Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Your future should be your #1 focus – not your money worries. We’ve got you covered. The Credit Unions of BC bursary program helped over 150 students last year set aside stress and concentrate on future plans.

In 2022, the Credit Union Foundation of BC provided over $215,000 in funding to help students facing barriers to post-secondary education!

How to Apply

When to Apply

Start Date Application Submission Award Notice
Fall Semester Sept.1 - Oct. 15 Mid-December
Winter Semester Jan. 1 - Feb. 15 Mid-March
Spring/Summer Semester May 1 - June 15 Mid-July


  • All applicants must have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Proof of enrolment and transcripts are required.
  • Applicants must be BC residents who are Canadian Citizens, a permanent resident of Canada or designated as a protected person.
  • Applicants must be in attendance at a public Canadian post-secondary school when the application is submitted.
  • Applicants attending accredited private schools will only be considered if the program is not offered at a public school. Applicants must provide a statement as to why they are not attending a public school and provide a receipt for tuition.
  • Programs of study may be academic, vocational, technical, or technological.
  • Graduate and post graduate students are not eligible.
  • Credit Union members are eligible for up to 2 awards per year.