Scholarships Opportunity

Scholarships 2023/2024

Between September 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023, please submit a short video (4 minutes or shorter) about the history of Chinese people in Canada and their contributions to the construction of the railroad and to this country. Applicants are welcome to share how this relates to your family’s history and their experience of being in Canada.

Submissions must be sent between September 1 and December 31, 2023 by email to

2024/2025 Submission Guidelines – James Pon Memorial Award

2024/2025 Consent and Release – James Pon Memorial Award

2024/2025 Application – James Pon Memorial Award

2024/2025 Marking Matrix Used by Judges – James Pon Memorial Award

All submissions must include:

  • The completed Application Form
  • The completed Consent/Release Form of the applicant
  • The completed Consent/Release Form of any person shown in the video
  • A link to the video as per the Technical Specifications

Featuring the 2023/2024 Award Winner

1st Place Post Secondary | Kartik Mittal
Computer Science at The University of Saskatchewan

1st Place High School | Eden Wu
Steveston London Secondary School
Richmond, British Columbia

Featuring the 2022/2023 Award Winner

1st Place | Joey Chan
Film and Video Production, Southern Calgary Institute of Technology (SAIT)

2nd Place | Stephanie Wong
Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in History, Concordia University of Edmonton

3rd Place | Camryn Yan 
Concurrent Education, Undergraduate in Sociology, Trent University, Ontario