Ministry of Education Scholarships

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

District/Authority Scholarship (DAS) Adjudicated by FISA – Application cycle closed for 2022/23

The Ministry of Education and Child Care 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 manages the adjudication process for independent schools through the hard work of four regional committees. 427 DAS awards, in the amount of $1,250 each, are available this year to grade 12 students graduating from Group 1, 2 and 4 independent schools. Students graduating from Independent Online Schools should apply in the region where the school is located.


Community Scholarship Opportunities 

The following scholarships and awards may be of interest to independent school graduates. Inclusion in this list does not imply FISA endorsement. 

Coast Capital Education Awards – (Note: FISA is no longer involved in adjudicating the Coast Capital awards)

WellBefore -$3,000 Scholarship, application due Jan. 4, 2024 –

Garage Insiders – $1000 Scholarship, application due Dec. 20, 2023 –

Instant Record Check – $500 Scholarship, application due Dec. 31, 2023 –