Don’t let money stand in the way of achieving your goals. As an NIC student, you
may be eligible to receive financial assistance from loans, grants, bursaries, or
scholarships. NIC’s financial aid advisors can help you with loan forms and financial
aid applications. They can also work with you to explore all your funding options,
from bank and government student loans to scholarships, study grants, and bursaries.
Speak with a financial aid advisor for options and funding sources available to
Scholarships & Bursaries
North Island College Foundation Awards
External scholarship search sites:
Emergency Assistance Funds
When Provincial funding is available, North Island College provides financial support to students throughout the year who
need help with books, transportation, childcare, groceries, or other emergencies
that would otherwise prevent them from completing their studies.
Funds are available
- Board of Governors Emergency Fund, up to $200 / year per student
Available to all eligible NIC students
- Aboriginal Emergency Assistance Fund, up to $700 / year per student
Available to all eligible Aboriginal students at NIC
For more information or to apply, contact a financial aid advisor, see our
Aboriginal Services page or meet with an Aboriginal services advisor.
Government Financial Assistance Programs
Ministry of Advanced Education
PO Box 9173, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V9W 9H7
Toll free 1-800-561-1818
Following are some financial aid programs for which you can find information at
the StudentAid BC Website.
- Canada Student Loan
- BC Student Loan
- Canada Student Grant for Part-time Students
- Canada Student Loan for Part-time Students
- Canada Student Grant for Students with Dependents
- Canada Student Grant for Persons with Permanent Disabilities
- Adult Basic Education Student Assistance Program (ABESAP)
- Nurses Education Bursaries
Student Financial Assistance in other provinces and territories:
Bank Loans or Lines of Credit
Students may be able to qualify for student lines of credit through a financial
institution. A co-signer may be required. Students must make the monthly interest
payments while enrolled in their studies.