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Congratulations to the 2023 recipients of the Colombo Lodge Scholarships!


To apply for a 2024 scholarship, graduating students must meet the following criteria:
1. Must be of Italian origin/ancestry, descent on either parent's side, or both. This
information must be provided in the application package with the necessary evidence
and explanation.

2. Must complete a minimum 300 word essay outlining their achievements and
accomplishments (academics, athletics, visual and performing arts, and/or in areas of
school and community service and citizenship).

3. Must provide an up-to-date transcript of marks including Semester 2 mid-term marks.

4. Must provide a minimum of two letters of reference: at least one from the school (i.e.
teacher, administrator, counsellor or coach) and at least one as a character reference
from a community member.


Application Submission


1. Students must submit their application package (application information page 2 of this
evidence of Italian heritage, essay, school marks/transcript, and letters of reference) by
May 15 of the current school year to the President of the Colombo Lodge.

2. Completed applications may be submitted via email to with the subject “Scholarship Application”.

3. Completed applications can be mailed to:

Societa Christoforo Colombo Lodge
814 Lorne Street
Kamloops, BC
V2C 1W8

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