June 18, 2018
Northwest Community College is now Coast Mountain...
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 NWCC: 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.
A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a student completing first year Sciences at the Prince Rupert campus. The recipient must be eligible to enrol in a full-time Science program at a post-secondary institution. This award has been established to provide a lasting memorial to John Hiom’s commitment and dedication to quality Science education. Selection will be by faculty nomination.
The John Jensen Award of $500 is given annually to a politically active student of NWCC. It is provided by the Academic Worker's Union and will go to a student nominated by a union member.
A $500 bursary will be awarded to a student who has, at our Prince Rupert campus, completed the provincial level CCP diploma or CCP pre-requisites for entry into a post secondary program of their choice and is continuing on to post-secondary education. This bursary is provided in lasting memory of John Wood's contribution to Adult Basic Education in Prince Rupert. As the funds are provided to help you to continue your education, you must enrol as a full-time student in the Fall to redeem the award. Please submit proof of registration to the Financial Awards Committee by September 30. Full-time registration can be at any recognized post-secondary institution.