May 16, 2017
A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a student completing first year Sciences at the Prince Rupert campus. The recipient must be eligible to enrol in a full-time Science program at a post-secondary institution. This award has been established to provide a lasting memorial to John Hiom’s commitment and dedication to quality Science education. Selection will be by faculty nomination.
A $500 bursary will be awarded to a student who has, at our Prince Rupert campus, completed the provincial level CCP diploma or CCP pre-requisites for entry into a post secondary program of their choice and is continuing on to post-secondary education. This bursary is provided in lasting memory of John Wood's contribution to Adult Basic Education in Prince Rupert. As the funds are provided to help you to continue your education, you must enrol as a full-time student in the Fall to redeem the award. Please submit proof of registration to the Financial Awards Committee by September 30. Full-time registration can be at any recognized post-secondary institution.
Knox United Church in Terrace has, through a donation to the Endowment Fund, established this fund in celebration of the International Year of Youth, 1985. A $300 award is available annually to students enrolled in the CCP program. First consideration is given to students enrolled at the Terrace campus.
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.
The Terrace Make Children First Initiative has donated $10,000 in bursaries to students enrolled in the Post-Basic Early Childhood Education program at Northwest Community College. Eligible students should live within School Districts #82 and #92 (anywhere between Kitimat and Stewart, Kitsumkalum to the Hazeltons, including the Nass Valley). When the Post-Basic ECE program is not available, the Basic ECE program will be considered an eligible program.
An $800 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in the fourth term of the Applied Coastal Ecology program. The recipient will be the student who has achieved the highest grade point average in terms one through three.
Through a donation to, and matching funds from, Northwest Community College, the Minerva Foundation provides two $2,500 awards for Aboriginal women during each academic year.
2 $500 awards are available to NWCC Millwright and Welding students who demonstrate financial need.
Bursary Program for Houston Area Residents
In 2000/2001 the Morice Community Skills Centre (MCSC) based in Houston, BC, formally integrated its operations with NWCC. The MCSC created a Legacy Fund Bursary program through NWCC. Each year NWCC, through the Morice Community Skills Center Legacy Fund offers bursaries to Houston area adults. The purpose of the MCSC Legacy Fund is to encourage and financially assist adult access and participation in formal learning and skill development. Value of individual awards will be determined on an annual basis.
The Aboriginal Health Department of Northern Health and the First Nations Health Authority, Northern Region, have donated four awards valued at $500 each to Aboriginal or First Nations students studying at Northwest Community College in a health or health-related discipline. The donors are dedicated to their work with the Northern First Nations Health Partnership Committee and as such, provide these awards to illustrate their commitment to implementing the Northern First Nations Health and Wellness Plan, and their wish to support individuals who are also interested in this goal. Successful applicants of the Northern First Nations Health Partnership Committee Health and Wellness Award will be invited to a reception with the donors to celebrate their achievement.