BC Provincial Emergency Assistance Fund (COVID19)


On April 2 Minister Mark announced a $3.5-million boost to emergency funding for BC Post-Secondary Students.

This fund is for any domestic student currently registered in a program and experiencing hardship due to the current COVID situation. 

Fund Criteria:

  • non-repayable;
  • for full and part-time students;
  • for British Columbia domestic students;
  • to address short-term, unplanned and unexpected financial hardship; and,
  • for a range of flexible costs including, but not limited to, living expenses, food, travel, portable computers and other supports for students who do not already have the ability to study remotely.

Please download and submit the fillable PDF application form.

Email your completed application to: financialaid@jibc.ca

Additional Resources:

For non-medical information and supports, call 1 888 COVID19 between 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.,
seven days a week, or visit: www.gov.bc.ca/COVID19

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