The Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC offers two types of scholarships annually: Post Secondary Scholarships and Music Scholarships.
Scholarship Essay Competition
The Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC sponsors an annual Scholarship Essay Competition. 2011 topic:
The leaders of France, Germany and England view Multiculturalism in their countries as a failure. Are the problems identified by these leaders prevalent in Canada? If so why or why not.
2011 Essay Competition Winners
- Cecil Ash Memorial Scholarship:
Awarded to a graduating student of Trinidad & Tobago heritage
Gavin Nathan Servai
- Graduating student of Caribbean heritage award:
- General graduating student award:
$750 are awarded to each winner, with a maximum of three winners.
2011 application deadline was June 20, 2011.
Graduating students are invited to apply for a $750 scholarship for post secondary education by participating in our annual Scholarship program. Awards will be made to a maximum of one (1) winner for each of the following three (3) categories:
- Graduating High School (Grade 12) students in the BC Lower Mainland
- Graduating students as above, but of Caribbean heritage
- Cecil Ash Memorial Scholarship: Graduating students with Trinidad & Tobago family background
Submissions must be sent to the address below, be received by the deadline date above, and include
- Completed application form
- A 500 word essay on the topic supplied above
Scholarship winners will be awarded $750 upon submission of
- Proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution
- Copies of any tuition fee receipts
Wilson Wong-Moon Memorial Music Scholarships
These scholarships are intended to assist students interested in learning to play the Steel Drum with a qualified Pan Tutor in the BC Lower Mainland.
2011 Music Scholarship Winners
Two Music Scholarships are awarded. Value is $300 each. Scholarships are awarded in memory of the late Trinidadian-Canadian musical pioneer Wilson Wong-Moon.
How To Apply
Please send submissions by mail to
Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC
130-8191 Westminster Highway
Richmond BC V6X 1A7