November 15 to be considered as Handsworth's nominee.

A World-Renowned University. The University of Toronto stands among the top research universities in the world.U of T's 44 libraries make up the third largest library system in North A

November 15, 2018
​Queens Chancellor Scholarship

This year Handsworth will be selecting one nominee from our school to compete for the Queen's Chancellor Scholarship. Applications are due December 1st, but if you'd like to be nominated by the school be sure and have your practice application in to Mr. Lavallee by November 16, 2018.  Details at https://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards

November 16, 2018

TD Scholarships
For more information please visit:  ​TD ScholarshipsNovember 16, 2018
Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarship
​University of Kings College, Halifax for more information please visit:  Donald Sobey Family Scholarships
January 15, 2019
STEAM Horizon Awards

Are you often described as a leader, an achiever, or an innovator? Do you have limitless drive, ambition, and determination? If so, there’s an opportunity to receive a $25,000 prize towards your post-secondary education.

Founded in 2016, the STEAM Horizon Awards invite Canada’s youth to promote positive changes throughout their community using science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM).

Winners will be awarded a $25,000 prize for their post-secondary education. Two of the five prizes will go to Indigenous youth. The prizes will be funded by the Ingenium Foundation, alongside a group of award sponsors. We are confident that these recipients will act as role models and ambassadors for future STEAM generations.  For more information visit:  STEAM Horizon Awards

January 16, 2019

SCHULICH Leadership Scholarships

1) All grade 12 students wishing to be nominated for  the Schulich Leader Scholarships, please submit by January 23rd, a word document write up to Mr. Lavallee that answers the following questions:

a) What universities you wish to attend

b) Your top three achievements, academic or otherwise

c) A 600 word essay demonstrating why you should win

d) Any extenuating circumstances (i.e. section for describing financial need)

e) Short answer- where do you see yourself in 10 years?

For more information go to http://www.schulichleaders.com/

January 23, 2019
All students wishing to be nominated for the BC Excellence Scholarship are invited to complete the attached form and submit a write up to Mr. Lavallee answering the following questions (500 words max). bcexcellenceapplication_resume_template.pdf
  1. What led you to your most relevant community service, volunteer activity, and/or leadership role?
  2. What you learned from this experience?
  3. How this experience will benefit you in your chosen career path?

Deadline to get this to Mr. Lavallee is Friday, February 8th, 2019

For more information please visit:  Provincial Scholarships

February 8th, 2019

West Vancouver Foundation

Jeremy Dalton Endowment Award

Trajan Martin Memorial Award

The 2019 Scholarship applications are open to Grade 12 students with a deadline date of April 10, 2019.

Jeremy Dalton Rugby Endowment Award, two $1,000

Trajan Martin Memorial Award $1,000

Application forms, criteria and requirements can all be found on our website:

West Vancouver Foundation Scholarships

April 10, 2019

Scholarships and Financial Assistance
Scholarship information is available on the Handsworth, Student, Grade 12/Grad, Financial Assistance Page.
Scholarship Website

Link to Scholarship Resources
Scholarship and/or Bursary Form


Please submit your Scholarship and/or Bursary application forms to Mr. Lavallee no later than Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM.
​Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM
Criteria​Amount (Value shown is based on prior years' awards.)
​Outstanding Graduate Scholarship Award

Most Outstanding Graduate Overall

Strongman All Rounder Award
(2 Awards)

1.  Leadership
2.  School Citizenship
3.  Community Service
4.  Involvement in Athletics and the Arts
5.  Academic Achievement

$2,000 each
Top Scholar Grade 8-12 Award                 

1.  Academic achievement, proof of post secondary application
2.  Best academic record in courses for 5 years (Grades 8 - 12)

Top Citizen Lynda Berry Award

1. Outstanding record of public service or community

2. Display exceptional leadership and organizational skills in a service/volunteer capacity

3. Characterized by Staff and Peers as industrious, conscientious, self-sacrificing and compassionate

4. a) Number of School / Community hours b) record of annual HSS SERVICE AWARDS c) record of Grade Top Citizen Awards d) range of services provided (multiple venues)  e) leadership / organization component of service"

Quinn Keast Award

Athletic, sensitive, considerate, hard working, silent leader, academic

Academic Excellence Award

1. Diligence in achieving academic excellence 

2. Proof of registration at Post Secondary Institution required

Strachan Hartley Memorial Award

1. Participates and excels in athletics 

2. Commitment to academic pursuits 

3. Displays leadership in personal endeavors 

4. Involvement in community initiatives

5. Demonstrates financial need"

Nigel Moore Memorial Scholarship Award
Passion for the Humanities

Handsworth Outstanding Achievement Award

Earl Beaumont Citizen Award

PAC Award

1. Service to school, community 

2. Help those in need, humble, unassuming, quiet

Ray Noel Citizen Award

PAC Award

1. Top Citizen

2. Service to school, community 

3. Dynamic, energetic

4. Satisfactory academics

Canadian Federation of University Women Award
(2 awards)

Grade 12 Female Student academic, citizenship, community, financial need

$750 each
Capilano University Achievement Award

1. Acceptance to Capilano College

2. Academic Qualifications (80%)                                          

Centennial Scholarship Award

1. Reside in the District of North Van 

2. Good student, citizen, and in need of financial assistance 

3. Not to receive other Financial Awards

4. Grade 12 and Graduating

Grad Council AwardFor Leadership on Grad Council$1,000
Jeff Pump AwardGiving, caring, unselfish, community oriented, interest in animal welfare$500
International Award
​Top International

Jim Buchanan Memorial Football Scholarship Award

1. Most Outstanding Football Player in Buchanan Bowl 

2. Five years in the Program

NVTA Future Teacher Award

1. Grade 12 Graduate 

2. Entering a Teacher Education Program

3. Academic Qualifications 

4. Citizenship                                          
North Vancouver High School Education Foundations Award

Multiple Awards

1. Outstanding academic record

2. Community or School Leadership volunteer history

3. Some awards based on financial need

North Vancouver Kiwanis Scholarship City of North Vancouver Award
Community involvement and high academic achievement

Team Clarke Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Community Contribution Award
Active in community, responsible, not necessarily marks based

Student Council Award

1. Grade 12 Member of Student Council

2. Show leadership and responsibility

District Authority Award Scholarship

Multiple Awards

1. Outstanding student in a variety of subject areas

$1,250 each
Stan van Woerkens Scholarship Award
Leadership / Financial Need (Not necessarily academic)

Coast Capital Standing Tall Award
Variety of Criteria
Matthew Robertson Award
Excellence in Film, Design, Arts
Capilano Excellence Award
Commitment to attending Capilano University

Tuition Waiver