Congratulations! You decided what you want to study, applied to a great school and were accepted. Now, how are you going to pay for it?
It's time to find out about the different kinds of financial aid available for First Nations and Aboriginal students in BC. Don't worry if you're not a "straight A" student — there's support available for nearly everyone with the desire and determination to get an education.
Looking for a place to start? Download FNHA's Scholarship and Bursary Guide for First Nations and Aboriginal students.
New Relationship Trust Foundation
Scholarship and bursary program administered by the New Relationship Trust Foundation on behalf of the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), which provides financial support to current post-secondary students pursuing health-related education.
Health Sciences Association
Aboriginal Learning Links
First Citizens Fund Student Bursary
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Aboriginal Multi-Media Society
BC Aboriginal Student Award
Tip: Create a profile on each of the following databases, as they not only house a huge amount of financial aid opportunities that you can search but will also send you matching awards based on the information you provide in your profile directly to your inbox on a recurring basis.