Health Careers - Scholarship and Bursary Info

Scholarships and Bursary Guide

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. 


Featured Health Career-Specific Scholarships

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

Tip: Connect with and research the websites of the professional college, association, and/or union related to your specific health field of study, such as registered nursing, as they may offer support for their students and members.

First Nations and Aboriginal Specific Funding

Aboriginal Learning Links

First Citizens Fund Student Bursary

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

Aboriginal Multi-Media Society

BC Aboriginal Student Award

Scholarship and Bursary Databases

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.

Other Sources of Financial Aid

StudentAid BC


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