Scholarships and Post-Secondary Information


Grad Planner:

Dogwood Planner:
Provincial Exam Bulletin:

Post-Secondary Planning:

Financial Aid:


Scholarship Websites: 

Student Awards Canada (YCONIC):
Scholarships Canada:
Campus Access:
Fast Web:
Student Scholarships:
U.S.A. Scholarships and Schools:
Indigenous Scholarships:

Vancouver Island University:

Grade 11/12 students:

Are you considering VIU? Would you like to learn more? Stay tuned to newsletters and check the counselling department for dates of when VIU will be visiting the school or connect with VIU directly.

Living Library – VIU be participating in the Education and Career Fair on November 23rd at Beban Park Social Centre. Come connect with alumni and current students and learn more about their university experience at VIU.

Vancouver Island University Connections

Various activities and program information sessions happening over the next few months. Bookmark the VIU Events page to make sure you don't miss out.

How to connect with VIU:

a. General inquiries connect with the Office of Enrolment Management at 250.753.3245, Local 2088 or

Visit campus to get a current student prospective on why VIU is for you. For registration and options:

b. Students ready to plan for September 2018 connect with Advising at 250-740-6410 or  The Educational Advisor assigned to Ballenas Secondary is Shawn O'Toole

c. Application status and documentation questions connect with the Registration Centre at 250.740.6400 or

University of Victoria: 

UBC sites:

  • View book:
  • Admission requirements, financial support, events, how to apply:
  • UBC Admissions Blog:
  • Online Information Sessions:
  • Destination UBC:

Simon Fraser University:

  • Important Dates
  • Sites:
    • Apply on-line: (click on "Apply Now")
    • Additional information / application requirements for scholarships:


  • Important Dates
  • Online sites:
    • BCIT Entrance Award package:

Capilano University:

  • Important Dates:
  • Scholarships: 

University of the Fraser Valley


​UFV Annual High School Liaison Day: TBA

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Sites:  ( (

Quest University Canada

Trinity Western University

  1. Important Dates:
  2. Sites: (

University of Northern British Columbia:

  • Calendar:, Events:, videos:, Financial Aid:
  • Important Dates:

Vancouver Community College:

  • Important Dates:

Ontario Universities:  The website of the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) is an important resource.  There are links to the online application and frequently asked questions, as well as other useful tools for planning your post-secondary education.

Carleton University

  1. Online sites:
  2. Admission Information:
  3. Visits:
  4. Ask Carleton:

Queen's University

University of Alberta:

  1. Online Sites:,


Les Dames Scholarship - Deadline January 31st, 2018:  Les Dames Scholarship 2018.pdf

Culinary, beverage and hospitality SCHOLARSHIPS for women!

The BC Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier annually grants scholarships to women in our industry. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, ability, commitment and passion, and may range in value between $300 and $2000 

Applications are accepted October 1st through January 31st each year and are awarded in March. Applicants must be B.C. residents. Full information can be found here:

BC Dairy Association Scholarship - Deadline May 7th, 2018 BC Dairy Scholarship.pdf

BC School Sports Scholarships (Dave Gifford and Zone Scholarships): 

Deadline - May 7th, 2018 BCSS Scholarships.pdf

                       BCSS Scholarship Application, PART 2.pdf

Bert & Greta Quartermaine Badminton Scholarship - Deadline May 7th, 2018:

​BC Excellence Scolarship - TBA

​Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship - TBA

​​Stacey Levitt Memorial Award - TBA

RE/MAX Quest for Excellence Bursary - TBA

​Pieter de Reuver Foundation Success in Learning Award - TBA

Coastal Community Credit Union Scholarship - TBA

Coast Capital Savings "Youth Get It" Awards - TBA

UFCW & OFG Joint Diversity Scholarship - TBA

CEBC Scholarship - TBA