Bursaries -- Scholarships -- Awards

The NBCC Foundation Inc. offers bursaries, scholarships and awards to students attending the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD) and the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB).

The applicant must be admitted on a full-time basis at one of the public colleges: NBCC, CCNB or NBCCD.

The post-secondary regular or contract training program must be of at least one (1) year in duration.

And finally, the applicant must demonstrated a financial need.


Deadline (per Bursary Program)

Fall Bursary Program:

Applicants must submit a single duly completed online application from September 15 and no later than October 17. All Students starting their post-secondary program during the ongoing college year, are eligible to apply. Please note, that the link to the application form will only be live between the above mentioned dates. 


Winter Bursary Program:

Applicants must submit a single duly completed application form from March 15 and no later than April 15. Students starting their post-secondary program in January, February, March or April are eligible to apply.


Application Form

The Fall Bursary Program submission period is now closed.

GUIDE to the application form.


Frequently asked questions:

Q: Is a permanent resident eligible to apply?

A: Yes, a permanent resident is eligible if he or she possesses an equivalency of a New Brunswick high school diploma. 


Q: Is a Canadian citizen from a different territory or province than New Brunswick eligible?

A: Yes, a Canadian citizen from a different territory or province is eligible. 


Q: Can international students apply for these scholarships or bursaries?

A: Yes, international students are eligible.


Selection Process:


Submission deadline:

April 15

Submission deadline:

October 17

Students shall submit their application.

Note: Applications received after each deadline will not be considered.


between May and June


between November and December

Period where the Foundation Selection Committee reviews the applications for final selection, per the Operational Rules.

Notification to colleges/students:


Notification to colleges/students: 


The program associate will notify the college representative with the names of the recipients.

The college representative will then notify the student of the award.

Note: Only the recipients will be notified.

Issuance of cheques:


*Issuance may vary based on the starting date of the student's program.

Issuance of cheques:

January/February - Fall and Winter enrollee
May/June - Spring enrollee

*Issuance may vary based on the starting date of the student's program.

The bursary cheque will be issued to the order of the student and forwarded to the college representative. 

Issuance of T4A:

Next February

*All T4A's are issued once a year, every year, to all bursary recipients.

Notice that they have been sent will be posted on the right-side message board of this website.

*Please note that starting in 2023, all Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) students will receive there T4A via their college student account.

All NBCC and New Brunswick college of Craft & Design (NBCCD) student, unless requested otherwise, will receive their T4A via their 'on file' email. To request otherwise, please include your student ID in your request to NBCCFoundation@ccnb.ca





Fall bursary application
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