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Title: Bursary and Scholarship Resume


1
Bursary and Scholarship Resume
  • 2012 - 2013

2
Before You Begin
  • There isnt much difference between a work resume
    and a bursary resume. Bursary resumes will focus
    more on academic achievements and school and
    community activities rather than work experience.
  • Both types of resumes will
  • Be easy to read (print size font style)
  • Be well organized subheadings and bullets
  • Be 1 2 pages in length

3
Before You Begin
  • Place your name, address and phone number at
    the
  • top of the page. You can include your email
  • address if you wish.
  • Only include subheadings for which you have
  • information or experience. Eliminate the
    other
  • subheadings.
  • Get your parents to help you recall information
    such
  • as volunteer activities.
  • Only use activities for grades 10, 11 and 12
    unless
  • you have been continually participating for
    several
  • years.

4
To Start
  • Name, address and phone number should be
  • prominently displayed.
  • Subtitle Career Pathway
  • Explain where you would like to continue your
  • education, field of study and your ultimate
    career
  • goal.
  • Subtitle Education
  • Identify the name of your high school and
    expected
  • year of graduation.

5
Resume Layout
Example
Your name contact information
  • DAVID JONES
  • 1500 Malahat Ave
  • Courtenay, BC V9N 2Z4
  • (250) 334-1000
  • Educational Pathways
  • My goal is to attend North Island College for
    two years
  • before transferring to the University of
    Victoria. The area...
  • Education
  • Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
  • Graduating June 2013

Subheadings should be highlighted (bold print)
6
Academic Achievements
  • Include
  • All awards
  • Honour Roll standing
  • Grade point average (GPA)
  • Math competitions
  • Science Fair
  • Special programs or classes taken outside of
  • regular school

7
Academic Achievements
  • Place the most recent information first.
  • If more than one achievement in a given year,
    list
  • the most important one first.
  • If some achievements span several years, put
    the
  • longest term achievements that are still
    current first.

8
Academic Achievements
Example
  • Education
  • Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
  • Graduating June 2013
  • Awards and Honours Received
  • 2012 Mark R. Isfeld Secondary Community Service
    Award
  • Comox Valley Festival of the Arts, Gold place in
    Piano Solo
  • 2011 Most Improved Athlete in Physical Education
    Award
  • 2010 Comox Valley Heritage Society, painting
    selected to appear
  • in exhibition
  • 2010-12 Passport to Education recipient

Most recent information goes first.
9
Extra Curricular - Athletic Achievements
  • Include
  • All awards
  • Team memberships
  • Organizing of events
  • Helping with events at school community
  • Group by sport or activity. Within each
    grouping, begin with the most recent achievement
    or activity.

10
Extra Curricular - Art Achievements
  • Include all involvement
  • drama
  • music
  • dance
  • art
  • Follow the same suggestions as Athletic
    Achievements.

11
Extra Curricular - Athletic/Arts Achievements
Example
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • 2012 Rainbow Youth Theatre, role of Rolfe in
  • Sound of Music production
  • 2011-12 Mark R. Isfeld Secondary, Football team
  • 2010-12 Mark R. Isfeld Secondary, Volleyball team
  • Mark R. Isfeld Secondary, Senior Jazz Band
  • 2005-12 Private piano lessons

You only need to place the date once for several
activities done at the same time
12
School and Community Involvement
  • School membership in
  • clubs
  • Student Council (government)
  • school volunteer experiences

13
School and Community Involvement
  • Include community memberships
  • community groups
  • church groups
  • other volunteer activities in which
  • you have been involved that did
  • not take place at your school site
  • (e.g. Volunteer firefighter, United
  • Way Youth Committee, summer
  • day camps)

14
School and Community Involvement
Continue to place most recent items first.
Example
  • School and Community Involvement
  • 2010-12 Mark R. Isfeld Secondary Interact Club
  • 2011 Counter Attack Road Sense Club,
  • assisted with coordination of trauma room for
  • Vancouver Island Conference.
  • 2009-11 Mark R. Isfeld Environmental Club,
    assisted in
  • petitioning t save local green space and
    planting
  • trees in community parks.
  • 2008 Puntledge River Hatchery Tour (elementary
  • school field trip project)

Be sure to line up your columns. The TAB key is
important.
15
Work Experience
  • Include paid or volunteer experiences from summer
    or continuing positions.
  • Once again, begin with the most recent activities.

16
Work Experience
Example
Be sure to leave a space between the subheading
and the information that follows.
  • Work Experience
  • 2010-12 McDonalds Restaurant, cashier
  • 2010-12 Kids Fest volunteer
  • 2009-10 Courtenay Recreation Centre, Summer
  • Kids in the Park Camp
  • 2008-10 Babysitting

Also leave a space before adding another
subheading
17
Skills and Attributes
  • This can be broken down into several areas if
    needed.
  • (e.g. Typing, Languages, Computer Skills)
  • Focus on strengths and positive qualities that
  • enhance who you are and give insight to your
  • character.
  • Sample adjective terms to consider
  • Organized, attentive to detail, dependable,
    excellent
  • memory, outgoing, positive demeanor, strong
    verbal
  • and written communication skills, able to
    work
  • effectively as a team player, etc.

18
Seminars / Conferences Attended
  • Record any seminar or conference attended in or
    out of town.
  • Examples
  • Career Fair
  • P.A.R.T.Y. Program
  • World Host Program
  • Red Cross Training
  • Food Safe

19
Interests
  • List some areas that are of interest, hobbies or
    past-times.
  • Examples
  • classic cars
  • martial arts
  • gardening
  • horseback riding

20
References
  • Select 3 people who know you well.
  • (Teachers, coaches, instructors, family
    friends, etc.)
  • Do NOT include parents or other relatives.
  • Also do NOT include anyone who is not an adult
  • Be sure to ask them if they are willing to be
    your
  • reference.
  • You will need their contact information (full
    name,
  • address and phone number)

21
References
Example
  • References
  • Mrs. Kathleen Smith, Piano Teacher
  • 100 1000 Noel Ave.
  • Comox, BC V8M 1Z2
  • (250) 339-0000
  • Constable Huxley, School Liaison Officer
  • RCMP Courtenay Detachment
  • 1000 Ryan Road
  • Courtenay, BC V9N 1Z2
  • (250) 338-0000
  • Ms. Hedy Fixit, Counsellor
  • Mark R. Isfeld Secondary
  • 1551 Lewick Road
  • Courtenay, BC V9N 9B5
  • (250)334-2428

Be sure to ask if a person will be a reference
before adding them to your resume.
22
Resume Styles
  • Check the Internet to look at a variety of
    styles. Just be sure to keep your resume easy to
    read.
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23
List of Action Words
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    AdaptedAdjustedAnalyzedAnsweredAppliedArrange
    dAssembledAssignedAssistedAttended
  • BalancedBeganBroughtBuilt
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    edConstructedContactedContributedControlledCo
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More words
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List of Action Words
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    gatedDeliveredDemonstratedDescribedDesignated
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    visedDiagnosedDirectedDiscussedDocumentedDraf
    ted
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    EnsuredEstablished EstimatedExaminedExcelled
    ExercisedExpandedExplainedFacilitatedFiledFor
    mulatedFoundedGatheredGeneratedGradedGranted
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More words
25
List of Action Words
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    oducedInventedInvestigated
  • Justified
  • LabeledLaunchedLecturedLedLicensedLocated
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    iedMonitoredMotivatedNotified
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26
List of Action Words
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More words
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List of Action Words
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    marizedSupervisedSupplied
  • TaughtTestedTrainedTransferredTransformedTran
    slatedTransmittedTransportedTreatedTutored
  • UpdatedUsedUtilized
  • VerifiedVisitedVolunteered
  • Worked
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