Dogwood District Authority (DDAA) Awards

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 $1250 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.

2019 DDAA Application-Fraser Valley (includes Coquitlam  & Port Coquitlam, Interior BC, Northern BC) Application due May 1, 2019. No adjudication evening.

2019 DDAA Application Metro Vanc. (North & West Van, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Delta, Richmond) Application due April 12, 2019. Adjudication evening April 30, 2019.

2019 DDAA Application Vancouver Island (Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast) Application due March 12, 2019. Adjudication evening April 17, 2019.

*DL students should submit applications based on the region where they reside, not the region where the DL school is located.

Ministry of Education Scholarships

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

Additional Scholarship and Award Opportunities

From time to time, organizations request FISA BC’s assistance in publicizing scholarship and award opportunities. We do so for the benefit of graduating students. Inclusion in the list below does not equal endorsement by FISA BC.

BC CEC Yes I Can! Award

Each year the BC CEC acknowledges and honours the outstanding achievements of children and youth (between 2-21 years old) with exceptionalities across the province with the BC CEC Yes I Can! Awards program. Nominations due Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 

Coast Capital Youth Get it Education Award application available March 4, 2019

Beedie Luminaries 

Law Society of BC Secondary Student Essay Contest – due April 5, 2019