Science and Technology scholarships


Douglas College Biology Scholarship

The Douglas College Biology Scholarship was established by a gift from the Douglas College Biology department in 1990. The purpose of this scholarship is to promote academic excellence in the discipline of Biology, specifically within Biology 1110 and/or Biology 1210, and to reward outstanding achievement in a difficult subject area.



Environmental Programs

BC Hydro Scholarship  The BC Hydro Scholarship was created in 1991 by BC Hydro to recognize and rewards students enrolled in any Environmental program within either the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences or the Faculty of Science & Technology at Douglas College who demonstrate academic excellence.



Dispensing Optician

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Renewable Scholarship

This scholarship was created, in 2019, through the generous support of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. Their vision: To help people see better, connect better, live better. Part of the company's credo includes a mandate to be good citizens by supporting good works and charities, better health and education.



Sport Science/Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching

The application deadline for these scholarships is March 1st, 2021. Submit applications electronically to Ken Anderson (Chair, SPSC Scholarship Committee) at Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information on Sport Science Department Awards, contact Ken Anderson at 604 527 5802 or

Dr. Gordon L. Diewert (pronounced Deewert) Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Susan Diewert Kwong and Peter Kwong in memory of Susan’s late husband, Dr. Gordon L. Diewert, who was tragically killed, at the age of 30, when an impaired driver collided with his vehicle on April 28, 1981. Susan worked at Douglas College from 1970 to 1973. The purpose of this fund was to provide an entrance scholarship to new Douglas College students who demonstrated both academic excellence and a commitment to the fight against drunk driving through volunteer work with their high school's Dry Grad ceremony. In 2017, the criteria was amended to include any student enrolled in the Sport Science Diploma or Physical Education & Coaching Degree program, or as a Student Athlete in any program. Preference is given to students who have volunteer or work experience, either in their community or at the College, that advocates against driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.  Download the application form.

Julia Ascough Scholarship

This monetary award is given to a student or students who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement and practical experience in sport science and athletics. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed a minimum of 30 credits at Douglas College, is in the Sport Science Diploma or Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching, has a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and demonstrates a high level of participation in the community and in Douglas College sport/recreation activities. Download the application form.

Mary and Tony Frick Memorial Scholarship

This monetary award honours a Douglas College Sport Science Diploma or Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching student who best demonstrates the personal and professional characteristics of the late Mary and Tony Frick, parents of coach and SPSC faculty emeritus, Tim Frick. Candidates must be full-time students who have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or more, be public spirited and personally responsible by providing examples of loyalty and humour within an organization. Download the application form.



Veterinary Technology

Barry (Bear) Daniel Memorial Scholarship

Funds for the creation of this scholarship were raised at the "Bear To Remember" celebration of life in memory of Barry Daniel. The event was organized by his family and employer. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and reward students enrolled in the Douglas College Veterinary Technology program who demonstrate academic excellence.