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.


Hugh and Debora Kitchen Aviation Management Bursary: $500
Application Deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017

Hugh and Debra Kitchen are long-time Yukon residents, business owners and community volunteers who wish to make a $500 bursary available annually to students from Yukon communities wishing to pursue a career in northern aviation.

For the Kitchen’s, aviation has been both a passion and a career. Hugh jumped at the opportunity to earn his pilot’s license as a young man working with White Pass, eventually becoming a partner with local airline Alkan Air. While no longer engaged in day-to-day operations of the airline, Hugh continues to be an avid pilot and community volunteer.

Eligibility criteria

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Registered as a full-time student in Yukon College’s Aviation Management Diploma Program;
  • Able to demonstrate financial need with a personal expenses budget; and
  • Provide a 200 word letter outlining why you have chosen aviation as a career, including how this will support your goal to live and work in the North

Selection criteria

  • Ability to meet above criteria;
  • First preference to a student from a Yukon community outside of Whitehorse;
  • Second preference will be given according to the following order: 1) Yukon students, 2) Northern students (those whose permanent address is above 50 degrees latitude), including residents of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut as well as northern British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador and 3) Students from elsewhere.