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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.

$500.00
Deadline:
October 30

The NIRS was founded to promote, encourage and advance the awareness, knowledge and appreciation of economic development in B.C., particularly in the northern area of the province. Through a donation to our Endowment Fund, the Institute provides four $250 bursaries for students enrolled in Business Administration, University Transfer (pre-Commerce and Sciences), Tourism and Entrepreneurial related programs. Funds are provided to help students continue their education, recipients must re-enrol in the Fall semester to redeem the award. Enrolment can be with any recognized institution. Instructors will submit nominations to the Financial Awards Committee for final selection.

$250.00
Deadline:
April 1

The NIRS was founded to promote, encourage and advance the awareness, knowledge and appreciation of economic development in B.C., particularly in the northern area of the province. Through a donation to our Endowment Fund, the Institute provides two $500 scholarships for students enrolled in Business Administration, University Transfer (pre-Commerce and Sciences), Tourism and Entrepreneurial related programs. As funds are provided to help students continue their education, recipients must re-enrol in the Fall semester to redeem the award. Enrolment can be with any recognized institution. Instructors will submit nominations to the Financial Awards Committee for final selection.

$500.00
Deadline:
April 1

The NWCC Foundation is pleased to offer a number of entrance awards to students. The CCP Entrance Award is for CCP students who are planning to attend academic or trades foundations programs at NWCC. There are 15 awards of $500 available to students. To be eligible, students must have applied to their program by May 31 and submit a 500 word statement. Eligible students will be notified and awards will be distributed at stable enrolment. Awards will be allocated as follows:

  • Terrace - 5 awards
  • Prince Rupert - 5 awards
  • Smithers - 3 awards
  • Hazelton - 2 awards
$500.00
Deadline:
May 31

The NWCC Foundation is pleased to offer a number of entrance awards to students. The Dual Credit Entrance Award is for students who have completed a NWCC dual credit program (eg ACE IT, Intro to Health, Intro to Trades, dual credit) and are pursuing an adacemic or Trades foundation program at NWCC. There are 15 awards of $1000 available to students in local school districts. To be eligible, students must have applied to their program by May 31 and submit a 500 word statement. Eligible applicants will be notified and awards will be distributed at stable enrolment. Awards will be allocated as follows:

  • Haida Gwaii School District (#50) = 1 award
  • Prince Rupert School District (#52) = 4 awrds
  • Bulkley Valley School District (#54) = 3 awards
  • Coast Mountain School District (#82) = 5 awards
  • Nisga'a School District (#92) = 1 award
  • Stikine School District (#87) = 1 award
$1 000.00
Deadline:
May 31

The NWCC Foundation is pleased to offer a number of entrance awards to students. The High School Entrance Award is for high school students who have just graduated and are planning to attend any 2 year academic program at NWCC. There are 27 awards available to students in local school districts. To be eligible, students must have applied to their program by May 31 and submit a 500 word statement. Eligible students will be notified. $500 will be awarded at stable enrolment of first term and $1000 will be awarded at stable enrolment second year. Awards will be allocated as follows:

  • Haida Gwaii School District (#50) = 2 award
  • Prince Rupert School District (#52) = 7 awrds
  • Bulkley Valley School District (#54) = 6 awards
  • Coast Mountain School District (#82) = 8 awards
  • Nisga'a School District (#92) = 2 award
  • Stikine School District (#87) = 2 awards
$1 500.00
Deadline:
May 31

Patrick J. Hayes was a Career and College Preparation instructor, employed with Northwest Community College for 23+ years. He worked in the Terrace-Kitimat area from 1975 to 1978 until he moved to Hazelton where he worked at the campus there from 1978 to 1999. Pat encouraged many students over the years to pursue their education goals. He would always say, “Focus – you are a winner, and I know you can do it!” 

A $500 award is available each year to a student who has completed Career and College Preparation and is pursing higher educational goals at any recognized post secondary institution. To receive the award you must submit proof of enrolment to this office by September 30. Preference will be given to Career and College Preperation students from the Hazelton campus.

$500.00
Deadline:
June 30

Patti was a community activist who dedicated 28 years to the College, Library, students, and the Academic Workers’ Union. Over the years, Patti was always known for her help to others. She was kind-hearted, and positively influenced and changed the lives of many people. Patti was a friend to many, and dedicated herself to community organizations, and to improving the world. Patti’s spirit of helping people will carry on with this award. 

This awards value consists of two parts; $1000.00 cheque from the AWU, and a $1000.00 tuition credit to be used at Northwest Community College for a student intending to enroll in their second year of studies in an NWCC academic program. 

This award is intended to apply to a student engaged in, and committed to, community and/or international work empowering under-represented groups. For example, but not limited to: working in literacy, women’s issues, human rights, student advocacy, labour, First Nations, poverty, and multiculturalism.

$2 000.00
Deadline:
May 1

This $500 scholarship was created to provide a continuing memorial to Peter’s continual striving for opportunities for academic education and excellence in this region among the many students he taught. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who achieves the highest grade point average in full-time, first-year University Credit Arts studies at NWCC.

$500.00
Deadline:
May 1

Three (3) $500.00 awards will be presented to students enrolled in Trades training programs at NWCC.

$500.00
Deadline:
Feb 15 and Oct 30

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