Other Financial Aid
Fairleigh Dickinson University – Vancouver is a designated post-secondary institution for StudentAid BC. StudentAid BC helps eligible students with the cost of their post-secondary education through loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs. It also has programs for borrowers who need help repaying their loans.
Most StudentAid BC programs are based on need, providing financial assistance where students and their immediate families do not have the resources to meet the costs of post-secondary education and basic living expenses. StudentAid BC also offers scholarships based on merit.
StudentAid BC administers programs on behalf of the Government of Canada including Canada student loans, Canada study grants, Canada access grants and the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation bursary.
To get started, find out more about the types of student funding that are available and see if you are qualified. http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc/apply/eligibility/welcome.htm.
To promote the academic excellence among our students, Fairleigh Dickinson University – Vancouver encourages students to learn about opportunities to celebrate their accomplishments through available scholarships such as:
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program
The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award is a renewable award, subject to satisfactory progress, and is tenable at any Canadian university or college. The value of each award is up to $7,000 annually, for a maximum of four years or until a first degree is obtained. For students who do not pay tuition fees, the award is $3,500 per year.
The awards will be of particular interest to graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first undergraduate degree or diploma in a Canadian university or college. Award recipients must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
Approximately 20 awards are granted each year. The field of study is open and at the discretion of the successful candidate.
For more information contact the Student Services office or go to www.terryfox.org.
1800 WheelChair Scholarship
1800Wheelchair.ca is proud to announce their first scholarship award. Following the success of their US sister site, who established their scholarship in 2006, the 1800wheelchair.ca scholarship will award two $500 scholarships each year. For more information, please go to: http://www.1800wheelchair.ca/scholarship/
This website is a great resource for finding scholarships, so be sure to check it regularly as the information is always being updated.
Canada Student Loans and Grants
The Canada Student Loans Program enables students with a demonstrated financial need to attend a post-secondary institution by providing them with loans to cover the costs of going to school. In doing so, the Government of Canada attempts to ensure Canadians have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed to participate in the economy and society.
Additional Post-Secondary funding can be found at the following websites:
Rotary Club of Vancouver Yaletown Scholarship
The Rotary Club of Vancouver Yaletown is pleased to announce the introduction of scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students attending Fairleigh Dickinson University Vancouver Campus. The scholarships are to recognize outstanding student achievement in the area of community service.
Rotary is an international service organization of over 1.2 million members who work together to create positive, lasting change in their communities and around the world. Rotarians apply their leadership and expertise to help solve social issues such as promoting peace, fighting disease, providing clean water, saving mothers and children, supporting education, and growing local economies.
Two Scholarships of $250 CDN each will be awarded, one in the fall and one in the spring term.
Students apply for the Rotary Club of Vancouver Yaletown scholarship by completing the attached application form.
To be eligible, students must be a full time student in an undergraduate or graduate program at the FDU Vancouver campus, and have completed at least one term of studies. A student may only receive a scholarship once during their academic program.
Students will be evaluated on
- Outstanding Community service, locally and internationally
- Exemplary conduct following the Rotary Four Way Test
On the application form, students will be asked to describe their contributions. References may be contacted.
Applications must be submitted to the Enrollment Services office by noon, January 27th.