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Many graduates at Prince George Secondary School excel in Academics, Leadership & Community Service. 

We aim to provide as much assistance possible to ensure that these future leaders get access to scholarships, bursaries, grants & awards. These opportunities help and assist our polar students with their future pursuits.


Mrs. LaMarre in the counselling office can provide assistance with access to scholarships, bursaries, grants & awards.  She helps many students with applications these kinds of opportunities.

Mrs. LaMarre      250-562-6441 ext: 111               [email protected]


SD57 Award Application Info

SD57 District Awards Application.

The School District 57 Awards program will open for grads to apply starting on January 11, 2023. The application deadline is February 15, 2023. 
Please read over the attached instructions to prepare your application and determine which awards you want to apply for. Some scholarships and bursaries require specific documentation. 
You will need your PEN# and at least two reference letters as well as information about your interests, accomplishments, work and/or volunteer experience and post-secondary plans. 
If you are applying for bursaries you will need to complete a Declaration of Income form.
We will be hosting a session at PGSS during T-block to assist students with their applications. Please watch for the date TBA.


Application deadline: February 15, 2023
Applications must be submitted between: January 11, 2023 to February 15, 2023.
Files below:
SD57 2023 Awards Info Booklet
**(Read this document carefully and follow instructions carefully!)
SD57 2023 Student Directions for Applying for SD57 Awards 
**(Use this document to plan out answers ahead of time!)
You can also access this info from our:

In preparation for applying for School District Awards, you will need to have a minimum of two reference letters. Some awards also require specific letters of support, or documentation of membership/participation. 

Below is a Request for a Letter of Reference form for you. This is a helpful resource for the people who are writing reference letters for you. Please complete it and provide it to your reference when you ask if they are willing to provide a reference letter for you. The information in this form will assist references with writing a comprehensive letter.

Please contact Mrs. Mary LaMarre if you have any questions.

[email protected] 

**Save your info from your applications for the PGSS awards applications which will be submitted to Mrs. LaMarre on:  TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Don't forget to check out the following sites to find scholarships, bursaries and awards:


PGSS Awards

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Hello grade 12s!
I have attached the application booklet for PGSS based awards. Application forms are due May 1st at 9:00 in counselling. 
Recipients of these awards and recipients of School District #57 awards will be announced at the PGSS Valedictory ceremony on June 2 at CN Centre.
If you have already been notified that you are the recipient of a scholarship, bursary or award from somewhere other than our school district please let me know! We will announce your accomplishment at the valedictory ceremony as you cross the stage. Please include the following:
Name of grad
Name of award/scholarship/bursary
Here are some examples:
Gaylene Clark
Raven Award
Alexis Gunderson
James W. McLamore WHOPPER  Scholarship
Burger King
Mary LaMarre
Turtle Spirt Pathway Award
University of Alberta 

Indigenous Grads

Check out the brochure below with information about scholarships for Indigenous Students as well as links to post-secondary Institutions.  Please share with Grade 12 Indigenous learners.
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Here are two more pieces of information: 
1. A link to a portal for post-secondary information for all Indigenous youth.
2. A survey for all Indigenous students graduating 2021.
A scholarship that is exclusive to Aboriginal students from BC who are interested in studying Carpentry at the post-secondary level.

Ken Michel Memorial Scholarship for Carpentry | ScholarTree

In loving memory of a man whose skill in the carpentry trade and the love of his people helped build the foundations of honour, pride, and strength in his community. This scholarship acknowledges both strong work ethic and the desire to work towards the betterment of the community as a whole.


Good morning,

The Financial Aid & Awards team at CNC is putting together the Student Community Leadership Annual Scholarship for graduating students in School Districts 57, 91, and 28. One eligible student from each School District will be selected as a recipient of the award upon their attendance at CNC in the following Fall semester. The deadline for students to apply is April 14, 2023.

We would love for your school to participate and open this opportunity to your students. I have attached the award application package and a promotional poster, in the hopes that you are willing to communicate the award to your students. Applications will be received by the Financial Aid & Awards office here at CNC's Prince George campus for review..

Thank you,

College of New Caledonia Ella Thomason 

Financial Aid Team Lead
Student Services

3330 - 22nd Avenue, Prince George, BC Canada V2N 1P8
250 562 2131 ext 5991
250 561 5879
800 371 8111

Schulich Leader Scholarship Info

Grads! Are you planning to pursue a degree in STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology or Math) at UBC, UVIC, SFU, U of A, U o C, or one of the other Schulich partners?
Are you a leader? Creative? Entrepreneurial? 
PGSS can nominate one Schulich leader to be considered for a Schulich Leader Scholarship. If you are interested in being nominated as the 2023 PGSS Schulich Leader please review the following criteria and then send an email to [email protected] by January 20, 2023 that explains how you meet each of the criteria below. I will share your submission with the admin. team and the successful candidate will be notified by January 26, 2023.  The successful nominee will then complete their application for the Schulich Scholarship. More information about the Schulich Leader Scholarships can be found here:

University of Northern BC

The link to apply to UNBC is:

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RE: BC Creative Scholarship – Trebas Institute

To whom it may concern at SD 57:

I’m writing on behalf of Global University Systems Canada. We own and operate several private post-secondary institutions across Canada, including Trebas Institute (with campuses in Toronto & Montreal). This year, we are offering $3,000 scholarships specifically to students from British Columbia who may be interested in the Audio Engineering & Production / DJ Arts or the Film & TV Production and Post-Production programs in Toronto. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently residing in BC who will be at least 18 years of age and have graduated from high school on or before June 30, 2023.

I am attaching a digital poster and application form with further information – please feel free to share as you see fit.

If you require further information, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Thank you,



  Graham KnipfelExecutive Director, Training, Industry & Indigenous InitiativesGLOBAL UNIVERSITY SYSTEMS CANADA1461 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6Z 2V3Phone: +1 250 581 0031Email: [email protected] 
Beedie Luminaries
Beedie Luminaries

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Students can sort their scholarship list ( by the deadline by using the sort by option at the top of the page.

Have a great day,

Brit Garon
Co-Founder, CEO
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ScholarTree Inc.
305 - 277 Gatwick Drive, Oakville, Ontario

Loran Scholarships



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BCSSA Grade 12 Scholarships

The British Columbia School Superintendents Association will award six regional scholarships to students planning to pursue post-secondary studies.

Students wishing to be considered for a scholarship must be currently enrolled in their final year of studies at a public secondary school in British Columbia and expected to graduate in June 2023. One recipient will be chosen from each of the six BCSSA provincial chapters (Fraser Valley, Kootenay-Boundary, Metro, Vancouver Island, Northern, Thompson-Okanagan). Each recipient will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

In selecting the recipients for this year’s awards, the scholarship committees will consider demonstrated distinctive leadership that has made significant impacts to the social, ethical and collaborative fabric and practice of school(s) and community. Letters of reference will be required affirming the applicant’s accomplishments and efforts to improve the quality of life and foster diversity, equity and inclusion. The applicant must submit a short description (450 words maximum) of how their leadership has made a difference in the life or lives of others in their school and/or community. Leadership examples may include, but are not limited to, the following domains: arts, trades, physicality, scholastics, social justice, equity, well-being, diversity, advocacy, and cultural responsiveness.

The recipients will be announced in late spring 2023.

Only complete applications will be accepted for the scholarship selection process. Please follow these recommendations. More information on the application form at

Student Scholarship .org

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Regards,Ryan GlendinningScholarship Program Admin.https://studentscholarships.orgThis e-mail is intended for the above named recipient(s). Feel free to forward this email to any student, parent, or other interested individuals, if you believe the information will benefit them.1873 Spall Road, Suite 45Kelowna BC V4T1V6CANADAUnsubscribe   |   Change Subscriber Options
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Regards, Ryan Glendinning Scholarship Program Admin.

This e-mail is intended for the above named recipient(s). Feel free to forward this email to any student, parent, or other interested individuals, if you believe the information will benefit them.

Storwell Bursaries

Storwell offers an annual bursary 
Check out our external bursary program!
Have a pleasant day!Storwell

Electronic Recycling Association

My name is Donna, from the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA).  We are a non-profit organization that focuses on reducing the negative impact e-waste has on the environment through the refurbishment and reuse of IT-related devices.
The reason I am contacting you today is because we are offering a $1 Million and a $100K Dollars ERA Scholarship that runs from January 1st, 2022 to September 1st, 2022. 
For more information about the competition please click on the link below. you have any questions about the ERA 2022 Scholarship Competition, please feel free to contact me by replying here or by phone number in my signature.Thank you for your time!
Donna Gojan

Account Representative

Electronic Recycling Association |

ISO 14001, 45001 & 9001 Certified 

Toll-Free 877-9-EWASTE (392783)  ext. 1033 
Link to sign up for Scholarships Canada
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Financial Help for Post Secondary

Hello PGSS grads and families. 
Below are a few links to scholarship and bursary sites. These databases will provide you with information about awards, scholarships and bursaries. You can gather information, apply, find deadlines, criteria, etc. You can also create an individual account on the first 3 so that you receive information specific to your post-secondary plans.  The 4th option-EducationPlannerBC includes information about post-secondary programs, scholarship/bursary information and links to apply to post-secondary programs in BC. It is a really helpful resource!