Bursaries / Scholarships

To apply for a college Bursary or Scholarship you must be registered and enrolled at College of the Rockies during the current academic year. Non-registered students who plan to enroll at the College for the first time can apply for a College of the Rockies Entrance Award.

icon Entrance awards are only available during the Winter [February - March] application process.

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Award NameAmount
arrow icon Aboriginal Advisory Committee Scholarship (All programs) $500
arrow icon AECBC Bursary - (ABE students) $500 tuition award
arrow icon Agnes McCoy Memorial Bursary - (Aboriginal students) $500 tuition award
arrow icon BC Hydro Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon BDO Canada LLP Scholarship $1000 tuition award
arrow icon Brian Pagnucco Computer Technology Memorial Award $300
arrow icon Brilliant Expansion Equity Working Group - Women in Trades Scholarship $450
arrow icon Business and Professional Womens Club Scholarship $350
arrow icon C.N. Parkin Memorial Bursary $250 tuition award
arrow icon Canadian Federation of University Women - Cranbrook Scholarship 2 - $1,000 tuition awards
arrow icon Canadian Federation of University Women - Cranbrook, LPN Bursary $1,000 tuition award
arrow icon Canadian Federation of University Women-Cranbrook Bursary $500 (Funds will be applied towards tuition and/or book payment purposes in the form of a voucher).
arrow icon Chevron Canada Resources/Molnar Scholarships 2 - $1,000 tuition awards
arrow icon Cindy Oliver ABE Bursary $400 tuition award
arrow icon Coca-Cola Bottling Company Scholarship $600 tuition award
arrow icon College of the Rockies CUPE Local 2773 Scholarship $500 Tuition Award
arrow icon College of the Rockies Faculty Association Bursaries Two tuition awards @ $750 each are administered in April of each year and applied towards tuition in either the Summer or Fall semester.
arrow icon College of the Rockies Faculty Association Scholarships Two tuition awards @ $1,500 each
arrow icon College of the Rockies Fernie Campus Scholarship 2 - $500 tuition awards
arrow icon Columbia Brewery Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon Columbia Power Corporation Annual Scholarship 2 - $500 tuition awards and 2 - $1,000 tuition awards
arrow icon Columbia Power Corporation Permanent Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon Columbia Power Corporation Scholarships Two tuition awards @ $1000/each.
arrow icon Cranbrook Rotary Club Scholarship $1,000 tuition award
arrow icon Credit Union Foundation - Joseph (Joe) C Selby Memorial Scholarship $800
arrow icon Credit Union Foundation of BC - Pioneers Memorial Bursary Three tuition awards: $500 tuition award, $300 tuition award and $200 tuition award.
arrow icon Cummins Western Canada Bursary $500
arrow icon D.H. Radstaak Scholarship $250 tuition award
arrow icon D.L. Olm Memorial Bursary $250.00
arrow icon Dr. & Mrs. A. G. Lowden Award $400
arrow icon Echoridge Education Foundation Scholarship $500
arrow icon Echoridge Education Foundation Scholarship $1000
arrow icon Echoridge Education Foundation Scholarship $1,000
arrow icon Eddy Brown Memorial Scholarship $300 tuition award
arrow icon Elk Valley Skills Centre Scholarship 2 - $1,500 tuition awards
arrow icon Fernie Student Association $300 tuition award
arrow icon Janet Bailey Memorial Bursary $250 tuition award
arrow icon John Leask Memorial Scholarship $1500 tuition award
arrow icon Kimberley Skills Centre Scholarship $1,000 tuition award
arrow icon KinClub of Cranbrook Scholarship $1,500 tuition award
arrow icon Kootenay Dental Society Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon Kootenay Savings Bursaries Seven awards @ $500 each
arrow icon Libby Neve Memorial Arts Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon Lockhart Family Award $250.00
arrow icon Maple Leaf Rebekah Trades Bursary $350 tuition award
arrow icon Miro Micovski Memorial Bursary $500 tuition award
arrow icon Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship $300 tuition award
arrow icon Remo Morandini Memorial Scholarship $400 tuition award
arrow icon Rocky Mountain Naturalists - Mildred White Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon Royal Bank Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon Ruth Walker Memorial Scholarship 2 - $500 tuition awards
arrow icon Sonjas Early Childhood Education Bursary $500.00
arrow icon Sophia Hedman Trust Foundation Two tuition awards @ $500 each
arrow icon Tembec Industries Inc./Rotary Club of Cranbrook Scholarship $1,000 tuition award, paid in two $500 instalments; one in September, the other in January, upon confirmation of enrolment of both Fall and Winter semesters
arrow icon The Minerva Foundation Award for Aboriginal Women 2 awards of $2,500
arrow icon Tiana McLellan Memorial Scholarship $500 tuition award
arrow icon TransCanada Pipeline Foundation Scholarship 2 - $500 tuition awards
arrow icon United Commercial Travellers - Robert Fields Memorial Bursary $500 tuition award
arrow icon Velma McKay Bursary $500
arrow icon Verdun Casselman Memorial Scholarship (Univ Studies) $1250 tuition award

 

To apply for a College Scholarship or Bursary:

Apply online Online application located on the Student Portal

Step 1 - log into the Portal:
user name: student number
password: your password

Step 2 - look for the Scholarship / Bursary graphic.
icon Apply for a Bursary/Scholarship!
Follow the instructions.

Log in assistance:
Student Help Desk: studenthelp@cotr.bc.ca


Financial Aid Officer
(250) 489-2751 local 3264
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

icon Any award may be withheld, reduced, or cancelled for any of the following reasons:

  • lack of suitable candidates;
  • failure to meet terms and conditions of the award;
  • withdrawal from the College;
  • reduced income on invested funds;
  • withdrawal of the award by the donor.

Please note that at the present time all of the awards listed here are available only for Canadian or landed immigrant students, unless otherwise stated in the award's eligibility or selection criteria.