Provincial Scholarships Program Information for Students

The program’s purpose is to recognize student achievement and encourage students to pursue post-secondary education.

Winners must meet the basic eligibility requirements and the specific requirements for each scholarship.

Review our Provincial Scholarships Program Policy for public schools and independent schools for more information.


Scholarship: Application Required: Application Process: Winners 
Selection by:
Vouchers mailed:
BC Achievement Scholarship
- $1250
No None Ministry October
District/Authority Scholarship
- $1250
Yes Student applies to District/Authority District/Authority and validated by Ministry October
BC Excellence Scholarship
- $5000
Yes School's selected grade 12 nominee applies directly to Ministry Ministry 
Committee
September
Pathway to Teacher Education 
Scholarship

- $5000
Yes Student applies to Ministry Ministry 
Committee
September

Using or Replacing a Scholarship

Most scholarship vouchers must be used within five years of high school graduation. Check the expiry date shown on your voucher.

Learn how to: