Basic Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Provincial Scholarships Program, you:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (landed immigrant) at the time of registration in the school year for which the scholarship is awarded
  • Must be a B.C. resident. 
  • In the school year for which the scholarship is awarded, you must be or have been:  
    • Enrolled in a British Columbia public school (including Distributed Learning schools), or
    • Enrolled in a Group 1, 2, or 4 British Columbia Independent School, or
    • Enrolled in a Continuing Education Centre, or
    • Registered with a public, independent, or distributed learning school in B.C. as a homeschooled child

 In addition, recipients must meet the selection criteria for each scholarship. Detailed information on eligibility criteria and application process for each scholarship is available in the 2016-2017 Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program (PDF).

Students may qualify for scholarships only for the school year in which they graduate.