Brooks Secondary School
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Scholarship Information

AWARDS:

Block Awards and Brooks Major Awards:  
Awards Memo 2021-2022

Service Block Award 2021-2022.pdf
Athletic Block Award 2021-2022.pdf

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Provincial and National Scholarships:

Scholarships Canada

Scholar Tree

Loran Scholarship: 

Now closed for 2023
The Loran Award supports promising young Canadians who show strength of character and a commitment to service in their communities, challenging them to fully realize their leadership potential. 

Eligibility:

  • Grad in 2023
  • Average of 85%
  • Canadian Citizen
  • 16 years of age Sept 2022
  • Apply online through short video

Schulich Leader Scholarship (Brooks Nominee): 

Not accepting for 2022-23 school year quite yet - check back shortly. 
The Schulich Leader Scholarship and Brooks nominee is someone who  achieves academic excellence, exhibits leadership qualities, may have financial need, and plans to pursue a career in the area of one of the following areas: technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, or applied specific research. 

Please visit the counseling suite for a nomination form once available.

Additional details can be found on the Schulich webpage. 

Schulich School of Business:

External Scholarship and entrance scholarship are available here! 

Cmolick Foundation Scholarship: 

  • Apply before 9am on Jan 19th to Mr Brach or Mrs Larkin, nomination forms can be found in the counselling suite. A Brooks nominated student may apply with our Principals endorsement by Feb 7, 2023!   
    To learn more pls Visit Cmolick Fdn for more information

    $40,000 scholarship with addtional support and mentoring services included.
    To be selected by Cmolick the student must meet the following requirements: 

    • Be a current resident of BC
    • Have lived in Canada for at least 7 years,
    • Be in Grade 12 or a recent secondary school graduate,
    • Have demonstrated financial need,
    • Have faced adversity,
    • Plan to be a full-time student,
    • Be ineligible for the BC Tuition Waiver Program (for former youth in care),
    • Use funding for a post-secondary institution, trade or college, and
    • Be endorsed by their school principal (Mrs. Marshman will have a endorsement letter for the nominated student)


BC Excellence Scholarship: 

Not accepting for 2022-23 school year quite yet - check back shortly. 
To be considered for the BC Excellence Scholarship, students must submit a BC Excellence Scholarship Nomination Form to Mrs. Larkin or Mr. Brach.  If selected by the scholarship committee as Brooks BC Excellence nominee, the nominee's application to the Ministry.  Recipients receive a voucher worth $5,000 that can be reimbursed for post-secondary tuition paid. Eligibility requirements and application instructions can be found online at BC Excellence. Please note that a Brooks student must be nominated to apply through BC Excellence link online. 


BC School Sports:

  • Not accepting for 2022-23 school year quite yet - check back shortly. 

Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship:

Not accepting for 2022-23 school year quite yet - check back shortly. 

To be considered for the Pathway to Teacher Education please visit the online site and review all eligibility criteria. This Scholarship is awarded to 20 outstanding high school graduates who have demonstrated a commitment to and aptitude for a career in K–12 teaching. Recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship voucher that they can use to be reimbursed by the Ministry of Education for tuition paid after they are attending an approved K–12 teacher education program in B.C. There is no Brooks nomination form required in order to apply for this scholarship.

*Students have seven years to redeem their Pathway to Teacher Education scholarship vouchers; an expiry date is printed on each voucher and extensions are not possible.

BCIT Entrance Scholarships:

    • Not accepting for 2022-23 school year quite yet - check back shortly. 

 More information about BCIT Entrance Awards and the application forms can be found at bcit.ca/finaid.

Construction Foundation Scholarships:

Many trades-based scholarships and bursaries are available through the Construction Foundation

Storwell Bursary:
Eligibility:
Applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program and agrees to having the above organization verify the same.
Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/ vocational College or post-secondary institution in Canada or USA as of Sept 2022.
Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident
Applicant must be 24 years of age or less at the time of application
Winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website.

This is the direct link to the online application, which outlines all eligibility requirements:
http://www.storwell.com/bursary-application 

VIU Presidents & Chancellors Entrance Awards:

The VIU prestigious full tuition Presidents Entrance Scholarship and VIU Chancellor's Entrance Scholarships are due April 29, 2022. Brooks students wishing to
apply for these will need to be nominated by the Brooks Administration. Students wishing to apply will need to let Mrs. Larkin or Mr. Brach know late March. 
All details are posted in the counselling suite. 

Presidents Criteria:
- Early April Brooks admin will identify the top academic students and determine if they are VIU bound. If they are planning to attend then the principal will complete the endorsement form. Student must have 90% of higher mark in all Grade 11 and 12 academic courses (4 rigorous academics in each grade). 

Chancellors Criteria:
- Available to top academic Gr 12 Aboriginal student from First Nations communities, Friendship Centres, or Metis Organizations on Vancouver Island (Incl PR).  Early April Brooks admin will identify the top Aboriginal students and determine if they are VIU bound. If they are planning to attend then the principal will complete the endorsement form. Student must have 90% of higher mark in all Grade 11 and 12 academic courses (4 rigorous academics in each grade). 

Tom Finnie Indigenous Trades Bursary:

Tom Finnie Indigenous Trades Bursary that will positively impact Indigenous students across BC.  A student can check out the Scholarships & Bursaries page of MDS' website.