Scholarship and Bursary applications due in May

Two opportunities for Pender Island students that are going on to higher education: The Neptune Navy Grimmer - Ashton Ross-Smith Bursary valued at $500 which is awarded by the Pender Island Farmers' Institute for those residents who are pursuing further study in an agricultural or related field, which may include biology, business, accounting, etc.  Applications may be picked up at Gulf Island Secondary School office or a letter of application with resume, transcript and letter(s) of reference sent to Pender Island Farmers' Institute, PO Box 38, Pender Island V0N 2M0 by May 31, 2016.  Applications may also be emailed to In addition, there is the BC Fairs Scholarship, which is due May 16, 2016.  The amount of this scholarship is $2,000.  The application is attached here, and it requires an essay.  2016BCAAFE_Scholarships