Financial Aid 

Indigenous Emergency Assistance Funding

BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training (AVEST) provides grant funding to Coast Mountain College for the purpose of assisting Indigenous students with unforeseen and urgent financial needs that may affect their ability to continue their studies. First Nations Access Coordinators are responsible for conducting student interviews to determine need and distribute the grant. The maximum amount an individual student may receive in each academic year is $700. Coast Mountain College provides AVEST with annual reports indicating the number of students who received funding and the total amount disbursed.

Scholarships & bursaries

The CMTN Foundation supports Indigenous students with opportunities to apply for scholarships and bursaries. Current bursaries and awards specifically for Indigenous students at Coast Mountain College include the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art Bursary and the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art Mature Student Award.

In addition, all students at Coast Mountain College have access to numerous local, provincial, and national scholarships, bursaries, and awards. Indigenous students are encouraged and supported to apply for these as well. Visit our Financial Aid site to learn more. 

Scholarships & bursaries