Student emergency financial assistance

Coast Mountain College offers several emergency funding programs available to eligible students experiencing unexpected financial hardship during the course of their studies at CMTN.

 

Technology Fund Bursary

With funds provided by the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills, Coast Mountain College is pleased to offer financial support to students experiencing financial need to purchase a laptop or desktop computer necessary for the successful completion of their coursework. Funds are limited and available until March 31, 2023. To apply, complete the Technology Fund Application - Printable Version [PDF]. Direct questions and completed forms to Financial Aid at financialaid@coastmountaincollege.ca.

 

Grocery Gift Funds for Students

The Student Society Emergency Aid Fund and the CMTN Student Union provide grocery funds to domestic and international students experiencing emergency financial need. For info, contact Financial Aid at financialaid@coastmountaincollege.ca.

 

Grocery Gift Funds for Domestic Students affected by COVID-19

The Student Society Emergency Aid Fund provides grocery funds to domestic students experiencing emergency financial need due to the COVID-19 pandemic through job loss, decreased hours, etc. For info, contact Financial Aid at financialaid@coastmountaincollege.ca.

 

Grocery Gift Funds for International Students affected by COVID-19

The CMTN Student Union donated $10,000 in grocery funds to assist international students experiencing emergency financial need due to the COVID-19 pandemic through job loss, decreased hours, etc. For info, contact Financial Aid at financialaid@coastmountaincollege.ca.

 

Indigenous Emergency Assistance Fund

The Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills 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. For info, contact a First Nations Access Coordinator at fnac@coastmountaincollege.ca.

 

Indigenous Wellness Assistance Fund

The Wellness Fund is a $150 grant eligible to Indigenous students. The grant can be accessed once per semester.  The grant is a little boost to support registered student’s efforts to access products or services that support their improved mental and physical health. For info, contact a First Nations Access Coordinator at fnac@coastmountaincollege.ca.

 

Student Emergency Bursary

The CMTN Student Emergency Bursary provides limited emergency financial assistance to currently enrolled domestic students who encounter an unforeseen financial emergency or catastrophic event that could prevent them from continuing their education or otherwise impact their success at CMTN. For info, contact Financial Aid at financialaid@coastmountaincollege.ca.