Graphic Design Scholarship in Memory of Emily Sheane

Emily Sheane was working at Joe Fortes while studying graphic design at BCIT when her life was cut short in March of 2016. With the consent of her family, Emily’s employer, Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House, along with Moraine Estate Winery, established an annual $1500 scholarship in her memory.

The scholarship is open to individuals currently enrolled, or recently completed, BCIT’s Graphic Design program (part-time or full-time) and working in the hospitality business to support themselves and their education.

Important dates


REWIEWING PERIOD: Student nominated by Dean at BCIT Graphic Design Program

CHEQUE PRESENTATION: Winner will be contacted and cheques presented

Emily Sheane Legacy Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is funded by Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House along with Moraine Estate Winery.

Value of Scholarship


Special Considerations

Winners are expected to work in British Columbia in the hospitality industry for at least 6 months while completing their Graphic Design Program

You are NOT eligible to receive this scholarship two consecutive years



  • Background

    This scholarship is open ONLY to Graphic Design students at BCIT who are working in hospitality to support their studies.


  • Academic Information

    Dean will nominate the deserving student.

  • Why are you applying?


  • References



0 Scholarships Awarded

NOTE: Should you receive an award from the BC Hospitality Foundation, as a condition to your acceptance of this award, you agree that neither the BC Hospitality Foundation nor any of its officers, directors, employees or agents shall be responsible for any and all costs and expenses (other than, but not specifically limited to, tuition and other items identified in writing by the grantor of this scholarship). Should you receive an award from the BC Hospitality Foundation, permission is granted to use your name for publicity purposes.