FBCYICN – Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks

Dream Fund

The Dream Fund bursaries offer financial support to young people interested in career training and/or education opportunities. We distribute the Dream Fund to successful applicants three times a year.

Upcoming Deadlines for the Dream Fund

  • October 7, 2016

  • March 10, 2017

  • July 7, 2017

Education Achievement Bursary provides young people with up to $5,000 in funding for post-secondary school per academic year. What makes this bursary unique is young people can use this for all accredited schools, not just the usual designated post-secondary schools.

Eligibility:

1. You are currently in care or a former youth in care either under a continuing custody order (CCO) or temporary custody order (TCO, Voluntary Care Agreement or Special Care Agreement) or Youth Agreement in B.C. under the Child, Family and Community Services Act.
2. You are a Canadian Citizen or a Landed Immigrant.
3. You are 14 and over and under the age of 25.
4. You are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a secondary, post-secondary academic, technical or vocational program, a recognized public post-secondary institution, or a registered private post-secondary institution.
Note: A list of registered private post-secondary institutions in BC can be found on The Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) website: www.pctia.bc.ca.)

5. Must have a cumulative total of 1 year in government care

For more information about the Education Achievement Bursary click here.

Reach for Success Bursary is $1,500 per year and can be used for a variety of workshops, courses and other skill building activities. Examples of this include driver’s lessons, music lessons, food safe, fork lift certificate, sports and recreation fees etc. This bursary is not for post-secondary courses or programs.

Eligibility:

1. You are currently in care or a former youth in care either under a continuing custody order (CCO) or temporary custody order (TCO, Voluntary Care Agreement or Special Care Agreement) or Youth Agreement in B.C. under the Child, Family and Community Services Act.
2. You are a Canadian Citizen or a Landed Immigrant.
3. You are 14 and over and under the age of 25.
4. You are currently enrolled or are planning to enroll in a personal or professional development course or activity.

5. Must have a cumulative total of 1 year in government care

For more information about the Reach for Success bursary click here.

Phone: 604.527.7762 ext. 115
Toll-free: 1.800.565.8055
Email: brittaney.andreychuk@fbcyicn.ca
Fax: 604.527.7764

 

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