AMOUNT:  $2,500 (funds awarded as a tuition credit - split between the fall and winter semester)

AVAILABLE TO:  To be eligible for this award, a recipient must be:

  1. a female BC resident
  2. demonstrate academic proficiency
  3. demonstrate community engagement
  4. be enrolled full-time in one of the programs at UFV
  5. meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • a single mother advancing their education,
  • a mature woman retraining for a return to the workforce after a long absence,
  • a woman in non-traditional fields of study,
  • an immigrant, aboriginal, or a woman with disabilities who need assistance in overcoming educational barriers.

HOW TO APPLY: Application forms for this scholarship is available on-line at MyUFV.  Log into MyUFV, click on Student Information,  then the tab for Financial Aid.


If selected the recipient must sign The Minerva Foundation For BC Women Consent Form and be willing to be publicly acknowledged and share story.


Apply online for your
Canada-B.C. Student Loan
6 to 8 weeks before start
of term.

Apply for Interest-free status and
continue your full-time studies
without renewing your student loan.

Apply for UFV Bursaries
online through myUFV.
Applications accepted
every semester.

Find out about UFV Scholarships.
Applications accepted from
March 15 to May 10.

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