Indigenous scholarships & bursaries
We help students pursue post-secondary education
Our Indigenous scholarships and bursaries are available to Status, Non-Status, Mètis and Inuit students who are residents of B.C. and are enrolled in an accredited full-time post-secondary program. Students in Grade 12 planning to pursue a full-time, accredited post-secondary education within Canada are also eligible to apply.
We offer the following scholarships and bursaries
One Randy Brant Memorial Award – awarded to our top applicant, based on a combination of academic achievement, community involvement, and pursuit of a BC Hydro career.
- $5,000 scholarships allocated to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree with a full-time course load.
- Scholarship application [PDF, 126 KB]
- Applications will be accepted from April 1st to May 17th, 2019.
- $2,000 bursaries allocated to students pursuing a diploma, certificate or trade program, or a part-time degree.
- Bursary application [PDF, 126 KB]
- Applications will be accepted from April 15th to May 31st, 2019.
Please fill out the scholarship or bursary application and submit to email@example.com.
Which areas of study are eligible?
We're looking to invest in students who are in programs related to the work we do. The following is a list of programs we consider possible stepping stones to a future career with us. If you're in a program with a different name or focus but you think is relevant to the work we do, connect with us and we'll let you know if it's eligible before you apply.
|Machinists||Industrial mechanics||Automative service tech|
|Construction craft worker||Electric motor systems tech||Heavy equipment operator|
|Crane operator||Power line tech||Truck and transport mechanic|
|Diploma and degree programs|
|Communications||First Nations studies||Environmental studies|
2018 scholarship recipients
In 2018, BC Hydro awarded scholarships and bursaries to students from the following regions:
|K'omoks First Nation||Musqueam Nation||Squamish Nation|
|?Aqam Band||Bonaparte Indian Band||Lytton First Nation|
|Okanagan Indian Band||Secwepemc||Skeetchestn Indian Band|
|t'kemlups Indian Band||Xaxli'p First Nation, St'at'imc|
|Doig River First Nation||Gitanmaax Band||Kwadacha First Nation|
|Saultewau First Nations||Tsay Keh Dene Nation|
See the full details of the 2018 BC Hydro Indigenous scholarship and bursary award recipients [PDF, 330 KB].