The Ministry of Education distributes 5500 District/Authority Scholarships across school districts and independent school authorities that recognize graduating B.C. students for excellence in their chosen area of interest or strength. Winners receive a $1,250 scholarship voucher to use towards their post-secondary tuition. FISA BC manages the adjudication process for independent schools through the hard work of three regional committees. In 2020-2021 685 DAS applications were received from students attending independent schools and 435 DAS awards were distributed.
2021-22 DAS Northern & Interior Region DAS App Northern_Interior 2021-22
We are continuing to have students apply for the President’s Entrance Scholarship online on our website and students can start to apply on their myOkanagan site as soon as they have received their ID number. Principals will still need to submit the appraisal, however, it can now be emailed by the school or the student to ac.cb.naganako@sdrawa.
Provide specific details pertaining to all attributes of a well-rounded nominee: demonstrated leadership, contribution to the school and community through sports, culture, voluntary service and/or other extra-curricular activities, and scholastic achievement. The members of the adjudication committee rely heavily upon the information provided to them by the Principal (or designate), and the quality and accuracy of this appraisal is very important to the nominee’s application.
Please note: Formerly there was a 2% nomination limit however, this has been eliminated.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Financial Aid & Awards must receive the student’s online application package, Interim Transcript as well as the Principal's written appraisal, no later than 4:00 pm on March 11, 2022.
At ScholarTree, we are committed to continually improving how students find scholarships and increasing the number of scholarships available to students studying in Canada.
A handful of the larger scholarships are available right at the start of the school year, so we encourage students to start applying right away.
Here are a couple of significant scholarships that are available now:
A Message from WIZE:
I’m emailing you from Wize, a BC learning platform hoping to help our local high school students through COVID-19.
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We have designed our scholarship to be as simple as possible to complete:
No essay(s) required
3 minute application process
No financial info collected / purchases necessary
Wishing you all the best
Peter Carwana | Student Success