Money you don't need to repayIf you can, take advantage of educational funding that you won't need to repay later. Awarding of bursaries is based on a demonstration of financial need. Camosun Foundations Bursaries Each year full-time many of Camosun's full-time students will receive financial assistance through bursaries. Bursaries are provided through the Camosun Foundation Bursaries and are made possible through the generosity of donors who are keen to recognize student excellence and help students in need.You can apply to over 300 bursaries with one application!2023/2024 Bursary Application PeriodsFall 2023 September 5, 2023, to October 17, 2023Winter 2024- December 12, 2023, to January 23, 2024One step applicationNotification of awardsOnly successful award and bursary applicants are notified.Emergency Bursaries Even with the best financial planning, emergency situations may arise during your study period. In cases of unplanned financial emergencies, contact Financial Aid & Awards to discuss what options may be available to you.Emergency funding is non-repayable and is made possible through donors such as the Camosun College Foundation, The Camosun College Student’s Society, Student Aid BC, and other community donors.Emergency funding is considered on a case by case basis and intended to support students through a short -term financial crisis that occurs within your study period. Emergency funds are not intended to cover planned expenses such as rent and utilities or to replace funding shortfalls through your student loan.Expenses that Emergency Funds can assist withFood SecuritySudden living cost increases during study periodEmergency health expenses not covered by the student benefit plan or personal health insuranceEmergency travel expensesExpenses incurred due to physical, emotional, and psychological safetyExpenses that Emergency Funds cannot assist withOutstanding and upcoming tuition, fees, textbooks, or other foreseen school-related expensesPrevious debt obligations (car payments, credit card bills, line of credit payments, etc)Non-essential expenses (extra-curricular activities, non-essential travel, etc)If you are experiencing an unexpected financial crisis and would like to discuss your options, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with a Financial Aid Advisor.