This local $2,500 scholarship is designed for seniors to help them pursue most post-secondary educational opportunities (trade school, college or university).  AND who doesn’t NEED the $$$?!?


  • Open to local high school seniors who have ALREADY been accepted into a college, university or trade school
  • 500-word essay or video or digital resource on the topic given
  • Provide a copy of your acceptance letter to post-secondary institution
  • Most recent transcripts
  • Application form  (if you don’t have a printer, ask your Career Specialist to print out the application)

Evaluation Criteria:

The candidate will be evaluated based on the following scoring criteria:

  • Acceptance into a post-secondary educational program following their graduation (pass/fail)
  • Engagement with and/or service to those around them in school, community, family and/or employment (Item 7 on application) 25%
  • Essay Subject 50%
  • Question Responses 25%

More information can be found on the application form about the scoring criteria and process. All application materials should be submitted by email to:

Deadline:  March 30, 2022

For more information on college enrollment, military opportunities, scholarships, and employment, check out and students should login to Xello. Xello is Vancouver Public Schools’ College & Career Readiness platform and students can login directly through ClassLink.

This program is not sponsored by Vancouver Public Schools.  Approval to distribute flyers is a community service and does not imply endorsement.