The following awards are for new students applying to SMS


An application is required for the following Internal Scholarships and Awards

Application Deadline April 30, 2018.

Students are invited to apply for as many awards as they like if they meet the criteria. Read the fact sheet linked to each award for full details, criteria and any additional documentation required. Each award requires a separate application. Evaluation Rubrics are available here.


Lakehill Community Scholarship

Amount awarded: $5,000 enewable annually for Middle Years
Who can apply: New day students currently in Grade 4-7 with a connection to Lakehill

St. Margaret’s School is pleased to offer two scholarships of $5,000.00 each for new applicants entering our Middle Years program. This scholarship will be renewed for every year the successful candidate remains in the Middle Years program, which comprises Grades 5 to 8 at St. Margaret’s. This scholarship fund was established in 2014 to thank the Lakehill community for its ongoing support of St. Margaret’s since relocating its campus into this area in 1970. The successful candidate must be a well-rounded individual who demonstrates excellence in a combination of academics, leadership, service, and extracurricular involvement. The selection will be based on all aspects of student life, not focusing exclusively on academic achievement.

More information
Lakehill Community Scholarship Application Form
MY Chart of Activities and Achievements

Margaret A. Gilliam Scholarship

Amount awarded: $15,000 towards tuition and boarding fees
Who can apply: New boarding students living in North America (excluding BC)

St. Margaret’s School is pleased to offer a scholarship of $15 000.00 for a new North American boarding student from outside British Columbia. Ms. Gilliam currently lives in the United States and graduated from SMS in 1955 before she attended McGill University and Harvard University. Ms. Gilliam has had a successful career in business and has been a trusted advisor to a number of Fortune 500 companies. The successful candidate must be a well-rounded individual who demonstrate excellence in a combination of academics, leadership, service, and citizenship. The selection will be based on all aspects of student life, not focusing exclusively on academic achievement.

More information
Margaret A. Gilliam Scholarship Application Form

Centennial Scholarship

Amount awarded: Full tuition fees until graduation
Who can apply: New day students currently in Grade 9

St. Margaret’s School is pleased to offer a scholarship directed towards a new day student entering grade 10 and covers full tuition fees until graduation. The successful candidate must be a well-rounded individual who demonstrate excellence in a combination of academics, leadership, service, and extracurricular involvement. The selection will be based on all aspects of student life, not focusing exclusively on academic achievement.

More information
Centennial Scholarship Application Form

SMS is deeply grateful to our donors who make our awards possible through their generous support. In fostering a culture of excellence at our school it is important to be able to recognize girls for their tireless pursuit of both personal improvement and enhancing the community around them.