The New Relationship Trust Foundation (NRT Foundation) is pleased to announce the second year of the $1 million Indigenous Early Years Scholarship and Bursary program. This initiative is made possible with the support of the Provincial Office for the Early Years. The Indigenous Early Years Scholarship and Bursary Program will add to the NRT Foundation’s 2,028 students funded to date, by ensuring that more than 200 additional Indigenous students living in BC will be able to access post-secondary funding. The NRT Foundation is offering scholarships and bursaries to Indigenous students who currently reside in British Columbia and are enrolled in Early Years related programs.
Indigenous: First Nations, First People, Métis (Métis Nation of BC approved) and Inuit people of Canada.
Those who identify as Indigenous persons and are residents of British Columbia are eligible for the Indigenous Early Years Scholarship Program in areas of study that align with early years’ professions including early childhood education, early intervention therapies and supports, and other para-professions.
Early Years fields of study include but are not limited to:
Eligible Program types:
Ineligible Program types:
2018/19 IEY Scholarship Applications are now closed. Second call for Bursaries opens September 13th and closes October 25th at noon.