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Scholarships and Bursaries


Indigenous students are eligible to apply for all scholarships and bursaries in the district, in BC, and across Canada .  As well, there are provincial and national scholarships and bursaries intended specifically for students with Indigenous ancestry.

With thanks to the Indigenous community on the Sunshine Coast, each First Nations. Métis or Inuit student who wishes to receive and follow protocol to hold and care for an Eagle Feather or Métis Sash, is presented with the feather or sash at Graduation Ceremonies.   

School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)

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Price McIntosh Bursary – up to $5000.00

The Walter Charles Price and Adis Florence Mary McIntosh Bursary encourages greater enrolment in Canada’s documentary heritage profession by offering a financial aid to support the advancement and inclusion of:

  • visible minorities
  • Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis)
  • persons with disabilities

This bursary is for the documentary heritage profession only. It encourages students to register for studies leading to careers in libraries or archives.

Due Date: September 30

Indigenous Student Awards: $1000-$5000 (renewable annually)______________________

For students pursuing post-secondary education in BC.  Available to students who identify as Indigenous – First Nations (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit. All awards are renewable in order to provide sustained funding over multiple years for students pursuing trades training, apprenticeship, diploma, certificates, degree or post-degree programs.

Due Date: April 20



New Relationship Trust Scholarships and Bursaries provide awards for BC First Nations Students from the diploma to the doctoral level of studies.

Irving K. Barber Indigenous Awards are open to all Indigenous students. Award amounts range from $1000 to $5000.

The First Citizens Fund provides financial assistance to Indigenous students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Students may qualify for one of the two funding streams: $2,000 (based on financial need) or $700 (if receiving a living allowance from your Nation).

Indigenous students with disabilities can also locate supports and awards through the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society.


The Health Sciences Association (HSA) provides two $1000 bursaries to Indigenous students from BC who are continuing or proceeding in any HSA-related field.

BC Hydro Indigenous Scholarships and Bursaries

Canada Wide

New Relationship Trust

Eligible applicants must first have a confirmation letter from an authorized post-secondary institution.  “Scholarships are awarded at the Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate levels.  Check back in March 2020 for an update.” “Bursaries are awarded to students pursuing certificate, diploma, associate degree and trades programs. The call for NRTF applications and guidelines for the 2019-20 fiscal are now closed. IEY applications are available until funds exhausted.”


The Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool is a searchable list of 688 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada.

Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards


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