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Financial Aid - External Awards

Five $1,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, certificate or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. 

Scholarships are awarded quarterly and applications are accepted year round. Details about video topic and requirements can be found on our Scholarship page.


$1 000.00

The BC Arts Council (BCAC) provides scholarship funding of up to $6,000 per individual per year to outstanding British Columbia art students. B.C. residents accepted for full-time studies and pursuing a fine arts diploma or degree at a recognized college, university, institution or academy in any country  in the world can apply.

$6 000.00
The application deadline is April 30.

The BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations' Art is a juried competition celebrating artistic excellence and highlighting the cultural significance of the arts of the First Nations In BC. Up to five awards of $2,500 will be presented to artists affiliated with BC First Nations working in BC traditional or contemporary visual arts.

$2 500.00

Just as we work hard to build a bright energy future, we know there are students in B.C. who are working to grow their schools and communities. BC Hydro is proud to recognize these future leaders and role models with scholarships. We look to build the next generation of engineers, electricians, and many other key roles who will help us deliver clean energy for generations. We are thrilled to support students who are not only committed to a post-secondary education but who are good examples of how to maintain a healthy life balance. 

Visit BC Hydro's website to learn more: BC Hydro Scholarships

$2 000.00
May 15

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union offers scholarship awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students who are BCGEU members or relatives of BCGEU members or staff.

$3 000.00

The Community Living BC (CLBC) – BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) Scholarship is a $100,000 fund to benefit adults with developmental disabilities being served by CLBC across the province. Funds are to support personal and professional development. The application process is generally open during February and March; however, this is subject to change.

The Brian Grant Award is for $1,500. Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a full-time college or university program and have completed at least one undergraduate year in environmental science, engineering, or other suitable major related to the field of solid waste management, industry product stewardship or recycling.

$1 500.00

The Canada Company Scholarship Fund was created in recognition of the selfless sacrifice that Canada’s brave military personnel make in the service of their country and in tribute to the children they have left behind. The Fund provides up to $4,000 per year for up to four years to support the post-secondary education for children who qualify. 

$4 000.00

Canada's Luckiest Student begins in August. For more info, check the link or contact the Student Life Network at

Each year, the Canadian Mineral Processors (CMP) recognize superior accomplishments of CIM members in the field of Mineral Processing at its Annual Banquet. Five (5) distinct and prestigious awards can be granted to exceptional individuals who are nominated by their peers of the industry. For more information regarding the deadline, awards, and the nomination form, please visit the CMP website.