Youth Centennial Scholarship

Celebrating and supporting those pursuing post-secondary studies.

The Youth Centenial Scholarship program provides annual scholarships to youth who have demonstrated outstanding community service and who are pursuing post-secondary education, and is administered by The North Shore Community Foundation on behalf of the City. Five scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded by the City annually.

Applications Are Closed

Applications for the 2024 Youth Centennial Scholarship program are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has participated. Receipients will be announced later this spring.

Who Can Apply

As stated in the Youth Centennial Award Terms of Reference, eligibility includes:

  • Applicant must be in Grade 12 and eligible to graduate (within the year of application) from any secondary school;
  • Applicant must have a satisfactory Grade Point Average;
  • Applicant must have the intention to pursue secondary education and/or training: Proof of full-time registration in a post-secondary institution or training school will be required before any money is disbursed to the student's credit at the school;
  • Applicant, who is not a resident of the City of North Vancouver, must demonstrate outstanding community service in the City of North Vancouver (more than 30 hours);
  • Applicant, who is a resident of the City of North Vancouver, must demonstrate outstanding community service in the City of North Vancouver or elsewhere (more than 30 hours);
  • Financial need is a relevant factor;
  • Individual achievement(s) will be taken into consideration including, but not limited to, arts/athletics/academics and overcoming adversity; and
  • The successful applicant must provide proof of full-time registration within the second year after the awarding of the scholarship.

Application & Selection Process

Potential applicants should begin by reviewing the Youth Centennial Award Terms of Reference which provides details of the scholarship. To apply, fill out the Youth Centennial Awards Application Form and submit it by the deadline.

Submit completed application form by the deadline by one of the following methods:

  • Email;
  • Drop off in person at City Hall or in one of the 24-hour drop boxes outside City Hall; or
  • Mail to City Hall
      Community Development Coordinator
      North Vancouver City Hall
      141 West 14th Street
      North Vancouver, BC V7M 1H9

The City of North Vancouver will appoint a Scholarship Adjudication Committee consisting of one school district representative, two youth, and two members of Council and be supported by a staff person from Community Services to review the application forms and nominate recipients. All information will be held in confidence by this committee. City Council will determine the award winners. The award winners' names will be forwarded to the Foundation to facilitate the disbursement of the funds.

Scholarship Redemption

If you have won a scholarship and would like to redeem your award, please contact:

Past Scholarship Recipients

Five Youth Centennial Scholarships were given in 2023 to:  
  • Aria Duggan
  • Harper Haines
  • Abigail Roundhill
  • Ava Shisheboran
  • Lucas Warner

Previous Scholarship Recipients

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