Indspire’s BBF: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards program August 1st Deadline

Apply to Indspire’s BBF: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards program August 1st Deadline
Indspire’s BBF: Building Brighter Futures Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards program has an upcoming deadline of August 1st for Indigenous students attending:
·         A full-time college or university program that is at least 8 months in length for the 2017-2018 year.
·         An Apprenticeship, Skilled Trades or Technology part-time or full-time certificate or diploma program (1 month to 4 year programs)
It’s important to note that students are eligible to apply even if they are already receiving government or band funding for their education. 
A brand new, easier application has been developed and is available online at Almost every question in this new application offers a suggestion, definition or explanation to support students in completing it. All documents may be submitted in a variety of formats, including uploading a picture of the document.
A required document checklist is available for your convenience.
If you have any questions or concerns, or you are in need of support to complete your application, please feel free to contact Indspire staff are happy to assist you in completing your application.
□ PROOF OF STATUS – A copy of proof of First Nation (status or non-status), Inuit, or Métis card. Copy of front and back is required.
□ Band Funding or Inuit Government Sponsorship Letter or Document – a copy of the official confirmation letter from your organization’s education or sponsorship office stating whether you are being sponsored for the 2017-2018 academic year or not. If you are being sponsored, the letter must provide the breakdown of the amounts you are receiving for tuition, books, travel allowance, and living allowance that are noted in your budget.
□ Proof of Full-Time Enrollment – an official letter/form from your school showing that you are enrolled full-time for the 2017-18 academic year OR a copy of your class schedule showing all classes for which you are registered, along with your name and the term for each schedule. Schedules can be a screen shot from your student web account. Please ensure your name, the school name and the academic term is listed on the document.
□ Grades – Grades (official or unofficial) from your most recent program. Your most recent grades are not from this academic year; rather, please submit your grades from 2016-2017 or from a program you were in before this one. Applications submitted without grades will not be assessed. Please ensure your name, the school name and the academic term is listed on the document.
If you have any questions, please contact us: | 1.855. INDSPIRE (463.7747) X 253