City of Burnaby Bursary Award

Supporting education, supporting future

The City of Burnaby Bursary Award program encourages the City’s public secondary school students to pursue their post-secondary education and training. Burnaby has 8 public secondary schools and a $1,000 bursary is awarded to one student at each school.

Application criteria:

Candidates must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Burnaby.
  • Be in grade 12 and eligible to graduate (within the year of application) from a public secondary school in Burnaby School District 41.
  • Enrolled/accepted to a post-secondary institution in Canada and registered in a minimum of 3 courses.
  • Have demonstrated community involvement and volunteerism.


Each Burnaby public secondary school may nominate up to 3 bursary award recipients. Once the applications are reviewed by the Council’s Executive Committee, a City councillor or a designate will present the successful recipients with a certificate at the following council meeting.

2021 City of Burnaby Bursary Award recipients

  • Alpha Secondary: Rachel Nguyen
  • Burnaby Central Secondary: Ana-Maria Constantinescu
  • Burnaby Mountain Secondary: Aries Fung
  • Burnaby North Secondary: Sabrina Chan
  • Burnaby South Secondary: Phuc Xuan An (Susan) Nguyen
  • Byrne Creek Secondary: Alexei Villareal
  • Cariboo Hill Secondary: Aleena Haq
  • Moscrop Secondary: Julia Kropivny

2020 City of Burnaby Bursary Award recipients

  • Alpha Secondary: Malaika Sahukhan
  • Burnaby Central Secondary: Katelyn Son
  • Burnaby Mountain Secondary: Donald Lin
  • Burnaby North Secondary: Celina Zhong
  • Burnaby South Secondary: Susan Chung
  • Byrne Creek Secondary: Brien Avila
  • Cariboo Hill Secondary: Nasira Kovari
  • Moscrop Secondary: Burak Ozkan

Have questions?

You can call the Finance Department at 604-294-7362 or email [email protected].

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