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Bursary applications to open March 3rd !

The BC Orca Bursary Program was established by a generous group of philanthropists who want to provide financial and other support to current or former youth in government (foster) care who are pursuing post-secondary studies. Twenty bursaries will be awarded in 2023. Apply now! Read more about the BC Orca Bursary Program.  

The Joy MacPhail Youth Bursary, established in 2022 with funding from the Face the World Foundation, aims to provide financial support for post-secondary studies to a young person who joined their family by legal adoption or other forms of permanency. One $3,000 bursary will be awarded annually from 2022-26. Apply now! Read more about the Joy MacPhail Youth Bursary.  

Applications for both bursaries will open on March 3. The deadline to apply is April 16 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Recipients will be notified of the status of their application by June 15, 2023.

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