Ministry of Education Scholarships
For information regarding other Ministry of Education scholarships visit the Provincial Scholarship Program Information website.
District/Authority (DAS) Scholarships
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. In 2018-2019, 671 DAS applications were received from students attending independent schools and 430 DAS awards were distributed.
2019-20 DAS Application Fraser Valley (includes Coquitlam & Port Coquitlam, Interior BC, Northern BC) Application due May 1, 2020. No adjudication evening.
2019-20 DAS Metro Vancouver North & West Van, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Delta, Richmond) Application due March 13, 2020. Adjudication evening April 28, 2020.
2019-20 DAS Application Vancouver Island (Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast) Online application due February 27, 2020. Documentation package due April 1, 2020. Adjudication evening April 21, 2020.
*DL students should submit applications based on the region where they reside, not the region where the DL school is located.
Coast Capital Youth Education Award (for schools in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Central Okanagan, and Vancouver Island)
Coast Capital Savings has confirmed that the Youth Education Awards will be dispersed as usual. FISA is extending the application deadline to 4:00 p.m. April 17th, 2020.
FISA manages the distribution of the Standing Tall: Coast Capital Youth Education Awards for students attending independent schools. Three awards of $3,500 will be distributed in 2020. DL students should submit applications based on the region where they reside, not the region where the DL school is located.
Applications are due 4:00 p.m. April 17, 2020 to the FISA office.
Applications may be:
Emailed to email@example.com
Faxed to 604-684-3163
Mailed to FISA 4885 St. John Paul II Way, Vancouver, BC V5Z 0G3