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John F. Hamilton Scholarship
$3,500.00
The John F. Hamilton Scholarship is an annual scholarship of $3,500 (increased from $2,500 in 2010) awarded to a student connected to the insurance industry, who is pursuing a post-secondary education. The scholarship was established by friends and members of Insurance Brokers Association of B.C. in 1999 and is funded in part from proceeds of IBABC's annual golf tournament. The scholarship celebrates the contributions of Jack Hamilton (1931–1998), who earned his Commerce degree from the University of B.C. in 1955 and contributed to the insurance profession immensely over a long and distinguished career. He was honoured as Insurance Person of...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2022
BC John M. Toomer Education Scholarship
$2,500.00
Children of insurance industry practitioners can give their post-secondary education a leg-up with one of several scholarships available. The John M. Toomer Education Scholarship is: A) Administered by IBABC. B) Awarded each spring. C) $5,000 for first or subsequent year of study in a post-secondary institution. D) Applicants must be employees or relatives of BC insurance industry practitioners. E) Applicants must show commitment to community service, extra-curricular activities, and mentoring or tutoring others. F) Added preference given to applicants intending to pursue a career in the education field upon completion of post-secondary studies. G) Preference given to applicants with a...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2022
Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship
$2,500.00
If you are a young British Columbian who has made a difference in your community, we want to hear from you! The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and exemplary contributions and commitment to enriching the lives of others in the community. WHO IS ELIGIBLE? The Trevor Linden Community Spirit Scholarship recognizes four student leaders in the province of British Columbia who are entering their first year of post secondary education, are in good academic standing and have made exceptional contributions in the following areas: School and community service, leadership Initiating community development...
Deadline
Apr 01, 2022
Surrey Partners36 Scholarships
$2,000.00
Surrey Schools is pleased to offer a number of scholarship and bursary opportunities to its graduates, called Partners36 Scholarships. They are made possible through the contributions of individuals, corporations and community service organizations. Students attending a district secondary school or learning centres are eligible. See the full eligibility requirements below. The application deadline is on or before April 15 of the current school year. Completed applications should be submitted to the scholarship contact at your school. For more information, contact your school and ask for the scholarship committee chair. Please note: Winners' names and their photos may be published in...
Deadline
Apr 15, 2022
Cattlemen's Martin Riedemann Society Scholarships
$2,000.00
The Cattlemen's Martin Riedemann Society is pleased to administer several bursaries, grants and scholarships on behalf of the ranching industry. These bursaries and grants are funded through monies raised at the Annual General Meeting silent and live auction fundraiser. Money raised at this event enables the cattle industry to foster post secondary education and give back to ranching communities, supporting: A) The BC Cattlemen's Association Bursaries; B) The Martin Riedemann Bursary was established in 1975 in honour of Martin Riedemann of Alkali Lake Ranch who passed away in a boating accident at the lake. At the time of his passing,...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2022
Okanagan Historical Society Student Award
$1,000.00
To encourage the research and writing of Okanagan history by secondary and post secondary students. Eligibility Students currently in Grades 9 to 12, or at any post secondary institution. Prize a) $1000.00 (one thousand dollars). b) Possible publication in Okanagan History, the annual publication of the Okanagan Historical Society. General Criteria The essay must: A) Depict history which occurred in the geographical area encompassed by the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen Valleys. B) Be suitable for publication in the "Okanagan History" book. C) Be submitted on a 3.5 in. disk or CD and typed double spaced on 8.5 x 11.0 in....
Deadline
Mar 01, 2022
A.H.B. "Spoon" Wotherspoon Memorial Scholarship
$1,000.00
Children of insurance industry practitioners can give their post-secondary education a leg-up with one of several scholarships available to them. The A.H.B. "Spoon" Wotherspoon Memorial Scholarship is: A) Administered by IBABC. B) Awarded each spring. C) $1,000 for first year of post-secondary education. D) Applicants must be employees or relatives of BC insurance industry practitioners. E) Applicants must show a commitment to community service. F) Preference given to applicants with a connection to an IBABC member.
Deadline
Mar 31, 2022
Abbotsford Community Foundation Scholarships
$1,000.00
The purpose of the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) Student Awards Program is to increase access to post-secondary education by granting scholarships, bursaries and other awards to students graduating from participating public and private secondary schools in the City of Abbotsford. ACF provides approximately 300 awards each year funded by the income from student award endowment funds and support from annual student award donors. The Student Awards program is open for applications each year for the first three weeks of February. Recipients are chosen in April and students receive notification at their respective convocation ceremonies in June. HOW RECIPIENTS ARE CHOSEN...
Deadline
Feb 19, 2022
Jane-Claire Inkster Memorial Scholarship
$500.00
One or more scholarships are awarded to students who intend to study programs other than business, commerce, or economics and who are entering the University of Victoria from British Columbia secondary schools, colleges, or universities. Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial need.
Deadline
Apr 30, 2022
BCCHS Scholarships
$500.00
ELIGIBILITY All entrants must be: A) A resident of British Columbia B) About to enter, or continue, a program of study at a post-secondary educational institution in Canada C) Not a winner of a BCCHS Scholarship on a previous occasion AWARDS Up to three awards may be made. Each award will be for $500. The award must be used only for tuition fees and must be used within 12 months of being granted. Payment will be made either: A) Directly to the awardee on provision of a receipt from the institution, or B) To the awardee's account at the institution...
Deadline
Dec 31, 2021
BC Hydro Power Pioneers Community Service Award
$500.00
The BC Hydro Power Pioneers annual Community Service Award recognizes students who dedicate a significant amount of their time and energy to volunteering in their local communities. The BC Hydro Power Pioneers are recognizing youth who have excelled in community service. There are up to twenty $500 awards available throughout British Columbia. We're looking for students who have made outstanding contributions in their local community for a considerable amount of time or have initiated, organized or contributed significantly to a one-time project. Priority will be given to students who volunteer in their local communities. We're looking for students who are:...
Deadline
Mar 31, 2022
India Canada Cultural Association of Victoria Scholarship
$250.00
A scholarship is awarded to a student entering the University of Victoria directly from a British Columbia secondary school or college. Preference is given to an Indo-Canadian student.
Deadline
Apr 30, 2022
How to Become an Accountant or Auditor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$59,430.00
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.2%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Producer or Director
EXPECTED WAGE:
$64,430.00
Directors and producers are responsible for ensuring a project stays on budget and on schedule. The majorities have a bachelor's degree and have finished numerous years of work experience in...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.2%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Actuary
EXPECTED WAGE:
$84,810.00
In order to become certified professionals, Actuaries require a bachelor's degree and have to pass numerous exams. Bachelor's degrees are typically taken in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or some form...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Advertising, Promotions, or Marketing Manager
EXPECTED WAGE:
$105,960.00
Typically, these managers bring previous work experience to the table including: sales, advertising, promotions or marketing. For most of these promotions, advertising and related marketed management positions, a bachelor's degree...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become and Aerospace Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$101,000.00
Aerospace engineers use the principles of calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced topics in mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work. Aerospace engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.5%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Agricultural Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$76,000.00
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Airline or Commercial Pilot
EXPECTED WAGE:
$111,680.00
The majority of airline pilots start their career flying commercially. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Most pilots need a bachelor's degree. The FAA or Federal Aviation Administration...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Anthropologist or Archaeologist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$57,000.00
Commonly, archaeologists and anthropologists live in the community they are studying. A PhD or a master's degree is required in archaeology or anthropology; however, bachelor degree holders may obtain employment...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.7%
Education: Master's degree
How to Become an Architect
EXPECTED WAGE:
$70,320.00
Typically, there are 3 specific steps in order to become a licensed architect including: finishing a professional degree in architecture, working under a paid internship to gain relevant experience and...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.5%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Curator
EXPECTED WAGE:
$45,020.00
It is common for curators to specialize in one particular time period. The majority of curator, archivist or conservator positions require a minimum of a master's degree that is related...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.2%
Education: Master's degree
How to Become an Art Director
EXPECTED WAGE:
$78,000.00
Numerous art directors initiate their career as photographers, graphic designers and fine artists. They may have previous work experience as editors or experience in design occupation prior to becoming art...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Atmospheric Scientist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$81,290.00
Atmospheric scientists are responsible for issuing severe weather warnings. They typically have a bachelor's degree in meteorology or a similarly related field in earth sciences. Those interested in research positions...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Audiologist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$62,030.00
Audiologists work with patients on a regular basis to check their hearing and balance. They may continue with the current treatment plan or make appropriate changes. Audiologists require a doctoral...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 0.4%
Education: First professional degree
How to Become an Editor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$53,070.00
Typically, a college degree is required for a person to be an editor. A bachelor's degree in English, journalism or communications is common. An editor must additionally be computer literate.
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Biochemist or Biophysicist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$88,000.00
In order to work in development and research positions, biophysicists and biochemists are required to hold a Ph.D. The majority of Ph.D. holders initiate their careers in temporary postdoctoral research...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3%
Education: Doctoral degree
How to Become a Biomedical Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$85,000.00
Biomedical engineers commonly work in quality assurance or in research and development modes. Typically, these engineers require a bachelor's degree from an accredited program in biomedical engineering in order to...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.8%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chemical Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$91,000.00
A bachelor's degree in chemical engineering is required for one to become a chemical engineer. Ideally, education is supplemented with practical experience. Numerous facilities offer cooperative engineering programs where students...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.8%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chemist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$80,230.00
The majority of materials scientists and chemists work in laboratory settings. These careers require a minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related subject. Those wishing to pursue...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chiropractor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$66,490.00
Those who wish to become a chiropractor need to earn their D.C. degree or Doctor of Chiropractic designation. Licensing needs to be obtained prior to working on people. Most chiropractors...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 0.3%
Education: First professional degree
How to Become a Civil Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$79,000.00
In order to become a civil engineer, a bachelor's degree is required in civil engineering or one of its related specialties. For senior positions, a graduate degree and licensure is...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1%
Education: Bachelor's degree