Privacy Policy

Personal Information & Privacy

The BC Scholarship Society is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information.

Information Safety
The Society maintains a secure online environment so you can safely provide us with confidential information. Stringent security protocols are in place to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of any information. We consider your information sensitive and private, and are committed to handling it with utmost care.

We do not share any information you provide to us, including your e-mail or phone number, with any organizations outside the Scholarship Society except where indicated below.

Privacy Policy
All information is treated as strictly confidential. The following privacy policy tells you how information pertaining to you personally is used so that you can make an informed decision about using this site to apply for our programs.

Information Collected
By applying for one or more of our scholarship programs online, you will be providing us with your name, address, contact information (phone number and e-mail address), identification details (Social Insurance Number, Student Number, Personal Education Number), employment and volunteer history, academic records, academic history and enrollment details. If applying for the BC Aboriginal Student Award, you will also be providing us with details on your Aboriginal Ancestry.

This information will be used to determine scholarship eligibility, correspond with you regarding your application, verify application details with your post-secondary institution (confirmation of final GPA and enrollment), and when necessary verify application details with referees. This information will also be used in order to provide you with a T4A for tax purposes, should you be successful in your application.

Access to Information
Information submitted to our online application system is only accessible by our system administrator.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information only if we are required to do so by law or if we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our Society, its board, contractors, or the public.

By using this web site, you understand and agree that the information collected from this site may be retained indefinitely, and may be stored, accessed and used to contact you.

If you have any questions about this policy or the use of our on-line application forms, please contact us at or call us at 844-478-4645.

Further details regarding the Society’s privacy policy are outlined in the following document: Policies Relating to Privacy and the Protection of Personal Information.