The ability of Syilx students to access post-secondary education is central to our Nation moving forward and our voices being heard.
Each year the Okanagan Nation Alliance and Fortis BC provide two awards of $1200.00 to financially support eligible Syilx/ Okanagan Nation members enrolled or accepted into a recognized university or college on a full-time basis in a minimum 2 year program. As of 2020 we also received donations from Hi-Trax, Lance McLean (PIB) and Progressive Fence, thus we are able to offer two additional $1200.00 bursaries. The Building a Better Future Bursary has been granted every year since 2009.
This year the Okanagan Nation Alliance is pleased to announce four bursaries as part of this year’s Building a Better Future Bursary Program. The 2021 recipients are:
For more information on the Building a Better Future Bursary please visit: www.syilx.org/about-us/operations/building-a-better-future-bursary/