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BCGEU Scholarship Awards


1. Members of the BCGEU in good standing are eligible to apply.

2. Relatives of BCGEU members or staff in good standing or relatives of deceased or
retired members are eligible to apply. Definition of a relative: a spouse of same or
opposite sex, parent, child, including a step-child or foster child, brother, sister,
grandchild, niece or nephew.

3. Applicants must be registering in either full-time or part-time post-secondary
programs at a recognized educational institution in 2008.

4. For students with special needs who have an IEP (Individual Education Plan) you have the choice of submitting your essay as per the criteria or alternatively, you can submit in DVD format, video (i.e. acting/skit) or audio (reading). It must be at least 15 minutes in length.

5. Previous BCGEU scholarship winners are not eligible.

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The Edwin J. Wiley Scholarship

A gift from Mrs. Louise Wiley, Oakville, Ont. in memory of her late husband, Edwin J. Wiley, former principal of Sudbury High School and Registrar at the University. Value:...



Montreal Women's Association of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Bursaries

Two bursaries for students in Geological Sciences. Awarded on the recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Preference will be given to women students....


Established in 2006 by John McLernon, B.A. 1962. Awarded by the McGill Athletics Board Awards Committee to promote and facilitate the athletic achievements of student athletes...

The Crispin Calvo Scholarships (S)

Two scholarships to be awarded, one to a student with the highest combined average in CHEM 2PA3 and 2PB3, the other to a student with the highest combined average in MATLS 2B03...

The Morris And Sarah Rosenhead Memorial Prize (O)

To be awarded to the student who attains the highest standing in ENGLISH 1A03 and 1AA3

Dan F. Wilson Memorial Bursary in Religious Studies

Bursaries totalling $250 have been endowed in memory of Dan F. Wilson through a bequest by his brother, Reginald W. Wilson, for students in Religious Studies.

Bonnie Colleen Thurston Memorial Bursary

Bursaries totalling $1,000 are offered to undergraduate students studying Philosophy.

Morton and Irene Dodek Prize in Family Practice

A $300 prize has been endowed by the family of Dr. Morton and Mrs. Irene Dodek for an outstanding graduating student in the M.D. Program who shows promise for a successful...

Mrs. Marjorie Elliott Memorial Bursary

This fund established by her family in memory of the late Mrs. Elliott provides a bursary of $200 for a medical student needing financial assistance.

D. Keith MacDonald Scholarship in Family Medicine

The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Medicine to an M.D. student who has demonstrated leadership skills and an interest in and aptitude for family medicine.

Alice V. Borden Memorial Prize

The prize is awarded on the recommendation of the Faculty of Education to an outstanding student graduating with the Bachelor of Education (Elementary), whose chief interest is...

Mollie Cottingham Scholarship

The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty to a student who has successfully completed first year in elementary or secondary education (i.e. the initial 8 or 9 month...

Mike Wells Award in Dentistry

A $500 award is offered by the British Columbia Dental Association to a well-rounded student member of the Association who is entering the second year of the D.M.D. program,...

Lorne Manning Hill Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship of $1,500 is awarded to an undergraduate student proceeding to the degree of B.A.Sc. Selection is based on (1) proficiency in studies, (2) enthusiasm, initiative...

Wil Evon McCreery Memorial Prize

The prize is awarded to graduate students in Nursing doing research on the social and emotional health of children and youth, with preference given to those studying vulnerable...

Wheat Board Surplus Monies Trust

Awarded to individuals that exhibit community involvement and outstanding achievement in 4-H. Recipients must use the scholarship in the year in which it is awarded. Given on a...

Aldyen Hamber Women's Studies Fellowship

Eligibility Available to a full-time student enrolled in the first or second year of the Gender Studies program, or to a visiting professor providing lectures in the Women's...

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)

Criteria: -Graduating from a technology program in engineering, geology or geophysics at SAIT and immediately entering an engineering, geology or geophysics program at an...

Frances Gibbins Travel Awards for International Student Exchange

Conditions: To be awarded annually to a School of Business student in any year of the undergraduate program on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and qualification to...