This program was established this year in partnership with the Vancouver Film Studio and is intended to award financial assistance to indigenous persons who plan to pursue any kind of formal or informal career-related education or training in British Columbia. This includes, but is not limited to, post-secondary education, short or long certification programs, diplomas, skill-building programs, training programs, etc.
There is $12,000 of funding to be distributed, and the bursary amounts will vary depending on applicant needs. The maximum amount awarded to one applicant is $3,000. The application portal is now open and the deadline to apply is November 30th, 2022. Recipients will be notified of the status of their application no later than January 27th, 2023.