Trades Scholarships





The scholarships below are available for students continuing their education in a trade. Trade students are also eligible for other scholarships.







Please see Internal Scholarships for information on applying to the following awards:

Chilliwack-Fraser Rotary Club "Leadership Through Service" Trades Award - $2,500.00 Awarded to a deserving graduating student and resident of Chilliwack who is proceeding to full-time studies at a post-secondary institution in the trades (ie. carpenter, masonry, welding, machining, etc.) Not limited to colleges & univ. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership potential, service above self and dedication to leadership and helping others. Applicants should have participated in providing service to both the school & the community, Applicants should have attempted to diversify their skills through athletics, music &/or arts. Applicants must be committed to their education as displayed through outstanding grades. Financial need will be considered.

G.W. Graham Trades Scholarship - $500.00
Award will be granted to a deserving student based on the following criteria: Award is open to a GWG Student in good standing who must be attending post secondary trade school/program or entering an apprenticeship(verified).

Mt Cheam Lions Clubs Dash/Niessen Trades Bursary - $300.00 Awarded to a deserving graduate who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the trades, technical school program. The recipient will show academic integrity and good citizenship, involvement in school activities, and a spirit of community volunteering. Financial need is also a consideration.

Optimist Club of Chilliwack - Trades Scholarship - $500.00 Awarded to a student active in volunteering with youth in the community. Student must demonstrate good citizenship and school and/or community involvement. Student must show a strong motivation to pursue post-secondary education and above average academic achievement with a committed desire to succeed. Student must be continuing studies in a trades/technical/Provincially Approved apprenticeship program or any other area of study at an accredited postsecondary institution.

Trevor Newberry Memorial Bursary (Fraser Valley Foods) – $475.00
A student entering into mechanical or electrical trades
program. Provincially approved apprenticeship is also acceptable.

WF Smith Award - $3,000.00
The recipient of this award excels in either the fine arts or trades related subjects. The student exhibits good citizenship at school and has plans to attend post-secondary.

Please see External Scholarships for information on applying to the following awards:

Chilliwack Dogwood Monarch Lions Club Bursary - $1,000.00 Preference given to student going into a trades program or a student with a disability or challenge. Grades should be sufficient for acceptance into a post- secondary program. Community involvement and financial need will also be considered. Amount subject to change.

Propell Education Award - $500.00
Open to all students going into engineering studies or a trades program. In addition to the application, the student must also submit a cover letter outlining the applicant’s career objectives and how it relates to the financial award, a current resume, a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or administrator from the school, an attached essay (topic: Your Greatest Success to Date)

Rotary Club of Chilliwack Trades Program Scholarship - $1,000.00
Awarded to a deserving graduating student proceeding to full-time studies at a post secondary institution in a trades program. Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence and service to community and school. Financial need may be considered.

Soprema Inc. Chilliwack Bursary - $750.00
Awarded to a student who plans to continue their post-secondary education in Drafting/CAD, Architecture, Millright, Trades, Automation/Robotics or Electrical. Applicants for Medicine, Education and Social Studies are ineligible. The recipient has one year to claim the award.

Steller Jay Lions Club Bursary - $700.00
Awarded to a deserving student based on the following: graduation with satisfactory academic standing. Plans to continue studies in a Technical/Trades accredited career program.

Tycrop Trailers – Business & Trades - $500.00
Applicant must be going on to first year of full-time post-secondary education in September of the same year in a Business Studies and Trades program.


Provincial Scholarships

District/Authority Scholarships

These recognize graduating B.C. students for excellence in their chosen area of interest or strength, including: Indigenous Languages and Culture, Fine Arts, Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies Physical Activity, International Languages, Community Service (Volunteer Activity) Technical and Trades Training.

Applications will be submitted to the Sardis Secondary career centre on April 14th, 2020 using the District Authority Application.

           Youth Work in Trades    

If you are enrolled in Youth Work in Trades (WRK) courses, you may be eligible for a $1000 award.


UFV offers Entrance Scholarships for trades:

UFV Trades Entrance Scholarships




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