Osoyoos Credit Union has a long standing history of helping aspiring youth of our local communities to further their education by providing Bursary and Scholarships.
To apply please see the eligibility and evaluation requirements below.
In support of our credit union community, Valeyo is a proud sponsor of the Learning Grant, a porgram which provides up to 12 grants in the amount of $1,000 each to eligible students for full-time stufy at a qualifyinf Canadian college or university in 2019.
Grants are allocated on a provincial basis as follows: BC (3), Sask (2), AB (2), Man (3), ON (2).
Any student who is a member of a participating credit union is eligible to apply for a Learning Grant. Students must be entering or within a 12-month to 4 year full-time undergraduate or diploma program at a qualifying Canadian institution in Fall 2019.
The program will open February 18, 2019 and will close April 19, 2019. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm ET.
1. An official transcript of mid-year high school results or transcript of first year post-secondary results.
2. An essay of 500 words or less OR a video of two minutes or less describing their academic achievement leadership and community involvement.
3. One letter of reference from school principal, teacher, or professor/instructor.
A Selection Committee of credit union employees will review all applications and determine successful candidates. Learning Grants will be awarded based on the applicant’s academic achievements, leadership and community involvement.
All candidates will be informed of their status following selection. Winners will be asked to provide final high school transcripts and confirmation of enrollment in first or second year of a post-secondary program.
Application materials will not be returned to the applicants. Recipients of the Learning Grants must agree to have their name and photograph published.
For more information, program terms and conditions and to apply, students may visit the Learning Grant web-page.
Learning Grant Program is open to any credit union member in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario.
Applicants must be enrolling/enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or diploma program at a qualified Canadian institution in Fall 2019.
Applicants must submit all the requested documents by the given timelines in order to be considered for a Learning Grant.
Applicants will be evaluated based on three criteria: academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. An abridged copy of the evaluation criteria will be available on the application website. This site will be active on or around February 18.
No, however, students who re not successful in their first attempt may resubmit an application the following year, if they meet the criteria.
All applications must be received electronically. Hard copies may be scanned and sent to: [email protected]
All recipients will be informed of their status via email by the Valeyo program administrator once the Selection Committee has made its decision. Your Valeyo Account Executive and the credit union representative will be copied on communications to the winners.
Valeyo has created a series of materials for your use:
Credit unions may use or print materials at their convenience. A limited number of printer posters and brochures will be available for in-branch use. Please speak with your Account Executive to request copies.
Please reach out to your Account Executive or email: [email protected]