ISFELD FINANCIAL AID & LCOAL AWARDS BOOKLET FOR 2O17 IS IN ARCHIVES
Criteria includes outstanding character, leadership, service and academic acheivement. There are 2 ways to apply: a) as a direct pool candidate or b) as a school nominated candidate. Apply at http://www.loranscholar.ca by October 25, 2018. If you want to be considered for the school nomination, please give your name to your counsellor by Wednesday, September 20.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP
This is offered to students who have overcome personal adversity. Apply online at http://horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships Deadline is October 25, 2017.
POST SECONDARY FINANCIAL AID
Grants, bursaries and scholarships are wonderful resources to help you finance your post-secondary education because they provide money that does not need to be paid back.
Scholarships are usually awarded based on merit rather than financial need.
Grants and bursaries are usually awarded based on:
- financial need
- academic achievement
- athletic skill
- special abilities that may also be considered
Every post-secondary institution has a financial aid office providing access to their bursary and scholarship programs as well as government and private organization programs.
Loans are given to students proving financial need with repayment beginning after leaving post-secondary education. The criteria vary from year to year so it is important to revisit the website each year.
Website for full information regarding loans www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc
FINANCIAL AND WEBSITES
Some helpful websites are:
GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S BRONZE ACADEMIC METAL
Commencing in 1984, a Bronze Academic Medal, authorized by the Governor-General, will be awarded to the student with the highest academic standing from Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School’s graduating class.
DISTRICT AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
District Scholarships are awarded to graduating students who have excelled in fields other than academics. students must fill out an application form available in Student Services which is due by June 1st. Students who are awarded a district scholarship receive a $500 cheque and a $500 voucher that can be redeemed upon registration at a post-secondary institution.
SECONDARY SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIP SCHOLARSHIPS MAXIMUM $1,000
Students registered for the secondary school apprenticeship program may submit an application for this scholarship within one year of graduation. For complete eligibility requirement see www.bced.gov.bc.ca/careers/ssa/application