An applicant must:
• be a former permanent ward of the Ministry of Social Services of British Columbia, its predecessor or successor, or have been in continuing custody of the British Columbia Ministry for Children and Family Development under the Child, Family and Community Services Act or predecessor laws;
• be at least 19 years of age as of the date studies commence;
• be a high school graduate or equivalent currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a post-secondary academic, technical or vocational program;
• submit a completed current year application form;
• provide transcripts from the last year of school attended; and
• have other sources of funding for the educational year. The bursary shall not be the sole means of support.
(Note: Permanent ward or continuing custody means a child, who by court order, was placed in the permanent or continuing custody of the Province of British Columbia. The custody order terminated when the child attained the age of 19 years, was married prior to attaining the age of 19 years, or the court cancelled the order prior to the child attaining the age of 19 years.)
2. Financial Need
3. Post Academic Performance
4. Career Goals
Details to all can be found: https://trustee.bc.ca/services/estate-and-personal-trust-services/Pages/pgt-educational-assistance-fund.aspx
Successful applicants are awarded annual bursaries ranging in value up to a maximum of approximately $4,530.00 (amount is indexed annually with the cost of living).
April 15, 2022.
Click here for a copy of the current application form or contact:
Personal Trust Administrator
Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia
700 808 West Hastings Street
Vancouver , BC V6C 3L3
Applicants will be advised of the status of their application by mid-July of each year.