Indigenous Awards

Helping Indigenous Students Succeed

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), M├ętis or Inuit. All are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years.


What You Should Know

Applications for the 2020/2021 school year are no longer being accepted. Please check back in early 2021 for updated eligibility and application details.

Student Award
$1000-$2500 (multi-year) for students pursuing trades training, apprenticeships, diplomas, certificates or undergraduate degrees.

Masters/Doctoral Studies Award
$5,000 (multi-year) for students pursuing Masters or Doctoral studies.

Teacher Education Award
$5,000 (multi-year) for students pursuing a teaching certificate.

Am I Eligible?

2019 Indigenous Award Recipients