Nicole Lacroix
Enrolment Management Advisor
t: 867-668-8844

Financial Awards

We can help you achieve your educational goals. A lack of financial support can be a barrier. Yukon College and our donors understand the value of an education. That's why we offer several financial awards to help support your educational and living costs. There are three types of awards:

Scholarship: A scholarship is given in recognition of academic excellence.

Bursary: A bursary is given based on demonstrated financial need.

Award: An award is a general category that may include a number of criteria such as community contributions, leadership, extra-curricular activities, academic achievement or financial need, among others.

All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

To learn more about an award and see whether you are eligible to apply, click on the award name. Each award has different criteria.

How to apply

To apply for any award or for multiple awards, there is a single application and waiver. Students will complete ONE application and waiver, identify the awards to which they are applying, and submit any additional application materials separately.

CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY! New awards are frequently added to this page.

Applications can be submitted in person at the Student Services Centre, Ayamdigut Campus, or electronically to For more information please contact the Student Services Centre at 867.668.8720.

Other funding

In addition to the awards listed here, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance through Yukon Government programs and First Nation Funding programs. Visit the Financial Assistance page to learn more.


ATCO Electric Yukon Bursary: $1000
Application Deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017

ATCO Electric Yukon recognizes its employees live, work and play in the Yukon. As part of their commitment to the territory, ATCO Electric Yukon invests in organizations that are striving to improve its communities.

With a strong belief In fostering education, ATCO Electric Yukon created an endowment with the Yukon Foundation in 2009. The income generated monthly by this endowment is awarded annually to a student that meets the eligibility criteria.

Eligibilty criteria:

  • Be registered as a full-time Yukon College studen by the start of the Fall term in the year of the application;
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Selection criteria:

  • Write a short essay (max. one page) describing your community involvement, including examples of situations or occasions when you have been an ambassador for your community as well as volunteer activities that you are engaged in;
  • Describe your current financial circumstances, outlining all the funding that you receive.

Documents required: 

  • Completed application package
  • Short essay