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B.C. brings in more emergency supports for Indigenous students

Posted on April 3, 2020


The VCC Indigenous Education and Community Engagement department is pleased to share that the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training has announced an additional $27,000 of funding to support VCC Indigenous students who are facing unexpected financial hardship.


“We know there are a variety of financial challenges that can arise, often without warning, causing great distress," says Clayton Munro, Dean of Indigenous Initiatives. "This increase in Indigenous Emergency Assistance Funds can make a significant difference in our ability to respond quicker and provide much needed support, especially in light of these increasingly difficult times.”

Read the government announcement:

April 3, 2020 | B.C. brings in more emergency supports for Indigneous students


How to apply 

Indigenous students experiencing unexpected financial hardship are encouraged to inquire about the Indigenous Emergency Assistance Fund by contacting indigenous@vcc.ca.