√Čcole Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
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‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč(This page is regularly updated, please check back for new 2022-2023 Scholarship ‚Äčinformation.)

‚Äč‚ÄčThe Handsworth Scholarship application form is now available through grade 12 students‚Äô CLC team.‚Äč
‚ÄčThe form is due by 11:45pm on January 31, 2023, and must be submitted in order to be considered for awards that Handsworth administers.

‚ÄčPost Secondary - Scholarship Information Session for parents and students
Thursday, December 8, 2022 
‚ÄčDid you miss the meeting?‚Äč
Are you interested in finding out more information about how to finance your child’s post-secondary education?
The meeting presentation is available for your review:  Grade 12 parent night - scholarship.pdf‚Äč
‚ÄčHosted by:
Ms. Stacey Schwegler, Grade 12 Counsellor
Ms. Robyn Renwick, Grade 11 Counsellor and ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčScholarship Coordinator

‚Äč2022-2023 Scholarship Opportunities
‚Äč ‚Äč ‚ÄčSubmission and deadline dates are noted with each individual scholarship.
TIP!  Please check this page for regular updates.

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčStudents who wish to submit applications to be considered to be Handsworth's nominee(s) for external awards should regularly check the Scholarship channel of their CLC MS Team.
Questions???     Please send Ms. Robyn Renwick, Counsellor a message through MS Teams or by email:  rrenwick@sd44.ca 

‚ÄčHelpful websites
‚ÄčFor external scholarship, bursary, and/or financial aid information, check out the following websites:
  • BC Scholarship Information - Education Planner BC helps you find public and private sector scholarships and bursaries. It also has tips for applying.
  • Scholarships Canada - This website has an extensive database to find scholarships, bursaries, and grants.  You'll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning.
  • Yconic - Helps to match students to scholarships, bursaries, grants, and other student awards
  • Student Guide for BC Scholarships - This website contains support for scholarship specific to BC post-secondary schools
  • Scholar Tree - An online platform that supports students to find and apply for scholarships
  • Student Awards - This website includes a free scholarship search service devoted to helping high school seniors, university and college students find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance. 
  • Student Scholarships - This website includes a free scholarship search service devoted to helping high school seniors, university and college students find information on scholarships, bursaries, grants and other forms of financial assistance.
Scholarship Name
‚ÄčApplicable to whom‚Äč‚Äč
‚ÄčApplicat‚Äčion deadline

‚ÄčUBC French as a Second Language Bursary‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč
‚Äč$3,000 bursary for students entering UBC and continuing their studies in French at the university level.

‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčOctober 10, 2022
(Deadline to apply)‚Äč

‚ÄčLoran Scholarship

‚ÄčGrade 12 students interested in submitting an application for the Loran Scholarship should apply before October 12, 2022 at 8:00 PM Eastern time.  Focus is on character, service and leadership - $100,000 over 4 years.

Please note that school sponsorship is no longer required for consideration for this award.

More information is available at:  https://loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/

‚Äč‚ÄčOctober 12, 2022 before 8 PM Eastern time‚Äč
‚ÄčNational Scholarship
‚ÄčStudents must submit an online application form in order to be considered for the National Scholarship. The National Scholarship application is now open for the 2023 admission cycle. You will find the link to the online application below.‚Äč

‚Äč‚ÄčUniversity of Toronto, National Scholarshipon-line application form
‚ÄčOctober 20, 2022 before 11:50 Eastern time
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčThe Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships

Deadline for students to apply to scholarship committee to be considered for nomination:  November 14, 2022

Nominee application deadline:  January 16, 2023

More info:  https://future.utoronto.ca/pearson/‚Äč

Nominee Applicant
November 14, 2022

‚ÄčTD Scholarship for Community Leadership‚Äč
‚Äč‚ÄčTD Scholarships for Community Leadership recipients receive up to $70,000 for tuition and living expenses as well as opportunities for paid summer employment, peer networking and mentorship. Supporting young community leaders is one way TD is helping build a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow.‚Äč

‚ÄčNovember 15, 2022 (deadline to apply)‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč
‚ÄčQueens Chancellor Scholarship and other major Admission Awards from Queen's University‚Äč
  • ‚ÄčDeadline for students to apply to scholarship committee to be considered for nomination for the Queen's Chancellor's Award:  November 4, 2022
  • Deadline for students to apply Major Admission Award Application:  December 8, 2022
  • Nominee Application deadline:  December 8, 2022
‚ÄčMore information:  https://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/admission-awards/major-admission-awards

‚ÄčQueen's Chancellor's Award:  November 4, 2022

Major Admission Award Application:  December 8, 2022

Nominee Application:  December 8, 2022
‚ÄčTerry Fox Humanitarian Award‚Äč

This award, valued at $28,000, is given to candidates who demonstrate the ideals of Terry Fox ‚Äď a true humanitarian, individuals who are compassionate and altruistic in their intention to improve the lives of others and human welfare overall.

‚ÄčMore information: https://terryfoxawards.ca/‚Äč
December 1, 2022 (deadline to apply)‚Äč
‚Äč‚ÄčJanuary - February 2023
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBeedie Luminaries
‚ÄčThis scholarship provides access to BC post-secondary schools for students who face financial adversityMore information: https://beedieluminaries.ca/grade-12-program/
‚ÄčJanuary 12, 2023 (deadline to apply)
‚Äč‚ÄčSCHULICH‚ÄčDeadline for students to apply to scholarship committee to be considered for nomination:  January 20, 2023
Nominee application deadline:  February 21, 2023

More information:  https://www.schulichleaders.com/
January 20, 2023  (School nomination deadline)

February 21, 2023 
(Nominee application deadline)
‚ÄčCmolik Foundation‚Äč‚Äč
‚ÄčUp to $40,000 for post-secondary school, one-to-one mentoring, and other support available to students who demonstrate good work ethic in the face of adversity and/or hardship and have financial need.

‚ÄčJanuary 20, 2023
(Deadline to be considered to be Handsworth’s nominee.)
February 7, 2023
(Application deadline)
‚ÄčBC Excellence Scholarship‚Äč

‚ÄčThe BC Excellence scholarship is awarded to 55 well-rounded high school graduates who have demonstrated service and leadership, both at school and in their communities, and who show aptitude for and commitment to their chosen career paths.

Successful recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher from the Ministry of Education and Child Care that they can use to be reimbursed for tuition paid after they are attending a post-secondary institution that is designated by the Province of B.C. (i.e., approved for Canada Student Loans) or a program provider that is approved by the Industry Training Authority.

More information: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/scholarships/provincial-scholarships/bc-excellence-scholarships

‚ÄčJanuary 20, 2023 (Deadline to be considered to be Handsworth‚Äôs nominee)


February 15, 2023 (Deadline for Handsworth‚Äôs nominee to submit application)‚Äč

‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčPathway to Teacher Education

The Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship is awarded to 20 outstanding high school graduates who have demonstrated a commitment to and aptitude for a career in K‚Äď12 teaching.

Successful recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher from the Ministry of Education and Child Care that they can use to be reimbursed for tuition paid after they are attending an approved K‚Äď12 teacher education program in B.C.

‚ÄčFebruary 15, 2023 (deadline to apply)‚Äč
‚ÄčBonnie McLaren Award

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčValued at $6000, this award is open to young women ages 14-17 who volunteer in their communities or schools

‚Äč‚ÄčMore information:  https://www.soroptimistnvwv.org/our-programs
‚ÄčFriday, March 3, 2023 (deadline to apply)
‚ÄčWest Vancouver Foundation‚Äč
‚ÄčNumerous scholarships available, ranging from $1000 to $6000 over four years. See link below for more information and to apply.

‚ÄčMarch 10, 2023 (deadline to apply)‚Äč
‚ÄčCUPE Local 389‚Äč
‚Äč$1,000 scholarships available to children of CUPE Local 389 members.‚ÄčApril 28 at 4:30 pm
(deadline to apply)
‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčSir John A. Macdonald Merit Bursary

‚ÄčTwo awards of $1,000 to secondary students who reside in North Vancouver Electoral District.

More information is available at:   
April 30, 2023 at 11:59 pm (deadline to apply)‚Äč
‚ÄčJack Davis Scholarship
‚Äč‚Äč$4,000 award given to outstanding all-round North Shore Secondary students who are going to UBC.
‚ÄčApril 30, 2023
‚Äč(Deadline to apply)‚Äč

‚ÄčRotary Club of North Vancouver - Bill Rolls Memorial Bursary‚Äč
‚ÄčThe Rotary Club of North Vancouver (RCNV) is offering a number of $1,000 bursaries to graduating Grade 12 students within School District 44 who demonstrate the following criteria:

1.      Admirable school citizenship and/or community participation;

2.      Financial need for post-secondary education;

3.      Satisfactory scholastic achievement; and

4.      Pursuing post-secondary education in the skilled trades or the arts, for example: Emily Carr University, Vancouver Film School, BCIT and culinary institutes.


See grade 12 students’ CLC Team (Scholarship Info channel) for more information and for the application form.

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčMay 12 ‚Äď Application deadline
‚ÄčJim MacCarthy Coho Society Scholarship‚Äč


The Jim MacCarthy Coho Society Scholarship Award is worth $1,000 and will be awarded to a student graduating from a Secondary School in North or West Vancouver, and proceeding to a post-secondary degree program.


More info:  Coho Society Jim MacCarthy Scholarship‚Äč

‚ÄčMay 23, 2023 by Midnight

(Deadline to apply)‚Äč

‚ÄčRob Leviton Memorial Bursary
‚Äč‚Äč$1,000 bursary for students demonstrate the attributes of community and charitable involvement, academic proficiency, and an active lifestyle. See attached PDF document for more information about the bursary and to apply.  Tri Peaks Multisport Club Bursary-2023.pdf
‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčMay 31, 2023 (deadline to apply)

‚ÄčQuestions???  Message Ms. Robyn Renwick through MS Teams.‚ÄčPlease check back for updates.
‚ÄčHandsworth Scholarships‚Äč

(Value shown is based on prior years' awards.)
‚ÄčOutstanding Graduate Scholarship Award
‚ÄčMost outstanding graduate overall
‚ÄčSeanna and Nicole Strongman
"All Rounder Award" (2 Awards)
  1. ‚ÄčLeadership
  2. School Citizenship
  3. Community Service
  4. Involvement in Athletics and the Arts
  5. Academic Achievement‚Äč
‚Äč$2,000 each
‚ÄčTop 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)‚Äč
‚ÄčQuinn Keast Foundation Award
‚ÄčAthletic, sensitive, considerate, hard working, silent leader, academic
‚ÄčAcademic Excellence Award
(2 awards)

  1. ‚ÄčDiligence in achieving academic excellence
  2. Proof of registration at Post Secondary Institution required
‚ÄčStrachan Hartley Memorial Award

  1. Participates and excels in athletics; intends to pursue sport at post-secondary school
  2.  Commitment to academic pursuits
  3.  Displays leadership in personal endeavours
  4.  Involvement in community initiatives‚Äč
  5.  Demonstrates financial need
‚ÄčHandsworth Outstanding Achievement Award
‚ÄčAwarded to a student who is well-rounded academically, athletically, and/or in the arts. Contributions to school/outside community. Good place to recognize a student that deserves an award but is not receiving one elsewhere.
‚ÄčHandsworth PAC Citizen Awards
(2 awards)

‚ÄčPAC Award
  1. Top Citizen
  2. Service to school, community 
  3. Dynamic, energetic
  4. Satisfactory academics
‚Äč$1,500 each‚Äč
‚ÄčCanadian Federation of University Women Award (2 awards)
‚ÄčGrade 12 Female Student academic, citizenship, community, financial need
‚Äč$750 each
‚ÄčMatthew Robertson Award
‚ÄčExcellence in Film, Design, Arts
‚ÄčDistrict of North Vancouver Centennial Award (2 awards)
‚Äč1. 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‚Äč‚Äč
‚ÄčGrad Council Award
‚ÄčFor Leadership on Grad Council
‚Äč$1,000 (may be broken down to give to more than one student)
‚ÄčInternational Award

‚ÄčTop International Student
‚ÄčNVTA Future Teacher Award

‚Äč1. Grade 12 Graduate 
2. Entering a Teacher Education Program
3. Academic Qualifications 
4. Citizenship                                          
‚ÄčNorth Vancouver High School Education Foundations Award

‚ÄčVarious awards
1. Outstanding academic record
2. Community or School Leadership volunteer history
3. Some awards based on financial need
‚ÄčNorth Vancouver Kiwanis Scholarship City of North Vancouver Award
‚ÄčCommunity involvement and high academic achievement

‚ÄčTeam Clarke Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Community Contribution Award
‚ÄčActive in community, responsible, not necessarily marks based
‚ÄčStudent Council Award
‚Äč1. Grade 12 Member of Student Council
2. Show leadership and responsibility
‚Äč‚ÄčDistrict Authority Award Scholarship
‚ÄčMultiple Awards
Outstanding student in a variety of non-academic subject areas
‚Äč$1,250 each
‚ÄčStan van Woerkens Scholarship Award
‚ÄčLeadership / Financial Need (Not necessarily academic)

‚ÄčCoast Capital Standing Tall Award‚Äč

‚ÄčVariety of Criteria
‚ÄčOnni Property Management Services Ltd Scholarship Award (2 awards)
‚Äč1. Recipient is grade 12 graduate
2. Excellent school citizenship and community involvement
3. Financial need for post-secondary education
4. Above average scholastic achievement
‚ÄčCUPE Local 389 Scholarship

‚ÄčChosen by CUPE
‚Äč‚ÄčUpside Venture Law Business Excellence Award
‚ÄčYELL student demonstrating business excellence

‚ÄčArtona Scholarship

‚ÄčPhotography/film preferred, but up to Handsworth‚Äôs discretion
‚ÄčNorth Vancouver Kiwanis Scholarship City of North Vancouver Award
‚ÄčCommunity involvement and high academic achievement; available to students going to US universities
‚ÄčNeil Salkus Volleyball Scholarship Award

‚ÄčSenior volleyball team member

Ms. Robyn Renwick,
Grade 11 and International Counsellor; Scholarship Coordinator
Handsworth Secondary School
Phone:  604-903-3614 (Direct Line)
email:  rrenwick@sd44.ca‚Äč