DHS Scholarship Funds




To qualify for any of the up to ten $1,200 Scholarships offered by the Danish House Society and the Danish-Canadian Community Centre of BC you must meet the following criteria:


  1. Be of Danish descent and/or a family member of a past or present member (names please for verification) of the Danish House Society or the Danish Canadian Community Centre of BC.
  2. Be a resident of British Columbia working towards a degree or diploma in an accredited post-secondary institution. Evidence of registration in such institution is required along with a transcript of latest marks and
  3. Be of good character and provide written references from a high school or college administrator and at least two current references including an employer, if applicable.

Application should be made by a hand-written letter giving your reasons for requesting the scholarship and describing your personal interests, hobbies, goals, dreams, financial need and volunteer experience. Participation as a volunteer in Danish House Society activities should be noted. The DHS/DCCC scholarships will be awarded in June 2016.

To be considered for a 2016 DHS/DCCC Scholarship, your application and relevant information (including your phone number, postal and e-mail addresses) must be submitted by March 31, 2016 to:

Danish House Society – DHS/DCCC Scholarship
6540 Thomas Street
Burnaby, BC  V5B 4P9

Please note that each applicant is limited to receiving no more than three DHS/DCCC scholarships.

For further information please contact any of the DHS/DCCC scholarship committee members:


Stan Chester(604) 921-9880
Ella Wolder(604) 530-5083
Margit Hansson(604) 574-8833
Annette Lauridsen(604) 533-5719