Financial Aid & Awards
JIBC’s Financial Aid & Awards Office assists prospective and current students to uncover financial solutions, helping make their educational goals a reality.
Justice Institute learners can access a variety of financial aid resources to help reduce barriers to pursuing their education.
Located at the New Westminster campus’ Student Services Centre, the Financial Aid office provides advice on financing student education, information about bursaries, awards and scholarships, and navigating government financial aid applications.
Understand your monthly income and expenses by using a Student Budget Worksheet to track your spending. The Government of Canada and most local financial institutions have worksheets that many of our students find helpful. Remember to overestimate expenses and underestimate income when filling out your worksheet.
StudentAid BC has government-subsidized student loans. Depending on your situation, you might be eligible.
This orientation presentation about government student loans contains information you may find helpful.
Once you've established a financial need and decide to pursue a JIBC program of 10 credits or more, you can apply for the JIBC General Student Bursary.
JIBC offers scholarships and grants to students who meet specific criteria. Have a look at our Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships page to find those relevant to you.
We've created a list of external awards, some of which apply to JIBC students. Have a look at external awards.
If you've applied for funding that will arrive after a tuition deadline, you'll need to communicate this information with the program area to determine if you're able to enter into a special payment arrangement.
This 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.
If you are an Indigenous student enrolled in a JIBC program and in need of financial assistance for unexpected expenses you may be eligible.
Youth in Care may experience unforeseen financial emergencies, students can speak with the JIBC’s Financial Aid Advisor to help investigate possible resources available.
Please contact the Financial Aid Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604.528.5762.
The Justice Institute Students’ Union emergency fund has been established through the payment of Student Union Fees to assist students with emergent and unforeseen expenses during your time as a student here at the JIBC.
Please email JIBC Financial Aid at email@example.com to receive your application.