$1000 Howard Legacy Youth Fund and $1000 AFABC Youth Bursary: Deadline Sunday, April 30th

The Howard Legacy Youth Fund and the AFABC Youth Bursary are offered once per year at $1,000 each. The deadline for both is April 30, 2017.

  • The Howard Legacy Youth Fund was established with a donation from Peggy Howard in 2012, and is made available to applicants who are current or former youth in care.
  • AFABC Youth Bursary was established in 2014, with funding from the Adoptive Families Association of BC, and accepts applications from youth who have joined their family by legal adoption.

Completed applications will be accepted, by mail or electronic delivery, until midnight on April 30, 2017. No late applicants will be considered. Winners will be announced June 1, 2017.

All approved applications, (completed, meeting all eligibility requirements and submitted on time) will be forwarded for an initial screening process. The strongest applicants will be presented to the selection committee. Bursary applicants can apply for either (or both) AFABC bursary fund, but may only be chosen for one award per year.

For more information and to download the application, please visit the website:


Deadline: Sunday, April 30, 2017

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