Financial Aid and Awards

Find funding for your education

Getting a post-secondary education is an important investment in your future. Just like any investment, you need to make a plan and find sources of funding. We can help. If you think you might need help funding your education, we strongly recommend that you discuss your needs with our Financial Assistance and Awards Advisor.

Government Assistance:

Student Loan Information helps eligible students with the cost of their post-secondary education through loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs. If you do not meet StudentAid BC residency guidelines, apply for other provincial loan programs for the province where you last resided for 12 consecutive months.


Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards:

Thousands of dollars in Bursaries and Scholarships are available to students who are either entering College of the Rockies for the first time, or are currently enrolled in a full-time program.

There are two main types of financial awards: Scholarships and Bursaries

  • Bursaries are awards based on financial need and reasonable academic standing.
  • Scholarships are awards to a student to help finance further education based on academic merit or excellence in the area to which the award pertains

Who’s eligible?

  • Any student enrolled in any full-time program at College of the Rockies, in the current academic year.
  • A student is considered full-time if they have a minimum 60% course load in any program (40% for students with documented disabilities. Students applying for the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) bursaries and Community Service Awards must be enrolled in a minimum 80% course load.
  • If you’re not a College of the Rockies student yet, but are planning to attend, apply for our entrance awards

Quick Links:

2021/2022 Entrance Bursaries

Adult Upgrading Grant

College of the Rockies / SIDIT Awards Program

Columbia Basin Trust Bursaries

CIBC Future Heroes Bursary

Dual Credit Awards

External Award Opportunities

Former Youth in Care

Indigenous Scholarships and Awards

International Learning Abroad Scholarships

International Students’ Scholarships

Irving K Barber Transfer Scholarships

Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal

Teck Scholarships

Volunteer Opportunities

Additional Info and Resources