Financial Awards Group 1

 

This video will be updated for 2022 in the fall, but the process will remain essentially the same.

Please watch the following video on how to prepare and submit your 2021 Financial Awards applications!

https://youtu.be/y5MQHXgBcho

 

Financial Awards – Group 1 - Due February 10, 2022 at noon

The link to submit the application will be provided one week before the due date.

Winners are selected by a committee of teachers, counsellors and administrators at the school level and announced at the Awards Ceremony in June.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE ADDED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR IF DONORS COME FORWARD. IF YOU START EARLY, ALWAYS REPRINT THE CHECKLIST ONE LAST TIME BEFORE SUBMITTING TO MAKE SURE YOU DON’T MISS ANY LAST MINUTE ADDITIONS!

 

  1. Download the application, checklist award descriptions:
     
      • In Teams, open the Grade 12 - Grad 2021 Information Team.
         
        • Click 'Files' at the top of the page.
        • Open the Financial Awards Folder.
           
      • Open the SD33 Application.
         
        • Save a copy to your computer, naming it  your lastname_firstname
           
      • Open the SD33 Group 1 Checklist.
         
        • Save the checklist, naming it your lastname_firstname_checklist1.
           
      • Open the Group 1 Award Descriptions.
         
        • Save a copy for your reference.
           
  2. Read through the Group 1 Award Descriptions and decide which awards you are eligible to apply for based on the requirements.
     
  3. Open your saved copy of your Group 1 Checklist with Adobe (not Chrome). If you do not have Adobe Reader at home, it is available on all school computers. Enter your information and check off the boxes beside the awards you will be applying for.
     
      • Fill in the blank beside the award name with any affiliation required in the scholarship description
        (ie. Relative works for Hub; Dad is member of CTA, etc).
        You do not need to note volunteer work on the affiliation line.

         
      • Save your completed checklist.
         
  4. Complete the SD33 Application. 
      • A Sample Career Statement, Activities Resume, and Special Circumstances paragraph are available here and in ‘Samples’ in the Financial Awards folder.
      • If you are applying for a scholarship that requires an essay, scroll to the end of the application and type or copy and paste your essay to this page. Please include the name of the scholarship the essay is for and your name and student number at the top of your essay page.
         
      • Be sure to note any affiliation/membership related to particular scholarships in the area provided on page 1.  (ie. My mother Joan Smith is a member of the CTA)
         
      • As you type, pages may appear as necessary to provide extra space. Do not be concerned if there is a blank page, as page breaks have been added to keep everything organized. Be sure to scroll down and complete all of the pages.
         
      • DO NOT attach a transcript, report card, reference letters, certificates, or photos to your Group 1 application package.
         
      • If you need assistance with your application, contact Ms. Christensen BEFORE the due date.
         
  5. To submit your application:
     
      • Open the Grade 12 - Grad 2021 Information Team
         
      • Click the ‘Group 1 Applications’ link that will be posted in the comments section one week before the due date. You will be required to sign in to Office 365.
         
      • Follow the instructions at the top of the page to upload one copy of your checklist and one copy of your SD33 application package separately in the fields provided.
         
      • The link will close at noon on February 10th, 2022. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered under any circumstances. If you need assistance with your application, contact Ms. Christensen BEFORE the due date.
      • Once you click the link you will see the following:

 

Still have questions?

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If you don't find an answer, email lori_christensen@sd33.bc.ca