Awards & Bursaries

We know education is important. That is why we provide awards and other fundings for students.

Awards & Bursaries

The BCITSA, as a registered charity, can accept donations (either cash or gifts-in-kind) from individuals and/or companies. We are always looking for prizing and giveaways at our events. Additionally, the BCITSA works on a number of initiatives that help us invest in our student members annually.

Student Initiative Fund

Apply now to get up to $500 for professional development funds. Funding is available for initiatives that focus on professional development such as, but not limited to public speaking, conferences, leadership training etc. The deadline to apply is January 27th, 2017. To find out more information or to fill out an application click HERE.

Laurie Jack

Laurie Jack was President of the BCITSA from 1971-1972. Tragically, he died in an airplane crash in 1975. Together, his parents and the BCITSA have sponsored two annual awards of $500 in his honor. These awards are given to two students in their graduating year who have contributed to student life at BCIT, and who have been nominated by another BCIT community member (staff, faculty or student).

The deadline to apply for this award is Friday April 29th, 2016 @ 4PM.

You can get your application package for the Laurie Jack award by clicking here.

The Distinguished Representative Award

Classroom representatives are eligible to apply for the Distinguished Representative Award. The award will be given to a deserving representative that has gone above and beyond their duties. Each School will give out one award of $500 per year to selected representatives.

The deadline to apply for this award is Friday April 1st, 2016 @ 4PM.

You can get your application package for the Distinguished Representative Award by clicking here.

The Silver Pen Award

The Silver Pen Award is presented annually to the student contributor, staff member or volunteer at LINK magazine whose writing demonstrated the highest level of quality and community impact throughout the year.

BCITSA Donations Policy governs the solicitation, acceptance and stewardship of all donations to BCITSA and BCITSA Student Clubs. Its purpose is to ensure that all facets of BCITSA remain compliant with the Income Tax Act and Revenue Canada-established practices and standards.