The BC Paraplegic Foundation (BCPF) provides bursaries to individuals with a spinal cord injury to support them with their post-secondary education. Awards vary in amounts up to $3,000.
The extended application deadline for the 2014 competition is June 6th and it is expected that the results will be announced in mid-July. Only applicants who meet the criteria and have submitted complete application packages will be considered.
Awards available through other organizations
The Canadian Paraplegic Association (operating as Spinal Cord Injury Canada) offers a number of national scholarship opportunities for students with spinal cord injury.
Rotary Club of Victoria/BC Paraplegic Association Bursary Fund – for students with permanent mobility related disabilities.
University of Victoria
In-Course scholarships, medals and prizes administered by Student Awards and Financial Aid are available to undergraduate students who have attended the University of Victoria in the previous academic year.
Rotary Club of Victoria/BC Paraplegic Association Bursary Fund
An award of $1250 is given annually to a student with a permanent mobility related disability.