The Joyce Family Foundation Entrance Bursary is available to new students who demonstrate critical financial need and will enter full-time studies in the fall semester at Camosun College. Annual availability of this award may vary.
Joyce Family Foundation Entrance Bursary applications are now being accepted: Apply now
Applications will be accepted from May 1 to August 1.
Joyce Family Foundation Entrance Bursaries Value: approximately $2,000 per award, varies annually
- Program of Study: Any Camosun College full time program leading to a credential
- Number of Awards: 4 awards available
All applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Be enrolled or planning to enrol, full-time, in the upcoming Fall semester into a Camosun program that leads to a credential
- Be able to demonstrate critical financial need
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Complete the online application no later than August 1, and include a one-page letter of intention. Your letter of intention should:
- Describe why you are interested in your program and what your future career goals are
- Outline your past work and educational experiences
- Speak to any past or current extraordinary personal or financial barriers or challenges
- Online application will be available from May to August 1.
- Complete applications must be submitted by August 1. All supporting documentation must be received by this date. Late, incomplete, or printed applications will not be accepted.
- Adjudication of this bursary will be managed by Financial Aid & Awards. All decisions are final.
- Successful recipients will be notified by email by October 1.
- Funds will be applied directly to the student account. If tuition and fees have already been paid, any residual bursary amounts will be refunded to the student.
- Entrance bursaries cannot be deferred to a future semester or year.
- Students will not normally receive more than one entrance bursary.
- Students receiving Persons with Disabilities or Income Assistance should speak with Financial Aid & Awards and their Ministry case worker to discuss how bursary funds may impact their government assistance.
- Bursary funds are considered income. A statement for income tax purposes will be sent to recipients by Camosun.
- Bursary recipients are encouraged to write a thank you letter to the donor; thank you letters can be submitted to Financial Aid & Awards at either campus.