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 closed.
The next round of applications will be open May 2020.
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.