The New Relationship Trust Foundation assists First Nations students in BC to achieve their educational goals and supports First Nations language revitalization initiatives on an ongoing basis. Scholarships and Bursaries are available to First Nation students pursuing a post-secondary education from a recognized institution.
Scholarships are awarded at the Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate levels. Scholarship applications and guidelines for the 2020-21 academic year will open mid-April. Students that intend to apply for a scholarship should return at that time to download the updated application form and guidelines.
Bursaries are awarded to students pursuing trades certificates and diplomas. Bursary applications and guidelines for the 2020-21 academic year will open mid-April. Students that intend to apply for a bursary should return at that time to download the updated application form and guidelines.
Indigenous Early Years Scholarships and Bursaries are awarded to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis (MNBC verified), and Inuit) students residing in British Columbia that are enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution and are studying in an early years related field. Please check our website mid-April for an update on this funding stream.