Looking for a post-secondary resource for BC Aboriginal learners? Well here you go! "Aboriginal Learning Links" provides organized links to other websites that can help you find information on Financial Support, Child Care, Housing and even Career Planning. To start, just click on the links to the left. If you want to save your links with your own profile, you can create an account and "add to your favourites!"
IAHLA and FNESC have been informed of a new scholarship opportunity. The Horatio Alger Jim Pattison British Columbia Scholarship Program is named in honour of Canadian business icon Jim Pattison — an International Horatio Alger Award recipient, and thus, a Member of the Association.
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Apply by email, mail or fax to:
Dr. Jacob McKay Awards Committee
c/o Indigenous Adult & Higher Learning Association (IAHLA)
Suite #113 – 100 Park Royal South
West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2
The Flatiron Graham Aboriginal Scholarship Posted date: October 30, 2013
IAHLA and FNESC have been informed that the second call for New Relationship Trust Bursaries is now open. NRT Bursaries are available to First Nation students pursuing a post-secondary education from a recognized institution. Bursaries are awarded to students pursuing trades certificates and diplomas. Funds are awarded on a first come first serve basis until funds are exhausted. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.newrelationshiptrust.ca/funding/for-students.
IAHLA and FNESC have been informed that the Shore Davis Johnston Award Program for the 2013 / 2014 academic year is now accepting applications. The Shore Davis Johnston Award recognizes a student registered in the Faculty of Law at an accredited Canadian university who demonstrates an understanding of current criminal issues in Canada by answering the following question in approximately 1000 words:
The Irving K. Barber Scholarship Society is now accepting applications for the 2013 BC Aboriginal Student Awards. Please see: http://www.bcscholarship.ca/web/aboriginal/apply for more information
BC Hydro is proud to support education and skill development in B.C.'s Aboriginal communities. We are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workforce which is representative of the communities we serve.Aboriginal scholarships are awarded to selected B.C. Aboriginal students currently enrolled in a full-time post-secondary institution or students in Grade 12 planning to pursue a full-time public post-secondary education within Canada. BC Hydro offers the following scholarships:
CN is proud to recognize and encourage educational excellence. Through its recently revised Scholarships Program, CN will offer grants to support the post-secondary education of women, military veterans and people of Aboriginal heritage in Canada. As part of this program, and to support its hiring needs, CN will sponsor these deserving, best-in-class students enrolled in programs relevant to CN’s core business. Selected students will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship, tenable for one academic year.
Awards of $1,000 - $5,000 are available to Aboriginal students enrolled in BC public post-secondary studies including trades, certificate, diploma, degree, master’s, doctoral, and teacher education programs. The program is targeted towards students who have been active in their school or community and are studying at a BC public post-secondary institution or Aboriginal-run institution.
Prospective students and their families can use the tool to find information on the 286 different academic programs designed for Aboriginal students and other helpful resources available at Canadian universities, such as financial assistance, housing, cultural activities, counselling, availability of Elders, gathering spaces and mentoring.
How to ApplyPlease see attached application forms for 2013. The application deadline is May 3, 2013. Once completed, drop off, mail, or fax your application to:The Federation of Community Social Services of BCBursary Selection Committee2nd Floor, 526 Michigan Street | Victoria, BC | V8V 1S2 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Fax: 250.480.7396
Please see the Ministry’s Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education, Student Resources webpage for more information: http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/aboriginal/student-resources.htm. At the bottom of the page, click on the “Student Services” Tab for links to public post-secondary institution’s Aboriginal Students Services websites. Contact Naomi Adams (email@example.com) if you have any further questions.