New Immigrant's Society

How to Apply for a Scholarship

We select our candidates carefully, with a list of qualifiactions and a personal interview. Why? Because Launchpad is a comunity and we are welcoming you in. We are new Canadian’s helping new Canadians. We want to select not only the needy and deserving, but also those whom we believe would be excited to pay a generous gift forward, when they are able, to another person in the same need.

Pay It Forward

This is the principle idea behind Launchpad. It is our hope that in the future, we will be funded and run, completely our alumni. New Canadians helping new Canadians.

How to Qualify


  • Must be new to Canada (less than 6 years)

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or convention refugee

  • Must be a resident of, or student on, Vancouver's North Shore

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be, or will be, registered in an educational program

  • Must be willing to apply personal resources towards their educational goals

  • Those who have the motivation and drive to complete their education or a certification program 

As a result of completing their studies, individual immigrants and refugees will directly benefit from Launchpad by being able to secure for themselves meaningful employment with a livable wage.

Get in Touch

If you believe you are a good candidate, please get in touch via email and we will send you an application and schedule a personal interview.