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 Admit Term)

Winter Term:

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


Fall Term:

Applicants must submit a single duly completed application form from September and no later than October 15. Students starting their post-secondary program in September are eligible to apply.


Application Form

The Winter Term submission period is now closed.

Click here for the Bursary Application Form.

***A guide to the applicant is now available. It explains each part of the Bursary Application Form. After selecting the preferred language, the first page of the form is displayed and you click the word "guide" to view it.


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 15

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 college/student:


Notification to college/student: 


The Manager of Administration and Awards will notify the College Representative with the names of the recipients.

The College Representative will then notify the student of the award.

Issuance of cheque:


Issuance of cheque:

January and February 

The bursary cheque will be issued to the order of the student and forwarded to the College Representative.