The Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship (PTES) is a $5,000 annual scholarship that recognizes exceptional Grade 12 students planning to enter the field of teaching. The PTES will be awarded to 20 graduating students intending to enter a BC faculty of education program. This new scholarship will support outstanding students in pursuing a career path in teaching. Scholarship winners will be awarded a $5,000 voucher to redeem upon entrance to one of BC’s faculty of education programs. The scholarship’s first eligible cohort of students will be graduating in the 2012/2013 school year.
The application deadline is March 31. The Ministry will not accept applications unless they are received by March 31.
Before you start your application, make sure that you meet all eligibility requirements. Use the following checklist to be sure that you have all the required documents before beginning. Applications that do not include all required elements will not be considered.
Selection criteria. Your application will be rated on the following criteria:
Application deadline is March 31
Are you ready to begin? To start your application visit here to fill out and print your application form (PDF, 174KB).
Ministry of Education, Student Certification Branch
Provincial Awards Program
PO Box 9886 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9T6
Fax: (250) 356-0271
Phone inquiries: (250) 356-2443