Scholarship Information

NEW for 2022-2023

Mount Doug Scholarship Information Handbook

The scholarship handbook outlines the different types of scholarships available to students. You will also find a list of websites useful in ones scholarship search.

Handbook: Complete Scholarship Handbook 2023-2024

The date on which a scholarship is posted reflects the due date for that scholarship application. Please click on the link provided to go directly to the website of the organization offering the scholarship. Here you will find the scholarship requirements and application.

Provincial Scholarships

Please refer to the Mount Douglas Secondary Scholarship Handbook or visit the ministry of education website at

District Authority Awards

District Authority Awards are provincially funded awards. They recognize excellence for graduates who excel in the areas of:

o   Indigenous Languages and Culture, demonstrated at school or in the community

o   Fine Arts (e.g., Visual Arts, Dance, Drama, Music)

o   Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies (e.g., Business Ed, Technology Ed, Home Economics, Information Communication Technology)

o   Physical Activity (e.g., Athletics, Dance, Gymnastics, not limited to Physical Education)

o   International Languages from the International Languages curriculum or External Assessments, including AP and IB courses

o   Community Service (Volunteer Activity), which includes awareness of local, global, and cultural issues

o   Technical and Trades Training (e.g., Carpentry, Automotive, Mechanics, Cook Training)

Applications will be available in the Spring.

Eligibility and Criteria for District Awards:

  • Enrolled in public or Group 1, 2, or 4 independent school
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must meet graduation requirements
  • Must meet criteria determined by the local District Scholarship Committee
  • May receive both the district award and provincial scholarship (as well as a Passport award)
  • Redeemable at designated post-secondary institutions and approved Industry Training Authority (ITA) providers within 5 years of graduation
  • $500 cheque, and $500 voucher for use towards post secondary education
  • 3000 awards pro-rated to districts/authorities, based on district enrollment

District and School Awards

  • District Awards are applied for in June of the graduating year and adjudicated in October.
  • It is the policy of School District #61 and Mount Douglas that one student does not “take it all”; however, many students do win more than one scholarship as they are eligible for more than one type of award.
  • In-school awards do not necessarily require an application
  • Applications are available in early May. See Ms.Bailey for an application.

Scholarships Awarded by Mount Douglas

Scholarships Awarded by Mount Douglas.  A variety of scholarships are available to Mount Douglas students. The recipients are selected by the scholarship committee. The scholarships (with criteria) include:

  • A.R.H. Butler Memorial – community service
  • Barbara Coster Memorial Scholarship – good character and school record entering the field of interior design or architecture
  • Camosun College Thrifty Foods Scholarship – student entering Camosun with high marks and school service
  • Dillabaugh Memorial – good character and school record, entering the fields of forestry or environmental studies
  • Don Puddy Memorial- continuing to play basketball at the post-secondary level
  • Henriette Moreau Memorial – achievement in French
  • John Lum Memorial – exemplary citizenship
  • Meva Sundher Memorial
  • Rendle Scholarship – good academic record and in need of financial assistance
  • Shelly Martin Memorial – achievement in English
  • Victoria Principals & Vice Principals Association (VPVPA)

If you are a Grade 12 student and would like to be considered for any of these scholarships, please email Ms. Bailey in June-

University Entrance Awards


  • 90% average on grade 11 and grade 12 academic courses needed for entrance
  • Several awards at $2000 – some may be as much as $6500 renewable for 4 years


  • Academic scholarships for marks only are automatic at various percentages
  • There are over 80 Entrance Scholarships offered by UBC for outstanding academics combined with leadership in many facets of school life
  • Students are automatically considered for all UBC Entrance Scholarships with their application to enroll.

Private Scholarships

  • Can be any amount
  • Administered by various donor scholarship committees, unions, foundations, associations
  • You may be asked if you are being sponsored by a school. The school may be asked to limit the number of applicants.

Scholarships / Awards / Financial Assistance Resources

Athletic Scholarships & Recruitment Resources