Scholarships

The Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC offers two types of scholarships annually to celebrate and reward academic, Post-Secondary Scholarships and the Wilson Wong Moon Memorial Music Scholarship

Post-Secondary Scholarships

We provide two categories of Post-Secondary Scholarships with an award value of $500 each.

Cecil Ash Memorial Scholarship:

Open to all graduating students (Grade 12) High School students from within the BC Lower Mainland with Trinidad and Tobagonian family background who also demonstrate our additional criteria.

Deadline: June 24, 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by July 15, 2016 and will be honoured during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Caribbean Days Festival on July 23, 2016.

Caribbean Days Festival Volunteer Award:

Open to all graduating (Grade 12) High School students or students currently enrolled in a Post- Secondary program from within the BC Lower Mainland who volunteer at least 8 hours towards our annual Caribbean Days Festival in North Van.

Deadline: July 24, 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by August 5, 2016 and will be honoured during the 2016 Caribbean Days Festival Volunteer Appreciation Day after the festival.

Wilson Wong Moon Memorial Music Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to assist students interested in learning to play the Steel Drum with a qualified Pan Tutor in the BC Lower Mainland. Deadline: June 24, 2016.

How to Apply

Please review and complete the TTCSBC Scholarship Application.

For all Post-Secondary Scholarship applicants we are requesting recent transcripts and a statement of community involvement with supporting documents (see the Application Checklist for details).

CDF Volunteer Award applicants will need to sign up at www.caribbeandays.ca/apply/volunteering and submit a signed Volunteer Hours Award Form.

Post-Secondary Scholarship winners will be awarded the $500 upon submission of:

  • Proof of enrolment in a post-secondary institution
  • Copies of any tuition fee receipts

Please mail scholarship submissions to:

Scholarship Committee
Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC
Suite 635
4974 Kingsway Ave
Burnaby BC V5H 4M9

Electronic submissions may be sent to:

scholarships@ttcsbc.org

Confirmation of submissions will be provided prior to submission deadline. Have questions? Please write to scholarships@ttcsbc.org