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The Jocelyn Roberts Memorial Award supports female applicants pursuing careers in the fire service.



Up to three awards of $5,500 each are available annually.


Eligibility Criteria
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status.
  • Female student.
  • Enrolled or applying to the Fire Fighting Technologies Certificate Program.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, academic merit and financial need.
  • High school official transcript or, if you have any post-secondary education, must submit an unofficial transcript.


Application Deadline
  • March 1
  • June 30
  • October 30

Students should submit applications to the deadline closest to their semester of study. For example, students who would be starting their studies in September should apply for the June 30 deadline.



Download and complete the application in PDF fillable format.  If you are unable to submit the fillable form, print a copy and scan/email your completed application to Financial Aid or mail to:

Financial Aid and Awards
Justice Institute of British Columbia
715 McBride Boulevard
New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4

Download and complete the reference form. This form must be completed by both the applicant and their referee.