Provincial Scholarships Program

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

Please note, to qualify for any of the scholarships below you 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: Scholarship Vouchers mailed:
BC Excellence Scholarship Yes Each secondary school nominates one student to apply Ministry 
Committee
September
Pathway to Teacher Education 
Scholarship
Yes Student applies to Ministry Ministry 
Committee
September
District/Authority Scholarship Yes Student applies to District/Authority District/Authority and validated by Ministry November
BC Achievement Scholarship No None  Ministry November
Graduation Program Examinations Scholarship No None  Ministry November

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:

Post-Secondary Expenses

Useful Contacts

For more information, please contact the Student Certification Branch.

Telephone: (250) 356-2443
Alternate
Telephone:
(250) 356-2449
Fax: (250) 356-0271
Street
Address:
Provincial Scholarships Program, 3rd Floor - 620 Superior Street, Victoria BC V8V 1V2
Mailing
Address:
PO Box 9886 STN PROV GOVT Victoria BC V8W 9T6
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