Financial Aid & Awards

Education should be accessible for everyone, and you shouldn't have to worry about finances while you study. We offer consultation on student loan issues, assistance with your applications for financial assistance, help with personal budgeting, and more.

Fee Deferrals Available for 2020 Intersession:

Students receiving full-time loans for the 2020 Intersession can request a fee deferral by e-mailing the Financial Aid & Awards office at  Your request must contain your student number and your loan application number.

Fee deferral requests must be received before the fee payment deadline of April 15, 2020.

2019-2020 Scholarships & Bursaries Now Open for Applications:

Next closing is April 30, 2020.  Keep checking the application site as we add new awards throughout the cycle.  Good luck!

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Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship - $5,000:

Application deadline has changed to September 30, 2020.

Students will now apply after they have transferred to their new institution.  Applications must be sent directly to the Society.

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Lieutenant Governor's Medal Program:

Applications and nominations are now being accepted for the Lieutenant Governor's Medal Program.  The deadline to apply or nominate a student is April 10, 2020.

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CNC Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

CNC offers over 300 individual scholarships, bursaries, and awards ranging from $250 to $1500, some based primarily on academic achievement and others on financial need. Unlike loans, these awards do not need to be repaid.

This is made possible thanks to generous donations from alumni, faculty, staff, associations, union organizations, community members, corporations and compassionate individuals.

If you would like to establish an award with CNC, please view our Donors Page for more information.

How to Apply

Most scholarships and bursaries offered through CNC require that you be registered in both fall and spring semesters within the academic year. Current Trades students, registered in Foundation Level programs, are also eligible to apply for awards.

  1. Online, go to the Scholarships and Bursaries Application page
  2. Log in using your CNC login and password and follow the instructions provided to see a personalized list of awards you may be eligible for, based on courses/programs you are registered in.
  3. Read the award criteria to determine if you qualify to apply. It is your responsibility to be aware of the application requirements. Some awards have very specific criteria.
  4. Ensure that all sections of the application are completed and uploaded with any supporting documents, such as verification of volunteer/community service, an essay, etc.

Online applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on the date of the listed award closing/deadline date. Changes to your application can be made until that time (note that you must click SAVE after making any changes).

More helpful information can be found on the Education Planner BC website.


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