Scholarships & Awards

The Goan Overseas Association offers 6  annual scholarships and 1 Community Service Award to members and their children.  Members should be registered and in good standing.

  • G.O.A. Vancouver Scholarship - 2 awards of $250.00
  • Carnival Cultural Club Scholarship - 1 award of $250.00
  • Realtor Glen Scholarship - 1 award of $300.00
  • Baylon and Alice Caldeira ‘Canada 150’ Scholarship   – 1 award of $250
  • Rudy and  Lydia  D’Souza scholarship – 1 award for $500
  • The G.O.A. Community Service Award

Please send in your applications by email to president@goavancouver.com,
Subject Line: Scholarship & Awards.  Deadline October 20, 2017

To be eligible, applicants must submit:

  1. A completed application form (click on the link for scholarship you qualify)
  2. A cover letter stating their intention to be considered for the award;
  3. One reference letter-  either from the school or the institution;
  4. Copies of documents such as  proof of enrolment for post-secondary students, transcripts  or  certificates of achievement to support your application

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

The G.O.A. Vancouver Scholarships  (2 awards of $250 each)

This Scholarship will be awarded to students who are enrolled full-time in a Canadian post-secondary institution and will be determined on the basis of the following criteria:

  1. Academic proficiency;
  2. Extra-curricular activities including community service;

Download Application Form: G.O.A. Vancouver Scholarship Application


 

The Carnival Cultural Club Scholarship ( 1 award of $250)

This Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled at an institution in a program focused on music, theatre, media arts, or visual arts such as digital media, film, television, and sound recording. This is open to students from Grade 8 onwards with no upper age limit. The award will be determined on the basis of the following criteria:

Display of excellence and promise in music, theatre, media arts, or visual arts.

Download Application Form: Carnival Cultural Club Scholarship



The RealtorGlen Scholarship (1 award of $300)

This Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in Elementary School and will be determined on the basis of the following criteria:

Display of excellence and promise in music, sports, or arts.  

Download Application Form: The RealtorGlen Scholorship Application form

 


Baylon and Alice Caldeira ‘Canada 150’ Scholarship

(1 award of $250)

This scholarship will be awarded to post-secondary students determined by the following criteria:

  1. Academic proficiency;
  2. Extra-curricular activities

Download Application Form: Baylon & Caldeira 'Canada 150' Scholarship



Rudy and  Lydia  D’Souza Scholarship – (1 award for $500)

This Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student attending full time studies and in need of funding.  This could be at elementary, high School or post secondary level.

Download Application Form: Rudy and Lydia D’Souza Scholarship


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The G.O.A. Community Service Award 

This Award is presented to a member who is recognized as an outstanding volunteer in the association. 

The two Criteria that apply are: 

The recipient will be an individual who contributed most significantly to the annual operation of the association through volunteering his or her time, personal resources, attendance and expertise at Association events. 

  1. The recipient must be a member in good standing, but must not be an Executive Member in the year the award is made. 

Download Application Form: G.O.A. Community Service Award Application Form


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