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This Award was created by the Indigenous Adult & Higher Learning Association (IAHLA) in memory of Dr. Jacob McKay, Simmogit Bayt N’eeikhl, (1938-2009). Dr. McKay was a founding member of IAHLA and a Nisga’a hereditary Chief. He was strongly rooted in his Nisga’a language and culture and deeply passionate about passing on that legacy to young people.
This Award is financially supported by the Laxgalts'ap Village Government where Dr. McKay served for over 30 years, representing his community on the First Nations Education Steering Committee, a body that he co-founded, and served as a trustee in School District #92 for 15 years.
He was a well-respected chairman of Wilp Wilxo’oskwhl Nisga’a Institute, an Aboriginal post-secondary institute in the Nass Valley that he helped to establish. He also contributed to many regional, provincial, national and international education committees.
Register for your program by June 30 and automatically be entered into a draw to win a $250 credit. This credit may be used for tuition, fees, and books or items in the Bookstore.
Five winners will be drawn from Terrace and Prince Rupert campuses, three from Smithers and two from Hazelton.
This scholarship was established in 1992 in memory or Eric Buss' professional contribution to forest recreation in the Prince Rupert forest region and his association as a guest lecturer at Coast Mountain College. The recipient of this $200 award will have demonstrated good interpersonal skill and general academic excellence in a natural resources or related program. Selection will be by student nomination followed by faculty consensus.
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.