July 5, 2018
CMTN First Nations Fine Arts program offers new Advanced...
Frank ran his family farm in Cedarvale, BC, Canada. Frank is a Coast Mountain College Alumni student where got his Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprenticeship . Frank loved Harley Davidson Motorcycles and had many of them over the years. Frank was a gifted mechanic who donated countless hours and money to the Charities that he supported. Loved by many, his legacy lives on in the Canadian Motorcycle Drag Racing Association's; Frank Thompson Memorila Award for Most Devoted Volunteer of the Year". Frank J. Thompson Memorial Bursary will be presented to a deserving Heavy Duty Mechanic Student.
Coast Mountain College is pleased to offer Art Bursaries of up to $5000 to qualified Aboriginal applicants registering in the Freda Diesing School of First Nations Fine Arts. Bursaries will be awarded to first year applicants registering full-time in the certificate program; or to qualified Aboriginal applicants registering full-time in the diploma program. This bursary is awarded to individuals who wish to develop their artistic potential in traditional Northwest Coast Aboriginal art.
This award is made possible by the generous contributions of Bruce Byfield, journalist and writer and his wife Patricia L. Williams. Ms.William passed in the summer of 2010, and the award is being given in her memory. This award is given annually to a mature student (25 and over) from the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art who has demonstrated leadership and mentoring qualities in the classroom. Faculty from the School of Northwest Coast Art will select a student after confirmation of enrolment in the second semester of the certificate or diploma program.
Two annual awards of $1,000 each are available for women who are taking steps to re-enter the work force by enrolling full-time in a program of study at the Terrace campus. Preference will be given to women who have minimal sponsorship from other sources, have been out of the workforce, and who are single parents with dependant children.
This award is for an ACE-IT graduate who is planning to come to the College to further their Trades education.
Houle Electric is donating $7,500.00 to be used towards bursaries for electrical foundation and apprentice students.
In 2016/17 two $750.00 bursaries will be disbursed to two eligible students and in the subsequent years 2 @ $500.00 will be disbursed to 2 eligible students with the last year of disbursement being in 2022/23.
ICBABC Open Shop Construction Industry Education Bursary will go to any Trades Foundation students currently enrolled in one of the following foundation trades programs at CMTN: Carpentry, Electrical and Welding.
Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of BC (ICBABC) will award $1000.00 to an Apprentice Level 2 student enrolled in Carpentry, Electrical or Heavy Mechanical Trades. Please see the below criteria. A total of $5000.00 will be distributed over a period of 5 years.
This Bursary is in memory of Jack Talstra, who served as the longest running Mayor of Terrace from 1985 to 2008. As well as his duties as Mayor, Jack ran a successful law firm and raised 5 children. Jack served on many boards and advisory councils such as the BC for Community Achievement Awards. Jack was a visionary and is responsible for Ferry Island coming under the City of Terrace boundary, the development the Grand Trunk Pathway, and the second sheet of ice at the Terrace Sportplex. In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Terrace for his outstanding commitment to the community, and was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012. In 2014 Jack was appointed Freeman of the City of Terrace. Jack Talstra passed away in December 2014 following a long battle with cancer. This Bursary is for $1,000.00 and will be presented to a Health Sciences student one time per year.
One $500 bursary for First Nations students. This award is provided by the Academic Worker's Union and will go to a student nominated by a union member.