Funding & Financing
Financing your education can be quite challenging for students. The Coastal Corridor Consortium estimates that only about 30% of Aboriginal learners are successfully funded for their education.
At VCC, Aboriginal students can access a wealth of information to help fund their education. Scholarships are provided by different organizations and awarded to students depending on various criteria. Two additional options that may help finance your education are the BC Student Loan and Canada Student Loan programs.
The Aboriginal Human Resource Development Agreement Holders provide funding for Aboriginal peoples (Status Indian, Métis, and Inuit) to pursue post-secondary education that leads to employment, including funding through:
For more information about post-secondary support for Aboriginal students, read the First Nations Post-Secondary Education Handbook for the BC Region.