Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Denmark


DHS Scholarship Funds

DANISH HOUSE SOCIETY

& THE DANISH-CANADIAN COMMUNITY CENTRE OF BC

AND

THE ESTATE OF RUTH & JOHANNES PEDERSEN SCHOLARSHIPS

ATTENTION! STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS

To qualify for any of the ten $1,200 scholarships offered by DHS/DCCC and two scholarships from the estate of Ruth and Johannes Pedersen ($2400 paid to each of the two top students), you must meet the following criteria:

a) Be of Danish heritage and/or family member of a past or present member (name please for verification) of the Danish House Society or the Danish-Canadian Community Centre of B.C. If you are not of Danish heritage you may still qualify if you are a member or connected through family to a member of the Danish House Society. Please note: The membership in the Danish House Society must have taken effect at least one year prior to your scholarship application.

b) Be a resident of British Columbia working towards a degree or diploma in an accredited post-secondary institution. Evidence of registration in such an institution is required along with a transcript of latest marks and studies.

c) Be of good character and provide written references from a high school or college administrator, and at least two current references including an employer, if applicable.Application should be made by a hand-written letter giving your reasons for requesting the scholarship and describing your personal interests, hobbies, goals, dreams, financial need, and volunteer experience. Participation as a volunteer in Danish House Society activities should be noted. All of the Scholarships will be awarded at the September 4, 2020 Kroaften at the Scandinavian Centre.

To be considered for a 2020 DHS/DCCC scholarships or Estate of Ruth and Johannes Pedersen Scholarships, your application and relevant information (including your phone number, postal and e-mail addresses) must be submitted by June 30th, 2020 to:

Danish House Society, DHS/DCCC – Scholarship
6540 Thomas Street,
Burnaby, BC V5B 4P9

Please note that each applicant is limited to receiving no more than three DHS/DCCC scholarships.

For further information please contact any of the DHS/DCCC scholarship committee members: 

Dave Buchmann (604) 760-7705
Ella Wolder (604) 530-5083
Margit Hansson (604) 574-8833
Annette Lauridsen (604) 533-5719
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