Aboriginal Student Scholarships

Grade 11's:

Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Program - a week of travel and research exploration with full financial support!


Grade 12's:

The following links will assist you in finding scholarships based on aboriginal heritage:

Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee – Gwen Point Award - $1,000.00

Please see Financial Awards Group 2 for information on how to apply.

In addition to the standard application, candidates must provide a letter to describe their cultural involvement and/or service in this community (this may include volunteer work, working with Elders, community sports,etc.).

Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee Bursary - $500.00 

Please see Financial Awards Group 2 for information on how to apply.

Awarded to a grade 12 aboriginal student who is eligible for graduation and proceeding to an accredited Post Secondary Institution who has attained a minimum "C+ "average for the first two reporting periods (1st Semester) in grade 12. Student must have demonstrated good service, citizenship, personal determination and work ethic in school and/or community. Must demonstrate need for financial assistance


Irving K Barber Aboriginal Awards


BC Hydro Indigenous Scholarships and Bursaries

RBC Scholarship for Aboriginal Students 

Health Sciences Association Bursaries 

Husky Energy Scholarships for Indigenous Students 

Nelson Scholarship for Indigenous Students

New Relationship Trust

Ken Michel Memorial Scholarship for Carpentry 

UFV Kihci Tepakohp Iskwew Entrance Scholarship

UBC Awards for Aboriginal Students

SFU Scholarships for Canadian Aboriginal Students 

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society Mary Thomas Memorial ECE Scholarship

Canada Post Awards for Indigenous Students who have been out of school for a year or more.

Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards


Other Funding Sources:

1.            Local Band Office

2.            Stó:Lō Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training (SASET)