September 18, 2017
Terrace, BC – Northwest Community College...
The Rotary Club of Prince Rupert, through a donation to Northwest Community College Endowment Fund, has established an ongoing bursary fund of $250 per year. The first priority for awarding this money will be to full-time credit students attending class at the Prince Rupert campus or to Prince Rupert students attending programs in Terrace. Students from other areas would be eligible if the award was not made in the first semester to a Prince Rupert student.
Rhena Gardiner was an Early Childhood Education (ECE) faculty member who passed away several years ago. In her memory, AWU presents an award to a student who demonstrates maturity and commitment to their studies and who has a particular interest in supporting children with special needs.
Rio Tinto Alcan has established an ongoing bursary fund of $500 per year. This fund is the result of a donation to the Northwest Community College Endowment Fund. Applicants for the Rio Tinto Alcan Bursary must be enrolled in full-time credit programs and must have demonstrated financial need.
This bursary was created to honor the memory of former NWCC employee Sandra Bullock. Sandra was an active member in the Terrace Hospice Society and a champion of higher learning.
This bursary will be awarded to a student enrolled in the Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate in Nursing or Home Care Attendant Program
Shelley Koopmans devoted many years of exceptional service to students at NWCC. She was a tireless advocate and acted with grace, care and understanding. This bursary is meant to honor Shelley's contributions and to continue a legacy in her name.
The bursary is self-funded through donations and will be adjudicated annually in fall. If funds permit, the bursary may be adjudicated twice per year.
Should you wish to donate, please contact NWCC's Advancement Department at 1.877.277.2288
Two $300 bursaries are available annually. One to be awarded to a student enrolled in full-time studies at the Terrace or Prince Rupert campus who is the son or daughter of a Skeena Cellulose employee. The second bursary is to be awarded to any full-time student from within the College region.
The Social Service Worker Bursary is for full or part time students enrolled in the SSW certificate or diploma program at any NWCC campus.
The Spectra Energy Bursary is for full time students enrolled in the trades programs; Electrical, Millwright, Enhance Welding and Heavy Mechancial Foundations at any NWCC campus.
Established by Robin Austin, MLA for Skeena in memorial of Stacy Campbell who overcame many challenges to complete a Bachelor of Social Work degree. She started her studies at Northwest Community College and went on the complete her degree at the University of Northern British Columbia. This $500 is available to a Social Service Worker student within the Skeena riding.
This award is open to any female student with financial need who is enrolled full time and who is in good academic standing. The amount of this bursary varies each year.