July 13, 2017
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.