Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards
Aboriginal Student Awards
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1. AANDC Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool
The Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool is a searchable list of more than 750 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada.
The Indspire awards used to be known as the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) has grown and evolved into the largest non-governmental funding body for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis post secondary students across Canada. Bursary and scholarship awards are provided to over 600 First Nations, Inuit, and Métis student annually across a diverse range of disciplines. In total, the Indspire awards have disbursed over $32 million to over 8400 recipients since its inception. Indspire offers financial assistance (scholarships and bursaries) through three major categories: Post-Secondary Education, Fine Arts and Cultural Projects and Health Careers.
3. Irving K. Barber BC Aboriginal Student Award
The Scholarship Society administers the program in partnership with the Victoria Foundation. Awards of $1,000 - $3,500 are available for Aboriginal people pursuing post-secondary education that is at least nine weeks long.
Provincial Tuition Waiver Program
Youth Education Assistant Fund
Most of the following websites have extensive listings for Aboriginal scholarships, bursaries and awards: