Ministry of Education Scholarships

For information regarding other Ministry of Education scholarships visit the Provincial Scholarship Program Information website. 

District/Authority Scholarship (DAS)

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.

The 2021-22 DAS Information Sessions for the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley, North & Interior regions were recorded and are available for viewing here.

2021-22 DAS Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Region- DAS APPLICATION FORM & Requirements 

2021-22 DAS Fraser Valley Region- DAS APPLICATION FORM & Requirements (covers the region between Coquitlam to Hope)

2021-22 DAS Metro Vancouver Region- DAS APPLICATION FORM  

Evidence & Presentation Requirements  for Metro Vanc. (North & West Van, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Delta, Richmond)

2021-22 DAS Northern & Interior Region-DAS APPLICATION FORM

Coast Capital Youth Education Award 

FISA manages the distribution of the Coast Capital Youth Education Award for grade 12 students graduating from independent schools in select regions throughout the province. The application process for 2021/2022 is now closed.