Grants to a maximum of $10,000 are provided to students with disabilities for the purchase of goods and services (students requiring attendant care may receive up to $12,000 within a calendar year). This program will assist students who would otherwise encounter access barriers due to their disability. Eligible goods and services include adaptive special equipment that is not covered by SETBC or other funding and attendant care for direct support related to schooling. There is no provision for tuition or books.
Contact your local Accessibility Services Coordinator for more information.
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.
This $2000 grant program is designed to assist students who have a functional limitation or impairment. The awards are intended to meet expenses that are not covered by other support programs and agencies. This program is available to both full and part-time students. Application for this funding is part of the regular British Columbia Student Assistance Program, (full-time students) or the High Need Part-Time Program (part-time students).
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.