This Scholarship, if awarded to you will pay for all school-related costs such as tuition, fees, books & supplies, and a student bus pass (Upass). Living expenses while attending will be the responsibility of the student
If you have been admitted into a certificate program and have been denied funding by your Nation, or other funding agency, this might be an opportunity to get the funding you need to start your certificate program.
The application requirements are as follows:
A copy of a funding denial letter from your Nation or other funding agency you have applied to and any relevant communication from the funding organizations.
An essay describing your financial need and how this scholarship could help you in reaching your career goals, as well as specifying the program in which you are interested. The essay must be at least three paragraphs long, single-spaced, and no more than one page long.
Confirmed living allowance – i.e., eligible for a student loan, organization or Band funding-only living allowance.
If you are a NON-STATUS applicant we ask that you also write a brief letter describing your heritage and why you have not been able to attain status.
These programs are already funded by other financial programs or organizations
**If you have already taken a certificate level program at NEC, you will not be eligible to apply as this is for first time applicants only.
The Student Financial Aid Advisors will notify you if you are awarded the scholarship. In the interim please work on acquiring living expenses and if you need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact a student advisor at 604-873-3761 ext. 313 or 318.
Student & Financial Aid Advisor.