Founded in 2008, The Cmolik Foundation helps students across BC access educational opportunities that shape their career aspirations and possibilities with the support of dedicated educators, mentors, sponsors and volunteers. Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a current resident of BC
  • Have lived in Canada for at least 7 years
  • Be in Grade 12 or a recent secondary school graduate
  • Have demonstrated financial need
  • Have faced adversity
  • Plan to be a full-time student
  • Be ineligible for the BC Tuition Waiver Program (for former youth in care)
  • Use funding for a post-secondary institution or college
  • Be endorsed by their school principal (this is done through Ms. Mihic)


Due Date

written response to Ms. Mihic in Student Services by January 21, 2021 by 3pm (email or paper OK).

due online February 7th, 2021. Successful applicants will be notified in late March or early April.


Part 1: Due MONDAY, JANUARY 29 by 3pm to Ms Mihic:

200-250 written response describing evidence of:

  • ¬†adversity or hardship
  • good work ethic
  • ¬†financial need
  • ¬†leadership involvement

Part 2: DUE FEBRUARY 7th online IF NOMINATED from Part 1:

Go to for additional information and to submit package if nominated.