How to Apply for a 2019 Award:
To be eligible for the ACF Student Awards Program you must be a graduating student from one of our participating secondary schools – Abbotsford Senior, Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts – Sumas Mtn., Abbotsford Traditional, Bakerview Centre for Learning, Mennonite Educational Institute, Rick Hansen, Robert Bateman, W. J. Mouat and Yale. You must also be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and have a Canadian Social Insurance Number.
A complete description of each award is in the 2019 directory, which has now been released, along with all other 2019 forms. Review the Directory to determine which awards (you can apply for up to 20) you would like to apply for based on your eligibility.
Then, complete the Awards Summary Checklist specific to your school. Indicate the award(s) for which you are applying. If any of these awards have special criteria, make sure you meet the criteria and have fulfilled all the requirements in your application package. Click here for the City of Abbotsford Police Basketball Tournament Scholarship application.
Please download the Student Application Form, fill it in online, and save it to your computer by printing it as a pdf. You can also save the form at any time if you’re unable to fill it in all at one time, generate a link to go back to your filled form which you can email to yourself and go back to your form to complete it later. Click Save and Continue Later at the bottom of the form, the system will guide you through the following steps. Once your form is complete, print the form at 100%, sign it and have your parent/guardian sign where applicable. Include all relevant information for the award(s) for which you are applying. Submit your application to your school counselor by the deadline of February 25th at 2:30pm. See application package list. Our website is optimized to be used with Google Chrome.
In addition, all applicants must include a letter of reference from an adult (non-relative) in their application package. Some awards may require more than one reference or letter, please check the award criteria carefully. Students can use the Reference Letter Guide to provide information for the adult writing a reference letter for them.
After you have completed the Application Form offline, PRINT THE FORM at 100% AND SIGN IT. If applicable, have your Parent/Guardian sign it. Give your complete application package to your School Counsellor, who must also sign your application. Your School Counsellor will submit your application package to the Abbotsford Community Foundation.
Award recipients will be notified at convocation in June.
The deadline for submission to your Counsellor is 2:30 pm Monday, February 25, 2019. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact your Counsellor.