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Indigenous Education & Community Connections


Want financial help for your education?

IECC, in partnership with the Camosun College Foundation, offers a series of awards to outstanding students. Camosun also offers a wide selection of bursaries for full-time students.

Don't forget!

Apply any time before each application deadline.

All Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections awards have the following requirements.

You must:

  • be currently registered as a student at Camosun College
  • have Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit, or Native American) ancestry
  • have a GPA of 2.5 or equivalent (unless otherwise stated in the award criteria)
  • complete the application form, including all additional criteria

Prepare to Apply

Not sure how to apply for an award? Read through our guide to learn how to put together a great application package.

Awards Criteria and Forms

You can apply for more than one award on a single application form for each application deadline date (October, January, May and Apply anytime). You may also qualify for Access Awards or any of the bursaries and scholarships offered through Indspire.

Please review the criteria of the award(s) for which you are applying and make sure you gather and include all necessary letters, essays, and/or transcripts.

Please also be aware that a biography, based on your letter of application and your letter(s) of reference, will be written and read out during the awards ceremony. If you have any concerns about this, please contact Sandee Mitchell who organizes the awards ceremonies.

Awards ceremonies

IECC recognizes the dedication and perseverance of students in their studies and in their activities in community. Ceremonies occur in March and November.

The Treasure Box Award in Memory of James Dick is awarded during the September Welcome Feast.

Celebrating all our award winners and donors

  • Award celebration
  • Donor Susan Haddon and award winner Eddy
  • Award celebration
  • Bukwila
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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