Esquimalt High School’s Scholarship Committee coordinates various scholarship activities during the year to help candidates in every possible way.  The best way to get information about what scholarships are available, how to apply and when applications are due is to join the scholarship email distribution list.  Anyone (students or parents) can ask to receive these updates by email.  Click here to email Mrs. Hoffman to receive these email updates.

Celebrating Esquimalt High School Scholars

Members of Esquimalt High School’s graduating classes regularly win scholarships to continue their studies at post-secondary institutions in B.C., across Canada and in the United States. We congratulate all of our grads and celebrate their outstanding achievements.   Check out some of our recent scholarship recipients.

To let us know about more remarkable Esquimalt High School student and alumni achievements please contact Ally Hoffman at

Scholarship Information Guide

A copy of our school’s Student Scholarship Information Guide is given to each grade 12 student and can also be downloaded here.  Information about scholarships is updated bi-monthly in the scholarship newsletter for grade 12 students, posted on the grade 12 bulletin board, sent by e-mail and shared through Google classroom. Email Mrs. Hoffman ( to join the classroom.

Scholarship Websites

Alumni Association Scholarships

Esquimalt High School’s Alumni Association and the Esquimalt High School Advancement of Education Funding Society generously recognize and support graduates of Esquimalt High School each year.  Check the Alumni Association pages on our website, and specifically the page listing Alumni Scholarships for more details.

Greater Victoria Scholarships

Applications will be available in the Spring from Mrs. Hoffman in the Counselling Offices for the following scholarships::

GVSD Fall Scholarship Application April
Dogwood District Award Application
Clive B. Symons Memorial Scholarships  Criteria
Dave Dunnet Music Education Scholarship ($600)
Ed MacGregor Memorial Bursary ($2500)
Ethel Pearl Maud Fisher Sewing and Needlecraft Scholarship ($400)
Harris & Company Law 12 Scholarship ($200)
Marnie Coburn Memorial Scholarship ($950)
Monk Office Graduation Scholarship ($500)
Robert A. Price Memorial Scholarships ($275)
S.J. Willis Scholarship ($550)
Stephanie Johnston (Doney) Memorial Scholarship ($1000)(Doney)

District Dogwood Awards

The deadline for District Dogwood Awards is in the Spring. Applications will be available from Mrs. Hoffman in the Counselling Offices.

See the Scholarship Handbook for more information about the criteria for the Dogwood Scholarships.

Esquimalt High School Scholarships

The deadline for Esquimalt High School Scholarships will be in June.  Instructions for how to apply will be posted here in the Spring.

Scholarship Donors

Esquimalt High School’s Scholarship Committee would like to thank the following donors for their generous support of Esquimalt High School’s graduating students:

  • Base Construction Engineering (CFB Esquimalt)
  • The Corporation of the Township of Esquimalt
  • Country Grocer – Esquimalt
  • Esquimalt High School Alumni Association
  • Esquimalt High School Parent Advisory Council
  • Esquimalt High School Student Leadership
  • Esquimalt Arts and Crafts Club
  • Esquimalt Kiwanis Club
  • Esquimalt Lions Club
  • Esquimalt Seniors Writers’ Group
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles – Ladies’ Auxiliary
  • Victoria Police Department
  • Victoria Rotary Club
  • The family of Darlene Zaurrini
  • Barry & Tom Moore and families
  • Andrew Watson and family
  • Anonymous retired Esquimalt High School teacher.