The Society offers three Award programs for students pursuing post-secondary education in BC. They are available to students who identify as Indigenous, defined as First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit. All are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years.
A) You are First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Inuit or Métis;
B) You are a resident of British Columbia, defined as having a primary residence in the province for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the date of full-time enrollment in the program for which the award is applied for;
C) You are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant), convention refugee, or protected person living in Canada;
D) You are planning to study at a BC public post-secondary institution, or Indigenous post-secondary institution;
E) Your course of study will be no less than two semesters in length and will commence sometime between the dates of May 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022;
F) You will be registered as a full-time student, as defined by the institution you will be attending (usually 60% or more of a full course load).