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Scholarships and Bursaries

NIC Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries

Applying is easier than ever! One online application form automatically enters students for every eligible award.

Click here to get started on your NIC Foundation bursary and scholarship application.

The Awards application deadline is April 30, 2015. You must be a registered NIC student to apply.

Scholarships and bursaries are awarded in the summer. Students will be notified by email or by letter mail.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, North Island College Foundation offers students over $250,000 in scholarships and bursaries each year.

  • Scholarships are based on academic standing*
  • Bursaries are funds designed to assist students who demonstrate financial need.**
  • Some awards are based on both academic performance and financial need.

*Unless otherwise noted, scholarships are awarded to full-time students taking a minimum 24 credits.

**Students must meet specific eligibility criteria and must submit an application.

The criteria for each award depends on the wishes of the donor and the program or campus to which it relates.

External Scholarships and Bursaries

Irving K Barber International Scholarships

The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society leave site, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation, hosts a suite of international scholarships designed to support students from BC who:

  • are enrolled in an academic program at a public BC post-secondary institution leading to a credential that requires at least one year of full-time study and have been accepted into an eligible study or work abroad program;
  • have demonstrated extracurricular community involvement and academic standing suitable to an overseas study/work program;
  • are residents of British Columbia, defined as having had a primary residence at an address in the province for at least the past 12 consecutive months prior to application deadline;

The 2015 application deadline has now passed. If you would like additional information about these scholarships, please email Doris Funk, Financial Aid Officer, Comox Valley campus.

BC Aboriginal Student Award Scholarship

Open doors and go places with a BC Aboriginal Student Award or Aboriginal Teacher Education Award leave site.

The Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society is offering awards of $1,000 - $5,000 for Aboriginal learners. The program is open to BC students of Aboriginal ancestry who:

  • plan to study in a program with a minimum length of 9 weeks leading to a post-secondary credential;
  • are First Nations, Inuit or Metis;
  • are residents of British Columbia, defined as having had a primary residence at an address in the province for at least the past 12 consecutive months prior to application deadline.

The 2015 application deadline has now passed. If you would like additional information about these scholarships, please email Doris Funk, Financial Aid Officer, Comox Valley campus.

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Erin Petersen
Development Officer
250-334-5000 ext: 4039
erin.petersen@nic.bc.ca
Jolean Finnerty
Development Assistant
250-334-5000 ext 4017
jolean.finnerty@nic.bc.ca

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