JIBC Emergency Assistance Bursary

The JIBC Emergency Assistance Bursary is available to domestic students who demonstrate an urgent or unexpected financial need. The JIBC Emergency Assistance Bursary was established in 2021, with initial funding from donor gifts and through The Rix Family Foundation Endowment and another endowment held by The JIBC Foundation.


Eligible students will receive up to $1,000 to help cover their immediate extenuating costs.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • for a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee status
  • for full and part‐time students enrolled in a JIBC program or course; 
  • to address short‐term, unplanned, and unexpected financial needs; and
  • for a range of flexible costs including, but not limited to, living, food, travel, and emergency health expenses (tuition is not an eligible expense).

Application Deadline

  • Reviewed as received.

Application Process

Download an application form