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Scholarships & Awards

The Goan Overseas Association offers five annual scholarships and one Community Service Award to members and their children. Members should be registered and in good standing.

  • G.O.A. Vancouver Scholarship - Two awards of $250.00
  • Carnival Cultural Club Scholarship - One award of $250.00
  • Realtor Glen Scholarship - One award of $300.00
  • Kevin McLaren, Hammerberg Lawyers Scholarship – One award of $300
  • Rudy and Lydia D’Souza Bursary – One award for $500 (Awarded)
  • The G.O.A. Community Service Award  (Awarded) 

Application deadline has been extended to November 30, 2018 by 11:59 PM. Please send in your applications by email to president@goavancouver.com, with the subject line: Awards & Scholarships. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Chair of the Committee, Christopher Correia. 

If you would like to help expand our Scholarship Program and provide new scholarships, please contact either any Executive member or Christopher Correia, at christopher@ccorreia.ca. 

Download Application Form Here

Terms of References for each Award and Scholarship

Goan Overseas Association, Vancouver Scholarship - $250 (two available)

  1. Applicants shall display a high all round achievement in academics and community (including sports) involvement.

  2. Each applicant shall submit one school reference (either teacher and/or principal) or one community reference letter attesting to his/her ability with reference to the above.

  3. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at any recognized Canadian post-secondary institution. Attach proof of registration.

  4. Proof of registration at an institution in the form of a tuition receipt for the year of enrollment shall be submitted at the time of application.


Carnival Cultural Club Scholarship - $250 (one available)

  1. Applicants shall display a high, all round achievement in academics and community (including sports) involvement.

  2. Each applicant shall submit one school reference (either teacher and/or principal) or one community reference letter attesting to his/her ability with reference to the above.

  3. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at any recognized Canadian post-secondary institution in a program focused on music, theatre, media arts, or visual arts (e.g., digital media, film televisions, and sound recording). Attach proof of registration.

  4. Proof of registration at an institution in the form of a tuition receipt for the year of enrollment shall be submitted at the time of application.


RealtorGlen Scholarship - $300 (one available)

  1. Applicants shall display excellence, and promise in music, sports, or arts.

  2. Applicants must be enrolled in elementary school for the coming year at the time of application.

  3. Applicant shall submit one school reference (either teacher and/or principal) or one community reference letter attesting to his/her ability with reference to the above.


Kevin McLaren, Hammerberg Lawyers Scholarship - $300 (one available)

  1. Applicants must demonstrate their interest to study in a field with a focus on helping other people and or demonstrate their previous, or ongoing, community or volunteer work as a means of helping other people.

  2. Applicants shall submit a school (either teacher and/or principal) or community reference letter.

  3. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at any recognized Canadian post-secondary institution.

  4. Proof of registration at an institution in the form of a tuition receipt for the year of enrollment shall be submitted at the time of application.


Rudy and Lydia D'Souza Bursary - $500 (Awarded)

  1. Applicants shall state a financial need to pursuing educational programs; educational cost to cover additional text books; or demonstrated travel cost.

  2. Applicants shall display a high, all round achievement in academics and community service.

  3. Applicants shall submit a school (either teacher and/or principal) or community reference letter.

  4. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at any recognized Canadian post-secondary institution, or in a program which requires overseas travel. Attach proof of registration.

  5. Proof of registration at an institution in the form of a tuition receipt for the year of enrolment should be submitted


Please do not submit originals as these documents will not be returned

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Email

president@goavancouver.com

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 97064, Main P.O., Richmond, BC V6X 8H3

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