15 February 2017
A UPEI recruiter will be here Friday February 17th to meet with students one on one to assist with applications. Please sign up if you would like a one-on-one meeting. If you are planning to apply, you will need $50 for the application fee. They will also have early acceptance letters available for some of the students who have already applied and they will be picking up any outstanding documentation for applications. See Ms. McFeely in room 412 to sign up or for more questions. (Storm date Tuesday February 21st at 10:30.)
Saint Mary’s University is hosting their Next Steps Event on Wednesday, February 22nd at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown at 7:00 pm. This is a very important event to learn about financing your education, as well as how to apply for residence, confirm your seat, and register for your first-year classes! For any students who have yet to apply – the application fee will be waived for this event. Students can RSVP at smu.ca/events
Please register with your teacher coach for Skills Canada PEI competitions or see Mr. Campbell for registration forms.
Students who were meeting with St. Thomas on Monday, this session has been postponed until the 16th. Please have your $55 application fee.
Reminder to Grade 12’s the deadline for many general scholarship forms is March 1. Please check your University website as you want to make sure you give yourself enough time to fill out the applications and for your references to fill out letters if needed
UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College is once again offering their popular Summer Vet Camp. Different weekly sessions are offered for students entering grade 7 – 12 in the fall of 2017. Information is available on this website: http://www.upei.ca/avc/summer-programs/vetcamp or by contacting them at (902) 566-0589 or email@example.com . Registration deadline is Friday, March 10, 2017.
The Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada is a three-week exchange for Canadian students and adult mentors to visit the United States. The goals are to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Canada, increase leadership skills, and position youth to make a difference in their communities. Applications are competitive. No cost to apply. All travel expenses are covered by the Youth Ambassadors Program. For more information see guidance.
Grade 12 information:
Grad bios can be picked up in the library and returned to Mr. McKenna, when he is in room 303 only (not the hallways or lobby).
UPEI has changed their entrance scholarship awards format, you can find the link at Entrance Award Cycle on their website. We also have the names of the additional scholarships that you can find on their website or information in guidance. Please remember that the deadline for these awards/scholarships is March 1st.
Any students planning on attending UNB will need to fill out the General Scholarship Application form in order to be considered for any entrance scholarships. The DEADLINE is March 1st, 2017 but PLEASE do not leave it till the last minute. You can find the application form here:
Certain scholarships require separated applications in addition to the general application, please see guidance for more information.
Safety Matters at work is holding a video contest. Contest runs from February 1-March 31. Visit wcb.pe.ca/workplace/contest to find out more.
IWK Research is offering their 2017 Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarship to students who want to demonstrate in essay format, their interest in research in health care and how it will improve the health and well-being of children, women or families in the Maritimes. Students interested in applying for this scholarship can visit their website at iwk.nshealth.ca or see guidance for more information. Application deadline is March 1st.
PEI Command, The Royal Canadian Legion Bursary applications are available in guidance for students who are children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of veterans. Deadline for this application is April 30th.
The Workers Compensation Board’s Safety Matters Award is awarded to a Prince Edward Island student who is graduating high school and has demonstrated an understanding of occupational health and safety principles, and has taken the initiative to apply them in school or in a workplace. The $500. Award is to be used to further your education. Deadline is May 1st, and application can be found at www.ecb.pe.ca/Workplace/YoungWorker for more information see guidance.
Students planning to pursue a career related to a skilled trade there are bursary applications in guidance for the PEI Industrial Technology Teachers Association Bursary. Deadline is May 1st