Tahltan Central Government Bursaries and Awards

The Tahltan Central Government (TCG), together with the generous support of TCG’s Business Partners, are pleased to offer Academic Bursaries to Tahltan students pursuing a post-secondary education, Trade Bursaries to Tahltan apprentices and students in trade foundation programs, and Community Capacity Development/Skill Development Bursaries to Tahltan members living in Tahltan Territory and in accredited programs that will benefit the capacity of communities in Tahltan Territory.

To be eligible for a bursary, an applicant must be of Tahltan ancestry and a member of the Tahltan Central Government. Students do not have to be status Indian and they do not have to be a Tahltan or Iskut band member; they can belong to another band. The only criteria are that they are a member of the Tahltan Central Government.

Students can be from anywhere, studying anywhere, and in any accredited post-secondary institution or trade school.

Anyone of Tahltan ancestry and attending a post-secondary institution, trade school or an accredited program can apply by submitting the following information via email to  bursary@tahltan.org.

If you need a template to create a budget you can find one at: https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/budget-student-life/student-budget-worksheet.html

Due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted. Any award over $500 is subject to a T4A and students will need to claim this amount as income on their tax return. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

A cross section of Tahltan and industry volunteers will evaluate applications and grant awards based on the merit of deserving Tahltan students.

For more information please contact:
Freda Campbell
Education & Training Director
EducationDirector@tahltan.org

(W) 250 771 3274
(C) 250 631 9447

Open Opportunities

The Douglas H. Brown Volcano Creek Scholarship is open to members of the Tahltan Nation who are Grade 12 graduates, university students, or adults whowish to pursue post-secondary education to advance their careers.

  • One single or multiple academic scholarships up to a combined maximum of $6,000 is available for the 2019 academic year for degree, trade, certificate or diploma programs at accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • Deadline March 31, 2019

Click here to obtain the applicaton form – The Douglas H. Brown Volcano Creek Scholarship

The McLymont Creek Scholarship is open to members of the Tahltan Nation who are Grade 12 graduates, university students, or adults who wish to pursue post-secondary education to advance their careers.

  • One single or multiple academic scholarships up to a combined maximum of $20,000 is available for the 2019 academic year for degree or trade, certificate diploma programs at accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • Deadline March 31, 2019

Click here to obtain the applicaton form – The McLymont Creek Scholarship

Questions? Please contact Freda Campbell, Education & Training Director at EducationDirector@Tahltan.org


Red Chris Mine Bursaries and Awards

The Red Chris Development Company has Bursaries and Awards for Tahltans who are grade 12 graduates, university students, apprentices and/or adult residents of a community in Tahltan traditional territory.

Categories: Academic bursaries and awards totaling $30,000 are available each academic year in the following categories:

· Academic bursary for degree or diploma programs at accredited post-secondary institutions;

· Bursaries for accredited trades programs; and

· Awards for any accredited program that will benefit the capacity of the communities in Tahltan traditional territory (these are only available to adult residents of a community located in Tahltan traditional territory).

Eligibility: Applicants are eligible for bursaries and awards consideration if:

· They are a member of the Tahltan Nation;

· They are a member of the Tahltan Nation residing in a community in Tahltan traditional territory;

· They are enrolled in a post-secondary program in Canada;

· They are a registered apprentice; and/or

· They are enrolled in a trade or skill development program through a post-secondary institution or accredited program.

Preference will be given to students and apprentices who are studying in mining related fields.


Tahltan Guiding Outfitters Association Bursaries 

The Tahltan Guiding Outfitters Association has Bursaries for Tahltans who are Grade 12 graduates, university students or apprentices.

Categories: Bursaries totalling $9000 are available each academic year in the following categories:

· Academic bursaries for degree or diploma programs at accredited post-secondary institutions; and

· Bursaries for accredited trades programs.

Eligibility: Applicants are eligible for bursary consideration if:

· They are a Certified Registered Member of the TCG;

· They are enrolled in a post-secondary program in Canada; and/or

· They are a registered apprentice.

Preference will be given to students who are (1) enrolled in education programs related to the guiding industry; for example, environmental sciences, biology, wildlife veterinarian, conservation officer; or (2) trades related to the guiding industry; for example, farrier, guides/wrangler, aviation, meatcutter.