Students must apply for CNC awards online. Information on how to apply for CNC awards can be found below.
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.
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.
Scholarships are awarded based primarily on Academic Excellence (3.67 GPA or greater), Academic Proficiency (2.67 GPA or greater), Satisfactory Academic Standing (2.0 GPA or greater) or as outlined under the terms and conditions of the particular award, in addition to specific criteria as stipulated by the donor.
Bursaries are awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated financial need, combined with Satisfactory Academic Standing (2.0 GPA or greater) in addition to specific criteria as stipulated by the donor.
Many close December 31st, however there are others (including Trades - Foundation Level, Regional awards etc) that close in February, April or June – please refer to the criteria of each specific award. Students: keep checking your awards listing - new awards are added throughout the cycle. Make sure you don't miss an opportunity to apply for newly posted awards!
CNC Awards program opens in late October. Check back then to apply online.
Make sure the letter is free of both grammatical and spelling errors. Your letter is a reflection of you and the College of New Caledonia.
Donors are extremely important to CNC – they are generous and thoughtful people who have given unselfishly to support our students in achieving their educational goals. Your thank you letter reminds them why they gave and is an important element of securing their continuing gifts for other students. Please do not plagiarize sample donor letters available from various websites.
Our generous donors provide;
Apply for Interest Free status:
*Part-time student loan applications do not qualify to put your full-time loan repayment on Interest Free status.
If all of the required documents have been processed by StudentAid BC;
your funds will be deposited electronically into the bank account you have specified, within 5-7 business days after classes start.
Note: CNC does not take any of your loan money. You receive all of your loan funds and you pay any outstanding tuition/fees owing.
If you do not agree with the decision on your assessment, you can ask for an appeal or reassessment. It can take up to six (6) weeks to process an appeal request.
After your situation is reviewed, you will be sent a letter outlining the decision. If you are not satisfied, you can ask for a review by an independent appeal committee.
Deadlines - Overawards: 90 days after the date of the letter from StudentAid BC advising you of the overaward amounts you must repay.
All other appeals: six weeks before your current study period ends.
Financial Aid & Awards is located on the main floor of the Prince George campus (past Admissions).
Tel: +1 250-561-5838
Tel: +1 800-371-8111 ext 5838
Fax: +1 250-561-5879
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am-4pm