APRIL 2022 CAREER CENTRE NEWSLETTER

Career Centre Website for MacNeill and Palmer: On homepage, see CALENDAR for events, scholarships and opportunities, see tab NEW INFO for latest posts, and  tab NEWSLETTERS to catch up on monthly news.

https://portal.sd38.bc.ca/public/y4q4m6k/Pages/default.aspx

 

Facebook Page Ms. Mayer Career Centre: (For newsfeed on the latest career centre info)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ms-Mayer-Career-Centre/333673583360594

 

Grade 11 and 12 Students!
APR 13/22
  - APPRENTICESHIP "YOUTH TRAIN in TRADES" PROGRAMS.  Youth Train in Trades Applications Second Deadline.  See the Careers Programs Website for more information:  http://careerprograms.sd38.bc.ca or visit your Counsellor or Career Advisor 

 

GRADE 11's

 If you are considering studying in the USA for your post-secondary education, now is the time to register for and to write your SAT or ACT exams, so that you are ready with your exam results, to apply for American schools in the early Fall. https://www.collegeboard.org/

 

*Grade 11 students should be doing their research for post-secondary applications when they open this fall.

 

Applying to Universities/Colleges: Now is a great time to do your research!

Colleges begin accepting applications for on a specific date and cut off applicants once a program is full so the earlier students apply, (as soon as it opens and not before), the better.

Universities begin accepting applications in Sept/Oct and consider each application based on a specific set of course/grade criteria not necessarily how early students have applied and stop accepting applications on a specific date.

 

GRADE 12's

Online Application for Admission To BC Colleges and Universities:

Students should use EducationPlannerBC: https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca to apply.

This service allows students to apply for admission to most public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. Complete the EducationPlannerBC Common Form once, then students can apply to several institutions.

 

Application for Admission to Alberta Universities: https://applyalberta.ca/

Application for Admission to Ontario Universities: https://www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-105/

All other Post-Secondary Institutions: Check their websites for instructions.

 

StudentsTranscripts Service (STS).  Students will need to register with STS in order to for the post-secondary schools where they are applying to  access their marks for offers and acceptance. Students need their PEN number to register. To access the service, visit the Ministry of Education’s Order Transcripts and Certificates website:   www.StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca and follow the instructions found there.

*Note: Some Post-secondary institutions may require your grade information earlier than available through this process.   Students need to be familiar with each institution’s requirements regarding grade submission.  If required official hardcopy or electronic  transcripts are available from the main office at a cost of $5.

 

Document Deadlines

Many universities & colleges require additional information such as transcripts or supplemental applications or profiles and may have a deadline separate from the application deadline.  Check each institution's website for details. 

Offers of Admission: Grade 12 students who have applied to a university/college for entry in September are reminded to regularly check the institution's secured student service (student account) website/portal for new messages. Many sites require students to use the Identification Number that was noted on their confirmation letter along with a password.  These sites contain important details regarding:  transcript submission, self-reporting, admission offers, course pre-requisites, registration, deadline dates, contact information, grades, etc.

 

Post- Secondary Offers beginning now.  Carefully read offers and deadlines for acceptance. 

 

*University Application Deadlines
Most deadlines have passed – check each school for possible extensions in some programs.

 

UP-COMING EVENTS

 LANGARA Online Course Planning Workshop Information Sessions for Grade 12 Students Attending in Fall 2021
All grade 12 students who have applied to Langara should attend at least one of the upcoming sessions listed below!
APR 1, 5, 7/22

For times and zoom links, visit: https://langara.ca/student-services/counselling/workshops-info-sessions/course-planning-sessions.html

General Information Sessions For New and Prospective Arts & Science Students -Course Planning and University Transfer
 

As well, Langara will be offering info sessions for many other programs.

See the link below for Program Information and to join.
https://langara.ca/news-and-events/information-sessions/index.html

 

APR 5 and 22 /22 – Discover UVIC Online Events Register:  https://my.uvic.ca/RecruitNewWFE/Events/EventDetails?eventId=fad2df48-ee7a-ec11-9105-00505695aa57
 

APR. 5, 19, 27, MAY 3, June 1/22 - U of A Course Registration 101 Workshops, See: https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/undergraduate/admission/register-in-courses/index.html?

 

APR 21/22 (2-6pm PST) - EducationUSA Virtual Fair https://www.educationusacanada.ca/april-21-virtual-fair/

 

APR 22/22 and May 25/22 UBC- Sauder Online Info Sessions. See: https://www.sauder.ubc.ca/programs/bachelors-degrees/bachelor-commerce

 

APR 20/22 and MAY 4/22 – SD 38 Apprenticeship Q & A for Students Send email to:  careerprograms@sd38.bc.ca to indicate interest, and they will send you a zoom link.

 

Students  - are you interested in entering a free monthly draw for gift cards or prizes? Check out the Career Programs slat board in your counselling centre. Scan the QR-code and correctly answer the questions, and your name will go into a draw to win one of the prizes for the month. The draws will take place after the last day of each month between now and the end of April.  Check out the Career Programs slat board today to take part!"

 

KPU links for students attending KPU in the Fall

 https://www.kpu.ca/advising/new-students

https://www.kpu.ca/advising

Here is the link “Register for Courses”: https://www.kpu.ca/advising/new-students/register-for-courses

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

In-School Scholarships– Apply on School Website for all you may be eligible for with one application on the school website within the following dates. (Palmer: Apr 7-21/22) (MacNeill: Apr 4-22/22)

 

APR 14/22 (4:00 pm) – KPU Entrance Scholarship and Awards Deadline

Only one online application is required to be completed in order to be considered for any of the Fall awards.Visit: https://www.kpu.ca/awards/entrance-scholarship

 

APR 30/22 BC Hockey Scholarships Applications Deadline

Awarded annually to registered members to give recognition to those who develop their academic career aspirations while at the same time nourishing their interest in hockey. Monetary awards vary from $500 to $2,000. Must be a current registered member or a former BC Hockey member playing in the Western Hockey League.

Visit:  https://bchockey.net/applicationforms/scholarshipapplication.aspx

 

APR 30/22 Hamilton Community Associate Scholarship Deadline

An award of $1,000 will be presented at the graduation ceremony, or ceremonies of the successful applicant(s), with proof of acceptance into a post-secondary program.

How to Apply:

  1. Complete the application form
  2. Complete a 500 word’ essay on “what does Hamilton mean to you”
  3. Two letters of references (character or work reference)

E-mail the following supporting documentation to bwalker@richmond.ca before the application deadline

For the application form please see your career advisor or contact:  Brendan Walker, 604-238-8052 or email:  bwalker@richmond.ca

 

APR 30/22 EFMABC Bursary Application Deadline

The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia is pleased to offer five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2022/2023 school year. The association is comprised of administrative and management personnel of school districts who are responsible for construction, maintenance and custodial services, etc. For more details go to: https://efmabc.com/bursaries/ Here is the ​2022-APPLICATION-FORM-EFMA-bursary.pdf

 

MAY 2/22 deadline BC School Sports Scholarships

https://www.bcschoolsports.ca/member-services/scholarships

BC Sports Scholarship Booklet 21-22 Final_1.pdf

 

MAY 6/22 Clean Energy BC Secondary School Student Scholarship deadline

Thanks to the generous funding of Ecofish Research Ltd.The Clean Energy Association of British Columbia (CEBC) is pleased to offer a scholarship of $2,000 to a BC secondary school student who is interested in pursuing a future in clean energy at a post-secondary institution. For more information on how students can apply, please follow this link.

 

MAY 6/22 - IODE British Columbia 2022 Arts Award Deadline - value $1,000

This is an Award given each year, in competition, to help a student of the Arts (Visual or Performing). The winner must show great promise in his/her chosen arts field. The applicant must be a resident of British Columbia and be in grade 10-12 inclusive. The application must include a 500 word statement, a transcript, a list of artistic achievements, a recent publicity about their artistic achievements and 3 letters of reference.

​​​Applications can be mailed or sent as a PDF.​
Email PDF to:  iodebceducation@gmail.com

OR mail to Elizabeth Hancock, IODE BC Education Officer 4470 Maple Crescent, Vancouver, BC V6J 4B3

More Info at:  https://www.iode.ca/iode-british-columbia-arts-awards.html

Sr Arts Award - 2022 application.pdf

 

MAY 15/22 - Shashi Assanand Bursary Deadline

Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society is proud to establish a $1000 Bursary for a female Grade 12 student to honour the founder Executive Director, Shashi Assanand for her 35 years of self-less form. service to the settlement and anti-violence sectors in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.  See attached application ​SHASHI ASSANAND BURSARY Information Jan 28th 2021 lb-mn-sc Jan 23 2022.pdf  Questions?  Contact:  

Vancouver  & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Support Services Society

Tel: 604-436-1025 Ext 122 | Fax: 604-436-3267
#306 - 4980 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4K7   www.vlmfss.ca
 

 

 

For more Scholarships Visit:

https://portal.sd38.bc.ca/public/y4q4m6k/Pages/default.aspx

Many colleges and universities offer entrance awards. Students should make sure that they explore these possibilities. On the homepage calendar, you will see the scholarships listed by deadline, with application/info links on each one.

Marika Mayer
Career Information Advisor
mmayer@sd38.bc.ca

R.C. Palmer Secondary (Mon, Thurs, alt. Wed)
A.R. MacNeill Secondary (Tues, Fri, alt Wed)