Grant Name: Youth Educational Assistance Fund for Former Youth in Care

Status:

Active

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Deadline:

N/A

Description

This program provides grants of $5’500 per program year to former BC youth in care students between 19 and 24 years of age. Student may receive a maximum of four grants.

Eligibility

  • you must be a former BC youth in continuing custody
    • in the continuing custody of a director designated under Section 91 of the Child, Family and Community Service Act (CFCSA) pursuant to that act; or,
    • under the guardianship of a director pursuant to section 51(1)(a) of the Infants Act; or,
    • under the guardianship of a director of adoption pursuant to the Adoption Act
  • a full-time student or a student with a permanent disability studying at a 40% course load
  • registered to take post-secondary-level courses from a designated post-secondary institution in an eligible program leading to a certificate, diploma or degree that is at least 12 weeks long
  • between 19 and 24 years old

How to Apply?

  • Complete the application form and attach a letter from any Ministry of Children and Family Development office or delegated Aboriginal agency stating you are a former youth-in-care.
  • If you are not applying for financial assistance through StudentAid BC, a financial aid officer at your school must also complete a confirmation of enrolment form.
  • If you are denied funding and want to appeal, please complete an appeal form and submit it along with the documentation listed on the form to StudentAid BC.

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Funding Amount

$5,500

Contact Information

NA

Processing Fee

N/A

Location/Classification

British Columbia, Canada
Student Aid

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