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TCF David Lam/ BC TEAL English Language Learner Scholarship Award Application 2021

Introduction and Instructions

The David Lam/ BC TEAL English Language Learner Scholarship Award is for a refugee who has shown courage and determination while adapting to a new language and culture in Canada. It is valued at $3,000.

The David Lam/ BC TEAL English Language Learner Scholarship Award recognizes an English language learner graduating from a BC secondary school who has combined academic competence with school and community service, and who wishes to further his/her education at a post-secondary institution in British Columbia.

Please note that applicants for the David Lam/BC TEAL English Language Learner Scholarship must be documented permanent residents or citizens of Canada. International students on student visas are not eligible for this award.

Note that the application deadline is January 31st of each year
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Please read the full application before completing any part of it. Some documents will need to be collected and saved prior to uploading them here. You should complete this application form in one session. You will not be able to return to this form after you have submitted it. You will need the following information and documents:

1. Your personal contact information
2. A digital copy of your Permanent Residency or Canadian Citizenship Documents 
3. Your school information, including the district number, address and contact person (email and phone) [if applicable]
4. Transcripts:
​​​​​​          a) Grade 9 to 11, including all English language coursework
          b) Grade 12 transcripts to date
5. Digital PDF reference letters from
        a) a teacher, administrator or counsellor regarding academic performance and
        b) a counsellor, coach, sponsor or program coordinator regarding public/community service
6. A 500-word essay on your life before you came to Canada
7. A 500-word essay answering, "How will a post-secondary education enable you to contribute to Canadian society?"
8. Information about your future education plans


 
Complete this section with your personal contact information.
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Complete this section with your personal information.
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4. Upload  a copy of your Permanent Residency or Canadian Citizenship documents (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the document, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/ BC TEAL ELL Scholarship  Award Application documentation Question #4.'
Complete this section about the school you are currently studying at in British Columbia.
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12. Upload a copy of your Grade Nine Transcripts if applicable (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/ BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #12.'
13. Upload a copy of your Grade Ten Transcripts if applicable (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/ BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #13.'
14. Upload a copy of your Grade Eleven Transcripts if applicable (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/ BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #14.'
15. Upload a copy of your Grade Twelve Transcripts to date (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/ BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #15.'
Complete this section with information about and from your references.
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18. Upload the PDF Reference Letter (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the document, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #18'.
21. Upload the PDF Reference Letter (Max file size: 500 KB)
If you were unable to upload the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #21.'
Complete this section about your life before you came to Canada, and your future plans.
If you were unable to copy and paste the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #22.'
If you were unable to copy and paste the required document into this form, please email the document to tcf.admin@bcteal.org. On your email with the documents, include your name and the line, 'David C. Lam/BC TEAL ELL Scholarship Award Application documentation Question #23.'
Complete this section about your future education plans.
* indicates that the question must be answered
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.