Other High School Scholarships
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More than 100 young leaders have graduated from the Youth Now program.
Each year, over 100 non-profit professionals attend our training opportunities.
Over two dozen non-profit organizations have participated in the Youth Now program.
The CCRR provides nearly 400 child care referrals per year.
On average, the CCRR hosts 30 workshops and training courses each year.
Every year, over 500 child care providers and parents attend CCRR training opportunities.
Every year, RCRG completes over 3,000 grocery orders for local seniors.
Nearly 300 seniors make use of our Better at Home services.
Our volunteer drivers complete more than 1,200 trips annually.
At least 350 people per year find a volunteer position using our Volunteer Match program.
Close to 500 volunteers support RCRG’s programs and services.
Volunteers contribute nearly 23,000 hours to our organization each year.
Each holiday season, the Richmond Christmas Fund helps more than 2,200 low-income residents.
Every year, the Christmas Fund provides over 600 children with toys, books, and sports equipment.
The Richmond Christmas Fund was first started by Ethel Tibbits, in the 1930s.
The number of Neighbourhood Small Grants we’ve awarded has increased every year since 2014.
Block parties are the most popular type of Neighbourhood Small Grant project.
Every year, the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre serves over 7,300 local women.
The Richmond Women’s Resource Centre currently offers 16 programs and services.
Nearly 60 volunteers support the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre, contributing nearly 2,500 hours per year.
Richmond is home to over 350 registered charities, all of which rely on volunteer support.
There are nearly 13 million volunteers across Canada.
International Volunteer Day is celebrated throughout the world on December 5.
There are 35 volunteer centres in British Columbia.
In 2016, the Foundation awarded 10 grants to non-profit organizations, worth a combined $59,000.
The Foundation manages $4.5 million in nearly 50 Forever Funds, returning CPI plus 4%.
In 2017, the Foundation distributed $198,000 as community and Canada 150 grants, scholarships, and charitable disbursements.
Foundation activities result in the enhancement of our community and residents’ sense of belonging.
ROCA has raised over $21,000 for local charities.
ROCA has performed its Elementary School Concert Series to over 8,000 students.
ROCA provides mentoring and life changing opportunities for aspiring musicians.
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Other High School Scholarships

Additional Sources of Financial Support

The Community Foundation offers a wide range of scholarships for Richmond students. You can apply for most of them using our online application form. There are several Foundation scholarships, however, that have alternate application procedures, and their own deadlines. Continue reading to learn more about these scholarships, and how to apply.

2019 Steveston Community Society Scholarship

The Steveston Community Society provides an annual scholarship to each of their two catchment high schools – Steveston-London and R.A. McMath – to support a graduate who intends to pursue a post-secondary education in the field of recreation or a similar program, and who best exemplifies the “Spirit of Steveston” by having a well-rounded record of service to the community. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who:

• Have volunteered for the Steveston Community Society

• Demonstrate strong leadership at school and in the community

• Demonstrate a strong history of volunteerism at school and in the community

• Are planning a career in recreation or similar field to benefit the community

To apply, complete an application formand submit it by 5:00pm on April 15 (or the Monday following should this date fall on a weekend). For this particular scholarship, please send your application directly to the Steveston Community Society, whose contact details are at the end of the form. Best of luck to all applicants!