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Prospera supports students’ post-secondary education through bursaries and grants.
Tomorrow’s leaders

Education bursaries and grants

Ready to hit the books? You’re preparing to take your place among the next generation of leaders, and we want to help you reach your education goals.

It’s expensive to go to school

Tuition, books, living expenses — education can be a big investment. But it’s an investment in your future, and we don’t want the cost to stand in your way. That’s why Prospera provides education grants to post-secondary students every year.
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Prospera education grants

We know the cost of earning a post-secondary education can add up quickly for students. We are here to help by giving over $25,000 to students through our Prospera Education Grants program. This is our way of supporting new, returning, or mature students with their post-secondary journey for the fall 2024 semester.

Education grant applications are currently closed.

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Education bursary

Credit Union Foundation of BC Bursary Program

Throughout the year, the Credit Union Foundation of BC Bursary Program disburses awards to deserving post-secondary students in need of financial assistance to complete their course of studies. There are three application periods each year:


  • Winter: January 1 – February 15
  • Spring: May 1 – June 15
  • Fall: September 1 – October 15

You can apply to the Credit Union Foundation of BC Bursary Program if you meet the criteria below:

  • All applicants must have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Proof of enrolment, tuition payment and transcripts are required.
  • A recent letter of reference from a credit union, coach or other individual that speaks to your community involvement and shared credit union values is required.
  • Applicants must be BC residents who are Canadian Citizens, a permanent resident of Canada or designated as a protected person.
  • Applicants must be in attendance at a public Canadian post-secondary school when the application is submitted.
  • Applicants attending accredited private schools will only be considered if the program is not offered at a public school. Applicants must provide a statement as to why they are not attending a public school and provide a receipt for tuition.
  • Programs of study may be academic, vocational, technical or technological.
  • Graduate and post graduate students are not eligible.


We give back in many different ways

What’s the best part of contributing to our communities? We get to participate as events come to life, organizations help more people, and students get life-changing educations. That gives us such a thrill.
Why we give

Quite simply, it’s the right thing to do.

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