The application deadline for the David C. Lam English Language Learner Scholarship is January 31st of each year. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.
The David C. Lam/BC TEAL ESL Scholarship was established by the TEAL Charitable Foundation to honour David C. Lam, the 25th Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia. During his lifetime, David C. Lam was respected for his commitment to excellence and public service. The TEAL Charitable Foundation honours David C. Lam’s contributions to British Columbia through the David C. Lam/BC TEAL ESL Scholarship.
The Scholarship is valued at up to CAD $2,500. It 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 C. Lam Scholarship must be documented permanent residents of Canada. International students on student visas are not eligible for this award.
CriteriaApplicants are evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Must be a BC Grade 12 student who wishes to attend a BC post-secondary institution.
- English language coursework at the secondary level (Grades 9 to 12)
- Consistent improvement in academic courses at the secondary level
- School or community service