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This program provides grant funding to encourage eligible students to attend targeted high priority programs at eligible BC public post-secondary institutions. Eligible students may receive up to $500 to purchase tools, up to $4,000 to cover costs of relocation to attend an in-demand program, and/or a reduction in BC Student Loan repayment of up to $5,400. Eligible programs include Heavy Mechanical Trades, Mining Industry Certificates, Oil and Gas Field Operations, Welders, Carpenters, Industrial Electricians, Heavy Equipment Operators, Iron Workers, and more.
The Governor General's Bronze Medal is awarded each year to an outstanding student graduating from a two-year diploma program. Normally, this prestigious medal is awarded to the student who has attained the highest academic standing during two years of full-time study.
The Lieutenant-Governor Silver Medal is awarded each year to a student in a vocational or career program of less than two years duration. The student selected will be one who has not only excelled in his or her studies, but has also contributed in a positive way to the life of the College or to the community. Nomination deadline is May 1.