BC School Sports Scholarships

Please read the instructions in full prior to completing and submitting your application.

BCSS Scholarship Application Form 2014-15.docx

BCSS Scholarship Overview 2014-15.pdf



The 400+ Member Schools of BC School Sports are pleased to announce this year's BC School Sports Scholarship Fund. The association is dedicated to assisting worthy student-athletes in their desire to attend an accredited Canadian University or College.  

The BC School Sports Scholarships reward excellence in both scholastic and athletic pursuits. The successful applicants will be student-athletes who have balanced their high academic achievements with significant success as school athletes and contributors to their community. 


BC School Sports will consider candidates who meet ALL of the following Criteria:

  • Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship Applicants must have competed in at least two BCSS approved sports during grade 12.  Unsuccessful applicants for the Dave Gifford Memorial Scholarship will automatically be considered for their respective Zone Scholarship. (Please DO NOT complete two applications)
  • Zone Scholarship Applicants Applicants must have competed in at least one BCSS approved sport during grade 12
  • Are in a B.C. School who are graduating this year
  • Are entering their first year of full-time studies in a Canadian University or College
  • Have demonstrated exceptional athletic achievement in a BCSS sanctioned sport
  • Have a minimum grade percentage of 75%
  • Have demonstrated outstanding service and leadership in school and/or community

Payment of Scholarship Fund: 

A scholarship will be paid to the successful applicant upon receipt by BC School Sports of proof of registration in a full-time program of studies at an accredited Canadian College or University. Receipt of the award may be deferred for a period no longer than one (1) academic year.
For tax reasons, successful applicants are required to provide their Social Insurance Number (SIN) to BC School Sports.


2013-14 BCSS Scholarship Recipients

Dave Gifford Male Recipient: John Gay - Okanagan Mission Secondary
Dave Gifford Female Recipient: Mieke Marie Dumont - South Kamloops Secondary
Zone A Recipient: Kyle MacLean - Fernie Secondary School
Zone B Recipient: Malcolm Heinrichs - Southern Okanagan Secondary School
Zone B Recipient: Rylee McKinlay - Princess Margaret Secondary
Zone C Recipient: Andre Dube - Lakes District Secondary
Zone C Recipient: Carly Shaw-MacLaren - Duchess Park Secondary
Zone D Recipient: Jamie Tersago - Smithers Secondary
Zone D Recipient: Ryan Wright - Hazelton Secondary
Zone E Recipient: Michael Baart - St. Michael's University School
Zone E Recipient: Lindsay Cole - Mount Douglas Secondary
Zone F Recipient: Julie Hodanic - Burnaby Mountain Secondary
Zone F Recipient: Tom Kanwischer - Handsworth Secondary
Zone G Recipient: Christine Howlett - South Delta Secondary
Zone G Recipient: Keesha Khehra - North Surrey Secondary
Zone G Recipient: Travis Muller - Langley Christian High School


2012-13 BCSS Scholarship Recipients

Dave Gifford Male Recipient: Jacob Adams - South Kamloops 
Dave Gifford Female Recipient: Regan Yee - Hazelton
Zone A Recipient: Jayden Roch - LV Rogers
Zone B Recipient: Katerina Maryschuck
Zone C Recipient: Luke Holmes -  Duchess Park
Zone D Recipient: Ella Maskiewich-Smithers
Zone E Recipient: Lars Bornemann - Oak Bay
Zone F Recipient: Austin Studer-Argyle
Zone G Recipient: Kylie Shorter - Dr. Charles Best 

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