Ming Berka Scholarship Application Form

This Education Scholarship was established by Ming Berka to support those who are pursuing their education and have encouraged singing within Guiding.

If you require adaptations for completion of the application, please contact the BC Scholarships Coordinator at bc-scholarships@girlguides.ca.


To provide a scholarship to one BC member of Girl Guides of Canada per year who has a passion for encouraging music in Guiding.


To be eligible for this Scholarship the applicant must:

  • Be an active member in good standing with Girl Guides of Canada.
  • Have been an active adult member for a minimum of three years.
  • Willing to promote singing within Guiding


  • Scholarships will be considered for education of all types, including technical or career programs, and college or university courses at any public or private institution.
  • This scholarship is conditional upon acceptance at the institution of the recipient’s choice.
  • This scholarship will be awarded only when proof of registration (in the form of a receipt for tuition paid), the recipient’s Social Insurance Number and a recent headshot photograph of yourself in Guiding uniform, that is in colour and is high-resolution, have been received by the Provincial Awards Committee.
  • This scholarship must be used within 18 months of the date of notification.
  • Successful applicants may receive only one adult bursary or scholarship per year and may not receive the same adult bursary or scholarship more than once.
  • Successful scholarship recipients must agree to be profiled in GGC materials such as news releases, Canadian Guider and Pipeline articles, and online at www.girlguides.ca or www.bc-girlguides.org in order to help promote Guiding and the bursary, grant and scholarship program.
  • Unsuccessful applicants may re-apply.
  • Recipient is expected to continue her involvement in Guiding in the future, after her educational program is completed.


Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

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