All Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections awards have the following requirements.
- 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
Not sure how to apply for an award? Read through our guide to learn how to put together a great application package.
There are three awards application deadlines: October, January, May. There are also some awards that can be applied for anytime. For each of these deadlines, you can apply for multiple awards through the online application form. 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.
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.